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Havana

Bailey, David

Code: 2280

ISBN: 9783865212702

Publisher: Steidl

New Hardcover First Edition, Signed by the photographer

Price: £60

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Havana Published by Steidl, 2006 Signed by David Bailey 'My book Havana is just a superficial look, not a soul searching investigation, a quick impression of a place that is unique in itÒs geographical position, being much closer to the United States of America than the space station. Both are places ordinary Americans cannot visit. To be one of the poorest nations on Earth, almost within spitting distance of the richest, makes the poverty of Cuba seem more extreme. Two countries with extreme ideologies; the small one proving that Communism does not work, the other proving that democratic paranoia does work if the power and the money are in place.' David Bailey Havana shows Bailey at the height of his powers, producing photographs that reflect his mastery of the full range of the distinct genres of the medium. From vibrant street reportage to seering portraiture, this book offers a quintessential view of a city which is the touchstone for one of the most distinct cultural and political divides in a world fast moving towards homogeneity ISBN 3-86521-270-0