Born in Havana in 1947, Mario Algaze is master of his craft, on par with such giants as Andre Kertesz, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and the legendary Manuel Alvarez-Bravo. In 1960, Algaze and his family were exiled from their native land, just one year after the end of the Cuban Revolution. Algaze remembers, “I never understood that at the age of thirteen, when my mother and father flew from Havana on the Pan Am flight, it would be forty years until I would see my homeland again, or that I would be leaving the Communist revolution and entering a cultural one instead.”
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