The Light in Cuban Eyes in Cuban Art News

The upcoming book The Light in Cuban Eyes: Lake Forest College's Madeleine P. Plonsker Collection of Contemporary Cuban Photography, which will be accompanied by an exhibition at the gallery in the spring, is listed in Cuban Art News' 'Bookshelf'. This bilingual volume highlights the work of 50 photographers, both emerging and established, who have been active in Cuba from the Special Period to the present, 1992–2012. The photos in the book are accompanied by artists’ statements, collector’s comments, and essays by scholars. Collector Madeleine P. Plonsker observes that “Cuban photography has undergone a dramatic transformation over the past twenty years. Cuba's contemporary photographers are poised to reach a broader international audience, and the intent of my book is to bring you their story.”

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