Image of the Day – The photo Cuba’s Castros banned from the Havana Art Festival

This provocative picture by photographer Erick Coll is a perfect example of art imitating life. In this case, Coll’s art imitates life in Castro’s Cuba. Here, the Cuban people not only wipe themselves with the daily state-run newspapers in a figurative sense, the decades-long shortage of toilet paper in this Workers’ Paradise means they wipe themselves with it literally as well.

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The image so well illustrates the misery of life in Castro’s Cuba that the aparthed dictatorship banned it from the Havana Art Festival.

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1 thought on “Image of the Day – The photo Cuba’s Castros banned from the Havana Art Festival”

  1. Oh, but it’s not anything political. It’s just, you know, a question of taste, and everyone knows what paragons of taste the Castro people have always been.

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