Daily Archives: December 6, 2022

Art, revolution and the ‘Golden Age of the Cuban Poster’

Luis Vega De Castro (b. 1944), Diques de Viet Nam, 1973. Silkscreen poster. “During a period of profound and rapid social and political changes, the Cuban poster boldly documented and embodied the spirit and ideals of the Cuban revolution. ‘Thanks to … Continue reading

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Teenage tragedy song

“A teenage tragedy song is a style of ballad in popular music that peaked in popularity in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Examples of the style are also known as ‘tear jerkers’, ‘death discs’ or ‘splatter platters’, among other … Continue reading

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