In Cuba, three modernists vindicated

Architects & Artisans - It traces its roots to an inspired conversation between victorious revolutionaries Che Guevara and Fidel Castro on an abandoned, suburban Havana golf course in January 1961.

Those were heady days.  The pair had already defeated Batista, booted the Americans and launched a successful literacy campaign, shutting down the schools and sending students out to the countryside to learn to read.

“Che wanted to move ahead in other areas of education, like an international, cutting-edge art school,” said architect John Loomis, author more.


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