The J. Paul Getty Museum

Patria o Muerte, Cuba

Object Details

Title:

Patria o Muerte, Cuba

Artist/Maker:

Osvaldo Salas (Cuban, 1914 - 1992)

Culture:

Cuban

Places:

Cuba (Place Created)

Cuba (Place Depicted)

Date:

negative January 1959; print 1984

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Object Number:

2010.89.3

Dimensions:

57.8 × 45.2 cm (22 3/4 × 17 13/16 in.)

Copyright:

© The Osvaldo and Roberto Salas Estate, Havana, Cuba

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Object Description

Crowd of people clapping their hands over their heads. In the center is a large handmade sign that reads "Patria o Meurte" (Homeland or Death).

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
A Revolutionary Project: Cuba from Walker Evans to Now (May 17 to October 2, 2011)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), May 17 to October 2, 2011