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Cuba, Revolution, Fidel: 1950-1960s, by Magnum photographers (22 photos)











From Burt Glinn to Elliott Erwitt via Henri Cartier-Bresson, Marc Riboud and RenĂ© Burri, Magnum’s great photographers covered the Cuban revolution and Fidel Castro’s rise to power.
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Fidel Castro addressing the crowd in 1959. Burt Glinn. Magnum Photos





Liberation of Havana, 1959.
Burt Glinn. Magnum Photos

Fidel Castro in Havana in 1959. Burt Glinn. Magnum Photos





Fidel Castro and his revolutionary army on the road to Havana. Burt Glinn. Magnum Photos

Speech in Santa Clara in 1959. Burt Glinn. Magnum Photos

Fidel Castro in Havana, during the first days of liberation, in 1959. Photo Bob Henriques. Magnum Photos

Havana, in 1959: crowd waiting for the arrival of Fidel Castro. Burt Glinn. Magnum Photos