Coca Che

by Luc Chessex


Photographs: Luca Chessex

Text: Luca Chessex

Publisher: RM

96 pages

Pictures: 75

Year: November 2016

ISBN: 9788416282388

Price: 46

Comments: comments: hardcover, 22 x 31,5 cm, design: Ramon Pez, language: spanish

In Coca Che, images of the revolutionary Che Guevara, created from a photograph by Alberto Korda, dialogue with photos used to advertised Coca-Cola, the soft drink invented by a pharmacist in Atlanta in 1886.

El Che and Coca-Cola are two icons that contend for presence in the land-scape of the Americas. The former is an emblem of revolutionary ideology, whereas the latter represents the “American way of life.” It is the confrontation of these two images that gives meaning to this photobook.

The photographs in Coca Che were taken in the 1960s and 1970s, when the Swiss photographer Luc Chessex lived for fourteen years in Cuba and traveled all over Latin America.


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Coca Che

by Luc Chessex


Photographs: Luca Chessex

Text: Luca Chessex

Publisher: RM

96 pages

Pictures: 75

Year: November 2016

ISBN: 9788416282388

Price: 46

Comments: comments: hardcover, 22 x 31,5 cm, design: Ramon Pez, language: spanish

In Coca Che, images of the revolutionary Che Guevara, created from a photograph by Alberto Korda, dialogue with photos used to advertised Coca-Cola, the soft drink invented by a pharmacist in Atlanta in 1886.

El Che and Coca-Cola are two icons that contend for presence in the land-scape of the Americas. The former is an emblem of revolutionary ideology, whereas the latter represents the “American way of life.” It is the confrontation of these two images that gives meaning to this photobook.

The photographs in Coca Che were taken in the 1960s and 1970s, when the Swiss photographer Luc Chessex lived for fourteen years in Cuba and traveled all over Latin America.


more books tagged »Cuba« | >> see all

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A collector's choice by josefchladek.com

Coca Che

by Luc Chessex


Photographs: Luca Chessex

Text: Luca Chessex

Publisher: RM

96 pages

Pictures: 75

Year: November 2016

ISBN: 9788416282388

Price: 46

Comments: comments: hardcover, 22 x 31,5 cm, design: Ramon Pez, language: spanish

In Coca Che, images of the revolutionary Che Guevara, created from a photograph by Alberto Korda, dialogue with photos used to advertised Coca-Cola, the soft drink invented by a pharmacist in Atlanta in 1886.

El Che and Coca-Cola are two icons that contend for presence in the land-scape of the Americas. The former is an emblem of revolutionary ideology, whereas the latter represents the “American way of life.” It is the confrontation of these two images that gives meaning to this photobook.

The photographs in Coca Che were taken in the 1960s and 1970s, when the Swiss photographer Luc Chessex lived for fourteen years in Cuba and traveled all over Latin America.


more books tagged »Cuba« | >> see all

more books tagged »revolution« | >> see all

A collector's choice by josefchladek.com