Red Couch, Havana 2010, Digital C-print 90 3/8 x 73 in.

Red Couch, Havana

2010, Digital C-print

90 3/8 x 73 in.

Michael Eastman

American photographer Michael Eastman captures the beauty and decay of the Cuban architecture and interiors in his series 'Havana'. Using traditional methods, a 4x5 camera with negative film and long exposures with natural light, his photographs describe in great detail the splendor and sadness of the Cuban capital. A purist at heart, both Eastman's unflinching eye and lens are true. He does not alter the images while revealing accurate colors and light, and preserving historical accuracy.

Michael Eastman graduated from the University of Wisconsin. He has had recent shows in New York, London, Oklahoma, Santa Fe, and Paris. His photos reside in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, and Los Angeles County Museum, to name just a few. He lives and works in St. Louis, MO.

Image courtesy Barry Friedman Ltd. and Michael Eastman.