Faded Elegance: Photographs of Havana by Michael Eastman
Faded Elegance: Photographs of Havana by Michael Eastman consists of twenty-nine, 6 x 7 1/2 ft. photographs taken by the artist in 2014. Eastman explores Havana’s changing cultural landscape in his images of the city’s architecture and lush, by the effects of time. His large-scale photographs evoke the nostalgia and wealth of a bygone era, while shedding light on the harsh economic realities faced..
The first big purchase I ever made after I started working as a performer was a car that was my pride and joy. It was a red Mazda MX-5 convertible. I loved that car and I was the cliché blonde in a red sports car for a while, but I sold her because I spend so much time away from home now. It was sad. She was just sitting on the road not being used. - Natalie Dormer (x)