Mario Algaze (Havana, Cuba b. 1947)
"Mario Algaze's photographs are imbued with a haunting, lyrical quality that causes them to flicker in the mind like candles in the night long after the earth has been enveloped in darkness" - Collette Chattopadhyay, Art Nexus (2004)
Algaze is one of the world's foremost contemporary Latin American documentary photographers. In 1960, Algaze settled in Miami, and eleven years later began his career as a freelance photojournalist for national and international publications. He has received numerous awards and wide recognition for his photographic eye and printing skill.