Cuban Aesthetics Under Socialism Part II

By Alex Marino, Staff Writer Don’t miss Part I of this article, posted on Das Tor here. How do we differentiate utilitarian value from aesthetic worth? The appeal to cultural sensitivities and subconscious desires that draws individuals into an institutionalized objective reality links this case study to Peter Berger’s theory, but the Cuban case is […]

Cuban Aesthetics Under Socialism: Part 1

By Alex Marino, Staff Writer In 1959, Fidel Castro’s communist party took control of the Cuban government and initiated a revolutionary movement that would define Cuba’s socio-political and socio-economic status for an indeterminable period. The Revolutionary Era contains many components worth analyzing, but for the purposes of this study I will focus on the fluctuations […]