Saturday, June 14, 2008

the symbol of rebellion

This is the portrait of Che Guevara and it is the most widely reporduced image in the history of the photograph. This image has become the universal symbol of rebellion. So we need to know who is the artist not just the icon. The photographer is Alberto Korda. Ernesto Che Guevara, the long-haired Argentine guerrilla wearing a soldier's beret with a single star. He helped Fidel Castro to power in Cuba's 1959 revolution - have propelled him to become a global symbol of rebellion. He was born on this day 14 Jun, 1928.