Amid Havana’s Daily Rations, Flashes of Serendipity

Photos by L.A.-Based Photographer David Stork Reveal the Rhythms of this Cuban Capital on the Eve of the 21st Century

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A kid jumps with both arms raised, while a group of boys look on to see if his basketball will make the hoop. A woman wearing a bandana walks under an archway. A shirtless man in flip-flops rides a bicycle with a crate holding a small girl.

These are some of the moments captured in “Ten Blocks Square—Havana 1999,” an exhibition of David Stork’s photographs at the Couturier Gallery in Los Angeles. The black-and-white photos document daily life in Cuba at the eve of the 21st century—a time of food …

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