Renowned photographer Mario Algaze’s retrospective at HistoryMiami

November 9, 2014 2:04 AM

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Renowned photographer Mario Algaze’s retrospective at HistoryMiami

There is a sense of something else, of something more — a world evolving, a lover scorned, a crime of passion about to be committed — in Mario Algaze’s black-and-white photographs. Considered one of the masters of the art, the Miami-based Cuban-American manages to capture evocative scenes that live beyond the images frozen by his camera.

There is, for instance, the lone coffee cup on a round table in Club La Paz in Bolivia. (Did someone fail to make the meeting, hence café for one?) And the leg and box of a shoeshine from San Angel, Mexico. (Was business slow?) And the Spandex-wearing woman waiting at the bus stop in Santiago de Cub...

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