Let’s take a break from all of the Terry Richardson hype for a minute and get really raw. Michael Dweck recently published “Habana Libre,” a collection of his photos documenting the social life in modern day Cuba. Dweck’s subject matter penetrates the vibrant social scene of a society that has been politically ostracized for decades. His use of the monochromatic medium adds the perfect flavor to the subject matter.

Interviews by William Westbrook
Published by Damiani editore, Italy
290 pages, 21 four-color plates, 214 duotones plates, 3 gate-folds
Hardcover, jacketed, 9.75 x 12.5 inches
ISBN 978-88-6208-184-9
Retail: $65.00
Publication date: October 1, 2011 (US); November 1, 2011 (International)
Edition size: 3000

More looks after the jump.