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CHE GUEVARA. The Icon of a Generation
Opening, Monday, May 26th 2008

On May 26th 2008 the exhibition CHE GUEVARA. The Icon of a generation opened with Che´s son, Camilo Guevara, present.

A lot more than 600 guests came to the opening and were captivated by the extraordinary exhibition. We are also very happy about the immense media coverage of the exhibition. Peter Coeln gave the Laudation and the opening speech was held by Dr. Alfred Weidinger and René Burri. Dr. Kaufmann, owner of the Leica Camera AG, handed a Leica M8 Chrom - which was manufactured specifically because of Che´s 80th birthday - to Camilo Guevarain.

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René Burri during the opening speech
Dr. Andreas Kaufmann and Camilo Guevara

Peter Coeln and Camilo Guevara
René Burri in between Dr. Alfred Weidinger and Christian Skrein
Norma Goicochea Estenoz, René Burri and Dr. Andreas Kaufmann
More than 600 visitors came to see the opening
The Cuban embassador Norma Goicochea Estenoztalks with the ORF
Christine de Grancy and Uwe Schögl
The team of Floridita
Photographer Gerhard Trumler
René Burri and Erick Zott (owner of the Floridita)
Dr. Ulla Fischer-Westhauser, Curator of the exhibition talks with Camilo Guevara and René Burri
Photogapher Christian Skrein
ORF Journalists with Camilo Guevara
René Burri and Camilo Guevara