This Month in History

21-4-1940An exhibition of drawings and caricatures by Alfonso Salcines Díaz from Cienfuegos was inaugurated at El Ateneo.


21--4- 1940 An exhibition of drawings and caricatures by Alfonso Salcines Díaz from Cienfuegos was inaugurated at El Ateneo

This caricaturist and painter, born in Cienfuegos, became known in the magazine El Figaro in 1909 and later in the magazines Bohemia and Cuba y America. In 1913 his comic strip Los viajes de Maximin y Siropito, published in the newspaper El Heraldo de Cuba, became popular. He came to use the pseudonym Alex (1906).