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A Selection of Our Past Stories

Back (Again) from Havana: A Report from the Publisher

Late last month Cuban Art News publisher Howard Farber and his wife Patricia made a short trip to Havana. Here is his impression of the city, six weeks after the December 17 announcement.

Update: Openings and Events in Miami, New York, Los Angeles, and...

In our Update last week, we reported on exhibitions and events on the island and in Europe. Today, we focus on what’s happening in the US, including awards, fellowships, and other news.

Cuban Art Awards Finalists Announced

The Farber Foundation has announced the finalists for the first international Cuban Art Awards, spotlighting a mix of artists working on the island and abroad.

Update: Azaceta in New York, Vincench in Miami, Novoa in Atlanta,...

This week, Cuban art is on display up and down the U.S. East Coast, the PINTA New York Latin American art fair opens, and Cuban musicians go for the gold in the Latin Grammys tonight.

Preview: Cuban Architects at Home and in Exile: The Modernist Generation

Early next month, the Coral Gables Museum turns the spotlight on modernist architecture by Cuban designers on the island and abroad. Victor Deupi, who co-curated the exhibition with Jean-François Lejeune, gives us a pre-opening glimpse of Cuban Architects at Home and in Exile.

Haydée Milanés: “My father is certainly the greatest influence over my...

Fresh from winning multiple Lucas Awards for her video clip Canción fácil, Haydée Milanés talks with Cuban Art News about upcoming projects, singing with her father, and what makes an ideal performance space.

Bésame mucho: Eduardo Ponjuán and His Double

In conjunction with his receiving the 2013 Cuban National Award in the Visual Arts, Eduardo Ponjuán’s solo exhibition is currently on view at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes. Maeva Peraza reflects on Eduardo Ponjuán: Bésame mucho.

VIDEO: The Arcades of La Habana

As the northern hemisphere moves into the “dog days” of August heat and humidity, we share a celebration of the arcades that define so much of Havana’s enduring architecture, in a video slide show by Cuban-born, Florida-based architect Ángel C. Saqui.

“Juan of the Dead:” The Making of A Cult Film Hit,...

Tomorrow night, the Cuban comedy-horror film Juan of the Dead makes its Florida debut at the Miami Film Festival. The hottest ticket of the festival, it sold out its initial 1,700-seat screening weeks in advance, and more screenings have been added. Cuban Art News caught up with the film’s director, Alejandro Brugués, and producer Inti Herrera for a lengthy conversation about independent film production on the island, the zombie-film genre, and the making of Juan of the Dead.

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