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A Selection of Our Past Stories

Felix Gonzalez-Torres in Chelsea

While Carmen Herrera’s show opens this evening, last Thursday a show of work by her friend Felix Gonzalez-Torres opened just a few blocks away. That morning, longtime gallerist Andrea Rosen, a close friend of Gonzalez-Torres and executor of his estate, guided visitors through the new exhibition at David Zwirner gallery.

Cuban Artists at the Venice Biennale

A mix of Cuban and international artists explore “individuality and context” in the Cuban Pavilion as individual artists reflect on “All the World’s Futures.”

FAC Turns 2: A Conversation with Nelson Ponce and Inti Herrera

The Fábrica de Arte Cubano is such an integral part of the Havana cultural scene that it’s hard to believe it opened only two years ago. To mark the anniversary, Cuban Art News writer Ketty Mora sat down with two members of the curatorial team to talk about FAC and its evolution since its beginnings in February 2014.

More Than Fossils and Lizards: An Art-Focused Look at ¡Cuba!

A research expedition into the biodiversity of eastern Cuba may have been the starting point for !Cuba! But even at a natural history museum, art was not left behind.

Servando Cabrera Moreno: The Erotic Drawings

Rosemary Rodríguez, deputy director of the Servando Cabrera Moreno Museum and Library, talks to Maya Quiroga about Epifanía del cuerpo (Epiphany of the Body), a show of more than 30 of the artist’s erotic drawings—most of them previously unknown.

Update: Leyva Novo in Sweden, Gárciga in Mexico City, Pérez in...

Reynier Leyva Novo opens a solo show in Sweden; so does Douglas Pérez in the Netherlands. Eduardo Ponjuán solos at Galería Habana, Miguel Florido comes to Coral Gables, Luis Gárciga opens in Mexico City, and Global Cuba Fest kicks off in Miami.

Miami Art Week Preview, Part 1: Museums and Galleries

With the start of Art Week just days away, we kick off our annual guide with a look at Cuban art in Miami-area museums and galleries. Next: Cuban art at the fairs.

Update: Cuban Art and Architecture in Miami, Arrechea in New York,...

A Cuban exhibition comes to Miami’s arteaméricas 2012 show, a Cuban architect comes to the Miami International Film Festival, and a New York Cuban photographer continues at Miami’s Hardcore Contemporary Art Space. Alexandre Arrechea opens in Manhattan, a Cuban-American curator prepares a show for Havana, and a new Cuban humor blog makes its debut.

Exclusive: Ella Fontanals-Cisneros on CIFO Art Space Closing & Future Plans

In a phone conversation from Madrid, CIFO founder Ella Fontanals-Cisneros spoke with Cuban Art News about CIFO in Miami, Cuban art and artists, her own collecting, and CIFO’s plans going forward.

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