In Havana, a Look at Race & Racism in Cuban Art
At the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, curators Roberto Cobas Amate and Laura Arañó Arencibia take us through "Nada Personal" (Nothing Personal), their investigation of race and racism in more than two centuries of Cuban art.
After Los Carpinteros: Marco Castillo Explores Cuban Architecture & Design in “The Decorator’s Home”
Late last month, Marco Castillo—formerly of the group Los Carpinteros—opened The Decorator’s Home at UTA Artist Space, the new powerhouse gallery in Los Angeles. In an email interview with Cuban Art News, Castillo talks about the show, about recovering forgotten Cuban designers of the 1960s and 1970s, and reconnecting them with contemporary Cuban art and design.
Women in the Havana Biennial—3 Top Picks
The 13th Havana Biennial includes a number of shows and installations around the city. Here, we focus on three standout presentations: an installation by Glenda León and exhibitions by curators Elvia Rosa Castro and Magda González Mora.
Spotlight on Matanzas: María Magdalena Campos-Pons and “Ríos Intermitentes”
Ríos intermitentes founder & artistic director María Magdalena Campos-Pons calls the project “an integral artistic intervention that aims to build a vibrant city.” We traveled to Matanzas for a closer look.
At an Old Glass Factory, an Explosion of Cuban Art
Organized by Christian Gundín of the art space El Apartamento, a cross-generational exhibition fills an industrial space near the Plaza de la Revolución..