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A Selection of Our Past Stories

Havana to New York: A Week of Openings & Events

Alexandre Arrechea unveils the latest works in an acclaimed series, "Volumen Uno" pioneer Ricardo Brey debuts in Chelsea, Glenda León presents a video at MoMA, and curator Gerardo Mosquera prepares a show on “machines for dreaming.” Elsewhere, Havana art presenters attend ARCO Madrid, Cuban artists join a show of Pop art, and Cuban ingenuity—and artist Pedro Pablo Oliva—are celebrated in Florida’s "Bulla Cubana."

Cuban Artists and South Florida Public Art, Part 2

In the second of two articles, Rafael DiazCasas extends his survey of public art by artists of a Cuban background in South Florida, including vanished but memorable works by Ana Mendieta, Fernando García, and George Sánchez-Calderón.

Update: Cuban Posters in NYC, Garaicoa at MASS MoCA, and Artists’...

Two shows on Cuban graphic art open tonight in New York’s Chelsea district, Carlos Garaicoa joins a group show in western Massachusetts, and just in time for the Bienal, two artists’ exhibitions are announced in Havana.

Update: Photography Hot in Havana, Arrechea and Darié in Miami,...

Noviembre Fotográfico continues in Havana, Néstor Arenas opens tonight in Miami, and Tresart opens its new Wynwood space with a show of Sandú Darié. Luis Cruz Azaceta opens his first New York solo show in five years, and abstract animations by Emilio Pérez take over Times Square every night this month.

Popping Up in Los Angeles: Cuban Art Space West

This October, the annual open house at Santa Monica Art Studios will include a surprise guest: New York’s Cuban Art Space, presenting its debut West Coast exhibition and a five-week program of special events. CAS director Sandra Levinson gives us the details.

Update: Cubans Invade Europe, Conversations & Exchanges in Miami, and A...

In Havana, the second Festival del Cartel runs this week, along with several recently opened shows. But the real action is in Europe, with shows in Belgium, Italy, and several in Germany, not to mention Wifredo Lam in Madrid. Dialogues in Cuban Art continues in Miami, and there’s a packed week of events in New York City, including Carmen Herrera at the new Lisson Gallery, solo shows for Félix González-Torres and Elsa Mora, and three vanguardia artists.

Preview: Havana Film Festival New York 2017

Now in its 18th year, the Havana Film Festival New York brings a broad selection of features, short films, and documentaries to the city’s moviegoers—and a panoramic look at contemporary Cuban cinema for anyone interested in filmmaking on the island.

“Video Cubano:” Cuban Video Goes Global

Featuring 31 works by 22 Cuban artists around the world, Video Cubano debuted last week in New York City. With a slate of artists that included Alexandre Arrechea, Lázaro Saavedra, and Glenda León, the edgy, slyly humorous videos touched on topics like the military, the black market, sexuality, and freedom of expression—all from a distinctly Cuban perspective.

Daniel Díaz Torres: “More than a laugh, I’m interested in a...

The new Cuban film La película de Ana (Ana’s Movie) premiered during the recent 34th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema in Havana, where it earned an award for Best Screenplay and Best Actress for Laura de la Uz. A few months ago, while the film was being edited, Cuban Art News spoke with its director, Daniel Díaz Torres.


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