A Selection of Our Past Stories
The Belkis Ayón Estate unveils a new website and a printmaking competition, an Enrique Martínez Celaya bronze arrives at the Winter Palace, eroticism goes on view in Havana, pornography becomes commentary in Brooklyn, and in Florida, four Cuban artists reflect on the world after 1989.
With next week’s “New Now” sale of contemporary art, Phillips makes good on its plan to integrate Latin American art into its international sales—including a special section on Cuban art.
Recently a new exhibition based on Detrás del Muro—the ambitious, multi-artist public art project presented along the Malecón at last year’s 11th Havana Biennial—opened at The 8th Floor in New York. Juan Delgado, the project’s curator and producer and co-curator of the current exhibition, chats with Rafael DiazCasas about the project and its many lives.
Last week, Marco Castillo of Los Carpinteros issued a press release headlined “Dissolution of the Collective LOS CARPINTEROS; New Horizons for Its Two Artists.” What comes next for Castillo and former partner Dagoberto Rodríguez?
Seventeen years after her death, artist and master printmaker Belkis Ayón is the subject of a retrospective at the Fowler Museum at UCLA—her first museum show outside Cuba. The curator, Havana-based Cristina Vives, talked with Lidia Hernández Tapia about the exhibition and how it came to Los Angeles.
In last week’s Latin American sales at Sotheby’s and Christie’s in New York, key figures in Cuban and Latin American art achieved new sale records.
This spring, the Dialogues in Cuban Art project brought a group of artists to Miami from Havana, following a Miami-to-Havana trip the previous year. Project organizer Elizabeth Cerejido spoke with Cuban Art News New York editor Susan Delson about the Havana visitors’ week in Miami, and the project in general.