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A Selection of Our Past Stories

Exhibition Walk-Through: Esterio Segura at MoLAA

This past November, the Museum of Latin American Art opened Esterio Segura, the first comprehensive survey of his work presented by a museum outside Cuba. As the show nears the end of its run, Cuban Art News takes a photo walk-through of Esterio Segura.

Cuban Art Roundtable 2013, Part 3: A Quick One-to-One with Marysol...

As a participant in our 2013 Cuban Art Roundtable, the Christie’s VP and specialist in Latin American art responded to questions sent to all members of the panel. But we couldn’t resist the opportunity to query her on a few more specific topics.

Pedro de Oraá: “Concrete” Thinking on Cuban Abstract Art

With Cuban abstract art claiming an increasing share of international art-world attention these days, Lianet Hernández searches out one of its key practitioners, Pedro de Oraá. Winner of the 2015 Premio Nacional for visual arts and a vital champion of abstract art in Cuba, de Oraá is currently celebrated in Abstractivos, his just-opened exhibition at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.

Bookshelf: Cuban Contemporary Art, Design, Great Houses, and of Course, Padura

From Havana at its most stylish to four generations of women in an Afro-Cuban religious family, here are our picks for reading, reference, and leisurely browsing—plus an e-book by our Havana editor.

Cuban Caricatures & Abstract Art

At the Wolfsonian-FIU, a new exhibition spotlights graphic artist and publisher Conrado Massaguer and his influence on cosmopolitan Cuban culture before the Revolution. And at the Frost-FIU, a pair of shows include Cuban-born and –descendant artists in surveys of artist books and US abstract art since the 1970s.

2012 Havana Charrette Spotlights Centro Habana

Last month, urban theorists from Australia, Norway, Italy, Canada, France, Serbia, and the U.S. joined their Cuban hosts for the sixth annual Havana Urban Design Charrette. Focusing on the Barrio Los Sitios neighborhood, they came up with innovative ideas for “the heart and soul of the metropolis.”

Update: Garaicoa in Bulgaria & Benin, Cruz Azaceta in Panama City,...

Carlos Garaicoa opens a solo show in Sofia and takes part in the first art biennale in Benin. Abel Barroso goes bicoastal, Luis Cruz Azaceta opens in Panama City, Guerra de la Paz continues in Long Island City, and New York auction houses prepare for next week’s Latin American sales.

In Conversation: Luis Miret

As Cuba-U.S. relations start to shift, how are things changing for art and artists on the island? The director of Havana’s most prestigious gallery reflects on collectors, art fairs, emerging artists, and Cuban art today in an email interview with Cuban Art News publisher Howard Farber.

Belkis and the Twin Towers: In Havana, 2 Anniversaries on 9/11

At Estudio Figueroa-Vives and the Norwegian Embassy in Vedado, the exhibition "Towers and Tombs" pairs previously unseen work by Belkis Ayón with never-exhibited photographs of New York in days after the attack. Curator Cristina Vives previews the show in a conversation with Cuban Art News.

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