A Selection of Our Past Stories
In Part 1 of this two-part interview, Pérez discusses the highlights of his current exhibition, the details of his ten-point approach to planning for Havana’s growth and development, and why all architects need to start out by designing houses.
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.
This winter, Havana welcomed graphic designer Edel Rodríguez for a show of his work at Casa de las Américas. Cristina Figuroa, curator of Nature Boy, shares a recent conversation she had with Rodríguez.
In support of New York’s biggest show of the summer—Caribbean: Crossroads of the World, on view in three museums—the Bronx Museum of the Arts draws on the strengths of its own collection, and generous lenders, to throw an invigorating spotlight on contemporary Cuban art.
A major Ana Mendieta retrospective opens in Turin, Los Carpinteros light a fire at Matadero Madrid, and Tania Bruguera delivers a prestigious lecture in San Diego. Armando Mariño goes solo at Volta NY, shows open in Chelsea and Brooklyn, and Cuban films and filmmakers come to MoMA.
Underscoring the recent agreement between the Italian and Cuban governments in support of Havana’s National Art Schools, the Cuba pavilion in the Milan Triennial of architecture and design focuses on the schools, their architecture, and plans for their restoration.