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A Selection of Our Past Stories

Update: The Fall Season Begins

We’d barely moved from August to September before the art world’s fall season took off, and Cuban art took off with it. Here’s the latest on recent, current, and upcoming openings, with reports from the island, São Paulo, Miami, New York, L.A., and more.

At Venice Biennale, Cuban Pavilion Explores “The Perversion of the Classic”

This past Saturday, June 1, the 55th Venice Biennale officially opened to the public—and with it, the second Cuban Pavilion to be presented at the event. To celebrate the opening, Cuban Art News gathered statements from the Pavilion’s curators and three of its artists for a closer look at the exhibition and its concepts.

Clockwork (and Real) Ballerinas, Surreal Heads, and a “Femme-Cheval”: The Spring...

The first shows of the new season include a panoramic look at the art of Carlos Estévez, an exploration of one of Rafael Soriano’s most compelling themes, and an intimately scaled retrospective of Wifredo Lam in a new Manhattan gallery space. Plus abstract art in Miami, an upcoming Zilia Sánchez show in Washington, DC, and the return of “one of the most deliriously beautiful films ever made.”

The Mysterious World of Belkis Ayón

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.

Update: Choco in Cambridge, Cuban Modernism in Miami, Los Carpinteros in...

In the spotlight: a master printmaker in Cambridge, Los Carpinteros in Switzerland, and for Spanish speakers, Cuban modernism in Miami and a recent novel now available on U.S. bookshelves.

Jorge López Pardo: Graphite on Canvas, or the World Seen in...

Describing his work in Black Box, seen at Villa Manuela Gallery (UNEAC), López Pardo tells Cuban Art News: “I don’t make Cuban art, but art for human beings.”

Exhibition Walk-Through – Dilated Biography: Contemporary Cuban Narratives

This spring, he curated the Cuban Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale. Now Jorge Fernández Torres has curated a show of contemporary Cuban art for the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA), Boston.

Across the Strait: This Week in Havana

As VIPs swarm the Art Basel preview and Miami Art Week moves into full swing, we shift the focus to the other side of the Florida Strait, where an ambitious slate of exhibitions is filling Havana’s museums and art spaces. Plus awards & other news from farther afield.

Biennial Preview: Wild Noise at the MNBA

At the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, an exhibition by the Bronx Museum of the Arts kicks off a two-year collaboration between the two institutions. Timed to coincide with the Biennial, Wild Noise brings urban art from the Bronx Museum’s collection to the Havana art scene.


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