The Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes is buzzing this season, with new and upcoming shows that include a centennial salute to Cundo Bermúdez, close to 100 prints by Salvador Dalí, a 10th-anniversary print show celebrating the Hispanoamerican Cultural Center, and a show of work by nine African-American artists, along with the artists themselves.
Last month saw the opening of Fabelo’s Anatomy, Roberto Fabelo’s first solo exhibition in a U.S. museum. In a brief email interview, the artist talks about the show, the Malecón as a subject in his work, and what it’s like to use an antique book as the basis of his art.
Havana’s Villa Manuela Gallery celebrates its 10th anniversary, René Francisco opens a solo show in Brazil, a Miami photo show puts a contemporary spin on Afro-Cuban spirituality, Tania Bruguera speaks at the Guggenheim next week, and Coco Fusco heads to MIT this fall.
In his installation for the 8th Berlin Biennale, Tonel reflects on events of the 20th century and their impact on Cuba, the Caribbean, and the world. Here, his own words guide us through a photo walk-through of Commerce.