February 27, 2014Late last month, Agustín Fernández: Ultimate Surrealist opened at the Katzen Arts Center of American University in Washington, DC. Using exhibition curator Donald Kuspit’s words as a guide, Miryam Haarlammert offers a quick exhibition walkthrough, focusing on a few key works.
February 25, 2014For three years, filmmaker Mary Jane Doherty followed a secondary-school class at Havana’s famed National School of Ballet. In an e-mail interview with Nadine Covert, she talks about the filmmaking process, her immersion in the world of Cuban ballet students, and the unexpected twists that her story took.
February 18, 2014Two shows of emerging art and artists go on view on the island, Los Carpinteros open their Bazar in Madrid, and Angela Valella and Pavel Acosta prepare solo shows in Miami. Abelardo Morell’s retrospective travels to Atlanta, Teresita Fernández is coming to Harvard and MASS MoCA, and 200 residency scholarships await their applicants.
February 13, 2014Last Thursday, Cuban Art News ran a “sneak preview” interview with Celia and Yunior, whose new exhibition, Sala Discontinua (created with Ricardo Miguel Hernández), opened the next evening at the Centro de desarrollo de las artes visuales (DCAV). Now, here are photos from the opening that convey much more clearly what the artists had in mind, and the impact of the exhibition on its viewers.
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