Last month, Lázaro Saavedra was honored with the 2014 Cuban National Award for Visual Art. In a conversation with Lianet Hernández, he looks back on his career, the role of humor in his art, his love of paradox, and what it feels like to hit 50.
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.
The artists who came of age before the vanguardia movement are among the least well known in Cuban art history. Art historian and conservator Dayamí Cabrera González introduces us to a central member of this “lost generation,” the artist Ramón Loy.