Hurricane Matthew may have postponed some of the weekend’s events, but the art season continues in full swing in Havana and South Florida—with additions in London, Madrid, New York, and Washington, DC.
For much of the 20th century, the covers that Andrés García Benítez designed for Carteles magazine captured the sophistication and wit of Cuban culture. Martin Garrido Gómez, director of the Provincial Art Center in Holguín, celebrates García Benítez’s art in his centennial year.
Following part one of his conversation with Lidia Hernández Tapia, Eduardo Hernández Santos talks about his groundbreaking early exhibitions, his recent series El Muro, and the “boom of the phallus” in Cuban art.
In Havana, La Ciudad de las Columnas showcases the photographs of Ramón Martínez Grandal, while a cross-section of artists unveil works in London. Women artists respond to Ana Mendieta in Arizona, Cu4atro Caminos comes to Miami, and six Cuban artists head to Brooklyn in 2017.