October 11, 2011Although contemporary Cuban art and artists are becoming well known internationally, and the number of private collectors has increased dramatically worldwide, earlier collectors and collections are less well known in Cuba and elsewhere. In this two-part series, Cuban art historian Delia Ma. López Campistrous introduces us to a foundational figure in 20th-century Cuban art collecting: the architect Evelio Govantes Fuertes.
October 04, 2011At the Fowler Museum at UCLA, Transcultural Pilgrim: Three Decades of Work by José Bedia surveys the artist’s work from an interesting angle, blending his creative and spiritual practices into a seamless whole. The show’s curators, Judith Bettelheim and Janet Catherine Berlo, talked with Cuban Art News about the exhibition, Bedia’s work, and his position in the contemporary art world.
September 29, 2011The first weeks of October will see María Magdalena Campos-Pons opening two exhibitions in Nashville, Tennessee as Cuban Art Space hosts William Pérez and Marlys Fuego and Miami’s Cernuda Gallery welcomes Irina Elén. Meanwhile, the Creole Choir of Cuba wraps up a month-long U.S. tour and L.A. museumgoers get a last chance for the photography show at the Getty.
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