June 21, 2012In Part 1 of our walkthrough of the exhibition Las Metáforas del Cambio, co-curators Alejandro Machando Font and Concha Fontenla touched on themes of private and public, collectivity and individuality, religion, and sexuality. Then, the conversation got interesting.
June 19, 2012For many visitors, the 11th Havana Bienal is already passing into memory. But before it does, we want to share with Cuban Art News readers one of the most interesting of the Bienal’s many collateral exhibitions: Las Metáforas del Cambio (Metaphors of Change) at the contemporary art space Factoría Habana. We were fortunate to enjoy a walk-through with the exhibition’s co-curators, Alejandro Machado Font and Concha Fontenla, who is also the director of Factoría Habana.
June 14, 2012Teatro el Publico opens in Miami tonight, the three parts of Caribbean: Crossroads open across NYC this week, and Carlos Estévez opens in Santo Domingo next Thursday. Meanwhile, urbanist Julio César Pérez meets Prince Charles in London, contemporary Cuban art is coming to the Bronx, Sandra Ceballos’s exhibition is held over in Havana, and along the Malecón, Detrás del muro gets—then loses—more molinos del viento.
June 13, 2012Yesterday, Cuban Art News shared the first part of curator Orlando Hernández’s essay accompanying the exhibition Cannibal/Carnival: Elio Rodríguez and Douglas Pérez Castro, on view through July 21 at London’s Breese Little Gallery. Here, Hernández focuses on Rodríguez’s art and reflects on the commonalities and differences between the two artists.
June 12, 2012Last month, Cannibal/Carnival: Elio Rodríguez and Douglas Pérez Castro opened at London’s Breese Little Gallery, where it runs through July 21. In this two-part series, Orlando Hernández, the exhibition’s curator, shares his reflections on the artists’ work: their commonalities, their differences, and their contributions to contemporary art in Cuba. Look for Part 2 tomorrow.
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