September 02, 2014With projects like Los Carpinteros’ Cardboard Beach in Toronto and Arlés del Río’s Nearness in New York’s Times Square, public art has jumped into the spotlight this summer. We thought it would be interesting to shift the focus to South Florida, and the artists of Cuban descent who’ve been contributing to the public art scene there for several decades.
August 26, 2014This weekend, the McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College opens Wifredo Lam: Imagining New Worlds, a retrospective exhibition that presents the Cuban artist as an international figure in 20th-century art history. Cuban Art News spoke with curator Elizabeth T. Goizueta about the show and her approach to Lam and his work.
August 21, 2014Getting a jump on the fall season: a new exhibition puts Wifredo Lam into a global art context, Alexandre Arrechea opens in Chelsea, and Belkis Ayón prints go on view in upstate New York. Five Cuba-based artists open in Miami, and in Los Angeles, Roberto Fabelo adds a gallery show to his ongoing MOLAA exhibition.
August 19, 2014In her largest solo exhibition to date, Teresita Fernández fills the galleries of MASS MoCA with works that respond in different ways to the massive, light-filled spaces of the former industrial complex. Here’s a quick photo walk-through of the exhibition, on view through March 2015.
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