Sunday February 25, 2018

Korda: When the Revolution Came in Black-and-White

British auction house Dominic Winter announces the upcoming sale of photographs by Cuban photojournalist Alberto Diaz (Korda), best known for his portrait of Che Guevara--one of the most widely reproduced images in the world.

“Cuba Avant-Garde” Comes to Miami

With more than 50 works by 40 Cuban-born artists, Cuba Avant-Garde: Contemporary Cuban Art from the Farber Collection offers an international perspective on Cuban art from the mid-1980s to the present.

Cuban Art Makes Headlines in Spain

Spain has become the European center for contemporary Cuban art. Cuban galleries and artists such as Alexander Arrechea and Alexis Esquivel are actively participating in Spanish shows and art fairs, including ArcoMadrid and ArtMadrid.

Seduced by Havana: Images by Cathryn Griffith

When American photographer Cathryn Griffith journeyed to Cuba in 2003, she discovered music, the Cuban mojito, and the equivalent of an urban architectural museum. In the streets of Havana, Griffith found styles dating from the late 19th century onward: Eclecticism, Neo-Gothic, Edwardian, Art Noveau, Art Deco, and mid-century Modernism—all transformed by the impact of the Cuban Revolution on January 1, 1959.

The British Media Comment on Cuban Dance

In advance of upcoming UK tours by Cuba’s internationally acclaimed dance companies, The Guardian surveys dance culture on the island today. Comments from Cuban National Ballet director Alicia Alonso, Cuban Contemporary Dance director Miguel Iglesias, and dancers Carlos Acosta, Viengsay Valdés and Miguel Cabrera round out the picture.
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