February 05, 2015In memory of the architect, who died in December at the age of 89, here’s the second of two excerpts from an interview by Jorge Fernández, done in 2000, that appeared in the Cuban magazine Revolución y Cultura.
Architecture & Urbanism
January 29, 2015In 2000, Jorge Fernández—currently director of the Wifredo Lam Center and the upcoming 12th Bienal de La Habana—sat down with Ricardo Porro, the lead architect of the National Art Schools (now ISA). The conversation spanned two days. In memory of Porro, here is the first of two excerpts from that interview, which originally appeared in the Cuban magazine Revolución y Cultura in honor of Porro’s 80th birthday.
May 06, 2014Last week, co-curators Holly Block and María Inés Rodríguez gave a tour of Beyond the Supersquare, the new show at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. An international look at the influence of Latin American and Caribbean modernist architecture on contemporary art, the show included several artists from Cuba—so many that we couldn’t fit all the photos into one article. Part 2 follows immediately after.