Friday May 25, 2018

Books

Bienal Snapshot: Books-as-Art in Libros sin dominio

As part of his project, Intervención en la librería (Intervention in the Bookstore), artist Yornel Martínez invited curator Elvia Rosa Castro to organize a show in which artists turned books into one-of-a-kind objects. Here are ten that we found especially striking.

Bookshelf: Cuban Art, Photography, History, and More

For your reading pleasure, these books spotlight artist Alexandre Arrechea, photography collections, Cuban theater in exile, and the adventures of a Cuban-born countess, among other topics.

Bookshelf: Cuban Art, Architecture, Music, Cooking, and More

Artists Luis Cruz Azaceta and Alberto Rey, modern architecture in Havana, Cuban music and cuisine are among the topics in this holiday-season round-up.

Bookshelf: Cuban Contemporary Art, Design, Great Houses, and of Course, Padura

From Havana at its most stylish to four generations of women in an Afro-Cuban religious family, here are our picks for reading, reference, and leisurely browsing—plus an e-book by our Havana editor.

Pig’s Foot: A Ballet Superstar Writes a Novel

Late last year, Cuban-born international ballet powerhouse Carlos Acosta surprised the literary world by publishing his first novel, Pig’s Foot. We asked poet, playwright, and translator Félix Lizárraga to give us his opinion, and the essay he sent us is a literary work in itself: part review, part reminiscence, part lyrical reverie. Enjoy the journey to Pig’s Foot.
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