January 17, 2012In the second installment of this two-part survey of visual arts in Cuba in 2011, Mabel Machado looks at solo exhibitions, awards, publications, auctions, and international events held on the island. Our thanks to the author and to the online cultural journal La Jiribilla for permission to present this comprehensive review on Cuban Art News.
January 16, 2012Described by the U.K. website Publishing Perspectives as a “de-facto digital library of Cuban culture,” the online journal La Jiribilla celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2011. Among its end-of-year articles was a detailed recounting of the year in art on the island. We are pleased to present this “2011 Visual Cartography” by Mabel Machado as a two-part series on Cuban Art News, where it appears in English for the first time.
December 14, 2011Looking to promote a critical dialogue between generations of contemporary Cuban artists, the Cleveland Institute of Art is midway through six months of overlapping residencies, hosting artists born in the 1960s, ’70s, and ’80s. What do the generations have to say to each other, and to the cultural community in Cleveland?
November 21, 2011With thousands of international collectors in town for Art Basel Miami Beach, gallerist and collector Gary Nader is hosting a major auction of modern, contemporary and Latin American art next Thursday, December 1. The sale includes works by Picasso, Lichtenstein, Basquiat, Warhol—and five modern and contemporary Cuban artists.