January 06, 2010When Barack Obama assumed the US presidency, it raised Cubans´expectations about possible changes in the relations between the two countries. Various US initiatives have positively influenced cultural relations.... However, Obama, as a charismatic figure, had so far not influenced the creations of Cuban visual artists.
December 22, 2009"He has never allowed himself to be tied to one medium or another. He can be a color-crazy abstract painter, a wildly inventive junk sculptor, or a master collage maker who specializes in grids of snapshots,”wrote Doug MacCash, art critic for The New Orleans Times-Picayune, of Luis Cruz Azaceta.
December 22, 2009The latest works by Cuban artist Eduardo Abela Torrás (born Havana 1963) are currently on view in Popular Mechanics, an exhibition at Villa Manuela, a nonprofit art gallery hosted by the Union of Cuban Artists and Writers. ...