February 28, 2012In last November’s preview of the Havana Bienal, we talked about Detrás del muro (Behind the Wall), a series of site-specific installations along the Malecón, Havana’s oceanside promenade. Now, with the Bienal little more than two months away, Detrás del muro is taking shape in greater detail. In a two-part series, Cuban Art News takes a fresh look at what Bienal visitors can expect to see as they stroll the Malecón.
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.
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?