Wednesday December 13, 2017

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Fundación Grantees Nurture Cuba-U.S. Cultural Exchanges

In late 2010, Fundación Cuba Avant-Garde, the sponsoring organization for Cuban Art News, made its first grants to U.S. arts organizations with projects about Cuban art and culture. As the Fundación heads into its second funding season, Cuban Art News checks in with the 2010 grantees.

Fundación Cuba Avant-Garde Announces 2010 Grant Winners

Fundación Cuba Avant-Garde, the sponsoring organization for Cuban Art News, has announced the recipients of its first round of grant funding. A total of six projects were chosen from a field of 90 proposals submitted by U.S.-based cultural organizations, exploring different facets of Cuban art and culture.

Tania Bruguera at the Newberger Museum of Art

Recognized for her performance art since the 1980s, Tania Bruguera has presented her work at many museums and international exhibitions, such as Documenta 11,  three Venice Biennales, and the Tate Modern, London. Now, the Neuberger Museum of Art in Purchase, New York presents On The Political Imaginary, the first survey of interdisciplinary work by the Cuban-born artist.

Carmen Herrera Awarded 2010 Cintas Foundation Prize

The 95-year-old Cuban painter Carmen Herrera has been awarded the 2010 Cintas Foundation Prize. Herrera, who has lived in New York since the mid-1950s, has recently seen her geometric abstraction works exhibited at New York's Museum of Modern Art.
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