April 24, 2014In summer 2012, Cuban Art News posted a four-part interview with Elvis Fuentes, coordinating curator of Caribbean: Crossroads of the World, a sweeping exhibition presented that season at three New York museums. To mark the opening of Caribbean: Crossroads at the Pérez Art Museum Miami, here are selected excerpts from that interview, in which Elvis talks about the ideas behind the show, and where Cuba fits into the broader Caribbean picture.
April 17, 2014In a video interview produced by Artnet, the dynamic collector and philanthropist talks about Permission To Be Global: Prácticas Globales: Latin American Art from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection, currently on view at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—and about Cuban art in particular.
April 15, 2014Earlier this month, we presented Alejandro Anreus’s reflection on the 1944 MoMA exhibition Modern Cuban Painters. Now, historian José Ramón Alonso Lorea brings us a closer look at one of the most influential figures in Cuban art of the 1940s, and a prime mover behind the MoMA show: the little-known cultural patron and gallerist María Luisa Gómez Mena.
April 10, 2014Cuban artists join their Caribbean colleagues at the Pérez, Gerardo Mosquera gets “Lost in Landscape” in Rovereto, Habitar, Construir sets up shop in Cádiz, Artification applies scientific method in Madrid, Chaos and Identity take hold in Massachusetts, and President Jimmy Carter pays a call on Manhattan’s 8th Floor.
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