May 24, 2018Last night, Christie’s Latin American sale saw excellent results for Roberto Fabelo, Los Carpinteros, Manuel Mendive, and Tomás Sánchez.
May 08, 2018What does it take to bring some 400 artists, dancers, actors, musicians, six award-winning movies and one conservation biologist to the pre-eminent arts venue in the US capital? Alicia B. Adams, curator of Artes de Cuba and vice president of international programs and dance at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, takes us behind the scenes of the festival, opening tonight, May 8.
April 25, 2018With the devastation of Hurricane Irma last September, the 13th Havana Biennial was postponed and later rescheduled to spring 2019. Soon after, a group of artists began organizing an event they called the #00Biennial. To better understand the #00Biennial and its program, Cuban Art News sent a few questions to its organizing team.
April 11, 2018From a childhood in Cienfuegos, Leandro Soto (b. 1956) has had a career that has taken him, as an interdisciplinary artist and teacher, to many parts of the world. Soto talked with Cuban Art News via email about his current exhibition at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, and about his art and Cuban identity. “Lo cubano is something open, in constant formulation, that we carry with us everywhere,” he says.
April 04, 2018As New Yorkers do their best to put a snowy winter behind them, HFFNY brings a welcome blast of Caribbean warmth to the city. With advance screenings starting this Friday, April 6, here’s a roundup of the festival’s Cuba-focused screenings and special events—for Cuba cinephiles everywhere.
March 28, 2018In Havana, Marcelo Pogolotti opens at the MNBA, and Yornel Martínez and Nelson Villalobos open in galleries around town. Carlos Garaicoa opens in Santiago de Compostela and London, outsider artists come to the Frost Art Museum, and a Cuban performing arts festival kicks off in Philadelphia, with two more coming up.