Thursday May 24, 2018

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Breaking News: Record-Setting Prices for Contemporary Cuban Art at Christie’s Sale

Last night, Christie’s Latin American sale saw excellent results for Roberto Fabelo, Los Carpinteros, Manuel Mendive, and Tomás Sánchez.

Can "Tactical Urbanism" Save Little Havana?

Anthony García, winner of the 2017 CINTAS Prize in Architecture & Design, talks with Rosa Lowinger about tactical urbanism, cubanidad, and his CINTAS proposal, the Bungalow Project. Its goal: To help save the community and architectural fabric of Little Havana.

Spring Auction Preview: Contemporary Cuban Art

With a 1995 assemblage by Los Carpinteros as its top contemporary Cuban lot, Christie’s Latin American sale takes the auction spotlight this season.

Cultural Diplomacy: An Inside Look at the Kennedy Center's Artes de Cuba

What 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.

Frieze Week Preview: Cuban Art & Artists in New York

As Frieze returns to Randall’s Island, Art New York brings a bevy of Cuban artworks to Manhattan. Here’s a quick guide on where to spot Cuban art at this week’s fairs.

An Alternative Biennial Comes to Havana

With 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.

Havana on the Potomac: “Artes de Cuba” at the Kennedy Center

New works by Manuel Mendive, Roberto Fabelo, Roberto Diago and other artists—including a seven-screen abstract video animation by Emilio Pérez—turn the Kennedy Center into Washington’s hottest spot for contemporary Cuban art.

Leandro Soto on World Cultures, Cubanidad, and His Show in Havana

From 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.

Preview: Cuba on Screen at the 19th Havana Film Festival New York

As 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.

Update: Pogolotti in Havana, de Oraá in Miami, R10 in Cincinnati, Martiel in New York

In 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.
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