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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Visual Arts

Miami Art Week 2018 – Cuban Art at the Fairs

Next week, the international art world will claim Miami as its headquarters, ushering in a hectic round of fairs, exhibitions, and events anchored by Art Basel Miami Beach. Here’s our guide to some of the top spots for Cuban art and artists at this year’s fairs.

The Women Behind the Cuban Archives

This past August, art historian Elizabeth Cerejido became the director of the Cuban Heritage Collection at the University of Miami Library. Rosa Lowinger dropped by for a chat about Cerejido’s plans for CHC, her ideas for challenging traditional thinking about the Cuban diaspora, and for bringing the collection to new audiences.

Art and Science Fiction—A Studio Visit with Glexis Novoa

As he wraps up a two-month artist residency in New York City, Glexis Novoa talks about his art, upcoming shows, and sources of inspiration—from the contours of his Manhattan studio walls to residents of his Midtown neighborhood.

Who are Cuba’s Top Curators and Critics?

For citizens of other countries, national awards for curatorship and art criticism may seem like an impossible ideal. But they’re an annual occurrence on the island, offering a glimpse of the cultural currents that have shaped exhibitions and arts writing in Cuba over the previous year or so. Here, a look at the recently announced winners and their work.

Cuban Contributions to a Guatemalan Biennial

Catching up with the recent Bienal Paiz de Arte Paiz, curated by Gerardo Mosquera, with projects by René Francisco and Tania Bruguera.