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星期一, 七月 16, 2018

Happy 200th, San Alejandro

In January 1818, French painter Jean Baptiste Vermay founded the Escuela Gratuita de Dibujo y Pintura (Free School of Drawing and Painting) in Havana. From those modest beginnings, the Academia San Alejandro became a pre-eminent school for artists and intellectuals alike—including a 14-year-old drawing student named José Martí.

The Man Who Saved Havana (and Other Stories)

From an essay on Cuban art collecting to a Billboard take on "el paquete" and the island’s music industry, this season has brought in-depth, thought-provoking coverage of Cuban art and culture. Here are our picks for must-read stories, plus a video.

Cuban Art Hits Basel with a Splash

Art Basel opens today, with two days of private viewing before opening to the public June 14­–17. Here’s our roundup of where to see top Cuban art and artists at the fairs.

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