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25
Oct
This Week at ICA Miami • Hito Steyerl • Ida Applebroog

Friday, October 28, 7pm Palm Court Event Space 140 NE 39th Street, Miami Design District Join ICA Miami for a special conversation with artist-theorist, Hito Steyerl, one of the most relevant contemporary artists in the fields of video art and media theory today. Steyerl explores the proliferation of digital technologies and their effects on image … Continue reading

24
Oct
Preview: Cuban Architects at Home and in Exile: The Modernist Generation

Early next month, the Coral Gables Museum turns the spotlight on modernist architecture by Cuban designers on the island and abroad. Victor Deupi, who co-curated the exhibition with Jean-François Lejeune, gives us a pre-opening glimps…

19
Oct
In Havana, 2016 CNAP Prizes Awarded to Curators, Critics

Singling out young critics and curators as well as acclaimed art-world figures, CNAP made its awards as the International Association of Art Critics (AICA) met in Havana—and awarded a couple of Cuban critics too.

17
Oct
Glexis Novoa: A Havana Wake-Up

After leaving Cuba in 1993, for the past few years Glexis Novoa has lived in both Miami and Havana, where his solo exhibition, Las cosas como son / Things as They Are, opened last month at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes. In a conversatio…

12
Oct
Is a Sketch an Artwork? Cuban Collectors Rethink Value in Preparatory Works

What is a finished artwork, and what’s a preparatory study? Alejandro Machado Font, a 2015 winner of Cuba’s National Curator’s Prize, explores creativity, commerce, and changing definitions of the “study” in a s…

10
Oct
Update: Gottardi, Campos-Pons, Mabel Poblet, Glenda Léon, Pablo Cano & Carlos Martiel Live in NYC

Hurricane Matthew may have postponed some of the weekend’s events, but the art season continues in full swing in Havana and South Florida—with additions in London, Madrid, New York, and Washington, DC.

05
Oct
Possessed Cuban Illustrator Still Seduces the Public

For much of the 20th century, the covers that Andrés García Benítez designed for Carteles magazine captured the sophistication and wit of Cuban culture. Martin Garrido Gómez, director of the Provincial Art Center …

03
Oct
Eduardo Hernández Santos: Conflict, Censorship & the Male Body

Following part one of his conversation with Lidia Hernández Tapia, Eduardo Hernández Santos talks about his groundbreaking early exhibitions, his recent series El Muro, and the “boom of the phallus” in Cuban art.

28
Sep
Update: Ayón in LA, La isla concreta in Sao Paulo, El silencio de Duchamp in Havana

In Havana, La Ciudad de las Columnas showcases the photographs of Ramón Martínez Grandal, while a cross-section of artists unveil works in London. Women artists respond to Ana Mendieta in Arizona, Cu4atro Caminos comes to Miami…

24
Sep
Celebrate your city with the commission of Pablo Zuleta Zahr’s • Global Identity Project

The Global Identity Project by Chilean artist Pablo Zuleta Zahr was conceived in 2003 as a large-scale social portrait to be created in various high traffic, everyday locations around the world. Each site specific installation begins as a result of approximately 24 hours of video footage, taken in a particular public area where a diverse … Continue reading

21
Sep
Homoerotic Art in Cuba

In a conversation with Lidia Hernández Tapia, Eduardo Hernández Santos discusses his untraditional uses of photographic images, masculine beauty, and eroticism versus pornography.

19
Sep
Cuban Art in Miami: A Quick History Lesson from Ramón Cernuda

This spring, Ramón Cernuda of Cernuda Arte spoke at the Dialogues in Cuban Art symposium at PAMM. His topic: “Cuban Art in Miami, Past, Present and Future: Fifty Years in Fifteen Minutes.” Cuban Art News is pleased to pres…