A Cuban Graffiti Artist and Closed Spaces

August 24, 2017 | 3 comments

The Cuban government has decided to censor another graffiti artist’s work as an additional sign that it is unwilling to allow the slightest display of independent expression at this point in time – whether that’s in the field of arts or any other -, especially in public spaces.

The Work Process of Cuban Artist Stefania Diez (Video)

July 19, 2017 | 4 comments

This audiovisual by Lesnik Allen brings us the work process of Cuban artist Stefania Diez.

We Meet Alberto, One of Havana’s Living Statues

July 3, 2017 | 3 comments

It’s commonplace to find lots of living statues, stilt walkers followed by congas and clowns, as well as people enjoying them, along Old Havana’s streets. Alberto Sanchez, who is 39 years old, told us a little bit about his work.

A Visual Paradise vs. Institutional “Paradise”

June 12, 2017 | 2 comments

The exhibition Blind Spot took place between June 3rd and 9th at the gallery belonging to the Superior Art Institute (ISA)’s Visual Arts Department, which had been organized by some students from this department.

Alex, an Ordinary Cuban Turned Artist

May 6, 2017 | 4 comments

Thirty-four year old Alex Aparicio Gutierrez lives in San Cristobal, in the western Cuban province of Artemisa. Without having any formal education in drawing, he creates an inspiring and sincere reality in his work. (16 photos)

Sculptures and Drawings by Tony Cragg in Cuba

April 20, 2017 | 1 Comment »

Tony Cragg, an important English sculptor living in Germany, traveled to Cuba to open his personal exhibition: Toni Cragg. Sculptures and drawings, at Havana’s National Fine Arts Museum.

Bob Dylan at the Cuba Fototeca

March 29, 2017 | No Comments »

A collection of photos taken by Ted Russell, in tribute to the modern music icon, Bob Dylan, will be on show at the Fototeca de Cuba, in Old Havana, through April 24th. (10 fotos)

Havana Art Studio Presents the Work of Peruvian collective, Munay

February 6, 2017 | 1 Comment »

The DeNazco independent workshop in Havana located on Espada and San Lazaro Streets recently inaugurated an exhibition called Peru Adentro (Inside Peru), as part of the initatives that the Munay art collective carries out across the world.

HT 2017 Photo Contest Update

January 14, 2017 | 2 comments

The 2017 Havana Times Cuba Photo Contest is now officially open for sending in your entries. It’s the 9th edition of the event, one for each year of our online publication. Read the post to see how you can participate.

Milk in Cuba

January 10, 2017 | No Comments »

In Cuba, since January 1959, children have guaranteed access to education and medical care, as well as a very modest rationed food basket from the State, but …