Arts


Struggling in Cuba (caricature)

August 1, 2016 | No Comments »

Artist Yasser Castellanos brings us his vision of Cubans “luchando” (struggling).




A Cuban’s Tattoos

July 22, 2016 | 4 comments

Some people prefer to hang up paintings on their walls and others like to see them on their skin, and they’re carrying real art about on them. That’s what attracted me to getting a tattoo in the first place, and then to become a professional tattoo artist. (10 photos)




The Cuban Art Factory Dressed in Camouflage (Video)

July 4, 2016 | No Comments »

Last Friday at 7 pm, the Cuban Art Factory opened for the evening with the performance titled Ornamental by Adonis Flores.




Little Known Cuban Artist Georgina de la Cruz

June 30, 2016 | 7 comments

There are a lot of unknown artists here in Havana. Stands at commercial fairs aren’t filled with their paintings, and they aren’t seen at its many art galleries which wait patiently for buyers to come every day.




Humanist Photography through Tony’s Lens

June 29, 2016 | 1 Comment »

Antonio Hernandez “Tony” is a photographer and a designer. He was a wine steward before that until he was able to consolidate himself as a photographer and has already taken over important art spaces.




Counting to Ten to Give Greater Visibility

June 2, 2016 | No Comments »

Giving visibility to artistic phenomena which aren’t covered by national media. This was young Wendy Gonzalez’s intention, curator of the “Counting to Ten” Photography Exhibition. (6 photos)




The Venezuela Tug-of-War Illustrated

June 1, 2016 | 4 comments

Cuba’s closest economic and political ally is the government of Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela, currently locked in a battle to remain in power with opposition forces trying to force a recall referendum. Cartoonist Manuel Guillen brings us his take on the situation in the oil rich nation.




Twenty-First Century Parasites

May 28, 2016 | 6 comments

¡Comrades in the struggle for 21st Century Socialism: Commander Chavez will inspire our struggle! And at the same time, he can still give us something to eat…




A Mexican Artist’s Look at Cuba

May 13, 2016 | No Comments »

Mexican artist Hector Vargas is currently holding an exhibition in Denmark with pieces inspired by his experiences in Cuba. Some of the images may be slightly tongue-in-cheek, but it’s not the root intention at all.




A Tour of Art Deco Havana

May 6, 2016 | No Comments »

Walking down the main arteries of the Cuban capital, one can appreciate the vestiges of the Art Deco style. This architectural legacy was documented by architect Maria Elena Martin in her book Havana Art Deco: Architectural Guide.