Arts


Boris Lurie in Havana

October 18, 2017 | No Comments »

Boris Lurie’s exhibition in Havana brings the NO ART movement to the temporary exhibit room at Cuba’s National Museum of Fine Arts. It includes nearly a hundreds of his works and will be on display until January 7, 2018. (21 photos)




Alternative Havana Biennial May 5-15, 2018

September 28, 2017 | 1 Comment »

We published an article by Yanelys Nunez Leyva on Wednesday about an artist’s appeal to hold an alternative Havana Biennial as the 13th edition, which had been scheduled to take place in 2018. The organization team at the Museum of Politically Uneasy Art published a press announcement today about the alternative event it proposes to hold in May 2018 without official consent.




Havana 2018 Art Biennial Postponed until 2019 after Damage from Hurricane Irma

September 25, 2017 | No Comments »

“Because of the very serious damage caused by Hurricane Irma in the system of cultural institutions in the country… it has been decided to postpone until 2019 the celebration of the XIII Biennial of Havana, scheduled for October 2018.”




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)