Arts


Loss of Citizenship

July 12, 2015 | 1 Comment »

Yasser Castellanos brings us his illustration “Loss of Citizenship” dealing with the difficult of issue Cuban emigration, marked by the country’s punative migratory laws and the Cuban Adjustment Act.




Cuban Children on Front Stage in Audiovisual/Theater Production

July 11, 2015 | No Comments »

Orlando Mora Cabrera and Manuel Ojeda Hernandez, two young people who have come together to do creative work, are tracing a future for themselves in the world of film and are already advancing novel ideas. “We wanted for children to explore their own reality,” Orlando tells us during his interview for Havana Times.




HT 7th Photo Contest News

July 11, 2015 | No Comments »

HT PHOTO CONTEST NEWS. We have received entries from 45 amateur and professional photographers. Deadline is Sept. 15.




The Most Striking Sculpture of Havana’s 12th Arts Biennale

July 10, 2015 | 2 comments

Located on the intersection of Havana’s Malecon ocean drive and Galiano Street, a piece authored by sculptor and professor Rafael San Juan, strikes the eye for its visual qualities and size.




My Personal Arts Gallery

June 19, 2015 | No Comments »

Today I bring you something different: the result of ten years of not-too-constant work. I am always experimenting with visual arts techniques and giving life to imaginary creatures. Here are my children. I pamper them, enjoy their company and share them with friends. (20 photos)




Painting Ceramics: An Interview with Eduardo Guevara

June 16, 2015 | No Comments »

A highly-experienced visual artist who has decided to go the independent way, Eduardo Guevara tries to evade the limelight and traditional gallery exhibitions. “I believe I was born in a country that is committed to art,” he said during his interview with Havana Times.




The Havana Biennial in the Morro-Cabaña Fortress

June 7, 2015 | No Comments »

In the Morro-Cabaña complex, the fort across the bay from the historic center of the capital, works of several artists are being shown as part of the XII Havana Biennial. I toured several of the exhibition halls and took some photos of interesting works. (24 photos)




Sandra Calvo’s Cuban Tenement Replica

June 3, 2015 | No Comments »

Housing is an issue of concern for large numbers of people around the world, particularly in Latin America. For the 12th Havana Arts Biennale, Mexican artist Sandra Calvo delves into the controversial issue of the family space with a project titled “The Multiplicity of the Inner Landscape”.




Havana Malecon Transformed During Biennial

May 31, 2015 | No Comments »

The Malecón sea wall is probably the most emblematic landmark of the Cuban capital, a place frequented by Havana residents and tourists alike. From now until June 22nd the scenic avenue has become one big art gallery adding to its draw as a meeting place for relaxation and reflection.
(12 photos)




Surprises at the Dynamic and Creative Havana Biennial

May 26, 2015 | 4 comments

Havana’s 12th Arts Biennial has been more surprising than anyone could have imagined: so much disinformation and last-minute changes have to be a performance designed to interact with the public and remain in step with the nature of the gathering. (17 photos)