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Pablo Cano – The Toy Box

September 22- November 11, 2012

Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
Joan Lehman Building
770 NE 125th Street
North Miami, Florida 33161

MOCA is pleased to present a revival of Pablo Cano’s 2004 musical marionette production, The Toy Box. Featuring marionettes and stage set created from found objects by Miami performance artist Pablo Cano: The Toy Box is based on Claude Debussy’s 1913 children’s ballet La Boite a Joujoux, a solo piano piece that was intended for marionettes, but never realized during the French composer’s lifetime.

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Artist Pablo Cano Makes Toilets Float, Turns Tin Cans Into Treasures

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Published July 31, 2012

Fox News Latino

He was far too young to understand what was happening, where they were going, why they were going.But all these years later, the date is indelibly imprinted in his mind: Oct. 17, 1962.

It would be the last flight out of Cuba before the Missile Crisis, and Pablo Cano Jr. was aboard it, one year old and safe in his mother’s arms.

“And I’ve kissed the ground of this country,” he says now, sitting at a long, paint-stained table in South Florida’s Young At Art museum. “I’m very glad to be here and have the freedom.”

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Pablo Cano – NSU Fort Lauderdale

Saturday, April 28, 2012 from 2 to 3 PM

Prepare to be dazzled by this visually exciting, surreal retelling of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by master puppeteers Pablo Cano and Jim Hammond.

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Pablo Cano – Puppets propelled by poetry

Pablo Cano and David Plumb collaborate to join a marionette performance with poetry.  Enjoy the video on the making of the book “Poetry on Strings.”

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Pablo Cano – Ladies in White

An interesting exhibit of Pablo Cano’s drawings  displayed in cake boxes completed as a tribute to the “ladies in white” .

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Pablo Cano – The Ladies in White

Miami, FL

March 12 – May 7, 2011

Kelley Roy Gallery
50 NE 29th St.
Miami, FL 33137

The Kelley Roy Gallery will host its second solo exhibition of art works by Pablo Cano, the internationally recognized performance artist, painter, sculptor, ceramist and master puppeteer. This exhibition coinciding with Cano’s 50th birthday will feature three different surveys of Cano’s work starting with a collection of his early drawings including “Juanita” created in 1982.

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Pablo Cano’s “Marvelous Marionette” at NSU Museum of Art

Virtual Resource – At home Art activity

Nova Southeastern University Museum of Art in Ft. Lauderdale is proud to present Pablo Cano’s “Marvelous Marionette.” The Cuban-American artist is best-known for his marionettes. Cano makes puppets out of objects he finds every day. He combines items like empty cardboard boxes of Arborio Rice, Bigelow Green Tea, and Ronzoni pasta to create the puppets. He uses the empty rolls of toilet paper and paper towels for the puppet’s arms and legs. Then, he glues them with Elmer’s glue, and he secures them together with ribbon and masking tape. Finally, he finishes them off with a colorful face.  He paints a comical caricature onto a cardboard box. Like Pinnnchio, the puppets come to life with the artist’s inspiration. The artistic Geppetto implements includes the marionettes into his performance. 

“I realized that puppetry and marionettes had everything I loved about art,” expressed Cano.  “Like an operatic play, I could incorporate music, painting, sculpture, theater, and acting,” he continued.  He created short musical vignettes for his performances.  A lifelong passion, his musical marionettes delight audiences of all ages. 

Cano’s  enchanting musical marionettes will be part of a special performance, part of Free First Thursdays Starry Nights. PNC Arts Alive presents the show. An interactive take home activity for kids is also part of the exhibit. 

Born in Havana, Cuba in 1961, Pablo Cano now lives and works in Miami. Cano’s work is part of the collections of the Cintas Foundation. His work is also included in the of permanent collections of The Lowe Art Museum University of Miami, Florida, the NSU Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, The Perez Art Museum Miami, Florida, The Young At Art Museum, Davie, Florida, and Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, Florida.

Click here to read more about Pablo Cano in the CANY blog.

The NSU fort Lauderdale Museum – Virtual Resource

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Pablo Cano, el hacedor de marionetas – El Nuevo Herald

22 mayo 2011

ADRIANA HERRERA

ESPECIAL/EL NUEVO HERALD

Hace una década, Pablo Cano (La Habana, 1961) hizo en el Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Once Upon an Island, una función de marionetas que narraba la malograda historia de amor entre el Príncipe Miami y la princesa Habana. Desde entonces, Bonnie Clearwater, la directora del museo, se involucró con ese camino propio que Cano había proseguido con su proyecto de graduación del Queens College de Nueva York en 1985. Como escribe en el libro Pablo Cano. Full Circle, “en una época en que el arte conceptual dominaba el mundo del arte, Cano siguió su corazón y su pasión buscando tesoros en la basura y trayendo así a la existencia inolvidables caracteres”.

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Pablo Cano: Seven Wonders of the Modern World at MOCA, North Miami

May 7 – May 29, 2011

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, NORTH MIAMI

Joan Lehman Building
770 NE 125th Street,
North Miami, Florida 33161

This new multi-media musical production features marionettes created from found objects by Miami artist Pablo Cano and is a collaboration with Miami-based choreographer Katherine Kramer.  Cano’s marionettes take the form of his personal selection of the modern world’s wonders.  Seven Wonders of the Modern World is Pablo Cano’s 12th annual MOCA-commissioned production.

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The Miami Generation: Revisited, at NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, Florida

July 13 – September 21, 2014

Nova Southeastern University’s Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale
One East Las Olas Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

In 1983, Miami’s former Cuban Museum of Arts and Culture presented the groundbreaking exhibition The Miami Generation, which represented a pivotal moment in South Florida’s cultural history and brought together for the first time nine emerging artists from Miami’s Cuban exile community who were part of a first generation that received its artistic education in the United States. Now, more than 30 years later, NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale picks up where this exhibition left off, with The Miami Generation:Revisited, a new exhibition featuring works created since 1983 by the original nine artists: Mario Bencomo, María Brito, Humberto Calzada, Pablo Cano, Emilio Falero, Fernando García, Juan González, Carlos Maciá, and César Trasobares. Works on view address the issues of exclusion, inclusion, and sexual identity politics that those in the original show explored, as well as demonstrate the variety of materials the artists use and how their styles and interests have evolved. The exhibition also reveals how each artist has synthesized the dynamics of native and adopted cultural forces to convey their feelings, dreams, and aspirations. These artists were part of a thriving art community in the early 1980s that contributed to the emergence of South Florida as a hub for international art and culture. The exhibition also highlights NSU Museum of Art’s strong commitment to Latin American Art, which includes a large collection of work by Cuban artists and the Stanley and Pearl Goodman Latin American Art Research Center which will launch in 2015.

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