Cuban Artist Emilio Sanchez Honored with Stamps

The United States Postal Service has honored Cuban Artist Emilio Sanchez with a series of Forever stamps. The USPS, together with art director Antonio Alcala, created the series on the centennial anniversary of his birth. Sanchez is the first Cuban …read more

Arturo Rodriguez works acquired by the Whitney

Four works of Arturo Rodríguez's School of Night were acquired by the Whitney Museum of American Art “As an American artist born in Cuba, it is a very special honor for me to be part of the Whitney Museum’s Collection. This, …read more

Teresita Fernandez Wins Exhibit of Year

Cuban American Artist Teresita Fernandez Wins Exhibit of Year. -Behind the American dream, a shadow of storms appears. Cuban American artist Teresita Fernandez uses the elements of nature to depict the current political state of the United States. …read more

Movado introduces Carmen Herrera Design Watches

Movado introduces Carmen Herrera Design Watches. -This collection combines Carmen Herrera's bold avant guard style with Movado's signature designs. From Forbes - "Long a supporter of the arts, Movado has been creating “Artist Series” …read more

Inside Cuban American Art Collector Jorge Pérez’s Estate

Inside Cuban American Art Collector Jorge Pérez's Estate. -The well-known real estate developer who lent his name and finances to the Miami Art Museum is originally from Cuba. Jorge Perez gave twenty-million dollars to the institution of art, …read more

Jacqueline Maggi Let Her Hands Lead Her

Cuban Artist Jacqueline Maggi Let Her Hands Lead Her. -“I learned to do with my hands what I could, with what I had and where life would take me,” expressed the Cuban artist Jacqueline Maggi. Stemming from a long line of artists, the Maggi has …read more

In Memory of Cuban Artist Arturo Cuenca: 1955-2021

"Beauty is free," said Arturo Cuenca. The flamboyant, eccentric artist left a legacy of artistic inspiration for future generations. He passed away this August at age sixty-five in Miami, which he called home for the last two decades. Born in …read more

Lydia Rubio: An Artist in New Arcadia

Cuban-American artist Lydia Rubio was just featured in the August 2021 edition of Hudson Connection. The magazine is from the Northern Columbian County in the Hudson Valley. Rubio described the area as a “new Arcadia” for American Contemporary …read more

Carlos Luna ‘s Piece is Restored

The Art Restoration Project from the Bank of America has been providing grants to museums since 2010. They have awarded monetary prizes to museums in thirty-six countries. Their latest benefactor is the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) in Long …read more

Cuban-American painter Gladys Triana in Late Career Artists

Cuban-American painter Gladys Triana in Late Career Artists. -They say it's never too late. Well, that is definitely true in the work of art. Many painters do not really make it until they are in the late-stages of their life. Cuban-American …read more

Lyricism and Intertextuality in the Work of Deiby Canovas

  The first look at the works of Deiby Cánovas led me to imagine that some hybrid characters, with bodies of fish and human, or of bird and human, had escaped from a canvas by El Bosco to hide in La Jungla by Wifredo Lam. Such was …read more

Lilian Garcia-Roig wins Guggenheim Fellowship

Lilian Garcia-Roig wins Guggenheim Fellowship. Lilian Garcia-Roig, chair and professor in the Department of Art at Florida State University, is one of 184 Guggenheim Fellows selected to the class of 2021. She is one of roughly 3,000 …read more

Cleveland Museum of Art – Additions to the collection

Cleveland Museum of Art's Diverse New Acquisitions Range From A 16th-Century Marble 'Dido' to Amy Sherald's 'Handsome' Portrait. The acquisitions include a work by Zilia Sánchez -Troyanas (de la serie Módulos Infinitos) [Trojans (of the Infinite …read more

Cuban American Artist honored with New USPS Stamp

Emilio Sanchez is the first Cuban American visual artist in history honored on a United States Postal Service stamp. The USPS dedicated the new series of Forever Stamps to Sanchez on the centennial anniversary of his birth in 1921. They will be …read more

Guttenburg Arts Presents Winter/Fall Residencies

The Space and Time Artist Residency (STAR) from Guttenburg Arts provides $1,200 stipend to cover materials, travel and lodging for awardees. Gutenberg Arts provides artists with opportunities to create cultural experiences.   Artists …read more

Open Call for Miami Artists: Locust Projects Gifts in Wavemaker Grants

Attention Miami artists, curators, and collectives! Locust Projects, Miami’s longest running alternative art space, has announced an open call for grants. Information sessions will begin in January 2021 and applications will be due in the Spring. …read more

Cuban-American artist ERNESTO BRIEL exhibit’s IRIDESCENT GEOMETRIES at Juan Carlos Maldonado Art Collection

Cuban-American artist ERNESTO BRIEL exhibit's IRIDESCENT GEOMETRIES at Juan Carlos Maldonado Art Collection. The Juan Carlos Maldonado Art Collection presents our new exhibition of cuban artist Ernesto Briel: Iridescent …read more

FOCUS: exhibit by Cuban-American Photographer Mario Algaze

November 3 - December 31, 2020 Mario Algaze is a contemporary Cuban-American photographer whose work celebrates the culture of Latin America. In 1960, at the age of thirteen, Algaze was exiled from Cuba with his family. He relocated to …read more

105-Year-Old Artist Carmen Herrera Has a New Mural in East Harlem

Carmen Herrera, the 105-year-old Cuban American abstract painter, has a new mural in East Harlem. Uno, Dos, Tres just went up on the walls of the Manhattan East Academy, a school on E. 100th Street. Painted by students from across the city, through …read more

Zilia Sánchez at Galerie Lelong, New York – Interview

From ocula.com April - June, 2016 In the 1950s, on a Havana rooftop and reeling from the recent passing of her father, Cuban artist Zilia Sánchez (b. 1926) had an epiphany. A gust of wind blew a hanging laundry sheet (the very one her father had …read more

Teresita Fernández Lights a Fire in the West

By Alanna Martinez • 05/26/16 From Observer.com Teresita Fernández knows how to light up a room, and she’s done just that inside the front gallery of Anthony Meier Fine Arts in San Francisco. The century-old house inside which Mr. Meier’s …read more

Jorge Rodríguez Gerada: How One Artist Has Changed the Face of Barcelona

From Crane.tv Urban painter, sculptor and creator of monumental land art, Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada is an artist working against the divisive forces that are pulling contemporary society apart.  His most recent mural in Barcelona, called …read more

Freedom and Ambiguity: An Interview with Julio Larraz

From Art Fuse By Graham McLean With an ease and precision that comes only from a lifelong dedication to one’s craft, it is no wonder why so many consider Cuban born artist Julio Larraz to be one of the most important Latin American artists …read more

Ana Mendieta In ‘Between History And The Body’

From Forbes 7-29-2015 By Ann Binlot, Contributor Ana Mendieta In 'Between History And The Body'..  Cuban artist Ana Mendieta was a rising artist before she tragically jumped out of a window in her Greenwich Village apartment, falling 33 floors …read more

Teresita Fernández: FATA MORGANA, at Madison Square Park, NYC

Teresita Fernández: FATA MORGANA at Madison Square Park, NYC. Over the past 15 years, artist Teresita Fernández has created more than a dozen public art projects that put the viewer in the role of both spectator and performer. Recalling natural …read more

Pavel Acosta and Juana Valdes, Summer 2015 Guttenberg Arts Residents.

JUANA VALDES My artwork is a multi-disciplinary practice that combines the process of printmaking, photography, sculpture and ceramic. It integrates the social-political discourse within the art object to analyze relationships between contemporary …read more

Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada sets Terrestrial Interventions from Buenos Aires to San Antonio

Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada sets Terrestrial Interventions from Buenos Aires to San Antonio.  Cuban American artist Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada shares his latest works — a series of three portraits set within geographically diverse locations and using …read more

Hernan Bas exhibit: Youth and uncertainty rendered confidently

Hernan Bas exhibit: Youth and uncertainty rendered confidently. The early works of one of the great artistic talents to emerge from Miami in the past few years are the subject of a new solo exhibition at YoungArts, “New Perfumes, Larger Blossoms, …read more

Swampspace’s Oliver Sanchez on Collaborating with Art Stars

Swampspace's Oliver Sanchez on Collaborating with Art Stars.  In 2006, Oliver Sanchez transformed the implausible into reality. "I tarred and feathered a classic Rolls-Royce Corniche convertible," the unpretentious and soft-spoken 55-year-old …read more

Jorge Rodriguez Gerada: National Portrait Gallery Commissions Cuban American Artist to Create a Large-Scale Landscape Portrait for the National Mall

Jorge Rodriguez Gerada: National Portrait Gallery Commissions Cuban American Artist to Create a Large-Scale Landscape Portrait for the National Mall.    The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery has commissioned a grand landscape portrait from …read more

Impact and Legacy: CINTAS exhibit in Miami celebrates the art of exile

Through July 12, 2014  Impact and Legacy: CINTAS exhibit in Miami celebrates the art of exile.  - Impact and Legacy, the CINTAS Foundation’s 50th-anniversary exhibition celebrating the work of Cuban artists in exile, is a clear validation of the …read more

Cuban-American artist Jorge Pardo opens exhibition in the Augustins Museum in Toulouse

Cuban-American artist Jorge Pardo opens exhibition in the Augustins Museum in Toulouse - The unique collection of 12th-century Romanesque capitals held at the Musée des Augustins is one of the great cultural treasures of Toulouse. Internationally …read more

Angela Valella wins 2013 – 2014 CINTAS Foundation Award in Visual Arts

Angela Valella wins 2013 – 2014 CINTAS Foundation Award in Visual Arts.  -Angela Valella is an artist and educator born in Cuba, based in Miami. She is the director of The Nightclub project, a nomadic platform established in April 2012 which aims …read more

Ana Mendieta in Rome: interview with Raquel Cecilia

Ana Mendieta in Rome: interview with Raquel Cecilia.  Studio International talks to film-maker Raquel Cecilia about documenting Ana Mendieta’s last creative years in Italy Since Cuban American artist Ana Mendieta died in 1985 at the age of 36 in …read more

Diango Hernández at 1ST INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ART BIENNIAL, CARTAGENA DE INDIAS, COLOMBIA

Diango Hernández at 1ST INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ART BIENNIAL, CARTAGENA DE INDIAS, COLOMBIA.  The city of Cartagena has strong connections to cinema, music, dance and traditional artisanal crafts and this first edition of the biennial honors …read more

Enrique Martínez Celaya: A Prolific Journey with a Bright Future

Enrique Martínez Celaya: A Prolific Journey with a Bright Future.  -In the oeuvre of this Cuban American artist, the fine line between art, philosophy, literature and religion is blurred, almost nonexistent. The complexity of his works will be on …read more

Glexis Novoa, recipient of The Joan Mitchell Foundation 2013 Painters & Sculptors Grant

Glexis Novoa, recipient of The Joan Mitchell Foundation 2013 Painters & Sculptors Grant. New York, NY - The Joan Mitchell Foundation is pleased to announce the twenty-five recipients of the 2013 Painters & Sculptors Grant Program in the …read more

Sympletic Structures Exhibition Highlights the Work of Rafael Domenech

From November 8 through 17, 2013   NWSA@Artseen Gallery 2215 NW 2nd Avenue Miami, FL 33127Rafael Domenech, a visual arts college junior from New World School of the Arts, will exhibit his body of work in an exhibition entitled Symplectic …read more

Andres Serrano and Three Other Artists Make Work About Death

Andres Serrano and Three Other Artists Make Work About Death..  Andres Serrano has built a reputation creating imagery that is shocking and confronts the viewer with heavy content, unapologetically.  His series on death takes this to the next …read more

Eduardo Sarmiento at the Snite Museum of Art

Eduardo Sarmiento at the Snite Museum of Art..  The Snite Museum of Art on the University of Notre Dame has just added to its permanent collection two drawings by Sarmiento: the diptych "Through the Eyes of Desire". "The interest in theatrical …read more

Ofill Echevarria’s “El Mundo de los Vivos” is Released

Ofill Echevarria's "El Mundo de los Vivos" is Released..  This first book of Cuban American artist Ofill Echevarria (La Habana, 1972) is presented in collaboration with Un-Gyve Limited. Debuting as a member of Grupo Arte Calle in 1988, a …read more

GEAN MORENO AND ERNESTO OROZA at Wharton + Espinosa, Los Angeles

by Andrea Magenheimer GEAN MORENO AND ERNESTO OROZA at Wharton + Espinosa..-Gean Moreno and Ernesto Oroza are both Miami cultural heavyweights, and in their work together are known for curating, writing and research-driven artistic …read more

María Elena González wins Grand Prize at 30th Biennial of Graphic Arts Ljubljana

María Elena González wins Grand Prize at 30th Biennial of Graphic Arts..  -The jury, whose members included Tev Logar (president), Chema de Francisco, Sally Tallant and Dusica Kirjakovic, awarded the Grand Prize of the 30th Biennial of …read more

Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada’s 11 Acre Portrait in Belfast Field

Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada's 11 Acre Portrait in Belfast Field.  -Belfast's reputation for producing stuff that's larger than life continues with a monumental artwork that comes a century after the sinking of the Titanic. "Wish" is a portrait of a …read more

Ernesto Pujol’s “Social Choreography” in Lower Manhattan

Ernesto Pujol's "Social Choreography" in Lower Manhattan.  Pujol was born in Cuba and raised there and in Puerto Rico. As a site-specific public performance artist, his work explores concepts of collective identity, spirituality, and the notion of …read more

Antonia Eiriz’s at MDC

Through November 17th, 2013   MDC Museum of Art & Design, Freedom Tower600 Biscayne Blvd. Miami, FLAntonia Eiriz's at MDC.  -The sweeping canvases of the late Cuban painter Antonia Eiriz are not always easy to view. That is not to say they …read more

The Pearl – Enrique Martinez Celaya – Sante Fe

July 13–October 13, 2013   SITE Santa Fe1606 Paseo de Peralta Santa Fe, NMThe Pearl - Enrique Martinez Celaya - Sante Fe.  -In The Pearl, Cuban American artist Enrique Martínez Celaya takes up the drama of youth, wrought as it is with fear, …read more

Cintas Foundation announce finalists

October 10 – December 15, 2013 MDC Museum of Art & Design, Freedom Tower600 Biscayne Blvd. Miami, FL   Cintas Foundation announce finalists 2013. -Miami Dade College (MDC), home of the CINTAS Fellows Collection, and the CINTAS Foundation …read more

Facebook censura al artista Erik Ravelo

<<Article is in Spanish>> Facebook censura al artista Erik Ravelo.  -Facebook ha cancelado la página del artista plástico cubano Erik Ravelo por un supuesto "autolesionismo", en relación con fotografías de su campaña Los …read more

Ana Mendieta death of an artist foretold in blood

Article by: Sean O'Hagan The Observer September 22, 2013 Ana Mendieta death of an artist foretold in blood. -The mystery of how the Cuban artist Ana Mendieta fell 34 floors from the window of her New York apartment in 1985 has echoes in the dark, …read more

Leyden Rodriguez Casanova

For five years, visual artists Leyden Rodriguez Casanova and Frances Trombly were happily ensconced in a rent-free studio in the Design District, adding to the cachet that helped the neighborhood boom as a cultural destination. As their landlord …read more

Alberto Jorge Carol – “Authoritarian Form”

"Authoritarian Form," the work of Cuban artist Alberto Jorge Carol has been awarded the Third Place in the competition American Art Today. The Miami based artist's work is currently on view at The Bascom, Center for the Visual Arts in …read more

Coco Fusco Among Winners of 2013 Absolut Art Awards

Coco Fusco Among Winners of 2013 Absolut Art Awards. -Renata Lucas and Coco Fusco have been announced as the winners of the 2013 Absolut Art Award, in Stockholm, by Absolut Art Award Jury President Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev. New York-based …read more

Janet Batet on Antonia Eiríz: “In the Eye of the Sibyl”

Published: September 18, 2013-  Cuban Art News The curator and critic reflects on a seminal figure in contemporary Cuban art   Earlier this month, the exhibition Antonia Eiríz: A Painter and Her Audience opened at the MDC Museum of Art + …read more

Fundación Mario Carreño established in Chile

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Cuban artist Mario Carreño, his descendants have established a Foundation under his name. The artist, born on June 24th, 1913 in Havana, moved to Chile in 1958, and it was in this country that the …read more

Angel Delgado -Paisajes incomodos

  Angel Delgado’s new paintings have colour and form in a very Japanese style. The mood and movement is unique to the artist: they remind us of his objects that refer to masses and the individual, freedom and containment, good and bad luck …read more

10 of the best Latin American Artists

..... These artists are building an artistic career in the U.S., especially in the multi-cultural hotspot of Miami. The Cuban Americans mentioned are: Jose Bedia, Baruj Salinas, Connie LLoveras, Tomas Sanchez, Julio …read more

Eduardo Sarmiento at the Museum of Latin American Art

<< Three works added to the permanent collection>>   Museum of Latin American Art628 Alamitos Avenue,Long Beach, CA 90802  I paint obsessively, restlessly, feverishly, triggered by the torture of the creative impulse and the …read more

Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada New Mural In Vitry, France

Cuban-American artist Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada just completed this brilliant and massive mural somewhere on the streets of Vitry, France. The intense beauty of Jorge Rodriguez- Gerada's artwork is heightened by the artist's obsession with picture …read more

Donald Rubin collection and Clara Morera

Financial Times May 3, 2013Donald Rubin, founder with his wife Shelley of New York’s Rubin Museum of Art, which focuses on the art of the Himalayas and which he has stocked with 3,800 works, has been amassing since 2009 what may be the world’s …read more

How a Miami billionaire $100 print became a $20 million collection…

How it all began: The $100 Joan Miro lithograph that launched Perez's collection in the late 1960's. It still hangs in his …read more

Carmen Herrera – made it big after 70

Article about 6 artists who made it big after turning 70 including Carmen Herrera who sold her first painting in 2004 at the ripe age of 89. Then, the floodgates …read more

Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada promoting women’s rights

To assist Netherlands feminist foundation Mama Cash with promoting and protecting women’s rights.   link:>>.MOMA …read more

De La Cruz Collection

Opened in 2009 in a specially built 300,000-square-foot building in the Design District, the light and airy space became the latest addition to Miami’s public exhibition halls founded and run by major private collectors. The 2013 De La Cruz …read more

Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons presents her work at MOCRA

Museum of Contemporary Religious Art 3700 W Pine Blvd  St Louis, MO 63108 Campos-Pons, “a leading artist of the Afro-Cuban diaspora,” presented her work within the context of ritual and spirituality, in the process divulging some personal …read more

Julio Antonio, un mundo de referencias

El nuevo Herald Article on the work of Julio Antonio. The article is written by Carlos M. Luis and published in …read more

Manuel Carbonell

Cuban Sculptor who loved the process of creating. His work is beautifully exhibited in this blog.     Link: Christies …read more

Ofill Echevarria

Art Nexus E magazine article worth a look. Ofill made his debut as a member of the action and performance group "Arte Calle" (Street Art) in 1988. While still studying at San Alejando, he established a radicalized guideline that differed greatly to …read more

Eduardo Sarmiento Interview

This article is in Spanish. Interview published in Ambiance magazine Mexico. …read more

High art on the high seas

Miami Herald by Fran Golden The naked lady with large hat, accompanied by a crying cherub, hangs outside a Deck 5 restroom on the Oceania Riviera, one of the newest ships cruising out of …read more

Miami Herald on Agustin Fernandez exhibit at Frost Museum

Agustín Fernández drawings at FIU Frost museum exude lust, vulnerability BY JOHN COPPOLA If you know Agustín Fernández’s artwork only from its star turn in Brian DePalma’s 1980 movieDressed to Kill, a new exhibition of the Cuban …read more

Streets: Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada Terrestrial Series – Amsterdam

From an article in Arrested Motion Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada was recently invited to Amsterdam to work on a piece for the International Human Rights Day that helped to launch Vogelvrije Vrouwen (Defend women who defend human rights!). This campaign …read more

Mario Algaze

By: Megan Voeller - Tampa Bay Creative Loafing In the early 1970s, Mario Algaze’s career got off to a quick start when he landed a job as a Miami-based freelance photographer for Zoo World, a music magazine and competitor to Rolling Stone. For …read more

Teresita Fernández: 2013 Aspen Award for Art

The Aspen Art Museum is proud to announce the selection of renowned contemporary artist Teresita Fernández as the recipient of the museum’s 2013 Aspen Award for Art. The award will be presented on Friday, August 2, 2013, during the museum’s 9th …read more

Emilio Sanchez Foundation Closed

On October 2, 2012 the Emilio Sanchez Foundation closed after an eleven-year span of accomplishing its mission of promoting and preserving the legacy of the important Cuban-American Modernist artist of the 20th century, Emilio Sanchez. We are …read more

Emilio Sanchez art displayed in TheBANK of Edwardsville

The University Museum, under the administration of Director Eric Barnett, opened an exhibit of some of the artwork of Cuban American artist Emilio Sanchez on September 24th at the main office of TheBANK of Edwardsville, located in downtown …read more

Carlos Estévez On Cluny Tapestries, Painting with Smoke, and the Open Road

Memorabilia is Carlos Estévez’s fifth solo exhibition at Miami’s Pan American Art Projects. While continuing to explore such recurring themes as man’s place in the universe and human relations in general, the pieces in the show reflect a …read more

Works by Rafael Soriano at the Smithsonian

Two works by Cuban artist Rafael Soriano were donated to the permanent collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Un Lugar Distante (A Distant Place, 1972) and Candor de la Alborada (Candor of Dawn, …read more

Umberto Peña-De la madurez a la excelencia

In spanish En su faceta como pintor, Umberto Peña es un maestro venerado por toda una legión de artistas, muchos de los cuales lo tienen como un referente de …read more

Roberto Estopiñán: El Maestro a los 91, by Alejandro Anreus

In Spanish From Cubaencuentro.com A finales de la década del 40 y principios de los 50, apareció con gran fuerza la buena escultura moderna en la Isla de Cuba: Eugenio Rodríguez, López Dirube, Rolando Gutiérrez, Rodulfo Tardo, Núñez …read more

Victor Gomez: Meditation on the happenings of the form

Published in Art Distric By Adriana Herrera-Tellez The dif!culty of and interest in the work of Víctor Gómez reside in the nature of his choice of an atypical modality ofprintmaking—monotype, which is as old as paper itself andproduces a …read more

JOSE PARLA: For New Theater, BAM Commissions a Really Big Painting

By CAROL VOGEL August 2, 2012, 10:52 am ARTS BEAT, The New York Times A decade ago, when the Brooklyn Academy of Music restored its landmark exterior, the Brazilian photographer Vik Muniz decorated the scaffolding of the building’s second, …read more

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

By Mary Jane Fine 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, …read more

Coco Fusco- Performance artist talks about motherhood

It seems like once or twice a year the Internet experiences a gender studies firestorm in the form of a lengthy article asking a seemingly simple question: Can women really have it all? On a bright June afternoon in a Clinton Hill neighborhood park, …read more

Imprints of Gonzalez-Torres’ search for eternity, Seoul, Korea

By Kwon Mee-yoo Koreatimes.co.kr Two round wall clocks, two rectangular mirrors and two pillows on an empty bed — the two identical shapes evoke a sense of similarity, but they can never be the same. The first retrospective of Felix …read more

Luis Cruz Azaceta: Shifting States

Arthur Roger Gallery - New Orleans By D. Eric Bookhardt ARTPULSE magazine It has been said, most famously by the 17th-century poet John Donne, that “No man is an island.” And while no doubt true in the philosophical sense that Donne …read more

Ta Project: una galería a seguir de cerca

Publicado el domingo, junio.24.12 Janet Batet Especial/El Nuevo Herald Una nueva galería se consolida en el panorama cultural de la ciudad. Con sede en el Bird Road Art District, Ta Project Gallery se especializa en el arte contemporáneo, …read more

Cuban American artist Enrique Martínez Celaya in the Great Courtyard of the Winter Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russia

From Art Nexus Cuban American artist Enrique Martínez-Celaya was selected by a commission from the Hermitage Museum to present his sculpture entitled La Torre de Nieve (The Snow Tower) in the Great Courtyard of the Winter Palace in Saint …read more

Portraits by Yovani Bauta

From What's Up Miami WUM According to Peruvian writer Dr. Maria Espinoza, Miami-based Yovani Bauta is one of the most representative Cuban artists in exile. Espinoza recently interviewed Bauta for the online cultural magazine Miami Sub …read more

Cuban designer Isabel Toledo sticks to her roots

By Joy Sewing chron.com Published 05:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 13, 2012 There are many pivotal moments in Isabel Toledo's nearly 30-year journey as a fashion designer. Creating the 2009 inaugural outfit for first lady Michelle Obama …read more

Gladys Triana – Arte al Dia

It was during the years 2001-2002 that Gladys Triana made her first photo series.By that time, she had already had a long and successful four-decade career in painting and related arts, such as …read more

Cuban surrealist Wifredo Lam painting tops Latin American Art sale at Sotheby’s

A painting by Cuban surrealist Wifredo Lam, named for an African Yoruba goddess also worshipped in the Caribbean, led Sotheby's strongest Latin American evening art sale ever on Wednesday night. …read more

Notas sobre el expresionismo en las plastica cubana

Article published in Cuba Encuentro in Spanish By Alejandro …read more

Umberto Peña: ‘una escritura de urgencia’

Wendy Navarro | Barcelona | 29-04-2012 Diario de Cuba Tras varios años sin exponer, el pintor y diseñador gráfico muestra sus últimas pinturas. La creación de imágenes, como la expresión poética, es uno de los medios al alcance del …read more

Gladys Triana: alfabetos para la trascendencia

Publicado el domingo,11 marzo 2012 ADRIANA HERRERA ESPECIAL/ EL NUEVO HERALD La exhibición Games in the Dark, de Gladys Triana, reúne en Hardcore Contemporary Art Space su más reciente video, In Solitude, y una selección de cuatro de las series …read more

Alejandro Aguilera embraces the Modern Spirit at the High

by Felicia Feaster Creative Loafing Atlanta Cuban-born, Atlanta-based artist offers an effusive to creativity It's hard not to rejoice when a longtime Atlanta artist achieves Big Kahuna status with a show at the High Museum. Local artist …read more

Willy Castellanos- Arteaméricas: Presentan fotos de éxodo de los balseros cubanos

SARAH MORENO Publicado el sábado, 03.03.12 El Nuevo Herald En el verano de 1994, Willy Castellanos comenzó a ver cómo una oleada intermitente de personas que transportaban balsas, pedazos de madera y gomas de camión en los techos de los …read more

Jose Bedia – Art Miami.TV

Jose Bedia - Art Miami.TV..  Is the quintessential “Trans-cultural Spiritual Pilgrim”. He is the archetype traveler whose painterly passages refer to his experiences of mobility and transpassing. Jose in many respects is a modern day Indiana …read more

Ruben Torres Llorca

How long can you keep the wolf from the door? Ruben Torres Llorca has created a powerful title for a powerful piece of art. Conceptual artist Rubén Torres Llorca is considered a living master. He works in many mediums and creates his installation …read more

Carlos Luna fashions the “skirt of the year”

Cuban artist and fashion- Carlos Luna along side the Italian designer Daniela Gregis created the 2009 "skirt of the year".  The skirt, a fabric sculpture that you wear, serves as a countdown to December …read more

Después del Neo-Expresionismo, sobre exhibición AFTER NEO-EXPRESSIONISM, en Barrio Workshop Artspace, Miami

Por Carlos M. Luis Especial/El Nuevo Herald 15 de enero 2012 La conocida distinción que Nietszche hiciera entre lo que él denominó lo dionisíaco y lo apolíneo, tuvo su momento de mejor definición cuando los expresionistas optaron por la …read more

Is Carmen Herrera influencing fashion?

Perusing fashion’s omnipresent color-blocking—a trend that surfaced in the fall/winter collections and which has only strengthened in the resort pieces now in stores and spring clothes due to arrive any minute—one can’t help but notice an …read more

Tomas Sanchez turns to photography

Cuban artist Tomás Sánchez, whose paintings of idealized tropical landscapes have earned him a place among the island’s most important living artists and have nabbed as much as $800,000 at auction in New York, has dabbled with photography for …read more

Latin America Through the Lens of Mario Algaze

by Mariana Atencio 12.09.11 Sociéte Perrier Looking at Mario Algaze’s photographs on Latin America is like being transported to Gabriel García Márquez’s Cartagena or Julio Cortázar’s Buenos Aires. There is timelessness in his …read more

Cuban artists at Gary Nader Latin American, Modern & Contemporary Art Auction

Gary Nader Launches New Miami Auction Venture on December 1 From Cuban Art News With thousands of international collectors in town for Art Basel Miami Beach, gallerist and collector Gary Nader is hosting a major auction of modern, contemporary …read more

Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Allora & Calzadilla at Baltimore Museum of Art, MD

From artdaily.org BALTIMORE, MD.- The Baltimore Museum of Art is reinstalling its contemporary art wing, which will open in fall 2012 launching a three-year, comprehensive renovation plan leading up to its 100th Anniversary in 2014. Known for its …read more

Istanbul Biennial 2011 a resounding success

The 11th Istanbul biennial in 2009 was visited by 101,000 people. According to figures, this year’s biennial was the most successful yet. Curated by Adriano Pedrosa and Jens Hoffmann, the giant art event showed how similar human experiences …read more

Portfolio: The artwork of Mario Petrirena

Cuban-born artist Mario Petrirena immigrated to the United States in 1962 at the age of eight. As one of 14,000 children who arrived in the United States in what was called Operation Pedro Pan, Petrirena and his siblings lived in an orphanage in …read more

Fallece en Miami el escultor Manuel Carbonell

Por WILFREDO CANCIO ISLA http://cafefuerte.com/ Manuel Carbonell, el último patriarca de la escultura moderna en Cuba, falleció este jueves en Miami a los 93 años. Escultor, dibujante y grabador, artista versátil y hombre emprendedor, …read more

Heriberto Mora expone “Por los laberintos de Eva

In Spanish Revista Encuentro El pintor cubano Heriberto Mora expone Por los laberintos de Eva en la Galería Espacio, en San Juan, Puerto Rico, en este mes de octubre. A propósito, CUBAENCUENTRO ofrece una entrevista para dar a conocer la obra …read more

Indianapolis Museum of Art to acquire work by Allora & Calzadilla from 2011 U.S. Pavilion

From artdaily.org INDIANAPOLIS, IN.- Following the success of the U.S. Pavilion at La Biennale di Venezia, the 54th International Art Exhibition, the Indianapolis Museum of Art will bring works by the collaborative team Jennifer Allora and …read more

EMILIO PEREZ: Lux Resident Artist at Lux Art Institute, CA

In Studio Nov 10 2011 - Dec 10 2011 On Exhibit Nov 10 2011 - Dec 31 2011 Lux Art Institute 1550 South El Camino Real Encinitas, CA 92024 Vibrant, textured and bursting with a calculated chaos, the dynamic works of painter Emilio Perez also evince …read more

Miami Dade College and CINTAS Foundation Announces Visual Arts Fellowship Finalists

MDC’s Art Gallery System will showcase the works of visual arts finalists at an exhibition at the Iconic Freedom Tower Miami, October 14, 2011 - After reviewing nearly 100 submissions from around the world, the CINTAS Foundation has selected ten …read more

La iluminación poética en la obra de Gory

domingo, 16.10.11 Carlos M. Luis Especial/El Nuevo Herald Es ya un lugar común afirmar que la invención de la fotografía (del griego photos, luz y grafos, escritura) cambió radicalmente el rumbo de la pintura moderna. Pero vale la pena …read more

Snows of exile: Enrique Martinez Celaya’s Schneebett at the Miami Art Museum

Sunday, 10.16.11 By Anne Tschida Special to the Miami Herald The entry into this room at the Miami Art Museum, built specifically for this exhibit and seemingly recessed from the main gallery, is startlingly dark. A dim light ahead suggests …read more

Lia Galleti- las posibilidades de los colores

In Spanish By:  CARLOS M. Luis Después de un largo periplo por el abstraccionismo de corte expresionista, Lia Galleti, nacida en La Habana y quien llegó a Nueva York en el 1960 y desde el 1970 vive en Miami, ha comenzado a explorar en su obra …read more

On View: José Bedia’s spiritual and physical journeys

On View: José Bedia's spiritual and physical journeys.  The Cuban artist is the focus of a retrospective at the Fowler Museum at UCLA that represents his artistic pilgrimages over the last 30 years. By Scarlet Cheng, Special to the Los Angeles …read more

Manuel Carbonell sculpture on display at von Liebig Art Center

The Naples Art Association at The von Liebig Art Center has installed a sculpture by Cuban artist Manuel Carbonell at the main entrance to the building. The work, titled “Torso” is a bronze sculpture with black patina. Carbonell is the last of …read more

Loredo’s ART en Tumiamiblog

Por Jesús Rosado tumiamiblog.com Jorge Moya, ese amigo entrañable, nos ha permitido acceder al material visual que CANY atesora del Padre Miguel Angel Loredo. Teníamos cierta premura reflexiva en torno a ese legado pues cuando falleció el …read more

Aurora Molina: contra la historia actual de la belleza

Article - Nuevo Herald In Spanish by: Adriana Herrera La exhibición individual de Aurora Molina en el espacio de Project Rooms de Bernice Steinbaum Gallery representa un desafío estético y ético para una sociedad que vive de espaldas a la …read more

Thirteen paintings and works on paper by Emilio Sanchez at Frederico Sève Gallery

artdaily.org NEW YORK, NY.- Frederico Sève Gallery presents Shaping Light, an exhibition of works by Emilio Sanchez (1921-1999) featuring thirteen paintings and works on paper completed from the early to mid 1970’s. The Cuban-born American …read more

Interview with Cuban-American artist Bert Rodriguez – Idiom Magazine

by Monica Uszerowicz September 23, 2011 Bert Rodriguez is a Miami-based conceptual artist. Emotional Blackmail, a group show featuring his most recent work, opens at the Saag Gallery in Alberta, Canada on September 24th. A member of the now …read more

Teresita Fernández appointed to U.S. Commission on Fine Arts

September 16, 2011 (New York) -- President Barack Obama has appointed Teresita Fernández, a MacArthur Award winning visual artist, to serve on the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, a federal panel that advises the President, Congress and …read more

Luis Gispert’s DECEPCIÓN: A New York Artist Takes the Long View of Customizer Culture

The New York Times September 21, 2011, 6:00 am By PHIL PATTON “Decepción,” the title of Luis Gisbert’s show at the uptown Mary Boone Gallery, at 745 Fifth Avenue, translates from the Spanish not to its English cognate, but more literally …read more

V for Vanitas: Geandy Pavón y el arte como castigo

Publicado el domingo, 18 de septiembre, 2011 JOAQUÍN BADAJOZ ESPECIAL/EL NUEVO HERALD V for Vanitas: Geandy Pavón y el arte como castigo.  ¿ Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?, se preguntaba en las Sátiras el poeta Juvenal. Desde entonces la …read more

Miguel Loredo Artist and friend passes away

A brief note to inform you that Miguel Loredo the artist we knew, loved and respected passed away Saturday September 10, 2011. Article in the HNP Newsletter The wake will take place on Wednesday September 14 from 3 a 6 PM at the church of San …read more

Ernesto Oroza: el espacio relacional de todas las cosas del mundo

ADRIANA HERRERA ESPECIAL/EL NUEVO HERALD Publicado el domingo, 09.11.11 Ernesto Oroza (La Habana, 1968) exhibe actualmente la muestra de videos y fotografías Enemigo provisional en Art@Work. En 1997 obtuvo la beca Guggenheim por su proyecto …read more

About Enrique Martínez Celaya solo show at Gary Nader Fine Art, Miami

By Irina Leyva Art Nexus Magazine Issue #80 Mar -  May 2011 Enrique Martinez Celaya is an extremely prolific and multifaceted artist. He is a painter, a sculptor, a photographer and a writer. He is a restless creator that conceives pieces beyond …read more

Helping the Modern Get Over Itself

by Roberta Smith The Museum of Modern Art has unveiled changes in its galleries which include the addition of a painting by Cuban Grandmaster Amelia Pelaez. The permanent collection of any great museum is in a state of constant, usually subtle …read more

George Sánchez Calderón:“The Family of Man”

Until October 8 De la Cruz Collection 23 NE 41st Street, Miami, Florida By Shana Beth Mason | August 16, 2011 Whitewall Magazine It’s impossible to miss by the sounds of it: the clickety-clack of a split-flap departures board reverberated …read more

Fallece en Miami Tony López, una leyenda de la escultura cubana

Por WILFREDO CANCIO ISLA El famoso escultor Tony López, creador de emblemáticas piezas monumentales en Cuba y en el exilio, falleció este domingo en Miami a los 92 años, víctima de un paro respiratorio. Artist …read more

Cuban American artist Jorge Pardo collaborates in project The Conga Room / LA

By Christopher Henry | August 18, 2011 12:23 PM PDT International Business Times The Conga Room, in its new location at LA LIVE in downtown Los Angeles across from the Staples Center, is the city’s premier Latin nightclub. The space will …read more

12TH ISTANBUL Biennial – The title, the visual identity, and the themes of the biennial reference the work of the Cuban American artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres

Published by Ozgur Tore Monday, 15 August 2011 Focus on Travel News The 12th Istanbul Biennial, organized by IKSV with the sponsorship of Koç Holding, opens September 17 and continues through November 13. The 12th Istanbul Biennial, ranked among …read more

GUERRA DE LA PAZ, Business Ties Reborn as Deadly Snakes

By Simone Preuss August 10, 2011 http://1800recycling.com/ In the capable hands of artistic duo Guerra de la Paz, repurposed ties become deadly cobras — symbols of fear and oppression in the corporate world. In a corporate setting where …read more

Recrea Ángel Ricardo el concepto de los “piercings” para el arte

MILENIO Jueves, 11 de Agosto de 2011 El artista cubano, naturalizado mexicano, muestra su exhibición titulada “Obsesiones” en el Antiguo Palacio del Arzobispado. Ciudad de México  • Una serie de pinturas y dibujos estéticos-eróticos, …read more

About Cuban artist INTI HERNANDEZ, review in ART IN AMERICA

4/8/11 RON MANDOS by david ultrichs AMSTERDAM A recent solo show by Inti Hernandez, a young Cuban artist who lives in the Netherlands, focused on one of the artist’s main concerns: the reconciliation of opposites. “Bridging Reality” included …read more

Enrique Sendra: Local Cuban magical realist to exhibit at Bakehouse

By Matt Mornick The Miami Herald Monday, 08.08.11 Cuban-born artist who now lives in South Miami tells his story of exile through magic realism to exhibit at Bakehouse Art Complex. Enrique Sendra’s work will be on exhibit from Aug. 12 …read more

El Museo del Barrio Appoints Christie’s Specialist Margarita Aguilar as New Director

artdaily.com NEW YORK, NY.- El Museo del Barrio announced that it has appointed Margarita Aguilar to be its next director, beginning September 12, 2011. Aguilar, who served in the curatorial department at El Museo from 1998 to 2006, is currently …read more

Paraísos, purgatorios e infiernos de Ana Albertina Delgado

CARLOS M. LUIS ESPECIAL/EL NUEVO HERALD 31 julio 2011 Ana Albertina Delgado (La Habana, 1963) transita libremente por los confines de su mundo imaginario, en los dibujos que actualmente está exponiendo en Farside Gallery. Los trazos a veces …read more

Graphic novel Who is Ana Mendieta? remembers the Cuban-American artist

By Lauren Weinberg Time Out Chicago Christine Redfern and Caro Caron reexamine Ana Mendieta’s career and tragic death On September 8, 1985, 36-year-old artist Ana Mendieta died in a fall from the window of her New York apartment. Her death …read more

Myths, Legends and Cuban Culture (on exhibit AJIACO at Newark Museum)

By MARTHA SCHWENDENER Published: July 29, 2011 THE NEW YORK TIMES One thing you will learn at “Ajiaco: Stirrings of the Cuban Soul” is that Cuba contains an extraordinary mix of cultures, derived from many African ethnic groups, Europe, Asia …read more

‘Home: Dream Home’ an edgy exhibit at Praxis

BY BETH DUNLOP THE MIAMI HERALD July 17, 2011 Nothing is quite what it seems in the exhibition Home: Dream Home, and yet everything is indeed exactly what it is. A globe-shaped pendant lamp by Ernesto Oroza sparkles like glass. It’s actually …read more

ESTEBAN BLANCO’S “PLAYING WITH DOLLS”

by Ricardo Pau-Llosa In art, humor is always the function of wit. These two concepts are not at all synonymous. The difference lies in that humor is most often linked to content while wit operates through form, manner and structure. A joke slightly …read more

“Women.embodied”, King Gallery, Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, CO

By MARY JEAN PORTER The Pueblo Chieftain Family, love, sex and sadness are currents running through "women.embodied," a collection of artworks by expatriate Cuban women. On display in the King Gallery at the Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference …read more

MARIO ALGAZE: Tropical Heat

by Carol McCusker From Mario Algaze Portfolio, Di Puglia Publisher, 2010 A conversation with Mario Algaze is an exuberant experience. He talks openly and passionately about politics, photography, movies, travel, weather, food, music, and love, all …read more

Waldo Balart, el pintor concreto por descubrir

Alfredo Triff Especial/El Nuevo Herald July 10, 2011 Waldo Balart es el pintor concreto por descubrir. No porque sea desconocido. Después de todo tiene un apellido, Díaz Balart, que lo marca, y lleva recorridos 40 años explorando el arte …read more

Painter Ahmed Gomez Juxtaposes the Mode with the Method

By Angie Hargot The Lead Miami Beach Born in Holguin, Cuba in 1972, it was in the embattled island nation that Ahmed Gomez was exposed to art throughout childhood and it was there that he honed his aesthetic. “I was always connected to …read more

José Bedia- Designs for plazas along Crandon Boulevard, Miami

Of time and place José Bedia- Designs for plazas along Crandon Boulevard, Miami.  Eight artist-designed plazas strung along Crandon Boulevard celebrate Key Biscayne’s island lifestyle and environment The Miami Herald, June 19, 2011 BY BETH …read more

Consuelo Castañeda: la historia como retruécano del alma

By Janet Batet El Nuevo Herald, June 19, 2011 [....] En For Rent, Castañeda se apropia de su propia vivencia en tanto inmigrante y de la historia de Americas Society en la época de guerra fría. Castañeda transforma el edificio en una …read more

Cintas Foundation to Entrust Miami Dade College with Renowned Art Collection

Miami, June 17, 2011 - Miami Dade College(MDC) will soon be the new home of the renownedCintas Fellows Collection, the largest collection anywhere of Cuban art outside of Cuba. On an extended loan to MDC by the Cintas Foundation, the collection is …read more

Los Retratos Estrujados de Geandy Pavón en el Museo del Barrio de Nueva York

Diario de Cuba- June 15, 2011 In Spanish Los 'retratos estrujados' de Geandy Pavón, en el Museo del Barrio de Nueva York.  El Museo del Barrio inauguró este martes su sexta bienal, que reúne las obras de 75 artistas emergentes latinoamericanos y …read more

Bound for Glory: Cavorting Athletes and Oblique Politics at the Debut of Allora & Calzadilla’s U.S. Pavilion in Venice

By Andrew M. Goldstein Art Info June 2, 2011 VENICE—Allora & Calzadilla's show for the Venice Biennale's United States pavilion has generated a near-deafening amount of buzz since previews began at the international exhibition earlier …read more

Guerra de la Paz (Alain Guerra and Neraldo de la Paz)

The Latin American Art Journal March 14, 2011 Cuban born American artists Alain Guerra and Neraldo de la Paz are the collaborative duo Guerra de la Paz . Originally sourcing their materials from the waste bins of second-hand goods shipping …read more

Geandy Pavon Projects projecte Artist Ai Weiwei’s Face Onto NYC Chinese Consulate (Video)

HuffPost May 23, 2011 Geandy Pavon Projects projected Artist Ai Weiwei's Face Onto NYC Chinese Consulate .  Chinese artist Ai Weiwei was arrested early last month in Beijing on scurrilous charges of tax evasion and was allowed his first family …read more

Muere en Miami el arquitecto Nicolás Quintana

Diario de Cuba Miami, May 31, 2011 El arquitecto Nicolás Quintana, que insistió hasta sus últimos días en imaginar La Habana del futuro, murió este martes en Miami, informaron fuentes cercanas. Nicolás Quintana se graduó en la Escuela de …read more

Heriberto Mora. “The Home”, Alliance Française – Solo show reviewed in Art Nexus

By Adriana Herrera Art Nexus Issue #79 Dec - Feb 2011 In modern times, á la Charles Chaplin, it was still possible to speak about love. The vertigo of the contemporary, even as we debate the end of postmodernity, to makes doing so increasingly …read more

Carmen Herrera, record at Sotheby’s Spring Latin American Sales

Mutual Art NEW YORK, 26 May 2011 – “We are delighted with our total of $26.9 million – the second highest ever for Latin American Art at Sotheby’s” said Carmen Melián, Head of Latin American Art at Sotheby’s. “Throughout the evening …read more

‘La profundidad del silencio’, un recorrido por la vida y obra de Rafael Soriano – Documental dirigido por Jorge Moya

By Sarah Moreno El Nuevo Herald May 25, 2011 Durante las cinco décadas que ha vivido en el exilio, el pintor Rafael Soriano llegaba a su casa todos los días después de una jornada de trabajo, en oficios no relacionados con su vocación, y luego …read more

Julio Larraz, one of the new world auction records at Christie’s Latin American Art Auction

Artdaily.org Christie’s Latin American Art Sale achieved a strong total of $22,571,450 (£13,763,079/ €15,895,387). Held in two sessions on May 26 and 27, the sale was sold 75% by lot, 79% by value and established an impressive 14 new world …read more

Luis Cruz Azaceta – PanAmerican ArtProjects

By Janet Batet Art Nexus Issue #79 Dec - Feb 2011 The so called post-industrial society has generated a schizophrenic and paranoid individual that thrives in a sort of autophagy that leads to self-annulation. This is precisely the individual and …read more

Humberto Castro – Solo show at ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries

By Irina Leyva Art Nexus Issue #79 Dec - Feb 2011 Traces of Migrations, Humberto Castro's most recent individual show, brings together a group of works that are like snapshots of his own life. As the title indicates, this is a representation of …read more

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 …read more

Allora & Calzadilla – War Machines (With Gymnasts)

By Carol Voguel The New York Times Published: May 12, 2011 ON a nondescript street in Long Island City, Queens, is a mysterious gold-painted door with a drawing of a colorful tent and a sign that reads “Circus Warehouse.” Inside is a …read more

Abelardo Morell – National Geographic Magazine

By Tom O’Neill Photographer Abelardo Morell's Camara obscura turns darkened rooms into magical …read more

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" …read more

Baruj Salinas, el color como protagonista

By Carlos M. Luis El Nuevo Heradl/Miami1 de mayo de 2011 Cuando un pintor decide apartarse de la copia de la realidad, penetra en un mundo donde los objetos se convierten en fantasmas, para decirlo con palabras de Gaston Bachelard. ¿Qué quiere …read more

El hecho cotidiano como acto creativo (Leyden Rodriguez-Casanova y Frances Trombly)

By Janet Batet El Nuevo Herald, Miami1 de mayo de 2011 Asumir el hecho cotidiano como acto creativo y hacer de ese acto creativo un hecho cotidiano es el sino que ha marcado a una de las parejas más carismáticas y queridas dentro del entorno …read more

Gean Moreno and Ernesto Oroza on Generic Objects

By Gean Moreno and Ernesto Oroza e-flux journal #18 09/2010 By generic objects we don’t mean objects that affect a kind of generic quality—brilliantly commonsensical and ordinary objects that come from the rarefied space of the designer’s …read more

Ofill Echevarría – Revista Encuentro

The theology of Art by Emilio Ichikawa In …read more

Forever. Cristina Lei Rodriguez at the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood

by Anne Tschida Miami Art Guide Magazine 28 Apr/May 2011Forever. Cristina Lei Rodriguez at the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood. The main hall at the Arts and Culture Center of Hollywood has been transformed into an arboretum of sorts, though …read more

Enrique Martínez Celaya – The Practice at Whale and Star

by Juliana Accioly Miami Art Guide Magazine 28Apr/May 2011Enrique Martínez Celaya, a visual artist whose work is associated with the nature of human experience and the search for meaning that dominates so many contemporary societies, was a late …read more

Alejandro Aguilera blends Afro-Cuban heritage, modernism at Saltworks

by Rebecca Dimling Cochran | Apr 15, 2011 ArtsCriticATL.COM Alejandro Aguilera’s current solo show at Saltworks takes us back to a series of works he made in 1998, called the “Black Drawings.” It’s a rewarding journey: the drawings are rich …read more

Luz dura: el libro de la vida y obra de Emilio Sánchez

El Nuevo Herald, 17 abril 2011 By Janet Batet Hard Light: The Work of Emilio Sánchez es el título de la tan esperada y necesaria monografía sobre la vida y obra de Emilio Sánchez (Camagüey, 1921-Nueva York, 1999). Patrocinado y dirigido por …read more

Ernesto Oroza in d(x)i magazine

Invierno/Winter  2009-2010 Número 36 Interviewed by Guillém Ferrán, in Spanish Also see: Ernesto Oroza: Archetype …read more

Víctor Gómez: Impresión individual y única

In Spanish By Olga Connor El Nuevo Herald, 10 abril 2011 Una serie de monoprints -que se pueden traducir como monoimpresiones o monocopias- del artista cubano Víctor Gómez ha estado expuesta esta primavera hasta el mes de abril en Montgomery …read more

Allora and Calzadilla: Stop, Repair, Prepare: Variations on “Ode to Joy” for a Prepared Piano

By Marco Antonini Art Pulse Magazine Museum of Modern Art - New York (December 8, 2010 - January 10, 2011) Ninth in a series of ongoing live and documented performances presented at the MoMA, Stop, Repair, Prepare: Variations on “Ode to Joy” …read more

Atelier Morales – Curator’s Voice Art Projects, Miami

By Janet Batet Arte al Día International March 24, 2011 Pilgrims is the title of the most recent photographic series conceived by the creative duo Atelier Morales, and it is also the title of the exhibition of this series that Curator’s Voice …read more

Hugo Michel Hernández, entre la abstracción y la palabra escrita

Por Carlos M. Luis Especial/El Nuevo Herald 3 de abril de 2011 "Sólo comprendo lo que pienso cuando lo dibujo" fue el título de una exposición del pintor cubano Hugo Michel Hernández (La Habana, 1972) que hiciera en México en el 2003, cuya …read more

Carlos Rodríguez Cárdenas – The Journey of the Conquest

Nikisi Project-Miami By Rafael López-Ramos Art Pulse Magazine Coinciding with the Art Basel Miami Beach fair, Carlos Rodríguez Cárdenas presented his personal show The Journey of the Conquest at the Nkisi Project space, curated by Bernardo …read more

Baruj Salinas: colores en el trópico

By Carlos Monsiváis Diario de Cuba El ensayista y cronista mexicano examina la obra de un gran pintor cubano. Como sucede con lo que me entusiasma, cuando me enfrento a la pintura de Baruj Salinas, intento atenerme solamente a mis reacciones …read more

Muere en París el pintor cubano Jorge Camacho

ABC / PARÍS 31 marzo 2011 Ayer falleció en París, donde residía parcialmente (buena parte del año la pasaba en la localidad onubense de Almonte), el pintor cubano Jorge Camacho, uno de los últimos surrealistas. El artista, nacido en La Habana …read more

Armando Guiller – La Ingeniería de lo bello

Armando Guiller – La Ingeniería de lo bello.  El romanticismo había intentado separar el gesto creador de la razón, y destruir así aquel viejo convenio, iniciado por Pitágoras, en el cual el mundo era espejo del número. La obra del …read more

Abelardo Morell – Outside-in, upside-down — and now in color!

photographs by Abelardo Morell plus an audio interview with the photographer by Jim Casper Lens Culture Magazine Abelardo Morell travels the world and converts full-size rooms (some spare, some ornately rococo) into immense camera obscura …read more

Maria Magdalena Pons – Sweet Sugar, Salty Tears

BY Sarah Buttenwieser | March 17, 2011 Hand/Eye Magazine, Shelter Island, NY The Introspective Art Of Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons Growing up near a now-defunct sugar factory in the town of La Vega, in the province of Matanzas, Cuba, artist Maria …read more

Museo Cubano Centro de Cultura y diáspora

In spanish February 15, 2011 El Nuevo Herald by Sara Moreno Cada vez se acerca más el día en que, al final de la arboleda de Coral Way, en la curva de la Avenida 12 que da entrada a los Roads, se pueda ver el cartel oficial de ``Museo Cubano''. …read more

The Rubins- What is Cuban Art

The Rubin's are the new kids on the block of Cuban Art.  They have amassed a large collection of Contemporary Cuban Art from both inside and outside the island.  This essay wash published recently in the Huffington …read more

Re-imagining Personal History: Anthony Goicolea’s RELATED

by Madeline Yale Spot Magazine, Spring 2010 If we hold an early Daguerreotype in our hands, a shimmery ghost-like figure faces opposite, arrested in photographic form contained by glass and enshrined within its casing. A memorial trophy, an …read more

The Fragments of Desire in Rafael López-Ramos’ Recent Works

By Gerardo Muñoz The city as the utopian and phantasmagorical axis space of Modernity, finds itself in a crisis that, although taking into account both, the moral and economical crisis of the West, has altered its hegemonic and monumental …read more

Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons – Art Practice as Research Blog

As a Cuban born artist, the embodied cognition that shapes the art practice of Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons is her deep cultural connections. For Pons, inquiry into cultural histories involves dealing with the way her black heritage is represented …read more

Demi

Salamatina Gallery Exhibit February 4 to April 2 DEMI: Some Thoughts on her Work Alejandro Anreus Although I had seen DEMI’s work in reproduction for the past decade or so, a recent direct encounter with a substantial amount of her paintings …read more

Roberto Estopiñán

(Camaguey, 1921; lives in Miami) Estopiñán worked in sculpture, drawing, and printmaking. In the 1940s, he participated in the struggle between different concepts in the field of modern sculpture in Cuba. He emigrated from Cuba in the 1960s, and …read more

Emilio Sánchez – Latin Collector, 2007

By John Angeline Art Nexus Jan - Mar 2007 Emilio Sanchez was a product of two worlds. After a youth spent in Cuba immersed in Caribbean culture, he was then immersed in the Manhattan art scene during its “triumphant” years of the 1950s, and …read more

Ramon Williams – Art as Knowledge – Interview

Miami Art Guide Magazine By Francis Acea Ramón Williams is an artist that shows little concern about boundaries. Formed as an art educator, his perception of art is undermined by a sense of integrality that allows him to move from one art …read more

Luis Cruz Azaceta. Back in Cuban-American land – Interview

Miami Art Guide December 2010 By Francis Acea Luis Cruz Azaceta is an award-winning artist whose works have been exhibited and included in numerous collections worldwide. Being a Cuban-born who left the island in his early years to settle in …read more

Liset Castillo. Human Studies, L-M-N-T Contemporary Art Space, Miami

Through March 2011 By Matt Balmaseda The newest and arguably one of the most ambitious art spaces to hit the Wynwood neighborhood is L-M-N-T Contemporary Art Space. Run by Gino Tozzi, it is a massive 15,000 square feet establishment aimed at not …read more

Gory (Rogelio López Marín) at Chelsea Galleria – 2004

By Irina Leyva-Pérez On April 8, the Design District’s Chelsea Gallery opened the show “A Small Retrospective” with works by Cuban photographer Rogelio López Marín (1953), known as Gory. Gory’s work in photography since the 1980s …read more

Arturo Cuenca Solo show at Galería Aroca, Miami – 2001

By Marisol Martell The outstanding feature in Arturo Cuenca’s show at the Galería Aroca, was the conceptual game between images and words. If we could see a series of places that reminded us of New York and became a sort of indirect and …read more

María Martínez-Cañas at the Freedom Tower – 2010

By Roni Feinstein In the photograph titled Doll, a figure in old-fashioned dress appears to float gracefully in a dark, shadowy space. But as soon as the viewer becomes aware of the structure of María Martínez-Cañas’s “Lies” series …read more

Alejandro Aguilera at Georgia College and State University – 2006

By Ana María Fernández Alejandro Aguilera was recently invited to exhibit at Georgia College and State University by Richard Lou, a Chicano artist and the head of the art department. Lou has been developing a new curriculum and a visiting …read more

A 20-Year Cuban Art Collection

By Brett Sokol January 2011 "We're sitting in a renaissance!” Ricardo Pau-Llosa happily thundered to the crowd seated before him, gesturing to the artwork hanging inside downtown Miami’s Freedom Tower. “What more proof do you need?” It was …read more

Maria Brito honored at the Frost Art Museum

Maria Brito is honored at the Frost Art Museum in Miami. .....Your first encounter with Maria Brito's show at the Frost Art Museum could be confusing. You may even wonder why it's there. If so, you'll please Brito, a rebel at heart who likes …read more

Carmen Herrera – At 94, She’s the Hot New Thing in painting

The New York Times December 19, 2009 by Deborah Sontag Under a skylight in her tin-ceilinged loft near Union Square in Manhattan, the abstract painter Carmen Herrera, 94, nursed a flute of Champagne last week, sitting regally in the wheelchair she …read more

Rubén Torres Llorca

Arte Al Dia International Online Wednesday March 31, 2010 Praxis International Art            by Julia P. Herzberg So Quiet in Here was a memorable installation by Rubén Torres Llorca at El Museo del Barrio in New York in 1998. It was a …read more

Gladys Triana

Hardcore Art Hardcore Art introduces Gladys …read more

Arturo Cuenca

PAUL SHARPE CONTEMPORARY ART, NEW YORK Exhibit November 1 to November 26, 2005 'Aesthasy' combines two English words, aesthetic and ecstasy to create a hybrid title, which is derived from the Cuban tradition of using made-up words taken from real …read more

Revisiting the past – The paintings of Gustavo Acosta

By Irina Leyva-Pérez If we look back at Gustavo’s oeuvre over a span of twenty years, we can easily recognize that he has been interested in social expressions of power. In the 1980s, when his work started receiving attention, he was using …read more

Carlos Estévez, Gory & Adrian, at Pan American Art Projects

The mystery of migrations is the title of  Carlos Estévez’s new solo exhibition of paintings. As the title indicates, Carlos is exploring the process of migrations, philosophically, existentially and physically. …read more

Carlos Rodríguez Cárdenas – The Journey of the Conquest

Nkisi Project - Miami   By Rafael López-Ramos Coinciding with the Art Basel Miami Beach fair, Carlos Rodríguez Cárdenas presented his personal show The Journey of the Conquest at the Nkisi Project space, curated by Bernardo Navarro with the …read more

Carmen Herrera: Is it a dream?

December 20, 2010 The Telegraph by Helena de Bertodono After a lifetime of anonymity, the 95-year-old Carmen Herrera is suddenly one of the world's most collectible living artists. …read more

The Great Systems – Gustavo Acosta/Flights of Fancy – Carlos Gonzalez

Article appeared in Art Pulse Magazine 2009 “To soar” involves breeching the wall of the mundane to internalize, perhaps, the purest essence of our reality. Then, from above, startled by so much finiteness, we prepare for that voyage of yearning …read more

Abelardo Morell

Seeing New York Through Leonardo’s Eye Most of Abelardo Morell’s photographs are digital, but a lot of his gear is, conceptually, a millennium old. Morell is among the few contemporary masters of the camera obscura, the ancient method of …read more