Midway through the year, migration and immigration are emerging as powerful themes for museum exhibitions. As Tania Bruguera brings her distinctive point of view to international group shows at the Phillips Collection and ICA Boston, other Cuban artists take up the topic in New York, Venice, and beyond. Meanwhile, the US English-language media finally catches up with the Havana Biennial.
After Los Carpinteros: Marco Castillo Explores Cuban Architecture & Design in “The Decorator’s Home”
Late last month, Marco Castillo—formerly of the group Los Carpinteros—opened The Decorator’s Home at UTA Artist Space, the new powerhouse gallery in Los Angeles. In an email interview with Cuban Art News, Castillo talks about the show, about recovering forgotten Cuban designers of the 1960s and 1970s, and reconnecting them with contemporary Cuban art and design.