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10 Years, 10 Top Stories: A Decade of Cuban Art News

Celebrating our 10th anniversary, we close out 2019 with a look at our top stories of the decade, year by year. Together, they are a testament to Cuban art and culture, the close relationship of Cuban communities on the island and beyond, and the breadth of Cuban Art News coverage since publication first began.

2019 in Cuban Art: Our Top 5 Stories of the Year

Cuban art in the international market. Emerging Cuban artists in the US. Those are just two of the topics that grabbed Cuban Art News readers’ attention in 2019—along with an exhibition on racism led by one of the island’s most acclaimed curators. Here are our Top 5 stories of 2019, plus the 5 runners-up.

Miami Art Week 2019 – Cuban Art at the Fairs

Next week, the international art world descends on Miami for a nonstop whirl of fairs, exhibitions, and events, anchored by Art Basel Miami Beach. We preview the top spots for Cuban art and artists at this year’s fairs.

It’s Creative, It’s Fresh, It’s Still Undervalued: Cuban Contemporary Art

With the fall auction season underway, we take a discerning look at 6 contemporary Cuban artists in a global art market. For seasoned international collectors and newcomers alike, here are artists with solid potential for growth.

One More Time: Los Carpinteros on Their New Exhibition in Washington DC

In summer 2018, Dagoberto Rodríguez and Marco Castillo—the acclaimed artmaking duo Los Carpinteros—announced the dissolution of the group. But last month, Los Carpinteros returned with Cuba Va! in Washington DC. In a pair of email interviews, Rodríguez and Castillo talk about Los Carpinteros, Cuba Va!, and their own recent and upcoming projects.