Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Home Authors Posts by Susan Delson

Susan Delson

Susan Delson has been the New York editor of Cuban Art News since 2009. A former member of the Metropolitan Museum of Art education department, as editor she has worked with the Museum of Modern Art, Asia Society, El Museo del Barrio, and other institutions. Her books include the film study/biography Dudley Murphy, Hollywood Wild Card and (as editor) Ai Weiwei: Circle of Animals. As a magazine editor, she has worked at Forbes, Louise Blouin Media, and other companies.

Soriano Rediscovered: The Artist as Mystic

Two years after his death, artist Rafael Soriano is on the verge of rediscovery, as a major retrospective makes the first of its three stops around the US. Curator Elizabeth Goizueta spoke with Susan Delson about Rafael Soriano: The Artist as Mystic, and the journey from geometric abstraction to surrealism to a luminous, transcendent art.

Luis Cruz Azaceta: An Off-the-Walls Perspective

This fall, the American Museum of the Cuban Diaspora opened in Miami with Luis Cruz Azaceta: Dictators, Terrorism, War and Exile. We spoke with art historian Alejandro Anreus, curator of the exhibition and author of the first monographic study of the artist, in a wide-ranging conversation about Azaceta, the Cuban diaspora, and a utopian idea for an ambitious exhibition.

Preview: Cuban Architects at Home and in Exile: The Modernist Generation

Early next month, the Coral Gables Museum turns the spotlight on modernist architecture by Cuban designers on the island and abroad. Victor Deupi, who co-curated the exhibition with Jean-François Lejeune, gives us a pre-opening glimpse of Cuban Architects at Home and in Exile.

Sneak Preview: Carmen Herrera: Lines of Sight

At the media preview, Whitney director Adam Weinberg and exhibition curator Dana Miller spoke movingly about the Cuban-born Herrera’s art and her place in the art world. Cuban Art News offers an advance look at one of the season’s most highly anticipated exhibitions.

On the Personal Side of “Dialogues in Cuban Art”

We began our conversation with Elizabeth Cerejido, organizer of the “Dialogues in Cuban Art” project, with a general description of the artist exchanges that took place in Havana last year and Miami this past spring. Here, Cerejido describes the exchanges on a more personal level, and looks ahead to the project’s next phases.