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Cuban Roots: 6 Artists to Watch

A new wave of artists with Cuban roots is emerging on the US art scene. We asked contemporary curator Amy Galpin about young artists who are catching her eye—interesting, innovative, and potentially collectible.

Shake It Up—Rethinking Cuba & “Cubanidad” at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

At the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Jorge Fernández Torres and Delia María López Campistrous reflect on their current exhibitions, “The Mirror of Enigmas” and “Beyond Utopia."
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In Havana, a Look at Race & Racism in Cuban Art

At the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, curators Roberto Cobas Amate and Laura Arañó Arencibia take us through "Nada Personal" (Nothing Personal), their investigation of race and racism in more than two centuries of Cuban art.

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.

Women in the Havana Biennial—3 Top Picks

The 13th Havana Biennial includes a number of shows and installations around the city. Here, we focus on three standout presentations: an installation by Glenda León and exhibitions by curators Elvia Rosa Castro and Magda González Mora.