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Saturday, August 24, 2019

For Collectors

Manuel Mendive Hits New York

Mendive’s first solo show at a New York museum is now on view at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. Curator Christine Licata takes us on a walk-through of the exhibition, and the work of the artist she calls “the historian for the lion.”

Cuba’s Answer to Disneyland?

It’s #8 on Tripadvisor’s top Havana list, beating out the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, the Paseo del Prado, and the Cemetario de Colón. The New York Times turned it into a 360-degree video. What makes José Fuster’s vast art project such an international favorite?

Screaming Heads and Still Lifes: The Late-Career Art of Carlos Alfonzo

At the height of his career, barely 40 years old, Carlos Alfonzo died in Miami in 1991. An exhibition at Fredric Snitzer Gallery explores the expressive power of the artist’s late work.

Is Ana Mendieta Having an Art-World Moment? Curators Weigh In

This year, Ana Mendieta (1948–1985) would have turned 70. Looking at several shows that focus on, feature, or pay homage to Mendieta and her art, Olga Viso and other curators and artists consider her work and its relevance today.

Relational Undercurrents: Cuba and the Archipelago at MOLAA

“Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA,” the region-wide initiative focusing on Latin American art and culture, continues to run in museums around Southern California. Daniell Cornell, former director of art at the Palm Springs Art Museum, spotlights Cuban artists in one of the most thought-provoking exhibitions in “PST: LA/LA.”