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Saturday, August 24, 2019

For Collectors

Recap and Analysis: “The Volume One Generation” at CIFO

Days before the “Dialogues in Cuban Art” symposium this spring, a panel discussion at CIFO threw the spotlight on a formative earlier era in contemporary Cuban art. Rafael DiazCasas offers a considered appraisal of “The Volume One Generation: The art scene in Cuba between 1978 and 1984.”

Antonio Rodríguez Morey: The Last Romantic

Although the current art scene is a major focus for Cuban Art News, we also like to look back at earlier artists and eras. We are pleased to share another essay by MSc. Delia Ma. López Campistrous, curator at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes—this one on the early 20th-century artist Antonio Rodríguez Morey.

Sandra Ramos: “Art has always been a great document for understanding the country”

In a presentation in New York last month, artist Sandra Ramos used her own work and career to reflect on the role that art has played in Cuban society, and the recent changes.

Catching Up with a Master: One Curator’s Take on Leopoldo Romañach

Although the current art scene is a major focus for Cuban Art News, we also like to look back at earlier artists and eras. We are pleased to share an essay by MSc. Delia Ma. López Campistrous, curator at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, on the renowned 19th- and early 20th-century artist Leopoldo Romañach.

In Conversation: Sean Kelly and Lauren Kelly

At New York’s Sean Kelly Gallery, this month will see not one, but two solo shows by young Cuban artists. Cuban Art News publisher Howard Farber queried the gallery’s owner, Sean Kelly, and one of its directors, Lauren Kelly, about the exhibitions, their work with Los Carpinteros, and where they think Cuban art is headed.