With her place in the abstract-art pantheon firmly cemented by the Metropolitan Museum’s upcoming “Epic Abstraction: Pollock to Herrera,” Carmen Herrera has unfurled a selection of wall-based and freestanding sculptures at Lisson Gallery in Chelsea.
As her acclaimed retrospective continues to tour the country and a belated New York Times obituary introduces her to new audiences, master printmaker Belkis Ayón (1967–1999) set a world record at auction for her collograph Untitled (Sikán with White Tips).
Tania Bruguera opens in London, Carlos Garaicoa opens in Madrid, and I Am Cuba opens at the New York Film Festival. Influential writer and Afro-Cuba ethnologist Lydia Cabrera gets a show in New York, and the CINTAS Foundation gets ready to salute this year's award finalists and winners.
Cuban artists are well represented in next week’s “New Now” sale. Cuban Art News asked Kaeli Deane, head of Latin American art at Phillips, for her take on the current market for contemporary Cuban art.