The fall season is in full swing, with openings & events in Havana, Florida, Bogotá, and greater New York—including Cuban artists at ArtBo, Pedro Pablo Oliva in Tampa, Edel Rodríguez on “Art as Change,” and a “liquid paradigm” opening at Factoría Habana.
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.