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Cuban Art

12 Reasons Why You Should Visit Havana Now and 10 Tips Once You Get There

David Latt | Posted 01.20.2017 | Travel
David Latt

The flight from Miami to Havana took less than an hour. After we checked in to the Hotel Nacional we wasted no time and left the hotel so we could start experiencing Havana. We walked to the Malecón, the iconic seawall that protects the city from the ocean. Two fishermen talked as they held fishing lines in the water.

Kickin' It in the USA With Cuban Art, Music, and Culture

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 10.22.2016 | Entertainment
Miles Mogulescu

Cuban artists and musicians -- some of the best artists and musicians in the world--are literally invading the U.S. this month with an unprecedented onslaught of art shows and musical performances.

Cuban Art Invades West Coast This Weekend

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 10.15.2016 | Arts
Miles Mogulescu

The largest and most comprehensive exhibit of Cuban art ever presented on the West Coast holds its gala opening this Saturday and Sunday at Arena 1 Gallery in at the Santa Monica Airport for the start a 5-week run.

Some of World's Best Art Is Made in Cuba

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 07.08.2016 | Entertainment
Miles Mogulescu

Cuban artists are creating some of the most exciting and innovative contemporary art in the world. The best Cuban art can stack up against the best contemporary art being created in New York, Los Angeles, Paris, London or other world art centers, while still maintaining an essential Cuban spirit.

10 Cuban Photographers You Should Know

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 05.22.2015 | Arts

More than 100 years ago, a broad slab of concrete was placed along the seashore in Cuba, stretching five miles from Old Havana to the city’s busines...

In Plain Sight

Carmen Pelaez | Posted 11.08.2014 | Arts
Carmen Pelaez

Already familiar with most of the artists, I assumed it would be a a 'greatest hits kind' of day. But from the very first piece, I knew I was in for something special.

Our Girl in Havana: The Artists of Camagüey

Tyler Wetherall | Posted 02.16.2014 | Travel
Tyler Wetherall

Some people assume the strictures of the socialist regime in Cuba suppress any form of expression until only a bland diet of state-sanctioned work remains. This couldn't be further from the truth.

Columbus, Here I Come..!

Edward Goldman | Posted 11.10.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I just returned from a short trip to a city that, to be honest, I knew very little about. So why did I bother? Out of the blue, I received an invitati...

This Is How You Harvest Oprah

Posted 02.12.2012 | Arts

Cuban-born artist Alexi Torres wanted to create works that captured the creative powers of the universe as well as the problems facing it. He grap...

Goddess, Lion, Peasant, Priest: Modern and Contemporary Indian Art -- in Atlanta

Jim Luce | Posted 06.04.2011 | Arts
Jim Luce

Don Rubin and his wife Shelley have introduced an exceptional, personal collection of modern and contemporary South Asian art at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta.

Blague d'Art: Apres le Deluge, Moi

Peter Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Peter Frank

It wasn't my primary intent to check up on post-hurricane art in Louisiana, but, even half a decade on, when you go there, you look for what was left standing and what has been replaced.

Along For The Ride: Havana

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andrea R. Vaucher

The mid-century Pontiacs and Plymouths, painted in pulsating colors, patched together with wire and wishes. This is Havana.

US-Cuba Thaw Taking Place In The Arts

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The U.S. and Cuba governments have taken the first, tentative steps towards ending 50 years of hostilities, but the thawing of relations is already in...