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Cuban Art

In Plain Sight

Carmen Pelaez | Posted 09.08.2014 | 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 invita...

Shaping Cuba's Future Through Art

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 07.06.2013 | Arts

MIAMI — In one poster, Raul and Fidel Castro ride in a hot air balloon made of newspapers. Their fingers are plugged into their ears, drowning o...

Biennial Art Festival Heats Up Cuba

AP | PETER ORSI | Posted 07.11.2012 | Arts

HAVANA — Giant ants swarm the facade of an aging theater. White-clad, face-painted dancers and circus performers frolic on a central boulevard. ...

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...