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The Silent Shout: Voices in Cuban Abstraction 1950-2013 – Miami

Opening on November 1st from 6-10pm   ArtSpace Virginia Miller Galleries 169 Madeira Ave. Coral Gables, FL 33134 “The Silent Shout” is the first exhibition outside Cuba featuring these groups of artists from different generations, including three artists being shown in Greater Miami for the first time. 

This exhibition provides an overview of these nine […]



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Waltman Ortega Fine Art to Exhibit Works by Jorge Enrique During the Art Basel Week

November 9 – December 10, 2013   Waltman Ortega’s White Room 2233 N.W. 2nd Ave. Miami, FL 33127   Waltman Ortega Fine Art gallery presents “Hybrid”, a solo exhibition of recent works by Jorge Enrique (USA/b. Cuba). Tearing down the veil of the urban culture is Jorge Enrique’s leitmotiv. The Cuban-American artist resembles the contrasted […]



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Ofill Echevarria’s “El Mundo de los Vivos” is Released

This first book of Cuban American artist Ofill Echevarria (La Habana, 1972) is presented in collaboration with Un-Gyve Limited. Debuting as a member of Grupo Arte Calle in 1988, a graduate of la Academia San Alejandro, Ofill Echevarria has since exhibited his work in galleries and museums internationally. He lives and works in New York City, the urban reality of […]



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Identity and the Accumulation of Memory – NYC

December 4 – December 27, 2013 Group Show with the following artists participating: Nelson Alvarez, Tony Chirino, Margarita Fresco Crespo, Guillermo Llorente, Renelio Marin, Alexis Mendoza, Mario Petrirena, Jesus Rivera, Juana Valdez, and Raul Villareal. Opening Reception December 6th from 6-9pm   Boricua College Art Gallery 3755 Broadway (@156th St.) New York, NY  



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María Elena González wins Grand Prize at 30th Biennial of Graphic Arts Ljubljana

The jury, whose members included Tev Logar (president), Chema de Francisco, Sally Tallant and Dusica Kirjakovic, awarded the Grand Prize of the 30th Biennial of Graphic Arts to Cuban artist María Elena González for her work The Tree Talk Series. María Elena González (1957), born in Havana, Cuba, lives and works in New York and […]



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Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada’s 11 Acre Portrait in Belfast Field

Belfast’s reputation for producing stuff that’s larger than life continues with a monumental artwork that comes a century after the sinking of the Titanic. “Wish” is a portrait of a local 6-year-old girl that has been carved into an 11-acre field close to where the Harland and Wolff shipyard, birthplace of the massive doomed ship, […]



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Ernesto Pujol’s “Social Choreography” in Lower Manhattan

Pujol was born in Cuba and raised there and in Puerto Rico. As a site-specific public performance artist, his work explores concepts of collective identity, spirituality, and the notion of the artist as a citizen and cultural worker. “I believe that everyone has the right to culture,” he has stated. “And I mean critical culture rather […]



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Humberto Castro – “Tracing Antilles”

16 October  – 16 February  2014 Opening Reception October 16th from 6-9pm The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at FIU 10975 SW 17th St. Miami, FL Humberto Castro executes an artistic journey across the Antilles in an ever-transforming exhibition that conceptually circumnavigates the islands of the Caribbean. FIU’s Frost Art Museum commissioned the Cuban-born […]



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Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art Smithsonian American Art Museum – Washington, DC

October 25th 2013 – March 2nd 2014   3rd Floor North, American Art Museum (8th and F Streets, N.W.)  Washington D.C. Our America presents more than ninety works of art across all media by seventy-two Latino artists active since the mid-twentieth century and gives voice to their broader American experience. Drawn entirely from the Smithsonian […]



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“Americana” – Contemporary Caribbean and Latin American Art

Opening Reception October 9th at 6pm   Miramar Cultural Center 2400 Civic Center Place Miramar, FL  



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Antonia Eiriz’s at MDC

Through November 17th, 2013   MDC Museum of Art & Design, Freedom Tower 600 Biscayne Blvd. Miami, FL The sweeping canvases of the late Cuban painter Antonia Eiriz are not always easy to view. That is not to say they are harsh and hard — very little overt violence is expressed in these works; but […]



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Silvia Lizama’s “Sights of Construction” – Miami

9 November  – 24 January  2014 Opening Reception November 9th from 7-9pm   ACND Gallery of Art 4949 NE 2nd Ave. Miami, FL A collection of photos depicting endless tracts of dirt stretching toward horizons set amidst the drama of tropical skies. Lizama has turned her camera lens to barren acres of earth awaiting construction […]



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The Pearl – Enrique Martinez Celaya – Sante Fe

July 13–October 13, 2013   SITE Santa Fe 1606 Paseo de Peralta Santa Fe, NM In The Pearl, Cuban American artist Enrique Martínez Celaya takes up the drama of youth, wrought as it is with fear, wonder, trepidation and exuberance, in various proportions, and explores both the deterioration of memory and memory’s role in informing the […]



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Cintas Foundation announce finalists

October 10 – December 15, 2013   MDC Museum of Art & Design, Freedom Tower 600 Biscayne Blvd. Miami, FL   Miami Dade College (MDC), home of the CINTAS Fellows Collection, and the CINTAS Foundation have announced this year’s visual arts finalists for the annual CINTAS Foundation Fellowship competition. The competition awards a $10,000 fellowship […]



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Facebook censura al artista Erik Ravelo

<<Article is in Spanish>>   Facebook ha cancelado la página del artista plástico cubano Erik Ravelo por un supuesto “autolesionismo”, en relación con fotografías de su campaña Los Intocables, a favor de la infancia. “Parece que la gente empezó a quejarse. Es absurdo, porque mis fotos no son agresivas, forman parte de una campaña de sensibilización […]



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Stories – Tony Mendoza – Miami

October 28 – November 29, 2013 Opening Reception on November 2, 2013 from 7-9 pm   Art @ Work 1245 SW 87th Ave. Miami, FL   Tony Mendoza is a Columbus, Ohio based artist born in Havana, Cuba.  His work will be on view next month in Miami. This exhibit features a selection of 1980’s black and […]



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Emilio Sanchez’s Visions of Light: Caribbean Architecture Reimagined at IU Art Museum

October 9th at 6pm IU Art Museum 1133 E 7th St.  Bloomington, IN Anke Birkenmaier, assistant professor of Spanish and Portuguese and Latin American and Caribbean Studies, will discuss the Cuban-American artist Emilio Sanchez’s fascination with the patterns, colors, and forms of Caribbean architecture. Based on memory and his Sanchez’s travels, these images suggest aspects […]



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Cuban Americans – Our America: The Latino Presence In American Art – Smithsonian Museum

October 25, 2013 – March 2, 2013   American Art Museum 8th And F Street NW Washington DC   An exhibition opening next month at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, “Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art,” will highlight a chapter of art history that remains a secret to far too many Americans. Since […]



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Ana Mendieta Retrospective – London

24 September  – 15 December  2013   Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd London, UK   This autumn The Hayward Gallery presents Ana Mendieta: Traces, the UK’s first retrospective of one of the most significant yet under-acknowledged artists of the late 20th century. In addition to films, sculptures, photographs, drawings, personal writings and notebooks, an extensive research room […]



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Alberto Jorge Carol – “Authoritarian Form”

“Authoritarian Form,” the work of Cuban artist Alberto Jorge Carol has been awarded the Third Place in the competition American Art Today. The Miami based artist’s work is currently on view at The Bascom, Center for the Visual Arts in Highlands, NC. Previously, this painting was included in the 62nd All Florida Annual Juried Competition and Exhibition, Boca Raton Museum […]



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Coco Fusco Among Winners of 2013 Absolut Art Awards

Renata Lucas and Coco Fusco have been announced as the winners of the 2013 Absolut Art Award, in Stockholm, by Absolut Art Award Jury President Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev. New York-based interdisciplinary artist, writer and lecturer Coco Fusco receives the €20,000 cash prize for Art writing, plus up to €25,000 towards the publication and distribution of a new book, in […]



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Juan Pablo Ballester – Miami

September 21 – October 27, 2013 Opening Reception: Saturday, September 21 from 7 to 9 p.m. Farside Gallery 1305 SW 87th Avenue, Miami , FL Juan Pablo Ballester is a Barcelona based artist who was born in Camagüey, Cuba in 1966. He graduated from the Instituto Superior de Arte/Higher Institute of Arts, in Havana, in […]



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Eduardo Sarmiento at the Museum of Latin American Art

<< Three works added to the permanent collection>>   Museum of Latin American Art 628 Alamitos Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90802   I paint obsessively, restlessly, feverishly, triggered by the torture of the creative impulse and the certainty that erotic stimulus generates multiple and varying reactions to be explored. I continue to search for concrete […]



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Tomás Sánchez in Madrid

Closed July 30, 2013   Centro Cultural Casa de las Vacas Paseo Colombia  1 28009  Madrid Photography is the most recent format in which Tomás Sánchez has worked. In fact, he has only made this work visible since 2010. His photographic work shares the spiritual nomad aesthetics of his landscapes and it runs in parallel […]



 
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