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Cuban America: An Empire State of Mind at Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY

February 4 – May 14, 2014

Reception: March 17th, 2014, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

The reception will include a special performance by artist Carmelita Tropicana

Lehman College Art Gallery
250 Bedford Park
Boulevard West
Bronx, N.Y. 10468

Alejandro Aguilera, Jairo Alfonso, Alexandre Arrechea, Tania Bruguera, María Magdalena Campos Pons, Yoán Capote, Los Carpinteros, Luis Cruz Azaceta, Christian Curiel, Alessandra Expósito, Teresita Fernández, Carlos Garaicoa, Anthony Goicolea, María Elena González, Armando Guiller, Luis Mallo, María Martínez Cañas, Abelardo Morel, Gean Moreno & Ernesto Oroza, Glexis Novoa, Geandy Pavón, Emilio Pérez, Javier Piñón, Carlos Rodríguez Cárdenas, Andrés Serrano, & Katarina Wong.

Video program: Juan Carlos Alom, Allora and Calzadilla, Humberto Díaz, Felipe Dulzaides, Luis Gárciga, Tony Labat, Glenda León, and Ana Olema.

Co-curated by Yuneikys Villalonga and Susan Hoeltzel and includes a related Cuban video art program organized by guest curator Meykén Barreto. A series of special programs is conducted by guest curator Elvis Fuentes.

RELATED EVENTS

Panel: In A Material World: Cubans Discuss Their America, moderated by Elvis Fuentes – March 18, 2014 – 6pm
Talk and Tastings: Cuban Cuisine, by a Havana Central Restaurant Chef – May 14, 2014 – 1pm

 

 

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Citizens of the World: Cuba in Queens

November 9, 2013- March 9, 2014

Queens Museum of Art 
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
New York Ave
Queens, NY 11368
 
Citizens of the World: Cuba in Queens” explores how Cuban visual artists, living both on island and in diaspora, grapple with the profound complexities between identity and place. Simultaneously a collective sentiment and a uniquely individual notion, lo cubano extends beyond geographic and existential boundaries. Exploring personal motivations and experiences, this exhibition presents varied expressions of spirituality, humor, isolation, and discovery surrounding the immigrant experience and the intangible connections between where one lives and one’s sense of self.
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Cachita: The Infinite Lightness of Being

February 26th – March 26th

The Olga M. and Carlos Saladrigas Gallery, at the Ignatian Center for the Arts
500 S.W. 127th Avenue
Miami, FL 33184

Emblematic Cuban artists such as José Bedia, Consuelo Castañeda, Tomás Esson, Glexis Novoa, Carlos Rodríguez Cárdenas, Ciro Quintana, Leandro Soto, Tomás Sánchez y Rubén Torres-Llorca, among others, get together in this collective show that renders tribute to the Cuban Saint Patroness and celebrates the outstanding production of Cuban contemporary artists working outside the island.

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La Escuelita

In Spanish

During Art Basel Miami 2008 a group of artists got together in the studio of Carlos Gonzalez transforming the studio into the  little school of the “barrio.  The artists are:

Carlos Estevez, Carlos R. Cardenas, Jose Bedia, Luis Cruz Azaceta, Gustavo Acosta, Joaquin Gonzalez, Esteban Blanco, William Pinnilla, Willo Vargas

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SEVEN IN THE GARDEN – Group show curated by Carlos Rodriguez Cardenas in collaboration with Laura Renee Meyerson- Gallery 1200,NJ

December 10th – January 12th
Opening reception: Saturday, Dec. 10, 7-9pm

Gallery 1200

1200 Washington St.
Hoboken, NJ 07030

Celebrating the slogan “Garden State” this exhibit brings floral and organic design to our urban concrete, brick, and steel surroundings.

Artists
Ana Albertina Delgado
Eliana Iturbe
Tania Marmolejo
Claudia Paneca
Alejandro Aguilera
Ciro Quintana
Carlos Rodriguez Cardenas

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Outside Cuba

Contemporary Cuban Visual Artists

By: Ileana Fuentes, Graciella Cruz-Taura, Ricardo Pau-Llosa

Outside Cuba is the catalog of the exhibition of the same name which brings the first major showing of the work of contemporary Cuban Artists since the Museum of Moden Art in New York staged Modern Cuban Painters in 1944.

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Carlos Rodríguez Cárdenas – The Journey of the Conquest

Nikisi Project-Miami

By Rafael López-Ramos

Art Pulse Magazine

Coinciding with the Art Basel Miami Beach fair, Carlos Rodríguez Cárdenas presented his personal show The Journey of the Conquest at the Nkisi Project space, curated by Bernardo Navarro with the collaboration of José Bedia. Since the mid-1980’s, Cárdenas’ work has been characterized by exquisite and ironic artistry, which has served him as much in representing the eschatological and social themes he exhibited at the 1989 Havana Biennial; as in capturing the tranquil urban and architectonic reflections that he now presents to us.

Metaphors relating to construction and architecture have been a constant in his oeuvre since the end of that decade. Let us recall, for example, Construir el cielo, the painting where a half-finished, blue, brick wall on a black background cast an ironic glance at the contradictions of institutionalized utopia; while the piece of body art Mi casa es mi cuerpo -black and white photograph of the artist with bricks drawn on his torso and face- made reference to social conflict stemming from the lack of housing in densely-populated major cities, such as Havana.

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Memoria – Cuban Art of the 20th Century

An encyclopaedic view of Cuban Art.

Published by California International Arts Foundation

By: Jose Veigas,
Cristina Vives,
Adolfo V. Nodal,
Valia Garzón
Dannys Montes de Oca

To order:   [ Amazon ]

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Carlos Rodríguez Cárdenas – The Journey of the Conquest

Nkisi Project – Miami   By Rafael López-Ramos
Coinciding with the Art Basel Miami Beach fair, Carlos Rodríguez Cárdenas presented his personal show The Journey of the Conquest at the Nkisi Project space, curated by Bernardo Navarro with the collaboration of José Bedia. Since the mid-1980’s, Cárdenas’ work has been characterized by exquisite and ironic artistry, which has served him as much in representing the eschatological and social themes he exhibited at the 1989 Havana Biennial; as in capturing the tranquil urban and architectonic reflections that he now presents to us.

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