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A Papier-Mache Tribute to Elderly Cubans

By Paula Henriquez HAVANA TIMES — I recently went back to see the artist Georgina de la Cruz. She welcomed me in her...

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A Papier-Mache Tribute to Elderly Cubans

By Paula Henriquez HAVANA TIMES — I recently went back to see the artist Georgina de la Cruz. She welcomed me in her... Read more

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Habanarte 2015: the whole art at once

For the second time, art fair Habanarte will take place in Havana, between September 3rd and 13th. Read more


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Havana Biennial 2015: Art beyond the gallery

Once again, Havana will be nothing less than a grand stage for Art. A cultural journey like no other is about to... Read more

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Discovering Enrique Rottenberg and the Fabrica de Arte Cubano

  Cuba has long been an incubator for extraordinary and unique fine art. It can be a collector’s dream for spotting emerging... Read more


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La Marca – brave new Havana Ink

Brand new to Havana is a one-of-a-kind tattoo art workshop, La Marca. Some of Cuba’s busiest, most creative graphic artists have taken... Read more

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Gabriel Sánchez Toledo: the universality of his landscapes

Sánchez Toledo began exhibiting in 1999 at the Oscar Fernández Moreira Gallery in Sancti Spíritus, his hometown. Since receiving an academic award in 2001 from the Higher Institute of Art (ISA) and the San Alejandro Academy of Art in Havana, he has participated in numerous group and solo shows. Read more


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A Cuban contemporary art rising star, Niels Reyes

Born in Santa Clara, Niels graduated in painting from the Cuban University of Arts (Instituto Superior de Arte) in 2006 and since 2008 has been exhibiting both in Cuba and elsewhere. Read more

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Sagols Vladimir León: The moods of reality and desire

For more than ten years, the paintings of Vladimir Leon Sagols have essentially been focusing on “the apotheosis” of the nude body Read more


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Seven leading Cuban contemporary artists’ works on display at new Toronto gallery

On December 7 2013 Galleria Siete-7 opened on the lobby level of Toronto’s Fairmont Royal York Hotel. Read more

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Canadian Embassy art auction aids Cuban cancer research

Nearly two hundred people had an opportunity to view and bid on a broad range of Cuban art creating a strong link between the Canadian presence in Canada and Cuba’s booming culture scene. Read more


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Alexis Alvarez: from a transvestite self to the empty city

Born in San José de Las Lajas, 28 km southeast of Havana, on March 14, 1968 Alexis Álvarez is a risk taker... Read more

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Montreal’s Susan Pepler paints Cuban cars

I had always been fascinated with the appearance of cars, with every little visual detail. Read more


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Sex in the City in Havana

The lines outside Galería La Acacia were more reminiscent of the mad scramble to get concert tickets for the latest reggaeton act,... Read more

The Splendor of Cuba: 450 Years of Architecture and Interiors

Bare naked ladies at The Havana Biennial Art Exhibition

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Bare naked ladies at The Havana Biennial Art Exhibition

100 bare naked ladies but the parade down Prado of naked bodies painted by artist Manuel Mendive was a great way to kick off Havana’s 11th Art Biennale Read more

Art with an attitude – Filiberto Mora Rosales

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Art with an attitude – Filiberto Mora Rosales

Filiberto is half of Los hermanos Mora, who along with his brother Yanoski have created a splash in Cuba and many other countries Read more


Sandra Ramos. The other island

To most Cubans, the 1990s brought us a time in our lives that few could have imagined. Sandra Ramos, who was born... Read more

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Gallo’s world

No one knows the true dimension of art until one discovers popular art, or the art of the ordinary man. This is... Read more


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With Fuster, at his palace in Jaimanitas – Part 1

José Antonio Rodríguez Fuster, known to all simply as Fuster is an exponent par excellence of luminance and joy. With his mastery... Read more

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As cool as a Cuban fridge —The Havana Art Biennial

What have you got in your fridge, right now? Prosciutto, black olives, clotted cream, Dom Pérignon? A green-furred can of something that... Read more