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Alicia De La Campa

Alicia De La Campa

Wifredo Lam was a Cuban artist who sought to portray and revive the enduring Afro-Cuban spirit and culture. Inspired by and in contact with some of the most renowned artists of the 20th century, was born December 8, 1902, Sagua La Grande, Cuba, died	September 11, 1982 (aged 79) Paris, France

Wifredo Lam was a Cuban artist who sought to portray and revive the enduring…

Antonio Gattorno (1904-1980) is said to be the father of modernism in Cuba.  After studying in Europe for seven years he returned to his home country and painted local subject matter focusing largely on portraying the humble dignity of the people despite their impoverished situation.   Curiously he depicts the men in a vaguely cubist style and the women in a soft and gently curvacious style. Gattorno redefined Cuban art and the results are somehow so personal, atmospheric, and deeply…

Cuban Art and the Search for a National Identity

Untitled (pouring coffee) by Cuban painter Antonio Gattorno via art mundus

"These posters by Cuban artist Felix René Mederos Pazos were the product of a trip Mederos took to Vietnam in 1969, on assignment from the Cuban government's Department of Revolutionary Orientation.  Cuban artists often addressed international subjects, in alignment with the Cuban Revolution's political focus. (Other posters produced around this time expressed solidarity with anti-colonial guerrillas in Angola, Black Panthers in Watts, and the people of Hiroshima.)"

Bright 1970 Cuban Propaganda Posters Urging Solidarity With Vietnam

Cuba Journal: Cuban artist Waldo Saavedra displays his John Lennon mural in Guadalajara, Mexico

Cuba Journal: Cuban artist Waldo Saavedra displays his John Lennon mural in Guadalajara, Mexico Street Art

Cutting Edge Art in Havana: 100 Cuban Artists

Cutting Edge Art in Havana: 100 Cuban Artists

Los Carpinteros Installation. Los Carpinteros is the name taken by a group of young Cuban artists who as a collective entity specialize in the creation of humorous installations and objects. In 1991 Marco Antonio Castillo Valdes, Dagoberto Rodriguez Sanchez, and Alexandre Arrechea formed what would become Los Carpinteros—however they didn’t adopt the name until 1994

Sculpture project-break a found object (or failed work of art you made) and then reassemble it-----Sculptures by Los Carpinteros I really like how this sculpture has so many different pieces and looks like a slow-motion explosion

Belkis Ayón Manso (January 23, 1967 – September 11, 1999) was a Cuban artist and lithographer.

Belkis Ayón Manso (January 23, 1967 – September 11, 1999) was a Cuban artist and lithographer.

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