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Inspiration words that inspired the work of Wifredo Lam

Posted by Mark Schneider on March 29, 2012 0 Comments

The artwork created from the suite of prints, Ultimo Viaje del Buque Fantasma, were largely inspired by the writings of Gabriel Garcia Marquez. His work helped carve the artists' iconography, dreaminess and palette. The following is an excerpt from his writings, from “The Last Voyage of the Ghost Ship”: Now they will see who I am, he said, with his new booming voice of man, many years after they first saw the huge ocean liner, no lights no noise v, a night spent in front of the people as a great palace deserted longer than all the people and much...

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Raul Enmanuel Pozo by Carlos M. Luis, art critic

Posted by Mark Schneider on February 28, 2012 1 Comment

Despite its late entrance in the realm of Cuban painting, Cubism was applied with evident originality by a number of the main representatives of the first generation of its vanguard. Among them, Amelia Peláez (1) used a structural system drawn for the cubist aesthetics. By applying cubist principles to her personal view of reality, Amelia Peláez distanced herself from analytical cubism incorporating, at the same time, the more sensual shapes of George Braque’s paintings of the 30’s. In that sense, this artist could merge a series of striking images into a context closer to a nationalistic pictorial language much in...

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Raul Enmanuel essay - by Sherezada Vicioso, art critic

Posted by Mark Schneider on February 28, 2012 0 Comments

RAUL ENMANUEL POZO: A WELL IN WHICH THE CARIBBEAN IS FOUNDBy Sherezada Vicioso "Chiqui" * A bird unfolds its wings in the heart of a closed fist. A barely suggested head in the middle of a party of dry twigs where the lilac announces itself and is diluted in browns and yellows, transforming themselves. The circle deepens the mystery, where is this image swirling to? Bird in blue. again the stroke of a wing, also the skeleton of a leaf. The machinery of a sugar workers village barely suggested by the fragment of a wheel. Nerve, pistil, metal epithelium, breast...

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Carlos Gonzalez, sculptor - Miami Herald article, Feb. 2007

Posted by Mark Schneider on February 28, 2012 0 Comments

Metamorphoses: Born in Cuba, inspired by an American, sculptor Carlos González creates new life form Miami Herald, (Miami, FL)February 25, 2007 FABIOLA SANTIAGO The bronze, iron and stainless steel creatures Carlos González has sculpted for his first solo show in Miami, Forms of Life, have no names. More than titled, these "infinite forms of life" are cataloged, like the inventory of a museum, with codes like C-TS 01, C-TS 02. "A cold classification," says the 52-year-old Cuban artist, unassuming in monochromatic blue shirt and jeans and a ready smile, a man easy to talk to and anything but cold. González's...

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Victor Huerta Batista - University of Arizona Museum of Art critical review

Posted by Mark Schneider on February 28, 2012 0 Comments

PUBLISHED ON AUGUST 23, 2007: Fantasies of Escape Cuban painter Victor Huerta Batista is paired with Francisco de Goya at the UA Museum of Art By MARGARET REGAN  Fantasies of Escape Courtesy MLA Gallery, Los Angeles "El leñador sin bosque (The Lumberjack Without a Forest)," by Victor Huerta Batista Cuban painter Victor Huerta Batista has some suggestions on how to get off the island: One: Screw some crinkum-crankum wheels onto an old boat. Lash canvas to wood for a sail. Pray that the gods will blow strong blasts of wind your way. For a how-to illustration, see Huerta's painting "Viajar...

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