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

Posted by Mark Schneider on December 24, 2011 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 email this author 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...

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

Posted by Mark Schneider on December 24, 2011 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....

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Raul Enmanuel essay - by Sherezada Vicioso, art critic

Posted by Mark Schneider on December 24, 2011 0 Comments

RAUL ENMANUEL POZO: A WELL IN WHICH THE CARIBBEAN IS FOUND By 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,...

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Raul Enmanuel essay - by Carlos Luis, art critic

Posted by Mark Schneider on December 24, 2011 0 Comments

Raul Enmanuel Pozo by Carlos M. Luis 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...

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Baruj Salinas interview - August 2005

Posted by Mark Schneider on December 24, 2011 0 Comments

Interview with Baruj Salinas(8/16/2005) Interviewed by: Lynette Bosch Filmed by Norma Gracia Transcribed by Paul Symington Edited by Jorge Gracia The interview took place in Baruj Salinas’ home in Miami. [Bosch]: “Let me begin by asking Baruj about his origins in Cuba, his career as an artist, the general artistic scene in Cuba, and the reasons why he made the choices he made in terms of the style that became his. Baruj, can you tell us about how you began studying art?” [Salinas]: “Alright, I am going to start way before, when my family came from Turkey to Cuba. They...

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