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Belkis Ayón

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, a salutation that translates to “greeting” in the Abakuán language, welcomes Belkis Ayón’s first solo show in the United States to the Fowler museum. After Ayón’s death in 1999, the Afro-Cuban artist’s body of work was declared a patrimony by the Cuban government and was not allowed out of the country until recently. Ayón’s mysterious black-and-white prints appear as an obscure treasure that has just been uncovered, so it is fitting that her work be centered on the mythology of the Abakuá, an... [more]
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Al movimiento afrocaribeño Exposición en Santiago  
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Grupo Antillano, Esteban Ayala, Belkis Ayón, José Bedia, Marta María Pérez Bravo, Eduardo Roca Choco, Rogelio Rodriguez Cobas, Manuel Couceiro, Andres Montalván Cuéllar, Roberto Diago, Herminio Escalona, Alexis Esquivel, Ever Fonseca, Ramon Haití, Manuel Mendive Hoyo, Arnaldo Rodriguez Larrinaga, Oscar Rodriguez Lasseria, Alberto Lescay, Leonel Morales, Clara Morera, Miguel Ocejo, Santiago Rodríguez Olazábal, René Peña, Douglas Perez, Rafael Queneditt, Leandro Soto, Elio Rodriguez Valdes, Julia Valdés at Centro de Desarrollo de Artes Visuales (CDAV) August 1st, 2013 - August 31st, 2013
Posted 4/18/13
Martha Cabrales AriasSantiago de Cuba, Jueves 21 de Marzo de 2013, CMKC.- Una exposición en homenaje al Grupo Antillano quedará inaugurada en esta ciudad para resaltar la impronta de ese movimiento cultural y artístico que reivindicó las influencias africanas y afrocaribeñas en la nacionalidad cubana. Fuentes de la Fundación Caguayo, con sede aquí, a cargo de la muestra, informaron que bajo la denominación Drapetomanía contará también con el patrocinio de la Fundación Ford, la Universidad de... [more]
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