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IBEA: Ibero-American Association for the Spread of Culture and Tourism

For more than a year, boldface names in the tourism industry, culture, gastronomy and heritage have created IBEA, the Ibero-American Association for the Spread of Culture and Tourism.

Teresa Margolles: Death is Beautiful

The tragedy of a physical death will cause commotion; an allegoric death will make people shake far beyond the beauty it portrays

The smell of the Clan

For a better understanding of Alejandra Alarcon’s work, the 34-year-old talented artist, it must be said that she was born in Cochabamba, a city of Bolivia where family is a strong and highly-valued in

Habitat 67Utopia as architectural heritage

Forty years after its construction, the housing project known worldwide as Habitat 67 keeps its freshness and avant-garde character, something that can be said of only handful of structures built aroun

Hip Painting

Critics are like dogs barking at the wheels of a bicycle. Marcel Duchamp A “lateral genealogy” about the prejudices, preventions and grudges of “the concept artists” could be built, focusing on the pa

The minimum museum

The reflection of artists on their artworks’ circulation spaces is simultaneous to the emergence of the first museums. The opening to the public back in the 17th and 18th centuries of the first private

LUIS CAMNITZER: THE ETHIC CITIZEN

Luis Camnitzer (1937) is not only critical of and wily about his artistic work, but also of and about his writing, an aspect he’s developed along the past 40 years and that speaks volumes –something th

Fallen walls, upright walls

Walls have always existed and apparently continue to exist: some have fallen definitively while others remain, and there are those that insist on raising new ones. In ancient times, they served to prot

LET’S COME CLOSER TO A (SO-CALLED) HAVANA HOUSE

The book entitled The Havana House: Typology of Housing Architecture in the Historic Center by Dr. Madeline Menendez, takes up a publishing slack about the studies –long on hold– in the field of Cuban

The one and the many… Cuban art in Excelencias Gallery

A large crowd of art lovers, the intelligentsia and news media from Madrid attended the February 18 grand opening of The One and the Many, Cuban Avant-garde and Contemporary Art.

ART PREVAILS

The multidisciplinary exhibition Cuba. Art and History from 1868 to Date presented at the Pavillon Jean-Noël Desmarais at the Musée des beaux-arts in Montreal, Canada, from Jan. 31 through June 8, 2008

Ernesto Leal: The utopia diagnosis

Ernesto Leal’s work and thinking always bring back up in me the passion of mulling over art as the ideal space to “invent” our lives from an unbiased and diversified perspective, especially now when th

A CURATOR’S QS AND AS

When they suggested me to present A Curator’s Eye,1 a book by art critic and essayist Corina Matamoros, I was enthused so much about the possibility of doing that because of the admiration and loving t

Neltair Rebés Abreu.

Was born in Santiago do Boq

Three Hispanic-Cuban files

Today we’re pulling out three files. They belong to artists who are considered to be both Spanish and Cuban in the same breath. It’s not a riddle, but just the trappings of this complex planet so full