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Art x Cuba
Art x Cuba

Art x Cuba

Contemporary Perspectives since 1989. Perspectivas contemporaneas desde 1989


314 Pages, 8.75 x 11

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $69.95 (US $69.95) (CA $93.95)

Publication Date: March 2019

ISBN 9783868324143

Rights: US & CA

Wienand Verlag (Mar 2019)

Price: $69.95


The publication initiates a highly enlightening dialog, which raises questions regarding the development and status quo of Cuban art in the interplay between politics and society, market and power. With approximately 150 works of art by more than seventy artists, Art x Cuba provides profound insight into the development of the visual arts on the Caribbean island within the past three decades—a period of crises and attempts to overcome them.

Author Biography

Andreas Beitin studied art history and applied cultural sciences as well as modern and contemporary history. As a curator at the ZKM (Karlsruhe, Germany), Beitin was responsible for the conception and organization of many internationally acclaimed exhibitions. In 2016 he was appointed director of the Ludwig Forum in Aachen. Tonel's articles and essays on Cuban and Latin American contemporary art have been published regularly in catalogs, magazines, and books in Cuba and abroad. In 2003 Tonel received the Cuban Artists Fund Award. He is the recipient of a Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship in the Humanities (1997-98) with residency at The University of Texas, Austin, and a John S. Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship for painting and installation art (1995). In 1992 he was an Artist in Residence at the Ludwig Forum fuer Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany. He was awarded the prize for art criticism by the Cuban Section of the International Art Critics Association (AICA) in 1988. Sigmar Gabriel was the foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany.