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Art in Cuba
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Art in Cuba

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Retracing the vibrant history of Cuban art from 1900 onwards, this book provides an overview of Cuban cultural and artistic development across a number of mediums, including painting, drawing, sculpture, installations, and the visual arts. Together, long-time friends and authors Gilbert Brownstone and Camillo Guevara visited and interviewed Cuba's thirty-five most importan ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published 2019 by Flammarion
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Sep 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: cuba, artists
Here is a coffee table book you will read as you browse.

It begins with an essay by author Gilbert Brownstone on Cuban art and culture since the revolution. After this the author takes a back seat and lets the artists tell you about their work.

Brownstone notes the new and unique nature of Cuban art. After the revolution, the elite fled, leaving room for art to emerge from the people. There was a push for island-wide literacy with arts included in school curricula. The government provided faciliti
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