Eduardo Ponjuan: Bésame mucho

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Jan 262015

Eduardo Ponjuan-painting at Bésame mucho exhibit in Havana. Museum of Fine Arts.

From the exhibit, “Bésame-mucho” at the National Museum of Fine Arts (Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes), located in Habana Viejo at: Calle Trocadero, e/Av. De la Belgica (Misiones/Egido/Monserrate) y Calle Agramonte (Zelueta), Centro. Within walking distance of the Hotel Parque Central. Continue reading »

Fábrica de Arte Cubano – Closed for Renovations

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Jan 242015


Fábrica de Arte Cubano is closed for renovations for about a month.  Sometimes in Cuba, it is difficult to find out what’s on and what might be closed at the time one visits Havana.  We dropped by the Fábrica de Arte Cubano (olive oil factory in the former El Cocinero) near the Puente de Hierro (bridge) one night January 6th, longing for a night of music and art. Continue reading »

Fábrica de Arte Cubano – the Cuban Art Factory

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Oct 242014

From the website, Fabrica de Arte Cubano.

Art all in one place:  art, jazz, theatre and nightclub, etc., at Fábrica de Arte Cubano (F.A.C.) – the Cuban Art Factory.   Find it at Calle 23 esquina 11 in Vedado near the Puente de Hierro – Iron Bridge, Fabrica de Arte Cubano. Continue reading »

New Books on Cuban Art

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Aug 032013


Without a doubt, books are not disappearing as everyone thought with the emergence of the Kindle. For lovers of Cuban art, there are a few worthy books published this year to add to your collection of books on Cuban art. Major works include some beautifully illustrated books on the works of the Cuban avant-garde artist Mario Carreño and an English-Spanish book Cuba: Arte Contemporáneo/Contemporary Art by art collectors, Andreas Winkler and Sebastiaan A. C. Berger.  There are no books more deserving than these, to be place in the collection of your coffee table books, an interesting grab for your guests.  Sure to ignite discussion and admiration.  Continue reading »