Global Perspectives and Non-Eurocentricities

Ajiaco: Stirrings of the Cuban Soul

Stirrings of the Cuban Soul

In 1939 Fernando Ortiz first characterized Cuban culture as ajiaco: a rich stew consisting of a large variety of ingredients cooked until a thick broth is formed. It is this synthesis which is the essence of Cuban art. It embraces and visualizes the...

The Art Of Trading With the Enemy

Article about the restrictions on Cuban art, Published in Art Journal

Silent Screams from the Russian Underground

The "Bulldozer Exhibition" of Sept. 15, 1974 and the reports of foreign journalists brought the hardships of the Russian artists to the world. This exhibition and catalog commemorates the struggle of the artists for freedom of expression....