Cuban Visions: Images and Imaginaries since the Revolution Thursday, October 11, 7 pm King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, New York University 53 Washington Square South (near Sullivan Street), Auditorium This panel discussion on contemporary Cuban art and culture will feature distinguished speakers and will be moderated by Ana Maria Dopico, Assistant Professor, […]
Epic Photography: Are There Still Epics To Photograph? Wednesday, October 10, 7 pm Cuban Art Space, 124 West 23rd Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues) In this roundtable discussion, Cuban photographer Roberto Salas joins U.S. photographers to explore the trajectory from early epic photography in Cuba to contemporary photography.
Film Screening Before Night Falls, 2000 Saturday, October 6, 7 pm Cantor Film Center, New York University, 36 E. 8th Street Directed by Julian Schnabel, featuring Javier Bardem, Olivier Martínez, Andrea Di Stefano, Johnny Depp. Rated R. 125 minutes. Based on Cuban novelist and poet Reinaldo Arenas’s best-selling autobiography, the story of this “near […]
Film Screening Strawberry and Chocolate, 1994 Friday, October 5, 7 pm Cantor Film Center, New York University, 36 E. 8th Street Directed by Tomas Gutiérrez Alea, Juan Carlos Tabio, featuring Vladimir Crus, Jorge Perugorria. Rated R. 110 minutes. With English subtitles. Set in contemporary Cuba, this film tells the story of the deep friendship […]
U.S. and Cuban Photographers of the Cuban Revolution in the 1960s Wednesday, September 26, 7 pm Cuban Art Space, 124 West 23rd Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues) U.S. photographers who currently shoot in Cuba—including Andrea Brizzi, Gianfranco Gorgoni, Deborah Harse, and Janis Lewin—will engage in a panel discussion comparing their work with that […]
Contemporary Art from Cuba Thursday, September 20, 6:30 pm Einstein Auditorium, 34 Stuyvesant Street (between 3rd and 2nd Avenues at 9th Street) Today the Cuban art scene is thriving as never before. Holly Block, Executive Director, Art in General, and author/editor of Art Cuba: The New Generation (Abrams, 2001); Manuel González, Director, J.P. Morgan […]
Poetry Reading Saturday, September 15, 5–7 pm Cuban Art Space, 124 West 23rd Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues) A celebration with Cuban poet Pablo Armando Fernández on the occasion of the publication of Parábolas/Parables, his new bilingual book of poetry.
Film Screening Buena Vista Social Club, 1999 Friday, September 14, 7 pm Cantor Film Center, New York University, 36 E. 8th Street Directed by Wim Wenders, featuring Luis Barzaga, Joachim Cooder, Ry Cooder. Rated G. 101 minutes. See and hear a group of legendary Cuban musicians, some in their nineties, who were brought together […]
Homage to Korda Thursday, September 13, 7 pm Cuban Art Space, 124 West 23rd Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues) Shifting Tides curator Tim B. Wride and photographer José Alberto Figueroa, along with Cuban poet Pablo Armando Fernández, will join other Cuban photographers and friends in the U.S. to talk about Korda (Alberto Díaz […]
A Strange Isolation: Cuban Photography from an International Perspective Wednesday, September 12, 7 pm Main Building, New York University, Room 408 (enter at 31 Washington Place) In a lecture, exhibition curator Tim B. Wride will discuss how—contrary to the common notion of Cuba as an island isolated from the rest of the art world—photo-based […]
Epic Photography of the Cuban Revolution On view September 5–October 13 Opening reception: Wednesday, September 5, 5:30–7:30 pm Cuban Art Space, 124 West 23rd Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues) Information: 212.242.0559, email@example.com, www.cubanartspace.net or www.cubaupdate.org An exhibition of photographs from the 1960s by Raúl Corrales, Ernesto Fernández, Alberto Korda, Liborio Noval, Osvaldo Salas, […]
The Left Imagines Cuba On view September 4–October 27 Tamiment Library, Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, New York University 70 Washington Square South, 10th Floor Information: 212/998-2630, firstname.lastname@example.org Cuba has long been of intense interest in the United States, and certainly within the American Left, even before the 1959 revolution. This exhibition features posters, books, […]
A Nation in Eight Days: Cuba as Experienced by Four American Student Photographers On view August 27–September 22 Department of Photography and Imaging, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University 721 Broadway (near Waverly Place), Lobby Information: 212/998-1930, email@example.com An exhibition of recent photographs by Christine Blackburn, Laura Mozes, Peter Rose, and Susan […]