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Cuban art by artists living and working in Cuba today 

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Artists:

Juan Roberto Diago Durruthy

Juan Roberto Diago, one of Cuba’s most prominent and internationally known contemporary artists, was born in Havana in 1971 where he still lives today. His works combine painting, collage and mixed media techniques, his themes frequently touch both on his identity as a contemporary Cuban, and as a man of African ancestry. More on this artist here: http://havana-cultura.com/en/visual-arts/juan-roberto-diago and here: http://www.bam.org/visualart/2014/juan-roberto-diago. More on cubanartcollection.com


Kadir Lopez Nieves

Kadir Lopez was born in 1972 in Las Tunas, Cuba. He graduated from Havana’s prestigious art academy Instituto Superior de Arte in 1995 and lives and works in Havana. He has exhibited his work consistently since 1990 in over 85 solo and group shows in North and South America, Europe, China, and the Caribbean. He has participated in several of the art world's prominent international art fairs including the Havana Bienale, the Toronto International Art Fair (TIAF), ArtMadrid, Miami International Art Fair, Art Palm Beach and many others. He is the recipient of numerous art prizes. Lopez’ work can be found in several major museum and private collections all over the world. More on cubanartcollection.com


Joel Jover Llenderosas

Joel Jover Llenderosas is a member of the Unión Nacional de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba (UNEAC), has been awarded numerous national prizes, most recently the Alejo Carpentier Prize. While his works address a range of themes, a predominant one reflects aspects religiosity and spirituality as they exist throughout Cuban culture, blending Catholic with Afro-Cuban cults and imagery. Today he lives and works in Camaguey City, Cuba. More on cubanartcollection.com


Salvador Gonzalez Escalona

Salvador Gonzalez is an Afro-Cuban sculptor, painter and muralist based in Havana.  He is the creator of Havana's world-famous Callejon de Hamel. Read more here:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salvador_Gonz%C3%A1les_Escalona 

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José Garcia Montebravo 

José Montebravo,  a self-taught artist, lived in the town of Cienfuegos, where he was a leading member of the art community. Montebravo painted strong portrayals of religious figures, particularly the orishas, or Santería deities. He exhibitedindividually and collectively, in Europe and the United States as well as in Cuba.

Read more about José Montebravo at: http://www.folkart.org/mag/jose-montebravo  More on cubanartcollection.com

 

Luis Alberto Pérez Copperi

Luis Alberto Pérez Copperi was born in Cienfuegos, Cuba, in 1973, where he lives and works today as an independent artist. He has degrees in fine arts (from the Escuela Elemental de Artes Plásticas Rolando Escardó) and architecture (Universidad de Villa Clara). In recent years he has had a number of solo and group shows in Cuba. More on cubanartcollection.com

 

Rigoberto Mena

Born in Havana in 1961, Rigoberto Mena Santana graduated from the city’s Polytechnic Institute of Industrial Design in 1987 and studied at the San Alejandro Academy of Visual Arts until 1989. He is a member of the Unión Nacional de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba (UNEAC). Mena’s mostly abstract painting and mixed media techniques explore the colors, textures and sensations of his native city. Since the early 1990’s, Mena’s body of work has been featured in solo and group shows in Cuba and various parts of Europe, the United States, Canada and the Caribbean. Today his works are included in private art collections world-wide. More on cubanartcollection.com

 

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Kadir Lopez: “Y Tome...Materva”, mixed media on metal, 2016, 12x15.7
Kadir Lopez: “Y Tome...Materva”, mixed media on metal, 2016, 12x15.7
Joel Jover Llenderosas, La Mano Poderosa, Mixed media and wood, 1999
Joel Jover Llenderosas, La Mano Poderosa, Mixed media and wood, 1999
Jose Garcia Montebravo, Infanta con Peces, SOLD
Jose Garcia Montebravo, Infanta con Peces, SOLD
Luis Alberto Copperi, Me Quedo, Mixed Media on paper
Luis Alberto Copperi, Me Quedo, Mixed Media on paper
Juan Roberto Diago Durruthy, "La Habana", mixed media on canvas, wood
Juan Roberto Diago Durruthy, "La Habana", mixed media on canvas, wood
Kadir Lopez, ("Palimpsesto"), mixed media on aluminum, 14x11, 2011
Kadir Lopez, ("Palimpsesto"), mixed media on aluminum, 14x11, 2011
Jose Montebravo, Monte Soy, watercolor and pen on paper
Jose Montebravo, Monte Soy, watercolor and pen on paper
Untitled (Face with Seam 2), mixed media on canvas, 2015
Untitled (Face with Seam 2), mixed media on canvas, 2015
Joel Jover, Arbol de la Vida, mixed media on canvas
Joel Jover, Arbol de la Vida, mixed media on canvas
Salvador Gonzalez Escalona, Oshossi, metal and paint
Salvador Gonzalez Escalona, Oshossi, metal and paint
Joel Jover Llenderosas, La Mano, mixed media
Joel Jover Llenderosas, La Mano, mixed media
Kadir Lopez, Wells Fargo and Co. - "Club Tropicana Roulette", 2015
Kadir Lopez, Wells Fargo and Co. - "Club Tropicana Roulette", 2015
Roberto Diago, Untitled (Dios Cuida tu Casa), Mixed Media on Wood
Roberto Diago, Untitled (Dios Cuida tu Casa), Mixed Media on Wood