THE ART OF THE REVOLUTION

THE ART OF THE REVOLUTION

Flora Fong, Ernesto García Peña & Gilberto Frometa are representatives of the generation of artists who established their professional career as artists and art professors in the 60’s, and as such revolutionized and formed the aesthetics of the new Cuban society. The gallery ArteMorfosis celebrated it's opening year in 2015 with solo exhibitions of these artists because they embody the taste of the Cuban Society. Their work forms part of the collection of contemporary cuban art of the 'Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de La Habana', and is displayed in all art fairs in Cuba and -…Read more …
A VANGUARD BETWEEN “MULATAS” AND STAINED GLASSES

A VANGUARD BETWEEN “MULATAS” AND STAINED GLASSES

The first avant-garde in Cuban art of the 20th Century - Virginia Alberdi Benítez - Chronological time does not always conform to the real time. An English historian said the European twentieth century began with the bombing of Sarajevo and the outbreak of the First World War in 1914 and ended in 1989 with the fall of the Berlin wall. The latter date also marked the end of the Cuban 20th Century- the Antillean nation, thereafter, has been and is a different one, even if it is also still the same- but the…Read more …
WHERE IS THE STARTING POINT OF CUBAN ART?

WHERE IS THE STARTING POINT OF CUBAN ART?

- By Virginia Alberdi Benítez - The strength of the images of the Cuban contemporary artists and the interest they awaken among collectors, critics and European viewers, as evidenced by the experience of the Artemorfosis Gallery, in Zurich, have a backup history that dates back to the beginnings of the establishment of the nation in the Antillean island, when Cuba was a territory belonging to the Spanish colonial empire. Cuba is called the key for the New World, because of its strategic position at the entrance of the Gulf of Mexico, and it…Read more …
Wifredo Lam – Today

Wifredo Lam – Today

- By Virginia Alberdi Benítez - As time passes, Wifredo Lam confirms his status as one of the most secure values of the Cuban Visual Arts in the global context and remains an essential reference of the vanguards of the Twentieth century. A prevailing trend among art historians, that classifies artistic results in schools and aesthetic trends, often includes Lam within the Surrealist movement. But a close look at his work, taking into account its evolution and the internal dynamics of the images captured in many different formats, will show an irreducible originality,…Read more …