Yailen Sellén

Yailen Sellén

Yailen Sellén (Cienfuegos, *1987) graduated in Plastic Arts from the Provincial School of Art Instructors “Octavio García”, of Cienfuegos, in 2006. In 2014 she graduated in Social Communication. In the University "Carlos Rafael Rodríguez" of that city. She has made two personal exhibitions in her hometown and has participated in more than a dozen collective shows in Cuba and Venezuela. Her works are part of private collections in Cuba and the United States. There is in many of Yailén Sellén's engravings an almost childish candor, which evokes the illustrations of children's storybooks. Some,…Read more …
Alejandro Gómez Cangas

Alejandro Gómez Cangas

Alejandro Gómez Cangas (Villa Clara, 1986) graduated from the "Leopoldo Romañach" Professional Academy of Santa Clara (2005). He later studied at the University of the Arts, ISA, from which he graduated in the painting profile in 2012. He works and lives in Havana, Cuba. He has made almost a dozen personal exhibitions in Cuba, Peru and Lebanon. He has participated in collective exhibitions in Cuba, Denmark, Italy, Panama, Germany, Switzerland and Lebanon. His works are part of private collections in Cuba, the United States, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Peru, Brazil, Peru, Great…Read more …
Onay Rosquet

Onay Rosquet

Interview by Virginia Alberdi - Havana, December 2016 ONAY ROSQUET - SELF PORTRAIT Young people have an outstanding position in contemporary Cuban art; they are the vanguard in the different ways of expressing art and tend to participate in all sorts of trends. Onay Rosquet’s work – which initially focused on characters and later on objects carefully reproduced in his drawings and paintings – attracts attention in an extraordinary way. In his first series on objects they appeared lonely, abandoned, but loaded with nostalgia that revealed much about them. At present, the young painter,…Read more …
Carlos Quintana – Passage

Carlos Quintana – Passage

– by David Mateo, Art Critic, Habana, 2018 - Carlos Quintana (*1966, Havana) began his artistic career as a sketcher and painter in Cuba in the early 1990s.His pictures from this period show clear features of neo-expressionism.At the time, this stylistic orientation was characteristic of other contemporary painters in Cuba.His works showed the influence of paradigmatic artists such as Schnabel, Baselitz, Kiefer and Kippenberger.Nevertheless, Quintana was not granted a rapid rise in the national art scene of Cuba.One reason for this was that as a painter he was formally traveling on alternative paths…Read more …