Duvier del Dago – Interview by Virginia Alberdi

Duvier del Dago – Interview by Virginia Alberdi

MOST OF US ARE ARTISTS OF A HISTORICAL MOMENT The works of Duvier del Dago stand out in the Cuban visual arts scene of the first two decades of the twenty-first century. He is a young art-ist who, in a relatively short time, has succeeded in articulating his own intelligent language, loaded with intellectual arguments understand-able by informed viewers who have studied art as well as those who approach a gallery for the first time or who encounter any of his works in public spaces. The visual impact of his work has a solid foundation…Read more …
Zaida del Río

Zaida del Río

Between Lucidity and Frenzy Zaida del Río’s career has been consistently frenetic and ascending. Critics and simple observers, trained pupils and people just beginning to look into the world of art (each with his experience) find in the work of this Cuban not only convincing reasons for admiration and brilliance, but, above all, the aesthetically consolidated projection of a sensibility. From near or from afar, in one medium or another (painting, drawing, engraving, ceramics and performance), Zaida has achieved what is for many others denied: a distinctive imagery, a mark of identity. Throughout…Read more …
Li D Fong

Li D Fong

I am restless by nature. I have always responded promptly to the pressing need to create because new possibilities burn inside me that I must constantly express; to fill in the blank spaces of the canvas with these “worlds” or living spaces I create. It has always been that way since I began to create, which was at a very early age. I have always been compelled by the urge to present narratives through images; to tell stories, not with words, but with pictures. I received my technical training at San Alejandro Academy…Read more …
Eduardo Roca «Choco»

Eduardo Roca «Choco»

- Virginia Alberdi Benítez - - Art Critic - Choco, the renowned Cuban artist, shines with his own light. Perhaps not all inhabitants of the Caribbean island know that his name is Eduardo Roca Salazar, but when you say Choco – the familiar name with which he signs his pieces – Cubans understand that you are speaking of a well-known artist. It is not necessary to be familiar with his work in detail or to frequently visit the spaces where he exhibits; in the public domain, beyond the specialized circles, Choco is someone…Read more …