Art In America

From the Archives: Art from Cuba

Long before last month's historic announcement of thawed relations between the U.S. and Cuba, the visual arts had provided a rare avenue of communication between the two Cold War foes. In our April 1986 issue, critic Lucy Lippard examined the...

Everybody’s Art

At nearly 500 pages, The Global Contemporary and the Rise of New Art Worlds is heftier than the average laptop computer—and more difficult to "operate."

A One-Liner Philosopher

With his wry objects, Cuba's Wilfredo Prieto derives maximum meaning from the simplest artist means. 

Tania Bruguera

The cuban artist's topical performances and installations lost some specificity - but found broader resonance - in a recent retrospective that included daily live events. 

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