Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

Tulane University

¡Sí Cuba! Events: "Collecting Cuban Art" on Jan 28th and 29th

January 15th, 2010

See ¡Sí Cuba! Online for full information and schedules of events.

Collecting Cuban Art
January 28-29, 2010

Sponsored by the New Orleans Museum of Art, Tulane University’s Newcomb Art Gallery, the Cuban & Caribbean Studies Institute, the Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the Center for Scholars.


Photo courtesy of the artist and Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam (cortesía del artista y el Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam).
Juan Carlos Alom
Man with Snake
2007, black & white photograph

Thursday, January 28, 2010
6:00 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art
Mangos, Macetas y Mariposas: Reality Points in Cuban Cultural Development Over the Last Two Decades by Adolfo V. Nodal, arts and cultural administrator

Friday, January 29, 2010, Tulane University
2:00 p.m.
Notes on Visual Arts in Cuba and Their Context In-Between Two Centuries by Tonel (Antonio Eligio Fernández Rodríguez), contemporary artist from Cuba
Woldenberg Art Center – Freeman Auditorium

3:00 p.m.
“Collecting Cuban Art:” A Panel Discussion
Woldenberg Art Center – Freeman Auditorium
Featuring:

  • Holly Block, Executive Director, Bronx Museum
  • Dan Cameron, Director of Visual Art, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans and Director, Prospect.2
  • Sandy Levinson, Executive Director of the Cuban Art Space of the Center for Cuban Studies, New York, NY
  • Adolfo V. Nodal, arts and cultural administrator
  • Ricardo Viera, Director/Curator, Lehigh University Art Galleries and Professor of Art
  • Tonel (Antonio Eligio Fernández Rodríguez), contemporary artist from Cuba

This event is part of ¡Sí Cuba! A citywide presentation of arts, music, and culture related to Cuba, taking in New Orleans from January and continuing through the spring of 2010.


Photo courtesy of the artist and Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam (cortesía del artista y el Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam).
Ardonis Flores
Hearer
2006, digital print