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Información General
Lugar: Museum Of Fine Arts, Houston, TX (MFAH)
Tipo de Evento: Exhibición
Inicia: Sábado, Marzo 5, 2016
Termina: Domingo, Mayo 21, 2017
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Título:
Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950
Dirección: Teléfono:
1001 Bissonnet Street Texas 77005
Houston , Texas , 77005
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+1 (713) 639.7300
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Descripción

Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950 looks at how Cuba’s revolutionary aspirations for social utopia—and subsequent disillusionment—shaped 65 years of Cuban art. The exhibition brings together more than 100 of the most important works of painting, graphic design, photography, video, installation, and performance created by more than 50 Cuban artists and designers.


Anchored by key moments of 20th- and 21st-century Cuban history, Adiós Utopia is the most comprehensive and significant presentation of modern and contemporary Cuban art shown in the United States since 1944, when the Museum of Modern Art in New York presented Modern Cuban Painters


Although many artists have emigrated from Cuba to live and work abroad, Adiós Utopia focuses on the untold narrative of those artists who remained in Cuba or whose careers took off after Fidel Castro’s 1959 revolution. Through a selection of pivotal artworks—created in each of six decades since 1950—the exhibition explores Cuba’s artistic production through the lens of utopia, both its construction and its deconstruction. Adiós Utopia introduces U.S. audiences to key events in Cuban history and explores how this history affected individual artists, shaped the character of art produced on the island, and conditioned the reception of Cuban art both in Cuba and abroad.


Publication

The related, comprehensive book will be available in spring 2017 through the MFA Shop (713.639.7360) and the Museum’s Hirsch Library (713.639.7325).

 

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Información de Contacto

Museum Of Fine Arts, Houston, TX (MFAH)


Dirección:
1001 Bissonnet Street Texas 77005
Houston , Texas , 77005
Estados Unidos
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Teléfono:
+1 (713) 639.7300

Sitio Web:
mfah.org

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