Artist Kadir López discusses his work on view in the exhibition “Under the Spell of the Palm Tree: The Rice Collection of Cuban Art.” Lopez rose to prominence in the 1990s and gained recognition for his use of non-traditional art media.
“Under the Spell of the Palm Tree” Q&A
You asked, we answered! The Harn Museum kindly asked visitors to submit questions about its current Cuban art exhibition. The curators behind Under the Spell of the Palm Tree: The Rice Collection of Cuban Art have received your questions and are ready to continue the conversation. The exhibition features artworks...
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Artist Conversation: Abel Barroso
Artist Abel Barroso discusses his work on view in the exhibition Under the Spell of the Palm Tree: The Rice Collection of Cuban Art. Part of the 1990s generation of Cuban artists, Barroso is known internationally for merging printmaking and sculpture in his humorous and biting commentaries. His concerns extend...
Coffee with the Curators
It isn’t unusual for artists to build upon content of the past, whether they are imitating it, criticizing it, or tearing it down. (I can’t help but think of how Robert Rauschenberg purchased a drawing by Willem de Kooning and then erased it! It was titled Erased de Kooning Drawing, 1953.) As...