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New Art of Cuba

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Acknowledgments Introduction 1 "Volumen I" 2 Cuban Influences on the 1980s Generation 3 Art within the Revolution 4 Art Education in Cuba 5 The Generations Following "Volumen I" 6 The Individuals 7 Cuban Art and Postmodernism Postscript Second Postscript Epilogue: Luis Camnitzer with Rachel Weiss Notes Bibliography Index

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Provides the first comprehensive look at the works of the first generation of Cuban artists completely shaped by the 1959 revolution

About the Author

After years of attacking from the margins, LUIS CAMNITZER is now, ironically, a bona fide "international artist," whose work has appeared in the Venice Biennial, Documenta 11, the Whitney Biennial, and several Havana Biennials. A professor emeritus at SUNY College at Old Westbury, Camnitzer presently is the pedagogical curator for the Ibere Camargo Foundation in Brazil. He is the author of several books, including Conceptualism in Latin American Art: Didactics of Liberation. He lives in Great Neck, New York.


From reviews of the first edition: "The book is an essential source for understanding not only Cuba and its visual imagery but also the stuff of Latin American art." Artforum "Camnitzer ... is sensitive to the issues faced by Cuban artists, and provides acute insights into the problems faced by artists in developing countries in attempting to place their work internationally while locating it solidly in national and cultural concerns." Art Book Review Quarterly "Making a supreme effort to remain politically unbiased, Camnitzer treats the key issues of the role of art in a socialist nation, the artists' dilemma of individuality versus social commitment, censorship, and access and lack thereof. His direct, almost conversational style makes for an informative and consciousness-raising reading. The artists emerge as distinct individuals." Choice "... invaluable in providing the 'feel' of contemporary Cuba." Latin American Research Review

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