Please join us for the opening of Cubans: Post Truth, Pleasure, and Pain, a new exhibition showcasing 19 contemporary Cuban artists.

*Photo above: Diana Fonseca

Thursday, June 07, 2018 @ 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Main Gallery

Cubans: Post Truth, Pleasure, and Pain is one of the first exhibitions in our region that examine contemporary Cuban artists, both inside the island and the diaspora. Featuring the work of 19 different artists this multi-generational survey showcases well-known and emerging painters, sculptors, photographers, videographers and multi-media installation and performance artists. There is not just one kind of Cuban art, and the multi-faceted and complex issues facing all artists are just as relevant to Cubans and Cuban-Americans. Guest curators Elvia Rosa Castro and Gretel Acosta have gathered introspective voices, political shouts, hedonisms, rudeness, foreign languages spoken with good accents and marginal cubanisms. Visitors to this bilingual exhibition will encounter a range of works of art from provocative, sociological and documentary style, to depictions of strong sensuality, to conceptualism. A younger generation of Cuban artists comment on issues like the dominance of technology and industrial design and use a subjectivity that works against the traditional Western lenses of binary thinking and power, gender, race, and immigration issues.

Artists in this exhibition:

José Bedia

Ariel Cabrera

Celia & Yunior

Rafael Domenech featuring Ernesto Orozo

Alejandro Figueredo

Diana Fonseca

Aimée Garcia

Rocio Garcia

Luis Garciga

Juan-si González

Manuel Mendive

Carlos Montes De Oca

Geandy Pavón

René Peña

Carlos Quintana

Sandra Ramos

Grethell Rasúa

Yali Romagoza