Four artists to know Cuban modernism

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La Modernista

There is a question I have been thinking and studying since I started this blog: How modernism developed outside Europe and the US?

Most of us, art lovers, know all too well the Monets, Matisses and Picassos, however, we know almost nothing about the Iranian, Nigerian or Cuban modernists.

Coming from Brazil, I recognize the same intentions and motivations on the work of artists from “Semana de Arte Moderna de 22” to other movements in Latin America for example.

One common topic is the search for art the reflects the environment, the people, the subjects of your own country. Although influenced by European techniques and ideas (many studied and lived in Europe), these artists were looking to their realities, creating their visual languages.


La Vanguardía Cubana

In Cuba, this process started around the 1920s, when the artists “were searching to represent the identity, the rescue…

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  1. La Modernista

    Thanks for reposting! 😀

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