Utopian Territories : New Art from Cuba

Figueroa, Eugenio Valdés and Molina, Juan Antonio and Watson, Scott and Wallace, Keith and Pina, Manuel and Olalla, Sandra A. Ceballos and Francisco, René and Ponjuan, Eduardo and Tonel. Utopian Territories : New Art from Cuba. Vancouver, BC: Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia; Havana, Cuba: Contemporary Art Gallery, 1997.

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Abstract (English)

A bilingual catalogue documenting a major exhibition of contemporary Cuban art presented in galleries throughout Vancouver. Includes interpretive essays by four curators (two Cuban and two Canadian) in which aesthetic, ideological, political and sociological aspects of the twenty-three artists' works - drawings, sculptural installations, photographs and performances - are considered in light of the exhibition's central themes: utopia, national identity, and migration. Includes statements by selected artists. List of works. Biographical notes. Circa 33 bibl. ref.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Figueroa, Eugenio Valdés (Curator); Figueroa, Eugenio Valdés (Author); Molina, Juan Antonio (Curator); Molina, Juan Antonio (Author); Watson, Scott (Curator); Watson, Scott (Author); Wallace, Keith (Curator); Wallace, Keith (Author); Pina, Manuel (Artist); Pina, Manuel (Author); Olalla, Sandra A. Ceballos (Artist); Olalla, Sandra A. Ceballos (Author); Francisco, René (Artist); Francisco, René (Author); Ponjuan, Eduardo (Artist); Ponjuan, Eduardo (Author); Tonel (Artist); Tonel (Author)
Dossier: 353 - MORRIS AND HELEN BELKIN ART GALLERY, UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA (Vancouver)
Collation: 159 p. : 100 ill. (74 col.) ; 28 x 22 cm
ISBN: 0888655983
Language of Publication: English; Spanish
Publishers: Vancouver, BC: Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia; Havana, Cuba: Contemporary Art Gallery
Artists: Los Carpinteros; Arrechea, Alexandre; Castillo, Marco; Rodriguez, Dagoberto; Rodriguez, Fernando; Yero, Osvaldo; Ramos, Sandra; Miranda, Ibrahim; Garaicoa, Carlos; Alvarez, Pedro; Segura, Esterio; Barroso, Abel; Bruguera, Tania; Gomez, Luis; Francisco, René; Tonel; Kcho, Alexis Leyva; Alom, Juan Carlos; Moreira, Cirenaica; Gonzalez, Abigail; Pena, René; Pérez, Marta Maria; Ceballos, Sandra; Suarez, Ezequiel; Pina, Manuel; Ponjuan, Eduardo
Critics / Curators / Historians: Figueroa, Eugenio Valdes; Molina, Juan Antonio; Watson, Scott; Wallace, Keith
Art Organizations: Morris And Helen Belkin Art Gallery, University Of British Columbia (Vancouver)
Event Statement: Exhibition co-organised by the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, the Contemporary Art Gallery and the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba. Exhibition dates: Mar. 1997, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery; Contemporary Art Gallery; Charles H. Scott Gallery; Access Gallery; Artspeak Gallery; Or Gallery; The Western Front (all in Vancouver).
Keywords: CUBAN ART; UTOPIA; NATIONAL IDENTITY; KITSCH; ICONOGRAPHY; MIGRATION; ISLAND, THE; INSULARITY; AFRO-CUBAN CULTURE; CUBAN IDENTITY; CUBA; CASTRO, FIDEL; INSTITUTO SUPERIOR DE ARTE (ISA); THE 1959 REVOLUTION; SPECIAL PERIOD, THE; HAVANA BIENAL; BOROFSKY, JONATHAN
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Date Deposited: 17 Aug 1999
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 14:01
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/13320
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