Tag Archives: Cuba

IONTW – April 23, 2017

Art is part of the world it is made in – reflection, reaction, documenting or commenting – and receives meaning from both the maker and the viewer, and there’s often more than two sides to the story. Finding art in … Continue reading

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IONTW – December 4, 2016

It’s National Cookie Day! Mark your calendars – next Sunday, December 11, Open House at North Bay Letterpress Arts. Too late for Thanksgiving this year, but you can start planning for next year’s surrealist Thanksgiving. And it’s never too late … Continue reading

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off to the Big Revolution in the sky

Fidel Castro died last Friday, at the age of 90. Although he had been ill for many years, stepping aside from the presidency in 2006 and then resigning in 2008 and passing the office to his brother Raúl, he was still … Continue reading

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Taller Experimental de Gráfica

I might have looked up printing online or in the guidebook before I went, although I wasn’t sure I’d have time to check anything out. Then we ended up having dinner at a restaurant right next door to this print … Continue reading

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Museo de la Revolución

We had a morning alloted for a museum visit, and most of us that went to a museum ended up at the Museo de la Revolución. I was also tempted by the Art Museums, but the Museo de la Revolución … Continue reading

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Arca de la Libertad

As for any island, boats would have a practical, physical significance for Cuba. They have also had strong symbolic importance throughout the nation’s history. As an installation at the Museo de la Revolución, I’m guessing this is meant as homage … Continue reading

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2014 Rhythms of Cuba – Day 6

< Day 5 November 17, 2015: Up at 6:15 after a fairly sound sleep. Watch the sunrise out the window for a little then notice a cloud of smoke a few blocks away. Fire? There doesn’t seem to be any … Continue reading

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