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Contemporary Cuban Art Magazine

Welcome to CdeCuba Art Magazine, a Contemporary Cuban Art magazine that was born in 2008 as an editorial project specialized in the dissemination and promotion of Cuban Visual Arts at an international level. Every six months we offer our readers a rigorous selection of Cuban works and artists that can be found both in Cuba and in different parts of the world, thus giving a global and accurate vision of the best and most current of the Cuban Visual Arts.

Cuban Contemporary Art

We make presentations of each new issue in art galleries, cultural and artistic institutions, art fairs and book fairs in the United States (Miami, NYC), Cuba (Havana) and Spain (Madrid, Valencia, Barcelona). As a complement to Arte Cubano’s editorial project and thus offering a more comprehensive service to all Cuban artists, we have different services specialized in: Online sale of artworks (CdeCuba Art Gallery), creation of web pages (CdeCuba Art Webs), edition and printing of art books (CdeCuba Art Books), organization of exhibitions of the Cuban Art collection (CdeCuba Art Collection).

Magazine No.29

Antonio Espinosa

Drawing is the quintessence of painting, sculpture and architecture. It is the root of all art, and whoever masters it enjoys an incalculable power…

Alberto Lorente

Alberto Lorente starts from chaos without being obsessed with perfect interpretation, free of ideologies: he clones beings in themselves that are incomplete.

Miriannys Montes de Oca Cuban Contemporary Artist, artista cubana contemporánea

Miriannys Montes de Oca

Miriannys Montes de Oca has reinterpreted in her work the duality that stirs within us, where we move from a self-recognition to an external split.

Felipe Alarcón Cuban Contemporary Artist, artista cubano contemporáneo

Felipe Alarcón

Felipe Alarcón lets images of historical figures, intellectuals and Afro-descendant artists peek through transparencies and glazes in his paintings.

Ronald Vill

Uncertainty is a recurring element in Ronald Vill’s production, no strong statements are witnessed, only what is necessary to raise suspicions is revealed.

Brian Sánchez Cuban Contemporary Artist, artista cubano contemporáneo

Brian Sánchez

Brian Sanchez’s painting is compulsive and intense, it simulates and transvestites the deepest desires, it achieves through it timelessness, awe and gloom.

Jorge César Sáenz Cuban Contemporary Artist, artista cubano contemporáneo

Jorge César Sáenz

The artistic capacity of Jorge César Sáenz for sculpture and painting seduces and envelops us, with naturalness, subtlety and elegance, it is a temporary journey to the Middle Ages.

Brenda Cabrera, Cuban Contemporary Artist (By Shirley Moreira) artista cubana contemporánea

Brenda Cabrera

For Brenda Cabrera, each work is a sort of self-portrait where she lays bare her essence and, as a ritual, connects it to a much larger cultural universe.

Javier Barreiro Cuban Contemporary Artist, artista cubano contemporáneo

Javier Barreiro

Javier Barreiro is interested in observing his surroundings, the images that are repeated day by day, where the urban grows guided by precariousness and adopts a form of survival.

Carlos Batista Cuban Contemporary Artist, artista cubano contemporáneo

Carlos Batista

Carlos Batista’s works reveal a disturbing loneliness not exempt of drama; that contemporary drama that makes us oscillate between immediacy and a continuous desire for transcendence.

Hugo Azcuy Cuban Contemporary Artist, artista cubano contemporáneo

Hugo Azcuy

Hugo Azcuy Castillo makes a work that is an extension of his own psyche, of his propensity towards the transcendent and of the dialogue between the human and the divine.

Antoine Mena Cuban Contemporary Artist, artista cubano contemporáneo

Antoine Mena

The grotesque, the scatological, the perverted, the perverted, the sublime, the sexual, the dark, the disproportionate, the wrathful, the noble and the human, all come together in Antoine Mena’s work.

Regis Soler Cuban Contemporary Artist, artista cubano contemporáneo

Regis Soler

Regis Soler has developed an extensive career as a sculptor dating back to the 1980s, experimenting with the appropriative process and assemblage.

César Castillo

César Castillo delves into the folds of a political art in his own way. The figure of the forgotten antihero on the periphery of the local circuit is his theme.

Rodolfo Valdés Montes de Oca Cuban Contemporary Artist, artista cubano contemporáneo

Rodolfo Valdés

Rodolfo Valdés Montes de Oca’s landscape creations are of a contemplative nature, capable of rivaling, in beauty and mastery, the world of Natural.

Octavio Irving Cuban Contemporary Artist, artista cubano contemporáneo

Octavio Irving

In Octavio Irving’s works there is the echo of a city that speaks of erosion and wear, also of a knowledge acquired through cycles in constant succession.

Abraham Machado Cuban Contemporary Artist, artista cubano contemporáneo

Abraham Machado

Abraham Machado points out among his main artistic references the impressionist painters, from whom he inherited the concern for light and the synthesis of stains and colors.

Luis González Rodríguez, Cuban Contemporary Artist, artista cubano contemporáneo

Luis González Rodríguez

Luis A. Gonzalez’s form of expression is painting. However, music, video and a child’s games are also his means of communicating ideas.

Elio Jesús Fonseca, Cuban Contemporary Artist (By Luis Enrique Padrón)

Elio Jesús Fonseca

The work of Elio Jesús Fonseca has a marked existentialist background. For the choice of materials, the visceral nature of his scenes and the effectiveness he imprints on them.

Aissa Santiso, Cuban Contemporary Artist (By Yudinela Ortega)

Aissa Santiso

Aissa Santiso executes actions with rigor, as an artist (multifaceted, interdisciplinary, multimedial…) Painting, performance, photography, new media art, video art.

Contemporary Cuban Art Maikel Sotomayor, Cuban Contemporary Artist (By Nayr López García)

Maikel Sotomayor

For Maikel Sotomayor, landscape has been the neuralgic point of his most extended creative discourse. He conceives him to whom he must return.

Contemporary Cuban Art Alexis Lago, artista cubano (Por Maikel José Rodríguez Calviño)

Alexis Lago

The images I create reflect my long held interest in ancient myths, fables and the symbolic aspects in them.

Marco Arturo Herrera

Marco Arturo Herrera’s work is a backdrop for a reality that becomes monochromatic, where the history of a people fades in its impotence.

Joniel León

Drawing manifests itself for Joniel León as a space for meditation, challenge and experimentation, giving free rein to his obsession for detail.

Leandro Mompié

“Volumes in Space” announces the poetics of Leandro Mompié, two practices, sculptures taken to painting, works of an enigmatic theatricality and a solid visual structuring.

Raúl C (Memo)

The work of Raul C (Memo), establishes a sort of playful game with the public that then derives in a greater accumulation of meanings, bearers of social, political or cultural concerns.

Mario González “Mallo”

Mario González uses the pretext of contradiction to generate a personal analysis. The visualization of his paintings occurs in a coherent process of constant experimental search.

Video Art

Art Books