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“Witches, but also warlocks”

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October 6, 2014 http://oncubamagazine.com/cultura/aglutinados-entre-lo-esoterico-y-el-arte-maniaco/ Under the title “Witches, but also warlocks”, the space that drawn together at the Museum of Maniac Art, exhibit in this days a sui generis exposition that fuses art with the rites religious believers of different point of the planet. Celebrating his twenty years, this space for creation and expositions, directed […]

The IV Edition of the National Contest of Collography is posponed for 2020

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December 11, 2018 Belkis Ayón Estate Dear friends:The IV Edition of the National Contest of Collography Belkis Ayón, predicted to 2019 in Cienfuegos City, by decision of the organizers, it is postponed for 2020.This necessary pause will permit update important aspects of the Contest; strengthen promotional platforms and professional and intergenerational exchange resources among the […]

Nkame arrives to the Station Museum in Houston, Texas

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July 31, 2018 After the successful presentations in different cities of the United States while is traveling around this country, the  exhibition Nkame. A Retrospective of the Cuban printmaker Belkis Ayón (1967-1999), arrives at the Station Museum in Houston, Texas. The exhibition was inaugurated on the night of June 2nd, in an ambiance full of […]

The exhibition Nkame: A retrospective of Cuban printmaker Belkis Ayon, selected from the best art of 2017 worldwide by the ARTnews magazine.

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January 4, 2018 www.artnews.com In the past December 27, 2017 was published the article of Andrew Russeth, “2017:THE YEAR IN REVIEW. The Year in, and Beyond, New York Galleries—Plus a Top 10 from Around the World”. In this review, between very important contemporary art exhibitions showed in the year, Nkame… was selected in the position number 4 […]

NKAME: A Retrospective of Cuban Printmaker Belkis Ayón

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NKAME: A Retrospective of Cuban Printmaker Belkis Ayón On View June 13 – November 5, 2017 Curated by Cristina Vives This landmark retrospective is the first in the U.S. dedicated to the work of Belkis Ayón (1967–1999)—the late Cuban visual artist who mined the founding myth of the Afro-Cuban fraternal society Abakuá to create an independent and powerful visual iconography. Ayón was known for her signature technique of collography, a printing process in which materials of various textures and absorbencies are collaged onto a cardboard matrix and then run through the press with paper.

Memories

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April 13, 2016 Belkis Ayón’s work will form part of the exhibition “Memories” that will be inaugurated next Thursday, April 14 at 6: 00 pm in Origins Gallery at Havana’s Great Theatre “Alicia Alonso”. This show gather besides Ayón’s printmaking, works of Ibrahim Miranda and Sandra Ramos, three of the most important Cuban contemporary artists […]