Cuba

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Restitution

Trump opens door to restitution claims on art seized by Cuba

While the president is the first to allow Title III of Helms-Burton Act to be used, some whose collections were taken doubt it will have an impact

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Censorship

Tania Bruguera fights censorship by launching investigative journalism project in Cuba

The artist and activist, whose School of Integration runs at Manchester International Festival, will organise workshops and awards for new writers

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Cuba

Cuban artist builds a long and winding journey to nowhere

Wilfredo Prieto's public art comes out of his nomadic life as an artist

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Havana Biennial

Activist artist arrested on eve of Havana Biennial

As the cultural event gets under way, a Cuban-American artist is also blocked from entering Cuba

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Havana Biennial

Cuban galleries rebound as Havana Biennial opens

Dealers mount work that responds to political tensions while noting art is a 'difficult business' in Havana

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Cuba

Activists to stage alternative biennial in Havana

Independent artists groups plan to put Cuba's controversial Decree 349 to the test

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Biennials & festivals

Why we need an independent biennial in Havana

The San Isidro Group of Cuban artists explain their plans for the Bienal Sin 349

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Censorship

Protests against Cuba’s censorship law continue as Havana Bienal opening nears

A new report by the non-profit organisation Pen America calls for the repeal of Decree 349 while Cuban artists ask for solidarity from biennial participants

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Tania Bruguera

Tania Bruguera pulls out of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, vowing to stay in Cuba and fight censorship law Decree 349

The activist says that the government crackdown continues with the creation of a “cultural police”

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Art Basel Miami Beach 2018

Tania Bruguera and fellow artists released from Cuban jail

Cuba's culture ministry waters down Decree 349, a new controversial censorship law

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Protest

'Tania Bruguera's bravery always stands out': art world responds to Cuban artist's arrest

Activist is among several artists detained in Havana on Monday ahead of planned protest

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Censorship

Cuban activists issue manifesto against artistic censorship

Document denounces effort to ‘punish free creation’

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Biennials & festivals

Havana’s alternative #00Bienal ends on a defiantly optimistic note

The event’s organisers see success in the participants’ resistance to threats and intimidation from Cuba’s government

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Contemporary art

Después de Fidel: dissident art in Cuba flourishes after Castro’s death

Artist-run spaces and an unofficial biennial resist government pressure