Cuban Art

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Calls for 'art strike' against state-run cultural institutions in Cuba

Art professionals “on and off the island” are urged to stop working with state-run institutions that have been “complicit in their silence” as the government amps up efforts to squash dissent

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With the country labelled a ‘terror sponsor’ and the government claiming activists are CIA agents, Cuba's artists are stuck in the crossfire

Concerns for the cultural sector follow Trump’s parting shot at the country, and the Castro regime's growing efforts to discredit dissidents

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Cuban artists file motion to dismiss culture minister Alpidio Alonso after a peaceful protest turns violent

The activist group 27N cites a law that revokes an official’s power for conduct unbecoming public service in their petition to parliament

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Tania Bruguera and members of Cuban artist-activist group 27N arrested in Havana

Footage from the protest also shows the Cuban minister of culture striking a journalist

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Havana Biennial opens as relations with US thaw

Local artists show alongside established international names, as collectors and exhibitors circumvent trade restrictions