Havana Biennial

'Don't go drink mojitos in a fun bubble': Tania Bruguera calls on art world to boycott 14th Havana Biennial over state violence

Artist and activist who has fled her home country says it is “immoral” to travel to Cuba "when there are so many people [there] who have been wrongfully imprisoned”

Cubanews

Cuban artist builds a long and winding journey to nowhere

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

The 2019 Havana Biennial is a smokescreen for government censorship

Art fares poorly when parroting official narratives, especially when that messaging is opposed to the values of free speech and an open society

Havana Biennial opens amid controversy

Works on view draw on themes of collaboration and agency, at the same time the government seeks to control what art can be shown on the island

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

Cuban galleries rebound as Havana Biennial opens

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

Cubaarchive

Havana Biennial opens as relations with US thaw

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

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