AFROCUBA: 
Works on Paper 1968-2003

2005  AFROCUBA:WORKS ON PAPER, 1968-2003. EXHIBITION CATALOG (SAN FRANCISCO: SFSU AND THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS) 88PP.; 35 COLOR ILLUS.

This extensively illustrated exhibition catalog includes both an introduction and six chapters related to the themes of the exhibition: Religion, Grupo Antillano (the black consciousness movement), Angola, Portraits, the Idealized Women of Santiago, and Contemporary artists written by Judith Bettelheim. Bettelheim also wrote a special section on Belkis Ayón. Cuban scholars David Mateo and Alexis Esquivel contributed essays on the state of Cuban printmaking in general and a pointed look at social and racial issues influencing the visibility of printmakers of African descent. The exhibition traveled to six venues concluding the tour at the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami.

 

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