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Urban artworks have been appearing on the streets of Havana. Previously, only state-sanctioned murals promoting the Cuban revolution were allowed. Al Jazeera’s Daniel Schweimler reports from Havana. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
A a mural artist in Havana is brightening the city streets, turning neighborhoods into outdoor art galleries. CCTV America's Michael Voss reports from Havana. Maisel Lopez is a portrait artist. But he doesn't work on canvas. Instead, he has spent the past year painting giant murals on walls around his neighborhood of Playa in Havana.
In 2012, French artist JR and Cuban American artist José Parlá collaborated on The Wrinkles of the City - Havana, Cuba: huge mural installations undertaken for the Havana Biennale, for which JR and Parlá photographed, and recorded 25 senior citizens who had lived through the Cuban revolution; creating portraits, which Parlá interlaced with calligraphic writings and abstract painterly gestures. This is their film collaboration by the same title documenting their experience.
Street art is usually paintings or graffiti on walls. But one Cuban artist, Jose Fuster, has spent the past 20 years transforming a suburb of Havana into an open air exhibition covering his house and those of his neighbors as well as entire streets with murals, paintings and sculptures. CCTV America’s Michael Voss reports.
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A painter, handpicked by Fidel Castro, now makes a living by selling his art to tourists passing by, enticing them with bold colors and canvases portraying Cuban life. Hector Gonzalez Alayo is an artist, living through a time of economic transition in one of the last remaining communist countries in the world, Cuba. Produced by: Leila Dougan and Virginia Lopez Translations: Jennifer Moore and Roberto Suro
Live like a Local: Cuba USTOA's Travel Together Series hosted by Kelley Ferro It felt like Havana was a city of artists and around every cobbled street corner was an artistic delight. From modern sculpture, to historic refurbished cars to an up & coming industrial art collective, Havana places much love and appreciation on art & architecture in life.
The finely-painted black and white portraits of pensive children started appearing on walls around a suburban neighbourhood of Havana two years ago, contrasting with its colourful decay and Caribbean hustle and bustle. Now there are nearly thirty such murals yet Cuban artist Maisel Lopez says he’s only just getting started on his “Colossi” series, an endeavour all the more striking in a country where street art is rare. Lopez, 31-years old, started painting the walls of homes and shops in his home district of Playa, and is now completing his first mural in neighbouring Marianao.
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Walking along Trinidad streets, in Cuba, I found this little band, giving away their art to the wind. And there's many more like them in the island. Enjoy. And feel free to use it for whatever you need. Here's a link to the original video Píntate los labios María by Eliades Ochoa: http://www.eliadesochoaofficial.com/?/en/videos/index/0
Cuban artists are one group who are benefiting from the improved relations with the United States. The easing of travel restrictions has seen a large number of U.S collectors traveling to Cuba to invest in art, especially now with Havana's month-long Biennial Art festival in full swing. CCTV's Michael Voss filed this report right from Havana.
In part one of Save Your Day's film series, Moments in Cuba, we walk the streets of Havana to take a look at intricate street art and sculptures made from recycled material. This area of Havana is known for it's creativity, where the locals love expressing themselves through art. So, if you really want to understand the local culture, start by looking at the artwork on display in the local neighborhoods. Heading to Cuba? Download our FREE Insider’s Guide! https://www.worldnomads.com/explore/guides/cuba-insiders-guide Put down the cigars and step out of the vintage cars! Explore historical sites of revolution, taste peso food, or go diving among vibrant marine life.
Cuba has a long and rich heritage in the arts, but during the last two decades, the visual arts have become a cultural phenomenon. In this week''''''''s FRONTLINE/World Rough Cut, filmmaker Natasha Del Toro travels to Cuba to meet two of its most acclaimed artists and find out why art is at the center of Cuban society
Street art is becoming popular around the world. It’s even finding its way into auction houses. One place it hasn’t caught on is Cuba. But a street artist there is winning over fans with his bigger than life-sized portraits. They’re of children. We find out why he finds it so important to paint them. Subscribe: http://trt.world/subscribe Livestream: http://trt.world/ytlive Facebook: http://trt.world/facebook Twitter: http://trt.world/twitter Instagram: http://trt.world/instagram Visit our website: http://trt.world
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24 years ago, José Rodríguez Fuster began to transform his home into a work of art in Jaimanitas, a neighborhood west of downtown Havana, Cuba. Today, Fusterland spans the whole neighborhood; an art installation where artists come to draw inspiration and visitors come to learn.
Artists in Cuba are using their talent to build lives for themselves and their neighbors. * * * Leo D'Lázaro has his gallery and studio, Ojo del Ciclón, at 501 O'Reilly in Habana Vieja. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Phone: +53 7 8615359 Website: http://leodlazaro.blogspot.com/ http://ojodelciclon.blogspot.com/ Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Mario Pelegrín Pozo is the director of El Patio de Pelegrín in Puerta de Golpe, Piñar del Río. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/patiopelegrin/ Espacios Bar - - - - - - - - - - - - Phone: +53 7 2022921