Hispanic Art Scene Art Blog
by hispanic_arts , February 15, 2017—12:00 AM
Cuban Art a Chief Focus at Art Wynwood 2017 Edition
To the Right "Perrito Rey" by Jose Acosta
Art Wynwood, presented by Art Miami, will return for its sixth edition Presidents Day Weekend, February 16 through February 20, and will feature over 60 galleries presenting works from the 20th and 21st centuries by more than 500 artists from two dozen countries and 38 cities.
A unique feature of Art Wynwood is the highlight of street art, murals, pop surrealism and other genres from the contemporary underground movement. The Fair is perfectly positioned to further the growing worldwide recognition of this movement by providing seasoned art world aficionado's and enthusiasts a distinctive opportunity to explore, learn and collect one of the most significant art movements of our time.
Art Wynwood continues to shine a spotlight on the Wynwood Arts District as an international cultural destination flourishing yearlong and will continue to distinguish the Wynwood Arts District as Miami's epicenter where art, fashion, design and the culinary arts intersect
CUBAN ART IN THE 20TH CENTURY Cuban Art will be a chief focus this year, as Coral Gables Museum has partnered with Art Wynwood to highlight the exhibition Cuban Art in the 20th Century, which features artists Wifredo Lam, Amelia Pelaez, Armando Menocal, Rene Portocarrero, and many others.
PUENTE / BRIDGE is a special exhibition that will concentrate on the work of 21st century Cuban artists, the generation that connects us all to this new and exciting time in artistic expression from inside and outside the island nation.
Additionally, Luis Valenzuela, Miami visual artist, fashion designer and head of The Creators Lab, will showcase a selection of headpieces inspired by the work of Cuban painter Cundo Bermudez, as well as display miniature versions on 3D printed models.