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Cuban Art in the Twentieth Century – Cultural Identity and the International Avant-Garde

12feb(feb 12)9:00 am27mar(mar 27)4:00 pmCuban Art in the Twentieth Century – Cultural Identity and the International Avant-Garde(February 12) 9:00 am - (March 27) 4:00 pm TypeOngoing Event


February 12, 2016 9:00am - March 27, 2016 4:00pm


Museum of Fine Arts (MoFA)

530 W Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 323006-1140

Event Details

Febraury 12 – March 27, 2016

The Museum of Fine Arts takes great pride in hosting a major exhibition of works by Cuban artists selected by Guest Curator Segundo Fernandez. Proceeding from works of historical artists to significant artists of today, the exhibition provides a unique cultural experience celebrating Cuban landscape, history, mythos and a rich and varied aesthetic that is as individual as each artist. Over one hundred works from Private Collections in Florida have been organized and assembled through the generosity of Director Ramon Cernuda and his staff at Cernuda Arte for exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts.

Public events

February 22, 2016 – 7-8pm

Juan Martínez, Professor Emeritus of Florida International University, will lecture on the era of Modern Cuban Art.

Location: Fine Arts Building in Lecture Hall (FAB) 249

All exhibitions & receptions are free & open to the public.

February 23, 2016 – 3-5pm

Colloquium addressing the global contexts of Cuban art through the intersections of law, cultural patrimony, the international art trade, and collecting, with a focus on US-Cuban relations in the 20th century. Panelists will include Dr. Michael Carrasco and Dr. Preston McLane of the FSU Department of Art History, Prof. Fernando Tesón of the FSU College of Law, and leading expert on Cuban art Ramón Cernuda, Director and CEO of Cernuda Arte in Coral Gables, Florida.

Location: Museum of Fine Arts

For additional information, read more on the Cuban Art in the Twentieth Century Exhibition.