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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.
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/
(22 Aug 2017) A Cuban street artist said Monday that he was detained by police and told to erase the more than 200 or so murals that have gained him widespread attention throughout the country. Yulier Rodriguez Perez said authorities kept him in custody for two days last week and told him that he will be charged with damaging property if he does not remove the whimsical abstract images that he has painted on decrepit buildings and partially collapsed walls around Havana and in some provincial capitals. Rodriguez, who signs his paintings as "Yulier P.," said he has no plans to remove his art works, which stand out in a place where graffiti is rare and nearly all posters and murals feature political slogans or revolutionary figures. "I think that graffiti as an artistic work in a destroye...
Havana Street Art Is Worth the Trip to Cuba by Condé Nast Traveler. Havana is the capital of Cuba in more ways than one. Regarded as the center of Cuban culture, Havana's street art is worth the visit to Cuba by itself. From Cuba's political past to the next generation of visionaries, Havana has shown its daytime attractions can be just as memorable as its nightlife.
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Cuban street artists Danilo Maldonado aka El Sexto has been released from jail after spending 10 months for attempting to release two pigs painted with the names of Fidel and Raul Castro. Though the planned mockery of Cuba’s leader and brother failed to be executed, El Sexto’s arrest fueled international rights groups such as Amnesty International to demand the artists release and bring light to Cuba’s issues with free speech. Nik Zecevic and Jose Marcelino Ortiz examine the artist’s work and release on The Lip News. http://www.usnews.com/news/entertainment/articles/2015/10/20/cuban-artist-el-sexto-is-freed-after-10-months-in-prison http://thelip.tv/ http://www.youtube.com/theliptv2
This video is about Cuban street music artists
Miguez Cuban art paintings on display in a local event in Miami Lakes, FL with other 20 artists, music, food and more. This local event is the last week end of every month in one of the local shops in Main Street.
Cuban Street musicians on the havanero malecon
A lot of Havana street art is propoganda...Revolution, Che, Fidel . In this case project Muraleando is changing barrios. Here, an old concrete water tank was converted to art studio and community center, with dancing and bar above. El Tanque is part of the Muraleando project.