Lecture five will look at the way in which the fall of Berlin Wall and the start of the Periodo Especial affected Cuban Art.
Latin-American Culture Events
This lecture will look at the period directly after the quinquenio gris and the way in which economic stability gave way to a Cuban artistic renaissance from the late 1970s until 1989.
Lecture three will look at how Cuban art transformed after the triumph of Castro's 1959 Revolution. As well as discussing the context of the period, we will see how Cuban photography and art was produced to support the Revolution.
Lecture two of Cuban Art series will pick up the threads from the previous lecture on Cuban Modernism and look at the life and work of Wifredo Lam.
This lecture is centred around the influences of Spanish colonialism on Cuban art and how its newly found independence led to the start of Cuban modernism. It is the first talk from Cuban Art series.
Latin American art covers a vast geographic area and includes a variety of diverse cultures. In this talk we will focus on the contemporary art scene.