Black and white with Oscar Lasseria

Camagüey, Cuba, Sep 9.- Pictures signed in their vast majority in the present 2021 denote the prolific and productive work of the plastic artist Oscar Lasseria, who once again pays honors to the Patron Saint of Cuba by drawing back the curtains of the most recent personal exhibition of he.

Blanco y Negro, the name of the production, appeals to the discourse of symbols and the religious syncretism characteristic of the Camagüey painter in recent years, after exploring the spiritual dimension and making multiple meanings viable through fish, birds and female faces. Leer más de esta entrada

Cuban women as essential protagonists in the Salon Imagen de mujer 2021 (Photo report)

By Lázaro David Najarro Pujol/Contributor

June, 2021.- A collective exhibition project in which women are the protagonists exhibits the Midas gallery of the Camagüey branch of the Cuban Association of Artisan Artists (ACAA).

With the title Collective Exhibition Salon Imagen de mujer 2021 in which a large group of creators responded to the call for the first time on a virtual basis.

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From the ceramics a tasting of the plastic arts (+ Photos)

Camagüey, Cuba, Feb 15.- Once again, the artist from Camagüey of the plastic arts Martha Jiménez shows her talent with Tasting, an exhibition composed of 19 pieces in glazed ceramic as the main technique, although you can also see others made with cold covered terracotta.

The aesthetic codes and very peculiar style of creating her are reflected on plates and vases, where once again the female figure is the protagonist, voluptuous and free; furthermore, figures such as fish, harlequins, goats, sewing machines and moons are part of those creations, codes always present in her art. Leer más de esta entrada

Oscar Lasseria with the Stars of Caonao (+ Photos)

Camagüey, Cuba, 8 Feb.- Linking the visual arts with music was the starting point for the realization of a catalog that would give life, color and shape to the first volume of the album Estrellas de Caonao produced by the EGREM Musical Company in Camagüey under the tutelage of the teacher Manolito Simonet.

“The works are not far from my expressive form, -confessed the plastic artist Oscar Lasseria who was in charge of graphing the sound- each work is independent, the exhibition is not an absolute or complete discourse, because each piece is adapted to what the author wrote, but they don’t stop having my way of seeing art”. Leer más de esta entrada

Colorful Cuban project where the earth and light embrace (+ Photos)

Camagüey, Cuba, Dec 11.- The utilitarian and the artistic converge in the ceramic project La tierra y la luz, abrazo plural opera prima that the creator Yanet Carrazana Hernández puts for the consideration of visitors and locals at the Alejo Carpentier Universal Art Gallery, in the city of Camagüey.

The curator of the show, Lianny Montalván Salazar, a young specialist at the institution, said that the 46 pieces stand out for the versatility of shapes that the artist’s hands molded “to contain and expand light.” Leer más de esta entrada

Naif Planet where people still think it’s easy to smile (+ Photos)

Camagüey, Cuba, Sep 5 -The Planeta Naif collective exhibition is open to the public at the Galería -Taller Larios in the city of Camagüey, in which four artists converge to reflect in their works a better world, where people still believe that it’s easy to smile.

The creators Carmela Silvera Guerra, Yenia Álvarez Rodríguez, Rosendo Jenky González and Luis Manuel Torres Viamontes, assure in their 15 small and medium format pieces that on this planet it does not matter whether the dogs are orange or blue, the horses yellow and the people walk through the clouds. Leer más de esta entrada

The artist and the city in a virtual photographic portfolio (+ Photos)

By Malena Alvarez Julin / Collaborator.

Camagüey, Cuba, May 18.- Lázaro David Najarro Pujol is the artist —journalism has given him that gift—; and Camagüey, the city that yields to its whims to capture its charms at the right moments.

The exhibition The artist and the city reveals the mid-thousand-year-old city in which the experienced reporter has carried out his journalistic work.
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The artist and the city

March, 2020.- Brick and tiles were some of the most used construction materials in Camagüey, a practice that benefited from the excellent variety and quality of local clays.
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