• JANUARY 2 - MARCH 17
  • Springfield Art Museum, Springfield
  • Every 1 week(s) between
    January 2, 2019 and March 17, 2019
  • Category: Art & Museum Exhibits

Event Details

  • Every 1 week(s) between
    January 2, 2019 and March 17, 2019
  • Tuesdays, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wednesdays, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thursdays, 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fridays, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Saturdays, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sundays, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Free

Venue

Event Description

"El Grabado: Contemporary Cuban Printmaking" presents more than 70 prints by thirty-three Cuban artists who have all worked, at one time or another, at the Taller Experimental de Gráfica de Habana – the oldest, continuously running print workshop in Cuba. The Taller was established in 1962 by muralist Orlando Suarez with the help of Che Guevara, who was then Cuba’s Minister of Industry. From its inception, the workshop has focused on connecting artists with traditional printmaking techniques and fostering a dynamic artistic community based on the sharing and exchange of ideas, experimentation, and art criticism. This supportive community has allowed Cuban artists a relative freedom of expression, even amid the country’s larger political and cultural issues. It continues to be one of the most important workshops in Cuba. The exhibition is pulled entirely from the collection of Drs. Antonio and Luz Racel.

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