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a brief history of the cuban poster : : sara vega miche

First came the creation of a Cuban institution dedicated to cinema, the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry, or ICAIC, established in Havana in 1960. Then the lobby of its venue opened to display posters on the ceilings, walls, and later in its galleries. Over the years and across...

slanted #21: cuba – the new generation : : julia kahl

Revolution oder Evolution? Steigen oder fallen? Freudenhaus oder Paradies? Cola oder Guarapo? Marlboro oder Cohiba? Bohnen oder Hummer? Freiheit oder Guantanamo? Trainingsanzug oder Krawatte? Internet oder Brieftaube? Salsa oder Rap? Old-Timer oder Turbo? Museum oder Zukunftslabor? Arbeit oder keine? Hoffnung oder Exil? Oder eine Mischung aus allem? Kuba ist anders...

la memoria diseñada : : lucía sanz araujo

Aunque el calor arrecie por estos días en La Habana, decídase, haga un tiempo y lléguese sin falta hasta una exposición que hará época y estará abierta al público hasta el próximo 12 agosto: La memoria diseñada. Carteles ICAIC 1960-2017. Estamos ante una impresionante y muy cuidadosa selección —243 piezas...

fowler museum features poster work by cuban artists : : matthew robb

A new exhibition at the Fowler Museum at UCLA features posters about U.S. movies, Cuban cultural events and documentaries, showcasing the striking and influential work of Cuban graphic designers. Black with a Drop of Red: Contemporary Cuban Poster Work includes 29 posters and prints from a range of Cuban designers. The exhibition...