While Cuba Waits: Art from the Nineties
Framed by the Periodo Especialthe period of economic and political upheaval that has followed the failure of perestroikathe work of artists living in Cuba in the nineties emerges from the unique ambiguity, complexity, energy, and desperation that characterize daily life in Cuba. While Cuba Waits explores the ethics, cynicism, and ideologies of these young artists in the context of their political, social, and economic environments. Includes painting, sculpture, and installation work by Pedro Alvarez, Saidel Brito, Carmen Cabrera, Sandra Ceballos, Henry Erik Hernndez, Luis Gmez, Yalili Mora, Ren Pea, Douglas Perez, Ezequiel Surez, and Jos Vincench. Edited by Kevin Power and Pilar Perez, with essays by Lupe lvarez, Dannys Montes de Oca Moreda, and Kevin Power.
132 pages, Softcover, 8 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches, 1999