The Cuban Art Scene 1964

This is how artists greeted me in Havana, for the American blockade of Cuba has affected their supply of art materials and periodicals, formerly imported almost exclusively from the United States.

Yet the emergency has spurred a renewed esprit de corps. At the cost of precious gasoline a fine brush is sent traveling from one end of town to another for several artists to share.

via Retrospective: The Cuban Art Scene in 1964 | ARTnews.

 

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