On the occasion of its 30 years of work, the Engraving Department of the San Alejandro National Academy of Fine Arts inaugurated yesterday, January 21, 2011, an exhibition named “Boomerang,” which will be on view at the institution through March 1. The academy is located at 10006 Avenue 31 and 100 Street, Obelisco de Marianao, in Havana, Cuba.
“Boomerang” is a selection of representative graphic works of art by former students and professors of the school of the past three decades. Among them are Belkis Ayón, Juan Sánchez, Luis Lara, Ángel Ramírez, Eduardo Hernández, Sandra Ramos, Agustín Rojas, Salvador González, Pablo Borges, Carlos del Toro, Janette Brossard, Norberto Marrero, Anyelmaidelín Calzadilla, and Milton Raggi.
The catalogue for the exhibition, Boomerang: Thirty years of San Alejandro’s Engraving Department, with text by Eduardo Hernandez Santos, details the history of engraving throughout the decades at the San Alejandro National Academy of Fine Arts.
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For the text included in the catalogue of the exhibition titled “Boomerang: Thirty years of San Alejandro’s Engraving Department,” by see http://www.sanalejandro.cult.cu/
Shown here: Belkis Ayón’s 1993 “Vamos” and Juan Sánchez’s 2000 “Victoria de Samotracia (Afro-Taina)”