The exhibition “Cuban America: An Empire State of Mind” opened on February 4 and will be on view until May 14, 2014, at the Lehman College Art Gallery. On May 8, at 12:30pm, there will be a Gallery Talk with artists María Elena González, Alexandre Arrechea, and the co-curators of the exhibition, Yuneikys Villalonga and gallery director Susan Lehman Hoeltzel.
The exhibition includes a related Cuban video art program organized by guest curator Meykén Barreto. A series of special programs is conducted by guest curator Elvis Fuentes. The gallery is located at 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West, Bronx, New York.
In collaboration with the City and the Humanities Program, the Gallery presents the following artists: Alejandro Aguilera, Jairo Alfonso, Alexandre Arrechea, Tania Bruguera, María Magdalena Campos Pons, Yoán Capote, Los Carpinteros, Luis Cruz Azaceta, Christian Curiel, Alessandra Expósito, Teresita Fernández, Carlos Garaicoa, Anthony Goicolea, María Elena González, Armando Guiller, Luis Mallo, María Martínez Cañas, Abelardo Morell, Gean Moreno and Ernesto Oroza, Glexis Novoa, Geandy Pavón, Emilio Pérez, Javier Piñón, Carlos Rodríguez Cárdenas, Andrés Serrano, and Katarina Wong.
Video program: Juan Carlos Alom, Allora and Calzadilla, Humberto Díaz, Felipe Dulzaides, Luis Gárciga, Tony Labat, Glenda León, and Ana Olema.
[Images: Top: Anthony Goicolea’s “Aunt: Positive Negative Diptych;” middle: “Empire” by Geandy Pavón.]