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An Art Studio in Cuba

These artists do incredible things with a gouge and linoleum tile

Note: this is the latest in a series of posts about our trip to Cuba in April; please see our other posts about the trip.

While out to lunch in Old Havana, we discovered an artist studio. This was on a much grander scale than most I’d seen. There were at least 10 people working on everything from painting, to printmaking, to etching. What was the most impressive was the amount of equipment ...

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Our Visit to Casa Fuster

Looking out from the 3rd level of Fuster’s house.

Note: this is the latest in a series of posts about our trip to Cuba in April; please see our other posts about the trip.

We also visited the home and studio of one of Cuba’s leading artists, José Rodríguez Fuster. His home in western Havana is a veritable fairy land of tile mosaics.

We spoke with Fuster’s nephew, Hiran. He used to be a ship captain and sailed up to Florida and ...

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