Beyond the Frame presents a rare and exciting opportunity to view and purchase artwork by up to 30 of Cubas foremost artists, in one of the most comprehensive displays of art from Cuba seen to date in London. This unique show will also display work by celebrated artists mainly based in the UK, including Susan Hiller, Mona Hatoum, Derek Boshier, Peter Kennard/Cat Phillipps, Rasheed Araeen, and Rose Finn-Kelcey.
Beyond the Frame will highlight the diversity of Cuban visual arts that has a relatively recent, yet well-established presence on the international art scene. It will draw together works in various styles and mediums within the unifying theme of the frame. Cubas extensive cultural practice will be showcased with newly commissioned work by Manuel Mendive, Kcho, Roberto Diago, Choco, Gustavo Díaz Sosa, René Peña, José Fuster, Eduardo Abela Torres and numerous others, including renowned Cuban photographers who captured the epic events of Cubas revolution such as Ernesto Fernández, Liborio Noval and Roberto Salas.
Artists participating in Beyond the Frame have exhibited extensively in solo and group shows throughout the world; have work held in numerous public and private collections; and are the recipients of many awards and honours. A fully illustrated catalogue will be available. Private view on Tuesday 24 April. For details about this and associated events see www.cubabeyondtheframe.com.
The show is in aid of the Miami Five (see exhibition website for details of this campaign for justice at www.cubabeyondtheframe.com
Further information about the exhibition which travels to Glasgow in May from Dodie Weppler-Grogan, Exhibition Co-ordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 07958 169 627
Beyond the Frame – Cuban contemporary art : 23 – 28 April 2012
Gallery 27: 27 Cork Street, London W1S