Cuban Visions Contemporary Art Exhibition May 26 - June 1, 2011 at Metropolitan Pavilion

Cuban Visions aims to present Cuban culture and reality through contemporary art that transcends political differences, updates cultural traditions, and deconstructs historical narratives to create new dialogue between prominent Cuban artists and Americans interested in a deeper understanding of Cuban life.

Cuban Visions will be the largest exhibition of contemporary Cuban art shown in New York City since the Museum of Modern Art's Modern Cuban Painters exhibit of 1944.

Cuban Visions has invited 26 contemporary Cuban artists to be part of the exhibition and sale. There will be more than 50 works of art including photography, painting, installation, video, sculpture, engraving, and drawing.

Featured artists include: Juan Carlos Alom, Belkis Ayón, Luis Enrique Camejo, Raúl Cordero, Carlos Estévez, Antonio Eligio Fernández (Tonel), Adonis Flores, José Manuel Fors, José Emilio Fuentes, Aimee García, Rocío García, Glenda León, Reynier Leyva Novo, Jorge Luis Marrero, Cirenaica Moreira, René Peña, Marta María Pérez, Eduardo Ponjuan, Ángel Ramírez, Sandra Ramos, Fernando Rodríguez, René Francisco Rodríguez, Esterio Segura, José Ángel Toirac y Meira Marrero, and José Ángel Vincench

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Cuban Visions is hosted by Alan Boss of Metropolitan Pavilion and curated by Mailyn Machado and Yandro Miralles. (read their bios here) Cuban Visions is produced by Metropolitan Events & Production.

Cuban Visions will open to the public on Thursday, May 26 (daily from 10am to 7pm) through Wednesday, June 1 (10am to 5pm - hours on last day). Admission is free to the public. There will be a private reception on Wednesday May 25, 2011, from 6pm to 9pm.

Cuban Visions will be held at The Metropolitan Suite at Metropolitan Pavilion, located at 123 West 18th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10011.

Media inquiries please contact: STATE Public Relations - +1 (646) 714-2520 or Kristina Ratliff at; Ryan Urcia at

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