In Plain Sight | Carmen Pelaez

September 8, 2014 6:20 PM

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In Plain Sight | Carmen Pelaez

Originally curated by Giulio Blanc and organized by Margarita Cano in 1993 at Miami's Cuban Museum of Arts and Culture, The Miami Generation was the first time emerging Miami formed Cuban artists were shown together. Thirty years later Jorge Santi has reconnected with the artists to show us how their work evolved resulting in The Miami Generation: Revisited -- a bittersweet and profoundly moving view of the Cuban experience from this side of the Florida straights.

Already familiar with most of the artists, I assumed it would be a a 'greatest hits kind' of day. But from the very first piece, I knew I was in for something special. Fernando Garcia's A Marti consists of a Cuban flag shaped etched mirror that reflects Jose Marti's poem, The Golden Age, written in ...

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