NEWS

Rafael Soriano: The Artist as Mystic

In the Daley Family and Monan Galleries
January 30–June 4, 2017

Retrospective at Long Beach Museum of Art: Soriano Soars to the Highest Reaches of Heaven

The Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD)* says that attendance at AAMD museums was over 60 million in 2015. Furthermore, according to the U.S. Travel Association, “76 percent of all U.S. leisure travelers participate in cultural or heritage activities such as visiting museums.”

Retrospective at Long Beach Museum of Art: Soriano Soars to the Highest Reaches of Heaven


EVENTS

A Discussion of the Cuban Avant-Garde and Revolution

In light of the Long Beach Museum of Art’s exhibition, Rafael Soriano: The Artist as Mystic, the museum is hosting a panel discussion on July 2 that will focus on the Cuban avant-garde.

Rafael Soriano, “Interior” (1953) (Courtesy of the Long Beach Museum of Art)

From Cuba to the cosmos with Rafael Soriano

“Flor a contraluz (Flower Against the Light)” is part of “Rafael Soriano: The Artist as Mystic” at BC’s McMullen Museum of Art.

12 of the best art events happening in L.A. in the coming months

“Rafael Soriano: The Artist as Mystic” This is a comprehensive retrospective on the work of the Cuban-born painter. It also highlights a bilingual catalog of essays written by scholars on the effect of the Cuban Revolution on Soriano’s most influential work.

New traveling exhibit showcases 100 masterpieces from one of the greatest artists in exile

By artdaily.com

New traveling exhibit showcases 100 masterpieces from one of the greatest artists in exile

Luciérnaga (Firefly), 1955, oil on canvas 33 x 50″, Rafael Soriano Family Collection.

BOSTON, MASS.- An unprecedented retrospective on works of a highly acclaimed exiled painter is crossing the United States. Rafael Soriano: The Artist as Mystic, is currently featured at The McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College. Following its debut at The McMullen (through June 4, 2017), the exhibition will travel to the Long Beach Museum of Art (June 29–October 1, 2017) and the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum in Miami (October 28, 2017–January 28, 2018). From there, a selection of the exhibition has been approved for display at the Museo de Bellas Artes in Havana, Cuba, representing a real socio-political break-through.

ON EXHIBIT: Cuban painter Rafael Soriano at the McMullen

By Keith Powers, Daily News Correspondent

BOSTON – Artists forced into exile often struggle with dual identities. They can find it hard, as well, to cultivate an audience, living and working in multiple worlds…