Archive for February, 2017


Magazine bits and acrylic paint applied with brushes and an old credit card. I’m in love with this one, an 8 by 10 original.


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More Blue Valentines

Here are some of the blue valentines I got back in return for those I submitted for the swap back in January. Very nice, very blue – a good swap!

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A Valentine


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Barca Negrero

Manuel Mendive (born 1944) is one of the leading Afro-Cuban artists to emerge from the revolutionary period, and is considered by many to be the most important Cuban artist living today, says Wikipedia.

This work is so beautiful that I did not immediately recognize the painful subject matter.


The Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes in Havana should be on your itinerary if you go to Cuba. From the outside, a great, gray pile; but full of beautifully displayed art from the colonial period through last week.

Also full of interesting art is The Cuban Art Factory, which also looks like a great grey pile … but not in the same sense!

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