Wild Noise/ Ruido Salvaje
Bronx Museum of the Arts
February 3- July 3, 2017
Wild Noise/Ruido Salvaje is an exploration of contemporary Cuban art from the 1970s to the present that looks at how Cuban artists both on the island and abroad have grappled with issues of identity, community, and the urban experience. Bringing together over 60 works by more than 30 artists from the Bronx Museum collection and other U.S. institutions and private collections, the exhibition will feature many artworks that will be publicly exhibited for the first time, including a newly commissioned sculpture and performance by Humberto Díaz as the culmination of a three-month residency at the Bronx Museum.
Wild Noise/Ruido Salvaje is organized by the Bronx Museum and by Corina Matamoros and Aylet Ojeda Jequín, Curators of Contemporary Cuban Art at El Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (MNBA) in Havana, as part of a multi-year collaboration between the Bronx Museum and the MNBA to foster artistic and cultural exchange between Cuba and the United States. The partnership was launched in 2015 with Wild Noise: Artwork from The Bronx Museum of the Arts and El Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (MNBA), a groundbreaking exhibition of works from the Bronx Museum’s collection presented at MNBA in Havana.
The exhibition includes works by Alexandre Arrechea, Belkis Ayón, Abel Barroso, José Bedia, Alejandro Campins, María Magdalena Campos-pons, María Martinez-Cañas, Los Carpinteros, Alberto Casado, Javier Castro, Sandro Ceballos, Arturo Cuenca, Humberto Díaz, Felipe Dulzaides, Diana Fonseca, Jose Manuel Fors , René Francisco, Carlos Garaicoa, María Elena González, Aimeé García, Rocío García, Luis Gómez, Quisqueya Henriquez, Glenda León, Kcho (Alexis Leyva Machado), Raúl Martínez , Ana Mendieta, Reynier Leyva Novo, Pedro Pablo Oliva, René Peña, Douglas Pérez, Eduardo Ponjuán, Wilfredo Prieto, Ernesto Pujol, Diana Fonseca Quiñones, Sandra Ramos, Alberto Rey, René Francisco Rodríguez, Esterio Segura, Ezequiel Suárez, Meira Marrero and José Angel Toirac, José Ángel Vincench, and others.