Art Exhibition in
Support of Cuban Five Opens at London Gallery
Beyond the Frame, an exhibition
featuring contemporary Cuban art plus artworks by
British and Irish artists with paintings and drawing
by two of the Cuban Five, opened Monday April 23rd
in the Gallery 27, Cork Street, London.
Detail form Antonio’s painting Por
quien merece amor.
The launch of the exhibition was
attended by several Cuban artists and the mother and
sister of Antonio Guerrero, one of the Cuban Five
whose works is on display in the gallery.
Antonio’s mother, Mirta Rodriguez,
expressed the pride she feels for her son that his "humble"
art work is being shown alongside the work of such
internationally acclaimed artists.
The exhibition includes painting,
drawing mixed media, prints and photographic all
available for sale. All proceeds go the UK campaign
for justice for the release of the Miami Five, five
Cubans unjustly imprisoned in the US.
A program of special events with
talks by visiting Cuban artists Choco, Lesbia Vent
Dumois and Gustavo Diaz Sosa will take place during
the show in the London gallery.
Beyond the Frame, which presents
fresh and diverse work by many of Cuba’s leading
artists never before seen in Britain, remained at
Gallery 27 in London through April 28th and
continues at The Lighthouse Gallery in Glasgow,
Scotland May 7-13. (From Cubadebate)