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In Grand Cayman, a Focus on Local Artists

 Above: a work by artist David Bridgeman, who will be among those exhibiting at X1 (David Bridgeman) By the Caribbean Journal staff A newly-formed art collective in Grand Cayman is emphasizing the work of local Caymanian artists. It’s called C4 …

Caribbean Art Exhibition Coming to Perez Art Museum Miami

 Above: Arnoldo Roche Rabell, We Have to Dream in Blue, 1986. Collection of John T. Belk III and Margarita Serapion, Photo: Courtesy of Walter Otero Gallery By the Caribbean Journal staff A major Caribbean art exhibition is set to open …

In New York, the Art of Aruba

 Above: “You Spin Me Round Like a Record,” Elise Lejuez By the Caribbean Journal staff Aruban artist Elisa Lejuez has kicked off her latest solo exhibition at the S Artspace Gallery in New York City’s SoHo neighbourhood. The exhibition, which …

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 Above: “Young Mothers,” Karl Parboosingh, 1965, oil on hardboard. By the Caribbean Journal staff A new exhibition at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands takes a look at the art of Jamaica in the 1960s and 1970s. This period …

 Above: After Heade: Moonlit Landscape, 2013, Edouard Duval-Carrié’s By the Caribbean Journal staff An upcoming solo exhibition at the new Perez Art Museum in Miami will feature the work of acclaimed Haitian artist Edouard Duval-Carrié’s. The exhibition, “Imagined Landscapes,” which …

 Above: last year’s Quand l’Art se fait femme festival in Martinique (Photo: RM) By the Caribbean Journal staff An extended festival in Martinique next month will be celebrating the work of female artists on the island. The celebration is called …

 Above: Gary Nader Fine Art in Miami’s Wynwood neighbourhood By the Caribbean Journal staff Noted art collector Gary Nader is planning to build what he is calling a “world-class” Latin American Art Museum in Miami, he announced Tuesday. In a …

 Above: John Cox By the Caribbean Journal staff The Baha Mar resort is planning to put a major emphasis on the arts, having named local artist John Cox as the new “Creative Arts Director” for the $3.5 million project. Cox, …

 Above: a photo from the exhibition By the Caribbean Journal staff Charleston, South Carolina has long been among the most “Caribbean” cities in the United States. The similarities between Charleston and islands like Barbados in architecture, food, dialect and social …

 People go to the Caribbean for all kinds of reasons — many of which we’ve written about. But there is another kind of traveler — the one who seeks adventure not just on the beach or in the water, but in …

 Above: the MUPANAH museum in Haiti It isn’t the first thing you think about when you visit the Caribbean. But the Caribbean actually has a large number of high-quality museums featuring art, culture, history and more. From smaller art institutions …

 Above: Chevy’s Calypso Bar (all photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell NEVIS — Arms and legs shake, the rum flows freely, the music pulses and, if you concentrate, you can hear the soft reminder of the ocean just a few …

 Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba will be holding a Haitian Cultural Week in Havana beginning next week, Cuba’s government announced. The seven-day event will focus on a “large sample of artistic work and traditions” from Haiti. According …

 Above: Wolfgang Senatus (CJ Photo) Wolfgang Senatus, who was born in Port-au-Prince and was brought to Miami at the age of 2, has taken his brush to walls across the Little Haiti neighbourhood and Miami’s Wynwood area, helping to spearhead …

 Above: Sail to Klein by Janice Huckaby By Alexander Britell BONAIRE — For more than two decades, Janice Huckaby has been chronicling Bonaire, brush stroke by brush stroke. Across more than 700 paintings, Huckaby, who first came to the island …

 NASSAU has long been a hub of Caribbean tourism, but it’s now starting to draw for a new reason: art. As the creative sector continues to grow in the Bahamas, those who venture beyond Bay Street are starting to find …

 Above: Saint-Pierre, Martinique (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s Consulate in Martinique has launched a new programme to help local artists to share their creative talents. The progamme, which was launched to coincide with National Day celebrations, …

 Above: Promenade, Manuel Mathieu, Acrylic on Canvas (Photos by CJ)   By Alexander Britell MIAMI — A new generation of artists is turning traditional notions of Haitian art on their heads. And this week, as much of the art world descended …