By Andrew Shea Before traveling to Havana in late 2012 on a trip organized by New England gallerist Michelle Wojcik, envious American friends raised an insistent question: "How does an artist make a living in Cuba?" I'd been asking myself the very same thing. I'd read about Cuban artists' livelihood, and in 2011 spoke in person with a Havana-based artist about his means of support in the notoriously closed yet famously creative country. I met Luis Rodriguez (NOA) thanks to loosening of travel restrictions for cultural exchanges. Wojcik sponsored NOA's visit so he could open a show of his work at Galeria Cubana, her retail space... (Click link below to read article in full).
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