Tuesday, May 26, 2015

(Miami) A Celebration of Roberto Estopiñán (1921-2015)

Join the UM Cuban Heritage Collection and Cuban Museum | Museo Cubano in honoring the life and work of Cuban-born sculptor Roberto Estopiñán, who passed away in January at the age of 93. The evening will include readings by the poets Alina Galliano and Gastón Álvaro; remarks by Estopiñán’s nephew Victor Alberto Garrido and the art historian Alejandro Anreus; and a recognition of his widow, Carmina Benguría. The program will be followed by a screening of the documentary Artists in Exile: Roberto Estopiñán (1994, 30 minutes) by the late Cuban-American television writer and producer Ray Blanco.

From the artist’s estate per his wishes, a selection of works on paper by Roberto Estopiñán will be donated to the Cuban Museum. The Cuban Heritage Collection has received 46 of his sketchbooks, some of which will be on display.

Reception sponsored by the Amigos of the Cuban Heritage Collection.

Thursday, May 28 at 7:00pm
UM Cuban Heritage Collection
1300 Memorial Dr
Coral Gables, Florida 33146

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