TALKING HEADS: ROCíO RODRÍGUEZ & MARIO PETRIRENA ON FINDING REFUGE IN ART

BURNAWAY: The Voice of Art in the South, July 21, 2017
Atlanta artists Mario Petrirena and Rocío Rodríguez both came to the US as refugees from Cuba as children. They recently sat down to discuss how this experience impacted their childhood, their perceptions of American culture and of themselves, and how it has affected in different ways their work as artists.

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WOMEN OF COLOR FIND THEIR RIGHTFUL PLACE IN THE HISTORY OF AMERICAN ABSTRACTION

According to the Kemper Museum Magnetic Fields is the first museum exhibit in the US to show abstract artwork created exclusively by women of color.

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