Fuster : The People's Artist
Photography by Katharina Gilcher - Text by Katharina Gilcher
Image ID: 459KG_NV - 40 photos
The presence of Jose' Fuster can be felt even before reaching his house in Jaimanitas, a small fishing village near La Havana. The exuberance, the colours and the irony of the artist have influenced the whole neighbourhood, doning light to its inhabitants. The painter, engraver and potter, was born in 1946 in Caibarien, in the province of Villa Clara, and studied at "La Escuela para Instructores de Artes" from 1963 to 1965. Fuster is a member of "Union Nacional de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba (UNEAC)", his work has been exhibited in personal and collective exhibitions, all over the world, even in the United States, where he is forbidden to enter. Moreover, for the supporters of the Bush administration, buying art from Jose' Fuster, means giving money to Castro and the Cuban government. It is not only his genius that we want to narrate, it is the generosity of his soul which is impressive. Fuster, together with his neighbourhood of friends, has been able to transform the whole area, with advantages for the entire community, not only for himself. (More) ...
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