Agustin Drake has the answer. During the recent commemoration of the foundation of the Historical Museum of Matanzas 60 years ago, antecedent of the current Provincial Museum Palacio de Junco, the artist explained why the 19th century mansion is painted blue since its opening as a heritage protection institution in 1980. I noticed that with… Continue Reading »
The 113th anniversary of the birth of Martín Dihigo Llanos, the most complete of Cuban baseball players of all times, was celebrated on May 25th with great rejoicing in the city of Matanzas, where the so-called Immortal Baseball, took its first steps in this exciting sport. The day began with the traditional pilgrimage from the… Continue Reading »
For the first time, the city of Matanzas will serve as an extension of the XIII edition of the Havana Biennial, which will take place between April 12th and May 12th. The most important event of the visual arts in Cuba will have the participation of 64 artists, of them 25 people from Matanzas and… Continue Reading »
In recent days are seen around the Sculpture body located in the Liberation Square of Matanzas, temporary facilities created to initiate restoration after in October 2013, this was seriously affected by the bad behavior of a brigade belonging to the non-state sector hired by the City Company of Community Services.
The experienced plastic artist Agustín Drake from Matanzas almost put an end to the life-size sculpture of San Carlos Borromeo to be placed on the outside of the Cathedral of Matanzas , upon completion of the restoration work of the property .
One of the teachers of the visual arts in Matanzas, Agustín Drake says he still remains a visit to the former Republican Spain sugarmill in Perico, to feel the christ who shaped the beginning of the 60s.