José A. Vincench (born 1973) is a conceptual artist guided by issues that are relevant to Cuban social life and by his religious affiliation and political vision. The artist uses elements characteristic of religious Afro-Cuban rituals and breaks them down with graphic simplicity.
Vincench has held one-person exhibitions in Canada, Ecuador, the Republic of Cameroon, Switzerland, and leading galleries in Cuba, along with participating in five dozen group shows in leading galleries in North and South America and Europe. His works can be found in many private collections around the world.
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Message From La Habana: Six Contemporary Cuban Artists31 Aug - 21 Sep 2012Cuban artists today have the extraordinary good fortune of being their society’s super stars. In a society isolated from the industrialized world with travel restrictions for the average citizen, artists in Cuba make up an elite group that are allowed to travel abroad and make a living from their art...
Spotlight: Cuban ArtJosé Ángel Vincench & Ibrahim Miranda June 5, 2021International awareness of the persecution of Cuban artists has ebbed and flowed for decades. The latest chapter of this story was the momentous, globally-backed release of 33-year-old Cuban dissident Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara this week. An opinion columnist at the Wall Street Journal analyzed his release, noting America’s romanticized interested in Fidel Castro’s regime that obscured years of silent struggle: 'Intellectuals have long celebrated the revolutionary chic of Fidel Castro because he was anti-American. Never mind that Cuba violently suppresses thought and creativity....The despots’ playbook for six decades has been...