October 21st 2007
The First Mark opened at Convento San Francisco de Asis in Havana City in October 2007. The exhibition will tour Cuba through March 2008. Check "About the Exhibition" for dates and locations.
October 20th 2007
The First Mark was featured on Cuban television. Go to "In the News" to see the news story.
First Mark is an exhibition of paintings and sculptures by Peter Nadin, organized by the Wifredo Lam Contemporary Art Center in Havana City, Cuba.
The exhibition is currently up at Convento San Francisco de Asis, Havana City, Cuba. It will begin to tour Cuba in November, 2007.
First Mark on tour:
Museo de Arte de Pinar del Ro (MAPRI), Pinar del Ro, Cuba: November-December, 2007
Centro Provincial de Arte La Habana, San Antonio de los Baos, Cuba: January - February, 2008
Centro Provincial de Arte Matanzas, Matanzas, Cuba: February - March, 2008
Galera de Arte de Crdenas, Crdenas, Cuba: March - April, 2008
A catalogue published by Charta accompanies the exhibition. It features color and black and white illustrations. A poem by Peter Nadin, essays by Rubén del Valle Lantarón, Pablo Armando Fernandez, Richard Milazzo, and Andrew McCarron, as well as a foreword by Pamela Ruiz, appear in both English and Spanish.
Available through Charta.
First Mark on television:
First Mark on Cuban television
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First Mark in the press:
Ana Margarita Snchez Soler, El primer trazo, una buena propuesta para octubre, Radio Metropolitana, October 10, 2007.
Rafael Grillo, Extraer arte de la naturaleza, CubAhora, October 10, 2007.
Raquel Martori, El pintor angloamericano Peter Nadin revela en Cuba sus nuevas obras, Cubanet, October 8, 2007.
Teresa de Jess Torres Espinosa, El primer trazo de Peter Nadin irrumpe en la zona ms antigua de La Habana, Direccin de Patrimonio Cultural, October 6, 2007.
Texts from the newspaper accompanying the First Mark exhibition:
"Foreword" | "Prólogo"
"Peter Nadin in Habana" | "Un Trazo de Nadin en La Habana"
Rubén del Valle Lantarón
"Free Forms" | "Formas Libres"
"A Trip to the Abbatoir" | "Un Viaje al Matadero"
"Visiting Old Field Farm" | "Visita a Old Field Farm"
"Philip Larratt-Smith in Conversation with Peter Nadin" |
"Philip Larratt-Smith Conversa con Peter Nadin"
Films and videos are also available on YouTube.