Stealing Base: Cuba at Bat

   
  
 
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    Arles del Río,  Sin título , de la serie  Esperando que caigan las cosas del cielo, o Deporte Nacional  ( Untitled , from the series  Hoping that Things Fall from the Sky, or National Sport ), 2012. Oil and charcoal on paper, 55 x 75 in.

Arles del Río, Sin título, de la serie Esperando que caigan las cosas del cielo, o Deporte Nacional (Untitled, from the series Hoping that Things Fall from the Sky, or National Sport), 2012. Oil and charcoal on paper, 55 x 75 in.

Stealing Base: Cuba at Bat is a visual exploration of baseball through the varied perspectives of Cuban-born artists. The arrival of baseball in Cuba coincided with the emergence of the independence movement in 1868. The sport quickly became a collective emblem of national identity, and a love for baseball connects Cubans across race, religion, politics and geography.

 

From June 6, 2013 through September 6, 2013 at The 8th Floor, New York. 

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