Continuing with the Foundation’s cultural exchange program with Cuba, Gilbert Brownstone enriched the cuban patrimony, its people and their cultural institutions with a collection of a hundred graphic works of 19th and 20th century artists. The event took place January 25, 2010 at the Fine Arts Museum in Havana with a selection of nine works from the collection. The collection will be exhibited at the Museum of Fine Arts in Havana and At the Wilfredo Lam Center in Febrary 2010 and will then be available for exhibits throughout the island.

Signature de l'acte officiel au Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Havane, le 25 janvier 2010 : de gauche à droite : Jorge Fernandez, Directeur du Centre Wilfredo Lam, La Havane; Moraima Clavijo Colom, Directrice du Musée des Beaux-Arts de La Havane; Gilbert Brownstone; Ricardo Alarcón de Quesada, Président de l'Assemblée Nationale de Cuba; Abel Prieto Jiménez, Ministre de la Culture de Cuba; Rubén del Valle Lantarón, Président du Conseil des Arts Plastiques de Cuba

Signature of the official act Museum of Fine Arts oh Havana, January 25. 2010 with Jorge Fernandez, Director of Wilfredo Lam Center, Havana, Mraïma Clavijo Colom, Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Gilbert Brownstone, Ricardo ALarcon de Quesada, President of the National Assembly of Cuba, Abel Prieto Jimenez, Misnister of Culture or Cuba, Lantaron Rubel del Valle, Chairman of Pastic Arts of Cuba.

 

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Gilbert Brownstone speech, Opening of the exhibition of the Brownstone Donation, Wilfredo Lam Center, February 2010.

 

Exhibitions of graphic works of  Brownstone donation to the Cuban people :

2015: Mi amor al arte, mi amor a Cuba, XII. Havana Bienal.

2014: donation of new works to the Brownstone collection. Exhibition July 17 José Martí Memorial, Havana and to Santa Clara, Sancti Spíritu, Pinar del Rio and Holguin.

2013: Santiago de Cuba from July 24 to 30, Baracoa from July 27 to August 2 and Guantanamo 1st to August 7th, and Holguín.

2012: Exhibition « Mi amor por el arte, mi amor por Cuba » opened July 16, 2012 at the Museum Manuel Muñoz Cedeño, in Bayamo, Cuba. It presents 29 portraits of imaginary Pablo Picasso, taken from the donation of 108 works by 25 contemporary artists from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, January 25, 2010 Gilbert Brownstone made by the people of Cuba and dedicated to the five Cubans imprisoned in the United States.

In September 2011 the works circulating in the Province Camaguay at the Academia de las Artes « Vicentina de la Torre » from 14 to 21 September 2011 and Centro Provincial de Artes Plasticas from September 21 to 28, 2011 in Pinar del Rio.

In May 2010 Picasso Exhibition in Holguin, the series of 29 portraits of imaginary Picasso from the donation are presented to the Cuban people on the occasion of the International Festival « Las Romerías de Mayo » at the Art Center of Holguin.