The National Museum of Fine Arts of Havana showcases Cuban art from Spanish colonial times to this day. The museum occupies two buildings – the Palacio de Bellas Artes (Palace of Fine Arts), which is dedicated solely to Cuban Art, and the Palacio del Centro Asturiano (Palace of the Asturian Center), which features international art.
Art is an important part of Cuban culture and the collections in the Palace of Fine Arts show some of Cuba’s most influential artists such as Guillermo Collazo, René Portocarrero, Wifredo Lam, Leopoldo Romañach, Federico Beltrán Masses, Víctor Manuel, Jose A. Bencomo Mena, Domingo Ramos, Manuel Vega, and Raúl Martínez. Some of the most notable exhibits in the magnificent architectural masterpiece Centro Asturiano is the Spanish collection with an El Greco canvas, a 2000-year-old Roman mosaic, 5th-century BC Greek pots, and the British Room with a beautiful Gainsborough canvas.
Calle Trocadero e/ Zulueta y Monserrate, Havana, Cuba, Phone:537-862-1643 Photo: diegograndi/Fotolia
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