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Cuba Will Honor Guayasamin on His 90th Birthday
According to Prensa Latina news agency, during a ceremony held in Quito, Ecuador, Saskia, one of Guayasamin’s daughters, announced that an exhibition of contemporary paintings will open at Havana’s Museum of Fine Arts to mark the occasion.

For his part, Pedro Martinez Pires, deputy director of Radio Havana Cuba (RHC), recalled Guayasamin’s visit to Havana in 1961 and said that RHC will dedicate a pocket calendar to the artist on the occasion of his 90th birthday.

Representatives from the Guayasamin Foundation thanked Venezuela, the Cuban Habanos S.A. company, the Andean Corporation for Promotion, and other institutions for their contributions to continue building Guayasamin’s Chapel of Man, a cultural and architectonic space dedicated to Latin Americans peoples.


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