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Fidel y Guayasamin
Almost a hundred works integrate the exhibition ''An Embrace from Guayasamín for Fidel'' with venue at the National Museum of Fine Arts, as part of the activities organized by the Foundation Oswaldo Guayasamín paying homage to President Fidel Castro's 80th birthday.

The exhibition with almost 50 paintings and the rest graphics in the techniques of lithograph, etchings, silkscreen, and mixed, the exhibition constitutes the return to the prestigious Havanian cultural institution after 24 years of the celebration of an exhibition of the Ecuadorian artist who died in year 1999 at the age of 79 years old.

Some of the works are seen in Cuba for the first time, others are exposed at the House Oswaldo Guayasamín of Old Havana and the others belong to private collectors who agreed to lend them to the Museum for the occasion.

The sample portrays the different genres approached by the deceased painter, from paintings in which he puts forward the psychological expression and the strength of the soul rather than the physical characteristics of the models and still natures with the thematic of flowers and urban landscapes of Quito, with marked geometric strokes, among others.

The closing session of the festivities for the Leader of the Cuban Revolutions birthday will take place today in the afternoon at Karl Marx Theater, of Havana, as climax of an intense agenda which began last Tuesday, demonstrating the universal and solidary character that encourages the Cuban Revolution and its historical leader.

For two days the capital Convention Palace housed more than 1 400 personalities from 81 countries from different latitudes who attended the International Colloquy Memory and Future: Cuba and Fidel which it has allowed a rich reflection about the internationalist character of the Cuban revolutionary process and of its main inspiring figure.

Besides among the outstanding activities it was the huge Concert All the Voices All, of this Thursday in the Anti-imperialist Tribune José Martí.

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