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A total of 120 art works by 40 Cuban artists will be shown in a joint exhibit opening May 22nd in Malaysia to mark the 50th anniversary of the independence of that Asian country.

The exhibit -called "Independence, Presumptions, Agreements: An Homage to the Independence of Malaysia through Cuban Art"- is a collection by the most important painters from the Cuban western province of Pinar del Rio.

The Cuban ambassador to Malaysia, Pedro Monzon, said the island has made inroads in Malaysia while other exhibits have been set up in Japan, United States, Europe and Latin America.

The showcase presents different genre ranging from landscapes to abstract paintings by artists who include Pedro Pablo Oliva, Arturo Montoto, Ulises Bretana, Jesus Gastel, Esteban Diaz, Pedro Suarez, Humberto Hernandez and Raul Garcia.

The exhibit will open at the Maybank Bank and run until June 22nd. The Cuban embassy will also organize a cultural festival this summer as part of Malaysia independence celebrations observed on August 31st

Source: Cubarte

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