Exhibition by U.S. Watercolorist James Richards to Open in Havana

HAVANA, Cuba, Jun 1 (acn) The exhibition “The Cuba of Hemingway in Watercolors” by U.S. artist James Richards will be opened on June 4th at the Ernest Hemingway Museum, former residence of the famous Nobel Literature Prize winner.

In the words of the artist, these watercolors offer a different and genuine look to today’s Cuba, where past and present intertwine with many environments, largely unchanged, which fed the imagination of Hemingway and of some of his best literary works, the www.cubasi.cu Web site reported on Monday.

The artistic work of James Richards crosses many creative boundaries. He is a designer, an author and an educator, whose interests and work projects include, creatively, urban design and landscape architecture. James Richards is associate professor of the School of Architecture at the University of Texas in Arlington and renowned professor of design in different workshops internationally. He is also founder and director of TOWNSCAPE Inc., an urban design consultancy. He is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects, and has been awarded the Bradford Williams medal of the Society in 2014, for his creativity and artistic contributions.

The exhibition precedes the carrying out of the Ernest Hemingway Colloquium, a meeting that every two years brings together several international experts in the study and preservation of cultural heritage related to this prominent U.S. writer.

 

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