Culture

Famous Artists from Cuba

List of the most popular artists from Cuba, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries artists have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of entertainment. Whether they're known for painting, sculpting, etching or drawing, the famous Cuban artists on this list have kept that tradition alive by creating renowned pieces of art that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Cuban artists, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

This list features artists like Belkis Ayón and Miguel Cerejido.

This list answers the questions, "Which famous artists are from Cuba?" and "Who are the most well-known Cuban artists?"

For further information on these historic Cuban artists, click on their names. If you're a fine art lover use this list of celebrated Cuban artists to discover some new paintings that you will enjoy.
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  • Ana Mendieta
    Untitled, from the series Silueta Works in Iowa, Imagen de Yagul
    • Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
    • Nationality: United States of America, Cuba
    • Art Forms: Sculpture, Video art
  • Wifredo Lam
    The Oracle and the Green Bird
    • Birthplace: Sagua La Grande, Cuba
    • Nationality: Cuba
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Catalina la Modista, El Gran Mambo, Empigated
    • Birthplace: Pinar del Río, Cuba
    • Nationality: Cuba
    • Art Forms: Sculpture, Ceramic art, Painting