By Tim Padgett, WLRN Radio
February 25, 2015
In my interview this week with Fort Lauderdale philanthropist Stanley Goodman, he made a simple but salient observation about Latin American art:
“Latin America is more than Cuba.”
That fact still surprises some people in Miami-Dade County. But in Broward County – where Goodman and his wife Pearl are two of South Florida’s most prominent art collectors – it’s a less shocking idea.
Starting tonight, one of South Florida’s most prominent cultural institutions – the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale – will help remedy our Cuba-centric art inclinations. It’s hosting a sweeping new exhibition that reminds us where Latin America’s modern aesthetic had its first real boom: in Mexico.
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