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US Visa Restrictions Eased For Cuban Artists

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“Amigos, guajiros y borrachos” (Friends, farmers & drunkards) 2010 Oil & acrylic on canvas, 47” x 39"

The Obama administration is easing restrictions on visas issued to Cuban artists who refuse to defect or renounce their loyalty to the Cuban Revolution. The World’s Lorne Matalon profiles two artists who’ve come to the US from Cuba because of this opening.

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