Carlos Luna (b. 1969 in Pinar del Río, Cuba) Carlos Luna was admitted at the San Alejandro Academy of Fine Arts in Havana, he then transferred to The National School of Visual Arts (ENAP) and later to the Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA), in Havana, during one of Cuba’s most innovative and vigorous art movements, the so-called “Art of the 80’s,” which put Cuba back on the map of the international art world. Among more than 60 exhibitions in museums and institutions throughout the country are the Pablo Picasso Ceramics/Carlos Luna Paintings Show (Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL); Carlos Luna: The Great Mambo [El Gran Mambo] (Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA), Bass Museum of Art (Miami Beach, FL), American University Museum (Washington, D.C.), Polk Museum of Art (Lakeland, FL), Susquehanna Art Museum (Harrisburg, PA), Art Gallery of Lebanon Valley College (Annville, PA), and Heather James Fine Art (Palm Desert, CA). Carlos Luna has maintained an active presence in numerous international shows in Latin America and Europe, most notably as a special guest of the Salon d’Automne in Paris (France, 2012). The interest in Carlos Luna’s work is also evident in the growing demand for it at auctions all over the U.S. and especially at the major auction houses in New York City.
Carlos Luna, Hand painted ceramic, 2020, 15” ø.