Green Machine: The Art of Carlos Luna surveys the extensive body of work of Carlos Luna, one of the foremost contemporary Cuban artists, explores the concerns with the passage of time and the evocative nature of memory and imagination that motivate it, and delves into the rich Cuban rural culture upon which it draws. Through his art, Luna seeks to replace what he views as a Cuban preoccupation with politically charged western notions and over-reliance on external contemporary art trends with a prouder vision of Cuban national identity that uses art to construct a realm of pride, innovation, and renewal. Central to this process is Luna’s focus on Cuba’s oft-forgotten rural culture and its contribution to broader Cuban society. Luna encourages his Cuban audience to learn how to understand their culture and to unlearn historical elitist and politically charged notions,

Read More: Contemporary Cuban painter Carlos Luna exhibits at the Frost Art Museum in Miami