Pork: An art exhibit featuring Cuba’s pigs, Fidel and Raul Castro

More coverage of Cuban dissident artist Danilo “El Sexto” Maldonado’s exhibit in Miami titled Pork.

Via Notes from the Cuban Exile Quarter:

Cuban artists and musicians put on performance “PORK” on South Beach

Performance art, rock n roll and Andy Warhol too…


On Thursday February 25th beginning at 7:30pm until late in the evening in South Beach Cuban graffiti artist Danilo Maldonado (El Sexto) was finally able to carry out his performance art piece that cost him 10 months in a Cuban prison. Two pigs named Fidel and Raul where at the center of an exhibition of drawings and paintings. In addition, Andy Warhol’s acclaimed film The Life of Juanita Castro was projected in Miami’s Market Gallery along with a performance by the Cuban punk rock band, Porno para Ricardo.

The exhibit will be open to the public from February 26 to March 17, from 12:00pm – 12:00 am daily. Market Gallery, 1420 Alton Road, Miami Beach, FL, 33139

Danilo Maldonado addresses the crowd with Ladies in White leader Bertha Soler

The event was organized by Market Gallery, Pollock Fine Art, and Human Rights Foundation.