Roberto Fabelo o fundar una mirada by Rafael Acosta de Arriba
If it were affirmed that Roberto Fabelo is the greatest draftsman that Cuban art has had in all its history, no exaggeration would be expressed. However, I think that this judgment would be, despite the enormous recognition it entails, a narrow criterion...Read more
Seeing life through Roberto Fabelo´s visionary eyes by Paul Laster
Celebrated as a fne draughtsman from the very onset of his illustrious career in the early-1980s, Roberto Fabelo worked his way into other mediums one step at a time. Often discussed in the context of Old Masters, such as Hieronymus Bosch, Francisco de Goya and Honoré Daumier, the 68-year-old Cuban artist...Read more
Roberto Fabelo's smoke dream
What does the rhinoceros have to do with the sophisticated world of Havana? What if this powerful animal climbs a mountain of silver mermaids with aracola helmets? What if we also talk about a rhinoceros that, like the navigator, has lost all its strength and determination in the face of the sensuality of the fish-woman and...Read more
Roberto Fabelo’s visionary madness by Danielle Knafo.
Roberto Fabelo’s art mixes various levels of being with eerie precision and symbolic import as he restructures the boundaries between the real and the imagined, treasure and trash, human and animal, angel and demon. As with his graphic art, Fabelo’s sculptural and installation works create a phantasmagorical realm where...Read more
Mythic Magic And Morbid Memory: Roberto Fabelo’s Visionary Fantasies, by Donald Kuspit.
What is one to make of Roberto Fabelo’s wide-ranging art, with its different subject matters—human faces and figures, animals and inanimate objects, sometimes all thrown together, sometimes...?Read more