José Luis Fariñas Cuban, b. 1972


Comprising essays, articles, commentaries, reviews, interviews and videos.


Chimera Drawings, Geijutsu Shincho (review), July 2012, pg. 127, Japan



Great Minds of the 21st Century, American Biographic Institute, North Carolina, 2008

Conference on Cuban Art, Gustavo Orta, Miami Dade College, Florida, 2008

 Cuba (story) Raquel Roca, ELLE magazine, Spain, Hachette. S. A. No. 259, 2008

Fariñas: black fire upon white fire (trial) Juana Garcia Abbas Semiosis, Universidad Veracruzana, December 2008



Luis Fariñas. Catalonia ABC Journal, April 2007

Cervantes, the soldier ... (Introductory remarks), Mauro Ermine. National Library of Madrid 2007.

Cervantes, the soldier ... (Commentary). Juan Jose Izquierdo. Ediciones LIBER editor. National Library of Madrid, 2007

The Quixote-Cervantes de María Teresa León and Ediciones LIBER, Raquel Roca, ELLE, Dec. 2007, Madrid, 2007

Interview, The Jiribilla No. 314, 2007

Cervantes, the soldier ... (Words). Aitana Alberti. National Library of Madrid 2007.

The Ministry of Culture awards the prizes to the best books published in Spain ... (Article), EFE,, April 2007

 Confessions of José Luis Fariñas (interview), Hugo Luis Sánchez, Sol y Son, No. 5, 2007, La Habana



Cervantes, the soldier ... (Prologue), Almudena Grandes, Ediciones LIBER, Pamplona, 2006

The printing of the treasure in the Fira de Barcelona: First National Award in the category of art books for bibliophiles to Cervantes, the soldier ... Ediciones LIBER, illustrated by José

Fariñas: black fire upon white fire. Test. Juana Garcia Abbas Semiosis, Universidad Veracruzana, December 2006

Cuban Contemporary Art (book of essays), Carina Pino Santos, Ediciones Ponton, Madrid, 2006

Allgemeines Künstler-Lexicon (dictionary of artists of all times, the Successor of the Thieme-Becker),

Michael Nungesser, Leipzig (in the editorial process), 2006

José Martí, representative images, nineteenth and twentieth centuries (monograph), Jorge Bermudez



Letras Cubanas, ICL, La Habana, 2003

(Art Critic Award "Guy Pérez de Cisneros", National Council of Plastic Arts, Havana, 2003)



Cuban Painters (documentary), Sandra Carter and J. Mossek, Public Broadcasting Service, PBS, NewYork, 2002

Fariñas: black fire upon white fire (trial) Juana Garcia Abbas Revista Universidad de La Habana, No. 256

Writing of chaos (trial), Carina Pino-Santos, La Mirada, Editora Abril, La Habana, 2002



The magic of Fariñas, Enrique Pineda Barnet, video art, La Habana, 2001

Happen mirrors, 43 Cuban artists, M. A. Baez, National Council of Plastic Arts, Havana, 2001

Havana today (documentary) Cecilia Ricciarelli, Office of the Borgo, Rome 2001

The fantastic figures Fariñas (article) Arboláez Lucia, Cuba Internacional, La Habana, 2001



Farina (interview, photos), Bob Karlovits, Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh, 07.04.2000

Cuban Exposition (critical review), John Hayes, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Pittsburgh, 08/04/2000

Cuba 2000 Exposition (article), Iris M. Samson, The Jewish Chronicle, Pittsburgh, 10/04/2000

The painter of the Invisible (article), Toni Pinera, Granma International, Havana, 23/01/2000

Dictionary of Art (138-139), Ursuline Cruz, People and Education, Abana / Madrid, 2000



Cuban Art: A Quest for a New Identity (essay), Carlos M. Luis, The Americas Art Museum and MizelMuseum of Judaica: Cuban Jewish Art Today, Denver, Colorado, dic-feb/99

Atoms drawn (article), Toni Pinera, Granma, Havana, 10.13.1999

Rare fossils of memory (article), Toni Pinera, Options, Havana, 10.24.1999



A Creative Renewal (Article), Dianne Suckerman, The Scene, Denver, 28/12/1998

Cuban Jewish Art Today (Article), Diann Suckerman, Denver Post, Denver, 12/16/1998

Fariñas: the art of scratching (essay), José Prats Sariol, UNION, Havana, 23/98

Latin American Studies Program ... (Review), Chronicle, Ithaca, New York, 03.19.1998

Cuban Jewish Art Today (review), Newsletter of the Museo de Las Americas, Denver, 1998

Mizel Museum exhibition Cuban feature (article), The Colorado Statesman, Colorado, 12/04/1998

Cuban Jewish Art Today! (Review), Denver Rocky Mountain News, Denver, 12/10/1998

Innervision (article) Dayly Camera, Colorado, 12/16/1998



The divine hell Fariñas (trial), Alexander Perez, Revolution and Culture, No.2, 1996, La Habana

contemporary Cuban painting (experiment), Carlos Weil, Friendliness, Panama, 5 / 96

Farina, L. Arboláez, No.291 Cuba Internacional, La Habana, XXXII

Farina or the metamorphosis before dawn (essay), Ramon Oviero. Catalogue of the Bernheim Gallery, Panama.



Bernheim Gallery presents (note), Art Nexus, April-June 1995

Bernheim Gallery (note), Cable Guide, Panama, 5 / 95

Bernheim Gallery (note), Cable Guide, Panama, 6 / 95



Fariñas explained in Art (review), Federico Farrington, Inside, San Juan de Puerto Rico 04/13/1994



José Luis Fariñas (plaquette), Irina Leyva, Ediciones "Z", La Habana, 1993

Numerous programs of national television channels have been dedicated to Cuban his work.


Interviews, views, and comments about his life and work have appeared among many others, on the websites of The Jiribilla,, and