Discover Yoan Capote a very talented Cuban carver

‘Yoan Capote, a young Cuban artist who came to international notice in the 2001 Havana Biennale, creates paradoxical images with political and psychological overtones. In sculptures and beautifully crafted academic drawings (all 2004), he merges human organs with inanimate objects, rearranges the human body and reinvents the purposes of everyday things. (…) Capote’s work is both thought-provoking and humorous. He brings to mind the absurdist impossibilities of Rene Magritte, overlaid with a sense of nostalgia for physical experience in an increasingly digital world’

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