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Monogragh and Solo Exhibition Catalogues


2017

Thompson Goizueta, Elizabeth. Rafael Soriano | The Artist as Mystic. Exhibition Catalog (English/Spanish). McMullen Museum, Boston College, Boston, MA, 2017.

Essays by Roberto Cobas Amate, Claude Cernuschi, Ph.D., Roberto Goizueta, Ph.D., Alejandro Anreus, Ph.D. and Elizabeth Thompson Goizueta.

2011

Rosada, Jesus, Rafael Soriano | Other Worlds Within, A Sixty Year Retrospective, Exhibition Catalogue (English/Spanish). Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, 2011.

Essays by Alejandro Anreus, Ph.D., Paula Harper, Ph.D. and Jesus Rosado. January 29- March 27, 2011.

1998

Pau-Llosa, Ricardo. Rafael Soriano and the Poetics of Light. Miami: Ediciones Habana Vieja (English/Spanish) edition 1998.

Mentions in Books and Group Exhibition Catalogues


2016

McEwen, Abigail. “Cuba’s Concretos and the Constructivist Turn.” Revolutionary Horizons, Art and Polemics in 1950s Cuba. New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 2016: 46-48, 103,142, 144, 167, 171, 144-145.

Zwirner, Lucas, et al. Concrete Cuba, Cuban Geometric Abstraction from the 1950s. New York, NY: David Zwirner Books, 2016.

2015

Gago, Beatriz. “Catálogo, Rafael Soriano.” Más que 10 Concretos. Madrid: Fundación Arte Cubano & Artes Gráficas Palermo, 2015: 143-155.

 2014

Ramos, Carmen E. “Rafael Soriano.”, Our America, the Latino Presence in American Art. Washington, DC: Smithsonian American Art Museum in association with D Giles Limited, London. 2014: 70, 318-321.

 2012

Fontanals-Cisneros, Ella, Pulses of abstraction in Latin America, The Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection, 2012.

2011

Fundación Juan March. América fria, La abstracción geométrica en Latinoamérica (134-1973). Madrid, 11 de febreo al 15 de mayo de 2011: 290-291.

Gómez-Sicre, José Ç. Contemporary Latin American Artists of the Southeastern United States and the Esso Collection of the Lowe Museum. Exhibition Catalogue. Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, September 1978.

2004

Bosch, Lynette M. F. Cuban American Art in Miami: Exile, Identity and the Neo-Baroque. Burlington: Lund Humphries, 2004: 48-50.

2000

Valdés, Gustavo “Rafael Soriano a solas con la luz.” Ars Atelier, Union City, NJ, October 21, 2000.

1999

Norman, Carol. “Latin American Artists.” Exhibition Catalogue for traveling exhibition, of the same name. Slocumb Galleries. East Tennessee State University. Johnson City, TN, August 1997 – March 1999.

1996

The Dictionary of Art. London. Macmillan Publishers, 1996. Individual artist entry. Vol. 29: 81. Latin American Artists entry in the U.S. Vol. 18: 834.

1995

Pau-Llosa, Ricardo. “Rafael Soriano: Light’s Way.” Text in Solo Exhibition Catalogue. Museum of Art. Ft. Lauderdale, September 1995.

1994

Pita, Juana Rosa. Una estación en tren, Painting Naturaleza Onírica. Front cover, Letras de Ora. University of Miami, 1994.

1993

Mendelowitz, Daniel M. & Duane A. Wakeham. A Guide to Drawing. 5th ed. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1993: 7 & 9.

1992

Pau-Llosa, Ricardo. “Light as Utterance.” Solo Exhibition Catalogue. Gary Nader Fine Art. Coral Gables, FL, August 1992.

1991

Pau-Llosa, Ricardo. “Cuban Art in South Florida.” Cuban Exiles in Florida: Their Presence and Contribution, ed. Antonio Jorge et al. North-South Center, University of Miami, 1991: 251-266.

1990

Vega, María. “Rafael Soriano: El Premio ‘Expresiones Hispanas’.” Viajando, Vol. 2, No. 1, Enero 1990: 46-47.

1989

Outside Cuba/Fuera de Cuba, book-length Catalogue accompanying exhibition co-published by Rutgers University and the University of Miami, 1989. Contains essays by Illeana Fuentes-Pérez, Graciela Cruz-Taura and Ricardo Pau-Llosa. Section on Rafael Soriano: 186-191.

Pau-Llosa, Ricardo. “Identity and Variations: Cuban Visual Thinking in Exile since 1959.” Outside Cuba/Fuera de Cuba. Exhibition Catalogue. Rutgers University & University of Miami, 1989.

1988

Expresiones Hispanas: Coors National Hispanic Art Exhibit and Tour. Exhibition Catalogue. Texts by Giulio Blanc, Miguel Dominguez and Félix Angel. 1988-89.

Encuentro De La Cultura Cubana. Vol. 28/29. Primavera/Verano de 2003. Front and back cover. Illustrations throughout edition.

¡Mira! Canadian Club Hispanic Art Tour, III. Exhibition Catalogue. Texts by Inverna Lockpez, Susana Torrella-Leval and Ricardo Pau-Llosa, 1988.

Sanjurno Casciero, Annick. “La estética y el mensaje.” Americas. September – October1988: 57-58.

1987

Rieff, David. Going to Miami: Exiles, Tourists and Refugees in the New America, Boston and Toronto: Little, Brown & Co., 1987: 125.

1986

Pau-Llosa, Ricardo. “Identifying the Links Between Photography and Painting in Latin American Visual Thinking.” Exhibition Catalogue. New Traditions: Thirteen Hispanic Photographers, opened at the New York State Museum, Albany, NY, October 1986 and traveled through 1990.

1983

Blanc, Giulio. Exhibition Catalogue “The Miami Generations.” Cuban Museum of Arts and Culture. Miami, October 1983: 15.

Blanc, Giulio. Exhibition Catalogue. “Cuban Artists of the Twentieth Century,” Museum of Art. Ft. Lauderdale, 1993.

1982

Arias de Canal, Fredo, ed., Antología Cósmica de Ocho Poetas Cubanas. México: Artists/U.S.A., 7th edition. The Foundation for the Advancement of Artists. 1982: 126.

Martínez, Juan. Exhibition Catalogue. “Origins of Modern Cuban Painting.” Miami-Dade Community College, New World Center Campus, Miami, FL, August 1982.

1980

Gómez-Sicre, José Ç. Solo Exhibition Catalogue. De Armas Gallery, Miami, FL 1980.

Pau-Llosa, Ricardo. Solo Exhibition Catalogue. De Armas Gallery, Miami, FL 1980.

Pau-Llosa, Ricardo. Exhibition Catalogue. “The Figure in Latin American Art.” Bass Museum of Art. Miami Beach, FL, 1980.

1977

AMP International Catalogue of Modern Art. “Soriano.” Milan, Italy, 1977-78: 355.

Frente de Afirmación Hispanista, A.C. Illustrated on front cover and eight within, 1998.

Arte Actual de Iberoamérica. Exhibition catalogue. Instituto de Cultura Hispánica. Madrid, Spain, May 1977.

Homenaje a la Pintura Latinoamericana. Exhibition Catalogue. San Salvador, El Salvador, May 1977.

1974

La Enciclopedia de Cuba. Vol 5 “Artes, Sociedad, Filosofía.” San Juan, Puerto Rico & Madrid, Spain:

Enciclopedia y Clásicos Cubanos, Inc. 1974.

1968

Volsky, George. Solo Exhibition Catalogue. Pageant Gallery. Miami, FL, 1968.

1962

Desnoes, Edmundo. Pintores Cubanos. La Habana, Cuba, Publicado por Ediciones Revolución, August 1962.

Pierre, José. La Sculpture de Cárdenas, Bruxelles: La Connaissance. 1971: 110. Photo & note on a Joint Exhibition of works by Agustín Cárdenas and Rafael Soriano.

Pintores Cubanos, Havana, Cuba: Ediciones R. 1962: 236.

1958

Primera Bienal Interamerican de Pintura y Grabado. Exhibition Catalogue. “Sección: Cuba.” Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, México, DF, June 6, 1958.

Museum of Modern Art of Latin America. Recent Acquisitions. Exhibition Catalogue. OAS, Washington, DC: 61.

 

Periodicals


 2017

Guliksen, Josie. “Art Basel may be over, but there’s still lots to see in Miami.” Miami.com, December 13, 2017: http://www.miami.com/things-to-do-in-miami/art-basel-may-be-over-but-theres-still-lots-of-art-to-see-in-miami-177999/

Sokel, Brett. “Rafael Soriano’s Life and Paintings.” The New York Times, Arts. December 5, 2017: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/05/arts/rafael-soriano-paintings.html

Leal, Gloria. “Rafael Soriano, pintor y místico cubano.” el Nuevo Herald, Artes Y Letras. diciembre 7, 2017: http://www.elnuevoherald.com/vivir-mejor/artes-letras/article188551519.html

Editors. “The top ten shows to see in Miami this week.” The Art Newspaper. December 4, 2017: http://theartnewspaper.com/news/the-top-ten-shows-to-see-in-miami-this-week

Benson, Germaine. “Museum Must.” Modern Luxury Miami, The Art Issue, Miami, FL, December 2017: https://modernluxury.com/modern-luxury-miami/digital-edition

Editors, “Rafael Soriano opens at Frost Art Museum FIU: Kicks off Miami’s Art Basel Season. Artdaily.com. November 5, 2017: http://artdaily.com/news/99890/Rafael-Soriano-opens-at-Frost-Art-Museum-FIU–Kicks-off-Miami-s-Art-Basel-season#.WjWI7COZN-V

Editors. “Rafael Soriano: The Artist as Mystic, at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum.” ArtNexus. October 23, 2017: http://www.artnexus.com/Notice_View.aspxDocumentID=31073&utm_content=&utm_source=VerticalResponse&utm_medium=Email&utm_term=u0023735big{45b0173183f9ef9b7c11b37f2019be830df68167c56c5498a1f50eadb1356c18}2Ejpg&utm_campaign=NOTICIAS{45b0173183f9ef9b7c11b37f2019be830df68167c56c5498a1f50eadb1356c18}20ARTNEXUS{45b0173183f9ef9b7c11b37f2019be830df68167c56c5498a1f50eadb1356c18}20DE{45b0173183f9ef9b7c11b37f2019be830df68167c56c5498a1f50eadb1356c18}20LA{45b0173183f9ef9b7c11b37f2019be830df68167c56c5498a1f50eadb1356c18}20SEMANA

Editors. “La vida creative del pintor cubano Rafael Soriano llega a un museo de Miami.” Hoy Los Angeles (Spanish Los Angeles Times). November 3, 2017: http://www.hoylosangeles.com/efe-3428287-13532696-20171103-story.html

Editors, “La vida creative del pintor cubano Rafael Soriano llega a un museo de Miami.” Yahoo! Noticias. November 3, 2017: https://es-us.noticias.yahoo.com/vida-creativa-pintor-cubano-rafael-soriano-llega-museo-203200806.html

Editors. “La vida creative del pintor cubano Rafael Soriano llega a un museo de Miami.” LatinX Today 24/7. November 3, 2017: http://www.latinxtoday.com/6467_ultima-hora/4921377_la-vida-creativa-del-pintor-cubano-rafael-soriano-llega-a-un-museo-de-miami.html

Editors. “La vida creative del pintor cubano Rafael Soriano llega a un museo de Miami.” Informe21.com. November 3, 2017: https://informe21.com/arte-y-espectaculos/la-vida-creativa-del-pintor-cubano-rafael-soriano-llega-a-un-museo-de-miami

Editorial Department. “Rafael Soriano: The Artist as Mystic Show Opens Nov. 4-Jan. 28.” November 11, 2017: https://flossmagazine.com/2017/11/01/rafael-soriano-the-artist-as-mystic-show-opens-nov-4-jan-28/

Ellin, Abby. “Cuban Art Outshines Politics.” The New York Times, Arts | Fine Arts & Exhibits. New York, October 24,2017: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/24/arts/cuba-art-politics.html

Editors. The Farber Foundation. “Fall Preview: Art x Cuba, Abstracting History, Adiós Utopia & More, A season of shows spotlighting Cuban art & artists.” CubanArtNews.com. August 31, 2017: http://www.cubanartnews.org/news/fall-preview-art-x-cuba-abstracting-history-adios-utopia-more1/6314

Benoit, Morgan. “For Art Basel, the Frost celebrates Latin American culture.” FIU News. Miami, FL, November 28, 2017: https://news.fiu.edu/2017/11/for-art-basel-the-frost-celebrates-latin-american-culture/117366

Editors. “Univision donates art collection to Frost Art Museum FIU in Miami.” ArtDaily.com, August 23, 2017: http://artdaily.com/news/98264/Univision-donates-art-collection-to-Frost-Art-Museum-FIU-in-Miami#.WjWC5COZN-W

Morris, Asia. “Rafael Soriano: Story of an Acclaimed Abstractionist, Cuban Exile, Universal Painter.” Long Beach Post, Arts & Culture. Long Beach, CA, September 15, 2017: https://lbpost.com/life/arts-culture/2000011476-rafael-soriano-story-of-an-acclaimed-abstractionist-cuban-exile-universal-painter

Charnes, Deborah. “Restrospective at Long Beach Museum of Art: Soriano Soars to the Highest Reaches of Heaven.” Chron. Houston, TX, April 14, 2017: http://blog.chron.com/traveler/2017/04/retrospective-at-long-beach-museum-of-art-soriano-soars-to-the-highest-reaches-of-heaven/

Stromberg, Matt. “A Discussion of the Cuban Avant-Garde and Revolution.” Hyperallergic. June 28, 2017: https://hyperallergic.com/387669/a-discussion-of-the-cuban-avant-garde-and-revolution/?utm_source=email&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=sw

C, Stephen. “12 of the best art events happening in L.A. in coming months.” TimeOut Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA, April 21, 2017: https://www.timeout.com/los-angeles/blog/12-of-the-best-art-events-happening-in-l-a-in-the-coming-months-042017

McQuaid, Cate. “From Cuba to the cosmos with Rafael Soriano.” The Boston Globe, Art Review. Boston, MA, February 9, 2017: https://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/art/2017/02/08/from-cuba-cosmos/ZLsu949BejOU8FgBmKV99I/story.html

Editors. “New traveling exhibit showcases 100 masterpieces from one of the greatest artist in exile.” Artdaily.com. March 19, 2017: http://artdaily.com/news/94549/New-traveling-exhibit-showcases-100-masterpieces-from-one-of-the-greatest-artists-in-exile#.WjWHDiOZN-V

Powers, Keith. “ON EXHIBIT: Cuban painter Rafael Soriano at the McMullen.” MetroWest Daily News. March 13, 2017: http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/entertainment/20170313/on-exhibit-cuban-painter-rafael-soriano-at-mcmullen

West, Shannon. “McMullen Museum’s Soriano Exhibit Entertains and Impresses.” The Gavel, the progressive student voice of Boston College. Boston, MA, January 31, 2017: http://www.bcgavel.com/2017/01/31/mcmullen-museums-soriano-exhibit-entertains-impresses/

Editors, “’Rafael Soriano: The Artist as Mystic’, retrospective en Boston.” Diario De Cuba, January 31, 2017: http://www.diariodecuba.com/cultura/1485864328_28573.html

Editors, The Farber Foundation. “Soriano Rediscovered: The Artist as Mystic” Cuban Art News. January 24, 2017: http://www.cubanartnews.org/news/soriano-rediscovered-the-artist-as-mystic/5857

2016

Smith, Roberta. “’Concrete Cuba’ Visits a Quiter Period of Latin American Modernism.” The New York Times, Art & Design, Art Review. New York, NYJanuary 14, 2016: http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/01/15/arts/design/concrete-cuba-visits-a-quieter-period-of-latin-american-modernism.html?contentCollection=weekendreads&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=c-column-middle-span-region{45b0173183f9ef9b7c11b37f2019be830df68167c56c5498a1f50eadb1356c18}C2{45b0173183f9ef9b7c11b37f2019be830df68167c56c5498a1f50eadb1356c18}AEion=c-column-middle-span-region&WT.nav=c-column-middle-span-region&_r=0&referer=

Donica, Kim. “Concrete Cuba.” David Zwirner Gallery Press Release. New York, NY January 2016: https://www.davidzwirner.com/sites/default/files/concretecuba_pressrelease2016_dzny_final1.pdf

Editors. “Concrete Cuba, David Zwirner, London.” Aesthetica. September 15, 2015: http://www.aestheticamagazine.com/concrete-cuba-david-zwirner-london-2/

2015

Editors. “Obituary, Rafael Soriano.” ArtNexus. April 17, 2015: http://www.artnexus.com/Notice_View.aspx?DocumentID=28509&utm_content=laura{45b0173183f9ef9b7c11b37f2019be830df68167c56c5498a1f50eadb1356c18}40laurablanco.com&utm_source=VerticalResponse&utm_medium=Email&utm_term=More{45b0173183f9ef9b7c11b37f2019be830df68167c56c5498a1f50eadb1356c18}2E{45b0173183f9ef9b7c11b37f2019be830df68167c56c5498a1f50eadb1356c18}2E{45b0173183f9ef9b7c11b37f2019be830df68167c56c5498a1f50eadb1356c18}2E&utm_campaign=ARTNEXUS{45b0173183f9ef9b7c11b37f2019be830df68167c56c5498a1f50eadb1356c18}20WEEKLY{45b0173183f9ef9b7c11b37f2019be830df68167c56c5498a1f50eadb1356c18}20NEWS

Editors, The Farber Foundation. “Remembering Rafael Soriano, Celebrating the acclaimed artist.” Cuban Art News. April 16, 2015: http://www.cubanartnews.org/news/remembering-rafael-soriano/4454

Rosado, Jesus. “Cuban painter Rafael Soriano dies in Miami at 94.” El Nuevo Herald. Miami, FL, April 9, 2015: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/miami-dade/article18003422.html

2014

Editors, “50 Years of Greatness.” College Forum, Miami Dade College. Miami, FL, November 2014: http://www.mdc.edu/main/collegeforum/archive/vol18-04/culturalspotlight/l0600_cintas.aspx

Batet, Janet. “Journey through the history of Cuban art.” El Nuevo Herald. Miami, FL, March 15, 2014: http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Gary-Nader–Miami-Herald-Article.html?soid=1115951458885&aid=5phhZFsA_-M

2011

Herring, Chloe. “Cuban painter at the Lowe.” The Miami Hurricane, Student Newspaper of the University of Miami. Miami, FL, February 6, 2011: http://www.themiamihurricane.com/2011/02/06/cuban-painter-at-the-lowe/

Luis, Carlos M. “’Otros Mundos Que Se Encuentran Adentro’, Rafael Soriano.’ El Nuevo Herald, Artes & Letras. Miami, FL, February 6, 2011.

2005

Santiago, Fabiola. “The Light Called Him.” The Miami Herald. Miami, FL, November 14, 2005.

2001

Casa y Estilo/Arte: Contemporary Latin Expression. Madrid, Spain: Linda International, 2001: 212-19.

 1998

Alvarez Bravo, Armando. El Nuevo Herald. Miami, FL, October 14, 1998.

Alvarez Bravo, Armando. “Rafael Soriano, un maestro entre maestros.” Arte y Moda. El Nuevo Herald. Miami, FL, November 1, 1998: F9-10.

Cabrera Leiva, Guillermo. “Rafael Soriano, un pintor de luces y sombras.” Revista del Diario. Diario las Américas. Miami, FL, October 30, 1998.

Damian, Carol. “Fifty Years of Latin American Art.” Seis Continentes. No. 8. 1998.

de la Paz, Luis. “Antología cósmica de ocho poetas cubanos.” Diario las Américas. Miami, FL, December 20, 1998: 6B.

Estrada, Ray. Vista, The Miami News. September 1988: 12-13.

1997

Alvarez Bravo, Armando. “Maestros de la Pintura Cubana.” El Nuevo Herald. Miami, FL, October 5, 1997.

Pita, Juana Rosa. “Mina de Arte Latinoamericano.” Aboard. Vol. 21, No. 4 Julio/Agosto. 1997: 92-96.

1996

El Nacional, Revista Mexicana de Cultura, four paintings illustrated. July 28, 1996.

Pita, Juana Rosa. “Enuentro Mágico de Maestros Latinoamericanos,” Aboard. Vol. 20, No. 4. Julio/Augosto, 1996: 94-95.

1993

Alvarez Bravo, Armando. “Artistas cubanos del siglo XX.” El Nuevo Herald. Miami, FL, October 24, 1993.

Blanc, Giulio. “The Cubans Have Arrived.” Art and Antiques. December 1993.

Kohen, Helen. “A masterful show of Cuban Art.” Art review of “Cuban Artists of the Twentieth Century.” Museum of Art. Ft. Lauderdale. The Miami Herald. Miami, FL, October 31, 1993.

Kohen, Helen. “Cuban Art of Yesterday and Today at Gary Nadar Fine Arts.” Art Review. The Miami Herald. Miami, FL, November 19, 1993.

1992

Alvarez Bravo, Armando. “La Gran Abstracción de Soriano.” El Nuevo Herald. Miami, FL, August 16, 1992.

Montané, Diana, “Soriano y la perfección de la luz.” ¡Éxito! Miami, FL, August 19, 1992:39,

1991

Ahlander, Leslie Judd. Arte en Colombia. No. 46, January 1991:121.

Pau-Llosa, Ricardo. “The Oasis of the Infinite: Rafael Soriano and Enrique Castro-Cid.” Drawing. Drawing Society of New York. January & February 1991.

Pau-Llosa, Ricardo. Fernando de Szyszlo, Bogotá: Alfred Wild Editions. 1991: 97-98.

1989

Pagés, Eduardo. “Rafael Soriano: Búsqueda y Hallazgo en la pintura.” Selecta. Año 6. No.8. Agosto, 1989: 68-69.

Stern, Fred. “Artists with Latin American Roots.” Mizue Magazine. Tokyo, Japan. No. 951, Summer 1989: 48.

1988

Ahlander, Leslie Judd. The Miami News. Miami, FL, October 14, 1988: 6-C.

Alvarez Bravo, Armando. El Nuevo Herald. Miami, FL, March 22, 1988.

Morales, Margarita. El Directorio. January 22, 1988.

Turner, Elisa. Review. The Miami Herald, Sec. K. Miami, FL, October 2, 1988.

1987

Damián, Pedro. “Rafael Soriano: el Gobernador del Rocíon.” Réplica. Año 18. No. 844, Marzo 15, 1987: 172-176.

Gómez-Sicre, José Ç. Art of Cuba in Exile. Miami, FL: Editorial Munder. 1987.

Pau-Llosa, Ricardo. “Painters of Time.” Art International. Paris, France, Vol. 1, No. 1 Autumn 1987: 100-04.

Pita, Juana Rosa. “El Lenguaje Ilimitado de Soriano.” Palestra. El Miami Herald. Miami, FL, August 18, 1987.

1986

Pau-Llosa, Ricardo. “Latin-Americanism.” Interview. September 1986: 92.

Rieff, David. “Why I Love Miami.” Interview. Miami, FL, September 1986: 124.

1985

Pau-Llosa, Ricardo. “El arte de Rafael Soriano.” GeoMundo. Vol. 9. No. 5. Mayo. 1985: 459-467. Reprinted in Lo Mejor de GeoMundo. Vol. 4.

1984

Cassalins, Rafael. Review “Galeria” section, El Miami Herald. Miami, FL, July 10, 1984: 9.

Marsáns, Luis Felipe. “Arte, Música, y Cultura.” Diario las Américas. Miami. Sección B. June 30, 1984.

Pau-Llosa, Ricardo. “Landscape and Temporality in Central American and Caribbean Painting.” Art International, Lugano. Vol. 27. No. 1, January – March. 1984: 28-33.

Pau-Llosa, Ricardo. “Latin America’s Oneiric Art: The Dream as Thought.” Dreamworks, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, Vol. 3, No. 4, 1984.

1983

Pau-Llosa, Ricardo. “Botero and the New Folklore.” Art International, Lugano. Vol. 26. No. 3. August 1983: 59.

1982

Pau-Llosa, Ricardo. “In Light’s Dominion: The Art of Rafael Soriano.” Caribbean Review. Summer. Vol. 11, No. 3. 1982: 38-39.

1981

Cassalins, Rafael. Review “Galeria” section, El Miami Herald. Miami, FL, February 1, 1981: 15.

Colby, Joy H. “North and South: A Neighborly Radiance.” Detroit News. Detroit, MI, May 24, 1981.

Dobbs, Lillian. Review “Figure, Another Entry of Latin Art Excellence” of “The Figure in Latin American Art.” The Miami News, Bass Museum of Art. Miami Beach, FL, January 31, 1981: D5.

Duque, Edda Pilar. “Para Soriano, la Realidad Ronda y Desaparece.” Review of Solo Exhibition at the Zea Museum. El Colombiano. Medellín. Medellín, Colombia, May 27, 1981.

“Feeling of Lonliness, Isolation, Fills New Exhibit.” The Eccentric. June 11, 1981.

Gómez-Sicre, José Ç. “Rafael Soriano, Claroscuro, Color y Disciplina.” El Colombiano. Suplemento Dominical. Medellín, Colombia, May 31, 1981: 13.

Kohen, Helen. “South Florida Artists Win Recognition Away from Home.” The Miami Herald. Miami, FL, May 17, 1981.

Morch, Al. Review. “The Work of Six Cuban Artists in Exile.” Group exhibition at Moss Gallery. San Francisco Examiner. San Francisco, CA, September 14, 1981: E10.

Pau-Llosa, Ricardo. “El Desarrollo de la Plástica en Cuba.” El Miami Herald. Miami, FL, October 25, 1981:15.

Pau-Llosa, Ricardo. “Rafael Soriano.” Hombre de Mundo. November 1981: 100-102.

1980

Blanc, Giulio. Review “En Miami Exposición de Rafael Soriano” of Solo Exhibition at De Armas Gallery. 1980. Noticias de Arte. Miami, FL, June 1980: 11.

Cassalins, Rafael. Review of Solo Exhibition at De Armas Gallery. El Miami Herald “Galería” Section. Miami, FL, May 28, 1980: 13.

Dobbs, Lillian. Review “Soriano: From Space to Canvas.” Solo Exhibition at De Armas Gallery. The Miami News. Miami, FL, May 9, 1980: D1.

Gómez, Marta Susana, “Arte.” Activa. México, D.F. June 11, 1980: 6-7.

Gómez-Sicre, José Ç,“Soriano.” Vanidades Continental. Miami, FL, June 24, 1980: 50-53.

Gómez-Sicre, José Ç,“The Subjective Painting of Rafael Soriano.” Latin American Times. October 1980: 30.

Kohen, Helen. “Art Review” of “The Figure in Latin American Art.” The Miami Herald. Bass Museum. Miami Beach, FL, February 1, 1980: L2.

Kohen, Helen. “Reverie has Reason Under Soriano’s Hand.” Review of Solo Exhibition. De Armas Gallery. The Miami Herald. Miami, FL, May 11, 1980: L3.

Kohen, Helen. “Bright Days for Art in South Florida.” ARTnews. December 1980. Vol. 79. No. 10: 96.

Marsáns, Luis Felipe. “Arte.” Diario las Américas. Miami, FL, September 11, 1980.

Pau-Llosa, Ricardo. “Art in Exile.” Américas. Vol.32. No. 8. August 1980.

1979

Blanc, Giulio. “Renacimiento en Miami.” Noticias de Arte. Miami, FL, August 1979: 4.

Niño, José Alfonso. “Soriano.” Hombre de Mundo. February 1979, p. 74-79.

1978

Cassalins, Rafael. Review “Pintorores y Escultores Cubanos en Lowe Museum, Unversity ofMiami.” El Miami Herald. Miami, FL, September 17, 1978: 9.

Dobbs, Lillian. Review “Miami Art Scene.” The Miami News. Miami, FL, September 20, 1978: C1.

Morgado, Marcia. “Rafael Soriano’s Struggle with Time.” The Fugue. Miami, FL, June 1978: 32-33.

Paul, Richard. Review. “Hispanic American Artists.” Museum of Modern Art of Latin American Art, OAS. Washington Post. Washington, D.C., November 11, 1978.

Pau-Llosa, Ricardo. México y el Caribe: Identidad Nacional y las Artes Plásticas.” Vanidades Continental. December 1978.

1977

Cassalins, Rafael. Review “El II Salón de Reencuentro Cubano.” El Miami Herald, Miami, FL, July 3, 1977: 11.

Dobbs, Lillian. review “Colorful Works Compose Miami’s Best Art Collection.” The Miami News. August 26, 1977.

Molina, Antonio. Review “Rafael Soriano Expone Composiciones Abstractas.” El Mundo. San Juan, Puerto Rico, March 27, 1977: A11.

1976

Pau-Llosa, Ricardo. “Claroscuro en la Pintura de Rafael Soriano.” Buenhogar. June 29, 1976.

1975

Almanaque Mundial. Editorial América. Miami, 1975: 446.

Pau-Llosa, Ricardo. “The Artist in Exile.” The Miami Herald. Lively Arts. Miami, FL, August 31, 1975: K5.

Savón, Evaristo, “Rafael Soriano.” Diario Las Américas. Miami. February 7, 1975: Sección B.

1974

Alcover, Wilfredo. “Divulgando el Arte.” Diario Las Américas. Miami, December 5, 1974:4B.

1973

Estrada, Ray. “Expone en Miami el Grupo GALA.” La Prensa, Los Angeles. May 15, 1973: 16.

Gómez-Sicre, José Ç, “El Grupo GALA en la Galería Bacardí.” Diario las Américas. Miami, FL, June 3, 1973: 8.

Jaume, Adela. “Vida Literaria y Artítistica.” El Universal. Miami, FL, September 28, 1978: 2.

“Latin American Artists.” Naples Daily News. Naples, FL, December 6, 1973:64

Prospectus 73 and 74. Museum of Art. University of Oregon. Eugene, OR, 1973: 40.

Smith, Griffin. “Art Review.” The Miami Herald, Section K. Miami, FL, May 6, 1973: G6.

1972

Smith, Griffin. “At Last, Latin Locals Get Prestige Show.” The Miami Herald. Miami, FL, January 2, 1972: L2.

1970

de Castro, Martha. El Arte en Cuba. Miami: Ediciones Universal. 1970: 60-61 & 13.

“Semana Panamericana.” The Voice, Miami. April 17, 1970: 24.

1969

Bower, Nellie, “Art Review.” The Miami Herald. Miami, FL, July 9, 1969: B8.

Graves, Vede. “Art Review.” Palm Beach Post. Palm Beach, FL, December 5, 1969: C14.

Hern Jr., George L. “Art Review.” Palm Beach Times. Palm Beach, FL, December 5, 1969: B6.

“La Pintura de Rafael Soriano.” Vanidades Continental, January 1969: 8.

Reno, Paul H. “Soriano’s Abstracts Can Be Intriguing.” The Miami Herald, Miami, FL, July 6, 1969: F2.

Smith, Griffin. “Art Review.” The Miami Herald, Miami, FL, December 7, 1969: K2.

 1968

Reno, Doris. “Art Review.” The Miami Herald. Miami, FL, November 17, 1968: M2.

 1967

Remos, Juan J. “Exposición de Arte Cubano.” Diario Las Américas. Miami, FL, June 8, 1967.

 1966

Bower, Nellie. Review “Shows Marked by New Art.” The Miami News. Miami, FL, September 28,1966: B2.

 1965

de la Vega, Benjamín. Review “Festival de Arte Cubano.” Diario Las Américas. Miami, April 7, 1965: 10.

1956

del Valle, Alfredo, La Estafeta Literaria. Madrid. No. 69, 1956: 3.

Texidor, Joaquín. “El Arte Abstracto en el VIII Salón Nacional.” Review. Tiempos en Cuba. December 16, 1956: 7.

1954

Boletín de Artes Visuales. OAS. Washington, DC no. 51-52 May-June 1954: 28, 33.

Boletín de Artes Visuales. OAS. Washington, DC vol. 20:79.

Loy, Ramón. “Exposiciones.” Boletin Comisión Cubana de la UNESCO. Havana, Cuba, May 1954: 16.

Marquina, Rafael. “Vida Cultural Artistica.” Diario Información. April 18, 1954: C4.

1950

Pogolotti, Marcelo. Review. “Exposición Soriano.” Parque Central, Havana. El Mundo, San Juan, Puerto Rico, November 14, 1950.

Year Unknown

Gomez Zabala, Marta Susana. “El mundo subjetivo de Rafael Soriano en la Colección Permanente de la OEA.” Activa. Año 4. No. 94.

Puente Libre. Painting “Presencia Esotérica.” Front cover. Vol. 2, No. 5/6.

Valdés, Gustavo. “El Color de la Palabra: 32 Artistas Cubanos.” STET. Vol. 1, No. 2,

Videos, TV and Interviews


 2017

Transborder Art TV. The Frost Museum at FIU, Interview with Hortensia Soriano and Jordana Polmery, 2017: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROjPdS_hygA&t=17s

Long Beach Museum of Art Panel Discussion. Long Beach, CA. Moderator-Claudia Bon Spector, Panel- Elizabeth Thompson Goizueta, Roberto Goizueta, & Hortensia Soriano. Introductions by Director, Ron Nelson, June 2017: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0_kHW36pzQ

Cuban Top 10, 2017: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Pb3OmKLVP0

The McMullen Museum at Boston College. Boston, MA, Tour by Curator Elizabeth Thompson Goizueta, Rafael Soriano | The Artist as Mystic, 2017: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHYtbFYNd34

The Terrace, McMullen Musem, McMullen Museum at Boston College, Boston, MA. Elizabeth Thompson Goizueta’s lecture: https://theterracebc.com/2017/01/31/rafael-soriano-the-artist-and-the-man-lecture-12917/

Jay Sugarman w/ Nancy Netzer & Elizabeth Goizueta, NewTV, Museum Open House, Boston, MA: http://vp.telvue.com/preview?id=T01443&video=310234

2015

TV Marti Noticias, “Fallació el pintor Rafael Soriano.” April 9, 2015, Miami, FL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQ9MoU-g4eY

TV Marti Noticias,Entregan piezas de Rafale Soriano al Smithsonian Museum, Miami, FL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SewxkxTwRBU&t=20s

2011

The Lowe Art Museum at the University of Miami, Lecture by Alejandro Anreus, Ph.D., 2011: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbZcAUxxlvg

2009

Moya, Jorge. “La Profundidad Del Silencio: An Intimate Portrait of the Cuban Painter Rafael Soriano.” Documentary, Durofrio Productions. New York, Miami. 2009: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-vcU00eqnzI&t=3s

1997

Marsáns, Luis Felipe. “Oral History Interview of Rafael Soriano.” Archives of American Art. Smithsonian Institution. Washington, DC, December 6, 1997.