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Amazing art from an amazing man

I actually did not go to the Art Gallery itself, but I stayed at artist Raúl's casa, called Hostal... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
StephanePageau
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Montreal, Canada
Amazing artist and man

My two friends and I wandered into Raul's shop and were blown away. We got 4 paintings between the... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Amanda C
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New York City, New York
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22 Jun 2017
“Amazing art from an amazing man”
13 Mar 2017
“Amazing artist and man”
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

I actually did not go to the Art Gallery itself, but I stayed at artist Raúl's casa, called Hostal Calleyro (great place to stay, by the way). There, he showed me his paintings and I bought two. Amazing art, very inspired and moving. Anyone who...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

My two friends and I wandered into Raul's shop and were blown away. We got 4 paintings between the three of us and couldn't be happier about our purchases. He was helpful in rolling the canvases up tightly and packaging them so they made it...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This small gallery on the shady plaza across from the Museo de la Lucha Contra Banditos features the work of three artists with distinctly different styles, Raul Lugones (the father) has realistic Cuban scenes and portraits while his son's work is comprised of colourful abstracts....More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

I stopped into this gallery by chance. I was not necessarily looking for another piece of art to buy but I looked into the window and Raul waved me inside. There were many beautiful pieces inside but my eye was drawn to one of them....More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

An incredible gallery with an amazing personn : Raul is very nice, very interesting passionated and passionating ! In the middle of the city (2min from Plaza Mayor), you do not have a reason to avoid it

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

We stopped here by chance as it was pouring with rain and had long and interesting conversation with this innovative artist. Not at all pushy to buy his works.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank DannyenCantabria
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

We popped in on the off chance. We were looking for some paintings that were a little bit different. Little did we know that Raul Sr. is certainly the most original artist we saw and, of all the cities we went to (Havana, Cienfuegos, Viñales,...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 21 December 2015

Given Trinidad’s fame as Cuba’s arts hub, it is surprisingly hard to find original paintings for sale. Most of the city’s numerous shops/galleries sell endless copy-paste reproductions of “Che Guevara / classic car / person with cigar” images. Having visited Trinidad three times over the...More

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank Alexander_London123
Reviewed 25 September 2015

The Calleyro art gallery was a pleasant surprise to us, as we had been looking for good art for our new home all over Trinidad, in at least 5-8 other galleries. I did not like any art in other places, and it was quite disappointing,...More

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank Lchil
Reviewed 18 June 2015

Just opposite the "Museo Nacional de la Lucha Contra Bandidos" you can find a little gallery packed with beautiful paintings. You can find some Cuba inspired art as well as striking contemporary pieces. The prices are very good and you get to talk with the...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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