The exhibition Art x Cuba. Contemporary Perspectives since 1989 – made possible thanks to the generous support of the Peter and Irene Ludwig Foundation and the German Federal Cultural Foundation – has its origin in a large collection of Cuban art in the Ludwig Collection. These works were exhibited at the Kunsthalle Düsseldorf in 1990 in the exhibition Kuba o.k.–Aktuelle Kunst aus Kuba [Cuba o.k. – Contemporary art from Cuba]. Most of the works presented there were purchased by Peter and Irene Ludwig and have since been in the Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst. Together with later acquisitions, they form one of the largest and first collections of contemporary Cuban art in ...