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Roundup: Art and Obama's Cuba visit, the rise of 'Beast Jesus,' a piñata with consciousness

Roundup: Art and Obama's Cuba visit, the rise of 'Beast Jesus,' a piñata with consciousness

An activist artist and President Obama’s historic visit to Cuba. An arts center grows around “Beast Jesus.” And how artists are grappling with the U.S. prison system. Plus, a history of the design of the U.S.-Mexico border wall, unpublished images of African American life and a bizarre film about a piñata. Here’s the Roundup:

— The New York Times profiled Cuban artist and activist Danilo Maldonado (more commonly known as "El Sexto") in a must-see piece in advance of President Obama’s historic visit...

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