Art show depicts the Caribbean as more than an 'island paradise'

“The island paradise” is the image of the Caribbean you find in travel magazines. But scratch the surface, and you discover a melting pot of languages and races still recovering from the heavy hand of its colonial past. A show of Caribbean artists touching on these themes runs through the weekend at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach.

Nadia Huggins (Trinidad and Tobago, b. 1984)
No. 25 Circa No Future, 2014
Courtesy of the artist. 

Miguel Luciano (Puerto Rico, b. 1972)
Sela and Adi, SmART Power, 2012
Courtesy of the artist.

Fausto Ortiz (Dominican Republic, b. 1970)
Fragments from the series Exodus, 2013
Courtesy of the artist.