The Players (#2)
The Players (#2)

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Everyday Miami

The Players (#2)


One of the most important places on Calle Ocho in Little Havana, Miami is Domino Park (Maximo Gomez Park). Here, elderly players keep their minds active discussing Cuban politics and the fate of Cuban migrants while playing dominoes and chess. The park is named after a famous Cuban revolutionary who fought against Spanish oppression in the late 19th century.


The inscription Summit of the Americas refers to a meeting of an organization of countries (the OAS) which expelled Cuba under US pressure after the Revolution of 1959. Cuba has since re-entered the organization.


The painting continues onto and around the frame.

Dimensions: 32in x 26in

Media: Acrylic on masonite.

Year: 1998