"Lady with a Hat"
Paintings by Albert Desmangles, including "Lady with a Hat," are on display at Myriam Nader Haitian Art Gallery's virtual show. Courtesy photo.

‘This one is such a dynamic mélange of African, European, Vodou and Catholic influences.’

‘This piece stimulates and soothes, in subjects and in styles. The resemblance to the real thing is uncanny.’

‘This is living proof that our art inspires our most talented offspring to experiment with existing media and to create their own ingenious formats.’

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Larisa is a reporter for The Haitian Times covering politics, elections and education primarily. A graduate of the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, she has interned at CNBC and the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network. She is also a recipient of a 2021 DBEI Fellowship by Investigative Reporters & Editors. Larisa can be reached by email at larisa@haitiantimes.com or on Twitter @larisakarr.

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Juan B. Garcia graduated from the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY with a master's degree in Spanish-language Journalism. He has a bachelor's degree in Spanish from Lehman College. His reporting has appeared in Telemundo, Mott Haven Herald and The Hunts Point Express. He has published a few short stories in Los Bárbaros. Any questions or tips, you can email him at juan@haitiantimes.com