An artist’s neighborhood designs become a tourist attraction in Cuba

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Cuban artist José Fuster has spent the past twenty years transforming a suburb of Havana into an open air exhibition. Entire streets are covered with murals, paintings and sculptures including his own house and those of his neighbors.

They’ve become a major tourist attraction and his house is one of the most visited art complexes in Cuba.

There are a lot of influences in Fuster’s work. Some call him the Picasso of the Caribbean.

Correspondent Michael Voss introduces us to Jose who is this week’s Urban Voice.

An artist’s neighborhood designs become a tourist attraction in Cuba

An artist’s neighborhood designs become a tourist attraction in Cuba

Cuban artist José Fuster has spent the past twenty years transforming a suburb of Havana into an open air exhibition. Entire streets are covered with murals, paintings and sculptures including his own house and those of his neighbors. They’ve become a major tourist attraction and his house is one of the most visited art complexes in Cuba. There are a lot of influences in Fuster’s work. Some call him the Picasso of the Caribbean. Correspondent Michael Voss introduces us to Jose who is this week's Urban Voice.