El Ojo del Ciclón

Gallery in Habana Vieja

Image by Julia Galiano-Rios Lonely Planet

Just when you think you've seen the strangest, weirdest, surrealist and most avant-garde art, along comes the 'eye of the cyclone' to give you plenty more. The abstract gallery displays the work of Cuban visual artist Leo D'Lázaro and it's pretty mind-bending stuff – giant eyes, crashed cars, painted suitcases and junk reborn as art. Think Jackson Pollock meets JRR Tolkien at a Psychedelic Furs gig.

Some of the art is semi-interactive. You can hit a punchbag, play a bizarre game of table football, or hang your bag on a masked metal scarecrow.

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