By KEN JOHNSON. Published: April 20, 2005, Wednesday.
If globalism alters the landscape of contemporary art the way some people think it will, more and more artists in far-flung places will be learning to bridge the gap between their own cultures and the international art world.
Alberto Casado, a young Cuban artist who just might be on the threshold of an international career, is an intriguing example. His beautiful imitation folk-art paintings on glass were included in the 2003 Istanbul Biennial, and now Art in General, the alternative nonprofit gallery in Lower Manahattan, is presenting ''Alberto Casado: Todo Clandestino, Todo Popular,'' his second solo exhibition and his first in New York...