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ArtNexus.com E-mail Newsletter Vol. 3/No. 5
June 30th, 2004

Lead Stories
- Yishai Jusidman
- Good it seems, art it’s not
- Glexis Novoa

News & Views
- The Cisneros Foundation’s educational program
- 10th Anniversary of Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- Art Miami announces new projects for 15th edition
- 25th Anniversary of Galeria Botello. San Juan, Puerto Rico

Heard on the Street…
- Tate Gallery launches a new journal and a guide to report what is happening in the institution, London

New Works for Sale in Virtual Galleries
- Galeria Luz Osorio

New Electronic Catalogs
- Rosario Pinasco

New Books and Catalogs
- Liliana Porter. Fotografía y Ficción
- Remedios Varo. (Catalogue Raisonnée)
- Bogotá cinco sentidos (Bogota Five Senses)

Upcoming Events
- Manifesta 5
- Inverted Utopias: Avant-Garde Arts in Latin America. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
- Ana Mendieta: Earth Body Sculpture and Performance 1972-1985. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.

Lead Stories

- Yishai Jusidman

This text by art critic María Lluïsa Borrás deals with Yishai Jusidman’s artistic career since hi earliest works to his most recent production. After a long and deep conversation with the artist, Borrás discovers his personality and brings the reader closer to his ideas and his interest in painting, where he works on content, form, and physical and imaginary space, with the intention of re-creating reality through diverse media such as photography and digital imaging. Read article




- Good it seems, art it’s not

Tania Iglesias and Marisol Martell explore the issue of Cuban art forgeries in Cuba and abroad, as well as the implications and repercussions of this phenomenon for gallerists and artists. The authors provide some solutions for those who seek to acquire Cuban artworks, so that they can distinguish between originals and forgeries. Read article

- Glexis Novoa

Cuban artist Glexis Novoa’s career has undergone several stages, and his work has been in constant flux, creating new languages. In this article, Francine Birbagher analyzes Novoa’s artistic development since the 1980s, exploring the way in which the artist has incorporated the different periods of his career to offer the viewer images filled with reality but also with fiction. Read article


News & Views

- The Cisneros Foundation’s educational program

Known as Professional Development for Educators (AME, in Spanish acronym,) this program implemented by the Cisneros Foundation, with Patricia Phelps de Cisneros at the helm, is part of the group’s support of innovative programs in education and culture. Read more


- 10th Anniversary of Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

As part of the celebrations for its 10th anniversary, the Andy Warhol Museum has announced a special show at Ronal Feldman Fine Arts, in New York City. The show opened on June 10, coinciding with the publication of Andy Warhol:365 Takes: The Andy Warhol Museum Collection by Harry N. Abrams Inc. Read more


- Art Miami announces new projects for 15th edition

Pfingten Publishing L.L.C, a firm dedicated to the trade magazine publisher and show producer, recently acquired Art Miami. With new owners, the annual Modern and Contemporary Art Fair- Art Miami- will celebrate its fifteen yhears, from January 6th – 10th 2005, in the Miami Beach Convention Center. Read more


- 25th Anniversary of Galeria Botello. San Juan, Puerto Rico

Galeria Botello was created in 1979 with the aim of establishing a meeting space between those shoe create art and those who love it, to offer to contemporary artists a space to express themselves with creative freedom to support exhibitions through catalogues and visual documentation, an project their image internationally. Read more


Read other interesting news, visit: www.artnexus.com/en/nv/newsandviews.shtml


Heard on the Street…

- Tate Gallery launches a new journal and a guide to report what is happening in the institution, London

The journal TATE ETC. will be published quarterly as a visual arts publication with the Tate as its main point of reference. Read more


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New Work for Sale in Virtual Galleries

- Galeria Luz Osorio

Galeria Luz Osorio is dedicated to the diffusion of contemporary art. Its objective is to promote Latin American artists who express themselves through photography, installations, video and digital animation.
Through projects of exchange with galleries and art spaces of other countries, the gallery promotes the work of established and upcoming artists from different countries who produce innovative works that reflect their cultural and social context.
The gallery encourages the coming together of different cultures that have a common contemporary language, contributing in this way to the enrichment of the universal language of art.
The gallery was established in 1999 in Colombia and has now opened in the United Kingdom. Every year it goes to international contemporary art fairs and works closely with prominent collectors from Latin America, the United States and Europe.
Visit the virtual gallery




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New Electronic Catalogs

- Rosario Pinasco
We invite you to see the new Rosario Pinasco electronic catalog, the artist’s most recent works.
See the catalog




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New Books and Catalogs

- Liliana Porter. Fotografía y Ficción The catalog of the show organized by Centro Cultural Recoleta, in Buenos Aires, touring through the different aspects of Porter’s work, and career. Edited by Centro Cultural Recoleta and Malba-Colección Costantini, 2003. Texts by: Inés Katzenstein, Mercedes Mac Donnell, Gabriela Rangel and Ana Tiscornia. Anthology of texts: Shifra Goldman, Ricardo Martín-Crosa, Miguel Briante, Pedro Cuperman, Florencia Bazzano-Nelson, Mari Carmen Ramírez, Charles Merewether, Gerardo Mosquera, Gabriel Peluffo and Alberto Martín. Spanish and English. 259 pages. 37 black and white illustrations, 63 in color. Soft cover. 10 1/3 x 9 in. (26 x 23 cm.). Buy it in our store



- Remedios Varo. (Catalogue Raisonnée) The importance of Remedios Varo within the Mexican context and her renewed value from the second decade of the 20th century on, propitiated the interest in making a book that gathered the artist’s work. In this third edition, the book has been redesigned, the number of illustrations increased and important contributions have been included. The texts in the book approach the life and work of this interesting artist. It also contains excellent images as well as credits, provenance, exhibitions where a particular piece was shown, bibliography and list of related publications. Ediciones Era, 1994, 1998 and 2002. Texts by Alberto Blanco, Teresa del Conde, Salomón Grimberg, Janet A. Kaplan, Luis-Martín Lozano, Alan J. Friedman and Juliana González. Spanish and English. Hard cover. 425 pages. 357 images
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- Bogotá cinco sentidos. (Bogotá Five Senses) Fuga Editores gathers fifteen artists around the theme of Bogotá through the senses. The artists Carlos Salas, Miguel Ángel Rojas, Rodrigo Facundo, Nadin Ospina and Carlos Jacanamijoy compose their perception along with that of photographers Jaime Ávila, Sergio Bartelsman, Nicolás Achury, Felipe Londoño and León Darío Peláez. Essays by Fernando Quiroz, Ricardo Silva Romero, Daniel Samper Ospina, Efraim Medina Reyes and Eduardo Arias are also included. The book complements the exhibition held at Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá MAMBO. More than 100 color illustrations. Spanish. 200 pages. Spanish. 8 ¾ x 9 ¾ in. (22,5 x 25 cm.).
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Upcoming Events

- Manifesta 5

Manifest 5, European Contemporary Art Biennial, is being held in Donostia-San Sebastian between June 11 and September 30, organized by the Manifesta International Foundation, the Basque government, the Gipuzkoa Deputy’s office and the Donostia-San Sebastian Mayor’s Office. Manifesta is an itinerant contemporary art project held in a different European city every two years. It had become an international event that fuels exchanges between artists, cultural agents, writers, and thinkers from museums, art centers, and cultural institutions from all over Europe. Visit www.manifesta.es


- Inverted Utopias: Avant-Garde Arts in Latin America. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

The show opened on June 20 and will remain until September 12, exploring the innovative character of Latin American art between the 1920s and the 1970s. It gathers more that 200 works by artists from Mexico, South America (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, Colombia, Venezuela,) and the Caribbean (Cuba, Puerto Rico.) It is the first US exhibition devoted to the contributions of Latin American artists to the phenomena of the Twentieth Century Avant-Garde. It was curated by Mari Carmen Ramírez, The Wortham Curator of Latin American Art at the MFAH, and Hector Olea, independent curator and theoretician. The show includes paintings, sculptures, multi-media, and installations, as well as print materials (books, manifestoes, critical works.) For more information, visit: www.mfah.org


- Ana Mendieta: Earth Body Sculpture and Performance 1972-1985. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

From July 1 to September 19, the Museum will honor the imprint left by Cuban American artist Ana Mendieta and the impact of her work on contemporary art. The exhibition will include Mendieta’s famous “Silueta” series, created in Iowa and Mexico between 1973 and 1980, as well as some of her sculptures and installations of the early 1980s.