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26/10/2004

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ArtNexus.com E-mail Newsletter Vol. 3/No. 8
October 29th, 2004

Lead Stories
- MoMA at El Museo del Barrio. Latin American and Caribbean Art from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art in NY.
- Chen Zhen. Loud Silence
- Todo incluido. Urban Images from Central American

News & Views
- The San Juan Triennial. Puerto Rico
- Call for Entries “Phi 2004”
- The ArteBa Foundation named Mauro Herlitzka as the new president

Heard on the Street…
- Works from the Sixteenth and Seventeenth centuries, stolen Sassi, Rome

New Works for Sale in Virtual Galleries
- Joanne Coia Gallery

New Electronic Catalogs
- Scherezade García

New Books and Catalogs
- Latin American & Caribbean Art. MoMA at El Museo
- Pintura Chilena Contemporánea(Contemporary Chilean Painting)
- Frida by Frida

Upcoming Events
- AAF Cotemporary Art Fair, New York
- Art Cologne 2004
- CantosCuentos Colombianos. Daros Collection, Zurich

Lead Stories

- MoMA at El Museo del Barrio. Latin American and Caribbean Art from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art in NY.

The text by Ana Tiscornia comments on the importance of this show resulting from the curatorial work carried out between both institutions. The exhibition showed the different acquisition policies of the MoMA during different periods and how the donations contributed to the Latin American and Caribbean art collection. Read the article




- Chen Zhen. Loud Silence

Chen Zhen (1955-2000) is a Chinese artist who was able to inscribe himself in a Western context. His monumental installations become a method of reflection around notions of residence, resonance, and resistance. The first retrospective of Zhen’s work was held recently, and Christine Frerot analyzes it here, emphasizing the way in which the artist’s life experiences, as well as his illness, marked his art. Read article

- Todo incluido. Urban Images from Central American

An exhibition dedicated to the current art production of Central American, curated by Santiago Olmo and Virginia Perez-Ratton. It took place at the Centro Conde Duque de Madrid, Spain. The review reflects upon that other world that exists in the Central American countries, beyond the tourist image it is recognized by. Read the review

News & Views

- The San Juan Triennial. Puerto Rico

The triennial has emerged as a result of a renewal of the San Juan Print Biennial, with an invitation extended to four prestigious curators: Justo Pastor (Chile), Harper Montgomery (USA), José Ignacio Roca (Colombia) and Margarita Fernández (Puerto Rico), and one special advisor: Mari Carmen Ramírez (Puerto Rico/USA), to take as their starting point the role played by printmaking in current contemporary art. The Puerto Rican Culture Institute and the Office of the San Juan, Latin America and Caribbean Poly/Graphic Triennial announce the opening of the event’s central exhibition for December 4, 2004. Read more




- Call for Entries “Phi 2004”

The MIAMI INSTITUTE is pleased to invite visual artists to participate in “Phi 2004,”a juried contest that will select a work of art to be acquired and displayed in their new offices, located at the Four Seasons Hotel and Tower in Miami, Florida. Read more


- The ArteBa Foundation named Mauro Herlitzka as the new president

The arteBA Foundation has grown, widening its field of action for the development and diffusion of Argentinean art and the Feria de Arte Contemporáneo. Read more


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


Heard on the Street…

- Works from the Sixteenth and Seventeenth centuries, stolen Sassi, Rome

Early last August, 10 paintings by important artists of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth centuries, valued at 4 million Euros, were stolen from the Holy Spirit Hospital in Sassi. Read more


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We’ll consider it for publication in the Heard on the Street section of ArtNexus.com and the ArtNexus.com newsletter.  Email us thestreet@artnexus.com


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New Work for Sale in Virtual Galleries

- Joanne Coia Gallery

The Joanne Coia Gallery continuously exhibits the artwork of both international and local artists. All the artists, are personally and professionally known to the Gallery. Their work hails a wide range of focus, mediums, and styles. The Gallery maintains an inventory of original paintings and sculptures in its Delray Beach location.
Visit the virtual gallery




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New Electronic Catalogs

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




To participate in ArtNexus.com’s ecatalogs, send your e-mail message at: ecatalogs@artnexus.com or call (305) 891-7270 x 102.


New Books and Catalogs

- Latin American & Caribbean Art. MoMA at El Museo Latin American and Caribbean art from the collection of the New York Museum of Modern Art —MoMA— at El Museo del Barrio. The text explains the conformation of this collectionthrough diverse angles. Texts by Julián Zugazagoitia, Glenn D. Lowry, Gary Garrels, Fatima Bercht, Luis Enrique Pérez-Oramas, Miriam Basilio, Deborah Cullen, James Wechsler, Rocío Aranda-Alvarado and José Ignacio Roca among others. Edited by El Museo del Barrio and The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2004. 184 pages, 84 illustrations. English . 10 x 8 in. (25,5 x 21,5 cm.) Buy it in our store



- Pintura Chilena Contemporánea(Contemporary Chilean Painting) This book explores on part of the contemporary Chilean production through the work of 40 artists. Among them: Nemesio Antúnez, Ernesto Barreda, Claudio Bravo, Arturo Duclos, Roberto Matta, Guillermo Muñoz Vera, Francisca Sutil and Jorge Tacla. A text on each artist and several illustrations and a resume of every artist. Pintura Chilena Contemporánea is a publication that introduces the reader and updates him on the current situation of visual arts in this country. Edited by Isabel Aninat, 2002. Texts by Isabel Aninat. 266 color illustrations. 223 pages. Spanish and English. Hard cover. 11 x 9 in. (30 x 25 cm.) Buy it in our store

- Frida by Frida A book where art critic Raquel Tibol, groups letters, poems, notes, confessions and messages sent by Frida Kahlo to her friends, lovers and others. Frida by Frida tries gathering all these texts, to show an uninhibited, sincere and passionate Frida, and to place her writings among those of Mexican literature. Raquel Tibol personally shared with Frida during 1953 and 1954, and in her own telling she began to collect information and words written by the Mexican artist in order to write her biography. The texts compiled in Frida by Frida are from the period of 1922 through 1953 and include letters addressed to: Alejandro Gómez Arias –one of her juvenile passions-, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, Dolores del Río and Diego Rivera among others. Edited by Editorial RM, México, 2003. English. Introduction by Raquel Tibol. 359 pages. 16 black and white photos. Hard cover. 22 x 14,5 cm. Buy it in our store

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Upcoming Events

- AAF Cotemporary Art Fair, New York

Recognized for two years as Affordable Art Fair, this fair will be presented October 28 through 31 at Pier 92 in New York City. More than 130 galleries will participate, from the United States, Canada, South America, and Europe, bringing works by established and emergent artists. For more information, visit www.aafnyc.com


- Art Cologne 2004

ART COLOGNE’s palette ranges from classic 20th-century art to the very latest work by young artists. The fair will take place from October 28 to November 1st. For more information visit www.artnexus.com/ANnewsdetail/13838


- CantosCuentos Colombianos. Daros Collection, Zurich

The first part of a show of contemporary Colombian art presented by the prestigious Zurich-based Daros Collection will take place from October 30, 2004 through January 9, 2005. The show includes works by María Fernanda Cardoso, Oscar Muñoz, and other important artists. For more information, visit www.daros-latinamerica.net