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22/12/2004

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ArtNexus.com E-mail Newsletter Vol. 3/No. 9
December 22nd, 2004

Lead Stories
- Luis Camnitzer. Introspective/Retrospective
- Kcho: He, who makes the island, does the trick
- Turning power around

News & Views
- Donation of Latin American art from the Cisneros collection to the Museum of Modern Art of New York, NY
- CACI. Contemporary Art Center Inhotim. Minas Gerais, Brazil
- Ashes and Snow the project of Gregory Colbert. New York

Works for Sale in Virtual Galleries
- Casa d’Arte San Lorenzo

Electronic Catalogs
- Ramón Carulla

Books and Catalogs
- Mariano Rodríguez: Tema, discurso y humanidad
- Ritos de fin de siglo. Arte argentino y vanguardia internacional
- Daniela Rossell (Ricas y famosas)

Upcoming Events
- Art Miami 2005
- Art Palm Beach3 2005
- San Francisco International Art Exposition 2005

Lead Stories

- Luis Camnitzer. Introspective/Retrospective

A self-critical article written by the artist, professor, and critic about his retrospective at the Kiel Kunsthalle in Germany. The text comments on the works included in the Uruguayan artist’s show, starting with works from the 1970s and reaching into his most recent production. Camnitzer explores the different interrelations suggested by his works and by the curatorship of his show. Read the article




- Kcho: He who makes the island, does the trick

An article of Alexis Leyva Machado’s (Kcho) artistic career, presented by Amalina Bomnin. The author starts with Kcho’s early studies at the Escuela Nacional de Arte and reaches into his works of the current decade. The article analyzes the artist’s inclination towards sculpture and three-dimensionality, and his delight in using discarded materials. Read article

- Turning power around

The group show take place at Centro Cultural Recoleta and incluye pieces by León Ferrari, Luis Camnitzer and Francois Bucher. “The show confronts the viewer with issues that are immediate and misleadingly familiar as their beliefs and the sinister messages” expressed Victoria Verlichak, author of the text. Read the review

News & Views

- Donation of Latin American art from the Cisneros collection to the Museum of Modern Art of New York, NY

With the finality of enriching the collection of Latin American art in the Museum of Modern Art, Patricia Phelps of Cisneros gave nine paintings and sculptures of important figures of modern art from Latin America. Read more


- CACI. Contemporary Art Center Inhotim. Minas Gerais, Brazil

During the Sao Paulo Biennial, Bernardo Paz invited 1000 personalities from the art world – among them gallery owners, curators, collectors and artists – to what he calls “a dream”. Read more


- Ashes and Snow the project of Gregory Colbert. New York

A grand scale project that will transform pier 54 of the Hudson river in New York City, is one of the more ambitious plans of the artist Gregory Colbert, who will showing more than 200 photographs in large scale from March 5th to June 6th 2005. Read more


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


Work for Sale in Virtual Galleries

- Casa d’Arte San Lorenzo

Casa d’Arte San Lorenzo is highly supported in the art world. With many pieces such as paintings, sculptures, graphics and antiques, Casa d’Arte San Lorenzo offers a vast variety for art lovers to observe national or international and established or emerging artists. With this form of operation, Casa d’Arte San Lorenzo actively participates in the most important art exhibitions in Europe and the United States. With a central office in San Miniato -Pisa- inside the antique church Della Crocetta, other eight galleries in local touristic areas, an office and exhibition room in Miami Beach -Florida-, a network of expert art consultants at your complete discretion, and 5000 collectors, confirm our experience and give testimony to our quality and seriousness.
Visit the virtual gallery




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


Electronic Catalogs

- Ramón Carulla
We invite you to see the new Ramón Carulla 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.


Books and Catalogs

- Mariano Rodríguez: Tema, discurso y humanidad A book of the Cuban artist who began his production in the first half of the 20th century. Dannys Montes de Oca, art critic, explores the visual and conceptual universe of Mariano Rodriguez’s work. Monograph, edited by José Veigas, Cuban art researcher. Chronology and bibliography included. Escandón impresores, 2004. Spanish. 236 color illustrations. 15 in black and white. 234 pages. Hard cover. 12 1/2 x 10 1/5 in. (32 x 26 cm.). Buy it in our store



- Ritos de fin de siglo. Arte argentino y vanguardia internacional. Book with essays by López Anaya, on different aspects of Argentinean art. Compilation of different phases and tendencies in the work of artists such as Xul Solar, el Arte Madí and Emilio Pettoruti. Emecé Editores S.A., 2003. Spanish. 339 pages. 43 black and white images. Soft cover. 9 x 6 in. (22,8 x 15 cm.). Buy it in our store

- Daniela Rossell (Ricas y famosas) A book on the work by the Mexican artist Daniela Rossell, with images of the photographs that are part of her acknowledged series Rich and Famous. Her photographs explore the worlds of some women through the interior spaces of their apartments, their bedrooms, and their relationships with their employees. Without a doubt Rossell, is one of the best contemporary photographers who has set a model within Mexican culture. Text by Barry Schwabsky. Edited by Turner Publications, S.L. 2002. 82 color images. 90 pages. Spanish and English. 32 x 22 cm. Soft cover. Buy it in our store

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Upcoming Events

- Art Miami 2005

Art Miami was recently acquired by Pfingsten Publishing L.L.C, a firm dedicated to the trade magazine publisher and show producer. With new owners, the annual Modern and Contemporary Art Fair – Art Miami – will celebrate its fifteen years, from January 6th – 10th 2005, in the Miami Beach Convention Center, with one of the most dynamic years in the fair’s history. For more information, visit www.art-miami.com


- Art Palm Beach3 2005

The fair will take place from January 13 to 17 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. The fair has three sections for contemporary art, photography and Sofa – include Sculpture objects and functional art-. For more information visit www.ifae.com


- San Francisco International Art Exposition 2005

From January 14 to 17 at the Fort Mason in San Francisco, the fair will be featuring more than 100 international galleries representing more than 2,000 artists, this year's show is an eclectic collection of modern and contemporary artwork in a variety of artistic styles. For more information, visit www.sfiae.com