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09/09/2005

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ArtNexus.com E-mail Newsletter Vol. 4/No. 5
September 8th, 2005

Lead Stories
- Juan Manuel Echavarría
- Beyond Geometry
- Latin American Auctions at Sotheby’s and Christie’s

News & Views
- Seventh Panama Art Biennial 2005. Panam
- Director Sebastian López leaves Gate Foundation
- 4th National Salon of Art Diversity 2005, Casa Cuadrada Gallery. Bogota, Colombia

New Works for Sale in Virtual Galleries
- Galería de Arte Isabel Aninat

Electronic Catalogs
- Ides Kihlen

Books and Catalogs
- Domingo Ravenet (1905-1969)
- Crónicas del paraíso. (Chronicles of Paradise)
- Alighiero Boetti.

Upcoming Events
- inSite_05. San Diego/Tijuana. United State-Mexico
- Biennale d’art contemporain de Lyon, 2005. France
- The 8th International Istanbul Biennial. Turkey

Lead Stories

- Juan Manuel Echavarría

A text by Miguel Gonzalez focuses on the work of the Colombian artist Juan Manuel Echavarría. Gonzalez explains the process of Echavarría’s work and the thematic focus the artist uses in order to present the viewer, through symbols and metaphors, with arguments about issues that arise from the “violence”. Read the article




- Beyond Geometry

A review of the exhibition that traveled by different museums from the United States. Eugenio Espinoza, author of the text, emphasizes the importance of this show that included pioneering artists of the geometric abstraction, some of them are often not taken into account for this sort of exhibition. Read the review

- Latin American Auctions at Sotheby’s and Christie’s

A text by Alberto Barral comments the results of the recent Latin American sales made during the spring. Read the review and the dates for the next Latin American Sales


News & Views

- Seventh Panama Art Biennial 2005. Panam

The Panama Art Biennial, the most important national event in contemporary art, will present its seventh version at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo in October and November of 2005, with the participation of Panamanian artists and foreign artists who reside in Panama. Read more


- Director Sebastian López leaves Gate Foundation

After almost eight years as director, Sebastian López is leaving the Gate Foundation. He has been appointed director of the Daros-Latinamerica new venue that will be located in Rios de Janeiro, Brazil. Read more


- 4th National Salon of Art Diversity 2005, Casa Cuadrada Gallery. Bogota, Colombia

From September 1st to 15th inscriptions are open to participate in the meeting that opens the Casa Cuadrada Gallery to participate in the 4th National Salon of Art and Diversity. This year the conceptual framework is equality + difference, of free theme and technique. Read the bases


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Work for Sale in Virtual Galleries

- Galería de Arte Isabel Aninat

Its main interest is to become an indisputable cultural meeting point, not only for Chilean art, but for all South American art. Hence, the gallery works with renown and established artists from throughout South America, as well as with emerging new talents, presenting at least two exhibitions of Latin American artists, such as: Szyszlo, Toledo, Gurvich, Tamayo, without excluding internationally renowned artists such as: Miro, Arman, Chillida, Jean Arthur Bertrand, among others. Isabel Aninat Art Gallery has a reputable position within the international art circuit, which is why it has maintain a constant presence in international art events. During the past years, the gallery has participated in ARCO, Madrid; ARTEAMERICA, Miami; FIAC, Paris; ARTEBA, Buenos Aires and it is the first Chilean gallery to take art to Asia’s art market (Singapore and Japan), achieving recognition for doing so.
Visit the virtual gallery




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Electronic Catalogs

- Ides Kihlen
We invite you to see the new Electronic Catalog for the Argentinean painter Ides Kihlen, and her most recent works. Ides Kihlen decided, before anything else, to be true to her own intuition. For long stretches of time, she only interested in the production of her art.
See the catalog




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Books and Catalogs

- Domingo Ravenet (1905-1969) A catalogue of the exhibition presented by Casa Bacardi, Institute for Cuban & Cuban American Studies at the University of Miami, on occasion of the 100th birthday of the Cuban artist. The history of his life and work through the testimony of his most close relatives. The catalogue is illustrated with works from the collection of the Ramírez-Corría family. Edited by Arte al día. Texts by Carlos Radial Ramírez, Elba Ramírez Corría and Guy Pérez de Cisneros.
English and Spanish. 64 pages. 55 color illustrations, 19 in black and white. Soft cover. 11 x 10 3/4 in. (28 x 27,5 cm.). Buy it in our store



- Crónicas del paraíso (Chronicles of Paradise) Publication of texts on the experience of a number of critics, promoters and curators who currently work on the art production of Mexico. Essays developed in a contemporary context from the way that Mexican production is absorbed within the country and outside. Texts by Issa Maria Benitez, Cuauhtemoc Medina, Patrick Charpenel, Itala Schmelz, Magali Arriola and Pip Day. Published by Ephemera, edited by Issa Maria Benitez, 2004. Spanish. 91 pages. Soft cover. 5 x 7 in. (13 x 18 cm.). Buy it in our store

- Alighiero Boetti. Casi todo A catalogue of the one man show by Alighiero Boetti as part of Fundación PROA´s project to present, once a year, the work of an artist whose production dialogues with the post-war movements. Edited by Fundación Proa, 2004. Texts by Corrado Levi, Guiacinto Di Pietrantonio, Alighiero Boetti, Laura Cherubini and Giorgio Guglielmino. 107 pages. Spanish. 61 black and white images. Soft cover. 8 3/4 x 6 in. (22,5 x 15, 5 cm.). Buy it in our store

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Upcoming Events

- inSite_05. San Diego/Tijuana. United Stated-Mexico

inSite_o5 opened to the public from August 26th until November 13. The binational network of contemporary arts events and actions will be place in the San Diego/Tijuana region. Operating through a unique collaborative structure bases on the participation of more than 13 cultural and educational institutions in the US and Mexico, inSite provides opportunities for creative, reflective and expansive thinking about life in the border region of San Diego/Tijuana. For more information visit www.inSite05.org


- Biennale d’art contemporain de Lyon 2005. France

The Biennial will begin in September 14 and could be visited until December 31. Within the main exhibitions venues are: Sucriere, Lyon Museum of Contemporary Art, Villeurbanne Institute of Contemporary Art, The Fort Saint-Jean and The Rectangle. The temporality, as a concept, will be the theme during this edition. For more information visit: www.biennale-de-lyon.org


- The 8th International Istambul Biennial. Turkey

The Biennial will be place from September 20 until November 14, 2005. The theme for the 8th Biennial is the apparently contradictory notion of poetic justice. Traditional venues for the exhibition include the Dolmabahçe Cultural Centre