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  ArtNexus.com E-mail Newsletter June, 2010
02/06/2010


ArtNexus.com E-mail Newsletter June, 2010
News and Views
- The Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico received an important donation. San Juan, Puerto Rico
- The American Progress mural in Rockefeller Center has been restored. New York
- Tribute to Leonora Carrington. Instituto Cultural México Israel (ICMI). Mexico
- International Design Festival of the City of Buenos Aires. Argentina

Call for entries
- María Sarrate Research Grant 2010. Centro de Arte y Naturaleza. Fundación Beulas. Huesca, Spain

Works for Sale in Virtual Galleries
- Arte Inversión Galería

Electronic Catalog
- Augusta Barreda

Books and Catalogs
- Didáctica de la liberación. Luis Camnitzer
- Constructive Spirit. Abstract Art in South and North America, 1920s-1950s
- Julio Valdez

Upcoming Events
- Pinta London. UK
- Art Basel 41. Switzerland
- SCOPE Basel. Switzerland



Edition No. 76
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News and Views


- The Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico received an important donation. San Juan, Puerto Rico

The Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico (MAPR) augments its collection thanks to an important gift from the Ferrer-Rincón family: Trapiche meladero, a work by Francisco Oller.
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- The American Progress mural in Rockefeller Center has been restored.
New York

After months of a meticulous, inch-by-inch, restoration process, Tishman Speyer, co-owners of Rockefeller Center, revealed the newly restored 656-square foot American Progress mural by Spanish artist Jose Maria Sert. More about this news



- Tribute to Leonora Carrington. Instituto Cultural México Israel (ICMI). Mexico

The Instituto Cultural México Israel (ICMI) gave artist Leonora Carrington (1917) the institution’s medal for her contributions to Mexican art and to World culture. During the tribute, held at the cultural center’s headquarters, officials of the Instituto de las Mujeres del Distrito Federal (Inmujeres) accompanied the British-born painter in the inauguration of the exhibition El Dybbuk. More about this news



- International Design Festival of the City of Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Centro Metropolitano de Diseño of the Economic Development Ministry of the City of Buenos Aires officially presented its “Buenos Aires International Design festival,” to be held for a second edition October 22nd through 31st at the CMD’s headquarters, in Villarino 2498, and in circuits throughout the city. More about this news



Call for entries

- María Sarrate Research Grant 2010. Centro de Arte y Naturaleza. Fundación Beulas. Huesca, Spain

With the objective of supporting and promoting research works and contemporary art studies, the Fundación Beulas and the Centro de Arte y Naturaleza (CDAN) announce the María Sarrate Research Grant 2010, centered on the Beulas Collection and contemporary art. This call is open to persons of legal age of any nationality with a degree in Fine Arts, Art History, Liberal Arts, Library Science and Documentation, and/or researchers in these disciplines. The research will last nine months and will receive a purse of 6,000 Euros. The deadline for participation is July 1, 2010. More about this news





Works for Sale in Virtual Galleries

- Arte Inversión Galeria

The gallery was founded in 2005 with a mission to exhibit in Puerto Rico the art work of various creators who maintain a working relationship with Alejandro Alfonso’s Group, which also includes the Revista Arte Latinoamericano and auction of Latin American art. The gallery is a showcase where dealers, gallery directors, collectors, curators, etc., can establish a contact with artists that are economically strong, emerging professionals always prepared to create projects outside the Arte Inversión Galeria, in order to enrich its curriculum.

Arte Inversión Galeria works conveniently in the secondary market, primarily with Cuban, Dominican and Puerto Rican art. With 17 years of experience of its president, Alejandro Alfonso, the clients receive the best value in every art investment. Visit the virtual gallery






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Electronic Catalog

- Augusta Barreda

We invite you to see the Electronic Catalog of the Peruvian artist Augusta Barreda. It has been said about her work that “Barreda’s visual language has been shaped by the study of arts based in Western and Eastern traditions, as well as those derived from pre-Columbian cultures and folklore.” Visit the catalog





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



Books and Catalogs

- Didáctica de la liberación. Luis Camnitzer

The book by Luis Camnitzer offers an approach to the evolution of conceptualism in Latin America’s history. A research document that moves through history from the work of Simón Rodríguez, in the early 19th century, to the Argentinean group Tucumán Arde. It explores the relation between politics and art, the moment in which they intertwine and conceptualism conceived as strategy. Edited by HUM. 2009, 432 pages. Spanish. 22 images. Soft cover. 6,2 x 9 2/5 in. (16 x 24 cm.). En nuestra tienda






- Constructive Spirit. Abstract Art in South and North America, 1920s-1950s

Catalog of the exhibition organized by the Newark Museum, a result of a curatorial project of more than three years that strives to explore the influence and aesthetic connections between artists throughout the continent, during three important decades of development of the development of abstract art. Texts by Mary Kate O’Hare, curator Cecilia de Torres and Tricia Laughlin among others. Edited by the Newark Museum, 2010. English. 196 pages. 87 color illustrations, 29 in black and white. Hard cover. 10 x 8 3/5 in. (25,5 x 22 cm.). En nuestra tienda



- Julio Valdez

This publication is dedicated to the work of Julio Valdez, artist of Dominican origin, who explores in his work concepts such as insularity and nature. The book, made with Federica Palomero gathers a broad selection of works, essays and photos that illustrate the work of the artist in his workshops, a chronology, a list of exhibitions and bibliography. Editor Eileen Brockbank, 2009. Text by Federica Palomero. Spanish and English. 166 pages. 156 illustrations. Hard cover. 11,1/5 x 12 1/5 in. (28,5 x 31 cm.).
En nuestra tienda




Upcoming Events

- Pinta London. UK

The first edition of the Pinta London Art Show, will take place from 3-6 June 2010 at the Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London. The Show’s program includes a tribute to pioneer artists Carlos Cruz-Diez and Carmen Herrera; an art project that will involve the presentation of curated solo shows in the stands of 20 galleries; the participation of 60 renowned galleries and a series of “Dialogues” that will explore the presence of Latin American art in the British context, and the position of Latin American art within public collections. Visit: www.pintaart.com



- Art Basel 41. Switzerland

Art Basel will take place from June 16-20, 2010, at Messe Basel. The world's premier international art show for modern and contemporary works, Art Basel features nearly 300 leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa, with more than 2,500 artists, ranging from the great masters of modern art to the latest generation of emerging artists. For more information visit: www.artbasel.com.



- SCOPE Basel. Switzerland

This year’s Basel edition of the fair, June 15-19, 2010, will present 85 international galleries upholding its unique tradition of solo and thematic group shows presented alongside museum-quality programming, collector tours, screenings, and special events. Running concurrent with Art Basel for the next three years, SCOPE’s new high profile venue at historic Kaserne is just blocks from Art Basel 41, in the heart of the city. For more information visit: www.scope-art.com




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