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  ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS. June 3,2011.
03/06/2011

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May 30 to June 3, 2011


Award

Javier Rodríguez

Venezuelan artist Javier Rodríguez was selected to participate in the intensive summer residency program for emerging visual artists offered by the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in the State of Maine, in the US. This initiative is part of the professional education grant program offered each year by the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (CPPC) of the Fundación Cisneros to local artists, with the goal of supporting the intellectual and professional development of Venezuelan artists.

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Award

Rafael Guerrero
4th Torres García Painting Prize

The Associació Sant Lluc per l'Art Mataró announced the winner of the 4th Torres García Painting Prize on May 12 of this year. Peruvian artist Rafael Guerrero (Piura, Peru, 1980) received the recognition that was accompanied by a purse of 9,000.00 euros, for his work entitled Airport.

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Distinctions & Appointments

New President at Getty

The Getty Center in Los Angeles (U.S.) announced the appointment of James Cuno, an international expert in the visual arts field, as the new President and Chief Executive of the J. Paul Getty Trust. Cuno's appointment will become effective on August 1.

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Call

15th Rufino Tamayo Painting Biennial

The Mexican National Council for Culture and the Arts, jointly with the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes and the Government of the State of Oaxaca, through the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo in Oaxaca and the Fundación Olga y Rufino Tamayo, A.C., extend an invitation to Mexican and international artists-who have lived in Mexico for the last five years-to submit their works in this painting competition created by Rufino Tamayo in 1982.

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Exhibition

Francis Alÿs
MoMA

The Museum of Modern Art in New York presents until August 1 the exhibition entitled A Story of Deception, by Francis Alÿs, a Belgian artist with a critical gaze on the reality of Latin America.

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ART NOTES
 

Suprasensorial: Experiments in Light, Color, and Space

Curated by Alma Ruiz, the exhibition presents five large-scale installations by emblematic artists Carlos Cruz-Diez (Venezuela, b. 1923), Lucio Fontana (Argentina/Italy, 1899-1968), Julio Le Parc (Argentina, b. 1928), Hélio Oiticica (Brazil, 1937-1980), and Jesús Rafael Soto (Venezuela, 1923-2005).

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ARTNEXUS MAGAZINE
 

Solo Show

Heriberto Mora

In modern times, á la Charles Chaplin, it was still possible to speak about love. The vertigo of the contemporary, even as we debate the end of postmodernity, to makes doing so increasingly more difficult. Heriberto Mora’s exhibition The Home, at the Miami Alliance Française’s Carré Rouge Gallery, brings to mind Roland Barthes’ declaration: “Discredited by modern opinion, the sentimentality of love must be assumed by the loving subject as a source of transgression that leaves it alone and exposed”.

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Solo Show

Jan Hendrix

The exhibition entitled Quince Vistas (Fifteen Views) presents the recent inquiries on nature by Jan Hendrix, a Dutch artist who has resided in Mexico since 1978.

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Solo Show

Raúl Martínez

Latin America is a diversified garden populated by talented visual artists. The latter are defined by historical periods, tendencies, concepts, and by geographic demarcations. During these last three decades 1980 to 2010 aside from the great masters, movements, and the manifestation of a robust interaction between the visual arts and the economy—that resulted in an important art market there have also emerged strong Latin American profiles, individual and geographi-cal.

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