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  ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS. June 24,2011.
24/06/2011

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June 20 to 24, 2011


Exhibition

New Casa Daros and its Pre-inaugural Program

To celebrate the inauguration of the new Casa Daros in Río de Janeiro, in 2012, Daros Latinamerica organized a series of pre-inaugural events, presented in the context of the series of encounters entitled Meridians.

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Exhibition

Modern Mexican Painting from the Andrés Blaisten Collection

Nearly 80 works that are part of the Colección Blaisten will be shown in the U.S. in a traveling exhibition that will begin on July 1 of this year. The event represents the first formal survey of the emblematic works from this collection.

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Exhibition

Between Forever and Never at the Venice Biennale

Until November 27 of this year, the Istituto Italo-Latino Americano (IILA) presents at the Latin American Pavilion of the 54th Venice Biennale, the exhibition entitled Between Forever and Never-quoting the title of a poem by Uruguayan writer Mario Benedetti-dedicated to the bicentennial of Latin American independence.

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Call

Proposals 2011 Fundación Arte y Derecho

The Fundación Arte y Derecho announced its call for Proposals 2011 aimed at promoting artistic practices through the sponsorship of visual creations. The call is divided into five categories: Visual Arts, Photography, Design, Illustration, and New Technologies. Multidisciplinary projects will be accepted but must be entered in the category participants regard as the most predominant in such projects.

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Call

72nd International Exhibition of Fine Arts-Valdepeñas

The Department of Culture of Valdepeñas calls artists from around the globe to participate in the 72nd International Exhibition of Fine Arts-Valdepeñas.

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ART NOTES
 

May 2011 Latin American Auctions NY

Abundance was the qualifying word this season for the Latin American sales at both Christie's and Sotheby's. Rarely does the market get a chance to see Latin American art of quality in such quantities and from almost every period and school. The success of the sales, which totaled an outstanding $26,853,025 for Sotheby's and $22,571,450 for Christie's, is very impressive indeed.

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ARTNEXUS MAGAZINE
 

Solo Show

Pablo Cardoso

Pablo Cardoso (Cuenca, 1965) has managed to combine substantial reflections with commercial success and has become one of most internationally famous Ecuadorian artists. His personality is exactly like his work: phlegmatic and restrained. Three years in art school along with his self-taught inquiries were sufficient to arm him with the necessary skills to develop a discourse that, among other things, derides the place of otherness in art history as well as in contemporary thought.

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Solo Show

Yoshua Okón

Hot Dog Stick, 2010, is the name of the two-channel video by Mexican artist Yoshua Okón (b.1970), commissioned by Los Angeles Nomadic Division, LAND, for the second edition of Santa Monica¿s Glow Festival in September.

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Solo Show

Jorge Tacla

To encounter the visual work of Jorge Tacla (1958) is to find the germinal moment in his writing: a pictorial language that emerged from the Chilean Neo-Expressionism of the end of the 1970s, and that—during a period of political repression—began to develop and to recontextualize in New York, where Tacla emigrated in 1981.

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