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  ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS. July 8,2011.
08/07/2011

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July 4 to 8, 2011


Award

2010 Critics' Choice Awards-AICA, Venezuela Chapter

An event organized every year by the International Association of Art Critics (AICA, Venezuela Chapter), the 2010 Critics' Choice Awards were presented in May of 2011. The award ceremony was held at the Centro Cultural BOD-Corp Banca.

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Call

2011 Emergent-Fundació Sorigué Photography Prize

The Emergent-Lleida (International photography and visual arts festival) and the Fundació Sorigué announce the opening of their 2011 Emergent-Fundació Sorigué photography prize call. The call is open to individuals of any age who reside in any part of Europe and who belong to any faculty that offers a photography and/or an art academic program.

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Exhibition

Enrique Jezik: Obstruct, Destroy, Conceal

Until November 27, 2011 the MUAC in Mexico City presents the exhibition entitled Enrique Jezik: Obstruct, Destroy, Conceal. Curated by Cuauhtémoc Medina, the exhibition offers a vast panoramic view of the artistic endeavor of Enrique Jezik, a leading artist in the Mexican contemporary art scene

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Exhibition

"Feminine Identity at the IVAM Collection" in Brazil

The Museu de Arte Contemporânea do Centro Dragão do Mar de Arte e Cultura (MAC Dragão do Mar) in Fortaleza, Brazil, presents until August 14 of this year the exhibition entitled "Feminine Identity at the IVAM Collection." This traveling exhibition from the Institut Valencià d'Art Modern arrives to Brazil with the goal of bringing female artists and their "artistic narratives" together through their works.

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Exhibition

"Inspiración" by Sara Facio

Argentine artist Sara Facio presents until July 31, 2011 the exhibition Inspiration, a retrospective of her artistic career that includes approximately 140 photographs. Curated by Cristina Alemparte, the exhibition is shown at the Centro Cultural Gabriela Mistral in the Chilean capital.

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ART NOTES
 

Miamicito

Miamicito, an outstanding sampler of works by contemporary Bolivian artists, was recently on view at Dot Fiftyone Gallery, located in Miami's Wynwood District.

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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
 

Exhibition

The Potosí Principle

The Potosí Principle has the virtue of collecting a historical perspective on the colonial Baroque and contemporary art. Artists Inés Doujak, María Galindo and the Mujeres Creando collective, Elvira Espejo, Luis Niño, Eduardo Molinari, Harun Faroki, Lucas Valdés, Rogelio López Cuenva, Anna Artaker, among others, create critical works offering a close look at the current context, marked by a globalized world where Capital generates new ways of rendering the world visible.

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Solo Show

Anna Maria Maiolino

Anna Maria Maiolino, the Italian-born Brazilian artist, is celebrating 50 years in the arts with nothing less than her first European retrospective.

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Solo Show

Carla Zaccagnini

To reflect on what surrounds us, on the way we see the world, we must start from zero, change our inherited codes, and extricate knowledge from its habitual field, displacing it towards different terrains. The work of Carla Zaccagnini (Buenos Aires, 1973) starts with that drive to investigate the world and transform the structures around us, demonstrating that a different perception of them is possible when one uses imagination and willpower.

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