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  ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS. August 1, 2011
01/08/2011

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August 1 to 5, 2011


Appointment

Eric C. Shiner

A native of New Castle, Pennsylvania, Shiner obtained a B.A. in Art History and Architecture and in Japanese Language and Literature from the University of Pittsburgh, and later a M.A.

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Appointment

Ai Weiwei, Visiting Professor

Recently released from jail in his country, Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has accepted a visiting professor post at the Fine Arts University (UdK) in Berlin. His incorporation to the university's teaching staff will significantly add to the artistic and discursive level of the institution, according to its directors.

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Exhibition

Rivane Neuenschwander

The Miami Art Museum presents Rivane Neuenschwander: A Day Like Any Other, an exhibition centered on the early career of this Brazilian artist, bringing together paintings, photographs, films, sculptures, installations, and participatory actions.

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Exhibition

Bordes y Desbordes

The show Bordes y desbordes de una ciudad, a selection of images recording the deep and traumatic shifts underwent by the city of Buenos Aires between 1930 and our times, remained open to the public through July 31st.

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Exhibition

Restoration of Camilo Egas' Mural

This past July 13th, 2011, a restored Festival Ecuatoriano, a mural created in 1932 by Ecuadorian artist Camilo Egas (1889-1961) for Manhattan's The New School university, was presented to the public for the first time in ten years.

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ART NOTES
 

6th International Banner Biennial ES2010

The 6th Banner Biennial, held last November in the city of Tijuana, became once again a space for the confrontation and revision of the work of artists from a variety of origins. As happens every two years, the event's chief curator, Marta Palau-who recently received Mexico's National Arts Award-convoked a group of 37 artists mostly from Brazil, Cuba, Chile, the US, Nicaragua, Argentina, and Mexico, with special emphasis on artists residing in the border zone.

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Design

Mexican Design I

Regarding the vast territory of furniture design in Mexico, four key periods can be identified that allow for a comprehensive analysis: indigenous roots, European influences, popular art, and international development.

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Solo Show

Claudio Vera-Coelho

Claudio Vera-Coelho is an artist from a land that knows the value of materials in terms of their symbolisms and conceptual referents. Educated with the principles of the Escuela del Sur and under the tutelage of teacher and friend Julio Alpuy, Claudio Vera-Coelho constructed a visual language in which respect for materials and surroundings are visibly some of the most admirable values of his work.

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Solo Show

Graciela Olio and Marcela Cabutti

This exhibition of works by Graciela Olio and Marcela Cabutti brings together two artists whose works have been conceived and executed independently of each other. Upon entering the ample gallery at the OSDE—in La Plata, Buenos Aires province—the visitor finds installations, wall works, and works on pedestals.

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