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  ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS. November 2, 2012.
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Press Release

ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS, WWW.ARTNEXUS.COM


October 29 to November 2, 2012

Appointment

María Mercedes González

The Board of Directors of the Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín has named María Mercedes González as the institution’s new Director. González holds an M. A. in Media Studies from The New School for Social Research and is a specialist in Cultural Studies and a Political Scientist at Universidad Javeriana.

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Exhibition

Bandera by Antonio Dias

The Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende (MSSA) in Santiago has organized multiple activities during 2012 to celebrate the 40 year anniversary of its foundation. A noteworthy event was the final installation at the Museum’s entrance of the work entitled Bandera (Flag) by Brazilian artist Antonio Dias.

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Exhibition

Picasso Black and White at the Guggenheim in New York

The Guggenheim Museum in New York will present until January 23, 2013 the exhibition entitled Picasso Black and White. This exhibit will showcase for the first time a series of works by the Spanish artist that resulted from his exploration of a monochromatic palette.

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Exhibition

Ciudad como escenario

Art historian Ivonne Pini curates this exhibition of videos from the León and Celia Birbragher collection, open to the public at the ArtNexus Space in Bogotá through December 15th.

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Obituary

Viredo Espinosa, member of the innovative Los Once group, dies

Viredo Espinosa (Havana, 1928), a member of the pioneering Los Once group that between 1953 and 1955 gave the opening salvos of abstract expressionism in Cuba and caught up the island's modern arts with the era's forward-looking proposals, died this August 26th in Costa Mesa, California.

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ART NOTES
 

The Stockholm Syndrome: Comments After a Metal Building

Latin America still suffers from a kind of Stockholm Syndrome. Enamored as we are with our former kidnappers, it is difficult for us to let go of our forebears' aspirations to turn those tropical horizons into a reflection of the Old World.

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ARTNEXUS MAGAZINE
 

Essay

Agustín Fernández

Among the most cosmopolitan artists to emerge from Cuba’s final vanguardia generation, Agustín Fernández (1928-2006) ranks as one of Surrealism’s most discerning latter-day interpreters.

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Solo Show

Adrian Melis

New Production Structures, the first solo exhibition by artist Adrian Melis (Havana, 1985) in Spain, addresses the failures of Cuba’s system of production from an artistic perspective.

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Solo Show

Érika Ordosgoitti

On November 14 of 2011, the exhibition entitled The Necessary Instability by artist Érika Ordosgoitti was inaugurated at the Galería Universitaria de Arte of the Universidad Central in Venezuela (UCV). Since 2009 Ordosgoitti has stood out as a singular performance artist with a powerful presence.

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BOOK FOR SALE
 

Book

Antonio Dias. Anywhere is My Land

The catalog accompanied the exhibition of the artist held at Daros, Zurich. It includes an introductory text, an interview with the artist, biography and a chronology of his work. Texts by Hans Michael Herzog. Published by Daros Latinamerica AG, 2010.

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