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  ARTNEXUS NEWS. Dec 24-Jan 4, 2012
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ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS, WWW.ARTNEXUS.COM


December 24 to January 4, 2013

Award

EFG Bank y ArtNexus

EFG Bank and ArtNexus announced emerging artist Manuel Calderón, represented by Galería El Museo, as the winner of the EFG ArtNexus Acquisition Award in its second consecutive year.

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Call

arteBA-Petrobras Visual Arts, 10th Edition

The arteBA foundation is receiving entries for the 10th edition of the arteBA-Petrobras Visual Arts Award. The competition is open to visual artists 18 or older who are Argentinean citizens regardless of their country of residence, or foreigners currently residing in Argentina.

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Distinction

Nicolás Franco, recipient of the AMA 2013 Fellowship

Chilean artist Nicolás Franco received the AMA Fellowship 2013, given by the AMA Foundation, sponsored by collector Juan Yarur and curator Cecilia Brunson.

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Appointments

João Fernandes

João Fernandes has been appointed Under Director for Conservation, Research, and Diffusion at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid, replacing Lynne Cooke, who held the post since 2008.

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ART NOTES
 

The 2012 Whitney Biennial

While many works exhibited were by artists who have not been presented before, and this was one of the biennial’s redeeming factors, it was up to the viewer to decipher what it was all about beyond showcasing what ostensibly is the most interesting art being made in the U.S. today.

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ARTNEXUS MAGAZINE
 

Solo Show

Fanny Sanín

Traditionally the art establishment has tended to favor the Big Picture: large-scale works over more intimately sized ones, and in hanging art, paint on canvas beats works on paper almost any time.

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Solo Show

Carlos Contente

In recent years, the phenomenon of urban art has made valuable contributions to the philosophical debate around art. A sustained look at the specifics of images superimposed to urban furnishings such as walls, lampposts, manhole covers, etc., reveals the peculiarities of this kind of art.

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Solo Show

Leonardo Portus

It is striking that Leonardo Portus (1969) declares in his biography to be a self-taught artist. The formal rigor, aesthetic presence, and the conceptual reaches of his work would appear to come more from the academia of a visual arts school—from where most artists exhibiting their work in the galleries of Santiago appear to come.

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BOOK FOR SALE
 

Book

Didáctica de la Liberación. Luis Camnitzer

The book by Luis Camnitzer offers an approach to the evolution of conceptualism in Latin America’s history. A research document that moves through history from the work of Simón Rodríguez, in the early 19th century, to the Argentinean group Tucumán Arde.

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