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  ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS. April 26, 2013
26/04/2013



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April 22 to 28, 2013
 
Appointment
New Director for Musée du Louvre
Jean-Luc Martinez, previously the director of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities at the Musée du Louvre (Paris), will be the institution’s new Director.

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Award
Penagos Prize for Drawing to Carlos Cruz-Díez
The MAPFRE Foundation awarded the Penagos Prize for Drawing to Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez, in recognition of his career achievements and his contributions to drawing as a genre in the visual arts.

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Call
International Short Film Festival "El Cine a las Calles"
ACAENCORTO Producciones, AC, CODISEEG, and Promofest Promoting Film for Festivals are calling to the International Short Film Festival “El Cine a las Calles”, in Mexico.

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Call
Artecámara 2013
The Bogotá Chamber of Commerce calls Colombian artists and foreign-born artists residing in Colombia, 40 or younger and unrepresented by a commercial gallery, to exhibit their work in the Artecámara Pavilion 2013.

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Exhibition
Leo Matiz, mirando el infinito
The Museo Nacional de Colombia presents Leo Matiz, mirando el infinito, a temporary exhibition. In 128 black-and-white photographs, this show brings forth the humanistic, post-avant-garde aesthetics of this photo-reporter born in Aracataca (Magdalena).

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Theft
Two Roberto Fabelo works
During the last Pinta 2012 fair in New York City, two works by Cuban artist Roberto Fabelo were stolen.

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HEARD ON THE STREET
 
 
A Polemic at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Thomas P. Campbell, the director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, has published a letter in the institution’s web page in response to a complaint launched by its neighbors, who allege that for years the museum has tricked the public with its admission payments.

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BOOK FOR SALE

Book
Rafael Barrios The Park Avenue Project
The catalog documents several sculptures of the Venezuelan artist, from the time they were commissioned until the moment of their installations at Park Avenue in Manhattan, New York. The images show interaction of the public and different moments of the works during the day .

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