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  ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS. May 10, 2013
10/05/2013


Weekly News, May 6 to 12, 2013
Appointment
Charles Esche
The director of the Netherland's Van Abbe Museum, Charles Esche, has been selected as the new curator for the next edition of the São Paulo Biennial, to be held in 2014.
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Award
Colección 1800 Prize
The names of the winners of the Colección 1800 Prize, intended to promote the production and commercialization of contemporary art and featured by Tequila 1800 and Zona MACO, were made public in April, 2013.
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Exhibition
Hyper-Realism 1967-2012
Organized by the Institut für Kulturaustausch (The Institute for Cultural Exchange in Germany) and curated by its director, Otto Letze, the traveling exhibition entitled Hyper-Realism 1967-2012 will be shown at the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza until June 9 and then it will travel to the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery in the UK.
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Exhibition
En busca de sí mismo Videoart Group
The Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes (INBA)’s Ex Teresa Arte Actual presents, through May 26th, En busca de sí mismo, a group videoart show comprising nearly 30 videos made by 22 artists of various nationalities.
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Event
Colombian artists at Meet in Beijing Art Festival
Ten Colombian artists are participating in Meet in Beijing Art Festival, to be held in Beijing with the goal of fostering exchanges between nations
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Donation
Kunsthaus Zürich The Walter Haefner Foundation
In memory of entrepreneur Walter Haefner and his close ties with Kusntahus Zurich, the foundation named after him has decided to donate 20 million Swiss francs to the Kunsthaus’s expansion program, an amount that far surpasses their 2011  donated to the same institution.
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Fotografía Artes Plásticas Prize
The call for entries to the University of Murcia’s 13th Fotografía Artes Plásticas Prize is open through May 17th. Any resident in Spain, regardless of nationality.
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Figurativas'13
Fundació de les Arts i els Artistes is calling for Figurativas ’13, open to all artists who want to participate.
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MediaLab-Prado Seeks Director
Madrid Arte y Cultura S.A. (MACSA) announces the process of selection for its new opening, the directorship of MediaLab-Prado.
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Water damages 14 artworks at Museo del Prado
A water leak in the Museo del Prado warehouse has caused damage to six paintings, among them Jan Brueghel the Elder’s The Wedding Banquet, and eight drawings.
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ArtNexus 88
Feb - Apr 2013



Virginia Pérez-Ratton, Transit through a Doubtful Strait
The book was edited in homage to the contribution of the late Costa Rican curator and artist critical thinking and to the development of contemporary art and culture.
Price: US$40