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Weekly News, July 15 to 21, 2013
Remedios Varo
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Remedios Varo’s death, MAM has programmed a memorial exhibition, curated by Marisol Argüelles, which will be open to the public between August 14th and October 26th.
Jesús "Bubu" Negrón
An exhibition that consists of a three-level installation of readings based on the recovery of Mexican-born poet Esteban Valdés—creator of the first book of concrete poetry in Puerto Rico—entitled Interpretation of the Sonnet of the Stars by Jesús "Bubu" Negrón has just opened at the Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros (SAPS).
43rd (Inter)National Artists Salon
With the presence of Colombia's Minister of Culture, Mariana Garcés, the 43rd (Inter)National Artists Salon (43SNA) was officially presented on July 9th.
New Space
Museum of Contemporary Art
The visual arts alternative space located on the West Coast of the US and formerly known as the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum (CAF), now renamed as the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (MCA, Santa Barbara), launches its new identity with a series of exhibitions scheduled to begin in July of 2013.
Call for Exhibition Projects
The Museos de la Ciudad Foundation, through Quito’s Centro de Arte Contemporáneo, is calling for exhibition proposals for the Centro de Arte Contemporáneo during the 2014 administrative year, to be presented through November of 2014.
4 HàbitatArtístic Castelló Fellowships
HàbitatArtístic Castelló offers 4 fellowships: 2 for artists who are Spanish nationals, and 2 for foreign artists who are not residents of Spain.
PhotoBookAwards 2013
Paris Photo and Aperture Foundation are calling for submissions to the PhotoBook 2013 Awards, celebrating the book’s contribution to the narrative evolution of photography.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art bids goodbye to the iconic clasps used as entry tickets
Since Monday, July 1st, the emblematic clasps used by the MET as admission tickets will be replaced by paper stickers, after 42 years in use.
María Fernanda Cardoso
In this video, carried out within the framework of the Meridianos Program at Casa Daros in Rio de Janeiro, artist María Fernanda Cardoso speaks about copulation and the morphology of some species and how she involves these into the development of her project Moco: Museo de Organos Copulatorios (Museum of Copulatory Organs). To analyze the sexual organs of invertebrates from their shape and behavior, as in the case of fleas, would be a job meant for a biologist.
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ArtNexus 89
Jun - Aug 2013

Caminos de la Vanguardia Cubana
The catalogue accompanied the exhibition Caminos de la Vanguardia Cubana at MALBA (Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, Fundación Costantini).
Price: US$22

Óscar Muñoz. Documents of Amnesia
Catalog of his first solo exhibition in Spain, organized by the Meiac of Badajoz. The book includes several essays that explain how the artist researches the process of entropy to which photography and digital archives are subjected, and how he explores the topics related to identity, narcissism and anonymity.
Price: US$43