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  ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS. August 23, 2013
22/08/2013


Weekly News, August 19 to 25, 2013
Appointment
Jacopo Crivelli Visconti and Manuela Moscoso
The Cuenca Biennial recently announced the selection of the two curators that will form the curatorial team for its 12th edition, to be held in May, 2014.
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Exhibition
Irregular Hexagon: Colombian Art in Residency
From August 6 through September 6, 2013, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Colombia and the Fundación Gilberto Alzate Avendaño (FUGA), present the exhibition entitled Irregular Hexagon: Colombian Art in Residency, on display at the FUGA’s exhibition space.
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Workshop
Artistic Creation Workshop Incidences from the Private to the Public and from the Public to the Private
From September 20 through September 22 the Artistic Creation Workshop Incidences from the Private to the Public and from the Public to the Private will be held at the Fundación NMAC (Montenmedio Arte Contemporáneo, Vejer de la Frontera. Cadiz). The workshop aims at offering young artists the opportunity to be exposed to experiences that encourage their creativity.
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Congress
International Congress on Cultural Management
The Culture Department of the Centro Latinoamericano de Economía Humana with the sponsorship of the Fondo the Ayudas para las Artes Escénicas Iberoamericanas (Iberescena), present the International Congress on Cultural Management in the city of Montevideo in Uruguay.
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Publication
Details and Documents about the Life of Arthur Bispo do Rosário
The recent bilingual book entitled Arthur Bispo do Rosário: El Arte Más Allá de la Locura (Arthur Bispo do Rosario: Art Beyond Madness) reveals never before published documents about the life and work of the Brazilian artist who spent most of his life in a psychiatric hospital and developed his work in complete isolation from the art establishment that currently legitimizes him.
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Obituary
Antonio Vidal-Fernández
A circle integrated into the composition would oftentimes become the author’s distinctive mark. So, anyone looking at one of his paintings would almost always be able to identify it as one of Antonio Vidal’s work, even without having to look at the signature. It was rare for the artist not to include a stain or geometric shape on the canvas or paper.
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OAS Professional Development Scholarships
The Department of Human Development, Education and Culture of the Organization of American States' Office of the General Secretary is offering scholarship opportunities for citizens of all its member states.
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Vontade Construtiva na Coleção Fadel, MAR – Rio de Janeiro
Throughout the Twentieth Century, non-figurative art reached such a wide scope in Brazil that it became a thread of Ariadne to be unraveled by critics. The exhibition titled Vontade Construtiva na Coleção Fadel, shed new light on this topic, revealing aspects of an artistic language that found its Latin American pioneers in Brazil and Argentina.
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Iris Grace Halmshaw, Artist at the Age of 3
Three-year-old Iris Grace Halmshaw has been enthusiastically received by the public because of the promotion of three of her paintings on the internet.
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35 years of MAMM, building a Museum for everyone
On the 35th anniversary of the Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín (Colombia), Alberto Sierra, Óscar Roldan Alzate, Jorge Velásquez, Juliana Restrepo, María Mercedes González, and other personalities tell the museum's story and explain its importance, its commitments, and its latest expansion plans.
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ArtNexus 89
Jun - Aug 2013



Constructive Spirit. Abstract Art in South and North America, 1920s-1950s
Catalog of the exhibition organized by the Newark Museum, a result of a curatorial project of more than three years that strives to explore the influence and aesthetic connections between artists throughout the continent, during three important decades of development of the development of abstract art.
Price: US$26




Graciela Sacco. M2
A publication of the project M2 of works by the Argentinean artist Graciela Sacco, where she proposes several questions and reflections on the implications of the square meter, parting from its physical existence.
Price: US$45