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  ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS. October 18, 2013

Weekly News, October 14 to 20, 2013
ESTUDIO 21 Creation and Curatorship Grants
Organizers of the ESTUDIO 21 Creation and Curatorship Grants, have announced the winners of the 2013 edition of the call, an initiative of the Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales (CDAV) in Havana, Cuba. During the award ceremony held on September 13 of this year, the following winning works were announced: Descenso (Descent) by Dania González-Sanabria, Scissors by Aissa Santiso-Camiade, and John Cage Interpretado (John Cage Interpreted) by Maykel Rodríguez-Ricardo.
New Space
Jumex Museum
On November 16th, Jumex Foundation/Collection, established by Eugenio López, will open the doors of the new Jumex Museum in Mexico City.
Antoni Tápies
From the month of October and until January 19, 2014, the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao presents Antoni Tàpies. From Object to Sculpture (1964-2009), a retrospective exhibition that expands five decades in the artist’s production and showcases an enormous variety of techniques and materials.
Mira Schendel
Tate Modern, London, recently inaugurated the first large retrospective exhibition of the work of Brazilian artist Mira Schendel (1919-1988), curated by Tanya Barson, featuring more than 270 drawings and sculptures that represent the oeuvre of one of Brazilian art’s most important figures.
Uncommon Ground: Land Art in Britain 1966-1979
This exhibition of the collection held by the Arts Council, a branch of London's Southbank Center, began on September 28th and will remain open through January 5th, 2014.
Good Practices in Educational Activities Award for Ibero-American museums, 4th edition
Ibermuseos is accepting submissions for the 4th edition of the Good Practices in Educational Activities Award for Ibero-American museums.
Institutions in the fields of education and museums can submit their entries through October 31st, 2013, in two categories:
Category I for completed or ongoing projects.
Category II for projects in the planning stages.

Public Sculpture by Negret in Need of Restoration
The work by artist Edgar Negret (Colombia, 1920-2012) entitled El Maíz (Maize), is a public sculpture that stands in front of the headquarters of the Organization of American States (OAS), in Washington D.C. Donated to the OAS by Negret 16 years ago, the piece is visibly deteriorated.
Pintura Abierta
A video on Pintura Abierta, a collaborative project that prompted the circulation of ideas about painting. In an attempt to consider this language through its practice, the creation and reflection laboratory gathered different proposals by Colombian painters by means of on-site paintings. The project took place in the Parqueadero space of the Museo del Banco de la República.
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ArtNexus 90
Sep - Nov 2013

Mujeres en las artes de Panamá en el siglo XX
A book edited by art critic and historian, Mónica E. Kupfer, highlighting women´s contribution to arts and culture in Panama. Through different essays it in the fields of visual arts, dance, photography, filmmaking, literature, music and theatre.
Price: US$48

This book accompanied the exhibition with the same title proposing a game with death conceived as a “project”. It gathers the work of a large group of artists who participated in the show highlighting each one of their approaches, a rooted subject in Mexican culture.
Price: US$51