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  ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS. October 25, 2013
25/10/2013


Weekly News, October 21 to 27, 2013
Award
Rivane Neuenschwander Wins the 2013 Yanghyun Prize
The Yanghyun Foundation announced the Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander as the recipient of the 2013 Yanghyun Prize. Neuenschwander has been selected by the jury consisting of Fumio Nanjo, Director of Mori Art Museum, and Philippe Vergne, Director of Dia Art Foundation, who commented in their statement that "Neuenschwander's work brings together painting, photography, film, sculpture, installation and collaboration with audience, and is often based on an awareness of simple gestures, processes and quotidian 'savoir faire'.
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Appointment
Alejandra Peña Gutiérrez
The Board of Trustees of the Museo de Arte de Ponce and the Luis A. Ferré Ponce announces the appointment of cultural promoter and architect Alejandra Peña Gutiérrez as the museum’s Executive Director.
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Residency
FLATTPRIZE Announces Partnership with the National Arts Club and UNTITLED Art Fair.
Founded in 2010, FLATT is a philanthropic arts platform that sponsors and celebrates creativity across all disciplines, including science, the visual arts, film, dance, performance, music, writing, and poetry.
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Exhibition
Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art
Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art will be on view from October 25, 2013 through March 2, 2014. Following its presentation in Washington, D.C., the exhibition will travel to six cities across the United States. The exhibition is organized by E. Carmen Ramos, curator of Latino art at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
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Event
La Vasija Biennial 2013
On September 20 of this year the Centro Hispanoamericano de Cultura opened the 2013 edition of La Vasija Biennial with the award ceremony and the inauguration of the exhibition-competition. The event was sponsored by the Museo de la Cerámica Contemporánea Cubana.
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COMEP Fellowships
The World Confederation of Private Education (COMEP), an UNESCO-recognized organization, offers 50 fellowships for international students in undergraduate and graduate courses of study, or following extension programs at Universidad Abierta Interamericana.
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The gender discrimination and hostile workplace claim against El Museo del Barrio has been dismissed
Filed by the former Director of El Museo del Barrio, Margarita Aguilar, the claim was dismissed by the New York State Division of Human Rights.
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Tomie Ohtake
On the occasion of the exhibition Pintura e Pureza, works by Brazilian-Japanese artist Tomie Ohtake at Nara Roesler gallery, Agnadio Farias, visual arts curator at the Tomie Ohtake Institute talks about the show and Ohtake's work, with special reference to her use of monochromes, her creation of textures and backgrounds, and the ways in which her art is a contribution to debates about color. This exhibition was a part of the celebratory program for Ohtake's 100th birthday, intended to present the public with a wide panoramic of her abundant oeuvre.
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ArtNexus 90
Sep - Nov 2013



Pintura colombiana contemporánea
A summary of the most relevant pictorial works in the current production of Colombian visual arts. Texts by Eduardo Serrano and Alfred Wild and the works Ángel Alfaro, Juan Camilo Arango, Sandra Barrera, Joaquín Barrios, John Jader Bedoya, Mauricio Carmona, Leonardo Cubillos, Javier Cuellar, Audino Díaz, Dilsa Jiménez, Hindi Ilajtu, Juan Melo, Olivia Miranda, Santiago Montoya, Walbert Pérez, Fernando Pertuz, Pablo Rincón, Jairo Rivera, Luis Fernando Robles, Álex Rodríguez, Mario Salazar, Giovanni Sánchez, Julián Urrego and Andrea Valencia.
Price: US$78



Wilfredo Prieto. Amarrado a la pata de la mesa
Catalog of the exhibition by the young Cuban artist Wilfredo Prieto, at Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo (CA2M), in Madrid. The book contains 4 essays explaining the development of the artist, with examples taken from works in the show.
Price: US$15