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  ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS. December 6, 2013
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Weekly News, December 1 to 8, 2013
Exhibition
Luis Brito
The Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá, celebrating its 50th anniversary, is presenting the show Fotografía: Donación en la colección, with works by Venezuelan photographer Luis Brito, winner of the National Photography Award in Venezuela in 1996.
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Event
Honduras Biennial
The Honduras Biennial brings together visual artists in the country with the goal of contributing their regional presence at the Central-American Isthmus Visual Arts Biennial (BAVIC).
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Event
Feria de Arte Sonoro de Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico Sound Art Fair)

Puerto Rico celebrated its third Feria de Arte Sonoro (FAS|PR|2013) the month of October with an exhibition, artist panels, curator talks, three nights of live performances by local artists, and the island’s premier of “60 x 60” (2012), an audio performance featuring 60 new pieces of music each lasting no more than 60 seconds.
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Donation
Pérez Art Museum Receives Influx of Donations in the Wake of Art Basel
Times are prosperous for the Perez Art Museum. Director Thom Collins announced this week that a number of private donors have given recent contributions totaling about $8 million.
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Reopening
Tate Britain Museum
Tate Britain Museum has recently reopened to the public after a two-year remodeling project led by architect Adam Caruso.
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SFMOMA
Will Allow Free Admission to Everyone 18 and Under Following Successful Fundraising Campaign

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) announced that when its expanded building opens to the public in 2016, they will allow free admission for everyone 18 and under. The new policy is predicted to attract as many as 30,000 additional visitors annually to the new museum.
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Rafael Lozano-Hemmer
A video record of Mexican artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s participation in Casa Daros’ Meridianos Program last November. In conversation with the audience, the artist presented videos of some of his interactive installations and spoke about the themes in his work, his use of public spaces, and the presence of light. In particular, En voz alta, exhibited in Mexico in 2008. This work was created to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the student massacre at Tlatelolco, which took place on October 2nd, 1968.
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ArtNexus 91
Dec 2013 - Feb 2014



Contemporary Art in Latin America
This book analyzes contemporary Latin American art with an essay by Gerardo Mosquera, who part from his experience as curator to discuss the subject of identity and the inter-cultural dynamics of current Latin American art.
Price: US$36



Tomás Maldonado
In conversation with María Amalia García Book from the series edited by Fundación Cisneros, aiming to preserve the work of important Latin American artists.
Price: US$20