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  ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS. March 14, 2014

Weekly News, March 10 to 16, 2014
Mira Schendel
The Fundação de Serralves opens to the public the first major exhibition of Mira Schendel. Regarded as one of the most prolific Latin American creators, Schendel approached throughout her career themes associated with language and meaning and, along with Lygia Clark and Oiticica, contributed to redefining the image European modern art in Brazil.
Alfredo Jaar. Shadows
Alfredo Jaar´s Shadows, a large-scale installation commissioned by SCAD, is the second part of a trilogy of installations revolving around the power of a single extraordinary documentary image.
Art and Artificial Life
The VIDA Art and Artificial Life competition was created by the Fundación Telefónica in 1999 with the objective of promoting artistic creation based on new technologies. It has become one of the most prestigious artistic awards that merges art, science and technology.
Pasa Causa
This exhibition presented works by 64 artists who graduated from several art schools in Lima.The goal was to offer their works at affordable prices.
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
The theft of a large number of artworks from the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes in Havana, Cuba, has been discovered after several well-known paintings that belong to that National Arts Museum´s collection appeared in an art sale in Miami.
Ética-Estética-Política. GBG Arts
The exhibition Ética-Estética-Política, curated by María Elena Ramos, was presented at GBG Arts Gallery in Caracas.
2014 CPPC Travel Award for Curators
The Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (CPPC) and Independent Curators International (ICI) announce the open call for participation in the 2014 Travel Award for Curators.
Organization of Ibero-American States Mobility Program
The Organization of Ibero-American States for Education, Science and Culture (OEI, its Spanish acronym) continues its actions in support of the mobilities of the cultural sector with the Organization of the Ibero-American States Mobility Program for Ibero-American artists, managers, promoters and professionals in the cultural field.
Pablo León de la Barra
Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art

Pablo León de la Barra, currently the Latin American curator at Guggenheim UBS MAP, talks about his interest in Latin American art and the relevance of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art project. An initiative launched with the purpose of creating connections between different Latin American contexts and deepen their understanding, on he basis of their particularities and differences and with a focus not only on large nations but also less visible ones.
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Dec 2013 - Feb 2014

Alfredo Jaar. Es difícil y Hágase la luz (Signed)
Two books with Alfredo Jaar´s work. It is Difficult is the chronology of his most important projects.
Price: US$65

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