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  ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS. May 30, 2014
30/05/2014


Weekly News, May 26 to June 1, 2014
Award
William Kentridge
The 2013 Penagos Drawing Prize was granted to William Kentridge (Johannesburg, 1955), who in recent days was also awarded in Madrid a recognition from the Fundación MAPFRE for his prominent professional artistic trajectory and his contribution to drawing as a genre in its own right within the visual arts.
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Appointment
Agustín Pérez–Rubio
On May 22, prominent Spanish historian and curator Agustín Pérez-Rubio (Valencia-1972) was appointed the new Artistic Director of the Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires (MALBA). The announcement was made in a press conference offered by the Director of the collection, Eduardo Costantini, at the auditorium of the institution.
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Exhibition
Pangea: New Art from Africa and Latin America
In its most recent exhibition entitled Pangea: New Art from Africa and Latin America, the Saatchi Gallery in London showcases the artistic production of some of the youngest and most innovative artists from Africa and Latin America.
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New Space
La Esquina Galería
Founded and established in Caracas, Venezuela, the Galería D’Museo, announces the opening of La Esquina Galería in the city of Bogota, Colombia, a new sister space.
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Anniversary
Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts turns 25
Founded in 1989, the Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts gallery celebrates 25 years of existence as an important part of the international art scene.
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IILA-Photography Award 2014
This 7th IILA–Photography Award follows the great success of the 2013 edition in which 500 photographic projects were entered, ten times more than in the 2011. This initiative aims to offer young Latin American photographers under the age of 40 the opportunity of participating in the festival alongside renowned figures working in this artistic discipline.
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James Turrell at the Guggenheim Museum
Curators Carmen Giménez and Nat Trotman, briefly narrate James Turrell's (California, 1943) exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum in 2013, the artist's first exhibition in a New York City museum since 1980. The show is based on the artist's innovative explorations on perception, color and space, with main focus on the role of his site-specific works.

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ArtNexus 92
Mar - May 2014



Detrás del muro (Behind the Wall)
Book that accompanied the exhibition project Behind the Wall, presented along the Havana waterfront during the 11th Havana Biennial. Cuban artists based abroad presented their production alongside that of those living in the island.
Price: US$50



Rufino Tamayo. Catalogue Raisonné. Gráfica 1925–1991
A publication gathering the outstanding printed work of one of the Mexican masters of the 20th Century who innovated in woodprints, silkscreen and lithography.
Price: US$180