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Weekly News, June 9 to 15, 2014
Emiliano Valdés
Emiliano Valdés (Guatemala City, 1980) has been appointed the new Head Curator of the Museo de Arte Moderno in Medellín (MAMM) through a closed call.

Third Biennial of Fine and Visual Arts Awards
Fundación Gilberto Alzate Avendaño

The Biennial of Fine and Visual Arts Award–Bogota 2014 invited emerging and well-established national and international artists to present projects that included elements from architecture and/or from the memory of the Fundación Gilberto Alzate Avedaño.
Kerry James Marshall: Painting and Other Things
Organized by the Museo Reina Sofía, the exhibition entitled Kerry James Marshall: Painting and Other Things includes a selection of works centered on the diverse themes and motivations that the artist approached throughout a career that reveals his aesthetic and political commitment. 
Video Arte “Gazes of the Surroundings”
The Galería de Arte Móvil Kunza proposes artistic interventions of urban spaces not recognized within a typical context. It proposes the exhibition of visual works in places within the Fourth Coquimbo Region in Chile.
The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (CAC) is looking for a Visual Arts Curator. 
The curator will work in consultation with the Director of the Center to create and oversee a multidisciplinary exhibition program that reflects the mission of the Contemporary arts Center (CAC)
A Fresh Look at the Work Abaporu by Tarsila do Amaral 
In an article recently published by the Estado de São Paulo periodical,   Tarsilinha, niece of Tarsila do Amaral and responsible for the rights of the renowned Brazilian artist, revealed details about the publication of the book she authored entitled Abaporu: Un Trabajo de Amor.
Cuban Art Arrives to the Virtual Universe of Google 
Beginning on June 10 nearly five thousand Cuban art proposals became part of the visual universe of Google, where most of the works showcased are from Latin America and arrive to the Internet platform as part of the Street Art Project conceived by the Google Cultural Institute.
 Lygia Clark: The Abandonment of Art 
MoMA, Museum of Modern Art of New York, presents Lygia Clark: The Abandonment of Art. A major retrospective devoted to Lygia Clark (Brazilian, 1920–1988), the first comprehensive exhibition in North America of her work. Lygia Clark comprises nearly 300 works, ranging from the early 1950s to the early 1980s, including drawings, paintings, sculptures, and participatory works.

Please click here to read an article of the artist written by Monica Amor, published in 1999 (ArtNexus 31).
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ArtNexus 92
Jun - Aug 2014

Pulses of Abstraction in Latin America
The Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection
This edition covers from 1920 to 1982, the dates that respectively mark the oldest and most recent holdings of the collection.
Price: US$59

ArtNexus Brasil en Colombia
Anthological book of Brazilian art conceived from texts published in ArtNexus/Arte en Colombia between 1974 and 2011, with Adriano Pedrosa as editor.
Price: US$40