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  ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS. August 1, 2014
31/07/2014


Weekly News, July 28 - August 3, 2014
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Doris Salcedo
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art

Presented every three years by the Japanese city of Hiroshima to artists who with their work have promoted and contributed to the spirit of that city and to world peace, the 9th edition of the Hiroshima Art Prize has been granted to Colombian artist Doris Salcedo.
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Project River of Words by Venezuelan Art Group
Arnal-Romero-Centeno Wins Open Call

The Office of Public Art—entity associated with the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council and the City of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania—and the City of Asylum in Pittsburg, selected the project River of Words by the interdisciplinary art group formed by Venezuelans.
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Exhibition
Carioca Exhibition: Impurity as Myth
After its successful presentation at the Museu de Arte Moderna (MAM Rio) in Rio de Janeiro, the show entitled Carioca Exhibition: Impurity as Myth will be on display at Casa das Onze Janelas in Bélem.
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Exhibition
Joseph Beuys at MAC
The Museo de Arte Contemporáneo presents Chile´s first-ever retrospective exhibition of the work of German artist Joseph Beuys. Titled Joseph Beuys. Obras 1955-1985, it will remain open to the public through October 5, 2014.
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BMW Painting Prize
BMW is calling for submissions to its Painting Prize, now under the slogan "We share with you our passion for art."
The call is open to Spanish artists, or foreign-born artists residing in Spain, who have not won the prize in their category in previous editions.

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El Prado Museum can´t find 885 artworks
The Museo del Prado can´t account for the whereabouts of 885 works of art, according to information released by the Accounts Tribunal in recent days.
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The Kremlin Censorship
On July 2, 2014, a controversial law signed by Russian president Vladimir Putin entered into effect, prohibiting obscene language and vulgarity in film, theater shows, mass media, and the visual arts.
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As Above So Below
Teresita Fernández

In the conversation between Teresita Fernández and art curator Denise Markonish, on the exhibition As Above So Below, held at MASS MoCA, the artist explains how she combines graphite and gold to create a series of interconnected installations with scales that range from miniatures to large panoramic works.
The show reaffirms her ability to transform materials and their surrounding architecture into enfolding experiences of perception.
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ArtNexus 93
Jun - Aug 2014



Doris Salcedo
A publication by Phaidon Press 2000, on the work of important Colombian artist Doris Salcedo, with texts and interviews by Andreas Huyssen, Nancy Princenthal, Carlos Basualdo, Emmanuel Levinas and Charkes Merewether, who allow the reader to get deep into the social reflections of the artist through their analysis.
Price: US$47



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