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  ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS. October 10, 2014
10/10/2014


Oswaldo Vigas
Weekly News, October 6 to 12, 2014
Appointment
Julián Navarro
After a comprehensive selection process, involving several national and international candidates, it was determined that Julian Navarro was the appropriate choice to continue to grow and elevate the importance of the CONTEXT Art Miami fair.
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Award
Cecilia Paredes
Cecilia Paredes won the International Award for Artistic Excellence of the 2014 Ping Yao International Photography Festival held in Shanxi, China.
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Award
16th Rufino Tamayo Painting Biennial
The jury of the 16" Bienal Rufino Tamayo Painting Biennial announced the winners for this edition of the event. The award's ceremony will take place during the opening of the Biennial on 5 December at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo in Oaxaca.
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Obituary
Manuel Hernandez
Manuel Hernandez, a point of reference in the history of abstract art in Colombia, died on October 1st at the age of 86. His work, marked by a faithful commitment to its own signs, is a memorable peak in the country's artistic tradition.
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Chief Curator
The Fundación ARS TEOR/éTica invites curators of any nationality and gender to participate in its open call for the selection of a curator for the post of Chief Curator of TEOR/éTica in San Jose, Costa Rica.
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Miler Lagos' Great Tree
In this video, Miler Lagos explains the process for the creation of The Great Tree at Site Santa Fe. This work uses 4 tons of recycled newsprint, tied and carved to form a 14-feet ceiba tree, and it pays special tribute to this majestic tree, believed by the Tikuna people of the Brazilian rainforest to have given birth to the Amazon River after being felled.
Part or Miler Lagos' oeuvre is closely identified with such sculpted tree trunks, and nature is always the central theme of his projects. His works reveal the abundance of printed matter in relation to sculptural form, alluding both to trees and to the properties of paper.

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ArtNexus 94
Sep - Nov 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



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.
Price: US$50