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  ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS. November 29, 2014

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Weekly News, November 24 to 30, 2014
Lázaro Saavedra
The CNAP announced that it has granted the National Visual Arts Award 2014 to artist Lázaro Saavedra. The prize was first awarded in 1994 and is granted annually to a living Cuban visual artist, who resides in the island.
María García Yelo, PHotoEspaña new Director
The 18th edition of PHotoEspaña, the International festival of Photography and Visual Arts, will have a new Director: María García Yelo, who assumes the post after her predecessor, Claude Bussac—who helmed the Festival for eight editions.—
The Avant-Gard and Latin-American Photography: The Poetics and Discourse of the Modern Gaze
From November 15 to December of 2014, the CCE-Miami presents the exhibition entitled "The Avant-Gard and Latin-American Photography: The Poetics and Discourse of the Modern Gaze." The exhibition of works by 23 photographers brings together many of the most important authors of photographic art in Latin America.
Abraham Cruzvillegas
"Autoconstrucción" is the title of an exhibition of the work of Abraham Cruzvillegas, open to the public simultaneously at the Jumex Foundation and the Museo Amparo in Puebla.
Galería FORUM, 40 years
To celebrates its 40 year anniversary, Galería FORUM invites people to join in remembering when, in 1975, a group of friends that shared similar interests, passions, hopes and desires, decided to create a new art gallery.
Private Collector Will Donate Works to LACMA
Prominent businessman and former president of the broadcast television network Univision, Andrew Jerrold Perenchio, announced his decision to bequest his collection of historic artworks (created between 1870 and 1930) to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).
The "Putica" by Botero
On 6 November 2014 the Spanish police arrested three individuals involved in the theft of the painting titled The Putica (Little Whore) by Colombian artist Fernando Botero. Measuring 30 x 40 cm and painted in 1982, the work was stolen from a private collection in the Spanish capital on June 10, 2002.
Pablo Helguera, "Nuevo Romancero NuevoMexicano"
Pablo Helguera presents trough this video, the first part of "Nuevo Romancero Nuevomexicano", a multi-disciplinary project commissioned by SITE Santa Fe. Adopting the Romance, an important art form preserved in New Mexico from the colonial era, the artists alludes to "known and obscure stories, connected to the little studied Mexican period of New Mexico (1821-1846)." The stories are accompanied by unusual card games, created in the Mexican period. The project was performed in 2014, at San Miguel Chapel, the oldest church in United States.

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ArtNexus 94
Sep - Nov 2014

La fotografía en Colombia en la década de los setenta
Book of the study by Santiago Rueda Fajardo, aiming to present a careful inventory of the uses and photographic practices developed during that decade in the country.
Price: US$34

The Art of Fernando Botero
Book by Juan Carlos Botero on the trajectory, importance and development of his father's work, Fernando Botero. The book includes essays on the main subjects of his works
Price: US45