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  ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS. February 13, 2015
13/02/2015


Oswaldo Vigas
Weekly News, February 9 to 15, 2015

Award
Fanny Sanin, Honoris Causa Master’s in Fine Arts 
This Thursday, February 12th, at 4 pm, and in compliance with its Resolution 1966 of October 28th, 214, Universidad de Antioquia made official the investiture of New York-based Colombian artist Fanny Sanin as Honoris Causa Master’s in Fine Arts.
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Award
Teresa Margolles
Mexican artist Teresa Margolles (Culiacán, Mexico, 1963) has received the "Purificación García" Latin American Photography Prize for her work La Esperanza (Hope, 2014). As result the work becomes part of the Colección de Fotografía Purificación Garcia.
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Exhibition
Antoni Tàpies
The exhibition entitled "Tàpies: From Within" organized by the Fundació Antoni Tàpies in Barcelona, in collaboration with the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (MNAC), will remain open until May 3.
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Exhibition
Exchange Planned Between the Bronx Museum of the Arts and Cuba
The Bronx Museum of the Arts and the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes in Cuba recently announced plans for a major exchange of works from their collections.
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Anniversary
Galeria Luisa Strina
The result of the exhibition that celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Galería Luisa Strina represented a great revisiting of the recent history of Brazilian art.
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Young Curators Program
The call for the third edition of the Young Curators Program will remain open until February 27.
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512 Hours / Marina Abramovic
A conversation between the artist and Sam Keller of Fundación Beyeler, on her performance “512 hours” at the Serpentine Gallery.

Marina Abramovic explains how her performance, carried out from 10am a 6pm, six days a week, for 64 days, resulted in different experiences involving a diverse public in the same space; in this work the artist conceived several surroundings in which the audience and a selection of elements became the main characters of this action without precedents.

“512 Hours” attracted 129.916 visitors and as a part of her work, Abramovic recorded a journal with notes from the visitors who registered their reactions about this experience.

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ArtNexus 95
Dec 2014 - Feb 2015



Lygia Clark: The Abandonment of Art,
1948 - 1988
Catalog of the exhibition by the same title, held at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, MoMA. The book includes several essays that span different periods of the artist’s work; a large number of pictures of works and performances, as well as a thorough chronology and selected bibliography.
Price: US$60



Pintura colombiana contemporánea
A summary of the most relevant pictorial works in the current production of Colombian visual arts. Texts by Eduardo Serrano and Alfred Wild.
Price: US$78