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Weekly News, May 4 to May 10, 2015

Herb Alpert Award in the Arts
The Herb Alpert Foundation in collaboration with the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) announced the winners of the 21st edition of the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts.

Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955–1980
Marking the 60th Anniversary of the exhibition entitled "Latin American Architecture since 1945," the Museum of Modern Art in New York presents "Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955–1980."

César López-Osornio
Cesar López-Osornio was a prominent painter that belonged to the Ciudad de La Plata Group, an art collective that occupies an important place in Argentine art.
2015 Mexican Government Excellence Scholarship Program for International
The government of Mexico, through its agency for international development cooperation (AMEXCID), announces the opening of the call for participation in the 2015 Mexican Government Excellence Scholarship Program for International Students.
First International Barcelona Digital Art Award 2015
Artinpocket & the Convent of Sant Agustí announce the First International Barcelona Digital Art Award call, open to all Spanish and international artists with the goal of promoting and encouraging artistic creation through digital media.
Help Us Search for #VidaEnConcreto
Capture in photographs scenes that show the impact of mankind in nature and the manner in which the natural world nonetheless manages to recover. Share them in social media using the hashtag #VidaEnConcreto from May 1 through May 31 of 2015.
Henri Cartier-Bresson
Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes de México

The video refers to the exhibition “La mirada del siglo XX” (The View of the 20th Century) by the acknowledged French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson. The retrospective show allows for a broader focus on the artist’s production through 398 works including photographs, collages, paintings, drawings, films, magazines and newspapers.

The video parts from the testimony of different professionals specialized in his work and on photography, to describe the way in which the artist creates a synthesis of reality. From within his photographic images he speaks about the surroundings, his bond with Mexico and the documentary singularities of his work. Produced by Museógrafo TV.

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ArtNexus 96
March - May 2015

Por los caminos del arte. Método para una educación humanizada
This book is a compendium on the methodology of art teaching developed by María Teresa Quiñones during more than three decades working as an artist and teacher.
Price: US$32

Colombia 100 años 100 artistas
This book was published on the occasion of the International Contemporary Art fair in Madrid, ARCO, which had Colombia as focus country. Numbered edition with "Caña Flecha" Band
Price: US$35