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Weekly News, June 1 to June 7, 2015

Doctorate Honoris Causa
On May 24, 2015, in the context of the beginning of the Havana Biennale, the ISA Universidad de las Artes granted Doctorate Honoris Causa degrees to artists Joseph Kosuth (US, 1945), Michelangelo Pistoletto (Italy, 1933) Daniel Buren (France, 1938) and Gabriel Orozco (Mexico, 1962).
Imagine Brazil
Imagine Brazil is the result of a curatorship by three prominent names in the international art scene: the Swiss Hans Ulrich Obrist, Norwegian Gunnar Kvaran and French Thierry Raspail.
"Beatriz González. The Original Second"
During the month of April and May, the Sala de Exposiciones Julio Mario Santo Domingo of the Universidad de los Andes, in Bogota, presented the exhibition titled "Beatriz González. The Original Second."
Jean-Baptiste Debret
Rio de Janeiro was once again visited by French artist Jean-Baptiste Debret. His first stay in tropical lands occurred when he was sent to Brazil at the beginning of the nineteenth century as a member of the French Mission.
Critical and Curatorial Studies
In August 2015, the ArtCCO UDD and the Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos (MMDH) will offer a Diploma in Critical and Curatorial Studies.
LISTE Turned 20
This year LISTE celebrates its twentieth anniversary of existence. The fair was inaugurated in 1996 in the city of Basel, Switzerland, under the initiative of a generation of young galleries looking for a platform to market themselves in the context of the Art Basel fair.
Awards for Disable Artists 2015
As part of the district stimulus program, the Bogota City Council announces the opening of the call for participation in the Awards for Disabled Artists 2015.
Marta Minujín
After the exhibition “Under the Same Sun” presented a year ago by UBS and The Guggenheim Museum in New York, the museum features a video with one of the artists who work as part of the show.
Argentinean artist Marta Minujín, speaks about art, books and democracy. She focuses on three of her major public installations, where books were the main element, highlighting them as objects of inspiration in representation of censored books that were burnt in Argentina during the military dictatorship .

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ArtNexus 96
March - May 2015

¡Pobre de mí, no soy sino un triste pintor!
Cartas de Luis Caballero a Beatriz Gonzalez
“These 28 letters are impregnated with a passion for painting; more concretely, for the painting craft: this is what Luis Caballero seeks in museums, what he is unable to find in the paintings he encounters in Parisian galleries, what he affectionately envies in his correspondent.
Price: US$33

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$50