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Weekly News, June 15 to June 21, 2015

2015 Grants and Commissions Program Winners
Ten Latin American artists were recognized this year.
The CIFO Grants and Commissions Program offers emerging, mid-career, and established contemporary artists from Latin America the opportunity to develop and showcase new proposals to local and international audiences in the city of Miami.

With Carlos Cruz-Diez, Jr
Carlos Cruz-Diez, Jr. is a connoisseur of the world of art and an expert on what goes on behind the scenes in that world. As indeed he should be, having spent over 40 years in the company of one of the most distinguished figures in contemporary art: Carlos Cruz-Diez, his father.
Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World
The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin presents Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World, an exhibition of approximately eighty paintings by Realist-Impressionist painter Francisco Oller (1833– 1917) and his contemporaries.
Davidoff Art Initiative
The Davidoff Art Initiative (DAI), in collaboration with the Escuela de Diseño Altos de Chavón in the city of La Romana in Dominican Republic, began a new residency in early 2015 aimed at international artists visiting the Caribbean.
Gallerist Jean Boghici Dies at the Age of 87
Art collector and gallery owner Jean Boghici died on June 1 at the age of 87 as result of a pulmonary embolism.
Boghici was born in Romania in 1928 and moved to Brazil in 1948 to escape the Second World War.

Announcing the Curatorial Program for Research CPR
The Curatorial Program for Research (CPR) is an intensive research program for international curators. CPR focuses on introducing cultural localities, the versatility of artistic practices, and production realities to the participating curators.
New Space Galería Nueveochenta
Inaugurated in March of 2007 with the goal of offering a space for the dissemination of Latin American contemporary art, Galería Nueveochenta has become an important referent for Latin American and Colombian art at the national and international levels.
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ArtNexus 96
March - May 2015

Carlos Cruz-Diez in Conversation with Ariel Jiménez
The book documents more than thirty years of the artist´s works through a conversation between Carlos Cruz-Diez, and Ariel Jimenez, chief curator at the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros.
Price: US$21

Transpolitical, Art in Colombia 1992-2012
A publication sponsored by J. P. Morgan, exploring the Colombian art production of the last 20 years. With the contribution of the renowned curators José Roca and Sylvia Suárez
Price: US$70