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Weekly News, June 22 to June 28, 2015

Sculptures from the Colección MAC
As part of the program of collaboration between the Fundación Itaú and the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo (MAC) of the Universidad de Chile, the Espacio Suecia 21 exhibits from June 23 to September 21 six figurative sculptures.

Factum/Fiction: Viviana Zargon exhibition at Aluna Art Foundation
Aluna Curatorial Collective will reopen its space dedicated to photography, with a solo exhibition by Argentinean artist Viviana Zargon.

New Space
Ruth Benzacar Galería de Arte
The Galería Ruth Benzacar, in Buenos Aires, has moved to a new space in Calle Velazco 1287, between Darwin and the railroad San Martin.

Jesus Moroles
Jesus Moroles once remembered the first time he engaged granite: "I was holding a hammer with both hands, I had on earplugs, goggles, a dust mask, a scarf around my neck and a hardhat.

Master of Fine Arts Program in Art Criticism and Writing
The Master of Fine Arts Program in Art Criticism & Writing of the School of Visual Arts is one of the only graduate programs in the world with a specific focus on writing and art criticism.
New Proposal for Online Auctions
Simon de Pury, known for his participation in the Phillips auction house, launched in October the new online auction platform called "de Pury."
Nan Goldin
Tate Shots presents an interview of the North American artist Nan Goldin. She talks about her most recent book named "Eden and After", a collection of photographed children. Mostly, Goldin photographs her friend's children from pregnancy through adolescence. This time line documents, gathers and presents an intimate and narrative investigation into each child.

Nan Goldin began her passion for photography when she was young in Boston, Massachusetts. Later she entered the School of The Museum of Fine Arts. While there, she frequently visited Provincetown, a popular destination for the LGBT community. This is where she began her first works consisting of B&W photography of Drag Queens and her friends in the community that were terminally ill. Her work has been exhibited in multiple venues and museums in USA and Europe, including The Whitney Museum, Centre Georges Pompidou, Stedelijk Museum, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, among others.

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ArtNexus 96
March - May 2015

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.
Price: US$35

Jorge Macchi. Buenos Aires Tour
Editorial project carried out with the grant of the John Simon Guggehnheim Memorial Foundation, NY and Fondo Nacional de las Artes, Buenos Aires, with a guide, map, CD Rom, missal, letter, stamps and postcards in a box, with the objective of providing a deeper view of the city
Price: US$50