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  ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS. September 4, 2015

Weekly News, August 31 to September 6, 2015

Daniel Castro Benítez
After several months under an interim administration, this August 20th Colombia’s Ministry of Culture named Daniel Castro as the new director of the country’s Museo Nacional.
Exhibition and Tribute
Antonio Samudio
The Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano pays tribute to Colombian artist Antonio Samudio with an exhibition that celebrates Lozano’s return to his native country, his 80th birthday and an artistic trajectory that expands 50 years.
Transmissions: Art in Eastern Europe and Latin America, 1960–1980
The Museum of Modern Art presents Transmissions: Art in Eastern Europe and Latin America, 1960–1980, an exhibition on view from September 5, 2015, through January 3, 2016.
Mexican Sculptures on Display in London Squares
As part of the Mexico-United Kingdom Dual Year and with the objective of promoting Mexican art abroad, the exhibition titled "Contemporary Mexican Sculpture.
The Paradox at the Center
The Museo de Arte Moderno in Buenos Aires presents the permanent exhibition "The Paradox at the Center." Collection of the Museo de Arte Moderno in Buenos Aires: Rhythms of Matter in the Argentine Art of the 1960s.
Olafur Eliasson
Tate presents a video of an exhibition by the artist Olafur Eliasson, titled "Turner Colour Experiments."

Eliasson developed this show based on J.M.W. Turner's work. In this video he talks about the interest generated in Turner. Specifically in the use of light, color and his paintings which produces an "ephemeral atmosphere."

The exhibition presented the series "Colour Experiment," several abstract "circulating paintings with no center".

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ArtNexus 97
June - August 2015

Antonio Samudio
Book on the pictorial work of the Colombian artist Antonio Samudio, from the 1960´s to the present. Essays included as well as documents and catalog of engravings, artist books, drawings, lithographs, silk-screen and linoleum prints.
Price: US$89