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  ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS. March 18, 2016

Weekly News, March 14 to March 20, 2016

New Curator at the Colección Inhotim
Portuguese curator Marta Mestre will become the new curator of the Institución Inhotim, a collection belonging to Bernardo Paz, in Belo Horizonte (Brazil).
"Overexposure" is a proposal that reflects on the saturation of portraits and self-portraits in the contemporary world, in realms that range from commercial advertising to social networks, and in the art world too.
Cámara de Maravillas
The Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín presents Cámara de Maravillas (“Chamber of Marvels”), an exhibition curated by Jens Hoffman. This group show comprising more than one hundred photographs from the Coppel Collection (CIAC - Isabel and Agustín Coppel Collection) and Kadist Art Foundation.
New Space
Leon Tovar Gallery and Cristina Grajales Gallery
The Leon Tovar Gallery and the Cristina Grajales Gallery recently moved to a new shared address located at 152 West 25th Street in Manhattan.
MAC and Google Art Project
The Google Cultural Institute and the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo in Bogota (MAC) joined to present a new proposal by the Google Art Project in which works of art can be virtually observed with an unprecedented level of detail.

The Space In Between: Marina Abramovic in Brazil
The Creators Project presents the trailer for The Space In Between: Marina Abramovic in Brazil. A documentary that follows the performance artist in Brazil. A destination that she chose in search of personal healing and artistic inspiration.

In this travel, Abramovic experienced sacred rituals, revealing her creative process facing several encounters with healers and sages, by exploring the limits between art and spirituality. The film features healing sessions with the medium John of God in Abadiania, herb healers in Chapada dos Veadeiros, spiritual rituals at Vale do Amanhecer in Brasilia, the strength of religious syncretism in Bahia, ayahuasca in Chapada Diamantina, shamanic processes in Curitiba and energy of crystals in Minas Gerais.

This video is a preview of her project: A hybrid between documental film and spiritual exploration, results in an intimate unprecedented encounter with her artistic process.

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ArtNexus 99
Dec - Feb 2016

Nelson Leirner: arte e nao arte (Tapa Dura/Hardcover Edition)
A catalogue on the work by this important Brazilian artist is complemented with five unpublished essays showing his artistic development parallel to his life.
Price: US$55

La sinfonía desnuda, François Dolmetsch
This book gathers the digital-pictorial interventions of the artist on his photographic works. He focuses on the human figure in motion to create color and shape sequences that move from figuration to abstraction.
Price: US$216