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Weekly News, May 30 to June 5, 2016

Jose Rosabal awarded at the 57th edition of the International Bice Bugatti Segantini Prize
The  International Award Bice Bugatti – Segantini in its 57th edition is honoring artist Jose Rosabal (Cuba, 1935) with the Career Award, for his commitment and dedication over the years to Concrete Art.
Diango Hernández Presents the Exihibition "Theoretical Beach"
The solo exhibition titled "Theoretical Beach" by Cuban artist Diango Hernández at the Museum Morsbroich in Leverkusen, Germany will remain open from May 22 to August 28. Here, Hernández has transformed the rooms of a castle to allow visitors to transit between the ocean, the beach, and the mainland. 
SITE Santa Fe Participating Artists and New Commissions for SITElines.2016: New Perspectives on Art from the Americas
SITE Santa Fe announced the participating artists and new commissions for the upcoming SITElines. 2016 Biennial opening on July 16, 2016. This will be the second installment in SITE Santa Fe’s reimagined biennial series with a focus on contemporary art from the Americas. 
Pilar Juncosa Grant 2016
La Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró a Mallorca opens its call to participate in the Pilar Juncosa Grant 2016. For this edition, candidates may apply for grants in the following five modalities.

City of Rome pleas for private investments to restore its historical sites
A recent article published by Amah-Rose Abrams for Artnet stated that the citsy of Rome has issued a public plea for €500 million destined for essential repairs to the ancient city which it cannot pay for, as Rome is €12 billion (US$13 billion) in debt. 

Diango Hernández at Museum Morsbroich
In the video of the exhibition Theoretical Beach by Diango Hernández (Cuba 1970, lives in Düsseldorf), the artist expresses his close relationship with the museum space. An institution that he feels like a family house and allowed him a perfect integration of his work and the place.

Among the artworks displayed in this Solo Show, Hernández highlights an installation made mostly with painting on the walls. Lines "encrypted" and impossible to read, which he associates with a speech by Fidel Castro in 1961.

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ArtNexus 100
March - May 2016

To and From Utopia in the New Cuban Art
A critical history of the new Cuban art, exploring its remarkable artistic accomplishments and its role as catalyst for public debate.
Price: US$37

Diamonds and Stones: My Education.
Catalog of Diango Hernández's exhibition. With an essay by Lisette Lagnado.
Price: US$40