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Weekly News, June 20 to June 26, 2016

The Restructuring of Galería Forum
Following the death of Claudia Polar, the Galería Forum has been revamped to better face the new challenges posed by the current art market. 
Galería Óscar Román Turns 25
The Galería Óscar Román in Mexico City celebrates its 25 years of existence with the June 28 opening of the commemorative exhibition titled "Phoenix." 

New Space
Iart1 Gallery
Iart1 is a space conceived for the promotion, commercialization and preservation of Cuban art inside the United States and abroad.
Rómulo Macciò
Do we need to put words to painting? Definitely no. In the spirit of Rómulo Macciò (Buenos Aires, 1931-2016), painting is a wordless craft. It requires no explanation; it is not said but shown, he believed. 

Bòlit Residència Girona Creativa 2016
In collaboration with La Chambre Blanche (Quebec) and Rad'Art Project of Associazione Artéco (Italy), the Bòlit, Centre d'Art Contemporani in Girona, is calling for submissions for its “Bòlit Residència Girona Creativa”.


Alfredo Jaar’s Public Intervention at Art Basel
As part of Parcours, Art Basel’s public program, Alfredo Jaar presented “The Gift”, an intervention intended to raise funds for the NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS).

Eighteen Works Attributed to Wifredo Lam Deemed Forgeries
The the Heritage Unit of the National Police of Spain in the Valencian Government has confiscated eighteen art forgeries attributed to the famous Cuban artist Wifredo Lam. 

Wifredo Lam
On the occasion of Wifredo Lam's exhibition at Museo Reina Sofia, Catherine David, Curator and Deputy Director of the Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, talks about the artist and his work.

The exhibition traces from the beginning, the relationship with avant-gardes, various stages, and the progressive integration of his work developed between Spain, France and Cuba. This presents the artist's career through approximately 250 works.

Catherine David, emphasizes that the transregional development of the artist, makes it impossible to classify his work as a product of Cuban Art, Afro-Cuban or Latin; stating that he must be considered fully interregional and international.

The exhibition will remain open until August 16, 2016. It will then travel from Madrid to Tate Modern, where it runs from September 2016 to January 2017.

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Jun - Aug 2016

Jesús Abad Colorado 
Mirar de la vida profunda
This book brings together the photographic work by the artist who, for more than 25 years has become the wandering memory of armed conflict in Colombia and of its victims.
Price: US$95

Alfredo Jaar. Es difícil y Hágase la luz (Signed)
Two books with Alfredo Jaar’s work. It is Difficult is the chronology of his most important projects. Let There be light is a visual and written documentation on the Rwanda Project
Price: US$65