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  ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS. August 12, 2016

Weekly News, August 8 to August 14, 2016

Agustín Arteaga
After a nine month search, the Dallas Museum of Art - DMA has appointed a new Director: Agustín Arteaga, currently the Director of the Museo Nacional de Arte (MUNAL) in Mexico City. 

Destination: Latin America, exhibition organized by the Neuberger Museum of Art Purchase College State University of New York
Destination: Latin America, a provocative and informative new exhibition at the Neuberger Museum of Art in Purchase, New York both illustrates the museum’s important collection of Latin American art and discusses the key historical and artistic movements that influenced that art.
Gabriel de la Mora
Mexican artist Gabriel de la Mora presents the exhibition titled "Sound Inscriptions on Fabric" at the Drawing Center in New York City. The exhibition will remain open until September 2 of 2016.
Leandro Erlich: Run for the Music
As part of OIR – Outras Ideas para o Rio, a unique art project intervention located in the diverse landscape of Rio de Janeiro originated in 2012 and culminating with the 2016 Olympics, Argentine artist Leandro Erlich will feature his installation Run for the music at the city's Madureira Park.
Ivald Granato
Artist Ivald Granato died in the month of July leaving a rich legacy behind for contemporary art in Brazil. Prolific, restless, and an eternal revolutionary against the artistic system, Granato explored a wide range of techniques and processes

To Celebrate Friendship
The Paulo Reis Residency project is born from the close friendship between Portuguese art critic and curator Paulo Reis, Brazilian artists Sandra Cinto and Albano Alfonso, and Spanish critic and curator David Barro (director of the DARDO periodical).

Voluspa Jarpa
Chilean artist Voluspa Jarpa talks about her recent exhibition at the MALBA, titled En nuestra pequeña región de por acá (In Our Little Region Around Here). The exhibition is the result of Jarpa’s research in US judicial and intelligence archives about Latin American countries.

En nuestra pequeña región de por acá is organized around two complementary and symbiotic axes of inquiry. On the one hand, the study of a series of declassified US Intelligence archives covering the period between 1948-1994, presented in ways that connect with American Minimalism. On the other hand, a work about 47 Latin American leaders of the Cold War era who occupied high positions and were the victims of unresolved crimes or assassinations.

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Jun - Aug 2016

Twentieth-Century Art of Latin America
This revised and expanded edition updates Jacqueline Barnitz’s 2001 book of the same title, which explored the art of Latin America and parts of the Caribbean from the Nineteenth Century through 1980, taking us to the end of the century with a review of tendencies and artists whose work was essential in the 1980s and 1990s.
Price: US$55

Visiting Minds 2013. Radical Pedagogy: Art as Education
This publication is the result of a conference of curators, artists, and critics, and it makes readers participant in their exchange of ideas about cultural issues.
Price: US$28