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  ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS. August 26, 2017


Weekly News, August 22 to August 28, 2016

Carla Acevedo-Yates Appointed Assistant Curator
at Michigan State University’s Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum

The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University in East Lansing announced that Carla Acevedo-Yates has been hired as an assistant curator.

Breyner Huertas, Grant for Artistic Publications
In the context of the 2016 Stimulus Calls offered by the Ministry of Culture of Colombia, the winner of the Grant for Artistic Publications was recently announced.
Under the Cuban Sun
Throckmorton Fine Art’s show “Under the Cuban Sun” looks at both the Cuban eye and at its visitors’ eye and spans a period of time that is historic: the early 1930s to present day.

CIMAM 2016: Open call for participation in the grant program offered by the Fundación Cisneros/Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros
Funded by the Fundación Cisneros/Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, the CIMAM 2016 grant program offers four grants to support the attendance of modern and contemporary art museum directors and curators from Latin America.

Jens Hoffmann will be leaving his position as deputy director
Jens Hoffmann, the deputy director at New York’s Jewish Museum will be leaving his post, according to a staff e-mail from Claudia Gould, the museum’s director.

Jorge Daniel Veneciano has resigned his post as executive director of El Museo del Barrio
According to a press release, Argentinean Jorge Daniel Veneciano is stepping down as executive director of the El Museo del Barrio in search of new opportunities after two years at the helm of the New York institution.

Take Me (I'm yours)
The Jewish Museum presents Take Me (I'm yours), a project first displayed in 1995 at London’s Serpentine Gallery, curated by Christian Boltanski and Hans Ulrich Obrist.
In the video, Kelly Taxter, an associate curator at the Jewish Museum; Jens Hoffman, Director of Special Exhibits and Public Programs; and Hans Ulrich Obrist, Artistic Director of Serpentine Gallery, talk about the show. It features the work of 40 artists, the majority of them commissioned to create new works and develop around 40.000 units in total.
Take Me (I'm yours) invites its audience to participate and take one of the works with them. According to Hans Ulrich Obrist, the proposal breaks with the traditional idea of an art exhibit, positing a scenario when on is permitted to touch and remove the work. The show will be open between September 16, 2016 and February 5, 2017.

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ArtNexus 101
Jun - Aug 2016

Changing the focus. Latin American Photography 1990-2005
Catalogue published to accompany the exhibition on Latin American photography organized by MoLaa and curated by Idurre Alonso. It is the first group survey of Latin American photography of the 1990s seen on the west coasta.
Price: US$25

Linda Kohen, Revealed poetics of thought
This book on the life and work of Linda Kohen provides a tour through her childhood and adolescence in a Jewish family in Italy during the first half of the Twentieth Century, until the rise of fascism, when the family decided to move to Argentina.
Price: US$60