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  ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS. February 13, 2017

Weekly News, February 6 to February 12, 2017

Salon des Beaux Arts awards Venezuelan photographer Hamilton Becerra
Paris-based Venezuelan photographer and filmmaker Hamilton Becerra was recently recognized at the Salon des Beaux Arts (Fine Arts Salon) in Paris, with the Gold Medal in Photography.
17th Photography Biennial
Mexico City

"Anachronism of Images: Documents and Recoveries" is the title given to the exhibition that showcases the winners and finalists of the 17th Photography Biennial.

Adolfo Best-Maugard: The Spiral of Art
Initially presented at the Centro Cultural Jardín Borda in Cuernavaca, Morelos, the retrospective exhibition titled "Adolfo Best-Maugard: The Spiral of Art" was also on display from early September to early December, 2016. 

Centre Pompidou Turns 40 Years Old and is Interested in Opening a Space in Latin America
Forty years ago, the Centre Pompidou opened its doors to fulfill the dream of French president Georges Pompidou. Before his death, Pompidou had said, "I want to erect a cultural center that is both a museum and space of creation in which the visual arts mingle with music, film and books."

Negotiations Continue between the Spanish Ministry of Culture and Carmen Cervera, owner of part of the collection at the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza in Madrid
Carmen Cervera is the owner of 430 European paintings loaned to the Fundación Thyssen-Bronemisza. An agreement reached in 1999 between the two parties was supposed to end, or be extended, in the month of January.

A Brief History of Religion in the Arts
As part of the online lessons developed by TED, director Jeremiah Dickey presents a video about religion in the history of art.

This audiovisual production explores the way in which different religions have been illustrated over the centuries, and offers a view of the cultures that follow them. For Dickey, this lesson describes the evolution of the arts in the public eye and explains how a contemporary viewer can see the history of art as an ongoing global conversation.

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ArtNexus 103
Dec 2016 - Feb 2017

Carmen Herrera Lines of Sight
This outstanding catalog accompanied the 101-year-old, Manhattan-based Cuban artist’s retrospective exhibition at the Whitney Museum of Art, in New York City.
Price: US$55

Moderno. Design for Living in Brazil, Mexico and Venezuela, 1940-1978
The catalog for the show of the same title organized by and held at The Americas Society in New York City, and later at the University of Texas at Austin’s Blanton Museum of Art.
Price: US$50