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Weekly News, March 27 to April 2, 2017

Sara Baz, New Director of the Museo Nacional de Arte (MUNAL)
María Cristina García-Cepeda, Mexico's Minister of Culture, appointed Sara Gabriela Baz-Sánchez as the new director of the Museo Nacional de Arte (MUNAL) in Mexico City.
"Adiós Utopía: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950"
The exhibition titled "Adiós Utopía: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950" will remain open at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) until May 29, 2017.
$1 Million Received by the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., from the Edmond J. Safra Foundation
The National Gallery of Art announced recently a $1 million grant from the Edmond J. Safra Foundation to support the Edmond J. Safra Visiting Professorship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA).
The Getty Institute, in Los Angeles, announced that it has acquired the Allan Sekula papers
The archive comprises four hundred boxes of correspondence, illustrations, photographs, notebooks, and research materials that highlight the artist's career as an artist, writer, filmmaker, and critic. At this moment the Getty is cataloguing the collection.
New Space
ACA – Raw Space
The Art Concept Alternative and the Raw Space in Vero Beach, Florida, presented the exhibitions "Cuban Contemporary Art Collective I" and "Five Avant-Garde Visions," which included works by artists José Bedia, Arturo Cuenca, Gustavo Acosta, Rubén Torres-Llorca, and Rogelio López-Marín (Gory).
Thomas H Campbell, director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, has resigned
"I have decided to step down from my role as Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in order to pursue the next phase of my career," Mr Campbell wrote.


Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim
Curator Megan Fontanella introduces Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim, an exhibition featuring over 170 modern works from the Guggenheim’s collection. Visionaries focuses on six pioneering collectors and patrons who brought to light some of the most significant avant-garde art of the late 19th through the mid-20th centuries. Visitors to the exhibition will learn about the museum’s founder, Solomon R. Guggenheim, and his wish to create “a monument of our own time.”

On view February 10–September 6, 2017, Visionaries includes works by such iconic artists as Alexander Calder, Paul Cézanne, Marc Chagall, Vasily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Fernand Léger, Piet Mondrian, Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, and Vincent van Gogh, among many others.

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ArtNexus 103
Dec 2016 - Feb 2017

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

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

Artwork for sale

Kadir López
Havana - Monopoly
Print on aluminum
23,8 x 23,8 in
Edition of 12
Signed and numbered.
Precio: US$2800