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  ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS. April 18, 2017
18/04/2017

 


Weekly News, April 10 to April 16, 2017


Award
Hugo Zapata, Emblematic Monument
The work by Hugo Zapata titled Canto (Song) was awarded in recent days First Prize at the “Searching for an Emblematic Monument Alfonso Bonilla Aragón Airport."
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Biennial
Biennale of Moving Images at Faena Art
Faena Art announces the Biennale of Moving Images (Biennale de l’Image en Mouvement or BIM) at Faena Bazaar and Park in Miami Beach from April 13th until April 30, 2017.
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Project
"Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, Latin American and Latino Art in LA"
On March 15 of this year spokespersons for the Paul Getty Foundation announced in Paris the gigantic artistic project titled "Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, Latin American and Latino Art in LA" (September 2017 to January 2018) at the Maison de l'Amérique Latine.
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Anniversary
25 Years
Códice Galería de Arte Contemporáneo

In November, 1991, Códice Galería de Arte Contemporáneo was founded by Juanita Bermúdez in Managua, Nicaragua, in response to the lack of promotion felt by Nicaraguan artists after the period of the Sandinista Revolution, which encouraged the dissemination of culture and art in Nicaragua during the 1980s.
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Obituary
Teresa del Conde
The death of Teresa del Conde marks a significant loss in the cultural art scene of Mexico. Her great ability to cover academic and secular issues leaves a profound void in society.
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Bio Cosmos N°1 an Interactive Work at MAMBA
The work titled Bio Cosmos N°1 by Argentinean artist Emilio Renart, exhibited at the Museo de Arte Moderno in Buenos Aires (MAMBA) during the months of March and April of 2017.
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Hugo Zapata
We feature a video produced by the Revista Diners about Colombian sculptor Hugo Zapata, on the occasion of the selection of his work Canto (Song) as an emblematic monument to inhabit the Alfonso Bonilla Aragón Airport in the city of Cali, Colombia, in 2017.

Zapata speaks of "reclaimed landscapes" in which he conveys nature's potential through working with stone. He declares that he gives life to landscapes hidden underground as he uncovers national territories, surveys and searches for stones that he collects and then showcases in order to decipher messages and signs pertaining to volume, texture, and form.

Zapata exposes an interest in the essence of the stone that attest to a geological history that he transforms into his own inspiration and aesthetic.

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ArtNexus 104
March - May 2017


Contemporary Art Colombia
The book features artists, institutions, spaces, collectors and agents in the contemporary Colombian art scene. With excellent images.
Price: US$85

 



 

Recovering Beauty. The 1990s in Buenos Aires
Catalogue that accompanies the exhibition held at The Blanton Museum of Art, featuring the work by 13 artists, who created most of their works during the 1990´s, contributing to the definition of an important moment within the art context of Argentina.
Price: US$19