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Weekly News, June 12 to June 18, 2017

Museo Casa de la Memoria in Medellin granted Award of Appreciation
On June 4, during the Awards of Appreciation official ceremony, the Museo Casa de la Memoria in Medellin received the award granted by the Images & Voices of Hope (IVOH) organization.
Katelijne De Backer As New Director of PULSE Contemporary Art Fair
PULSE Contemporary Art Fair announced the appointment of Katelijne De Backer as Director. After three and a half years at the helm of PULSE, Helen Toomer is resigning to focus on launching an artist residency in upstate New York and developing educational and arts related projects.

Splitting, Cutting, Writing, Drawing, Eating...Gordon Matta-Clark
Gordon Matta-Clark’s (1943-1978) exhibition at the Serralves Museum will be on view until September 3, 2017. This show surveys the constructive and destructive verbs that defined his relation to art and architecture.

For artist based in Argentina
Gasworks residence is currently accepting applications for Argentine artists under the age of 40, based in Argentina for a fully-funded residency in London from 8 January – 26 March 2018 (11 weeks).

A new exhibition has been opened at Boros Collection
The Christian and Karen Boros Collection (Sammlung Boros) is located in a converted bunker built in 1942. At the end of the Second World War, the place was used as a prison by the Red Army and later served as a storage facility for tropical fruits imported from Cuba.


Gordon Matta-Clark

Video produced by the Museo Reina Sofia on the occasion of the 2006 retrospective exhibition of the work by Gordon Matta-Clark (New York, 1943-1978) in which curator Gloria Moure conveyed the relationship between this artist and his time, his desire for economic, political and sociocultural changes, as well as his critical thinking and the relevance of his work.

Son of artists Roberto Matta and Anne Clark, Gordon Matta-Clark studied architecture at Cornell University in New York State and literature in Paris. He developed his artistic work beginning in the 1960s and until his death in 1978.

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ArtNexus 105
June - Aug 2017

JIM AMARAL - mundos conocidos
This book features works by researchers in different modern art-related fields who have studied and catalogued Jim Amaral’s oeuvre from a wide variety of perspectives, in texts that range from socio-historical matters to the psycho-sexual ramifications of the artist’s multifarious production.
Price: US$105


Teoría de mercadotecnia de las artes
A theoretical book that addresses art as a cultural product and its relationship with the market, both proposed as non-excluding factors.
Price: US$38