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  ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS. July 25, 2017
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Weekly News, July 17 to July 23, 2017

Award
José Roca, Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award
The Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award focuses on sponsors committed to supporting art projects and cultural initiatives that incorporate young artists and are accessible to the widest possible audience.
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Appointment
Gabriela Salgado has been appointed as Art Director at Te Tuhi Contemporary
Gabriela Salgado is an Argentine-born curator currently based in London and holds an MA in Curating Contemporary Art from the Royal College of Art.
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Exhibition
Ilumina nuestra frontera
(Illuminate Our Border
)
The Sea of Music Festival dedicates a special program to Latin American sounds. For this reason, several spaces in the city of Cartagena, in Spain, showcase an important representation of Latin American art.
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Obituary
Francisco Gil-Tovar
Art critic and historian, Francisco Gil-Tovar, died on July 14 in the city of Bogota. A great teacher in the best sense of the word, Gil-Tovar possessed an incredible sense of humor that allowed him to instill in his students a great passion for art, history and journalism, the areas in which he developed his work in Colombia.
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Conversations. Museums and Communities
The Ibermuseos Program invites museum institutions to apply before August 6 to the "Conversations. Museums and Communities" biennial call aimed at supporting the production and exchange of exhibition projects between museum institutions from two or more countries within the Ibero-American region.
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Espacio FLORA ars+natura. Bogotá, Colombia

We share the following video produced by El Tiempo periodical on the occasion of Colombian curator José Ignacio Roca being granted the Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award, in recognition of his contributions to the Latin American contemporary art scene through the management and development of artistic residencies at the Fundación FLORA ars+natura.

In the video, José Roca and Adriana Hurtado, FLORA ars+natura's executive director, talk about the history of the institution, its objectives, as well as the artists in residence and curatorship projects developed in this contemporary art space. Accounts from some of the participating artists, curators, and residents of the San Felipe neighborhood corroborate the work done a FLORA ars+natura.

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ArtNexus 105
June - Aug 2017


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



Beatriz Milhazes
"Bambu em amarelo e marrom
"
2015/2016
Screenprint
26 3/16 x 11 13/16 in.
Edition of 40
Photo: Pepe Schettino.
Price: US$5000