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  ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS. October 25, 2017






Weekly News, October 23 to October 27, 2017

Rafael Soriano: The Artist as Mystic, at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum
Cuban painter Rafael Soriano (1920–2015) was a master of geometric abstraction; his work resonated with international artists of Latin American like Roberto Matta, Rufino Tamayo, and Wifredo Lam.
sin título (más allá), "Untitled (Beyond)" 21st Paiz Art Biennial, the Project and Its Curators
Titled "Untitled (Beyond)," the 21st Paiz Art Biennial will take place in Guatemala under the curatorship of Gerardo Mosquera, a prominent Havana and Madrid based independent curator, art critic, historian and writer with a long professional trajectory.
"The Destiny of Objects, a Walk through the Collection of Alejandro Castaño"
Paralelo 10 and Audi have joined forces to launch "The Destiny of Objects, a Walk through the Collection of Alejandro Castaño," a publication that seeks to showcase private art collecting as a central element in the Colombian art world.
New Space
La Balsa Arte
After three years of activities in the Torres del Parque in downtown Bogota, the La Balsa Arte gallery now inaugurates its new space in the city of Medellin with the goal of actively contributing to the cultural dynamic of the city.

8th Call for Submission of Artistic Proposals
The call seeks to organize candidacies to outline the 2018 program of the Espacio de Arte Contemporáneo (EAC) of the National Directorate of Culture that is part of Uruguay's Ministry of Education and Culture, with the goal of organizing three or four seasons of two- to four-month long artistic exhibitions.

Performance Artist Pyotr Pavlensky Sets Bank on Fire in Paris
Russian artist Pyotr Pavlensky and his family were granted political asylum in France after he was charged in Russia with sexual offenses. The artist has been now apprehended by the French police after setting a bank on fire in Paris.


The Pictures Generation

Backstage during a photography section for The New York Times Style Magazine, the video gathers under the same set The Pictures Generation. Formed by an important group of artists who in the 1970s and 1980s focused on self-reflection and criticism based on the image and how it contributed to forming and evaluating our perceptions.

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ArtNexus 106
Sept - Nov 2017

El destino de los objetos, un recorrido por la colección de Alejandro Castaño
The book addresses the concerns and motivations of Alejandro Castaño at  the configuration of his art collection. The book also highlights the dynamics of the market and the importance of this and other private collections in a country like Colombia.
Price: US$38

José Bedia - Munan Nfinda
Lithograph on Arches paper
23.6 x 31.5 in.
Edition of 60
Signed and numbered.
Price: US$1500