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  ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS. November 13 2017


























Weekly News, November 13 to November 17, 2017

Solange Farkas Recognized by the Montblanc Cultural Foundation
Instituted by the Montblanc Cultural Foundation, the 26th edition of the Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award was granted to Solange Farkas at the Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo.
Lauren A. Meserve appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer
The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that Lauren A. Meserve has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer. She will assume the role held by Suzanne Brenner.
El Palacio de las Tres Historias, first solo show by Carlos Garaicoa at Fondazione Merz
Fondazione Merz presents El Palacio de las Tres Historias, the exhibition of Cuban artist Carlos Garaicoa, from October 30, 2017 to February 4, 2018.
"The Spirit of Painting," Exhibition by Cai Guo-Qiang at the Museo del Prado
Beginning on October 25, 2017 and until March 4, 2018, the Museo del Prado will present the exhibition titled "The Spirit of Painting" by Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang (Quanzhou, 1957).
The Bass opens its newly transformed space
The Bass, Miami Beach’s contemporary art museum, opened its newly transformed space to the public on Sunday, October 29, 2017 with solo exhibitions by Ugo Rondinone and Pascale Marthine Tayou.
Jacqueline Barnitz
On Saturday, October 28th, at the age of 93  the academic Jaqueline Barmitz died. A pioneer in conducting an exhaustive study of the history of modern Latin American art, as well as inserting it in the curriculum of the University of Texas in Austin.

"Sidewalk of the Americas". International Travelling Outdoor Art Installation
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announces its "Sidewalk of the Americas" call. Open until January 7 of 2018, the call invites emerging and established artists, 18 years of age or older and from any IDB-member country in Latin America.


Cai Guo Qiang

The Chinese artist Cai Guo Qiang, who was the visual and special effects director at the ceremonies of the Beijing Olympic Games, presents the exhibition “The Spirit of Painting” at El Museo del Prado until March 4th, 2018. In the video produced by the museum, curator and conservator Alejandro Vergara talks about the importance of this first monographic exhibition produce in situ. The exhibition arises from the artist's continuous study of the spiritual figures of El Greco. Guo Qiana presented 27 paintings with gunpowder, eight of them made in the museum Salon de los Reinos.

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ArtNexus 106
Sept - Nov 2017

Revolutionary Horizons: Art and Polemics in 1950s Cuba
In this book, Abigail McEwen approaches Cuban art of the 1950s by focusing on specific topics of the period in the Island, such as the Los Once group, the development of abstract art, the Anti-Biennial, and the group of concrete artists.
Price: US$68

Glenda León
Revolución Energética
Wax, digital print, cable and plug
7/8 in. height x 2 3/4 in. diameter
Signed and numbered
Edition of 15.
Price: US$1000