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Weekly News, June 18 to June 24, 2018

Andrea Márceles, ArtTour International
In recent days, ArtTour International awarded Colombian-American artist Andrea Márceles for her sculpture titled Ángel de Paz (Angel of Peace). Márceles was chosen from a group of more than one thousand artists who answered the call to participate in the salon.
Traces, Darío Ortiz
Museo de la Ciudad de Mérida

The exhibition titled "Traces" by Colombian artist Darío Ortiz at the Museo de la Ciudad de Mérida, in Mexico, will remain open until August 17. Curated by Rafael Pérez.
Public Space
Pledges of Alliance
Pledges of Allegiance is a serialized commission of sixteen flags, each created by an acclaimed artist. “We realized we needed a space to resist that was defined not in opposition to a symbol, but in support of one, and so we created a permanent space.
Philippe Vergne will step down from the LA Museum of Contemporary Art
Los Angeles’s Museum of Contemporary Art announced that its current director Philippe Vergne is stepping down. A joint statement released by the museum said that both parties decided not to renew Mr. Vergne’s contract.

New Initiative from The MET for artists
The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced on June 5th an initiative that provides support and partnerships for artists working and living in communities across New York City's five boroughs.


Dadá ruso 1914-1924

We present a video made by the Reina Sofia National Museum, about the exhibition Russian Dada 1914-1924 exploring the art of Russian avant-garde from the perspective of the anti-art canons associated with the Dada movement. The excellent show will be open until October 22 and exhibits about 90 artists with artworks that are displayed for the first time outside Russia showing an art interested in parody, the theatrical, the absurd, an art of denial.

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ArtNexus 109
Jun - Aug 2018

Home-So Different, So Appealing
Catalog of the exhibition with the same name, curated by Chong Noriega, Mari Carmen Ramírez and Pilar Tompkins for Pacific Standard Time LA/LA project, presented at the LACMA and Museum of Fine Art Houston TX. The book includes a group of essays based on the concept of ?home? through the eyes of 41 Latino artists from US and Latin America.
Price: US$40

José Angel Vincench
Paz (Peace)
2018. Diptych. PVC printing on paper. 27 9/16 x 27 9/16 in. Each.
Price: US$1500