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Weekly News, July 2 to July 8, 2018

Graciela Sacco

Graciela Sacco once said: "For me creating a work of art is a way of thinking, a way of understanding what occurs around me." This is reflected in her work, in pieces marked by themes addressing unresolved social issues in a world riddled with contradictions. For her, any space offers the possibility to activate a discourse and a reflection.
Iván Candeo, Winner of the Master LAV Grant
After participating in an open call with three works and one video, Spain-based Venezuelan artist Iván Candeo has just received the highest recognition granted by the Laboratorio Audiovidual de Creación y Práctica Contemporánea: A scholarship to complete the Master LAV.
Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up
Victoria and Albert Museum

The exhibition presents an extraordinary collection of personal artefacts and clothing belonging to the iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. The public could see on display objects such as clothes, makeup, jewelry, perfume, family photographs and orthopedic devices.
The New Museum presents the first major exhibition of Sarah Lucas in the United States
The New Museum is pleased to present “Sarah Lucas: Au Naturel,” on view from September 26, 2018 to January 20, 2019. The first major survey in the United States of the work of British artist Sarah Lucas (b. 1962, London, UK).
Hedera by Grimanesa Amorós has been commissioned for BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn Festival
As part of its 40th year anniversary season, BRIC the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, and one of the largest in New York City, has commissioned HEDERA, a monumental light structure by Grimanesa Amorós.


Homage Graciela Sacco
We feature the video produced by Bienal Sur in homage to the artist Graciela Sacco (1956-2017). One of Bienal Sur's outstanding artists with her work ¿Quién fue?, in the first International Contemporary Art Biennial of South America, a project that since September 2017 and until December connects simultaneously 32 cities in 16 countries, bringing together more than 350 artists and curators from the five continents.

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ArtNexus 109
Jun - Aug 2018

War Hero. Jorge Otero
This publication features a series of works by Cuban artist Jorge Otero between 2013 and 2016. Otero engages the image of the Cuban peasant (the guajiro) as a symbol of national identity, in a constant dialog with its present and its history.
Price: US$25

Patrick Hamilton
Knives 1
Lambda print
31 ½ x 25 3/4 in.
Edition of 12
Signed and numbered.
Price: US$1000