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Weekly News, July 9 to July 15, 2018

Adrián Balseca, Video Art Production Award
On June 25, Adrián Balseca was selected as the winner of the 2018 Video Art Production Award granted by the Fundación Han Nefkens and CAC-Quito for the production of a video art work.
GaiaMotherTree by Ernesto Neto organized by the Fondation Beyeler Zurich Main Station
From June 30 to the end of July, 2018, the Fondation Beyeler presents the project GaiaMotherTree by Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto (Rio de Janeiro, 1964) in the Zurich Main Station.
"Caracas Reset" at La Colonie
La Colonie was the site in Paris for a three-day multidisciplinary encounter organized by curator Rolando J. Carmona between Venezuelan artists and intellectuals.
Mateo Manaure
On March 19, 2018, Mateo Manaure died in Caracas at the age of 91. Born in Uracoa municipality of the state of Monagas on October 18, 1926, Manaure was one of the most important Venezuelan artists working in the field of geometric abstraction.

UCA Fine Arts Pavilion
The works by the twenty Chilean contemporary artists of this "Improbable Collection" had a long and difficult journey but finally made it to safe harbor.After traveling from Paris to Chile and surviving a wreck in the area of Chiloe, the pieces were displayed in the Fine Arts Pavilion located in Puerto Madero.


Ernesto Neto "GaiaMotherTree"
We feature the video of Ernesto Neto  “GaiaMotherTree“ produced by Fondation Beyeler, which will be installed from June 30 to July 29, 2018, at the main station in Zurich. The monumental work, GaiaMotherTree, is a structure that functions as a meeting place for interaction and meditation. In the video we find Neto making knots of cotton strips of bright colors, while explaining it. The installation of the sculpture resembles a tall tree, extending right up to the ceiling of the station hall, which is twenty meters high.

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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