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  ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS. August 13, 2018






Weekly News, August 13 to August 19, 2018

Curator Elizabeth Cerejido will be the Esperanza Bravo de Varona Chair of the Cuban Heritage Collection
University of Miami (UM)

Elizabeth Cerejido has spent countless hours scouring the treasure trove that can be found in the University of Miami Libraries Cuban Heritage Collection (CHC).
Manuel Mendive: Nature, spirit and body
Manuel Mendive will present a new body of work focused on his continued visual interpretation of narratives of Yorùbá-Lucumí culture and wisdom literature.
Mellon Foundation grants Northwestern University arts initiative in Puerto Rico
A year after Puerto Rico was hit by hurricanes Irma and Maria, 10 emerging and 10 established artists from the island will kick off a two-year arts development project spearheaded by Northwestern University.

Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition
As the first national portrait competition organized by the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C in the United States, the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition held its inaugural competition in 2006 and is now in its fifth iteration.

Goodbye to Los Carpinteros or the Group Los Carpinteros Disbands
After 26 years of collaborative work, the group Los Carpinteros breaks up for good.

After decades "Anonymous Was a Woman" award is no longer anonymous
A once ignored female artist herself, New York based photographer Susan Unterberg has come forward as the founder and patron behind the yearly "Anonymous Was a Woman" awards.


Manuel Mendive
Video of Manuel Mendive, produced by The Kennedy Center, of this Cuban artist with an important career, who at 74 years old produces works in different media and materials. His work has a strong presence of the Santería from his African heritage, evidence of the impact it has on his life.

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ArtNexus 109
Jun - Aug 2018

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.
Price: US$72

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