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October 9th, 2002


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Lead Stories
- Tempo
María Teresa Hincapié

News & Views
- Controversy at the Museo Carrillo Gil, Mexico
- Siqueiros mural restored in Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Call for submissions for the “Comportamientos-Percepciones-Mediaciones” (“Behaviors-Perceptions-Mediations”) exhibit in Ex Teresa Arte Actual and the Universidad Autónoma de Guanajuato
- “Fotografía de paisajes” (“Landscape Photography”) photo contest in Chile
- III Central American Visual Arts Biennial, Nicaragua
- Show of the Rau collection to benefit children victims, Museo Nacional de Colombia

Upcoming Events
- Toronto International Art Fair, Canada
- The Armory Photography Show 2002
- ForwArt, Belgium

Unusual Art Stories
- Joan Miró's family withdraws his works from the Miró Foundation in Palma de Mallorca

Heard on the Street
- Spanish composer and singer Luis Eduardo Aute makes a film about Goya, Velázquez, Picasso, Dalí, Sorolla, Romero de Torres, Duchamp, and Frida Kahlo

Work for Sale in our Virtual Gallery Section
- La Galería Arteconsult, Panama

Books and Catalogues
- Brazil: Body and Soul
- Marta Traba: una terquedad furibunda (Marta Traba: A Raging Obstinacy)
- Tempo
- Aportaciones culturales haitianas (Haitian Cultural Contributions)
- Abstract Art from Rio de la Plata

Lead Stories
- Tempo
Paradoxically, the inaugural show in the provisional space of the Museum of Modern Art in Queens is about time. “Tempo” has a particular significance for several reasons. First, it’s the MoMA’s first exhibit curated by Paulo Herkenhoff, the renowned Brazilian curator who joined the museum as adjunct curator a couple of years a go. Secondly, “Tempo” is an ambitious effort aimed at encompassing, through philosophical and trans-cultural elucidations, a vast subject matter in contemporary art. Read the complete article
*Find more information about the catalogue of the exhibition below at Books and Catalogs

- María Teresa Hincapié
With the objective of rescuing the acting profession, Colombian artist María Teresa Hincapié breaks technique and tradition, to explore new ways of expression on the daily context in which we live. In this article, historian Ivonne Pini focuses on the particularities and themes of the artist's work, analyzing several of her performances during the last decade. Read the complete article


News & Views
- Controversy in the Museo Carrillo Gil, Mexico
Carlos Ashida was appointed Carrillo Gil’s new director, during the two weeks that elapsed between a verbal ultimatum to resolve the museum’s internal labor-related problems, an unanswered letter about the controversy, and the formal resignation   all this directly through an interview with Saúl Juárez. Read more


- Siqueiros mural restored in Buenos Aires, Argentina
After having spent more than a decade stored in a warehouse due to a legal dispute, Ejercicio plástico (Artistic Exercise), by the Mexican artist David Alfaro Siqueiros, will be restored and exhibited in Buenos Aires. Read more


- Call for submissions for the “Comportamientos-Percepciones-Mediaciones” (“Behaviors-Perceptions-Mediations”) exhibit in Ex Teresa Arte Actual and the Universidad Autónoma de Guanajuato
Visual and sound artists, video artists, multimedia artists, architects, photographers, poets, and musicians can participate regardless of their age and whether they live currently in Mexico or not.
Read the exhibit’s requirements



- “Fotografía de paisajes” (“Landscape Photography”) photography contest, Chile
There’s an international open call for submissions to enter “Landscape Photography,” a photo contest organized by Chile’s Landscape Photography Community. Any person, regardless of nationality, can submit unpublished photographs in two categories: Color, and Black & White. The images must focus on landscapes. Read the contest’s requirements and deadlines


- III Central American Visual Arts Biennial, Nicaragua
The Biennial opened on September 18 in the National Palace of Culture, Managua. More that 30 artists participated with installations, photographs, paintings, sculptures, prints, and videos. Outstanding among the videos was the piece by Brooke Alfaro, the Panamanian artist who won first prize. Complete Text

- Show of the Rau collection to benefit children victims, Museo Nacional de Colombia
One of the most important collections of European art was shown in Bogotá until September 15. The exhibit, whose royalties will be destined to the rehabilitation of children who have been victims of land mines, is composed of 105 works from the over 1000 pices that the late German doctor Gustav Rau had acquired. This collection covers six centuries of Western art, from the Italian Renaissance of the 16th century to 20th- century Expressionism. Read the complete text

Upcoming Events
- Toronto International Art Fair, Canada
The third annual modern and contemporary art fair will be held October 17-21 in the Metro Toronto Convention Center. The fair is sponsored by Scotiabank Group and produced by Western Exhibitors Events, Ltd. and Venue Productions, Ltd. www.tiafair.com


- The Armory Photography Show 2002
This show dedicated to photo and video production will be held October 25-28 at the Javits Center’s North Pavilion, New York. thearmoryshow.com


- ForwArt, Belgium
The ForwArt fair will be held in eight Brussels locations through November 11. Fourteen artists were selected by four international curators for the fair’s second edition. The event is made possible by Bank Brussels Lambert (BBL). www.bbl.be/forwart/en/index.htm


Unusual Art Stories
- Joan Miró's family withdraws his works from the Miró Foundation in Palma de Mallorca
Starting September 20, the works by artist Joan Miró (1893-1983) will no longer be part of the Miró Foundation’s collection. That’s what the artist’s family stated recently to the Municipality of Palma de Mallorca. Complete article


Heard on the Street
- Spanish composer and singer Luis Eduardo Aute makes a film about Goya, Velázquez, Picasso, Dalí, Sorolla, Romero de Torres, Duchamp, and Frida Kahlo
Un perro llamado Dolor (A Dog Named Pain) is a film by Luis Eduardo Aute, who took its title from the name of Frida Kahlo’s dog. Comprised of seven stories or portraits, the film centers around the relationship between the artist and his or her model. The thread linking the different sections is the dog, who is an important character in most stories. Luis Eduardo Aute reinterprets the relationships that artists such as Goya, Duchamp, Picasso, Sorolla, Romero de Torres, Frida Kahlo, Rivera, Dalí, and Velázquez had with their models, environment, and history. Read more


Read more interesting news at: www.artnexus.com/en/nv/newsandviews.shtml





Work for Sale in our Virtual Gallery Section
- La Galería Arteconsult, Panama
La Galería Arteconsult has worked since 1979 in the promotion and commercialization of works in the Ibero-American art field. The gallery has between 10 - 12 exhibitions per year, where works by established and emerging artists can be found, as well as a diversity of tendencies and techniques.

The 2002 season includes artists such as Tito Ortiz (Panama), Humberto Calzada (Miami), Ana de Matos (Spain), Fernando Toledo (Ecuador/Panama), Silvia Brewda (Argentina), Ramiro Llona (Peru) and more recently Margarita Checa (Peru).

During the last months La Galería Arteconsult has participated in the organization and curated various important events. Among them are the retrospective show by Connie Lloveras, “Unspoken Words” at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Panamá, and the Panamenian participation in the Third Visual Arts Biennial of the Central-American Isthmus and at the Second International Art Biennial in Buenos Aires. Visit the virtual gallery






For further information on ArtNexus.com’s Virtual Galleries, send your e-mail message to Marggen Torres at: mtorres@artnexus.com or call (305) 891-7270 x 104.





Books and Catalogues

  • Brazil: Body and Soul An excellent catalogue that accompanies the show by the same name, held at the Salomon R. Guggenheim Museum, in New York. The exhibition covers different moments and manifestations of Brazilian art. The catalogue contains texts by Edward J. Sullivan, Michael M. Hall and Roberto DaMatta, among others. Edited by Edward J. Sullivan, 2001. Soft cover. 11 ½ x 9 ½ in. / 30 x 24 cm. 372 color images, and 38 in black and white. English.
    Find the book at the ArtNexus.com Store


  • Marta Traba: una terquedad furibunda (Marta Traba: A Raging Obstinacy) Victoria Verlichak writes a complete biography on Marta Traba from the perception of someone who knew her and who was marked forever by Traba´s contributions to the fields of political thought and Latin American culture. A well written book, resulting from four years of devoted investigation. Edited by Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero – Fundación Proa, 2001. Buenos Aires, Argentina. 312 pages. 42 illustrations in black and white. 6 ½ x 9 ¾ in. (17 x 25 cm.). Soft cover. Spanish.
    Find the book at the ArtNexus.com Store

  • Tempo The accompanying catalogue of the exhibition by the same name, held at The Museum of Modern Art in New York, 2002. The compilation of color images from the works, was published along with a foreword by Glenn D. Lowry, an introduction by Paulo Herkenhoff, as well as his essays. The book also features other texts by Roxana Marcoci and Miriam Basilio. An edition of the Department of Publications of The Museum of Modern Art, 2002. 80 pages. 54 color illustrations. 8 ½ x 10 in. (22 x 25,5 cm.). Soft cover. English. Find the book at the ArtNexus.com Store

  • Aportaciones culturales haitianas (Haitian Cultural Contributions) Organized by the Spanish Embassy in the Dominican Republic, the catalog from the 8th Anthropological Festival of Afro Cultures is a synopsis of the event. The festival included presentations, conferences, and exhibitions, related to the contributions made by Haitian culture to the culture of The Dominican Republic and The Caribbean. The texts were written by various art critics, independent curators, and the festival's director, Soraya Aracena.
    Soft cover. 24 pages. 20 color images. 10 " x 7.5 " in. (25 x 19 cm). Spanish. Find the book at the ArtNexus.com Store

  • Abstract Art from Rio de la Plata A catalog that accompanies the show by the same title. It is the first U.S exhibition on abstract art from this region. Supported by the Americas Society, an institution dedicated to informing about the arts of the western hemisphere, the exhibition unites the works of important representatives of abstract artists such as: Joaquin Torres-Garcia, Esteban Lisa and Carmelo Arden Quin. The show was curated by Mario H. Gradowcyk and Nelly Perazzo. That catalogue includes texts by Edward J. Sullivan and Lisa Bolck de Behar.
    Published by The Americas Society, 2001. Soft cover. 129 pages. 56 color illustrations and 56 B/W. 10.4 X 8.4 in. (26.5 x 21.5 cm). English. Find the book at the ArtNexus.com Store

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