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The revealing space of Focus Latin America at ARCOmadrid 2012

The selection of 23 artist carried out by the curators Cauê Alves, Sonia Becce, Patrick Charpenel, Alexia Dumani, Manuela Moscoso and José Ignacio Roca for the second edition of “Solo Projects: Focus Latin America” may function as an orientation map of artistic practices in the south of the American continent.

By Adriana Herrera
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The revealing space of Focus Latin America at ARCOmadrid 2012

By Adriana Herrera

The selection of 23 artist carried out by the curators Cauê Alves, Sonia Becce, Patrick Charpenel, Alexia Dumani, Manuela Moscoso and José Ignacio Roca for the second edition of “Solo Projects: Focus Latin America” may function as an orientation map of artistic practices in the south of the American continent.

Teresa Margolles’ New commission for Glasgow Sculpture Studios at its new venue

On the 20 April 2012 Glasgow Sculpture Studios (GSS) will inaugurate the Public Programme at its new permanent home, The Whisky Bond by premiering a major new body of work by Teresa Margolles (b. 1963 Culiacán, Mexico) that has been created during a 5-month Production Residency, when she lived and worked in Glasgow.

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Teresa Margolles’ New commission for Glasgow Sculpture Studios at its new venue

On the 20 April 2012 Glasgow Sculpture Studios (GSS) will inaugurate the Public Programme at its new permanent home, The Whisky Bond by premiering a major new body of work by Teresa Margolles (b. 1963 Culiacán, Mexico) that has been created during a 5-month Production Residency, when she lived and worked in Glasgow.

Leonilson’s great exhibition at Iberê Camargo Foundation

Iberê Camargo Foundation presents a great exhibition on Leonilson. From a total of 372 works, 126 are new in this, which is the second mounting the exhibition held in São Paulo and the largest ever held with the work of this artist who is seminal for the Brazilian art.

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Leonilson’s great exhibition at Iberê Camargo Foundation

Iberê Camargo Foundation presents a great exhibition on Leonilson. From a total of 372 works, 126 are new in this, which is the second mounting the exhibition held in São Paulo and the largest ever held with the work of this artist who is seminal for the Brazilian art.

Mexico’s MUAC is presenting “Extranjerías”, curated by García-Canclini and Giunta

The Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo (University Museum of Contemporary Art) MUAC, is presenting Extranjerías, a group show curated by Néstor García Canclini and Andrea Giunta originating in a process of research on the experience of being a foreigner, which comprises not only the crossing of geographic boundaries but also the leaps in perception created by the new communications technologies.

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Mexico’s MUAC is presenting “Extranjerías”, curated by García-Canclini and Giunta

The Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo (University Museum of Contemporary Art) MUAC, is presenting Extranjerías, a group show curated by Néstor García Canclini and Andrea Giunta originating in a process of research on the experience of being a foreigner, which comprises not only the crossing of geographic boundaries but also the leaps in perception created by the new communications technologies.

Contemporary Uruguayan Artists at IDB Cultural Center

The exhibit Contemporary Uruguayan Artists will open March 5 in the Cultural Center Gallery of the Inter-American Development Bank, in Washington, DC, in conjunction with the 53rd Annual Meeting of the IDB’s Board of Governors in Uruguay’s capital of Montevideo.

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Contemporary Uruguayan Artists at IDB Cultural Center

The exhibit Contemporary Uruguayan Artists will open March 5 in the Cultural Center Gallery of the Inter-American Development Bank, in Washington, DC, in conjunction with the 53rd Annual Meeting of the IDB’s Board of Governors in Uruguay’s capital of Montevideo.

VOLUME! Foundation inaugurates in Rome Ivan Navarro’s Nacht und Nebel

From March 2 to May 5 the Fondazione VOLUME! unveils Nacht und Nebel by Ivàn Navarro curated by Antonio Arévalo. The exhibition, through an intervention of installation art , wants to recall the atmosphere of the city of Rome between September 1943 and June 1944.

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VOLUME! Foundation inaugurates in Rome Ivan Navarro’s Nacht und Nebel

From March 2 to May 5 the Fondazione VOLUME! unveils Nacht und Nebel by Ivàn Navarro curated by Antonio Arévalo. The exhibition, through an intervention of installation art , wants to recall the atmosphere of the city of Rome between September 1943 and June 1944.

A renovated and expanded Yale University Art Gallery will open in December 2012

The Yale University Art Gallery, in New Haven, Connecticut, the oldest and one of the most important university art museums in America, is in the final phase of a renovation and expansion that will transform the visitor experience of both the museum and its esteemed collections.

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A renovated and expanded Yale University Art Gallery will open in December 2012

The Yale University Art Gallery, in New Haven, Connecticut, the oldest and one of the most important university art museums in America, is in the final phase of a renovation and expansion that will transform the visitor experience of both the museum and its esteemed collections.

CIFO appointed Jesús Fuenmayor as its new Director and Curator

The Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation welcomes Jesús Fuenmayor as CIFO's new Director and Curator. Fuenmayor has been the Director, since 2005, of Periférico Caracas, a contemporary art space in Venezuela, where he organized more than 30 exhibitions.

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CIFO appointed Jesús Fuenmayor as its new Director and Curator

The Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation welcomes Jesús Fuenmayor as CIFO's new Director and Curator. Fuenmayor has been the Director, since 2005, of Periférico Caracas, a contemporary art space in Venezuela, where he organized more than 30 exhibitions.

Alberto García Alix

“De donde no se vuelve” (“From where there is no return”) is the show with which the Centro Cultural Español is inaugurating its activities in its new Miami venue. The exhibition is a small touring selection based on the great retrospective (or introspective, as García Alix himself suggests) organized by the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in 2008 as a tribute to the trajectory of the photographer, writer and video artist, recipient of the Spanish National Photography Award, Alberto García Alix (León, 1956).

By Amalia Caputo
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Alberto García Alix

By Amalia Caputo

“De donde no se vuelve” (“From where there is no return”) is the show with which the Centro Cultural Español is inaugurating its activities in its new Miami venue. The exhibition is a small touring selection based on the great retrospective (or introspective, as García Alix himself suggests) organized by the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in 2008 as a tribute to the trajectory of the photographer, writer and video artist, recipient of the Spanish National Photography Award, Alberto García Alix (León, 1956).

Conceptualist Practices in the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection: The Scope of a Revision

In the framework of the annual mobilization in the Miami art world resulting from the celebration of the Art Basel Miami Beach international art fair, the exhibition “Frames and Documents: Conceptualist Practices.

By José Antonio Navarrete, Miami
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Conceptualist Practices in the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection: The Scope of a Revision

By José Antonio Navarrete, Miami

In the framework of the annual mobilization in the Miami art world resulting from the celebration of the Art Basel Miami Beach international art fair, the exhibition “Frames and Documents: Conceptualist Practices.

Luis F. Benedit

Luis F. Benedit (Buenos Aires, 1937-2011) was surprised by death while he was preparing the exhibition “Luis Benedit. Designer,” which was recently inaugurated in the framework of YPF Foundation’s “Art in the Tower” program.

By Victoria Verlichak
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Luis F. Benedit

By Victoria Verlichak

Luis F. Benedit (Buenos Aires, 1937-2011) was surprised by death while he was preparing the exhibition “Luis Benedit. Designer,” which was recently inaugurated in the framework of YPF Foundation’s “Art in the Tower” program.

ARCOmadrid 2012 announces Focus the Netherlands and other new features

The International Contemporary Art Fair, ARCOmadrid 2012, which is set to take place from 15-19 February will gather together 158 galleries from more than 30 countries in its General Program, as well as a further 58 galleries selected for its Curated Programs.

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ARCOmadrid 2012 announces Focus the Netherlands and other new features

The International Contemporary Art Fair, ARCOmadrid 2012, which is set to take place from 15-19 February will gather together 158 galleries from more than 30 countries in its General Program, as well as a further 58 galleries selected for its Curated Programs.

SITAC X skates a claim to the uncharted territory of the future

Under the title The Future: The Long Count Begins Again, the 10th International Symposium on Contemporary Art Theory, SITAC X, stakes a claim to the uncharted territory of the future by bringing together artists, theorists, writers, practitioners of the imagination and other adventurers who frequent the future to come together for three days of conversation, images, debate, proposals, premonitions and prophecies in February 2012.

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SITAC X skates a claim to the uncharted territory of the future

Under the title The Future: The Long Count Begins Again, the 10th International Symposium on Contemporary Art Theory, SITAC X, stakes a claim to the uncharted territory of the future by bringing together artists, theorists, writers, practitioners of the imagination and other adventurers who frequent the future to come together for three days of conversation, images, debate, proposals, premonitions and prophecies in February 2012.

Rafael Barrios´ Monumental Sculptures on Park Avenue, Nueva York

The Fund of Park Avenue Project, in conjunction with The Park Avenue Malls and the City of New York Department of Parks & Recreation, chose Venezuelan sculptor Rafael Barrios to showcase his monumental work on the legendary Park Avenue.

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Rafael Barrios´ Monumental Sculptures on Park Avenue, Nueva York

The Fund of Park Avenue Project, in conjunction with The Park Avenue Malls and the City of New York Department of Parks & Recreation, chose Venezuelan sculptor Rafael Barrios to showcase his monumental work on the legendary Park Avenue.

Diego Rivera: Murals for The Museum of Modern Art

Diego Rivera’s relationship with New York is longstanding. As the most internationally renowned Mexican muralist of his time, MOMA commissioned Rivera in 1931 to work in the museum and create a series of portable fresco murals for a retrospective exhibition.

By Claire Breukel
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Diego Rivera: Murals for The Museum of Modern Art

By Claire Breukel

Diego Rivera’s relationship with New York is longstanding. As the most internationally renowned Mexican muralist of his time, MOMA commissioned Rivera in 1931 to work in the museum and create a series of portable fresco murals for a retrospective exhibition.

Maria Thereza Negreiros Offerings at Frost Museum

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum is presenting Maria Thereza Negreiros. Offerings until April 1, 2012.

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Maria Thereza Negreiros Offerings at Frost Museum

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum is presenting Maria Thereza Negreiros. Offerings until April 1, 2012.

Tate appoints José Roca as Estrellita B. Brodsky Adjunct Curator of Latin American Art

Tate announced the appointment of Colombian curator José Roca (b.1962) as the Estrellita B. Brodsky Adjunct Curator of Latin American Art.

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Tate appoints José Roca as Estrellita B. Brodsky Adjunct Curator of Latin American Art

Tate announced the appointment of Colombian curator José Roca (b.1962) as the Estrellita B. Brodsky Adjunct Curator of Latin American Art.

Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo reenacts its own history with an exhibition

The exhibition The Return of the Tamagni Collection: To the Stars Through Difficult Paths, reenacts the history of Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo.

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Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo reenacts its own history with an exhibition

The exhibition The Return of the Tamagni Collection: To the Stars Through Difficult Paths, reenacts the history of Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo.

Groundbreaking works by Jesús Soto at Grey Art Gallery

Soto: Paris and Beyond, 1950–1970, the first large-scale exhibition dedicated to Jesús Soto to be held at a New York museum in more than 35 years, will be on view at New York University’s Grey Art Gallery from January 10 through March 31, 2012.

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Groundbreaking works by Jesús Soto at Grey Art Gallery

Soto: Paris and Beyond, 1950–1970, the first large-scale exhibition dedicated to Jesús Soto to be held at a New York museum in more than 35 years, will be on view at New York University’s Grey Art Gallery from January 10 through March 31, 2012.

TEOR/éTica appointed Inti Guerrero as its new Associate Artistic Director and Eduardo Faith as its new Executive Director

"The introduction of Colombian curator Inti Guerrero in TEOR/éTica heralds a new perspective for the institution, giving continuation to the legacy of founder Virginia Perez-Ratton.

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TEOR/éTica appointed Inti Guerrero as its new Associate Artistic Director and Eduardo Faith as its new Executive Director

"The introduction of Colombian curator Inti Guerrero in TEOR/éTica heralds a new perspective for the institution, giving continuation to the legacy of founder Virginia Perez-Ratton.

Playful and Political art: Federico Zukerfeld and Loreto Garin Guzmán in dOCUMENTA (13)

AND AND AND is an artist run initiative, which will use the time between now and dOCUMENTA (13) in June 2012 to consider with individuals and groups across the world the role art and culture can play today and the constituent publics or communities which could be addressed.

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Playful and Political art: Federico Zukerfeld and Loreto Garin Guzmán in dOCUMENTA (13)

AND AND AND is an artist run initiative, which will use the time between now and dOCUMENTA (13) in June 2012 to consider with individuals and groups across the world the role art and culture can play today and the constituent publics or communities which could be addressed.

The Frost Art Museum Receives Highest National Recognition from the AAM

The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University has again achieved accreditation by the American Association of Museums (AAM), the highest national recognition afforded the nation’s museums.

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The Frost Art Museum Receives Highest National Recognition from the AAM

The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University has again achieved accreditation by the American Association of Museums (AAM), the highest national recognition afforded the nation’s museums.

Mario García-Torres in Frieze Magazine.

Mario García-Torres inquires into the negation relationship between documentary photography and an obscure military episode in the December issue of Frieze Magazine.

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Mario García-Torres in Frieze Magazine.

Mario García-Torres inquires into the negation relationship between documentary photography and an obscure military episode in the December issue of Frieze Magazine.

Exhibition at LACMA challenges stereotypes about indigenous cultures in the colonial world

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), in partnership with the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH), Mexico, is presenting until January 29, 2012, Contested Visions in the Spanish Colonial World.

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Exhibition at LACMA challenges stereotypes about indigenous cultures in the colonial world

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), in partnership with the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH), Mexico, is presenting until January 29, 2012, Contested Visions in the Spanish Colonial World.

The MFAH will launch in January the Project Documents of 20th-Century Latin America and Latino Art

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and its research institute, the International Center for the Arts of the Americas (ICAA), will launch on January 2012, the first phase of the digital archive Documents of 20th-Century Latin America and Latino Art, with some 10,000 primary-source materials, culled by hundreds of researchers based in 16 cities in the United States and throughout Latin America.

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The MFAH will launch in January the Project Documents of 20th-Century Latin America and Latino Art

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and its research institute, the International Center for the Arts of the Americas (ICAA), will launch on January 2012, the first phase of the digital archive Documents of 20th-Century Latin America and Latino Art, with some 10,000 primary-source materials, culled by hundreds of researchers based in 16 cities in the United States and throughout Latin America.

Farber Foundation Announces Grantees in Second Round of Cuban Cultural Funding

The Howard and Patricia Farber Foundation, formerly Fundación Cuba Avant-Garde, announced the recipients in its second round of funding. Established in 2010, the Foundation fosters appreciation for Cuban culture worldwide.

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Farber Foundation Announces Grantees in Second Round of Cuban Cultural Funding

The Howard and Patricia Farber Foundation, formerly Fundación Cuba Avant-Garde, announced the recipients in its second round of funding. Established in 2010, the Foundation fosters appreciation for Cuban culture worldwide.

Strategies of Nostalgia in Art Positions

One of the most surprising sections in Art Basel Miami Beach 2011, and one in which Latin American art played an unprecedented leading role was Art Positions. Featured on this occasion in the fair premises, it gathered together 16 young galleries presenting individual projects by emerging artists from nine countries, among them Brazil, Peru, Mexico and Colombia.

By Adriana Herrera
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Strategies of Nostalgia in Art Positions

By Adriana Herrera

One of the most surprising sections in Art Basel Miami Beach 2011, and one in which Latin American art played an unprecedented leading role was Art Positions. Featured on this occasion in the fair premises, it gathered together 16 young galleries presenting individual projects by emerging artists from nine countries, among them Brazil, Peru, Mexico and Colombia.

Lygia Pape at Serpentine Gallery

Serpentine Gallery, London, inaugurated a solo show by Lygia Pape (1927–2004), organized jointly by the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Projeto Lygia Pape and the gallery.

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Lygia Pape at Serpentine Gallery

Serpentine Gallery, London, inaugurated a solo show by Lygia Pape (1927–2004), organized jointly by the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Projeto Lygia Pape and the gallery.

Cifo Presents Digestible News

Kreemart, an initiative that supports collective artistic projects, is presenting at CIFO Digestible NEWS by Miralda / Food Cultura. The observers are invited to participate in this collective work by making their own edible newspaper.

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Cifo Presents Digestible News

Kreemart, an initiative that supports collective artistic projects, is presenting at CIFO Digestible NEWS by Miralda / Food Cultura. The observers are invited to participate in this collective work by making their own edible newspaper.

New Installation of works from De la Cruz Collection

Rather than doing a traditional thematic exhibition or creating a dialogue between the individual artists, this year's overall pattern could be interpreted as a large puzzle that transcends preconceived notions of authorship.

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New Installation of works from De la Cruz Collection

Rather than doing a traditional thematic exhibition or creating a dialogue between the individual artists, this year's overall pattern could be interpreted as a large puzzle that transcends preconceived notions of authorship.

Durban Segnini Gallery pay tribute to Master Fernando de Szyszlo

At Fernando de Szyszlo´s 86 years (born in Lima, Perú, 192) Durban Segnini Gallery has joined in the spirit of the homage organised by the Museo de Arte de Lima (MALI), with a retrospective celebration that brought together more than hundred works.

By Adriana Herrera Téllez
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Durban Segnini Gallery pay tribute to Master Fernando de Szyszlo

By Adriana Herrera Téllez

At Fernando de Szyszlo´s 86 years (born in Lima, Perú, 192) Durban Segnini Gallery has joined in the spirit of the homage organised by the Museo de Arte de Lima (MALI), with a retrospective celebration that brought together more than hundred works.

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