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Turning razor wires on border fencing into jewelry

 05/04/2017 - 06:11
One of the works by the Amarist art studio, on display at the Art New York 2017 contemporary art fair, in New York, United States. EFE/AMARIST
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The aim is to change the meaning associated with the razor wire, said Lozano, from "a symbol of jail, separation, border" into the complete opposite.

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One of the works by the Amarist art studio, on display at the Art New York 2017 contemporary art fair, in New York, United States. EFE/AMARIST

El Arte Latinoamericano pisará fuerte en la nueva edición de Frieze Art Fair New York

 05/03/2017 - 12:53
El stand de la galería colombiana Instituto de Visión en la Frieze Art Fair New York de 2015. Foto: Mark Blower/Frieze.
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La sexta edición de Frieze Art Fair Nueva York abre sus puertas el próximo 5 de mayo y reunirá durante el fin de semana a 200 galerías internacionales, entre ellas una docena de espacios de toda América Latina. 

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 12:45pm
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El stand de la galería colombiana Instituto de Visión en la Frieze Art Fair New York de 2015. Foto: Mark Blower/Frieze.

El fotógrafo mexicano que desveló el horror del tráfico de personas en Libia

 05/02/2017 - 08:47
Una fotografía de Narciso Contreras tomada en la guerra de Siria, en 2013. Foto: Vimeo
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En "Libya: A Human Marketplace", Narciso Contreras, ganador de un premio Pulitzer en 2013 y premio Carmignac de Fotoperiodismo 2016, se dedicó a fotografiar la brutal realidad de la trata de personas en las fronteras de la Libia post- Gaddafi.

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 8:30am
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Una fotografía de Narciso Contreras tomada en la guerra de Siria, en 2013. Foto: Vimeo

¿Quién define las ciudades en que vivimos?

 04/27/2017 - 11:49
"El Jardín del Edén", una instalación de la artista colombiana Dora Mejía a base de fotografías tomadas por satélite de las principales ciudades del mundo. Se expone en el CCA de Glasgow, Reino Unido. Foto: Andrea Rodés
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De Nueva York a Medellín, pasando por Bagdad. Un mismo cielo, tres maneras diferentes de vivir. Una exposición en Glasgow intenta comprender cómo se organizan las ciudades y quién define cómo se ha de vivir en ellas a través de la obra de cuatro artistas contemporáneas, entre ellas, dos latinoamericanas: la colombiana Dora Mejía y la brasileña Clari Ianni.

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Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:30am
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"El Jardín del Edén", una instalación de la artista colombiana Dora Mejía a base de fotografías tomadas por satélite de las principales ciudades del mundo. Se expone en el CCA de Glasgow, Reino Unido. Foto: Andrea Rodés

"Wall of backpacks" set up as immigrant exhibit in opposition to Trump

 03/23/2017 - 06:11
View of the "State of Exception" exhibit at the Parsons School of Design, in New York, United States on Mar. 22, 2017. EFE/AGUSTIN DE GRACIA
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A "wall of backpacks" abandoned by dozens of migrants who crossed the Sonoran Desert trying to reach the United States is on display - and is still being added to - as an exhibit in New York in answer to the immigration policy of President Donald Trump.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 6:00am
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View of the "State of Exception" exhibit at the Parsons School of Design, in New York, United States on Mar. 22, 2017. EFE/AGUSTIN DE GRACIA

Mi Tierra: The American West as seen through the eyes of Latino artists

 03/21/2017 - 09:35
A new art exhibit in Denver explores contemporary life in the American West, as seen through the eyes of Latino artists and their immigrant experience. @denver.org
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Thirteen young Mexican-American artists explore the ideas of "home" and "place" in the American West in an exhibit called "Mi Tierra" at the Denver Art Museum. Artists tackled topics of immigration, identity struggle and colliding worlds.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 6:15am
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A new art exhibit in Denver explores contemporary life in the American West, as seen through the eyes of Latino artists and their immigrant experience. @denver.org

Alcalde: "My art reflects all that is going on in the contemporary world"

 03/21/2017 - 03:56
Alfredo Alcalde during an interview with EFE in Mexico City, Mexico on Mar. 18, 2017. EFE/Alex Cruz
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Alfredo Alcalde, one of the best-known artists in Peru, considers it an honor to paint murals in Mexico, the nation that made them a signature art form of its culture.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 3:45am
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Alfredo Alcalde during an interview with EFE in Mexico City, Mexico on Mar. 18, 2017. EFE/Alex Cruz

Whitney Biennial: Where Art Tells Us that Politics Had Better Times

 03/20/2017 - 03:06

Most of the works were chosen before last year’s Presidential election and makes us feel nostalgic, as reported in The New Yorker. Among the selected artists are two prominent Latinos: Rafa Esparza and Raúl de Nieves. 

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Monday, March 20, 2017 - 2:45am
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Attendees take pictures of a by Mexican artist Raul de Nieves, during the 2017 Whitney Biennial held at Whitney Museum of American Art's in New York, United States on Mar. 13, 2017. EFE/Andrew Gombert

Bush publishes his first book of oil paintings, “Portraits of Courage”

 02/28/2017 - 05:50
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Former President George W. Bush’s first book of oil paintings, “Portraits of Courage,” appears in bookstores today. Bush has weighd in on Trump's presidency, calling the media 'Indispensable To Democracy'

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 5:26am
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Former President George W. Bush’s first book of oil paintings, “Portraits of Courage,” appears in bookstores today.
File photo dated July 28, 2003 showing US President George W. Bush waving as he walks across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC., USA. EPA/SHAWN THEW

Say goodbye to LOVE

 02/15/2017 - 09:58
Say goodbye to LOVE
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Take your pictures today while you still can. The iconic Love statue will disappear until Summer 2017.

The City of Philadelphia’s Public Art Program will remove Robert Indiana’s LOVE sculpture (1976) for restoration, before it’s returned to the LOVE Park also known as  John F. Kennedy Plaza.

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One of the works by the Amarist art studio, on display at the Art New York 2017 contemporary art fair, in New York, United States. EFE/AMARIST
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The aim is to change the meaning associated with the razor wire, said Lozano, from "a symbol of jail, separation, border" into the complete opposite.