Jack London is the excuse for the wild thing in gallery Benveniste Contemporany

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It photographs of A K Dolven

The call of the wild thing is the title of the exhibition that can be visited in the gallery of Madrid Benveniste Contemporany until May 31.

The work of Jack London assembles the sample to an artists' fistful, recognized internationally, that they have made use of Call of the wild, to realize his work. The target is to recover from the image the animal brutality of the dog that was leading this literary work.

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Table to repasser” of José Maria Sicilia to auction in Paris

We already move forward the lot of Jaume Plensa in the Artcurial auction in Paris, since now we go with the lot of a Spanish painter about which we speak little: José Maria Sicilia, who enters this contemporary art auction with:

Table to repasser

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I flutter on linen, executed in 1985
190×260 cm
Signed and dated in the reverse
Starting price: EUR 40.000 – 50.000

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Biography of Jordi Colomer

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Artist Jordi Colomer was born in Barcelona in 1962, place where up to today he lives and works. His first passion was the Art history, although it left it for studying architecture, which did not also culminate since it left the studies after four years.

This event happened in 1986, year in which Joan Miró realizes his first individual exhibition realized in the Foundation. From there, his work has climbed several levels, presenting the same one in several countries of Europe.

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Murakami and his monograms change New York

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Since we had already moved forward it, the biggest exhibition of Takashi Murakami will do foot on April 5 in the Brooklyn Museum of New York and it will be able to be visited until July 13.

90 works will be able to be seen in a space of more than 18.500 square meters, where the esthetics pop, orientalist and with a touch lisérgico of the Japanese artist, takes shape of pieces as controversial as the monograms realized for the purses of Louis Vuitton.

If you are a fanatic or Murakami fanatic, you can buy the purses that he designed for Vuitton (and another thousands of pieces more) in the shop that has been mounted in the museum in the fifth plant. There are strong rumors of which the new Murakami designs for the French fashionable mark will be sold exclusive in this shop on the 1st of June, 14 days before his international throwing.

Recounted: Vanitatis

XXX Venus de Pintura rewarded

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In order to impel the Plastic Arts, the Town hall of Beacon Venus de Pintura summons XXX Award, which will transfer 1.000 EUR of economic endowment for the chosen works. The purpose is not the competitiveness, but this money will be destined to acquire the works.

There will be able to take part all the artists who wish it, any time they are supported inside the subject-matter, which will be local on Beacon and his municipal term. Every painter will be able to present up to two works with entire freedom of topic and size.

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Works of Esteban Vicente and Andy Warhol to auction in Sotheby`s

In the morning meeting of next April 2, the house of auctions Sotheby`s will finish off the already mentioned works of Clavé and Bansky, and also you act of the Spanish artist Esteban Vicente and of famous Andy Warhol. Of the first one the following work will be auctioned:

Head office Focus
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Lot: 212
Painting on linen
Signed and dated in 1990
Measurements: 111.8×167.6 cm
Evaluation: 40.000 – 60.000 USD

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Exhibition of the graphic work of Lucio Muñoz in Malrborough

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Lucio Muñoz – Graphic Work is the title of the retrospective of the Spanish artist in the gallery Malrborough. The appointment is April 17 in the head office of Madrid of the gallery.

The graphic work of Muñoz assembles the exhibition between the 80s and 90s. This selection of the work realizes of this artist like one of the biggest representatives of the Spanish abstraction of last century.

For the criticism, the work of Muñoz is both an expression of the Spanish art and a significant opening in the international panorama of his time. Also the use of the wood as support and reason of his work, it re-updates the engraving and the graph.

Biography of Marcelo Expósito

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Artist Marcelo Expósito is born in Puertollano, Ciudad Real, in 1966 and it studied studies of Information sciences, which it retired to devote itself to the experimental music and the image.

Foundling prefers not to individualize the image of the artist, since he considers the art to be a service to the community, therefore the author must not take the real transcendency, but the work itself.

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6 lots of Alexander Calder in the auction of April of Christiés

On the 1st of April Christie's opens the first meeting of auction of art of postwar period and art contmeporáneo, in that we emphasize the lots of an artist about whom we have spoken little, Alexander Calder.

The first lot is Neptune and Poseidón

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Signed 'Calder' (low right)
Ink, colored pencil and watercolor on role foreseen on board
48,3 x 61 cm, executed in 1928
Starting price: 44.300 – 57.000 EUR

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There are opened Scholarships of Plastic Arts and Commission of exhibitions and management of museums

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The Foundation Marcelino Botín joins to the calls of Scholarships of Plastic Arts on the one hand and for other of Commission of exhibitions and Management of Museums. The term of presentation of requests will expire next May 9 and it is necessary to send the papers (specifying the information) to the direction of the Foundation, in Pedrucea, 1, 39003, santander.

The helps for every Scholarship of Plastic Arts will be the following ones:

  • 16.000 EUR without change of residence
  • 24.000 EUR with transfer to another country
  • 28.000 EUR with transfer to the United States

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