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Donation Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection to the Museo Reina Sofía Foundation
In a statement published by the Reina Sofía Museum, they confirmed the donation by the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection (CPPC) of the outstanding group of forty-five works belonging to thirty-three contemporary Latin American artists. As stated in the portal, the gesture will represent the enrichment of the Museum's collection; in addition to promoting the research project that is under development, this is about the artistic movements that have emerged in the Latin American continent since the last decade the sixties to the present.
The artists who are now part of the Reina Sofía Museum are mostly Venezuelans and Brazilians, but you can also find artists from countries such as Colombia, Argentina, Mexico and although it does not belong to Latin America of the United States. As the statement indicates, you can find works that show a great variety of artistic techniques such as installation, photo collage, painting, sculpture and drawing among others. Among the artists who are in the donation are: José Damasceno, Danilo Dueñas, Iran do Espírito Santo and Magdalena Fernández, among others.
Spring Night at the CDMX
As published by the mvsnoticias portal, next March 23 will be held on Spring Night, where a series of activities will fill the city with light, culture, color, and art. There are twelve public squares and cultural centers of the Historic Center in which the various activities would be carried out simultaneously. Among the shows that can be seen are concerts of different musical genres in particular jazz, contemporary fusions, and stage interventions, as stated by the same portal.
As published by the website excelsior.com.mx, the purpose of the activity is to make outdoor cultural festivals recover public spaces, in addition to improving culture and tourism. The same media mentions that the head of government of Mexico City Claudia Sheinbaum last year, on her diplomatic tour of Europe, held a meeting with the mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, where Sheinbaum said that the CDMX will continue to be part of the C40 for several issues but mainly because the effect of climate change should be followed up. Hidalgo noted that with the election of the Mexican as head of government there would be twenty-two women who are in charge of large cities in the world, who belong to the C40 and who are interested in building sustainable cities.
— Claudia Sheinbaum (@Claudiashein) 5 de enero de 2019
LatinAmerican Post | Aa María Aray Mariño
Translated from "Eventos y donaciones: así es la agenda cultural de esta semana"