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Neltair Rebés Abreu.

Was born in Santiago do Boqueirão, State of Rio Grande do Sul, in 1950. In 1970 he moved to Porto Alegre where he worked as an industrial technical drawer. He joined the School of Architecture and by 1

Editorial 5 English

With issue number five, Art by Excelencias is marching on to its second year of publishing life. New territories and artists from Argentina, Bolivia, Canada and Colombia are joining this time around fr

Hip Painting

Critics are like dogs barking at the wheels of a bicycle. Marcel Duchamp A “lateral genealogy” about the prejudices, preventions and grudges of “the concept artists” could be built, focusing on the p

Art Tequila

There are some products that, beyond their being commercial items, garner the status of cultural ambassadors for their origin and history. They are linked to a country’s traditions, they grow with it,


Luis Camnitzer (1937) is not only critical of and wily about his artistic work, but also of and about his writing, an aspect he’s developed along the past 40 years and that speaks volumes –something th

Clouds in an unchanging sky

The Clouds in an Unchanging Sky exhibit in Madrid’s Casa de America takes a peek at the city of Bogota from two different views: Spanish photographer Ricky Davila and Colombian poet Dufay Bustamante. T


The book entitled The Havana House: Typology of Housing Architecture in the Historic Center by Dr. Madeline Menendez, takes up a publishing slack about the studies –long on hold– in the field of Cuban

Habitat 67Utopia as architectural heritage

Forty years after its construction, the housing project known worldwide as Habitat 67 keeps its freshness and avant-garde character, something that can be said of only handful of structures built aroun


The multidisciplinary exhibition Cuba. Art and History from 1868 to Date presented at the Pavillon Jean-Noël Desmarais at the Musée des beaux-arts in Montreal, Canada, from Jan. 31 through June 8, 2008

The minimum museum

The reflection of artists on their artworks’ circulation spaces is simultaneous to the emergence of the first museums. The opening to the public back in the 17th and 18th centuries of the first private