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Cultural Center Exhibition: New Visions. A Selection of the Latest Acquisitions from the IDB Art Collection, 2008-2011, Latin America

Date: 07 Nov 2011 to 03 Feb 2012

Time: 11:00 AM

Location: Washington, DC, United States

[PRESS, Information bulletin No. 123, open PDF, left column]

 

The Cultural Center of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

announces the opening of the exhibition 

New Visions: A Selection of the Latest Acquisitions from the IDB Art Collection, 2008-2011

November 7, 2011 to February 3, 2012



The present exhibition entitled New Visions: A Selection of the Latest Acquisitions from the IDB Art Collection, 2008-2011 is part of the 19th anniversary celebrations of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Cultural Center, originally inaugurated on May 15th 1992 by the President of Chile, Patricio Aylwin.

On this occasion the IDB Cultural Center is pleased to present an exhibit of the artworks that became part of the Collection through the acquisition fund, gifts and permanent loans. It features 25 art works by 17 artists such as Federico Martino, Sebastián Spreng, and Susana Sulic (Argentina); Gastón Orellana (Chile); Ana Isabel Díez Zuluaga and Omar Rayo (Colombia); Silvia Elena Monge Puig (Costa Rica); Niurka Barroso (Cuba-Canada); Carmen Herrera and Emilio Sánchez (Cuba-United States); Julio Valdez (Dominican Republic); Geovanny Verdezoto (Ecuador); Luis González Palma (Guatemala); Mireille Délice (Haiti); Antonio López Sáenz and Alberto Alejandro Millares Méndez (Mexico); and Naúl Ojeda (Uruguay). 

Location
At the Center's art gallery at IDB headquarters in Washington, DC
Open to the public November 7, 2011 to February 3, 2012, Mon-Fri, 11:00 am -6:00 pm.

IDB Cultural Center - Inter-American Development Bank
1300 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20577
Tel. 202 623 3774 | e-mail: idbcc@iadb.org

Visit the Cultural Center online www.iadb.org/cultural

Photo caption
El cafecito (The Little Café), 1973
by Emilio Sánchez
Cuban-American, b. Camagüey, Cuba 1921 – d. New York City, New York, United States, 1999
color lithograph, AP, edition 50
22 x 29 3/4 inches (55.88 x 75.57 cm)
Gift of the Emilio Sánchez Foundation, New York (2011)
Photo: Gregory Staley

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