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Mexican Masterpieces Exhibition at Mona Lisa’s Home the Louvre, Opens this Week

Mexican Masterpieces Exhibition at Mona Lisa’s Home the Louvre, Opens this Week

In Latin art news, the Louvre is hosting a Mexican masterpiece exhibit that opens to the public on Thursday March 7, 2013. The exhibit titled "Mexican Art at the Louvre: Masterpieces from the 17th and 18th Centuries" will run through June 3 and feature 10 works by master like Jose Suarez and Cristobal Villalpando. continue reading »

Remains of Poet Pablo Neruda to be Exhumed in Chile

Remains of Poet Pablo Neruda to be Exhumed in Chile

The remains of poet Pablo Neruda will be exhumed next month by order of the judge investigating whether the Chilean Nobel laureate was murdered, an attorney involved in the case told Efe on Monday. continue reading »

Mexican Artist Juandres Vera Plans to Create Living Merry-Go-Round

Mexican Artist Juandres Vera Plans to Create Living Merry-Go-Round

Mexican artist Juandres Vera plans to create a merry-go-round of goodies at the Living Arts Festival to display the 3D paintings of artists from different countries and living statues in Bangkok. continue reading »

Montreal Museum Hosts Exhibit on 3,000 Years of Peruvian Culture

Montreal Museum Hosts Exhibit on 3,000 Years of Peruvian Culture

From February 2 to June 16, 2013, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts will present for the first time and exclusively in Canada, the exhibition Peru: Kingdoms of the Sun and Moon: Identities and Conquest in the Early, Colonial and Modern Periods. continue reading »

More Than 800 Stolen Ibero-Roman Coins Recovered in Spain

More Than 800 Stolen Ibero-Roman Coins Recovered in Spain

A set of 867 Ibero-Roman coins stolen from a collector in Madrid nearly a year ago has been recovered, the Spanish National Police said Wednesday. continue reading »

11 Pre-Inca Tombs from Lima and Yschma Cultures Unveiled in Peru

11 Pre-Inca Tombs from Lima and Yschma Cultures Unveiled in Peru

Archaeologist have located 11 pre-Inca tombs that are relics of the Lima and Yschma culture inside Peru's ancient village known as National Sports Village continue reading »

Venezuelan Artist Jesus Rafael Soto Exhibit at Paris’ Pompidou Museum

Venezuelan Artist Jesus Rafael Soto Exhibit at Paris’ Pompidou Museum

In Latin America art world Paris' Pompidou museum is exhibiting many of the works of renowned Venezuelan artists Jesus Rafael Soto. Sota, a kinetic artist was born in Ciudad Bolivar and died in 2005. continue reading »

Paleontologists Discover Mastodon Fossils in El Salvador

Paleontologists Discover Mastodon Fossils in El Salvador

At least 12 fossil fragments, including some from a mastodon, have been discovered at a new paleontological site in El Salvador. continue reading »

New York Charges Man for Stealing Dali Painting

New York Charges Man for Stealing Dali Painting

A 29-year-old man has been indicted for stealing Spanish artist Salvador Dali's "Cartel de Don Juan Tenorio" from a New York gallery last year, the Manhattan District Attorney's Office said. continue reading »

Catalan Artist Uses Napkins to Create Masterpieces

Catalan Artist Uses Napkins to Create Masterpieces

When is a napkin more than a napkin? When Joan Sallas gets his hands on it. Sallas, 48, is a Catalan artist living in Germany who turns linen napkins into impressive works of art using only his hands. continue reading »