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Carlos Cruz Diez will be awarded The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts’ Páez Medal of Art
The Museum of Arts and Design - New York City

(24.09.2012)

The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts (VAEA) is proud to announce that the Páez Medal of Art 2012 will be awarded to Venezuelan Master Carlos Cruz Diez.

Mr. Cruz Diez has excelled as an artist in his native Venezuela and abroad always showing a superb commitment to advancing the arts via public arts and educational programs.

The Páez Medal of Art is offered once a year to an individual or group that has had an impact and contributed to the excellence, growth, support and proliferation of the arts in both Venezuela and the United States. The Medal recognizes the extraordinary accomplishments of individuals or institutions engaged in the creation and production of the arts.

The Medal will be awarded to Mr. Cruz Diez during VAEA’s Annual Benefit Gala, scheduled to take place at the Museum of Art and Design in New York City on Friday November 16th 2012, and will have a Live Performance by Musician David Mazzarri and Musical Set by DJ Titina Penzini.

Venue : The Museum of Arts and Design - New York City
Date : 16.11.2012

For more information visit: vaearts.org

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