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    UECLAA transforms into ESCALA

    Posted: 26 September 2011 by ESCALA

    To coincide with its first exhibition at Colchester’s firstsite, the University’s world-renowned Latin American art collection has announced a change of name.

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    firstsite opens to the public

    Posted: 25 September 2011 by ESCALA

    On Sunday 25 September 2011, firstsite's new building opened to the public.  Designed by Uruguayan architect Rafael Viñoly, the gallery features a dedicated exhibition space for ESCALA. The University's space in firstsite will enable us to make works from the Collection far more accessible to the public.

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    Carlos Cruz-Diez commission on display in Colchester

    Posted: 19 September 2011 by ESCALA

    Carlos Cruz-Diez has designed op-art schemes for several pedestrian crossings in Colchester, including one at the University of Essex Colchester Campus.

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    Mexican Embassy'’s former Cultural Attaché awarded an honorary degree

    Posted: 22 July 2011 by ESCALA

    Ignacio Durán Loera, the Mexican Embassy's former Cultural Attache' and avid supporter of the University of Essex Collection of Latin American Art (UECLAA) was awarded an honorary degree from the University of Essex.

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  • New Acquisitions from PINTA 2011

    Posted: 8 June 2011 by ESCALA

    The University of Essex Collection of Latin American Art (UECLAA)  has acquired two new artworks at PINTA, the modern and contemporary Latin American Art show in London.  

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    UECLAA acquires new works at PINTA 2010

    Posted: 6 June 2010 by ESCALA

    Artworks by internationally renowned artists have been secured by the University of Essex Collection of Latin American Art (UECLAA) thanks to its close links with the organisers of the first ever PINTA Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art Show in London.

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