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  • Andrés de Santa María (Galería de Arte)
    Engel, Walter, 1908-2005
    1949
    In this article the Austrian critic Walter Engel reviews the exhibition of works by the painter Andrés de Santa María held at the Galerías de Arte in Bogotá. Engel begins his article by mentioning that the Colombian artist died in Brussels, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1094300

  • Cecilia Porras : una revelación artística
    Engel, Walter, 1908-2005
    1955
    In this text, the Austrian art critic based in Colombia, Walter Engel, discusses the exhibition by the painter, Cecilia Porras, at the gallery El Callejón in Bogotá (July 1955). Engel begins by remembering 1948 as an important year in terms of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1099021

  • Crónica de la moderna pintura colombiana (1934-1957)
    Engel, Walter, 1908-2005
    1957
    In these two supplements, Viennese historian and critic Walter Engel describes exhibitions and artists that in his view shaped the modern art scene in Colombia from 1934 to 1957. Engel distinguishes two distinct periods: 1934 to 1951, and 1952 to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 860727

  • El público, contrario al arte moderno
    Engel, Walter, 1908-2005
    1942
    This article attempts to trace the historical relationship between the public and artworks that rupture with tradition; its aim is to analyze how Modern art was judged at the time it emerged. To that end, Walter Engel, an Austrian historian and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1080425

  • Galería El Caballito
    Engel, Walter, 1908-2005
    1956
    In this article, Walter Engel, an Austrian critic who lived in Colombia, reviews the group exhibition held on the occasion of the opening of “El Caballito” gallery in Bogotá in 1956. Engel asserts that the opening of the gallery represents a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1102725

  • J. A. Roda : (Sociedad Colombiana de Arquitectos)
    Engel, Walter, 1908-2005
    1956
    Walter Engel, the Austrian art critic living in Colombia, wrote this manuscript on the occasion of the exhibition of paintings by the Spanish artist Juan Antonio Roda, at the Sociedad Colombiana de Arquitectos in Bogotá (November 1956). To Engel, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1093224

  • La figura en la pintura colombiana
    Engel, Walter, 1908-2005
    1948
    In this article, the art critic Walter Engel, an Austrian based in Colombia, wrote an overview of how various contemporary artists represent the human figure. To Engel, regarding this genre, in concept “no period or country may claim [it] for [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134694

  • La pintura moderna tendrá dos polos en la post-guerra
    Engel, Walter, 1908-2005
    1944
    In this short essay, critic Walter Engel attempts to demonstrate that, due to the maturity, breadth, and social content of its painting, Latin America will become a new center for art on a par with Paris. Engel—an Austrian critic who lived in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134710

  • Luis Alberto Acuña
    Engel, Walter, 1908-2005
    1944
    In this text, Austrian-born critic Walter Engel, who lived in Colombia, discusses the life and work of Luis Alberto Acuña, a Colombian artist who was also a historian, critic, and advocate of Colombian art. In terms of Acuña’s advocacy work, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1132644

  • Plásticas
    Engel, Walter, 1908-2005
    1948
    Art critic Walter Engel wrote five articles on exhibitions held in 1948, among them the solo show of artist Carlos Díaz Forero, sponsored by the Universidad Nacional of Bogotá and held at the Museo Nacional in that city in August; the exhibition of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1132708

  • Ricardo Gómez Campuzano
    Engel, Walter, 1908-2005
    This brief review of an exhibition of work by Ricardo Gómez Campuzano at the Museo Nacional in Bogotá by the art critic who came from Austria, Walter Engel (signs “W.E.”), analyzes two characteristics of the artwork. First, it points out the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134257

  • Un pintor europeo en el trópico
    Engel, Walter, 1908-2005
    1949
    Walter Engel, an Austrian art critic and historian who lived in Colombia, introduces Guillermo Wiedemann, an artist exiled from the repressive environment of Nazi Germany who found the freedom required to develop his personal style in Colombia’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1129830