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  • Diálogo sobre el arte abstracto y el arte concreto
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    In this article, Argentine art critic, Jorge Romero Brest, establishes a dialogue with the viewer unfamiliar with abstract art to explain the central ideas of that movement and of Concrete Art. In so doing, he emphasizes the prejudice that abstract [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 824437

  • La IV Bienal de San Pablo : Balance y Perspectiva de la Pintura Actual
    This article reports on the participation of Marc Chagall, Jackson Pollock, Ben Nicholson, and Giorgio Morandi in the special galleries of the IV São Paulo Biennial in 1958, as well as the large Brazilian delegation that included works by Lithuanian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 824408

  • Inauguróse ayer el XXXIX Salón de Artes Plásticas
    This article reports on the opening ceremony of the XXXIX Salón Nacional de Artes Plásticas, where the minister of education, Dr. Oscar Ivanissevich, gave a speech attacking abstract artists. The Peronist official stated that abstract art—which [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 824394

  • Inauguró el Dr. Ivanissevich el XXXVIII Salón Nacional de Artes Plásticas : Positivos valores del arte nacional congrega la importante muestra
    This review of the opening of the XXXVIII Salón Nacional de Artes Plásticas contains a transcript of the speech given by Dr. Oscar Ivanissevich, minister of education during Juan Domingo Perón’s first presidency. In it, Ivanissevich calls Cubism [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 824379

  • Dos reportajes: ¿Figuración? ¿Abstracción?
    Fuentes, Enrique; Neri, Franco
    This interview focuses on the dispute between advocates for figurative art and those for abstract art; Raquel Forner represents the figurative contingent and Lidy Prati, a member of the new generation associated with Concrete Art, represents the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 819310

  • Breve psicología de arte abstracto
    Degand, León
    This text argues that the viewing public must change its attitude in order to appreciate the expressive and emotional power of abstract art, a power once believed to be the sole terrain of figurative art. In this respect, Dégand states that the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 819294

  • Caminos del arte abstracto
    This is a review of a lecture given by Juan Zocchi, director of the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, during the exhibition, De Manet a nuestros días [From Manet to Our Times]. Rather than defend or attack abstract art, Zocchi indicates his interest [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 819272

  • Informe del Grupo de artistas latinoamericanos firmantes del llamamiento residentes en París
    Le Parc, Julio
    After attending the Primer Encuentro de Plástica Latinoamericana [First Latin American Visual Arts Encounter], which took place at the Casa de las Américas in Havana, Cuba, Julio Le Parc and Brazilian artist Sérvulo Esmeraldo undertook the task of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 794123

  • La batalla por la invención : manifiesto
    Bayley, Edgar
    This is the Manifesto in which Edgar Bayley discussed both the crisis in representative art and the emergence of an art of “invention” that would accompany the arrival of both innovative forms of organization and the progress of productive forces [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 788842

  • El conflicto en Bellas Artes (última nota) : Un ex rector analiza la situación por la que atraviesa la enseñanza artística
    Lezama, Jorge
    This article summarizes the protest initiated against the authorities by the students at the Escuela de Bellas Artes Prilidiano Pueyrredón [Prilidiano Pueyrredón National School of Fine Arts] in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It argues that the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 783738

  • El conflicto de Bellas Artes (III) : La renovación periódica de planes de estudio no se respeta totalmente
    Monzón, Hugo
    This article reviews the state of art education in the wake of the Argentine student protests in 1955 that demanded changes in the syllabus that were finally implemented in 1958. It also reports that the teacher commissions that were supposed to have [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 783725

  • [Los artistas y amigos de las artes...]
    Gamarra, Jorge, 1939-; Renart, Emilio; Lublin, Lea, 1929-
    Statement by a group of professors of their concern about the events that took place at the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes Prilidiano Pueyrredón [Prilidiano Pueyrredón National School of Fine Arts] [ENBAPP] and the Escuela Nacional de Bellas [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 783712

  • Indagatoria del Juez a alumnos de Bellas Artes
    This article reports on the judicial proceedings against the detained students, all of whom were affiliated with both Escuelas Nacionales de Bellas Artes [National Fine Arts Schools], the Prilidiano Pueyrredón and the Manuel Belgrano (Buenos Aires, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 783658

  • Cámara Federal juzgará 139 estudiantes detenidos en una Asamblea de la Escuela de Bellas Artes
    The article reports the arrest of 139 students from the two arts education centers, the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes Prilidiano Pueyrredón [Prilidiano Pueyrredón National School of Fine Arts] and its counterpart, Manuel Belgrano, both in Buenos [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 783628

  • Dos escuelas, ocupadas
    This article reports on the peaceful occupation by student groups of the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes Prilidiano Pueyrredón and its counterpart, Manuel Belgrano, both in Buenos Aires, Argentina. At the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes Manuel [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 783616

  • En las escuelas de Bellas Artes : los alumnos unifican la agitación
    Monzón, Hugo
    This article reports that students at both Schools of Fine Arts—Manuel Belgrano and Prilidiano Pueyrredón—had decided to join forces and resist any form of intervention. Their first joint action targeted the opening of the Salón Nacional; a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779175

  • Inaugurose ayer en las Salas de Exposición el LX Salón Nacional de Artes Plásticas
    This article reports on the inauguration of the Salón Nacional de 1971 (Buenos Aires, Argentina) and the presence of the authorities who delivered speeches and awarded prizes. The article likewise points out that while the Subsecretario de Cultura [ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779163

  • Escuela Prilidiano Pueyrredón : los docentes respaldan al alumnado
    Monzón, Hugo
    This article reports that students are back in class at the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes Prilidiano Pueyrredón [National School of Fine Arts] in Buenos Aires after the interruptions caused by student protests that were supported by many teachers [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779150

  • Escuela Superior Prilidiano Pueyrredón : los estudiantes de Bellas Artes exigen un gobierno bipartito
    Monzón, Hugo
    This article reports that, though the Ministerio de Educación y Cultura de la Nación [Ministry of Culture and Education] announced that it was intervening in the crisis at the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes Prilidiano Pueyrredón [National School [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 778941

  • El conflicto en Bellas Artes : juzgan a sus profesores los alumnos de la escuela Pueyrredón
    Monzón, Hugo
    The article reports on the deepening crisis at the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes Prilidiano Pueyrredón [National School of Fine Arts] in Buenos Aires, Argentina, circa 1971. It also mentions that students—who are publicly challenging the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 778928

  • En esta primavera florece la coima
    The flyer states that Alberto Prebisch, an architect and mayor of the City of Buenos Aires, seeks to evict the Sociedad Estímulo de Bellas Artes [Association to Promote the Fine Arts] from its headquarters on the corner of Avenida Córdoba and Maip [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 778888

  • Incuestionables y precursoras
    Giudici, Alberto
    Within the context of the historic reparation received by Gabriela Bocchi—who created Celda [Cell] in tandem with Jorge de Santa María (deceased)—and by Hugo Pereyra—who in turn conceived Made in Argentina with Ignacio Colombres (deceased)— [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774524

  • Helio Oiticica : lettre ouverte aux sélectionné
    Oiticica, Hélio, 1937-1980
    In this open letter, Hélio Oiticica writes against the 1969 São Paulo Biennial and expounds on the situation of strict censorship prevailing in Brazil. He considers that it is reason enough for France not to participate either. In addition, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774506

  • Fueron ganadoras en el II certamen de Investigaciones Visuales : Como un desagravio, el Estado compra obras prohibidas en el '71
    Gutman, Daniel
    Daniel Gutman points out that the Argentine Government apologizes to the artists censored in the II Certamen Nacional de Investigaciones Visuales[Second National Competition of Visual Research] and, although it will not return the amount of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774413

  • El arte rebelde
    This article points out that the Contrasalón [Counter-Salon] of 1972, held on the premises of the Sociedad Argentina de Artistas Plásticos[Argentine Society of Visual Artists], contains over two hundred fifty works of art; among them, one may find [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774260

  • II Encuentro de Intelectuales por la soberanía de los pueblos de nuestra América : temario
    The text reveals the topics discussed at the II Encuentro de Intelectuales por la soberanía de los pueblos de nuestra América [Second Encounter of Intellectuals for the Sovereignty of the Peoples of Our America] (Havana, Cuba, 1985) regarding the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774132

  • Aporte de Julio Le Parc para el diálogo sobre : “El artista en el contexto social actual”
    Le Parc, Julio
    This text by Julio Le Parc addresses the artist’s problems within the social context, posing a series of questions about the myths that continue to surround and affect a work of art. In general terms, it questions those who maintain the idea of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774022

  • Censure au Centre Pompidou
    Le Parc, Julio
    Julio Le Parc presents a brief explanation about a situation in which he was not permitted to include a pamphlet with his works in the Denise René L’intrépide exhibition. Due to this situation, which he considered to be censorship, Le Parc [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 773247

  • Assez de mystifications
    G.R.A.V. (Association)
    Under the title “Basta de mistificaciones” [Enough with the mystifications] the Groupe de Recherche d’Art Visuel (GRAV) [Visual Arts Research Group] signed a manifesto that would become the basis of the present-day relationship between [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 773146

  • Arte Abstracto en Buenos Aires : En la línea de la expresión tierna
    Edelman, Raquel
    Analysis of the exhibition Arte Abstracto, del arte figurativo al arte abstracto [Abstract Art, from Figurative Art to Abstract Art], organized by French critic Léon Degand and presented at the Instituto de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, in July of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772878

  • A raíz del boicot propuesto hace una semana al próximo Nacional : los plásticos estudian la reglamentación de los salones
    Monzón, Hugo
    This article explains that the Federación Argentina de Entidades de Artistas Plásticos [Argentine Federation of Visual Arts Groups] became active again, after a long break. One of the projects on the group’s agenda is to review modifications to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772423

  • Como una protesta contra la censura : los plásticos no participarán del Salón Nacional
    Monzón, Hugo
    This article explains that the Sociedad Argentina de Artistas Plásticos [Argentine Society of Visual Artists] called a meeting at which they decided not to participate in the National Salon (Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1971). Instead, they agreed to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772411

  • Investigaciones visuales : opinan artistas y jurados ante un decreto discriminatorio
    Monzón, Hugo
    This article explains that, eight days after the opening of the II Certamen de Investigaciones Visuales [2nd Visual Research Contest] in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1971, the public was informed about Decree 5696, which partially acknowledged the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772399

  • La Asamblea de Artistas Plásticos enjuició a organismos culturales
    Monzón, Hugo
    This article describes how, on December 7, 1971, the Sociedad Argentina de Artistas Plásticos [Argentine Society of Visual Artists] issued a statement to vigorously protest the situation provoked by the Academia Nacional de Bellas Artes, the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772386

  • La Asociación de Críticos de Arte calificó la censura a un concurso
    Monzón, Hugo
    This article explains that the Argentine Association of Art Critics, whose president at the time was Basilio Uribe, circulated a statement disagreeing with the decision taken by the Ministry of Culture regarding the II Certamen Nacional de [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772360

  • Los actores y un salón censurado : dudas sobre la política cultural del Estado en una nota de Carballal
    Monzón, Hugo
    While the law governing the theater was under official consideration, the Argentine Actor’s Association expressed its concern regarding the confusion and uneasiness that was caused when the Certamen de Investigaciones Visuales [Visual Research [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772336

  • Como protesta contra la censura, varios artistas se retiran de otra exposición
    Monzón, Hugo
    The article points out that the artists invited by the Academia Nacional de Bellas Artes (Argentina) to the Primer Premio de Grabado “Facio Hebecquer” [First “Facio Hebecquer” Prize for Engraving] (1971) communicated their refusal to submit [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772322

  • Diálogo con nuestros lectores : Estimada señora Blanca Stabile
    Kosice, Gyula, 1924-
    This letter from Gyula Kosice to Blanca Stabile explains that Tomás Maldonado was not a member of the board of directors of Arturo magazine, and refers to certain sources that document chronological details concerning the origins of the Argentine [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 770305

  • Elementos de construcción dramática
    de la Fuente, M.G.
    Sent from Morocco, this is a collaboration of poet and painter Diyi Laañ in which she proposes the consideration of the stage as a dramatic construction, that is, as the creation of a dramatic architecture instead of a mere literary drama. The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 770272

  • Jorge Glusberg : Por qué resolví participar en “Art Systems” en la Bienal de San Pablo y ahora desisto
    Glusberg, Jorge
    Jorge Glusberg’s open letter clarifies that, when Francisco Matarazzo invited him to organize “Arte como Idea [Art as an Idea” and “Arte Cibernético [Cybernetic Art]” at the Eleventh São Paulo Biennial (1971), he had some initial doubts [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 766259

  • Gordon Matta
    Matta-Clark, Gordon, 1943-1978
    After discussing the origins of the São Paulo Biennial and the earliest incidents of censorship imposed by Brazilian authorities on artists who submitted their work to the Paris Biennale, Matta points out that an injustice had occurred in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 766244

  • Horacio Safons
    Safons, Horacio
    Horacio Safons’s response to the summons to side against the 1971 São Paulo Biennial. In his answer, Safons uses self-criticism, saying that to carry out a contra-biennial is to force himself to fight in his adversary’s field. Likewise, he [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 766193

  • J. C. Romero
    Romero, Juan Carlos, 1931-
    Response made by Juan Carlos Romero to the summons to side against the 1971 São Paulo Biennial. In order to illustrate his view, Romero cuts out news pieces from the local papers, referring to kidnappings and torture, then centering on the matter of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 766181

  • César Paternosto
    Paternosto, Cesar, 1931-
    César Paternosto’s response against the 1971 São Paulo Biennial. His emphatic response stresses: “…Simply NO to the Biennial [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 766155

  • Abraham Haber
    Haber, Abraham
    Abraham Haber responds to the summons to carry out a counter-biennial with his contribution, in spite of making it clear that he has received an invitation intended for the artists. He is however a professor of art history and a member of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 766142

  • Américo J. Castilla : Brasil tu carceñ es la nuestra
    Castilla, Américo
    Américo Castilla’s response to the summons to side against the 1971 São Paulo Biennial. He does it through an image that centralizes the silhouette of the Brazilian territory, in which a face melts with several vertical lines in reference to jail [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 766098

  • Estimado compañero
    Questioning the pertinence of the 1971 São Paulo Biennial, a letter inviting artists to participate in the Contrabienal [Counter-Biennial] was promoted and signed by artists and intellectuals who belong to both Museo Latinoamericano and the MICLA [ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 766014

  • Invitación
    Instituto de Arte Latinoamericano, Universidad de Chile; Casa de las Américas
    An invitation to participate in theExposición La América del Che [The America of Che Exhibition], to be held in honor of the fifth anniversary of the death of Ernesto “Che” Guevara. The invitation provides the necessary guidelines for [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 765912

  • Declaración : encuentro de Plástica Latinoamericana Casa de las Américas : La Habana, Cuba Octubre 1973
    Carnevale, Graciela
    A statement concerning the agreements arrived at by the participating artists at the II Encuentro de Plástica Latinoamericana [Second Gathering of Latin American Visual Artists], held in Havana in October 1973, immediately after the military coup d [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 765863

  • Catálogo de los artistas que ya están en Chile
    This list contains information about the artists who donated works to the Museo de la Solidaridad in Santiago, Chile. It gives their name, country of origin, and a description of the works that, at the time of publication, were already in the museum [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 765636