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  • Concepto de Creación é Invención Madí
    Kosice, Gyula, 1924-
    This article stresses the importance of invention to Madí artists. Having broken free from the older forms of conception and composition, the Madí group worked with a dialectic theory that offered a new set of principles based on invention to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 731954

  • Concierto Internacional de la escultura actual : Premio Di Tella en el Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
    Baliari, Eduardo
    Eduardo Baliari, a critic for the Clarín newspaper, points out in his note that connections are missing among the eight Argentinean artists and the eleven foreign artists invited to the 1962 Torcuato Di Tella Prize; particularly among the works of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759986

  • Crítica : Tres pintores, tres tendencias Premio Internacional Di Tella 64
    Gorriarena, Carlos, 1925-
    This text by Carlos Gorriarena focuses on Pierre Restany’s report published in the catalog for the Premio Torcuato Di Tella[1964 Torcuato Di Tella Prize] 1964, in which the French critic points out that Nuevo Realism [New Realism] is an art of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762371

  • De la abstracción al perceptismo
    Lozza, Rembrandt van Dyck
    This is a text that analyzes the passage from figuration to abstraction, considering both plastic and philosophical aspects, and aiming to reach the solutions contributed by Perceptivism. It states that Concrete painting became a reality after the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 730703

  • De la Vega o la realidad del espejismo
    Derbecq, Germaine
    Germaine Derbeqc, the French artist, introduces Jorge de la Vega’s exhibition by acknowledging his ability to invent languages that translate what is real. She also refers to de la Vega’s earlier periods during which his work gradually changed, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 764788

  • 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

  • Defensa del realismo
    Agosti, Héctor Pablo
    This essay by Héctor Pablo Agosti discusses the philosophical grounds of the new realism as viewed from the perspective of a dialectical knowledge of outer reality. Agosti preferred to call it “dynamic realism,” which he conceived as being a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 730983

  • Diálogo con nuestros lectores
    The article includes two letters from Romualdo Brughetti and another from Enio Iommi, addressed to Blanca Stábile for its publication in the section “Dialogue with Our Readers.” In addition, a letter from Stábile addressed to Aldo Pellegrini, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 742824

  • Diálogo con nuestros lectores : estimada Blanca Stábile
    Maldonado, Tomás, 1913-
    A letter from Tomás Maldonado to Blanca Stabile, clearing up a few inaccuracies in the chronological record of the origins of the Argentine Concrete art groups and the Grupo de Artistas Modernos de la Argentina [Modern Artists of Argentina [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 742742

  • 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

  • Diálogo con nuestros lectores: señora Blanca Stábile
    Iommi, Enio, 1926-
    A letter from Enio Iommi to Blanca Stabile, to be published in the “Dialogue with our Readers” section, which explains that Aldo Pellegrini was responsible for the development of the Grupo de Artistas Modernos de la Argentina [Modern Artists of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 742665

  • 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

  • Discurso inaugural
    Vordemberge-Gildewart, Friedrich
    The text reproduces the inaugural speech delivered by Vordemberge-Gildewart on October 2, 1953, for the opening of the exhibition Grupo de Artistas Modernos Argentinos [Modern Artists Group of Argentina] at the Stedelijk Museum of Amsterdam. The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 763116

  • Discusión sobre arte pop ¿queda algo por hacer?
    This text is a transcription of a conversation between Carlos Squirru, Dalila Puzzovio, Count Jaime Mora y Aragón, and Jean Cartier that took place during an informal meeting. One may perceive the doubts then being awakened by Pop Art through the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762125

  • Distéfano
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    This text is an introduction to the exhibition of oil temperas on canvas, paper, and fiberglass by Juan Carlos Distéfano. In the text, Pellegrini emphasizes that the images taken from the real world do not contradict his achievements in the purely [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745059

  • 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

  • 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

  • Dos utopías artísticas
    Torre, Guillermo de, 1900-1971
    The text continues the analysis of the article “Aire polémico de París” [Polemical Air of Paris] written by Guillermo de Torre on the opposition between socialist realism and abstraction, in light of the debates underway in those days in Paris [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743556

  • El ángulo : su aplicación y control en la obra plástica
    Blaszko, Martín, 1920-
    In this article, Martín Blaszko discusses the issue of angles in a composition and explains that, although Piet Mondrian used a 90-degree angle as his standard measure of control, it subsequently became necessary to do something else about the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 742568

  • El arte de Joaquín Torres-García
    Torre, Guillermo de, 1900 -1971
    The essay situates Joaquín Torres-García’s work within the course of his life and, at the same time, explains some of its polemic aspects. On one hand, it points out the lack of acknowledgment of the contributions made by the Uruguayan artist to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 764035

  • El arte informal y el arte de hoy : un artículo muy remozado y reflexiones nuevas
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    The critic reflects on Informal art by summarizing the different names that it has been given: art autre, action painting, art informel, art brut, etc. Romero Brest proposes to call it either Virginal or Un-constructive art, even though he deems [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 757816

  • 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

  • El artista y el mundo del consumo
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    This essay examines the relationship between artists and the consumer society, and claims that the latter seeks to create destructible goods and false needs. Aldo Pellegrini claims that the goal of the consumer world is to annihilate the artist by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744444

  • El color en el arte : resumen y fragmentos de un libro en prensa
    Lozza, Raúl
    A programmatic source in which Raúl Lozza summarizes eight chapters of his book El color en la pintura. Su investigación estética objetiva [Color in Painting: Its Objective Aesthetic Research], and, as the text announced, Editorial Diálogo would [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 730690

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 diseño y la vida social
    Maldonado, Tomás, 1913-
    In this article, Tomás Maldonado advocates a form of creative expression that focuses on the design and production of objects intended for daily use. He maintained this same approach in the editorial slant of nueva vision (“New Vision”), the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 730402

  • El huevo filosófico
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    In this text, Mario Pellegrini, the Argentinean critic, reflects about the different understandings of reality. Pellegrini states that, while common man takes sensory perception as a source of learning, the Surrealists do not get rid of any aspect [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745210

  • 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

  • En defensa de la Pintura, de un Artista y del Arte Moderno : con motivo de un artículo aparecido en la revista – Arte Concreto Invención – B.A.
    Cabrera, Sarandy
    In this article, Sarandy Cabrera comments on the opinions expressed by Tomás Maldonado in his essay, “Torres-García against Modern Art,” published in the magazine [Bulletin of the Concrete Art and Invention Association]in December 1946. Cabrera [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 731079

  • 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

  • En la línea de la expresión mas dura
    Oliver, Samuel
    This document analyzes the exhibition “Arte Abstracto, del arte figurativo al arte abstracto” [Abstract Art: from figurative art to abstract art], organized by the Belgian critic Léon Degand and presented at the Instituto de Arte Moderno of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743063

  • 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

  • En torno al taller escuela de C. Marcovich
    Melé, Juan N., 1923-
    This article discusses different concepts associated with the representation of objective reality. In the discussion, Mele focuses on those tenets expressed in the manifesto of the school-workshop directed by Professor Cecilia Marcovich [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 730306

  • Encuesta realizada entre pintores argentinos de la nueva generación : [Confieso que no me resulta fácil]
    Maldonado, Tomás, 1913-
    Tomás Maldonado responds to the Letra y Línea [Letter and Line] survey by stressing that the cultural validity of a work is realized by means of new artistic ideas. He goes on to clarify that the concept of “artistic ideas” does not refer to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 742104

  • Ernesto Deira
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    In this article Pellegrini affirms that as long as artists perceive that the image conveys an instantaneous message, and the researchers remark that we live in a “visual era,” the visual arts will be at the pole of maximum attraction of a culture [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745303

  • Esbozo de una historia del arte abstracto
    Stábile, Blanca
    This article reports on the concept of abstract art outlined by Belgian painter Michel Seuphor in his book, L’art abstrait, ses origines, ses maîtres. [Abstract Art: Its Origins, Its Masters]. The volume had just been launched at the Galerie [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 742821

  • 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

  • Escultura Madí
    Kosice, Gyula, 1924-
    In this article, Gyula Kosice stresses the displacement, the conversion, and the shift of forms inherent in the sculpture of the Madí. He also points out that the base has become an integral part of the sculpture, whether a rotating one as submitted [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 731995

  • Espacio artístico y sociedad
    Hlito, Alfredo
    In this analytical article, Alfredo Hlito takes a sweeping look at our culture and evaluates artistic activity as it relates to social function. He seeks to understand how proposals of a more general nature —the non-artistic context — are [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 730716

  • Estilo y concepto universalista de Madí
    Kosice, Gyula, 1924-
    This article points out that Madí art, which agrees with the general mood of integration being encouraged by scientific advances, is a style that embraces all disciplines and, furthermore, proposes the need to communicate by means of a language that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 731968

  • 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

  • Eugenio Abal
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    In this introductory essay for the Abal, Beloso, Lozza exhibition, Aldo Pellegrini points out that Eugenio Abal uses both the rhythmic value of juxtaposed forms and the dynamic action of colors, relying on extremely subtle vibrations and the power of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744489

  • Evolución del arte moderno en la Argentina
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    Pellegrini's text remarks that during the nineteenth century, Argentine art mainly adapted to academic patterns. For the later evolution of Modern art, the critic adopts a division based on three fundamental periods: first, the artists who absorb [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745452

  • Evolución en la expresión de la danza
    Kuni, Masami
    Masami Kuni believed that dance had not yet developed its own method of expression. In this article the Japanese choreographer proposes a concrete form of dance, consisting of non-figurative movements and with no specific meaning, such as he had [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 731982

  • Exposición del grupo de Artistas Modernos de la Argentina
    This article reviewed the recent exhibitions held by the Grupo de Artistas Modernos de la Argentina [Modern Argentine Artists Group] at the Museu de Arte Moderna in Río de Janeiro and the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. Both the international impact [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 742370

  • Exposición en el Instituto de Arte Moderno
    Payró, Julio E., 1899-1971
    This is a critical review of the Arte abstracto, del arte figurativo al arte abstracto [Abstract Art, from Figurative Art to Abstract Art] exhibition, which was organized by Léon Degand, the Belgian critic, and presented at the Instituto de Arte [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743623

  • 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