ICAA Researcher: Fernanda Pitta×
  • [O trabalho de Amilcar de Castro reúne...]
    Brito, Ronaldo
    In this text, Ronaldo Brito analyzes Amilcar de Castro’s work in the media of sculpture and drawing. He discusses the connections between de Castro’s production and modern sculpture. Brito asserts that de Castro’s art formulates a rejection of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111306

  • A Bienal de cá para lá
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-; Bonomi, Maria; Pessanha, José Américo; Monteiro, Paulo, 1961-; Salvador, Gilberto, 1946-; Boni, Regina; Strina, Luisa
    1991
    This document consists of a series of statements on the XXI São Paulo Biennial. Professor Walter Zanini, curator of the sixteenth and seventeenth biennials, held in 1981 and 1983 respectively, condemns a modality whereby artists are selected to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111345

  • A condição do lugar no site
    Mano, Rubens, 1960-
    2006
    Rubens Mano analyzes the relation between artists and urban spaces during the 1960s and 1970s, both of which introduced into the visual arts a key discussion of the implications of their entry into the core of urban life. The making of art becomes an [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111326

  • A propósito d'o Brasil dos Viajantes
    Belluzzo, Ana Maria
    1996
    This text dealing with the exhibition O Brasil dos Viajantes analyzes the possibility of conceiving of Brazilian identity from a foreign perspective. According to the text, the aim of the exhibition is to compose history from diverse points of view [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111299

  • Arte brasileira viaja em busca de mercado
    Fioravante, Celso
    1996
    In this article, the journalist Celso Fioravante explains that the Brazilian gallery Camargo Vilaça was asked to participate in the contemporary art fair in Madrid (ARCO, 1996). Fioravante reports that this involvement in the Spanish event was part [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111316

  • Artes plásticas no século XX : internalização e modernidade
    Bueno, Maria Lucia
    1999
    In her text, Maria Lúcia Bueno follows the course of twentieth century visual arts, from modernity to globalization. She in turn probes the art world, relating art spaces and dissemination of art to their social context. Based on her analysis of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111309

  • As artes como abre-alas
    Naves, Rodrigo, 1955-
    2005
    In this 2005 article, the Brazilian art critic Rodrigo Naves reviews the performance of the economist, banker and collector Edemar Cid Ferreira. The article focuses on his role as “spokesman” for Brazilian art in the national and international [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111330

  • As margens do sistema
    Milliet, Maria Alice
    1989
    In this text, Maria Alice Milliet argues that the curatorial vision of Jean Hubert Martin in the exhibition Magiciens de la terre (Centre Georges Pompidou/Parc de la Villette, Paris) reflects a thoroughly neocolonial position on art produced in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111329

  • Bienal : renovação crítica e riscos
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    1989
    Walter Zanini, curator of the 1981 and 1983 São Paulo Biennials, defends the critical role that curators play in mega-exhibitions like the São Paulo Biennial. He asserts that that role exceeds formulating the concepts that serve as the structure of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111346

  • Caranguejos com cérebro
    Science, Chico, 1967-1997; Zero Quatro, Fred
    1994
    This manifesto is divided into three sections that reflect the swamp zones [“mangues”] encircling Recife (the capital of the state of Pernambuco): (1) Mangue, the concept; (2) Manguetown, the city; (3) Mangue, the scene. (1) The text maintains [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111342

  • Cica & sede de crítica
    Basbaum, Ricardo
    1999
    The text investigates the possibility that art critics will recover their effectiveness, given an alleged decline in the field. Basbaum comments on the need to generate new languages in order to come up with new ideas. The text states that critics [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111406

  • Da raça à cultura : a mestiçagem e o nacional
    Ortiz, Renato, 1947-
    1985
    This text is an analysis of the process through which black/white mixing ceased to be limited by the boundaries of nineteenth-century racial categories. This emerged in news commentary and studies of Brazilian culture. Based on those categories, this [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111332

  • Em Brasil High Tech, o xeque ao pós-modernismo
    Kac, Eduardo
    2004
    In this introduction, Eduardo Kac shows that the artists known as “Geração Brasil High-Tech” (including Otávio Donasci, Mario Ramiro, and Paulo Bruscky) represent a type of work that refers back to both Waldemar Cordeiro and Abraham Palatnik. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111320

  • Geopolítica da mestiçagem
    Alencastro, Luiz Felipe de
    1985
    This commentary looks at how miscegenation has changed and how the phenomenon is viewed: from racist criticism to its perception as a movement that promotes community exchanges and alliances, thus overcoming the stigmas associated with the concept of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111371

  • Globalização e cultura de mercado
    Bueno, Maria Lucia
    1999
    In her text, Maria Lúcia Bueno follows the course of twentieth century visual arts, from modernity to globalization. She in turn probes the art world, relating art spaces and dissemination of art to their social context. Based on her analysis of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1293520

  • Introdução
    Marino, João
    1984
    The texts gathered for the exhibition Tradição e Ruptura: síntese de arte e cultura brasileiras (1984) are introduced by the curator, João Marino. Marino is an advocate of the purposes of the exhibition: to assemble artworks along with [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111327

  • Introdução : atualidade e memória
    Belluzzo, Ana Maria
    1994
    This text is an introduction to the iconography addressed in O Brasil dos Viajantes, a project that encompassed research and an exhibition of Brazilian images made by European travelers to that country from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111300

  • João Cândido Galvão : "fiz uma Bienal com transgressores"
    Freire, Norma; Farias, Agnaldo; Galvão, João Cândido
    1991
    This text is an interview with João Cândido Galvão, curator of the XXI São Paulo Biennial, by Norma Freire and Agnaldo Farias. In it, Galvão discusses some of the problems that complicated the organization of the biennial, including [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111317

  • Malasartes, um depoimento pessoal
    Brito, Ronaldo
    1983
    In this statement, Ronaldo Brito takes the opportunity to clarify that the journal he cofounded, Malasartes, marked a moment in the Brazilian art world where there were different meanings for the various cultural participants. In his opinion, the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111305

  • Manifesto
    Herkenhoff, Paulo; Porto, Sérgio; Maiolino, Anna Maria; Luz, Rogerio; Meireles, Cildo; Leite, Leonardo Lellis Pereira, 1952-; Resende, José; Córdula, Raul, 1943-; Kleiman, Mauro; Machado, Ivens Olinto; Caldas Júnior, Waltércio; Manuel, Antonio; Barbosa, Monica; Tunga, 1952-2016; Ascânio MMM, 1941-; Macedo, Ronaldo do Rego
    1976
    The text that accompanies this manifesto—that is critical of the Salão de Arte Agora I—describes the Brazilian art market mindset and the resources at its disposal. The manifesto challenges the role of the critic who submits to the prevailing [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111318

  • Mercado e internalização
    1999
    In her text, Maria Lúcia Bueno follows the course of twentieth century visual arts, from modernity to globalization. She in turn probes the art world, relating art spaces and dissemination of art to their social context. Based on her analysis of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1293496

  • Mundialização e cultura
    Ortiz, Renato, 1947-
    1994
    This book investigates the sociohistorical context of contemporary cultural production, emphasizing the role exercised by globalization and by “mundialização” (globalism) in this process. The author establishes a distinction between the two [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111331

  • Os lugares da mestiçagem na arte contemporânea
    Borsa Cattani, Icleia
    1999
    This text investigates several meanings of the concept “place” in art: space/representation, interval of meaning, installation space, institutional space, and sociocultural space, emotional, symbolic or utopian (where the artwork is executed and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111348

  • Planejamento ambiental: "desenho" no impasse
    Bardi, Lina Bò
    1976
    This text by architect Lina Bo Bardi voices a criticism of the resolutions made at the XII Congress of Architecture (Madrid, 1975), targeting the vision of the notion of the collective and “social commitments” as a betrayal of the modern movement [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111301

  • Uma cronologia de encontros, 1964-2005
    Brett, Guy
    2005
    British critic Guy Brett sets forth an approximate chronology of his personal contact with Brazilian art between the 1964 and 2005, and considers the importance of that contact with Brazilian creators. During the earlier years, his contacts were with [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111303

  • Uma dinâmica da arte brasileira : modernidade, instituições e instância pública
    Salzstein, Sônia
    1998
    In this article, Salzstein discusses how contemporary art takes its place on the international art stage, while analyzing the contradictions implicit in a state of peripheral modernity. She explores the connections between the factors involved in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111338