ICAA Researcher: Gabriela Germaná Roquez×
  • Historia, modernidad y ruina peruana : notas sobre identidad y espacio en la obra de Carlos Runcie Tanaka
    Quijano, Rodrigo, 1965-
    Rodrigo Quijano argues that Tiempo detenido—the installation by ceramicist Carlos Runcie Tanaka—does more than illustrate a traumatic event. Since its beginnings, Quijano asserts, the work has been linked to the artist’s search for identity. To [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1293738

  • Bajo el sol negro
    Majluf, Natalia
    The author, Natalia Majluf, states that these works, created using the techniques of the “minutemen” photographers that work in provincial city plazas, could initially be thought as ethnographic or touristic photography. Nevertheless, when [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1293722

  • La ciudad : el camello por el ojo de la aguja
    Quijano, Rodrigo, 1965-
    In this text, Rodrigo Quijano argues that Lima 01—a series of photographs of inverted images of interiors of old abandoned buildings in downtown Lima—addresses questions of forgetting and urban decay. The series makes reference to the design of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1293706

  • Hacia una crítica marxista del marxismo. Entre Marx y la Estética
    Lauer, Mirko, 1947-; Buntinx, Gustavo, 1957-; Fetscher, Iring, 1922-
    [This article is] a debate between the German Marxist intellectual Iring Fetscher and the writer Mirko Lauer for the Peruvian magazine U-tópicos Entornoalovisual, moderated by Gustavo Buntinx, the editor of the magazine. This issue of the magazine [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1292607

  • Desbordar los límites
    Buntinx, Gustavo, 1957-
    This editorial was published in number 4/5 (1984) of U-tópicos. Entornoalovisual, the Peruvian magazine. In the text, Gustavo Buntinx states that, while the Marxist proposal has yet to be carried out, Marxism itself tends to be distorted and reduced [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1292558

  • Por una cultura real
    Salazar del Alcazar, Hugo; Buntinx, Gustavo
    This editorial appeared in number 2/3 (1983) of the magazine U-tópicos: Entornoalovisual (Lima). The text refers to the ongoing failures of the Peruvian government’s cultural organizations over the course of two decades, including the “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1292528

  • [Águila, tigre, Che Guevara, Rosa de los Vientos...]
    Buntinx, Gustavo, 1957-
    On the back cover of number 4/5 of the magazine U-tópicos: Entornoalovisual (Lima, 1984), a brief anonymous article discusses the iconographic scenes painted on truck mudguards. The writer points out that, despite being ignored “by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1292492

  • Tres día en Lima : V jornada : en el “Estudio” de José Sabogal
    Garrido, José Eulogio, 1888-1967
    In this text, José Eulogio Garrido speaks of his journey to Lima in order to see José Sabogal’s art in his home. Indeed, that was “one of the basic reasons I undertook the pilgrimage to Lima.” But Garrido saw only two works in the artist’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1290372

  • Artes populares peruanas
    Sabogal, José, 1888-1956
    In this article, José Sabogal discusses Peruvian traditional art, which in his opinion, is “the key point, in the Americas, where Hispanic America began. When indigenous cultural expressions were combined with the invasion of Mediterranean visual [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1289545

  • José Sabogal está en busqueda del arte del pueblo : un momento de exaltación de las fuerzas del Perú con el gran animador del arte vernacular nacional
    In this article, the editor of the newspaper Noticias de Arequipa interviews José Sabogal on the occasion of the artist’s visit to Arequipa, and they talk about contemporary Peruvian painting and traditional art. On the former topic, Sabogal [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1289505

  • Arte peruano : Camilo Blas
    Sabogal, José, 1888-1956
    This article by José Sabogal is about the recent work produced by the Indigenist painter Camilo Blas. The author discusses Blas’ two scenes of Cajamarca that are to decorate the new Salón de Palacio, which opened in 1924 in celebration of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1289476

  • Sala de arte popular peruano en el Museo de la Cultura : selecciones de arte
    Sabogal, José, 1888-1956
    José Sabogal states that his commentary regards what occurred before the creation of the Museo de Artes Vernaculares, the latter being indispensable because they possess “holdings that are essential to this time, as they have been throughout all [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1173418

  • Los mates burilados y las estampas del pintor criollo Pancho Fierro
    Sabogal, José, 1888-1956
    In this text, José Sabogal states that, upon their arrival, the Spanish were impressed by the architecture and art they found in America. They understood that “their fortunate victory could not be maintained if they did not consolidate it through [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1173400

  • Pintura mural y Arequipa arquitectónica / José Sabogal
    Sabogal, José, 1888-1956
    In this speech, José Sabogal discusses the mural paintings and architecture of Arequipa, while summarizing the history of Peruvian art in the twentieth century. Both he and his followers sought “to interpret the landscape and expressions of its [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1173383

  • Arquitectura peruana : la casona arequipeña
    Sabogal, José, 1888-1956
    This is an article by José Sabogal on the civil architecture of the Peruvian city of Arequipa. He highlights one of the most original constructive solutions of the Spanish during the colonial era. Given the lack of wood in the environment, the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1173340

  • La exposición de la señorita Julia Codesido
    Solari, Carlos, 1883-1932
    The reviewer states that indigenist art has found “a new devotee” in Julia Codesido. Responding to her show in Lima in 1929, author Carlos Solari explains the painter has not taken a slavish stance, but rather has evolved slowly “in progressive [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1147891

  • Exposición de pintura de Julia Codesido
    López Merino, Clodoaldo
    In this text, Clodoaldo López Merino, under the pseudonym of “EGO,” asserts that even before this show of painting, Julia Codesido had consolidated her prestige as an artist. She had studied at European academies and at the Escuela Nacional de [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1147874

  • Mario Urteaga : nuevo valor pictórico
    Corzo, Cesar Guillermo
    The author, César Guillermo Corzo, notes that Mario Urteaga’s painting stands out for its skillful use of a brush, which he handles “with an ease that is almost childlike.” He states that his work is not influenced by literature or imitation, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1146180

  • De arte : muestra de Mario Urteaga en la Filarmónica
    Muelle, Jorge C.
    Reviewer Jorge C. Muelle confesses that he was wary before seeing the Mario Urteaga show at the Sociedad Filarmónica (Lima, 1937)—after all, “praise of spontaneous painters almost always leads them to ‘improve’ their resources, to copy [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1146163

  • La exposición Mario Urteaga
    Raygada, Carlos, 1898-1953
    In this text, art critic Carlos Raygada points out that Mario Urteaga’s painting became well known pursuant to his previous exhibition at the Sala Alcedo in Lima (1934) and to winning first prize at the V Salón de Verano de Viña del Mar (1937). [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1146146

  • “Sobre la pintura de Urteaga” : disertó ayer el artista Fernando Szyszlo [sic], en el local del IAC
    The synopsis and the annotations in English are coming soon. However, our bilingual readers can click on “Español” to access this information in Spanish [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1146131

  • El arte peruano en la escuela - II
    Izcue, Elena, 1889-1970
    This is the second of the two textbooks published by Elena Izcue, which were designed to teach art based on pre-Hispanic motifs at Peruvian schools. It includes two introductory texts. The first, addressed to teachers, explains how the pedagogical [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1146115

  • El arte peruano en la escuela - I
    Izcue, Elena, 1889-1970
    Ventura García Calderón asserts in this prologue that, in Latin America, the Spanish and Indian races did not mix and that the former ignored the latter even though it was, in his view, “one of the most perfect civilizations in the world.” He [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1146099

  • Diálogo sobre el proyecto de la basílica de Santa Rosa de Lima
    Raygada, Carlos, 1898-1953; Velarde, Héctor, 1898-1989
    In his interview with Carlos Raygada, Héctor Velarde explains that his work “has consisted of coordinating and realizing the original concept” for the Basílica de Santa Rosa de Lima, while abstaining as much as possible from any alteration of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1146066

  • Un noble ideal artístico : las hermanas Izcue en París
    Miró Quesada de la Guerra, Oscar, 1884-1981
    This text is an interview by Peruvian journalist and intellectual Óscar Miró Quesada de la Guerra, writing under the pseudonym of “Racso,” with Peruvian artist Elena Izcue. The author indicates that, before they left for Paris—where the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1144316

  • Una artista peruana en París
    García y García, Elvira
    In this text, Elvira García y García asserts that, in Paris, Elena Izcue is considered “an outstanding artist, creator of a very special strain of art.” Though Izcue has triumphed at the annual shows of the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes ( [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1144288

  • Un loable esfuerzo por el arte incaico : Prólogo
    García Calderón, Ventura, 1886-1959
    This publication reproduces the prologue that Peruvian writer and diplomat Ventura García Calderón wrote to the book El arte peruano en la escuela by Peruvian artist Elena Izcue, as well as an essay by Peruvian educator Elvira García y García [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1144261

  • Jorge Vinatea Reinoso
    Raygada, Carlos, 1898-1953
    In this text, art critic Carlos Raygada asserts that Vinatea Reinoso is one of the “most refined and legitimate proponents” of “genuinely Peruvian painting.” The author makes reference to the most outstanding work in the reigning pictorial [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1144156

  • Notas de arte : cinco telas de Leppiani
    Solari, Carlos, 1883-1932
    In this essay, the author analyses the works created by the Peruvian painter Jorge Vinatea Reinoso in the years following his exhibition at the ENBA (Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes) in 1926, noting that, after the conclusion of the exhibition, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1144139

  • La exposición Vinatea Reinoso
    Rebagliati, Edgardo, 1895-1958
    This essay was written on the first solo exhibition by the artist Vinatea Reinoso that consisted of around forty works reflecting “ardent nationalist fervor” inspired by the landscapes of Cuzco, Arequipa and Lima. It is seen that Cusco provided [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1144122

  • De arte : exposición Vinatea Reinoso
    Delboy y Dorado, Emilio, 1891-
    This text written in the early 1920s by Emilio Delboy, signed with the pseudonym “Yobeld,” asserts that “a healthy spirit of aesthetic culture” is taking shape in Lima thanks to young artists. The origin of this movement lies in the founding [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1144105

  • Pintores peruanos : Vinatea Reinoso
    Barrantes Castro, Pedro, 1898-1979
    The author, Pedro Barrantes Castro, notes that since José Sabogal’s return to Peru—after a formative trip of twelve years through Spain, Italy and Argentina—he begins to paint “with an awareness of social circumstances,” something that has [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1144089

  • Sobre el pintor Mario Urteaga y la pintura peruana
    Nuñez Ureta, Teodoro
    This article by Teodoro Núñez Ureta was written on the occasion of the death of painter Mario Urteaga. He recalls the tribute to Urteaga organized by the Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo (IAC) in Lima in 1955, and the need to classify the work of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1144073

  • La pintura de Urteaga
    Szyszlo, Fernando de
    This is the text of the entire talk delivered by Fernando de Szyszlo and part of the tribute organized by the IAC (Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo) in 1955 in honor of the painter Mario Urteaga. Szyszlo describes him as a highly idiosyncratic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1144040

  • “Mi pintura intenta expresar la vida del indio” : nos declaró ayer a su llegada de Cajamarca el artista Mario Urteaga
    The synopsis and the annotations in English are coming soon. However, our bilingual readers can click on “Español” to access this information in Spanish [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1144025

  • En el Museo Nacional : un ensayo de decoración estilo incaico
    Martínez, Alberto J.
    This article by Alberto J. Martínez discusses the use of stylized pre-Hispanic motifs to decorate one of the galleries of the Museo Nacional de Lima. In his view, “every effort to bolster a genuinely Peruvian form of artistic expression represents [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1144009

  • Las señoritas Izcue y el arte del antiguo Perú
    Larco Herrera, Rafael, 1872-1956
    This text by Rafael Larco Herrera discusses the careers of Peruvian artists Elena and Victoria Izcue. The author mentions specifically Elena’s workbook El arte peruano en la escuela, published in 1926, which earned a great deal of acclaim in Peru [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1143993

  • Las hermanas Izcue y el arte peruano
    In this essay, a local editor reported that the New York exhibition comprised both works by the Izcue sisters (Elena and Victoria) as well as pre-Hispanic pieces. Such an approach, he writes, demonstrates “a revival” based on the “search for [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1143978

  • Una charla con Elena y Victoria Izcue, dos espíritus de calidad artística
    In this interview with the sisters Elena and Victoria Izcue, the editor states that they are “notably national artists who have known how to nobly disseminate the motives of Peruvian art abroad.” He highlights their effort in making themselves [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1143963

  • La obra de Piqueras Cotolí en Lima : notas de arte
    Solari, Carlos, 1883-1932
    Article by art critic Carlos Solari (under the pseudonym “Don Quijote”) regarding Manuel Piqueras Cotolí’s work in Lima. [Solari] states that after a decade in Lima during which he made “an immeasurable contribution to the arts of Peru,” [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141357

  • Habla Piquera Cotolí...
    Solari, Carlos, 1883-1932
    After visiting the ENBA sculpture studios in Lima, the author comments on works by Coello and Pozo, and mentions the sculptress Carmen Saco. He then interviews Manuel Piqueras Cotolí, the architect from Madrid, in whose studio he examines two works [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141340

  • Manuel Piqueras Cotolí
    Solari Swayne, Manuel
    The author of this obituary notice explains that Manuel Piqueras Cotolí was born in Córdoba, Spain, where he learned to appreciate the “architectural grandeur” of that city-museum. Manuel Solari Swayne lists the prizes the artist began [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141324

  • El escultor Piqueras Cotolí
    Barreda y Laos, Enrique-Domingo, 1879-1944
    The author recalls his visit, three years earlier, to the Academy of Spain in Rome, where, in his judgment, “the inexplicable frivolity and artifice of modern art are halted.” He praises the work of director Eduardo Chicharro, as well as that of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141308

  • Significado y expresión de las maquettes de la proyectada basílica a Santa Rosa de Lima : disertación del doctor Alfredo Álvarez Calderón en la última audición de la Hora Rosa del jueves 19 del mes en curso : creación del estilo neo-peruano
    Alvarez Calderón, Alfredo
    The author of this article notes that Santa Rosa [Saint Rosa] has been glorified with altars, chapels, and temples in various parts of the world; he therefore believes that a basilica should be built in her honor in Lima, her home city. But first, he [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141292

  • Impresiones de Julia Codesido después de su expos. en N. York
    This interview with the Indigenist painter Julia Codesido was published in the Lima newspaper La Crónica on the occasion of her exhibition at the Delphic Studios gallery (New York, 1936). The interviewer talks about the warm welcome Codesido [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141277

  • La exposición de Julia Codesido
    Raygada, Carlos, 1898-1953
    In the reviewer’s opinion, this exhibition confirms the undeniable progress that Julia Codesido has made in her work. Carlos Raygada claims that in this, her sixth exhibition at the Academia Nacional de Música in Lima, Codesido has turned away [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141261

  • La exposición de Julia Codesido
    Pereira, Raúl María, 1916-2007
    According to the author, this exhibition heralds “a magnificent advance” in Julia Codesido’s painting because “a different spirit inspires her latest compositions.” In his opinion, 1931 marks the end of her earlier phase and the beginning [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141245

  • La exposición de pinturas de Julia Codecido
    Espinosa Saldaña, Antonino, 1888-1969
    After mentioning the decorative nature of Julia Codesido’s exhibition, the author of this review discusses her portrayal of the Andean mountains, calling it: “an exceptional vision rather than a straight idealization.” The decorative nature of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141229

  • Exposición de pintura en la Universidad Mayor de San Marcos
    Cáceres, Zoila Aurora
    In the author’s opinion, Julio Codesido “has accepted the admiration for and establishment of a genuinely Peruvian style of painting.” This is her second exhibition in Lima and, according to the reviewer, it includes paintings that reveal [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141212

  • La obra pictórica de Julia Codesido
    Aguirre Morales, Augusto, 1888-1957; Aguirre Morales, Augusto, 1888-1957
    In this review of Julia Codesido’s first exhibition at the Academia Nacional de Música Alcedo (Lima, 1929), Augusto Aguirre Morales describes her as a great exponent of Peruvian art. The writer submits a reading of her work based on its “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141196