ICAA Researcher: Ivonne Pini×
  • A propósito de Acebedo Bernal [sic]
    Grillo, Max, 1868-
    1899
    The Colombian poet Max Grillo claims that there is an aesthetic sense that is common to all the arts. In his opinion, to enjoy the visual arts, literature, or music, one must have the ability to feel and understand the emotions that are inherent to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1094092

  • Al margen de una exposición de pintura
    Arciniegas, Germán, 1900- 1999
    1929
    On the premise that “national art has yet to come into being,” Germán Arciniegas levels harsh criticism at the works by Colombian artists Francisco Antonio Cano, Ricardo Gómez Campuzano, and Domingo Moreno Otero included in an exhibition held [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1079409

  • Bellas Artes
    Manrique Convers, Pedro Carlos
    1898
    After discussing the artistic development of Colombian painter Epifanio Garay, and mentioning his time at the Académie Julian in Paris and his interest in and knowledge of the works in the Louvre, the author turns to Garay’s portraits. Manrique [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1094076

  • El debate queda abierto : ¿la clase intelectual participa en el cambio social o se beneficia con la miseria?
    1971
    The question that constitutes the title of this article is posed as a challenge not only to intellectuals, but to society as a whole. In its attempt to answer that question, Revista Flash decided to interview individuals in the art world, despite the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1102659

  • Exposición de pintura en el parque de la independencia
    Pizano, Roberto, 1896- 1929
    1923
    In this article written in 1923, Roberto Pizano analyzes the specificities of a painting exhibition held at the Parque de la Independencia in Bogotá that brought together work by a large number of local artists. Pizano used the exhibition as an [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1079127

  • La afirmación de los que surgen
    Samper, Darío, 1909-
    1929
    Journalist Darío Samper criticizes what he calls the “philistinism” and “Manichaeism” of 19th-century Colombian intellectuals overly influenced by foreign models, particularly by French thought whose hold on the country he deems excessive. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1079157

  • La exposición de pinturas : los que están y los que faltaban
    Sanín Cano, Baldomero, 1861- 1957
    1928
    In this text, Colombian intellectual Baldomero Sanín Cano offers a number of observations about art and the artist, asserting that the time has come for both to move closer to the masses. Sanín argues that the belief that art is only for a segment [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1079099

  • La hora actual y nosotros
    Azula Barrera, Rafael
    1929
    This text is Colombian critic Rafael Azula Barrera’s response to Darío Samper’s article on the difference between generations. While Azula Barrera recognizes to a certain extent the legitimacy of Samper’s criticism of earlier generations, he [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1080218

  • Notas de arte : el objetivismo y el subjetivismo en el arte
    Tavera, Rafael, 1878 -1957
    1921
    In this text, Colombian painter and critic Rafael Tavera analyzes the objective and the subjective tendencies in art, the two strains operative at the time. The first encompasses those artists who consider art imitation and direct interpretation of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1079333

  • París es un peligro para el estudiante : una hora con Luis Alberto Acuña
    Martínez Delgado, Santiago, 1906-1954
    1929
    Upon his return from Europe, Colombian artist Luis Alberto Acuña Tapia was interviewed for the magazine El Gráfico. In the conversation, Acuña describes his journey through Germany, France, Italy, and Spain. He criticizes the first for its “cold [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1079187

  • Rómulo Rozo y el pegaso angélico
    Grillo, Max, 1868-
    1927
    Max Grillo provides a detailed description of the life of Colombian sculptor Rómulo Rozo, including the difficulties he faced while studying in Paris at both the Académie Julian and the Académie Colarossi. Rozo maintains that his greatest teacher [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1079239

  • Rudimentos de estética
    García, Juan Crisóstomo, 1883-1967
    1920
    After defining aesthetics as “the study of the causes of beauty” and beauty as a synonym of perfection, Colombian priest and critic Juan Crisóstomo García explains his conception of art. “Beautiful” art is an ideal since the existence of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1080492

  • Testimonios : Giangrandi, Granada, Rodríguez : Taller 4 rojo
    Ruiz Gómez, Darío, 1936-
    1974
    This text by writer Darío Ruiz Gómez was written on the occasion of an exhibition of prints by artists Umberto Giangrandi, Carlos Granada, and Fabio Rodríguez. Ruiz Gómez contrasts Colombian art’s widespread lack of commitment with the vitality [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1130853

  • Un maestro de la pintura : Garay
    Santos, Gustavo, 1892-1967
    1922
    A number of years after the death of Colombian painter Epifanio Garay, an exhibition comprising forty of his portraits was held at the Academia de la Lengua. In this text, critic Gustavo Santos Montejo asserts that the quality of the work in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1093899

  • Un relieve indígena de Ramón Barba
    Amaya Gonzalez, Victor
    1928
    This article by Víctor Amaya González highlights three important aspects of Spanish sculptor Ramón Barba’s work: its ability to transform materials and to harmonize a diverse range of elements; its distinctive quality; and finally, and most [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1079213

  • Una hora C. A. Tapia y Sánchez
    Castillo, Eduardo, 1889- 1938
    1928
    When asked about the state of decorative arts in Colombia, critic Carlos Arturo Tapias Sánchez responds that there is just the faintest suggestion of an innovative tendency in the work of sculptors Rómulo Rozo and Ramón Barba. The first, Tapias S [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1088123

  • Una hora con Coriolano Leudo
    Castillo, Eduardo, 1889- 1938
    1927
    In this interview with Colombian journalist and poet Eduardo Castillo (known as “El Caballero Duende”), Colombian painter Coriolano Leudo speaks of his early days as an artist making backdrops for theater sets. It was thanks to this work that he [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1079520

  • Una hora con Domingo Moreno Otero
    Castillo, Eduardo, 1889- 1938
    1927
    Back in his native country after more than five years in Madrid, Colombian painter Domingo Moreno Otero speaks of his educational experiences at the Academia de San Fernando and at the Museo del Prado. In this interview, Moreno Otero praises Diego [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1079359

  • Una hora con el maestro Francisco A. Cano
    Castillo, Eduardo, 1889- 1938
    1927
    This interview by Caballero Duende focuses on the education and artistic preferences of Colombian artist Francisco Antonio Cano, as well as the general situation of art education. In 1899 and 1900, Cano traveled in Europe, visiting and studying in a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1079307