ICAA Researcher: Katia González Martinez×
  • ¿Arte joven?
    Serrano, Eduardo, 1939-
    1972
    The text, “¿Arte joven?” [Young Art?] by art critic Eduardo Serrano Rueda introduces the exhibition Nombres nuevos en el arte de Colombia [New Names in Colombian Art] held at the Museo de Arte Moderno [Museum of Modern Art] in Bogotá in March [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 855747

  • ¿Es representativo el Salón Nacional?
    Rubiano Caballero, Germán, 1938-
    1972
    This article expresses the official point of view on the controversy that was sparked by the decision to award no prizes at the XXIII Salón de Artistas Nacionales [XXIII National Artists’ Salon] (1972). The article is written by Germán Rubiano, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1076626

  • ¿Un arte religioso? : Manolo Vellojín en la Galería Garcés Velásquez Bogotá
    Cobo Borda, Juan Gustavo, 1948-
    1978
    With this text, Colombian poet and essayist Juan Gustavo Cobo Borda introduces the exhibition of works by painter Manolo Vellojín held at Galería Garcés Velásquez in Bogotá in 1978. In Cobo Borda’s view, Holy Week (a Spanish religious [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134355

  • [El dibujo como una técnica artística de plena categoría estética...]
    Medina, Alvaro, 1942-
    1975
    This text presents the exhibition Dibujantes y grabadores colombianos held at theMuseo de Arte at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia in May 1975. Historian Álvaro Medina asserts that the exhibition brings together figurative artists representative [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1089856

  • [El dibujo y el grabado han contando en el arte colombiano...]
    Serrano, Eduardo, 1939-
    1976
    The text, ¡Al Fin Pintura! (1976) [Painting, at Last!] was an introduction to the exhibition with the same name at the Galería Belarca in Bogotá, organized by Eduardo Serrano. This art critic emphasizes the acceptance of the drawing and the print [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1099111

  • [El nuestro - y es necesario decirlo ene veces- es un arte...]
    Ruiz Gómez, Darío, 1936-
    1979
    Darío Ruiz Gómez introduces the exhibition Darío Jiménez: Obras 1942-1979 [Darío Jiménez: Works 1942-1979] at the Galería Belarca in Bogotá. In this essay Ruiz Gómez states that Colombian art lives off “institutionalized aesthetic truths [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1099246

  • [Fisuras en el arte moderno: Nuevas propuestas]
    Jaramillo, Carmen María, 1958-
    2003
    This text by Carmen María Jaramillo discusses the exhibition, Colombia, años 70: Revista al arte colombiano (2002), curated by artist John Castles. Jaramillo presents the idea that some of the pioneering works of contemporary art in Colombia must [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 864528

  • [Fue durante los tres últimos Festivales de Arte,...]
    Uribe de Urdinola, Maritza
    1973
    In this text, Maritza Uribe de Urdinola, director of the Museo de Arte Moderno La Tertulia, in Cali, presents the II Bienal Americana de Artes Gráficas of Cali. She states that it was due to the Cali Festivales de Arte that the graphic arts took [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 860626

  • [La obra de Ever Astudillo]
    Serrano, Eduardo, 1939-
    2006
    Eduardo Serrano introduces the retrospective exhibition of the work of Ever Astudillo. Serrano considers Astudillo to be among the first Colombian artists to “imbue the art of drawing with a meaning and a presence that positioned it as an [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1075907

  • [Si, como ya se dijera,"el campo del arte es el de las realidades...]
    1971
    This is the introduction to the catalogue for the Primera Bienal Americana de Artes Gráficas [First American Biennial of Graphic Arts], held in 1971. The sponsors of the project suggest that one of “the ultimate realities” in the field of art is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1075853

  • A conversation : Juan Manuel Echavarría and Laurel Reuter = una conversación : Juan Manuel Echavarría y Laurel Reuter
    Reuter, Laurel
    2005
    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: 1100590

  • Alcántara : gráfica atenta
    González, Miguel, 1950-
    1974
    This is an article written by Miguel González for the newspaper El País de Cali on the occasion of the retrospective exhibition of work by Colombian draftsman and printmaker Pedro Alcántara presented at the Luis Ángel Arango Library in Bogotá. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1076497

  • Análisis de la suma
    Rayo, Omar, 1928-2010
    1973
    Omar Rayo wrote a series of aphorisms about his Abstract/Geometric artwork Análisis de la suma. They were published in the catalogue for the exhibition “Omar Rayo: Pintura, grabado, dibujo” at the Museo de Arte Moderno in Chapultepec, in Mexico [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134840

  • Análisis frío de "Llamarada" : I Salón Regional
    Valencia, Luis Fernando
    1976
    The Colombian artist and critic Luis Fernando Valencia wrote an article in response to the first prize awarded to Juan Camilo Uribe for the work Llamarada (1976), at the I Salón Regional de Artes Visuales of the northwestern region of Colombia ( [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1092593

  • Barranquilla : Cali : Medellín
    Serrano, Eduardo, 1939-
    1974
    In this catalogue in booklet format from the exhibition Barranquilla, Cali, Medellín (1974), Eduardo Serrano asserts that the idea of the province has ceased to be relevant to the visual arts. He attributes this partly to the rise of the mass media [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1088156

  • Bélgica
    Rengifo, Luis Angel, 1906-1986
    1973
    In 1973, the Colombian printmaker Luis Ángel Rengifo published the book Caminos, paisajes y museos, an account of his forty-five-day journey through Europe. The book traces his steps from the time he boarded a plane in Bogotá on April 26, 1970, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1133788

  • Bernardo Salcedo y Álvaro Herrán presentan en el XXIII Salón Nacional su obra "Colombiana"
    1972
    This is the flier that was handed out to members of the public at the opening of the XXIII Salón Nacional de Artistas Nacionales [XXIII National Artists’ Salon] on November 3, 1972. The other side announces Colombiana, the work presented by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1078424

  • Cinco días en Cali-Fanny : grandezas y miserias de la cultura subdesarrollada
    Traba, Marta
    1964
    Marta Traba wrote an exhaustive chronicle on “the high and low points” of the Festival de Arte de Cali (1964). She highlighted the performance of the actress Fanny Mikey, the enthusiastic organizer of the event, who became “Califanny” for the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1105031

  • Cinco dibujantes
    Serrano, Eduardo, 1939-
    1975
    With the text, “Cinco dibujantes” [Five Draftsmen], Eduardo Serrano Rueda, Colombian art critic and curator, presented the exhibition 5 dibujantes. Astudillo/Caballero/Guerrero/ Jaramillo/Truss. The show opened in October 1975 at the Museo de [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 855717

  • Cuestionamiento de Raquel Tibol al pintor secreto, Leonel Góngora, que conoció a Lesbos, quien es, según Baudelairre, Madre de los Latinos y Griegos Deleites
    Tibol, Raquel
    1973
    Raquel Tibol, an Argentinean critic and art historian who has lived in Mexico City since in 1953, and artist Leonel Góngora discuss work by Góngora considered erotic because it provides a sensual interpretation of reality. Tibol invites the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134403

  • Del Villar : la fiesta seria
    Traba, Marta
    1975
    The art critic Marta Traba wrote the introductory essay in the catalogue for the exhibition of works by the artist Hernando del Villar that opened at the Galería Belarca April 29, 1975. Traba describes the paintings as festive, decorative, and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1105111

  • Doctor Alberto Suárez
    Jiménez, Darío, 1919-1980
    1987
    In a letter dated April 23, 1972, the Colombian painter Darío Jiménez Villegas tells his friend Alberto Suárez Casas, in eloquent terms that he is quite satisfied with the latter’s portrait which he had recently painted. Jiménez describes it as [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1098556

  • Dos pintores colombianos
    Gómez Jaramillo, Ignacio, 1910-1970
    1946
    The artist, Ignacio Gómez Jaramillo, presented an exhibition of the Colombian painters, Darío Jiménez Villegas and Jorge Elías Triana, at the Biblioteca Benjamín Franklin [Benjamin Franklin Library] in Mexico City. In his essay, Gómez Jaramillo [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1099066

  • El dibujo colombiano década del sesenta
    González, Miguel, 1950-
    1981
    In the text published in the foldout poster for the show El dibujo colombiano década del sesenta (1981), Miguel González argues that, in the sixties, drawing—whether produced by young artists or by well established figures from the fifties—was [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1099726

  • El Nadaísmo en el museo : la retrospectiva de Pedro Alcántara
    Jotamario
    1980
    This is a biographical sketch of Pedro Alcántara written by the Colombian Nadaísta [Nothing-ist] poet Jotamario Arbeláez on the occasion of the retrospective exhibition Alcántara 1960–1980 at the Museo de Arte Moderno [Museum of Modern Art] in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1052193

  • El primer Salón oficial
    Serrano, Eduardo, 1939-
    1972
    This article was written by the art critic and gallery owner Eduardo Serrano for El Tiempo, Colombia’s largest newspaper, in response to the official decision to award no prizes at the XXIII Salón de Artistas Nacionales [XXIII National Artists’ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1076604

  • En bienal se convertirá el Salón Panamericano de Artes Gráficas
    Valencia Diago, Gloria, 1927-
    1972
    Gloria Valencia Diago, a journalist for Bogota-based newspaper El Tiempo, describes the Salón Panamericano de Artes Gráficas (November-December 1970) as “the best part” of the X Festival de Arte of Cali (1970). She informs the public that the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1089645

  • Entrevista con Umberto Giangrandi
    Hoyos, Luz Adriana
    2006
    In this exhaustive interview, Luz Adriana Hoyos, the journalist from Mundo magazine, talks to the Italian painter Umberto Giangrandi (who had lived in Colombia since 1966), discussing his work as a printmaker and promoter of the graphic arts in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134158

  • Estatutos de "Ciudad Solar"
    Corporación Ciudad Solar (Cali, Colombia)
    1971
    In 1971, a group of young adults (20–26 years old) in Cali led by Hernando Guerrero, a photographer and editor, set up an independent space to promote creative projects in the visual and graphic arts, photography, and film. In order to make this [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 858536

  • Exposiciones : el informalista Álvaro Herrán
    1961
    In this article, published in the Vida Cultural-Exposiciones [Cultural Life – Exhibitions] section of the Bogotá newspaper El Tiempo, the caricaturist and critic Jorge Moreno Clavijo reviews the exhibition of Álvaro Herrán’s “informalist [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134515

  • Fe de Ratas (a propósito de las fotofijaciones de Eduardo Carvajal)
    Romero Rey, Sandro, 1959-
    1989
    This is the introduction by Colombian writer and playwright Sandro Romero Rey to Fotofijaciones [Photo Fixations], the exhibition of work by Eduardo Carvajal at Cali’s Sociedad de Mejoras Públicas [Society for Public Improvements] that was part of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1057981

  • Geometría espiritual
    Serrano, Eduardo, 1939-
    1987
    The Colombian curator and art critic Eduardo Serrano introduced the retrospective exhibition Manolo Vellojín. Dos décadas (1987) at the Museo de Arte Moderno in Bogotá. In this exhibition, the writer points out three “sources” of Abstract art [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134824

  • Giangrandi
    Rivero, Mario, 1935- 2009
    1978
    In 1978, the poet Mario Rivero, who was the art critic for the Revista Diners for many years, wrote an article on the recent work of Umberto Giangrandi. In his text, Rivero interprets the work of the printmaker born in Italy—residing in Colombia [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134893

  • Hacen falta muralistas para plasmar la historia colombiana : primer mural histórico de Cali
    1954
    “Ketty” is the name (or pseudonym) of the journalist who wrote this report about the mural that Hernando Tejada was at the time painting at the Ferrocarril del Pacífico railway station in Cali. Before divulging the particular events in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1099336

  • Introducción
    Serrano, Eduardo, 1939-
    1976
    Un lustro visual: Ensayos sobre arte contemporáneo colombiano [Five Years of Visual Art: Essays on Contemporary Colombian Art] (1976) is a collection of articles published by the art critic Eduardo Serrano in newspapers, magazines, and exhibition [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1076577

  • Introducción
    Ángel, Félix
    1976
    The Colombian artist Félix Ángel wrote the introduction to the book Nosotros: un trabajo sobre los artistas antioqueños (1976), a publishing project of the Museo El Castillo. The purpose of the book was to show the scope of the work of artists [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1092608

  • Introducción : para entrar en combate
    Medina, Alvaro, 1942-
    1978
    In the introduction to the book Procesos del arte en Colombia [Processes of Art in Colombia] (1978), Colombian historian Álvaro Medina asserts that Andrés de Santamaría was well ahead of his time in Colombian art; it was thanks to his influence [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1082796

  • Introduction = Introducción
    Stringer, John, 1937-
    1987
    In the catalogue text for the exhibition Fanny Sanín: Obras de 1960 a 1986 held at the Museo de Arte Moderno of Bogotá, John Stringer, the Australian curator of the show, analyzes the work produced by Fanny Sanín, a Colombian artist who lives in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1129410

  • J. A. Roda : (Sociedad Colombiana de Arquitectos)
    Engel, Walter, 1908-2005
    1956
    Walter Engel, the Austrian art critic living in Colombia, wrote this manuscript on the occasion of the exhibition of paintings by the Spanish artist Juan Antonio Roda, at the Sociedad Colombiana de Arquitectos in Bogotá (November 1956). To Engel, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1093224

  • Jaramillo : pintura visible y audible
    Traba, Marta
    1962
    Marta Traba’s review of Insectos [Insects]—the exhibition of works by the painter Luciano Jaramillo at the Biblioteca Nacional de Colombia [Colombian National Library]—appeared in the Art Criticism section of La Nueva Prensa magazine. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1099276

  • José Antonio Suárez Londoño : un asunto privado
    González, Beatriz, 1938-
    2000
    Beatriz González reviews eight miniature drawings by José Antonio Suárez Londoño. Based on formal descriptions, she links each little drawing to specific moments in European art or science and to biographical facts about the Colombian artist. Su [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134435

  • Juan Antonio Roda : no hay un arte reaccionario
    Vargas Linares, Mauricio, 1961-
    1979
    In this interview by the Colombian journalist Mauricio Vargas Linares, the Spanish-born Colombian artist Juan Antonio Roda discusses aspects of his career as a painter and printmaker. He refers in particular to the rising popularity of graphic arts, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1091966

  • Karen Lamassonne : cuando la pintura se mete al baño
    Duque, Carlos
    1983
    The Colombian publicist and photographer Carlos Duque interviews Karen Lamassonne, the versatile young artist who has worked in the fields of painting, printmaking, the movies, and video art. During the course of the interview, Duque enquires about [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134451

  • La Ciudad Solar abre sus puertas para siempre : artes gráficas, exposiciones, cine, fotografía, artesanías
    Corporación Ciudad Solar (Cali, Colombia)
    1971
    This document is the postcard invitation to the inauguration of the Corporación Ciudad Solar [Solar City Association], an independent cultural space in Cali, Colombia, established by Hernando Guerrero, Francisco “Pakiko” Ordóñez, and Miguel [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 858505

  • La contra-alienación en la obra gráfica de Augusto Rendón
    Medina, Alvaro, 1942-
    1976
    In a critical overview of the work of Colombian printmaker Augusto Rendón, Colombian art historian Álvaro Medina divides Rendón’s production into four periods. During the first period (1962-1964), Rendón’s work veered away from abstraction. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134531

  • La obra de Álvaro Barrios
    Serrano, Eduardo, 1939-
    1977
    In this essay the critic and curator Eduardo Serrano introduces the exhibition of works by the Colombian artist Álvaro Barrios at the Museo de Arte Moderno in Bogotá in March 1977. Serrano begins his essay with the most conventional of all [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1099651

  • La obra de John Castles
    Sierra, Alberto, 1944-
    1979
    Critic and curator Alberto Sierra presents the work of Colombian sculptor John Castles in the catalogue to the exhibition Esculturas de John Castles/Pinturas de Marta Elena Vélez/ Serigrafías de Hugo Zapata held in April and May of 1979. The text [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1133141

  • Las mujeres de Tejada
    González, Miguel, 1950-
    1978
    This article by the art critic Miguel González describes in great detail Hernando Tejada’s series of wooden sculptures of women. Tejada became interested in working with wood in 1963 when, at Marta Traba’s invitation, he was exploring the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1099351

  • Leonel Góngora : secuencia cinematográfica del beso y del abrazo
    Daza, Gloria Inés
    1977
    La poetisa, galerista y crítica de arte Gloria Inés Daza conversa con Leonel Góngora sobre las motivaciones artísticas que desencadenaron su “obra erótica”; la muerte que azota a una sociedad “convencional y pacata” como la colombiana; y [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134387

  • Los años setentas : y el arte en Colombia
    Serrano, Eduardo, 1939-
    1980
    In the article “Los años setentas y el arte en Colombia,” written for the Medellín-based magazine, Re-Vista del Arte y la Arquitectura en América Latina, art critic and curator Eduardo Serrano Rueda takes stock of the Colombian art scene in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 860458