ICAA Researcher: Katia González Martinez×
  • Los grabados de Roda
    Carbonell, Galaor, 1938-
    In this article Galaor Carbonell, the Cuban art critic living in Colombia, discusses the prints produced by the Spanish-born Colombian artist Juan Antonio Roda, paying particular attention to his transition from painter to draftsman and printmaker. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1091981

  • Los novísimos colombianos
    Traba, Marta
    This text by Marta Traba—a well known Argentine critic who lived in Venezuela at the time—introduces the exhibition Los novísimos colombianos held at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo in Caracas in 1977. Traba analyzes the overall development of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1090024

  • Los pintores rechazan Salón Anual sin premios
    Garzón, Miguel
    Miguel Garzón, the journalist with the Bogotá newspaper El Espectador reported on the decision to eliminate prizes and honorable mentions at the XXIII Salón de Artistas Nacionales [XXIII National Artists’ Salon] in 1972. In his article, Garzón [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1076547

  • Luciano : a propósito de un Salón
    Pachón Castro, Gloria
    Gloria Pachón Castro, the journalist from the Bogotá newspaper El Tiempo, interviews the painter Luciano Jaramillo following the jury’s decision at the XVII Salón de Artistas Nacionales [17th National Artists Salon] (1965).  This article quotes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1099321

  • Luis Ángel Rengifo : el artista, sus ideas y su obra
    Mejía, Dolly
    These remarks by the printmaker Luis Ángel Rengifo, who was interviewed by the journalist Dolly Mejía, were published on the occasion of his exhibition at the Salón Gregorio Vásquez at the Biblioteca Nacional de Colombia in September 1953. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1133722

  • Luis Ángel Rengifo, grabador
    Pini, Ivonne
    Ivonne Pini published a monograph on the work of the printmaker Luis Ángel Rengifo in which she provided a comprehensive overview of all his artwork, placing it in the context of both Latin America and Colombia. In the first section, she gives [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1133669

  • María de la Paz Jaramillo : lúdica y crítica
    Medina, Alvaro, 1942-
    Álvaro Medina published a chapter about María de la Paz Jaramillo from his book, Procesos del arte en Colombia [Processes of Art in Colombia] (1978), in the Semanario Cultural [Cultural Weekly] supplement of the newspaper El Pueblo de Cali. Medina [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1076317

  • María de la Paz Jaramillo : una niña 'linda' que pinta mujeres 'feas'
    Valverde, Umberto
    Umberto Valverde published this article about the Colombian artist María de la Paz Jaramillo when she was at the peak of her fame as a result of prizes she had been awarded for her work, and her participation in national exhibitions and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 868574

  • María de la Paz Jaramillo y Oscar Muñoz : dos frentes, un blanco
    Muñoz, Astrid
    Astrid Muñoz published this article on the occasion of the exhibition of Colombian artists María de la Paz Jaramillo and Óscar Muñoz at the Centro de Arte Actual in Pereira, Colombia. By 1975, young artists Jaramillo and Muñoz had received a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1054381

  • No salgas de tu barrio : entrevista a Ever Astudillo
    Guerrero, Hernando
    The “Semanariocultural” [Cultural Weekly], a supplement of the newspaper El Pueblo de Cali, (1975–86) published the article, “No salgas de tu barrio. Entrevista a Ever Astudillo” [Do Not Leave Your Neighborhood: An Interview with Ever [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1052222

  • Olga de Amaral en el MAM de París
    Hernández, José
    From Paris, cultural journalist José Hernández announces an exhibition of textile art being held at the Musée d’Art Moderne (MAM). The show, which featured work by Colombian artist Olga de Amaral, opened on April 29, 1981. It exhibited modern [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134371

  • Once antioqueños en el M.A.M.
    Serrano, Eduardo, 1939-
    The article “Once antioqueños en el M.A.M.” by Eduardo Serrano Rueda discusses the exhibition of the same name held at the Museo de Arte Moderno of Bogotá in 1975. That show featured eleven artists from the city of Medellín, capital of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134547

  • Oscar Jaramillo, el pintor
    Restrepo, Elkin, 1942-
    In this text on the retrospective exhibition of Oscar Jaramillo at the Museo de Arte Moderno of Medellín, poet Elkin Restrepo describes the emergence of a generation of young local artists in the early seventies whose work dealt with the city slums [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1129648

  • Paisajes interiores : “Ideario” de Antonio Barrera, fallecido el 24 de julio en París
    Hernández, José
    This article by Colombian cultural journalist José Hernández reports the unexpected death of Colombian painter Antonio Barrera. It includes sections of an unpublished interview with Barrera that Hernández had written after visiting his apartment [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134499

  • Pedro Alcántara : plástica combativa
    Medina, Alvaro, 1942-
    Pedro Alcántara: plástica combativa [Pedro Alcántara: Combative Visual Arts] is a historical essay by critic and art historian Álvaro Medina on the work of Colombian draftsman and printmaker Pedro Alcántara. Between 1964 and 1977, the author [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1078566

  • Primer premio en grabado
    Carbonell, Galaor, 1938-
    The Cuban painter and art critic Galaor Carbonell published an article about María de la Paz Jaramillo after she won the prize for prints at the XXV Salón Nacional de Artes Visuales [XXV National Exhibition of Visual Arts] (1974). In his article, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1052252

  • Primera biografía : un pintor primitivo genuino
    Cepeda Samudio, Alvaro
    The Colombian writer Álvaro Cepeda Samudio published an article that included a “brief biography” of the painter Noé León, in which he writes about the time when the art critic José Gómez Sicre paid León a surprise visit at his “humble [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134467

  • Prólogo
    Lucena, Clemencia, 1945-
    In the prologue to the book Anotaciones políticas sobre la pintura colombiana (1975), artist Clemencia Lucena questions the culture of a country like Colombia, a culture that, in her view, is imposed by the landowning and bourgeois classes. She [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1129326

  • Rodrigo Callejas o el paisaje como obsesión
    González Rodríguez, Alberto
    The first chapter of the article “Rodrigo Callejas o el paisaje como obsesión” [Rodrigo Callejas or Landscape as Obsession] by the Colombian painter and printmaker Alberto González Rodríguez discusses the distinction he makes between [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134419

  • Rupturas a miradas sensacionalistas : reflexiones fotográficas de Juan Manuel Echevarría sobre la violencia en Colombia
    Reyes, Ana María, 1963-
    Commentator Ana María Reyes argues that one of the most complex problems faced by Colombian artists in the second half of the 20th century is how to represent violence, a daily reality in the country during that period. The challenge lies in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1129474

  • Sobre la “prostitución"
    Buenaventura Vidal, Nicolás
    While a member of the Central Committee of the Colombian Communist Party, Nicolás Buenaventura wrote the text, “Sobre la prostitución” [On Prostitution], that discusses the exhibition Fernell Franco Fotografías. Buenaventura analyzes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 864547

  • Sobre Marta Elena Vélez
    González, Miguel, 1950-
    Art critic Miguel González wrote the text “Sobre Marta Elena Vélez” for the exhibition Marta Elena Vélez [1980-1986] held at the Museo de Arte Moderno of Medellín (MAMM). González compares Vélez’s first exhibition, which took place in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1100510

  • Umberto Giangrandi : espacios y espejos de la carrera 12
    Silva, Armando, 1948-
    The first version of the text “Umberto Giangrandi: espacios y espejos de la carrera 12”, by the art theoretician Armando Silva Téllez, was published in the catalogue Sobre el paisaje urbano: La doce. Monotipos y litografías (1979) from the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134876

  • Un paréntesis en el olvido : Darío Jiménez (1919-1980)
    Ponce de León, Carolina, 1955-
    In this essay, Carolina Ponce de León, the curator of the exhibition Darío Jiménez: Exposición antológica 1938-1980 [Darío Jiménez: Retrospective Exhibition 1938-1980], provides a biographical and critical view of the work of the Colombian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1098541

  • Una entrevista
    Spagnou, Mireille
    The pamphlet for the solo show of works by Álvaro Barrios at the Galería Marta Traba includes a photo of the artist as a cutout figure; the document signed by the artist and the painter-witness Norman Mejía granting power to the art critic Marta [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1099636

  • Una escultura difícil de percibir
    Estrada, Leonel, 1920-
    The artist and arts manager Leonel Estrada wrote an art criticism piece for the daily newspaper El Colombiano about the most recent exhibition of work by the sculptor John Castles at the Galería de la Oficina in the city of Medellín. The writer [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1133653

  • Universo de provincia o provincia universal
    Mayolo, Carlos, 1945-2007
    In the first and only issue of the magazine Caligari: cine y fotografía [Caligari: Cinema and Photography], the Colombian filmmaker Carlos Mayolo Velasco published an article on the role of the Colombian provinces in the development of a local [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1092443

  • VI Orlando se casa con una monja
    Fuenmayor, Alfonso
    Colombian writer and journalist Alfonso Fuenmayor dedicates a chapter of his book Crónicas sobre el Grupo de Barranquilla to his friend, the artist Orlando Rivera. A biographical piece, this text is rich in anecdotes about a man who, along with [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1100494