ICAA Researcher: Mónica Quintini×
  • ¿Y por qué no? : algunas pistas sobre el concepto de producción y consumo del arte religioso popular
    Castillo, Juan Ignacio
    1990
    This text, written by the anthropologist Juan Ignacio Castillo at the time of the 3rd Bienal Salvador Valero de Arte Popular (Trujillo, 1991), is a commentary on popular religious imagery and its use in different social contexts and strata. The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1166350

  • "Evaluar" o "calificar" en el contexto actual de la cultura venezolana
    Hernández, Abdel
    1994
    Abdel Hernández, the Cuban critic and writer, discusses the VII Bienal Nacional de Dibujo de Caracas (Museo de Artes Visuales Alejandro Otero, 1994) which, in his opinion, was an event that promoted “fragmentation and disciplinarity” in art, and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1167669

  • [Al retomar las posibilidades...]
    Auerbach, Ruth
    1991
    In this text, Ruth Auerbach explains the curatorial guidelines behind the 3rd Bienal Nacional de Arte de Guayana (Ciudad Bolívar, 1993). She believes the salons were established in order to propose that they be a space open to experimentation. In [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1162215

  • [La imagen de América que forjaron, directa o indirectamente,...]
    Guevara, Roberto, 1932-1998
    1992
    Here, Roberto Guevara presents the objectives of the First Camille Pissarro Biennial (Centro Cultural Consolidado, Caracas, 1992). The event was organized to strengthen the ties between Venezuela and France as well as stimulate the development of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1166254

  • [Tal vez resulte un lugar común afirmar que...]
    Carreño, Freddy
    1988
    In this essay on the fourth Bienal Nacional de Escultura Francisco Narváez (Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Francisco Narváez, 1988), the critic Freddy Carreño introduces the reader to the history of sculpture from its beginnings. The writer points [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1162982

  • [Una vez más se presenta la bienal...]
    Erminy, Perán
    1992
    The art critic Perán Erminy sets forth the standards for organizing the Third Bárbaro Rivas Biennial of Popular Art (Museo de Arte Popular de Petare, Caracas, 1992), explaining the changes in the conditions of the competition stated in the related [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1166077

  • 25 Salón Nacional de Arte Aragua : las respuestas del arte ante los retos y cambios de un nuevo milenio
    Cárdenas, María Luz
    2000
    Critic María Luz Cárdenas explains the various categories used to classify the works produced in the seventies by the artists participating in the twenty-fifth Salón Nacional de Arte Aragua (Maracay, 2000). Her curatorial thesis for the event [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1163030

  • A 10 años del tercer milenio
    Guevara, Roberto, 1932-1998
    1989
    In this critical article, published in the exhibition catalogue, Roberto Guevara discusses some of the works shown at the Primera Bienal de Artes Visuales Christian Dior (Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas, 1989), and sheds light on the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1166302

  • Al sur del paralelo 8 : Arte y confrontación : Argumentos para un debate.
    Carreño, Freddy
    2003
    The critic and curator Freddy Carreño seeks to present the structural underpinnings of the V Bienal de Guayana (Ciudad Bolívar, 1997), whose central theme focused on the Venezuelan region of Guayana, a vast region endowed with significant [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1162247

  • Algunas consideraciones generales acerca de la situación actual de la plástica popular venezolana
    Erminy, Perán
    1988
    Perán Erminy discusses popular art in Venezuela during the II Bienal Nacional Salvador Valero de Arte Popular held in Trujillo (estado Trujillo) in 1988. He also looks back, to colonial times and the early twentieth century. Erminy recalls the first [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1172494

  • Apuntes para la trayectoría de la investigación relativa al arte popular venezolano
    Aranguren, Willy, 1953-
    1988
    In this document, the art critic Willy Aranguren reviews the origins of the interest in popular art in Venezuela. He places it in the late 1940s, when the Taller Libre de Arte (TLA) took the initiative to show that side-by-side with art in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1172478

  • Apuntes para una Bienal
    Auerbach, Ruth
    1994
    In this essay, Ruth Auerbach—the art critic and curator of the IV Bienal de Arte de Guayana (Ciudad Bolívar, 1994)—reflects on the challenge of positioning the biennial as a space devoted to the promotion of emerging Venezuelan art. Auerbach [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1162199

  • Arte desde el exilio : enfoque metodológico y pautas generales de aproximación al II Salón Pirelli de jóvenes artistas y lenguajes
    Cárdenas, María Luz
    1995
    In this text, María Luz Cárdenas explains the key to her curatorial approach and how it sheds light on the context in which the artists participating in the II Salón Pirelli de Jóvenes Artistas developed their ideas. Cárdenas provides an [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161345

  • Bienal de Churuguara : más leña para el fuego
    Suazo, Félix, 1966-
    1998
    In 1998, the Cuban art researcher and curator established in Venezuela, Félix Suazo, presented his review of the ninth round of the Bienal de Churuguara (State of Falcón). It was held in the Ateneo Casta J. Riera, and its purpose was to reconsider [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1166214

  • Bienal de Guayana del Salón Nacional a la región globalizada
    Rangel, Gabriela, 1963-
    2003
    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: 1162231

  • Bienal Salvador Valero : la alternativa a contracorriente
    Ortizpozo, Aníbal
    1999
    In this text for the sixth Bienal Salvador Valero de Arte Popular (Trujillo, 1999), Aníbal Ortizpozo reflects on the status of folk art in Venezuela, where, in his judgment, it has been relegated to the second tier in comparison to the so-called “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1166334

  • Comienzos en vilo
    Rivero, Tahía
    1994
    The critic and curator Tahía Rivero outlines the objectives of the II Bienal Camille Pissarro, which was held at the Centro Cultural Consolidado in Caracas in 1994. As Rivero says, the biennial was unquestionably “a far-reaching, innovative event [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1166061

  • Cuando se habla de arte popular
    Chacón, Alfredo, 1937-
    1988
    In this article the Venezuelan researcher Alfredo Chacón discusses the Venezuelan concept of popular art. He asks: When do we talk about popular art? He goes on to explore different social factors that define what Venezuelans consider “popular [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1172461

  • De la ilusión óptica a la desilución cultural : Aproximación al III Salón Pirelli
    Cárdenas, María Luz
    1997
    In this text, María Luz Cárdenas explains the curatorial vision underlying the third Salón Pirelli and she attempts to address how at that event, new forms of representing and grasping reality on the basis of visual perception [were evident]. More [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1162019

  • El 51 Salón Arturo Michelena : fragmentos para una propuesta
    Oropeza, José Napoleón, 1949-
    1993
    The Venezuelan writer José Napoleón Oropeza reviews the works exhibited at the 51º Salón Michelena in Valencia (in the Venezuelan state of Carabobo) in 1993, and groups them in the categories mentioned in the invitation: painting, photography, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1165714

  • El árbol no nos deja ver el bosque : reflexiones en el marco de la Tercera Bienal Salvador Valero
    Ortizpozo, Aníbal
    1990
    Based in Venezuela due to the 1973 Pinochet coup d’etat, Chilean artist Aníbal Ortizpozo presented this text at the III Bienal Nacional Salvador Valero de Arte Popular (Trujillo, 1991), reflecting on the arts beginning with the question: “What [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1166270

  • El XVIII salón de arte venezolano
    1957
    This anonymous text provides a detailed review of the rooms and halls of the Museo de Bellas Artes (Caracas) containing the works of the XVIII Salón Oficial de Arte Venezolano (1957). The works, according to the author, were grouped in the space by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161294

  • En tiempo real (horas, minutos, segundos...)
    Duque, Luis Ángel
    2003
    In this text on the sixth Pirelli Salon by critic Luis Ángel Duque, he references the appearance of television as a mass market industry with the capacity to bring together large audiences on the basis of a global society. In his judgment, it is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1162054

  • Estos 26
    Calzadilla, Juan, 1931
    1987
    The critic Juan Calzadilla reviews the work of the participants in the Gran Premio Christian Dior de Artes Visuales (Caracas, 1987), after ranting about Venezuelan art critics and art salons. He describes that milieu—of what he calls partisan and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1166234

  • II Bienal Nacional de Dibujo y Grabado
    Calzadilla, Juan, 1931
    1984
    The critic Juan Calzadilla discusses the status of the system governing Venezuelan art biennials and salons in 1984, on the occasion of the II Bienal Nacional de Dibujo y Grabado at the Museo de Artes Visuales Alejandro Otero in Caracas. Calzadilla [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1166167

  • Importancia y diversidad de la escultura en la Bienal Narváez
    Palenzuela, Juan Carlos, 1954-
    1990
    Historian Juan Carlos Palenzuela provides a detailed account of the first five editions of the Bienal Nacional de Escultura Francisco Narváez held at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Francisco Narváez de Porlamar (state of Nueva Esparta) from 1982 [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1164466

  • Introducción : del arte ingenuo al arte popular
    Da Antonio, Francisco, 1930-
    1988
    In 1988, on the occasion of the Primer Salón Nacional Cervecería de Oriente: Arte ingenuo, pintura y talla populares (Barcelona, state of Anzoáteguí), critic Francisco Da Antonio ponders concepts like “naive art,” “popular art,” and “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1164485

  • Introducción. Hipermedios
    Duque, Luis Ángel
    1999
    In this text, the curator Luis Ángel Duque exposes the reasons why the sixth Bienal de Artes Visuales Christian Dior (1999) is dedicated to hypermedia. In his view, each of the twenty-four participants in the exhibition used imagery and expressed [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161329

  • IX Premio Eugenio Mendoza
    Fajardo-Hill, Cecilia
    1998
    Curator Cecilia Fajardo-Hill addresses the work of the artists featured in the ninth Premio Eugenio Mendoza in terms of a number of visual and conceptual issues. In her view, the event attempted to expand and question any possible definition of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1163982

  • La escultura en Venezuela
    Erminy, Perán
    Perán Erminy discusses sculpture in relation to what he sees as its origins in Judeo-Christian mythology: the Bible states that man was molded out of earth, which Erminy understands as the first sculptural form. Erminy upholds the historical [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1164439

  • La mano
    Fuenmayor, Jesús
    In this essay, Venezuelan art critic and curator Jesús Fuenmayor analyzes three different aspects of the Salón CANTV de Jóvenes Con-FIA held in Caracas in 1998: (I) the importance of institutional and alternative spaces as a platform for emerging [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1162279

  • La Quinta Bienal de Artes Visuales Christian Dior : La Pintura como Palimpsesto.
    Wilson, Adolfo
    1997
    In this text, curator Adolfo Wilson explains why the fifth edition of the Bienal de Artes Visuales Christian Dior featured solely painting and not other artistic media. He describes the obstacles he had to overcome to hold a painting salon in 1997, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161313

  • Los signos del agotamiento
    Sierra, Eliseo
    1994
    In this essay, curator and researcher Eliseo Sierra argues that the seventh Bienal de Dibujo de Caracas is totally irrelevant because it no longer captures the reality of Venezuelan contemporary art. Sierra questions the reason for privileging one [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1167653

  • Meditación sobre el misterio del arte en la era de la furia técnica
    Astorga, Juan
    200o
    In this text on the 58º Salón Michelena (Valencia, state of Carabobo) written in the year 2000, art critic Juan Astorga discusses the relationship between art and technique to reflect on the definition and meaning of “art.” Astorga defines art [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1172394

  • Notas en torno a los salones de arte en la región larense
    Aranguren, Willy, 1953-
    1992
    Critic Willy Aranguren provides a chronological account of the role of the Salón de Arte in the development of the visual arts in the Barquisimeto region of the state of Lara, where the biennial is organized. Aranguren makes use of historical [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1167765

  • Notas sobre los salones de Jóvenes artistas (1981 - 1995)
    Duque, Luis Ángel
    1995
    Critic and curator Luis Ángel Duque offers an abbreviated history of the Venezuelan art salons that featured young artists and recent work; he refers to those that occurred between 1981 and 1995. The second Salón Pirelli was organized in 1995 at [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161427

  • Nuevas realidades, nuevos conceptos para un Salón de Jóvenes
    Cárdenas, María Luz
    1993
    María Luz Cárdenas, the curator of the I Salón Pirelli de Jóvenes Artistas, explains why a new Salon was created for young Venezuelan artists. She identifies the Salon’s immediate history, justifies its creation, and describes the guidelines or [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161393

  • Persistencia del paisaje
    Niño Araque, William
    2003
    This curatorial text by William Niño Araque reviews the landscape genre in Venezuela starting with an early twentieth-century trend called “national landscape” and the approaches favored by the Círculo de Bellas Artes. The writer concludes his [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161377

  • Presentación
    Rincón González, Idelisa
    1993
    Idelisa Rincón, director of the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Mario Abreu in Maracay from 1991-2000, orients the reader to the organization of the XVIII Salón Aragua. She explains the changes that have occurred in the [salon] by eliminating [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1163046

  • Realidades y experiencias, un intercambio propicio
    Vivas, Zuleiva, 1951-
    2000
    This text by curator Zuleiva Vivas provides a visual overview of and a reflection on the works by Ricardo Alcaide, Nelsón Garrido, María Eugenia Arria, Alberto Asprino, Mauricio Lupini, Alfredo Ramírez, Luisa Richter, Fabiola Sequera, Jesús [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1172410

  • Salón Pirelli : primera aproximación al arte joven en la década de los noventa en Venezuela
    Auerbach, Ruth
    1993
    In this 1993 text, Ruth Auerbach places the work of the artists participating in the 1st Salón Pirelli de Jóvenes Artistas within two contexts: a universal context and that of Latin America. At the same time, she justifies the existence of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161411

  • Segunda Bienal de Artes Visuales Christian Dior : tiempo de Creación
    Palenzuela, Juan Carlos, 1954-
    1993
    One of the objectives of this article by the art historian Juan Carlos Palenzuela was to analyze the Venezuelan art world of the 1980s. The writer also established the guidelines applied to organizing the second Bienal de Artes Visuales Christian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1167781

  • Señales
    Jiménez, Ariel
    1994
    In this text, Ariel Jiménez builds a framework of evidence and circumstances that describe the universal sentiments of the 1990s. In his opinion, that decade can basically be characterized by the prevailing fear and uncertainty that were not just [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1163998

  • Ser jurado, juicios y prejuicios
    Jiménez, Ariel
    1994
    The critic and curator Ariel Jiménez begins this article deliberating on the role of jurors when they assess the work received in order to choose which artists should be awarded prizes. He goes on to set out his criticism of the Venezuelan system of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1167637

  • Texto y contexto para una bienal
    Auerbach, Ruth
    2003
    In this critical essay, Ruth Auerbach considers the challenges represented by the 5th Bienal Nacional de Arte de Guayana (Ciudad Bolívar, 1997). Here, the writer defines the theoretical foundation of the museological and curatorial vision of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1162263

  • Transitoriedad de hoy, evidencia de mañana
    Calzadilla, Juan, 1931
    1990
    In this text, critic Juan Calzadilla provides a concise analysis of art salons in Venezuela and how they evolved until 1991, the year when the I Bienal Nacional de Artes Plásticas de Mérida (state of Mérida) was held. Calzadilla describes the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1166286

  • Un espacio para la plástica contemporánea del venezolano común
    Prada, Francisco Elías, 1958-
    1987
    Supported by theories of folk art that are backed by authors such as Néstor García Canclini and Francisco Da Antonio, the author, Francisco Prada, defends this genre through the formulation of a definition that affords it dignity and examines it in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1166318

  • Un gran horizonte, denominador común
    Maldonado Bourgoin, Carlos
    2003
    In this introductory essay for the II Salón de Arte ExxonMobil de Venezuela (2003), the critic Carlos Maldonado Bourgoin discusses the history of landscape art in Venezuela, recalling the aboriginal inhabitants whom, according to the author, saw the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161361

  • Visión profunda de campo "Cría...ojos"
    Duque, Luis Ángel
    1997
    Critic Luis Ángel Duque presents a brief history of “vision,” defining it as the happy convergence of the retina and the brain. In his words, it is through vision that a man sees himself, but also everything else that surrounds him; it is one of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1162003

  • X Premio Eugenio Mendoza
    Fajardo-Hill, Cecilia
    2000
    Curator Cecilia Fajardo-Hill reviews the tenth Premio Eugenio Mendoza exhibition, establishing relationships among the works that were exhibited. In this text she disclosed that the exhibition was not organized thematically, but the works were [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161278