ICAA Researcher: Milagros González×
  • Grabados de Gladys Meneses
    Quintero Yanes, Lucía
    Writer Lucía Quintero Yanes comments on the exhibition at the Círculo Pez Dorado gallery (Caracas) by the Venezuelan artist Gladys Meneses. Pointing out that the work exhibited is by “a young student who conducts herself with professional [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155664

  • Grabar siempre para pintar siempre
    Núñez, Josefina
    In this text, curator Josefina Núñez puts forth her vision of the evolution of artist Alirio Palacios’s work in wood engraving, establishing ties between his experiences in the East and in the West. Núñez describes in detail the process by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1154586

  • Imágenes de luz
    Figarella, Mariana, 1959- 1996
    In this text, researcher Mariana Figarella provides an overview of the production of Czech-born Venezuelan artist Marietta Berman (1917–90) from her figurative period in the seventies through 1986. She addresses specific and significant moments in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1162519

  • Imposibilia
    Armas Alfonzo, Alfredo, 1921-
    Alfredo Armas Alfonzo wrote the introduction to Imposibilia, the book by the Venezuelan designers Gerd Leufert and Nedo Mion Ferrario. In his essay, Armas Alfonzo discusses the impossible worlds suggested by writers, such as Franz Kafka, and artists [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155825

  • Introducción
    Guevara, Roberto, 1932-1998
    The basis of curator Roberto Guevara’s critical discussion of the exhibition Figuración / Fabulación is an analysis of, among other things, the origin of the term “Latin America” and the search for a regional identity. Guevara states that his [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161192

  • John Lange : Armar un libro
    This unsigned interview with Venezuelan designer John Lange, focuses on his production of books, from limited-edition artists’ books to large-run industrial editions. Lange mentions what he considers his most important books and explains the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155944

  • John Lange : entre blanco y negro
    Vielma, María de los Ángeles
    The journalist María de los Ángeles Vielma interviews John Lange. During the conversation, Lange talks about how he got started as an artist, and about the role he played in the launch of the graphic design industry in Venezuela. Vielma stresses [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155928

  • La fecundación de un aprendizaje : Alirio Palacios en Varsovia
    Valero, Alberto, 1945-
    While in Warsaw, Poland, the journalist Alberto Valero interviewed the Venezuelan artist Alirio Palacios as a student at the Polish Academy of Fine Arts. Palacios recounts his experiences and how his vision of poster design had been enriched, and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155717

  • La gráfica venezolana y el Taga
    Montero Castro, Roberto
    In this article, Venezuelan art critic Roberto Montero Castro provides context for TAGA (Taller de Artistas Gráficos Asociados, Caracas) [Workshop for Associated Graphic Artists, Caracas] at the moment they began their activities at Los Rosales. He [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1081178

  • La huella del grabado
    Vivas, Zuleiva, 1951-
    This essay by the curator Zuleiva Vivas appeared in the catalogue for the exhibition organized by the Taller Huella (Caracas: Galería Sotavento, 1993). Vivas lists the objectives of this group founded in 1980 by five Venezuelan artists, which were [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1101476

  • La línea que se fue de paseo
    Núñez, Josefina
    In this review, Josefina Núñez refers to Gego’s training and development as a graphic artist, and discusses her technical and creative approach to printing and lithography. Núñez takes a long look at Gego’s art based on her unique use of line [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1156752

  • La madera de Tamayo
    Michelena, Corina, 1957-
    Venezuelan curator Corina Michelena provides an overview of the graphic work of Mexican painter Rufino Tamayo, pointing out the similarities and differences between the media of painting and prints in his work. Michelena describes Tamayo’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1156688

  • La obra de Alirio Palacios Ilegó a Nuevo México : bajo el título de "Formas y espíritu" expone 30 xilografías
    This text by an unidentified journalist is a review of an exhibition of wood engravings by Venezuelan artist Alirio Palacios held at the University of New Mexico Art Museum in Albuquerque. Palacios exhibited thirty large-format prints produced using [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155170

  • La vastedad y el silencio
    Palomera, Federica, 1954-
    The curator Federica Palomero introduces Antes del paisaje, the exhibition of works by Octavio Russo. Palomero reviews the artist’s career, and explains how his gradual evolution eventually led him to produce the works on display at this exhibition [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161096

  • Las nenias : nuevas apariciones
    Guevara, Roberto, 1932-1998
    In this article, the critic Roberto Guevara reviews Nenias, the exhibition of works by the artist and graphic designer Gerd Leufert, who lived in Venezuela, at the Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas. Guevara salutes the originality of Leufert’s work [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155889

  • Las pruebas materiales del Taga
    Calzadilla, Juan, 1931
    Juan Calzadilla describes the early days of contemporary printmaking in Venezuela, and discusses how the founders of the discipline (Elisa Elvira Zuloaga and Pedro Ángel González) set about developing a second generation of printmakers. This second [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1069019

  • Las recreaciones del arte en la obra de Beatríz González
    Rubiano Caballero, Germán, 1938-
    The Colombian critic Germán Rubiano Caballero ponders the theme of “re-creations” in the work produced by Beatriz González. In chronological order, he sets forth a detailed list of her main works, with special emphasis on those that take their [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161128

  • Los carteles de Gerd Leufert : enero - febrero 1991
    Blanco, Lourdes
    Lourdes Blanco presents the exhibition of posters by Gerd Leufert held at the Biblioteca Nacional. Blanco describes how —after he was recognized by the Premio Nacional de Artes Plasticas— it became necessary to offer homage to the graphic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155909

  • Los grabados chinos de Alirio Palacios
    This is an unsigned article about an exhibition by the Venezuelan artist Alirio Palacios upon his return from China. The journalist provides general information about the printmaking art in China and informs us that Palacios absorbed and grew through [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155187

  • Los grabados de Guevara Moreno constituyeron la atracción artistica de ayer
    Mora, Nestor
    The journalist Néstor Mora reviews the exhibitions that opened on Sunday, November 3, 1968, in the Venezuelan capital. He highlights two events in particular: the exhibition of paintings and engravings by Luis Guevara Moreno at the Galería [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1143392

  • Los mejores grabados de Elisa Elvira Zuloaga
    Comerlati, Mara, 1952-
    Mara Comerlati reviews Prueba de artista, the exhibition that was presented at the Taller de Artistas Gráficos Asociados (TAGA), the Venezuelan artists’s workshop. The journalist interviews the artist Luisa Palacios, who reports that the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1080981

  • Los ochenta años de un pintor
    Otero Silva, Miguel
    [In 1981,] the writer Miguel Otero Silva wrote an introduction to the catalogue for an exhibition of the work of the Venezuelan artist Luis Alfredo López Méndez. This text discusses the artist’s training, the influences that affected him and his [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1162455

  • Los originales y misteriosos grabados de Elisa Elvira Zuloaga
    Plaza, José Luis
    Spanish collector José Luis Plaza affirms the importance of the engravings of Elisa Elvira Zuloaga, which were exhibited (along with some canvases on which she was still working) at the Sala Mendoza in Caracas. He discusses how Zuloaga pursues [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1102396

  • Luis Chacón, Grabador
    Díaz Sosa, Carlos
    Carlos Díaz Sosa interviewed Venezuelan artist Luis Chacón on the occasion of the exhibition New International Gravure Group, which featured Chacón’s work, held at the Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas. The article points out that Chacón was the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1151349

  • Luis Guevara Moreno : mi obra presente se apoya en una saturación visual
    Alguíndigue, IIdemaro
    Journalist lldemaro Alguindigue interviews Luis Guevara Moreno after he had been awarded the prizes in drawing and printmaking at the XXX Salón Oficial Anual de Arte Venezolano. In the interview, the artist speaks of the recent abolishment of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1143408

  • Luisa Palacios : la pasión del grabado
    Palacios, María Fernanda, 1945-
    This text by Venezuelan writer María Fernanda Palacios offers perspective on the development of engraving in Venezuela in the 1960s in light of the activity of El Taller de Luisa Palacios, who was her mother. She relates the beginnings of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1068952

  • Luz verde para el Taga
    Guevara, Roberto, 1932-1998
    In this article, the critic Roberto Guevara discusses the early days of the Venezuelan graphic arts, explaining that graphic artists were self-taught, and recalling the recent past of this particular technique. Guevara analyzes the importance of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1069292

  • Mary Brandt
    Meneses, Guillermo, 1911-1978
    Guillermo Meneses, the Venezuelan writer, introduces Mary Brandt’s exhibition at the MBA (Museo de Bellas Artes) in Caracas. Meneses describes Brandt’s early years at the Escuela de Artes Plásticas de Caracas, and mentions that her father, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1162535

  • Me siento sola en el grabado : Gladys Meneses
    Paolillo, Carlos
    Journalist Carlos Paolillo reviews the Gladys Meneses retrospective exhibition at the Museo de Bellas Artes (Caracas, 1986). Paolillo discusses the fundamental milestones in the education and career of the Venezuelan artist. These point to a focus on [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155612

  • Mercedes Pardo : 1 x 9
    D'Amico, Margarita
    This text is an interview by journalist Margarita D’Amico with Venezuelan artist Mercedes Pardo on the occasion of her 1969 exhibition, 1 x 9: color de la serigrafía, held at the Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas. In it, Pardo discusses her [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155959

  • Mercedes Pardo : color de la serigrafía
    Otero, Alejandro, 1921-1990
    In his introduction to Mercedes Pardo’s exhibition, the artist and critic Alejandro Otero discusses the range of possibilities he sees in her set of colorful mural panels. Otero suggests that Pardo’s exploration of color, based on breaking down a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1143176

  • Mezzotintas de Alirio Palacios : El final del aprendizaje gráfico
    González, Olga
    Much of this interview by journalist Olga González with Venezuelan artist Alirio Palacios revolves around Palacios’s training as a graphic artist. He mentions his time at the Escuela Cristóbal Rojas and his trips to Rome, Geneva, Beijing, Warsaw [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1156997

  • Mis obras son trozos de vida
    Monsalve, Yasmin
    Journalist Yasmín Monsalve interviews artist Lihie Talmor after she was awarded the prize in sculpture at the XXII Salón Nacional de Arte de Aragua (state of Maracay). Talmor speaks of her passage from printmaking to sculpture and of her approach [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155842

  • Piel de la Mirada : entrevista con Gladys Meneces
    Balza, José
    This document is an interview of the Venezuelan printmaker Gladys Meneses by José Balza with. The artist talks about her creative process in rendering the prints she was making at the time of the interview for the book Poemas de Gustavo Pereira: [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1154140

  • Piel sobre piel : tiempo sobre tiempo
    Palomero, Federica, 1954-
    Federica Palomero, in her curatorial essay for the retrospective exhibition of Venezuelan painter Edgar Sánchez, identifies the beginning of his artistic maturity (when he acquired his defining characteristics) around the mid-1970s—a date after [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1157936

  • Proposiciones cinéticas en los grabados de Luis Chacón
    Díaz Sosa, Carlos
    Journalist Carlos Díaz Sosa interviewed Luis Chacón on his exhibition of prints at the Ateneo in Caracas. Chacón explains that he has recently decided to produce single-edition prints—he calls them “print-objects”—that pursue a kinetic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1151397

  • Rafael Monasterios : Un pintor de brocha fina
    Esteva Grillet, Roldán, 1946-
    In this text, historian and critic Roldán Esteva-Grillet reviews the context in which Rafael Monasterios lived and worked, describing his training, early influences, and connection to the generation of painters clustered around the Círculo de [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1162567

  • Regresa a sus país uno de los grabadores más importantes de América Latina
    González, Olga
    The journalist Olga González interviewed the printmaker Alirio Palacios upon his return to Venezuela after a stay in Geneva (Switzerland), during which time his focus had been on creating graphic art. González refers to the Swiss critic Arnold [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155203

  • Repatriación de Emilio Boggio
    Pineda, Rafael, 1926-
    The art critic Rafael Pineda describes the process of bringing the work of Emilio Boggio into the Venezuelan art market after his death. He explains step by step how Venezuelan art collectors repatriated a large part of the art he had produced. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161684

  • Salir al mundo con Elisa Elvira
    Guevara, Roberto, 1932-1998
    This essay by the critic Roberto Guevara was published in the catalogue for the exhibition organized by the TAGA (Taller de Artistas Gráficos Asociados, Caracas) and the AVAP (Asociación Venezolana de Artistas Plásticos) in September 1980 to honor [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1081086

  • Signos, haces, laberintos
    Calzadilla, Juan, 1931
    In this text, Juan Calzadilla describes the development of Marietta Berman’s production, her relationship with the Venezuelan art scene, her independence from trends that could have led her visual research astray, and her ability to work at the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1162551

  • Sin Arco
    Arroyo, Miguel, 1920-2004
    The curator Miguel Arroyo wrote the introduction to the book Sin Arco by the graphic designer Gerd Leufert. In his text, Arroyo reviews the idea of the “arrow” from its symbolic content to its graphic connotation including a discussion of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1163621

  • Soy Orinoco: Gladys Meneses representa a Venezuela en la bienal de Sao Paulo
    The journalist L. D. wrote this text [in October 1989] about the selection of work by Gladys Meneses to represent Venezuela in the twentieth Bienal de São Paulo. He notes that there was a press conference attended by public figures from Brazilian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155628

  • Soy un gran aliado de mi país : Alirio Palacios expone xilografías en la Freites
    Monsalve, Yasmin
    The journalist Yasmín Monsalve interviewed Alirio Palacios in connection with his exhibition of woodcuts held at the Galería Freites (Caracas). The Venezuelan artist comments on how he rediscovered this technique, which he initially learned on a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155733

  • Testimonios
    Otero, Alejandro, 1921-1990
    In this text, Alejandro Otero asserts that Venezuelan artist Antonio Edmundo Monsanto played an important role in the education of his generation. He remarks on Monsanto’s passionate interest in painting, thanks to which, in the forties, Monsanto [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161870

  • Texto
    Camnitzer, Luis
    This is Luis Camnitzer’s essay about his involvement in the NYGW (New York Graphic Workshop) presentation of prints inspired by the FANDSO [Free Assemblable Non-Functional Disposable Serial Object] Manifesto. Camnitzer’s goal is to re-define the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1241878

  • The Planets: Series of engravings
    Gómez Sicre, José
    The Cuban critic José Gómez Sicre introduces an exhibition of engravings made by the Venezuelan artist Luis Chacón held at the Pan-American Union (Washington, DC). The writer points out the tireless willingness of Venezuelan artists in exploration [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134580

  • There's another China
    Kruger, Julie
    The United States journalist Julie Kruger interviewed the Venezuelan artist Alirio Palacios in connection with his exhibition of woodcuts at the Galería Polo & Bot (Caracas, 1967). The show presented prints made by the artist during his studies [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155219

  • Última promoción
    Gramcko, Ida
    Venezuelan poet Ida Gramcko presents the last exhibition of the term and final exhibition of CEGRA (Centro de Enseñanza Gráfica, Caracas) [Center for Graphic Studies, Caracas]. In her text, she underscored the fundamental concept that drives [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1154332

  • Un destino venezolano en Boggio
    Calzadilla, Juan, 1931
    Juan Calzadilla provides an overview of the career of Venezuelan artist Emilio Boggio, from his early academic phase through his return to Venezuela in 1919, one year before his death. Calzadilla discusses the influences on Boggio, his travels in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161732