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  • [In Protuario histórico de Puerto Rico (Historica Compendium of Puerto Rico)...]
    Pérez, Enoc, 1967-
    1992
    In this essay published in the 1992 exhibition catalog of Remerica! Amerika, Puerto Rican artist Enoc Perez discusses the effects of United States colonialism in the development of art in Puerto Rico. He observes that Puerto Rican artists have [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799179

  • Aesthetics considerations
    Ortiz, Rafael Montanez
    1990
    In this essay, Rafael Montañez Ortiz, a United States-born artist of Puerto Rican descent, argues that Eurocentrism, patriarchy, and racism have deprecated the art and culture of peoples from the Americas, Asia, and Africa. He notes that the legacy [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 797351

  • Expressions and visions
    Salicrup, Fernando
    1990
    In this essay, artist Fernando Salicrup recalls his first years at Taller Boricua [Puerto Rican Workshop]. Salicrup notes that he was introduced to the collective by the artist Jorge Soto, and during the 1970s, he was also influenced by poets such as [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 797373

  • Introduction
    Roulet, Laura
    2000
    In this essay, independent curator Laura Roulet maintains that Puerto Rican artists Rafael Ferrer, Antonio Martorell, Papo Colo, Ernesto Pujol, Pepon Osorio, Dahara Rivera, Charles Juhasz, and Arnaldo Morales have advanced the practice of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 797556

  • Introduction
    Ratcliff, Carter
    1973
    In this essay, American art critic Carter Ratcliff offers a wide-ranging analysis of the diverse themes explored by Puerto Rican-born, New York-based artist, Rafael Ferrer, in his exhibition, Deseo [Desire] from 1973. According to the author, Ferrer [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799276

  • Observations on "Events"
    Gumpert, Lynn
    1981
    In this essay, American curator Lynn Gumpert compares the socio-aesthetic programs adopted by Taller Boricua [Puerto Rican Workshop] and Fashion Moda, two art collectives based in Latino neighborhoods in New York City that were invited to present [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799091

  • The artist and the community
    Ortiz, Rafael Montanez
    2003
    In this essay, Rafael Montañez Ortiz, an artist of Puerto Rican descent born in the United States, relates his early history as an artist and activist working in New York City during the 1950s, ’60s, and ’70s. He provides a firsthand account of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 798718

  • The Guagua Aérea : one-way or round trip?
    Roulet, Laura
    2000
    In this essay, independent curator Laura Roulet provides a biographical sketch of Rafael Ferrer, Papo Colo, and Antonio Martorell, all Puerto Rican-born artists who were the first generation of Puerto Rican artists to dedicate themselves to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 797616

  • The Trojan horse
    Roulet, Laura
    2000
    In this essay, independent curator Laura Roulet provides a biographical sketch of Puerto Rican artists Pepon Osorio, Ernesto Pujol, and Dhara Rivera, the second generation of Puerto Rican artists to dedicate themselves to installation art. She [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 797656

  • Towards aesthetics in the Americas
    Ruiz, Miguel Angel
    1992
    In this essay, artist Miguelangel Ruiz, born in Puerto Rico and based in New York City, maintains that the politicization of identity in the United States has burdened artists of non-European descent by pigeonholing them into categories that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799138

  • We, the colonized ones
    Velarde, Kukuli
    1992
    In this essay, Peruvian artist Kukuli Velarde maintains that the 500th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus to the Americas is not cause for celebration but rather of mourning. Using an emphatic tone, Velarde contends that what people [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799261