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  • [Letter] 1970 January 28, México, D.F. [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Beltrán, Alberto
    1970
    Mexican artist Alberto Beltrán thanks Lorenzo Homar for his time and attention during his visit to Puerto Rico. He tells Homar that artists Ángel Bracho and Jesús Álvarez Amaya, from the Taller de Gráfica Popular (TGP), have sent works to Puerto [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861884

  • [Letter] 1970 May 15, México D.F [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Beltrán, Alberto
    1970
    In this letter, Mexican artist Albero Beltrán (1923–2002) informs Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar that the course in poster design that Polish designer Wiktor Gorka was offering at the Academia de San Carlos (Mexico City) would continue until [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 825593

  • [Letter] 1970 November 9, Madrid, Spain [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Zachrisson, Julio
    1970
    Panamanian artist Julio Zachrisson congratulates Lorenzo Homar on the poster he created for his exhibition. He also congratulates him on his selection as a member of the jury of the festival in Cali, Colombia. He asks Homar to talk to Luigi [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861514

  • [Letter] 1971 December 15, San Juan, Puerto Rico [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Conde, Carlos
    1971
    Carlos Conde III, who at the time in question was president of the board of directors of the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña [ICP, Puerto Rican Cultural Institute], answers several questions asked by the Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar about [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 825694

  • [Letter] 1971 December 6, San Juan, Puerto Rico [to] H. D. Glicksman
    Marrozzini, Luigi
    1971
    Luigi Marrozzini, director of the Galería Colibrí in San Juan, provides H.D. Glicksman with information about the Portafolio Latinoamericano, which consists of twenty-two original prints, mostly etchings and lithographs produced in signed, limited [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861612

  • [Letter] 1972 Abril 16, Nueva York [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Camnitzer, Luis
    1972
    In this letter to Puerto Rican printmaker Lorenzo Homar, Uruguayan artist and academic Luis Camnitzer proposes that, on the occasion of the III Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano [3rd San Juan Biennial of Latin American Prints], scheduled [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 856479

  • [Letter] 1972 Abril 25, Miramar, Puerto Rico [to] Luis Camnitzer
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1972
    In this letter artist Lorenzo Homar replies to his colleague, Uruguayan professor Luis Camnitzer, who had suggested that some of the artists who planned to participate in the III Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano [3rd San Juan Biennial [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 856495

  • [Letter] 1972 August 11, Cali, Colombia [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Alcántara, Pedro, 1942-
    1972
    Colombian artist Pedro Alcántara writes to Lorenzo Homar to confirm that the exhibition to be presented in Colombia will be titled El Cartel en Puerto Rico, Gráfica de Lorenzo Homar [The Poster in Puerto Rico: Printmaking by Lorenzo Homar]. He asks [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861495

  • [Letter] 1972 August 19, n.l. [to] Pedro Alcántara
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1972
    Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar apologizes for being so late with his preparations for the poster exhibition in Cali, Colombia. He comments that his work was not well received by the critics and he has doubts about himself when he finds out that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861476

  • [Letter] 1972 August 29, Cali, Colombia [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Alcántara, Pedro, 1942-
    1972
    Pedro Alcántara tells Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar that he has obtained passage for Homar on September 18, 1972. He informs Homar that the short silkscreen course or workshop the Puerto Rican artist will be giving will run for ten days, and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861457

  • [Letter] 1972 December 6, Cali, Colombia [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Alcántara, Pedro, 1942-
    1972
    Colombian artist Pedro Alcántara thanks his Puerto Rican colleague Lorenzo Homar for a number of gifts brought to him by Ramiro Pazmiño. One of the first things that Alcántara mentions in this letter is a problem at the Encuentro de La Habana [ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 823939

  • [Letter] 1972 Enero 8, Miramar, Puerto Rico [to] Andrew Viglucci, editor of The San Juan Star
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1972
    In this letter to the editor of The San Juan Star newspaper, Lorenzo Homar comes to the defense of art critic Ernesto Ruiz de la Mata in the wake of the article written by the artist Rafael Rivera García, who said that Ruiz de la Mata’s columns [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863708

  • [Letter] 1972 Febrero 25, San Juan, Puerto Rico [to] periódico Claridad
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1972
    In this letter sent to the Puerto Rican Socialist Party’s newspaper Claridad, printmaker Lorenzo Homar replies to an article by Puerto Rican writer Edwin Reyes. Homar attacks the position taken by Reyes—and by “Santitos,” a character who [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 856447

  • [Letter] 1972 Febrero 27, San Juan, Puerto Rico [to] el director de Claridad
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1972
    In this brief, cynical note, artist Lorenzo Homar informs the editor of the radical newspaper Claridad that he plans to suggest that the “Methadone Prize” at the III Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano [3rd San Juan Biennial of Latin [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 856463

  • [Letter] 1972 Julio 13, Miramar, Puerto Rico [to] Pedro [Alcántara]
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1972
    In this letter to Colombian artist Pedro Alcántara, Puerto Rican printmaker Lorenzo Homar explains the materials that are necessary to print silkscreens in Colombia. He explains what the dryer should be like, which thinner should be purchased, and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 825488

  • [Letter] 1972 June 12, La Habana, Cuba [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Rodriguez, Manuel Mariano
    1972
    Mariano Rodriguez (Havana, Cuba 1912–1990), the deputy director of the Casa de las Américas, asks Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar to consider being the Puerto Rican coordinator of a group affiliated with either the Casa de las Américas in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 856543

  • [Letter] 1972 May 31, Cali, Colombia [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Alcántara, Pedro, 1942-
    1972
    Colombian artist Pedro Alcántara informs his Puerto Rican colleague Lorenzo Homar of the final date for the exhibition of posters and other graphic arts, entitled Homenaje a Puerto Rico. He also mentions the materials necessary for the workshop that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 825503

  • [Letter] 1972 Mayo 15, San Juan, Puerto Rico [to] Antonio Frasconi
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1972
    In this letter to Uruguayan artist Antonio Frasconi, Lorenzo Homar comments on a number of topics: his resignation from the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña (ICP); issues related to the Portafolio Casals and Luigi Marrozzini; and the request he [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861590

  • [Letter] 1972 November 10, Cali, Colombia [to] Mariano Rodríguez
    Alcántara, Pedro, 1942-
    1972
    This is a letter from Colombian artist Pedro Alcántara to Cuban painter Mariano Rodríguez, in which the former warns the latter that the painter Carlos Granada—who represented Colombia at the Encuentro de Plástica Latinoamericana [Latin American [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 823924

  • [Letter] 1972 November 29, Morristown, New Jersey [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Solari, Luis Alberto, 1918-
    1972
    The Uruguayan artist Luis Solari writes to the Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar to thank him for his earlier letter in which Homar wrote about his trip to Cali, Colombia, to organize a silkscreen workshop. Solari says he is happy to hear this news [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863689

  • [Letter] 1972 Noviembre 27, Miramar, Puerto Rico [to] Maritza Uribe y Gloria Restrepo
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1972
    The printmaker Lorenzo Homar writes to the Columbians Maritza Uribe and Gloria Restrepo to thank them for returning the works that were shown in the exhibition at the Museo La Tertulia, in Cali, Colombia. He mentions that he will send them some [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863747

  • [Letter] 1972 October 27, Cali, Colombia [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Alcántara, Pedro, 1942-
    1972
    In this set of three letters, Colombian artist Pedro Alcántara writes to Puerto Rican printmaker Lorenzo Homar, shortly after Homar’s departure from Cali. He tells Homar that Juan Antonio Roda, the Spanish artist who has set up his studio in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861438

  • [Letter] 1972, Miramar, Puerto Rico [to] Mariano Rodríguez
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1972
    Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar thanks Mariano Rodriguez (1912–1990), vice director of the Casa de las Américas, for inviting him to serve as the coordinator for an adjunct group of that organization in Puerto Rico. However, Homar turns down the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 849978

  • [Letter] 1973 December 17, s.l. [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Alegría, Ricardo E.
    1973
    In 1974, Ricardo Alegría was director of the Office of Cultural Affairs, as well as a member of the committee for the III Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano [Third San Juan Biennial of Latin American Graphic Art]. [In this letter,] Alegr [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861290

  • [Letter] 1973 Diciembre 10, San Juan de Puerto Rico [to] Ricardo Alegría, Director del Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1973
    Puerto Rican printmaker Lorenzo Homar informs Ricardo Alegría, director of the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña (ICP), of his reasons for not being interested in participating in the selection committee for the Bienal de San Juan de Grabado [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 823984

  • [Letter] 1973 Diciembre 24, San Juan, Puerto Rico [to] Ricardo Alegría
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1973
    The artist Lorenzo Homar writes to Ricardo Alegría, director of the Office of Cultural Affairs at the time, about the selection jury for the III Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano (1974) [Third San Juan Biennial of Latin American Graphic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861271

  • [Letter] 1973 Enero 23 [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Alcántara, Pedro, 1942-; Alcántara Quijano Montero, Pedro, 1877-1953
    1973
    Colombian artist Pedro Alcántara thanks Lorenzo Homar for the photographs, letters, and silkscreen he sent him. Alcántara asks him to buy some printing materials he will need to create a portfolio of four works for the Communist Party. The party [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861419

  • [Letter] 1973 March 12, Cali, Colombia [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Alcántara, Pedro, 1942-
    1973
    Colombian artist Pedro Alcántara informs his Puerto Rican colleague Lorenzo Homar that the Colombian company Carvajal y Compañía had committed to donating funds for the construction of a printmaking studio. Alcántara asks Homar to help him put [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 823954

  • [Letter] 1973 Marzo 6, Miramar, Puerto Rico [to] Ricardo Alegría
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1973
    Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar tells Ricardo Alegría, director of the Instituto Puertorriqueña [Institute of Puerto Rican Culture], what happened to Homar’s portfolio, Tres estrofas de amor para soprano [Three Stanzas of Love for Soprano], [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861400

  • [Letter] 1973 Mayo 29, San Juan [to] Ricardo Alegría
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1973
    Lorenzo Homar informs Ricardo Alegría, the executive director of the ICP (Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña), of the difficulties he is having with his weekly class in printmaking techniques and creative design at the Escuela de Artes Plásticas [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861941

  • [Letter] 1973 Noviembre 30, San Juan, Puerto Rico [to] los artistas
    Rivera Rosa, Rafael; Sambolín Bonilla, Nelson, 1944-; Maldonado, Antonio; Homar, Lorenzo
    1973
    In this open letter, Puerto Rican artists Nelson Sambolin, Lorenzo Homar, Antonio Maldonado, and Rafael Rivera Rosa state their goals in connection with the III Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano [3rd San Juan Biennial of Latin American [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 856335

  • [Letter] 1973 September 20?, Cali, Colombia [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Alcántara, Pedro, 1942-
    1973
    In a letter to his Puerto Rican colleague Lorenzo Homar, Colombian artist Pedro Alcántara expresses his outrage at the death of Chilean President Salvador Allende during the attack on the Palacio de La Moneda by military forces staging a coup d'é [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 823969

  • [Letter] 1973 September 27, Morristown, New Jersey [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Solari, Luis Alberto, 1918-
    1973
    El artista uruguayo Luis Solari le cuenta a Lorenzo Homar que estuvo en su país donde hizo varias exposiciones y ofreció conferencias. Comenta que lo han invitado a exhibir a muchos lugares, entre ellos la Argo Gallery, de Nicosia (Chipre) y otra [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863632

  • [Letter] 1974 Enero 20, Miramar, Puerto Rico [to] the editor The San Juan Star
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1974
    In response to an article that appeared in the art section of The San Juan Star newspaper, Lorenzo Homar explains that there will not be a “counter Biennial” at the Tercera Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano [Third San Juan Biennial [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863670

  • [Letter] 1974 Mayo 13, Cali [to] Lorenzo [Homar]
    Alcántara, Pedro, 1942-
    1974
    In this letter, Colombian printmaker Pedro Alcántara comments to Lorenzo Homar on the details of his trip to Puerto Rico for an exhibition of his work at the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña [Institute of Puerto Rican Culture] (ICP). Alcántara [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861980

  • [Letter] 1974 September 27, Montevideo [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Rovira, Quela, 1917-2014
    1974
    Quela Rovira, an Uruguayan artist, informs Lorenzo Homar about the shipping of the posters that had been exhibited. She sends her regrets about the events that occurred in Uruguay just after the exhibition, since they worsened the sale prospects for [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861234

  • [Letter] 1975 January 24, La Plata, Argentina [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Vigo, Edgardo Antonio
    1975
    The Argentine conceptual artist and theoretician Edgardo Antonio Vigo writes to thank Lorenzo Homar for his donation of his own prints and others by some of his Puerto Rican colleagues to the Museo de la Xilografía [Woodcut Museum] in La Plata ( [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863518

  • [Letter] 1975 Junio 28 [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Camacho, Paul, 1929-1989
    1975
    In this letter, Puerto Rican artist Paul Camacho conveys his personal opinion to printmaker Lorenzo Homar concerning an exhibition at the Escuela de Artes Plásticas [School of Visual Arts] at the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña [ICP, Puerto [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 856431

  • [Letter] 1976 Agosto 1, Miramar, Puerto Rico [to] Féliz Rodríguez Báez, director de la Escuela de Artes Plásticas.
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1976
    Puerto Rican printmaker Lorenzo Homar writes to Félix Rodriguez Báez, who at the time was the director of the Escuela de Artes Plásticas [School of Visual Arts] of the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña [ICP, Puerto Rican Cultural Institute], to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 856303

  • [Letter] 1976 Agosto 17, Miramar, Puerto Rico [to] Ricardo Alegría.
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1976
    In this letter to Ricardo Alegría, the director of the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña (ICP) at the time, Lorenzo Homar discusses an array of topics, including the IV Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano [Fourth Latin American Print [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 825473

  • [Letter] 1976 April 20, San Juan, Puerto Rico [to] Luis Manuel Rodríguez Morales, Director Ejecutivo del Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña
    Alcántara, Pedro, 1942-; Jaramillo, María de la Paz, 1948-; Zalamea, Gustavo, 1951-; Rendón, Augusto, 1933-; León, Phanor
    1976
    In this letter to Luis Manuel Rodríguez Morales, executive director of the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña (ICP), Colombian artists María de la Paz Jaramillo, Pedro Alcántara, Phanor León, Gustavo Zalamea, and Augusto Rendón condition their [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 825533

  • [Letter] 1976 Julio 12, Cali, Colombia [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Uribe de Urdinola, Maritza
    1976
    The Colombian cultural promoter Maritza Uribe de Urdinola writes to Lorenzo Homar to thank him for his letter in which he confirmed his trip to Cali, Colombia, to work on the publication of a graphic art portfolio with Luis Caballero (who agreed to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863805

  • [Letter] 1976 July 14, Bogotá, Colombia [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Alcántara, Pedro, 1942-
    1976
    Colombian artist Pedro Alcántara tells Lorenzo Homar about his travels to the Soviet Union, Peru (Lima), and Cuba (Havana). He also informs Homar that everything will be set for the printmaking workshop that Homar will give at the Museo La Tertulia [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861922

  • [Letter] 1976 July 15, México D.F. [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Beltrán, Alberto
    1976
    Alberto Beltrán, a Mexican artist, writes to his friend, Puerto Rican printmaker Lorenzo Homar, to thank him for his earlier letter explaining the problems surrounding the IV Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano [4th San Juan Biennial of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 856399

  • [Letter] 1976 May 10, San Juan, Puerto Rico [to] Director de El Nuevo Día
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1976
    Lorenzo Homar states that Puerto Rican artists were never informed that the IV Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano [IV Latin American Print Biennial, San Juan] would be financed with funds from the American Revolution Bicentennial [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861769

  • [Letter] 1976 November 22, Cali, Colombia [to] Lorenzo Homar
    López Olivo, Manuel
    1976
    Cuban Manuel López Olivo thanks Lorenzo Homar for the print Homar sent him. He reports that the Cuban exhibition that just opened in Cali, Colombia, was favorably received by the students and the working class, and per López Olivo, that is what is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861253

  • [Letter] 1977 April 27, Cali, Colombia [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Uribe de Urdinola, Maritza
    The director of the Museo de Arte Moderno [Museum of Modern Art] La Tertulia, Maritza Uribe de Urdinola, writes to Lorenzo Homar to inform him that the Peruvian artist Fernando de Szyszlo will be told why his work cannot be printed. She then asks [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863824

  • [Letter] 1977 Enero 11, Miramar, Puerto Rico [to] Ricardo Alegría
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1977
    Lorenzo Homar writes to Ricardo Alegría, the director of the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña [Puerto Rican Cultural Institute] (ICP), to thank him for suggesting to Zoran Krisnik that he (Homar) should take part in the Ljubljana Biennial [which [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863881

  • [Letter] 1977 Enero 2, Miramar, Puerto Rico [to] Maritza [Uribe] y Gloria [Restrepo]
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1977
    As a gesture of affection, Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar offers Colombian artists Maritza Uribe and Gloria Restrepo comments on his contribution to a collection of posters at the Museo La Tertulia in Cali, Colombia. In exchange for his remarks, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 865350

  • [Letter] 1977 Febrero 20, Cali [to] Lorenzo Homar.
    Alcántara, Pedro, 1942-
    1977
    In this letter to Puerto Rican printmaker Lorenzo Homar, Colombian artist Pedro Alcántara discusses various problems that had arisen at the Museo La Tertulia in Cali after completion of the first graphic portfolio. Alcántara mentions that architect [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 856383