Creator: Herkenhoff, Paulo, 1949-×
  • O Salão Preto e Branco
    Herkenhoff, Paulo, 1949-
    In his introductory essay, Paulo Herkenhoff describes the 1954 Salão Nacional de Arte Moderna —also known as the Black-and-White Salon—as a political statement that was expressed in an official exhibition space. In protest against [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1307599

  • Autonomous doodles, verbal scrawls and erasures on drawing in South America
    Herkenhoff, Paulo
    In this text, art critic Paulo Herkenhoff identifies and describes some of the characteristics of drawing as an autonomous form of expression in contemporary art from South America. He formulates ten categories in relation to the production in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111410

  • Marcatonio Vilaça; Senhor do Engenho
    Herkenhoff, Paulo; Moraes, Angélica de
    This book is about the works of art assembled by the collector and gallery owner Marcantonio Vilaça, an important promoter of contemporary Brazilian art in the international market in the 1990s. The book includes essays by Paulo Herkenhoff, Angé [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111319

  • Manifesto
    Herkenhoff, Paulo; Porto, Sérgio; Maiolino, Anna Maria; Luz, Rogerio; Meireles, Cildo; Leite, Leonardo Lellis Pereira, 1952-; Resende, José; Córdula, Raul, 1943-; Kleiman, Mauro; Machado, Ivens Olinto; Caldas Júnior, Waltércio; Manuel, Antonio; Barbosa, Monica; Tunga, 1952-2016; Ascânio MMM, 1941-; Macedo, Ronaldo do Rego
    The text that accompanies this manifesto—that is critical of the Salão de Arte Agora I—describes the Brazilian art market mindset and the resources at its disposal. The manifesto challenges the role of the critic who submits to the prevailing [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111318

  • Adriana Varejão : da China Brasileira à unificação com o mundo
    Herkenhoff, Paulo
    Art critic Paulo Herkenhoff argues that Adriana Varejão’s painting references historical frameworks that contain indelible traits of Brazilian colonial culture and art. Her work is bound to the baroque of Minas Gerais, and to the rococo, not by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111261

  • Mameluquices e cabanagens
    Herkenhoff, Paulo
    On the occasion of the XI Salão Arte-Pará held in 1992, Paulo Herkenhoff provides an overview of photography from the Equator region of northern Brazil. He compares the production from the state of Pará and its capital city Belém to that of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111170

  • Brazil : origins and breakthroughs of contemporary art
    Herkenhoff, Paulo
    Critic and curator Paulo Herkenhoff presents Brazilian art in the context of the exhibition Art from Brazil in New York, held in 1995. Herkenhoff argues that Brazilian culture has deep roots in “anthropophagia” and that its vast miscegenation has [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110994

  • Ivens Machado : objetos identificados
    Herkenhoff, Paulo
    The diversity of Ivens Machado’s artwork is the central theme in this article by the art critic Paulo Herkenhoff. The text focuses on the sculptures executed by the artist during the 1980s using construction materials. Concrete slabs were linked to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110960

  • Debate : as instituições culturais
    Costa, Marcus de Lontra; Morais, Frederico, 1936-; Aquino, Adriano de, 1946-; Herkenhoff, Paulo; Vieira, Valério, 1862-1941
    This document presents a debate promoted by the journal Módulo about the crisis in the cultural institutions of Rio de Janeiro. It took place just one decade after this city was replaced as the capital of Brazil. First, the debate addresses both the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110949

  • Paulo Herkenhoff: exposição da arte
    Herkenhoff, Paulo
    This is a text written by the then artist Paulo Herkenhoff for the exhibition Exposição de Arte, held in the Experimental Room at the Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro (MAM-Rio), from November 20 to December 7, 1975. Here, Herkenhoff [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110618

  • A arte experimental quer "questionar a sensibilidade vigente"
    Bittencourt, Francisco; Herkenhoff, Paulo
    This article is the result of a conversation between critic Francisco Bittencourt and Paulo Herkenhoff, who was an artist at that time. Among other things, they discuss the nature of the experimental work being done by Brazilian artists in the 1970s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110612

  • Sala Experimental
    Geiger, Anna Bella; Machado, Ivens Olinto; Herkenhoff, Paulo
    The three writers, Anna Bella Geiger, Ivens Machado, and Paulo Herkenhoff, discuss the complicated ties between artists and institutions. One of the basic objectives of the debate was to assess the full significance and implications of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110602

  • A velha arte agora
    Maiolino, Anna Maria; Weller, Denise; Perez, Amador, 1952-; Tati, Cristina; Machado, Ivens Olinto; Porto, Sérgio; Barros, Umberto Costa, 1948-; Brusky, Sonia von; Benedicto, Jozias; Roitman, Vera Motlis; Vaz, Guilherme; Kleiman, Mauro; Campos, Dileny; Secco, Maria do Carmo Fortes; Herkenhoff, Paulo; Rodrigues, Monica Barreto; Geiger, Anna Bella; Toledo, Amélia Amorim; Fontes, Alfredo Miguel; Gerchman, Rubens, 1942-2008; Meireles, Cildo; Paraíso, Essila, 1941-; Barbosa, Monica; Jorge R. Pontes; Ferreira, Martha Pires; Fanzeres, Evany; Ferraz, Odila; Braga, Regina, 1941-1999; Richers, Celina; Vergara, Carlos; Fonseca, Osmar; Luz, Maria Lucia; Saddi, Maria Luiza Saboia; Cocchiarale, Fernando França; Tunga, 1952-2016; Aquino, Angelo de, 1945-; Landin, Renato; Córdula, Raul, 1943-; Pape, Lygia; Manuel, Antonio; Barrio, Artur Alípio; Parente, Letícia Tarquínio de Souza, 1932-; Mesqueu, Paulo Roberto; Samaral; Scherpenberg, Katie van, 1940; Sampaio, João C. V., 1953-; Lessa, Pedro; Peo; Mattar, Sami; Ascânio MMM, 1941-; Caldas Júnior, Waltércio; Zílio, Carlos; Macedo, Ronaldo do Rego; Luz, Rogerio
    The discussion of the art system in Brazil in the text “A velha arte agora” [Old Art, Today] is clearly influenced by the curatorial work of Brazilian art critic Roberto Pontual. The statement revolves around the following topics: the ideology of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110593

  • Brasil (es)/Brazil(s)
    Herkenhoff, Paulo
    In his essay, Paulo Herkenhoff seeks to portray Brazil as though it were one country and several countries at the same time, presenting its art as though it were both a singular and a multiple phenomenon. The critic thinks of Brazil as just a point [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1075090

  • Incomplete glossary of sources of Latin American art
    Herkenhoff, Paulo
    This is a collection of sarcastic, occasionally humorous “definitions” of terms that help to understand Latin American art. Some are taken from research conducted into methods used in art production in the region (such as “cannibalism,” “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 808171