Creator: Jiménez, Ariel×
  • Cruz Diez : un pintor realista
    Jiménez, Ariel
    September 11, 1983
    In this article Ariel Jiménez reviews concepts that were widely discussed in Venezuela at that time: realist art and abstract art, two irreconcilable opposites. Taking his cue from Post-Impressionist and Cubist ideas about the illusory nature [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1472362

  • Ser jurado, juicios y prejuicios
    Jiménez, Ariel
    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

  • Works and problems : A conversation about the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection = Obras y Problemas : Una conversación entorno a la Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros
    Jiménez, Ariel; Pérez Oramas, Luis, 1960-
    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: 1167515

  • [Siempre he creído que hacer arte...]
    Jiménez, Ariel
    Ariel Jiménez interviews the painter Patricia van Dalen, asking her about her training, her personal view of art and painting, and the various experiences that led her to develop her own particular visual art language. The Venezuelan artist talks [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1165805

  • Clemencia Labin
    Jiménez, Ariel
    The critic and curator Ariel Jiménez writes the introductory essay in the catalogue for the exhibition Clemencia Labin. In his essay, Jiménez discusses Labin’s exhibition, focusing on the most significant elements of her work. Jiménez highlights [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1165175

  • Señales
    Jiménez, Ariel
    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

  • Entrevista con Ariel Jiménez
    Jiménez, Ariel
    Ariel Jiménez interviews the Polish-born Venezuelan sculptor Harry Abend. The resulting article focuses on the differences and similarities between the current exhibition, at the Sala Mendoza, and the one presented in 1992 at the GAN (Galería de [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1163589

  • Entrevista : López Reus
    Jiménez, Ariel
    The critic Ariel Jiménez interviews José Luis López Reus, the Venezuelan visual artist, who describes his early days as a self-taught artist exploring the field of geometric abstraction. He explains that, for this exhibition, he stopped using flat [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1162359

  • Arte y arquitectura
    Jiménez, Ariel
    In his essay about the Venezuelan sculptor Víctor Valera’s synthesis of the arts, Ariel Jiménez discusses the concepts of “artistic integration” and “the synthesis of the visual arts,” highlighting the social and collective ramifications [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161764

  • Entrevista con Luis Lartitegu
    Jiménez, Ariel
    Ariel Jiménez interviews the Venezuelan mixed media artist Luis Lartitegui during the course of the latter’s second one-man show. Throughout the conversation, Lartitegui discusses the inspirations for his work and emphasizes its conceptual nature [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161652

  • Onofre Frías. Claro y oscuro
    Jiménez, Ariel; Frías, Onofre, 1953-
    Ariel Jiménez interviewed the Venezuelan painter Onofre Frías on the occasion of a solo exhibition held in 1990. The questions first asked of the artist are related to his concept of art and painting, his personal history in terms of his entry into [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161208

  • Tradición y ruptura
    Jiménez, Ariel
    The critic Ariel Jiménez begins his essay “Tradición y ruptura” (written for the exhibition La invención de la continuidad, Galería de Arte Nacional, Caracas, 1997) by discussing the two problems of cultural dependency and the need for [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1101854

  • El espíritu de los tiempos
    Jiménez, Ariel
    In this essay, Ariel Jiménez discusses the curatorial subject in the exhibition El espíritu de los tiempos (Caracas, 1991) and the work by the Venezuelan artist José Gabriel Fernández, selected by the writer for the event. The curator points out [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1097294

  • Jesus Soto : lo visible y lo posible
    Jiménez, Ariel
    In this essay, researcher Ariel Jiménez asserts that although “beauty” is an attribute of art, it is not its primary aim. He explains that Jesús Rafael Soto’s work must be understood in terms of the new precepts of “pure” abstract art, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1073684