Creator: Cordeiro, Waldemar, 1925-1973×
  • [Produto direto de uma atitude crítica...]
    Cordeiro, Waldemar, 1925-1973
    This article, written by the Brazilian art critic and theoretician Waldemar Cordeiro, appeared in the brochure for his 1960 exhibition at the Galeria Aremar in the city of Campinas in the state of São Paulo. According to the visual artist and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1087239

  • Ainda o Abstracionismo
    Cordeiro, Waldemar, 1925-1973
    The critic and visual artist Waldemar Cordeiro defends the true language of the arts—the one that, in his opinion, is “real”—in which the visual elements present themselves (to themselves) as lines and colors, making not the slightest [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1085351

  • Arte concreta semântica
    Cordeiro, Waldemar, 1925-1973
    Waldemar Cordeiro formulates a “semantic” version of Concrete art, which, in his view, implies a “qualitative leap” in relation to historical Concrete art as well as new tendencies in art from Europe.  According to him, those tendencies were [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110835

  • Arteônica
    Cordeiro, Waldemar, 1925-1973
    Waldemar Cordeiro considers how art envisioned as information is conveyed in the mass media. Cordeiro acknowledges that art has become less traditional; its scale has changed and it has moved beyond the context of galleries to enter the urban and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110836

  • Balanço geral da vida oficial das artes plásticas em 1950
    Cordeiro, Waldemar, 1925-1973
    Waldemar Cordeiro, one of the major figures in Brazilian visual arts, provides a broad overview of events in that field in the early 1950s, a key decade in the history of the arts in Brazil. Cordeiro lists the exhibitions, courses, and conferences [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1085395

  • Computer plotter art : primeira mostra na América Latina
    Cordeiro, Waldemar, 1925-1973
    The author— Waldemar Cordeiro, a pioneer in the use of computers as a vehicle for artistic expression—provides a brief history of computer generated art in Brazil and around the world. He compares aspects of new technologies to the challenges of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110487

  • Declaração Poética para "Opinião 66"
    Rancillae, Bernard; Oiticica, Hélio, 1937-1980; Paez, Jorge; Weiss, Hugh, 1925-; Gerchman, Rubens, 1942-2008; ESCOSTÉGUY, Pedro; Böckman, Bengt; Cordeiro, Waldemar, 1925-1973; Blanco, Nelson; Lublin, Lea, 1929-; Rubino, Giovanni; Alejandro Marcos; Nilsson, Johnny; Corneille; Proweller; Zekveld, Jacob; Liberato, Chico; Clark, Lygia; Cristian, Ernesto; Suárez, Ruisdfael; Atila
    This document is the catalogue for the exhibition Opinião 66, organized by Cérés Franco. It includes brief statements by participating artists, among them Lygia Clark who proposes “the precarious” as an existential concept. Hélio Oiticica [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110375

  • Novas tendências e nova figuração
    Cordeiro, Waldemar, 1925-1973
    This open letter from Waldemar Cordeiro to José Geraldo Vieira is a response to an article by Vieira published in the magazine HABITAT. The main issue addressed is the emergence of Nova Figuração in reaction to the dilemma between abstraction and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110840

  • O expressionismo fordista
    Cordeiro, Waldemar, 1925-1973
    Prompted by the exhibition of work by the North American artist Minna Citron at the Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, Waldemar Cordeiro discusses the historical connection between art and society in the United States. In his opinion, when “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110323

  • O objeto
    Cordeiro, Waldemar, 1925-1973
    In this article, published in A & D magazine, the artist and art critic Waldemar Cordeiro expresses his support for the autonomy and universality of art. In his opinion, a work of art is a real object in the real world. It is not the expression [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1086891

  • Ponto parágrafo na pintura brasileira
    Cordeiro, Waldemar, 1925-1973
    This text on the Fotoformas series created by Geraldo de Barros describes the inherent process of the “de-naturalization” of images proposed by the artist based on his photographic experiments. The author, Waldemar Cordeiro, states the proposal [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1085281

  • Realismo : "musa da vingança e da tristeza"
    Cordeiro, Waldemar, 1925-1973
    Concrete artist and art theorist Waldemar Cordeiro comments on the emergence of new forms of realism in modern art, specifically in Pop art and New Realism, and a more personal strain of art called “popcreta.” Cordeiro considers the gains of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110839

  • Realismo ao nível da cultura de massa
    Cordeiro, Waldemar, 1925-1973
    Brazilian critic and theorist Waldemar Cordeiro examines the existence of an intrinsic and dialectical link between art and reality, suggesting that transformations in neither one are the result of an inner coherence. Therefore, Cordeiro argues that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1090748

  • Ruptura
    Cordeiro, Waldemar, 1925-1973
    This text was written by Waldemar Cordeiro in response to Sérgio Milliet’s critique of his “Manifesto Ruptura” that was published in the newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo on December 13, 1952. In addition to replying to each one of Milliet’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1085337

  • Sacilotto, poeta da economia moderna
    Cordeiro, Waldemar, 1925-1973
    This text discusses the artistic career of Luiz Sacilotto, beginning with his Expressionist works from the first years following World War II through his participation as a concrete artist in the XXVI Venice biennial in 1952. He is considered one of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1085382

  • Teoria e prática do concretismo carioca
    Cordeiro, Waldemar, 1925-1973
    In this article about the artists from Rio de Janeiro who took part in the Iª Exposição Nacional de Arte Concreta, Waldemar Cordeiro, as usual, scrutinizes the parameters of theory and practice that reveal radical differences in the defining [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1087287

  • Todos atentos
    Cordeiro, Waldemar, 1925-1973
    Brazilian Concrete art theorist Waldemar Cordeiro discusses the exhibition Propostas 65, which was conceived and organized by artists. In Cordeiro’s view, what is called “proposal” art is radical insofar as it entails collective, rather than [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1090623

  • VII Bienal: "nova figuração" denuncia a alienação do indivíduo
    Cordeiro, Waldemar, 1925-1973
    Waldemar Cordeiro senses the emergence of a new strain of figuration on the basis of a group of works exhibited at the VII São Paulo Biennial (1963), the last edition of the event held before the military coup. Cordeiro is convinced that modern art [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110842