Creator: Bayley, Edgar×
  • [Durante mucho tiempo el criterio...]
    Bayley, Edgar
    1944
    This is an analytical essay in which Edgar Bayley affirms the autonomy of the pictorial image. Based on that opinion, widely held among his generation, he champions “invention” over symbolism, expressionism, and romanticism [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 730241

  • [El arte concreto constituye la culminación de un proceso estético]
    Bayley, Edgar
    1946
    The list of artists whose work was shown at the Arte Concreto-Invención Exhibition, held at the Sociedad Argentina de Artistas Plásticos [Argentine Society of Visual Artists], is as follows: Antonio Caraduje, Manuel Espinosa, Alfredo Hlito, Enio [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 731701

  • [En el nuevo arte, la pintura, la música y el poema...]
    Bayley, Edgar
    1946
    In the prologue that he wrote for the catalogue of the 4th Arte Concreto — Invención exhibition, held in October 1946 at the Ateneo Popular, in La Boca district of Buenos Aires, Edgar Bayley states that in the new art, painting, music, and poetry [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 731691

  • [La era artística de la ficción representativa toca a su fin]
    Bayley, Edgar
    1946
    The Inventionist manifesto—published in the catalogue for the first exhibition of the Asociación de Arte Concreto — Invención [Concrete Art and Invention Association] (1946)—discards the illusory image of representative art and extols life, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 731641

  • [Testimonio de casi tres años de batallar...]
    Bayley, Edgar
    1947
    This prologue introduces an exhibition of works by Manuel Espinosa and Tomás Maldonado, held at theSociedad Argentina de Artistas Plásticos [Argentine Society of Visual Artists], in September 1947. Bayley chronicles the development of both artists [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 731723

  • Alfredo Hlito : Premio adquisición en la Segunda Bienal del Museo de Arte Moderno de San Pablo
    Bayley, Edgar
    1954
    This article notes that Alfredo Hlito—who was secretary to the director of nueva visión [New Vision] magazine at that time—was awarded a prize at the Second São Paulo Biennial in Brazil. The writer suggests that this was not just a well- [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 742252

  • Introducción al arte concreto
    Bayley, Edgar
    1946
    Fragment of the conference given by Edgar Bayley on September 5, 1946, at the Centro de Profesores Diplomados de Buenos Aires [Center for Certified Professors, Buenos Aires]. Among other topics, the text registers the contributions of the Asociación [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 729894

  • La batalla por la invención : manifiesto
    Bayley, Edgar
    1945
    This is the Manifesto in which Edgar Bayley discussed both the crisis in representative art and the emergence of an art of “invention” that would accompany the arrival of both innovative forms of organization and the progress of productive forces [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 788842

  • La poesía
    Bayley, Edgar
    1948
    In this piece, Bayley analyses the state of poetry in Buenos Aires.In his view it is a “daily challenge” that requires one to be alert and constantly aware of what one’s enemies are doing [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 730464

  • Las etapas de la invención poética
    Bayley, Edgar
    1951
    This article by Edgar Bayley reviews the different movements of modern poetry until it arrives at Invencionismo [Invention-ism], a movement in which words were composed in a new order quite different from logic, thus transforming them into the real [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 730768

  • Manifiesto invencionista
    Iommi, Enio, 1926-; Contreras, Simón; Werbin, Matilde; Lozza, Rembrandt van Dyck; Mónaco, Primaldo; Prati, Lidy, 1921-2008; Espinosa, Manuel; Maldonado, Tomás, 1913-; Hlito, Alfredo; Lozza, Raúl; Bayley, Edgar; Caraduje, Antonio; Molenberg, Alberto; Souza, Jorge; Núñez González, Oscar; Landi, Obdulio
    1947
    The Manifiesto Invencionista [Invention-ist Manifesto] was the brainchild of an Argentinean group that published a flyer in which they declared war to the death on figurative expression. In contrast to the “metaphysics of beauty,” they extolled [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 777253

  • Nuevas realidades : notas
    Bayley, Edgar
    1948
    A review of Salón Nuevas Realidades, the exhibition held at the Van Riel Gallery in Buenos Aires that juxtaposed in the same area both concrete and abstract art—the latter with a prone to intuition. In this article, Bayley highlights the number of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 730488

  • Sobre arte concreto
    Bayley, Edgar
    1946
    Pragmatic text which elaborates on the aesthetic political parameters proposed by the Concrete Art-Invention Association. The conceptual development of the guidelines attempts to prove a crisis in representation, proposing the dominance of immediate [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 730476

  • Sobre la invención poética
    Bayley, Edgar
    1946
    This document is a programmatic source that established the bases for the creation of Argentinean concrete poetry and how it differed from other forms of poetry that, until that time, related poems to certain objects in the search for logical meaning [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 731495

  • Tomás Maldonado y M. O. Espinosa
    Bayley, Edgar
    1947
    Critical text that focuses on the exhibition of concrete works by Tomás Maldonado and Manuel Espinosa shown September of 1947 in the exhibition halls of the Argentinian Society of Visual Artists in Buenos Aires [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 730502