Creator: Figari, Pedro, 1861-1938×
  • América Autónoma : no basta instruir, hay que enseñar a trabajar
    Figari, Pedro, 1861-1938
    1925
    In this article, the Uruguayan painter Pedro Figari (1868-1938) criticized the educational system in Argentina, and consequently all of Latin America, because it does not provide the practical, scientific, or industrial training that is necessary for [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 795325

  • Arte infantil mejicano
    Figari, Pedro, 1861-1938
    1925
    The Uruguayan painter Pedro Figari highlights the methods of teaching art to children in Mexico and its results, while appreciating the paintings exhibited at the Salón Amigos del Arte [Friends of Art] exhibition [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 732706

  • Artes emocionales
    Figari, Pedro, 1861-1938
    1925
    Pedro Figari explains the difficulties to both develop and become interested in emotional art, which requires a thoughtful and meditative interior life, in view of aspects of the present society; “all seems to be prone against poetic manners, [and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 732929

  • Carta de Figari a Cuneo, publicada en el diario "La mañana" del 25 de Julio de 1918. Las exposiciones Cuneo y Michelana : un juicio del Dr. Figari
    Figari, Pedro, 1861-1938
    1918
    Pedro Figari wrote this letter to José Cúneo, who had recently shown his paintings at a joint exhibition with Bernabé Michelena in Montevideo (1918). The letter, published in the newspaper La Mañana, was Figari’s public recognition of the young [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1233819

  • Contestaciones a la encuesta de "Martin Fierro"
    Figari, Pedro, 1861-1938
    1924
    This text consists of Pedro Figari’s response to the following questions posed by the journal Martín Fierro:1- Do you believe that there is such a thing as an Argentine sensibility and/or mentality? 2- If so, what are their characteristics? Figari [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 732719

  • Cultura integral
    Figari, Pedro, 1861-1938
    1924
    Uruguayan painter Pedro Figari criticizes the educational system of South American countries for not providing people the necessary skills for industrial development, an aspect considered essential to the development of a nation [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 732447

  • Industrialización de la América Latina, Autonomía y Regionalismo: Carta abierta dirigida por el Dr. Pedro Figari al Excmo. señor Presidente de la República Oriental del Uruguay
    Figari, Pedro, 1861-1938
    1919
    In March 1919, after the First World War, Dr. Pedro Figari wrote an open letter to the president of the República Oriental del Uruguay, Dr. Baltasar Brum (who held that office twice, from 1919 to 1923, and from 1931 to 1933, when he committed [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1181222

  • Lo útil y lo bueno, van de la mano
    Figari, Pedro, 1861-1938
    1925
    Pedro Figari was of the opinion that the revival of “our [Latin American] tradition” was not only an ethical cause, but was also “useful” since “through this revival there are enormous resources for our art.” Figari states that this task [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 730917

  • Una carta de Pedro Figari
    Figari, Pedro, 1861-1938
    1927
    This is a letter sent by the Uruguayan artist Pedro Figari to writer Alberto Zum Felde at the magazine La Pluma, which the latter directed. It is recognition by the famed artist, lawyer, and philosopher of the magazine’s cosmopolitanism, Latin [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1197040