Creator: Vidales Jaramillo, Luis, 1900-1990×
  • ¿Realismo o abstraccionismo? : el problema de los espacios plásticos
    Vidales Jaramillo, Luis, 1900-1990
    In this article, poet and critic Luis Vidales expresses his position on the debate surrounding abstract and figurative art, a polemic central to Colombian art at the time. First, Vidales argues that certain concepts have been poorly defined in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1087631

  • Actualidad de Ricardo Rendón : el artista y su mundo
    Vidales Jaramillo, Luis, 1900-1990
    In this article, Luis Vidales Jaramillo discusses the historical and sociological importance of the portrait artist and caricaturist Ricardo Rendón and the universality of his work. Vidales reflects on the eternal nature of genuine works of art. He [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1089394

  • Caminos de Damasco en la estética de Croce : noticia de un filósofo idealista
    Vidales Jaramillo, Luis, 1900-1990
    In this article, Luis Vidales explains and critiques the aesthetics of Italian idealist philosopher Benedetto Croce. Vidales starts out with an introduction to Croce, emphasizing his importance to European aesthetics of the time. He then mentions the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1088014

  • El "otro" punto de vista : el IX salón
    Vidales Jaramillo, Luis, 1900-1990
    This article reads like an indictment of the IX Salón Anual de Artistas Colombianos held in August 1952 at the Biblioteca Nacional in Bogota. Critic Luis Vidales Jaramillo voices a resounding personal judgment of some of the works exhibited and of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1089774

  • El cubismo ante la bancarrota del mundo moderno
    Vidales Jaramillo, Luis, 1900-1990
    This article provides a sociological assessment of Cubism on the basis of the idea that all art reflects the needs of its times. It questions those who have condemned Cubism because it changed the rules of classical representation formulated in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1087711

  • El primer salón del arte colombiano
    Vidales Jaramillo, Luis, 1900-1990
    This article discusses the major works shown at the Primer Salón Nacional [First National Salon] of Colombian artists from September through October 1940. The author sharply criticizes the lack of well-thought-out opinions on the event, and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1076467

  • En torno del pintor Marco Ospina : breve lección sobre arte abstracto
    Vidales Jaramillo, Luis, 1900-1990
    In this 1950 article, Luis Vidales describes the view Colombian critics had of abstract art, and while on the subject, he introduces the work of the Colombian painter Marco Ospina. Vidales begins by discussing how art critics have reacted to new [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1076524

  • Indagación sobre G. Vásquez Ceballos : el arte en nuestra vida colonial
    Vidales Jaramillo, Luis, 1900-1990
    In this article, the critic Luis Vidales Jaramillo presents an overview of the work of the Colombian painter Gregorio Vázquez de Arce y Ceballos, one of the major colonial artists of the Viceroyalty of New Granada. Vidales places the artist in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1089448

  • La estética de nuestro tiempo
    Vidales Jaramillo, Luis, 1900-1990
    On the basis of a critical discussion of Colombian poet Rafael Maya, Luis Vidales states that he does not consider the times mundane or individualistic, but rather he thinks we are facing major changes including the bold emergence of a new aesthetic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1087884

  • La pintura colombiana
    Vidales Jaramillo, Luis, 1900-1990
    This article mentions the Colombian artists Judith Márquez, Cecilia Porras, and Lucy Tejada who showed their work at Three Women Painters of Colombia, the exhibition held at the Pan-American Union in Washington, DC, May 5–25, 1960. They were [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1088456

  • La pintura de Gómez Jaramillo
    Vidales Jaramillo, Luis, 1900-1990
    The critic Luis Vidales Jaramillo reviews the fresco La liberación de los esclavos [The Freeing of the Slaves] by Ignacio Gómez Jaramillo at the National Capitol of Colombia. Vidales Jaramillo considers it a successful work because it expresses “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1089251

  • Las modernas corrientes de la pintura : la lucha por lo revolucionario
    Vidales Jaramillo, Luis, 1900-1990
    In this article, the Colombian writer and critic Luis Vidales evaluates aesthetic methods based on spiritual causality, as distinct from positivist doctrines that seek causality in external phenomena. He suggests that style—that is, the technical [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1088481

  • Notas sobre el séptimo salón de artistas colombianos
    Vidales Jaramillo, Luis, 1900-1990
    In this article, which consists of notes on the Séptimo Salón de Artistas Colombianos held in 1946, critic Luis Vidales Jaramillo addresses six issues. First, he cites the aesthetic doctrine of Italian professor Matteo Marangoni, which he then uses [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1089559

  • Nuevas caricaturas de Omar Rayo : exposiciones
    Vidales Jaramillo, Luis, 1900-1990
    In this article, Luis Vidales reflects on the art of caricature after viewing an exhibition of works by the young artist Omar Rayo, who distorts and contorts lianas to create his images. Vidales begins by asking where caricature stands within the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1089504

  • Origen del estilo en el arte : especial para la "Revista Contemporánea"
    Vidales Jaramillo, Luis, 1900-1990
    In this text, writer Luis Vidales compares an aesthetic method grounded on spiritual causality to positivist formulations that see causality as residing in external phenomena. Vidales maintains that style (defined as technical aspects of the work of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1079647

  • Prólogo
    Vidales Jaramillo, Luis, 1900-1990
    In this prologue to Tratado de Estética [Aesthetic Treatise], Colombian poet and critic Luis Vidales outlines the tenets of his theory and the framework of his research. In essence, his treatise attempts to refute “aesthetic systems” that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1080374

  • Reflexiones sobre la Escuela de París y el arte americano
    Vidales Jaramillo, Luis, 1900-1990
    In this article published in Revista Espiral in 1945, critic Luis Vidales Jaramillo responds to the missive that Basque sculptor Jorge de Oteiza addressed to artists from the Americas, published a few months earlier in Revista de la Universidad del [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1089744