Name Descriptor: Correa, Carlos, 1912-1985×
  • Arte y mitología
    Traba, Marta
    Argentine critic Marta Traba begins this article by stating that a country must confront its “artistic mythology” by revising and overcoming established concepts and values in order to “lay the basis for solid and worthy art” and to educate [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1052787

  • Carlos Correa, pintor de la vida
    Uribe Piedrahita, Cesar
    Scientist and humanist César Uribe Piedrahita delivered this speech at the opening of the 1938 exhibition of painter Carlos Correa held at the Sociedad Colombiana de Ingenieros [Colombian Society of Engineers] in Bogotá. Uribe Piedrahita described [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1098176

  • Crítica de una obra inmoral
    Murcia Riaño, Jorge, 1895-; Ospinosa, Eduardo, S. J.; García, Juan Crisóstomo, 1883-1967
    This text is a report submitted to the Archbishop of Bogotá in 1942. It was prepared by three priests sent to visit the III Salón Nacional de Artistas held at the Biblioteca Nacional in Bogotá and to report on the painting Anunciación [ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1087734

  • Crónica de la moderna pintura colombiana (1934-1957)
    Engel, Walter, 1908-2005
    In these two supplements, Viennese historian and critic Walter Engel describes exhibitions and artists that in his view shaped the modern art scene in Colombia from 1934 to 1957. Engel distinguishes two distinct periods: 1934 to 1951, and 1952 to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 860727

  • El americanismo de los años 40 y la nueva vanguardia colombiana
    Medina, Alvaro, 1942-
    “El americanismo de los años 40 y la nueva vanguardia colombiana” [The Americanism of the 1940s and the New Colombian Avant-Garde], an essay by the historian Álvaro Medina, published in 1978, discusses the artistic languages inspired by the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1094332

  • El pintor colombiano = The Colombian painter : Carlos Correa
    Friede, Juan, 1901-1990
    Businessman, historian, and critic Juan Friede wrote this book on painter Carlos Correa in 1945, (when Correa was thirty-three years old), as one of his efforts as a patron of the arts. This book is significant because it furthered Correa’s career [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1093417

  • Exposición de pintura contemporánea : octubre 1948
    Museo Nacional de Colombia
    [This document includes] a four-page brochure whose first page reads: “Universidad Nacional de Colombia/ Museo Nacional/ Exposición de pintura/ contemporánea/ octubre 1948.” The other three pages contain the names of the artists participating [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 868459

  • Ideas sobre la cultura nacional y el arte realista
    Posada, Francisco, 1934-1970
    This essay, written by the Colombian attorney and philosopher Francisco Posada, is divided into nine parts: (i) an untitled introduction; (ii) “Colonial Feudalism”; (iii) “Realism and Social Conflict”; (iv) “Painting”; (v) “The Current [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1088948

  • Ignacio Gómez Jaramillo
    Alvarez D'Orsonville, José María
    In this interview, originally published in 1956, painter Ignacio Gómez Jaramillo speaks of his childhood and formative years. Regarding his childhood, he reports that with the support of his mother, he started “doodling” at a young age. Indeed, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1093465

  • La anunciación : prólogo
    Correa, Carlos, 1912-1985
    Twenty-five years after the scandal caused by his painting Anunciación [Annunciation] (1941), Colombian painter Carlos Correa compiled a wide range of articles related to the case that appeared in the press during a twenty five-year period. The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1093932

  • La figura en la pintura colombiana
    Engel, Walter, 1908-2005
    In this article, the art critic Walter Engel, an Austrian based in Colombia, wrote an overview of how various contemporary artists represent the human figure. To Engel, regarding this genre, in concept “no period or country may claim [it] for [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134694

  • La intervención del Señor Arzobispo en lo del cuadro de Correa
    Ospinosa, Eduardo, S. J.; Murcia Riaño, Jorge, 1895-; García, Juan
    This chapter gathers texts in which the Colombian ecclesiastical authorities established their position with respect to Carlos Correa’s painting, La Anunciación [The Annunciation] (1941)—painting withdrawn from the II Salón Anual de Artistas [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1099186

  • La pintura de Carlos Correa
    Airó, Clemente, 1918-
    The writer and critic Clemente Airó wrote an article about Carlos Correa in issue number twenty-six of Espiral [Spiral] magazine (1944–75), which the former edited. The article was a tribute to Correa on the occasion of the retrospective [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1131743

  • La Pintura de hoy en Colombia
    Traba, Marta
    The author of this document claims that Colombian painting has no past. According to the Argentine critic Marta Traba, the visual arts produced in Colombia from the late nineteenth century through the mid-twentieth century are of no interest [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 868594

  • La pintura moderna tendrá dos polos en la post-guerra
    Engel, Walter, 1908-2005
    In this short essay, critic Walter Engel attempts to demonstrate that, due to the maturity, breadth, and social content of its painting, Latin America will become a new center for art on a par with Paris. Engel—an Austrian critic who lived in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134710

  • Rubrica : inexperiencia pictórica frente a una exposición
    Mejía y Mejía, José
    On the occasion of an exhibition at the Instituto de Bellas Artes de Medellín that included paintings by Colombian artists such as Paulina Uribe de Escobar and Carlos Correa, the journalist José Mejía y Mejía published an article in which he [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1098224

  • Vigencia de lo nacional : una entrevista con el maestro Carlos Correa
    This interview was conducted in 1961 on the occasion of an exhibition of the work of the painter Carlos Correa in Medellín. The interviewer describes Correa as an “authentically Colombian figurative artist” and a “fortunate harvester of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1094044