Name Descriptor: Grau Araujo, Enrique, 1920-2004×
  • El año artístico de 1946: pintura y escultura
    Gaitán Durán, Jorge, 1924-
    1946
    In this article, poet and art critic Jorge Gaitán Durán takes stock of the activities that took place on the Colombian art scene in 1946. He begins with a reflection on the overall state of the visual arts in the country. He asserts that 1946 [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1132789

  • El pintor Enrique Grau
    Obregón, Alejandro, 1920-1992
    1948
    In this article, Alejandro Obregón criticizes the exhibition of works by fellow painter Enrique Grau at the Sociedad Colombiana de Arquitectos in Bogotá in 1948. Obregón compares the work in this show with Grau’s earlier production, asserting [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1132757

  • El VIII Salón de Artistas : un certamen agónico
    Engel, Walter, 1908-2005
    1950
    In this text, Austrian historian and critic Walter Engel, who lived in Colombia starting in 1938, discusses the suspension of the Salón Anual de Artistas Colombianos from 1947 to 1949. He observes that during that period “historic” events took [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1080581

  • Exposición de pintura contemporánea : octubre 1948
    Museo Nacional de Colombia
    1948
    [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

  • Galería El Caballito
    Engel, Walter, 1908-2005
    1956
    In this article, Walter Engel, an Austrian critic who lived in Colombia, reviews the group exhibition held on the occasion of the opening of “El Caballito” gallery in Bogotá in 1956. Engel asserts that the opening of the gallery represents a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1102725

  • La figura en la pintura colombiana
    Engel, Walter, 1908-2005
    1948
    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 pintura de Grau Araujo
    Gaitán Durán, Jorge, 1924-
    1949
    In this article, Jorge Gaitán Durán discusses the work produced by the Colombian artist Enrique Grau in the late 1940s. Gaitán Durán mentions one of the main paradoxes of modern art: that principles and solutions exist [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1100660

  • Pequeña historia del M.N.A.P. [Movimiento Nacional de Artes Plásticas]
    Delgado, Oscar, 1930-
    1955
    This document by Óscar Delgado, editor of the Colombian journal Índice Cultural [Cultural Index], reports on the creation of the Movimiento Nacional de Artes Plásticas [National Visual Arts Movement] in 1955. The article presents the main [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 858455

  • Reconocimiento a dos maestros : Grau y Negret : 80 años
    Serrano, Eduardo, 1939-
    2000
    In this short article, the art critic Eduardo Serrano introduces the work of artists Enrique Grau Araujo and Édgar Negret on the occasion of their eightieth birthdays. Serrano assures us that Grau has enriched the figurative tradition in Colombian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1129990

  • Vigor y optimismo en la pintura nacional : una polémica sobre pintura
    Echavarría, Rogelio
    1949
    This article by Colombian poet and journalist Rogelio Echavarría sparked a controversy on Colombian painting of the time and its role in a broader Latin American art.  The author begins by contextualizing the problem.  According to Echavarría, a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1091111