Name Descriptor: Kemble, Kenneth, 1923-×
  • "Exposición de arte destructivo” o una copa de oxígeno
    Molina, Enrique
    1961
    The poet, Enrique Molina wrote a literary essay on the exhibition on Arte Destructivo [Destructive Art] in which he states that its power is in the unveiling of what is hidden and prohibited. Observed with Surrealism in mind and the imprint of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741894

  • [Discutir el arte es discutir el hombre...]
    Squirru, Rafael, 1925-
    1960
    Rafael Squirru wrote that the Argentinean artist, Kenneth Kemble was a restless artist, who worked ceaselessly in any of his aesthetic searches. Squirru considers that to talk about aa artwork is tantamount to discussing the man; therefore, he [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741836

  • [Escribir sobre Kenneth Kemble...]
    Squirru, Rafael, 1925-
    1963
    Rafael Squirru wrote that Kenneth Kemble’s oeuvre exemplifies the artist’s struggle to develop within a hostile milieu, given that Argentina was not sufficiently contemporary to understand the work produced by this Informalist artist. Squirru [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741669

  • [Letter] 1960 July, Buenos Aires [to] Member
    Royal Society of British Artists (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
    1960
    Invitation for members of The Society of British Artists to attend the Kenneth Kemble lecture on his artwork. He is introduced as a nonfigurative artist [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741321

  • Arte destructivo : Barilari, Kemble, López Anaya, Roiger, Seguí, Torrás, Wells
    Galería Lirolay (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
    1961
    Invitation card for the show Arte Destructivo [Destructive Art]. It is relevant to understand the formal mechanisms of the artistic milieu activated by artists in order to promote the exhibition. Thus exaggerating the show’s radical impact facing [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741505

  • Arte nuevo y movimiento informalista
    Parpagnoli, Hugo
    1959
    Hugo Parpagnoli ponders both the Fifth Annual Exhibition of New Art at Galería Van Riel and the Informal Art trend show at Museo Sívori; both of which demonstrate how Informal art painting has captivated the new generation. Parpagnoli describes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741694

  • Artes plásticas : Kenneth Kemble
    Parpagnoli, Hugo
    1960
    The critic Hugo Parpagnoli describes the ongoing condition of expression and the different processes undertaken by Kenneth Kemble throughout his career. In his opinion, Kemble’s recent works transform pre-manufactured objects into constituent [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741643

  • Artistas y exposiciones : experiencias de Kenneth Kemble
    Córdova Iturburu, C. (Cayetano), 1902-
    1960
    A negative critique by Cayetano Cordóva Iturburu about Kenneth Kemble’s show at Galería Peuser. Córdoba Iturburu refers to “dilatadas grafías” [Blow Up Scribbles] where the artist’s strict automatism is brought to the fore with a dynamic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741593

  • Artistas y exposiciones : la singular exposición de arte destructivo
    Córdova Iturburu, C. (Cayetano), 1902-
    1960
    Cayetano Cordóva Iturburu gives a positive critique of the Destructive art exhibition due to its intelligent organization of the artworks, as well as for the expanded interpretation of art as either life blasted experience or a new poetics [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741878

  • Artistas y exposiciones : pinturas y “collages” de Kenneth Kemble
    Córdova Iturburu, C. (Cayetano), 1902-
    1960
    Cayetano Córdova Iturburu wrote a highly favorable review of the exhibition by Kenneth Kemble at Galería Lirolay. He praised the artist’s ability and training and discussed the text found in the artist’s exhibition catalogue, in which he [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741619

  • Cuadros y exposiciones : óleos y collages de Kemble
    Hernández Rosselot
    1960
    Hernández Rosselot writes about an interview he had with Kenneth Kemble at the artist’s exhibition at Galería Lirolay (December 1960). While interviewed, Kemble discusses his passion for music and points out the three paths of his work: collage, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741632

  • Destruction is new art form : seven Argentines wreck their way to creativity
    Cox, Robert John, 1933-
    1961
    Robert Cox writes that, in the exhibition Arte Destructivo at Galería Lirolay, the artists have created a smart form of displaying destruction, as the antithesis of creation. He refers to both the sale of the works and the participation of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741863

  • Kenneth Kemble : collages y óleos
    González Tuñon, Raúl, 1905-1974
    1960
    Raúl González Tuñón negatively critiques the use of materials within the compositional strategy employed in Kenneth Kemble’s works. The critic regards Kemble’s compositions as a mere nonsense around aesthetic research [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741606

  • Looking at dishcloths : critic B. J. finds there´s more to this art business than mere paint when he goes-
    Barry, James
    1960
    This article is an ironic commentary written by James Barry that negatively refers to the peculiar nature of the works exhibited at Galería Lirolay. Barry focuses on both the assortment of materials used by Kenneth Kemble and the prizes reached by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741580

  • Objetos despachurrados : feria de arte destructivo
    Azcoaga, Enrique
    1961
    Enrique Azcoaga offers a negative critique of the exhibition of destructive art, which he describes as artistically mounted garbage heap, a crude stage, literal and pompier. He outlines the differences between this trend with both Dadaism and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741477

  • One critic says twaddle : abstractist Kemble Smith : but daubist believe in what he´s doing
    Barry, James
    1960
    Barry James reported on Kenneth Kemble’s lecture of July 15, 1960, at the Society of British Artist of Buenos Aires: “Esquemas cambiantes sobre la apreciación del arte modern”[Changing Models on Modern Art Appreciation], in which the artist [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741568

  • Pintores vs. público : tentativa de explicar la nueva actitud
    1965
    This article reports on the round table organized by the Museo de Arte Moderno of Buenos Aires regarding the new attitude of artists; it also offers some of the opinions proposed [during the event]. The debate was coordinated by the director of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 757968

  • Pintura informal
    Parpagnoli, Hugo
    1959
    Hugo Parpagnoli wrote about the exhibitions of Informalist painting in Buenos Aires, defining Informalism as an irrational attitude. On the other hand, the author explained how the viewer must behave while facing this new approach to painting [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741681

  • Smith Kenneth Kemble
    Parpagnoli, Hugo
    1961
    Kenneth Kemble responds to Hugo Parpagnoli’s questions about his preferences between artistic media and between painting and collage. In particular, Kemble discusses the creative process throughout his oeuvre [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741438

  • Sobre el informalismo
    Squirru, Rafael, 1925-
    1959
    Rafael Squirru discusses the term Informalism, analyzing the concept of form in the scholastic, idealist, and Eastern philosophies. Squirru defines art as the sensible manifestation of innermost states of consciousness. He ponders the mystical [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741850

  • Sobre el informalismo
    Squirru, Rafael, 1925-
    1959
    Rafael Squirru discusses the term Informalism, analyzing the concept of form in the scholastic, idealist, and oriental philosophies. Squirru defines art as the sensible manifestation of inner states of consciousness. He remits the mystical intuitions [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741906