Name Descriptor: Portinari, Cândido×
  • Portinari
    Landucci, Lélio
    The magazine Mensaje, devoted to the dissemination of Brazilian culture in Uruguay, dedicated its twenty-fourth issue, published December 1948, to an analysis of work by Candido Portinari, just at the conclusion of the Brazilian artist’s one-year [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1312931

  • La Primera Misa, mural de Cándido Portinari
    Vitureira, Cipriano S. (Cipriano Santiago), 1907-
    The magazine Mensaje, dedicated to the dissemination of Brazilian culture in Uruguay, devoted its twenty-fourth publication in December of 1948, to the analysis of the work of Candido Portinari, at a time when the Brazilian artist was at the end of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1312738

  • Cándido Portinari no es un creador
    Castillo, Guido, 1922-2010
    In this article, Guido Castillo does not launch an all-out attack on Cándido Portinari because he recognizes the Brazilian artist’s “human values” and his compassion for the suffering endured by some people in the world. But [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1263707

  • Latitud Sur 34º, longitud 58º Oeste. Exposición C. Portinari
    Domínguez, Alfonso
    This article aligns itself among the critiques in 1947 on the work by the artist Cândido Portinari during his stay in Uruguay. They were carried out mainly by the TTA [Taller Torres García]. Alfonso Domínguez was opposed to the deformations and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1226448

  • La libertad en Portinari
    Vitureira, Cipriano S. (Cipriano Santiago), 1907-
    Cipriano Vitureira was one of the main intellectuals who feted Candido Portinari during his visit to Uruguay in 1947. On the whole, the Brazilian painter was well liked by members of the PCU (Partido Comunista Uruguayo) and artists working in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1225346

  • Pintura Mural en América : Síntesis de la conferencia, publicada en "El País"
    Berni, Antonio, 1905-1981
    The Argentinean visual artist Antonio Berni frequently visited the city of Montevideo from 1938, producing various exhibitions; in this article, he expressed his social and political vision of mural art, attributing it with a “constructive” [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1217622

  • En blanca y negra
    Miró Quesada Garland, Luis
    In his weekly column in the El Comercio newspaper, Luis Miró Quesada Garland discusses the relationship between ethics and art as part of the debate prompted by the survey about “classical” painting and “modern” painting that was sponsored [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1137712

  • Por un arte revolucionario
    Grupo Espartaco
    This document is a short manifesto written in 1959 by the Argentinean collective, Grupo Espartaco. The writers denote the importance of art as revolutionary and state that their mission is to integrate the visual arts with political action and social [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1126485

  • Retratos de meus pintores
    Bandeira, Manuel, 1886-1968
    The poet from Recife, Manuel Bandeira, was the model for two portraits, one by Cândido Portinari, the other by Frederico Maron, both of which were exhibited at the Salão de 31 de la Escola Nacional de Belas Artes (Rio de Janeiro). He [Bandeira] [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111005

  • O painel de Tiradentes
    Pedrosa, Mário
    In this text, Mário Pedrosa offers a critique of the Tiradentes mural by Candido Portinari, commenting on the event represented and the monumental nature of the work. He analyzes the form and composition of the mural, concluding that it lacks unity [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111004

  • Portrait of Portinari, the Brazilian artist; Has one-man Show in New York Museum of Art
    Hill, Gladwin
    In order to introduce the Brazilian painter, Candido Portinari, whose exhibition at MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) in New York had just been announced, the writer of this article looks back to the painter’s childhood. The exhibition is a significant [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110890

  • Portinari of Brazil
    Brown, Milton
    In this article, Milton Brown claims that North American interest in and awareness of the work of Brazilian painter Candido Portinari is largely due to the impact of Portinari of Brazil, his solo exhibition at MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) in New York [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110889

  • Cartas de Nova York : Portinari of Brazil
    Carvalho, Victor de
    This text records comments on the success of Cândido Portinari’s exhibition opening in New York at the MoMA (Museum of Modern Art), achievemnent reinforced with his exhibition in Detroit and with the murals displayed at the World’s Fair in New [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110888

  • Portinari
    Arinos de Melo Franco, Afonso, 1905-1990
    The Brazilian intellectual Afonso Arinos discusses the artist Candido Portinari’s popular sensibility that emanates from his works on easel or on his murals. Refuting an argument first made by Mário de Andrade, Arinos believes that Portinari is a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110887

  • Brazilian Bombshell : Candido Portinari's work is best of Latin-Americans
    Sater, Katharine
    In this magazine article, Katharine Sater introduces the Brazilian painter Candido Portinari to the North American public as “a real bombshell.” She is referring to the works presented at the Riverside Museum at an exhibition during the 1939 New [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110884

  • [A pintura mural de autoria de Cândido Portinari]
    Pedrosa, Mário
    In this text critic Mário Pedrosa discusses the Tiradentes mural by Candido Portinari, commissioned by the Colégio dos Cataguases (in the state of Minas Gerais) to be created in a building by architect Oscar Niemeyer. The mural represents the key [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110857

  • Arte, literatura e sociologia: em tôrno do problema da interpretação da vida e da arte como formas
    Freyre, Gilberto, 1900-1987
    This essay is about the proposal of the author Gilberto Freyre about the need for teaching the sociology of art within a planned fine art curriculum, highlighting the importance of this and anthropology. In his opinion, one must try to understand a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110802

  • Uma revelação que a história oficial não registra
    Callado, Antônio
    The author identifies the different phases in the evolution of Candido Portinari’s work; he establishes them between the artist of the 1930s, who condemns social injustice in Brazil—in works such as Café and also in representations of migrant [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110515

  • A Missa de Portinari
    Pedrosa, Mário
    This is a critique by Mário Pedrosa’s of the Primeira Missa no Brasil by Candido Portinari. Pedrosa compares this work to one by Victor Meirelles painted nearly one century earlier on the same topic. He writes that Portinari opts for a visual [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1075493

  • Portinari
    Freyre, Gilberto, 1900-1987
    In this newspaper article, Gilberto Freyre reviews the work of Candido Portinari, whom he considers to be a “genuine representative of Brazilian culture.” According to Freyre, Portinari’s painting expresses a true image of Brazil that should be [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1075292

  • A propósito de pintores e de suas relações com a luz regional
    Freyre, Gilberto, 1900-1987
    In response to the article “Sociólogos versus Pintores” written by the art critic Mário Pedrosa, the Brazilian sociologist Gilberto Freyre speaks up in defense of the painter Candido Portinari. Freyre believes that this painter was treated [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1075199

  • Portinari-his art
    Kent, Rockwell
    With this essay, American artist Rockwell Kent introduced Cândido Portinari to U.S. audiences in the context of cultural diplomacy efforts by the United States to establish closer and friendlier relations among countries of the Western Hemisphere [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 840168

  • [Compreender el mesaje expresivo]
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    In this essay, the well-known Argentinean critic Jorge Romero Brest attempts to assess national problems as they were understood by the most famous Brazilian artists, touching on a raw nerve concerning the differences between the art produced in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 808053

  • Os intelectuais brasileiros respondem ao apêlo de Gabriela Mistral
    Menotti del Picchia, 1892-
    This document is the response from a group of intellectuals who wrote a letter in support of a call by the Chilean poet Gabriela Mistral—the pseudonym of the educator and diplomat Lucila Godoy Alcayaga—for a Continental Conference on Culture in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 807597

  • Arte Latinoamericano en los Estados Unidos : al margen de algunas exposiciones
    Barradas, Efraín
    The Puerto Rican critic Efraín Barradas writes about the full schedule of exhibitions in the United States, where he lives; according to him very few include Latin American art, since little is known about Latin American artists and their work. Be [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 805513

  • Portinari
    Andrade, Mário de, 1893-1945
    In this article, Mário de Andrade discusses Cândido Portinari’s painting, and explains that his heterogeneity of styles, aesthetic and technical concepts and, of course, virtuosity are integral components of the drama of being a contemporary [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 784336

  • O Salão
    Andrade, Mário de, 1893-1945
    This article is about the Salão Nacional de Belas Artes that was organized by the architect Lúcio Costa; it explains that the organizing committee decided that no submission would be rejected. This prompted the “old guard” artists to boycott [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 784285

  • Mostra de arte social
    Machado, Aníbal, 1894-1964
    This is a speech given by writer Aníbal Machado at the close of the Exposição de Arte Social, which he jointly organized with poet Álvaro Moreyra and artist Tomás Santa Rosa at the Clube de Cultura Moderna in Rio de Janeiro in 1935. Machado [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 783982

  • O que foi o 1º Congresso Afro-brasileiro do Recife
    Freyre, Gilberto, 1900-1987
    Gilberto Freyre, the sociologist from Pernambuco, discusses the I Congresso Afro-Brasileiro, held in Recife in 1934. Freyre briefly refers to comments and discussions concerning the viability of the meeting and the informality of the event, among [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 783512

  • Iniciação à pintura brasileira contemporânea
    Navarra, Ruben
    This essay was included in the catalogue for the Exposição de Pintura Brasileira held in London in 1944. Organized by the critic Rubén Navarra, the show presented a broad selection of Brazilian paintings that covered the transition from the 1930s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 783222

  • Portinari
    Andrade, Mário de, 1893-1945
    The noted Brazilian intellectual, Mário de Andrade presents Candido Portinari’s drawings for the Ministério da Educação e Saúde building in Rio de Janeiro, the signature project of Brazilian modern architecture. De Andrade explains that the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 781236

  • O movimento modernista; O movimento modernista II; O movimento modernista III; O movimento modernista IV (conclusão)
    Andrade, Mário de, 1893-1945
    In April 1942, in celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the founding of the Semana de Arte Moderna [Modern Art Week] at the Teatro Municipal in São Paulo in 1922, Mário de Andrade gave a talk at the library of the Ministério das Relações [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 781117

  • Esta paulista familia
    Andrade, Mário de, 1893-1945
    After criticizing the selection made in the United States to represent Brazil at the Latin American Exhibition of Visual Arts that was held in New York during the 1939 World’s Fair, the great Brazilian polymath, Mário de Andrade continues by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 780722

  • O muralismo como marco de múltipla articulação
    Amaral, Aracy A., 1930-
    Aracy Amaral presents the art of the Mexican muralists as the first manifestation of contemporary artists in the Americas which drew on the artists’ own local realities. She notes particularly the interest in muralist art by Brazilian artists such [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 776585

  • Artes plásticas
    Noé, Luis Felipe
    Luis Felipe Noé analizes the work of Argentinian set designer Gastón Breyer as the manifestation of the contemporary visual arts experience. Regarding the work of Kantor, Noé affirms that it possesses classical rigor and freedom of line, similar [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 738275