Name Descriptor: Homar, Lorenzo×
  • [Letter] 1980 Agosto 28, La Habana, Cuba [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Beltrán, Félix
    The Cuban professor Félix Beltrán writes to Lorenzo Homar to tell him about the difficulties he encountered on entering the United States for a lecture tour. An unresolved case involving secret activities in the state of New Jersey created problems [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863938

  • [Letter] 1981 May 16, México, D.F. [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Beltrán, Alberto
    1981
    The Mexican artist Alberto Beltrán writes to Lorenzo Homar to tell him that the Mexican printmaker Adolfo Quinteros is having a difficult time. He also mentions that a new museum is to be opened in front of the Museo de Arte Moderno to house the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863919

  • [Letter] 1982 Enero 12, Cali, Colombia [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Alcántara, Pedro, 1942-
    1982
    The Colombian artist Pedro Alcántara writes to Lorenzo Homar asking him to participate in the production of the portfolio “Grandes Maestros de la Plástica Latinoamericana” [Great Masters of Latin American Visual Art]. Ten artists are to be [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863843

  • [Letter] 1987 Diciembre 19, Ciudad de México [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Beltrán, Alberto
    1987
    In this letter from Mexican printmaker Alberto Beltrán to his friend and colleague, Puerto Rican Lorenzo Homar, the former discusses the 50th anniversary of the Taller de Gráfica Popular [TGP, People’s Print Workshop] in Mexico. Beltrán tells [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 856271

  • [Letter] 1987 September 2, San Juan, Puerto Rico [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Alvarado Morales, Manuel
    1987
    Manuel Alvarado Morales, at the time the dean of the humanities faculty at the University of Puerto Rico, writes to Lorenzo Homar to thank him for the poster created in celebration of the centenary of the Spanish writer Zenobia Camprubí Aymar. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863785

  • [Letter] 1989 Febrero 14, The University of Iowa [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Lasansky, Mauricio, 1914-
    1989
    In this letter to Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar, Argentine artist Mauricio Lasansky states that he resents the fact that the Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano y del Caribe [Latin American and Caribbean Print Biennial, San Juan] is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 864217

  • [Letter] 1996 Mayo 15, San Juan, Puerto Rico [to] Lorenzo Homar y contestaciones de Lorenzo Homar
    Díaz Hernández, Luis Edgardo; Homar, Lorenzo
    1996
    Luis E. Díaz Hernández, executive director of the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña [Puerto Rican Cultural Institute] (ICP), sent a letter to the artist Lorenzo Homar with a questionnaire consisting of five questions. The objective of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 856255

  • [Letter] Alberto Beltrán [to] Lorenzo Homar, México, 30 de diciembre 1986
    1986
    Alberto Beltrán, a Mexican printmaker, writes to Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar to discuss recent art events and news in Mexico. Beltrán tells Homar that he has heard that art critic Raquel Tibol is in Puerto Rico, and mentions the recent [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 856287

  • [Letter] s.d., s.l. [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Camacho, Paul, 1929-1989
    The Puerto Rican artist Paul Camacho writes to Lorenzo Homar about his disagreement with a critique of his work that appeared in Frente. Camacho tells Homar that he expressed his disapproval but was outvoted and the Editorial Board of Frente decided [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863979

  • [Originales a Rodríguez Morales ICP...]
    Alcántara, Pedro, 1942-
    1976
    Colombian artist Pedro Alcántara informs his Puerto Rican colleague Lorenzo Homar that the individuals who signed the letter sent to Luis Manuel Rodríguez Morales, director of the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña (ICP), represent a majority of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 825518

  • Arte de la resistencia en Puerto Rico
    Traba, Marta
    1976
    Marta Traba, the Argentine critic who lived in Puerto Rico for some time, accepts that there is a political and cultural “art of resistance” in Latin America and in Puerto Rico. This “resistance” refuses to follow aesthetic models developed [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1060984

  • Arte y tradición del cartel en Puerto Rico : conversación con Lorenzo Homar = Art and tradition of the poster in Puerto Rico : conversation with Lorenzo Homar
    Ramírez, Mari Carmen, 1955-
    1985
    In this interview by Puerto Rican curator Mari Carmen Ramírez, printmaker and artist Lorenzo Homar speaks of how he became interested in silkscreen; in addition to his career as a poster artist; the primary function of the poster medium; what [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 822261

  • Boletín no. 94
    Museo de Arte Moderno La Tertulia
    1976
    This text is Boletín No. 94, issued in September 1976, included in the volume of Boletines No. 63 to 118 (January 1971 to December 1978), bound [and published] by the Museo de Arte Moderno La Tertulia in Cali. This was one of a series of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1093256

  • De cómo llegué a interesarme en el oficio de las máquinas lentas
    Gotay, Consuelo
    1993
    The Puerto Rican artist Consuelo Gotay writes about how she first became interested in typography and manual printing presses, which inspired her to produce portfolios in which [she could] show prints. She also talks about her experiences with some [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1055156

  • Desglose de documento 4-0- (3887)
    1966
    Police Lieutenant José Nevárez Aquedo reports that on page five of the October 4, 1965 edition of El Mundo newspaper, a full page advertisement appeared, the title of which was “Puerto Rico llama a la conciencia de los Estados Unidos y del Mundo [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 864063

  • Discursive Images and Resonant Words Address the Vox Populi: The Visceral Art of Carlos Cortéz Koyokuikatl
    Sorell, V. A. (Victor A.)
    2001
    In this catalogue essay, Victor Alejandro Sorell considers the 36-year career (spanning 1964–2000) of the Chicano artist Carlos Cortez, praising him as the “quintessential artist-reporter,” and emphasizing his virtuosity as a master printmaker [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 840498

  • El portafolio colombiano de Lorenzo Homar
    Ruiz de la Mata, Ernesto
    1984
    The Puerto Rican critic Ernesto Ruiz de la Mata interviews the maestro Lorenzo Homar on the occasion of the publication of Primera Colección de Grabados Editada en el Taller de Artes Graficas del Museo de Arte Moderno La Tertulia [First Collection [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 805811

  • El portafolios gráfico o la hoja liberada
    Tió, Teresa
    1995
    This essay by Puerto Rican historian Teresa Tío discusses the historical development of graphic portfolios in Puerto Rico between the 1950s and the 1990s. The essayist’s thesis is based on the fact that Puerto Rico has a long tradition of creating [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 806479

  • En el Centro José Martí : mesa redonda sobre la gráfica y cartelística en Puerto Rico
    Báez Castro, Florencia
    1979
    Cuban journalist Florencia Báez Castro comments on “Gráfica y cartelística en nuestros días,” a roundtable on Puerto Rican art that took place in 1979 at the Centro José Martí. Puerto Rican artists Lorenzo Homar and Antonio Martorell, along [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 864180

  • Entrevista : Lorenzo Homar
    Núñez, Armindo
    1976
    In this interview with journalist Armindo Núñez, Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar, who was chosen to represent Puerto Rico at the Encuentro de Artistas Plásticos Latinoamericanos [Encounter of Latin American Visual Artists] in Cuba, recounts [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 865331

  • Esperanza para el 51 : grupo de artistas boricuas crean entidad sorprendente
    Márquez, Juan Luis
    1950
    Journalist Juan Luis Márquez reports that fellow Puerto Ricans José Antonio Torres Martinó, Lorenzo Homar, Rafael Tufiño, Julio Rosado del Valle, and Félix Rodríguez Báez have organized the Centro de Arte Puertorriqueño (CAP) in order to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 865312

  • Exposición de carteles realizados en el taller del Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña bajo la dirección de Lorenzo Homar
    Squirru, Rafael, 1925-
    1972
    Argentine critic Rafael Squirru writes a critical review of an exhibition of posters held at the Taller de Gráfica [Graphic Art Workshop] of the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña (ICP) [Institute of Puerto Rican Culture]. This workshop was led by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 806353

  • Exposición de La Habana 1967 : Galería Latinoamericana
    Galería Latinoamericana (La Habana, Cuba)
    1967
    This catalogue includes a brief unsigned introduction that discusses the quality of the prints on exhibit in the Exposición de La Habana 1967 held at the Galería Latinoamericana in the Casa de las Américas [House of the Americas], Havana, Cuba. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 864199

  • Exposición de obras patrióticas : Introducción al catálogo Exposición Arte Patriótico Puertorriqueño
    1959
    According to the Puerto Rican writer René Marqués, the exhibition Arte Patriótico Puertorriqueño [Puerto Rican Patriotic Art]—presented from April 24 through May 29, 1959 at the Galería La Pintadera in San Juan—is an expression of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 853475

  • Exposición de pintores puertorriqueños elogiada por la crítica de Nueva York
    1957
    This anonymous article, published in Semana [Week] magazine, reports on the positive critical response to the 1957 exhibition of Puerto Rican art presented at the Riverside Museum in New York. The article also mentions several details about the event [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 854610

  • Gráfica puertorriqueña en la casa
    López Oliva, Manuel
    The Cuban critic Manuel López Oliva reviews the collection of Puerto Rican works of art from the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña [Puerto Rican Cultural Institute] (ICP) that was exhibited at the Galería Latinoamericana at Casa de las Américas [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 864143

  • Gráfica testimonial : mediados de los sesenta a comienzos de los setenta
    Pini, Ivonne
    1987
    In her review written for Arte en Colombia magazine, the Uruguayan critic Ivonne Pini presents an overview of works by Colombian artists who were producing testimonial art from 1963 through the early 1970s. After referring to certain aspects of Latin [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1092323

  • Homar y Tufiño : Pintores publican libro sobre Plena
    Rojas Daporta, Malén
    1955
    In this article, the journalist, Malén Rojas Daporta, tells how the Puerto Rican artists, Lorenzo Homar and Rafael Tufiño, created a graphic art portfolio in 1955. Their portfolio was centered on (a form of Puerto Rican popular music called) the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 854252

  • Imágenes de Lorenzo Homar : entre San Juan y Nueva York
    Díaz Quiñones, Arcadio
    2000
    Puerto Rican writer Arcadio Díaz Quiñonez places Lorenzo Homar in the context of the cities of San Juan and New York, where the artist lived and produced his graphic work. He asserts that Homar’s career, like the images in his paintings and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 867116

  • Introducción
    Marrozzini, Luigi
    1963
    In 1963, a group exhibition of Puerto Rican graphic art was organized under the title: Exposición Colectiva de Grabados Puertorriqueños: Pequeña Retrospectiva [Small Retrospective]. Regarding the exhibition, the Italian art buyer Luigi Marrozzini [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863214

  • La colección gráfica Esso de Puerto Rico
    1980
    In 1973, Andrew Stasik, director of the Pratt Graphic Center, assembled a collection of Puerto Rican prints later acquired by the Exxon Corporation, which also sponsored an exhibition of the collection that traveled to major cities in the United [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 806115

  • La estampa serigráfica en Puerto Rico : cuatro décadas
    Rosso Tridas, Norma
    1987
    Norma Rosso, a Puerto Rican critic who resided in London, discusses the history of the silkscreen around the world, as well as its advent and later development on the island of Puerto Rico. In her view, silkscreen became the favored medium for a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 806493

  • La VII Bienal del Grabado Latinoamericano
    Cherson, Samuel B.
    1986
    The critic Samuel Cherson gives a historical account of the Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano y del Caribe [San Juan Biennial of Latin American and Caribbean Graphic Art]. He notes that the 7th Biennial (1986) opened 3 ½ years after [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 852865

  • Lorenzo Homar : Maestro, en ocasión de su exposición retrospectiva.
    Martorell, Antonio, 1939-
    1978
    Antonio Martorell, a disciple of artist Lorenzo Homar, praises his “mentor,” who served as an example to many artists from Puerto Rico. Martorell speaks of the life of this prodigious creator so committed to his country’s culture. In Martorell [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861788

  • Lorenzo Homar y el cartel en el Taller del Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueño,1957-1972
    Tió, Teresa
    1982
    The Puerto Rican critic and historian Teresa Tió acknowledges the importance of the Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar, and discusses his evolution as a poster artist at the Taller de Gráfica del Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña (ICP) [ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 804977

  • Los salmos de Martorell
    Traba, Marta
    1972
    This essay by Argentine critic Marta Traba discusses Salmos[Psalms], the folderof verses by Nicaraguan poet Ernesto Cardenal with woodcuts by Puerto Rican artist Antonio Martorell. Traba praises this work, which she believes voices protest in a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 806325

  • Marta Pérez deja huellas en Casa Candina
    García Gutiérrez, Enrique
    1991
    In this essay, Puerto Rican critic Enrique García Gutiérrez discusses the nine reduction woodcuts by Marta Pérez García included in the exhibition Huellas held at Casa Candina, San Juan, Puerto Rico, in 1991. The author asserts that there is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 866395

  • Myrna Báez : carta de desciframiento para entender idiosincracia boricua
    Traba, Marta
    1976
    Marta Traba, the Argentine critic who lived in Puerto Rico for some time, claims that there is a form of Puerto Rican art that can be understood and recognized elsewhere. As examples, she mentions portraits by the Puerto Rican painter Francisco Rodó [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1061008

  • Notas sobre la serigrafía : Entrevista a Lorenzo Homar
    Ramírez, Mari Carmen, 1955-
    1978
    In this interview with Puerto Rican curator Mari Carmen Ramírez, Lorenzo Homar explains how he became interested in the silkscreen technique after working at the División de Educción de la Comunidad (DIVEDCO) and on experiments aimed at achieving [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863424

  • Obra cultural o vitrinismo: Impresiones de la Primera Bienal del Grabado Latinoamericano de San Juan por un observador interesado.
    Fernández Sein, Ana
    This is an essay written by literary critic Ani Fernández Seín about the Primera Bienal del Grabado Latinoamericano en San Juan [1st San Juan Biennial of Latin American Prints] that was presented in 1970. The document includes handwritten comments [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 856367

  • Portada de Puerto Rico Ilustrado. 13 de diciembre de 1952
    1952
    This document is the cover of the magazine, Puerto Rico Ilustrado [Puerto Rico Illustrated], and consists of a photograph of five members of the Centro de Arte Puertorriqueño [CAP, Center for Puerto Rican Art]: Samuel Sánchez, Rafael Tufiño, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 853457

  • San Juan Biennial scores a Philadelphic connection : third of Biennial budget to be Bicentennial
    Bonilla Norat, Félix
    1976
    Artist and essayist Félix Bonilla Norat comments on the visit of the Uruguayan printmaker, Antonio Frasconi, who would be exhibiting his works at the La Casa del Libro [House of the Book] and at the Museo del Grabado [Museum of Graphic Art]. The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 826896

  • Taller de Experimentación serigráfica en el nuevo Museo del Grabado Latinoamericano
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1972
    The printmaker Lorenzo Homar comments on the silk screen workshop he organized at the Museo del Grabado Latinoamericano [Museum of Latin American Graphic Art] for the museum’s inauguration at the time of the Segunda Bienal de San Juan del Grabado [ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 860096

  • Teoría y elogio del cartel puertorriqueño
    Gaya Nuño, Juan Antonio
    1962
    Juan Antonio Gaya Nuño, a Spanish historian who lived in Puerto Rico, explains the difference between the poster and other art forms. He claims that whereas in other countries the poster is used mostly in the spheres of politics, and sales, in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 806437

  • The power of images
    Álvarez, Arlene
    1998
    Arlene Alvarez claims that the visual arts had a strong impact on rural Puerto Rican communities during the 1940s and 1950s. She notes that artists and social workers traveled to rural areas to introduce farmers to modern modes of health care, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 802519

  • Tres décadas de gráfica puertorriqueña
    Benítez, Marimar
    1983
    Puerto Rican historian and curator Marimar Benítez discusses the importance of the print—particularly of the linoleum variety—to artists of the 1950s. Social commentary, condemnation of living conditions among Puerto Ricans, and criticism of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 822323

  • Two films
    The Divison of Community Education
    This document is a pamphlet with a reproduction of the poster entitled Modesta that Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar made for the Puerto Rican film of the same name. On the back of the pamphlet is a brief synopsis of the film in English, as well [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 866299

  • Una Bienal que peca por defecto
    Cherson, Samuel B.
    1988
    Samuel Cherson, a Cuban living in exile in Puerto Rico, gives a brief account of the history of the Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano y del Caribe [San Juan Biennial of Latin American and Caribbean Graphic Art]. He concludes that the 8th [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 852846

  • Vea record del investigado en esta oficina : confidencial : Policia de Puerto Rico División de inteligencia. c. 26000, 30 de octubre de 1967
    Delgado, Carlos
    1967
    [This document is] a confidential report written by Officer Carlos Delgado for the Puerto Rican Intelligence Office, which includes personal information on the artist Lorenzo Homar, such as his address, employment, vehicle, political affiliations, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 864025