Name Descriptor: Léger, Fernand×
  • A máquina, Calder, Léger e outros
    Pedrosa, Mário
    1948
    Mário Pedrosa analyzes the relationship that the works of Alexander Calder and other modern artists (especially Fernand Léger) have with industrial production. In his judgment, for Léger, machines are like an incomprehensible and frightening god; [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1085302

  • Aspectos da pintura através de "Marco Zero"
    Andrade, Oswald de, 1890-1954
    1944
    Oswald de Andrade was invited by the American Contemporary Arts to give this lecture in São Paulo in 1944, in which he discusses the two characters he created for a series of novels (that was never completed) entitled Marco Zero. He used these [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 783942

  • Aspectos del arte moderno y la pintura de signos
    Quintana Castillo, Manuel, 1928-
    1984
    In this essay, the visual artist Manuel Quintana Castillo suggests that early twentieth century art represents the demise of the art that preceded it. He explains that modern art promotes communication, encourages personal choice as the basis of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1156023

  • El color en las diversas artes
    Goyburu, Emilio
    1954
    This article by painter Emilio Goyburu contributes to debates on the meaning of abstraction, specifically in terms of the important role that color plays in the arts. Nature, in Goyburu’s view, strikes us by means of color and, as a result, all art [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 859948

  • En blanca y negra
    Miró Quesada Garland, Luis
    1955
    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

  • En la línea de la expresión mas dura
    Oliver, Samuel
    1949
    This document analyzes the exhibition “Arte Abstracto, del arte figurativo al arte abstracto” [Abstract Art: from figurative art to abstract art], organized by the Belgian critic Léon Degand and presented at the Instituto de Arte Moderno of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743063

  • La exposición de arte mexicano en París es un triunfo enorme para México y su arte y para nuestro gobierno
    Gamboa, Fernando
    1952
    This article reports on the success of the exhibition of ancient and modern Mexican art that was presented in Paris and then shipped to Stockholm. In Fernando Gamboa’s opinion, the exhibition was a revelation. The Parisian press described it as the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779879

  • Los artistas extranjeros de la ciudad universitaria de Caracas
    Meneses, Guillermo, 1911-1978
    1957
    Guillermo Meneses discusses the foreign artists invited by the architect Carlos Raúl Villanueva to work with him on his plan to incorporate art into the proposed Ciudad Universitaria in Caracas. Meneses begins by mentioning the artistic merits of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1060120

  • Prefácio
    Andrade, Mário de, 1893-1945
    1933
    SPAM (Sociedade Pró-Arte Moderna) was founded in December 1932 in São Paulo. Its stated goals were to create closer artistic ties, and relationships between artists and the public. The catalogue for the SPAM 1ª Exposição de Arte Moderna includes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 783393