Name Descriptor: Gerchman, Rubens, 1942-2008×
  • O hoje do ontem neoconcreto
    Pontual, Roberto, 1939-
    In this essay, written for the paradigmatic exhibition Projeto Construtivo Brasileiro na Arte, Roberto Pontual discusses the survival of the Neo-Concrete art movement that existed “officially” for “a little less than two years, from [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1315192

  • [Letter] 1977 Novembro 21, Rio de Janeiro [to] Oscar Ferrando, Secretario de Taller, Club de Grabado de Montevideo
    Gerchman, Rubens, 1942-2008
    After Oscar Ferrando, the secretary of the Club de Grabado de Montevideo (CGM), visited the Escola de Artes Visuais do Rio de Janeiro, Rubens Gerchman, the director of that school in Rio, expressed his interest in organizing a number of exchanges [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1193516

  • Gerchman, o artista que testemunha e se faz presente
    Gerchman, Rubens, 1942-2008
    The visual artist Rubens Gerchman writes his own autobiographical profile, including details about his most recent work. He mentions the early challenges he faced, when his work was not understood and was sometimes considered to be unfinished [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111086

  • Rubens Gerchman
    Gerchman, Rubens, 1942-2008; Freitas Filho, Armando; Santeiro, Sergio; Morais, Frederico, 1936-
    Book from the ABC collection (Arte Brasiliera Contemporânea), edited by FUNARTE  (Fundação Nacional das Artes). The volume is dedicated to Rubens Gerchman, and it presents his work alongside a poem by Armando Freitas Filho, using passages that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111072

  • [Letter] 1969, São Paulo, Brazil [to] Rubens Gerchman
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    The synopsis in English are coming soon [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111055

  • Uma arte brasileiro/latino-americana
    Gerchman, Rubens, 1942-2008
    While living in New York, Rubens Gerchman announced that he would no longer paint, and began producing objects instead. Nonetheless drawing continued to be his starting point. Throughout his text, he offers observations on the arts scene of the city [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111052

  • [Letter] 1968 Dec. 30 [to] Walter Zanini
    Gerchman, Rubens, 1942-2008
    While in the United States on a travel scholarship, the artist Rubens Gerchman wrote to Walter Zanini—who at the time was the director of the MAC-USP (Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo)—to tell him that he was in New York [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111051

  • Exorcizando o "Exoticado"
    Machado, Milton, 1947-
    Artist Milton Machado discusses the response abroad, specifically in England, to the group show Continuum Brazilian Art 1960s–1990s, held in Essex in 1995. Machado comments on the appeal of a certain “exoticism” attributed to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110990

  • Os objetos-ideogramas de Gerchman
    Oiticica, Hélio, 1937-1980
    In this essay, written in a critical-poetic style, Hélio Oiticica examines the connections between words and objects in Rubens Gerchman’s work, and calls them “objeto-ideograma” [object-ideogram]. These works seek to hold a dialogue about [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110630

  • [Este trabalho é]
    Gerchman, Rubens, 1942-2008
    This poetic text by the artist Rubens Gerchman is based on the opposition of certain words. Influenced by concrete poetry, this text is similar to works Gerchman produced at the time when the connection between word and image, and word and object, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110626

  • [Apocalipopótese no Pavilhão Japonês]
    Oiticica, Hélio, 1937-1980; Duarte, Rogério
    Hélio Oiticica and Rogério Duarte describe the group experience called Apocalipopótese, a hybrid term that combines the words Apocalypse, hypothesis, and hippopotamus. The essay is written in a decidedly irreverent, poetic style that establishes a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110621

  • Cinema de Artista: 16a. Bienal de S. Paulo
    Canongia, Ligia; Freitas, Iole de, 1945-; Mejía, Adolfo, 1905-1973
    This is the script that was used to introduce the films shown at the Cinema de Artista during the sixteenth Bienal de São Paulo in 1981. The critic Ligia Canongia and the visual artist Iole de Freitas wrote what is essentially a synopsis of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110614