Name Descriptor: Poleo, Hector, 1918-1989×
  • El director del museo inaugurará en Alemania la exposición de 12 pintores Venezolanos
    This anonymous article provides a brief review of the exhibition schedule that the Venezuelan artist, curator, and museologist, Miguel Arroyo, who at the time was the director of the Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas, is organizing. The curator’ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1472283

  • Ciudades Universitarias México y Caracas
    Torre, Guillermo de, 1900 -1971
    This essay by the Spanish writer Guillermo de Torre is divided into two separate sections. The first is about the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (located in Mexico City, in Valle del Pedregal de San Ángel), a project in which several [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1172362

  • Visita al XIX salón de arte venezolano
    Erminy, Perán
    In his review of the XIX Salón de Arte Venezolano (1958), the critic Perán Erminy notes the ingenious reliance on historical criteria in the arrangement of works selected for the event, from the old landscape masters to the new style of Abstract [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1172221

  • Arte y Estilo de Héctor Poleo
    Silva, Carlos
    From the seven chapters of the book Poleo. Categorías del espíritu,written by historian Carlos Silva about the paintings of Héctor Poleo, this text represents the third chapter, “Arte y estilo de Héctor Poleo,” wherein the essayist analyzes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1172190

  • Imagen sucesiva de Héctor Poleo
    Antillano, Sergio, 1922-
    In this text, journalist Sergio Antillano examines the life of his friend and contemporary, artist Héctor Poleo, commenting specifically on his studies at the Academia de Bellas Artes in Caracas and the Academia de San Carlos in Mexico City. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1172085

  • Poleo: la opción simbolista
    Chevalier, Denys
    In this essay, the art critic Denys Chevalier presents the reasons why he finds the aesthetics of Héctor Poleo’s work similar to those of Symbolism. According to Chevalier, during that period of the Venezuelan painter’s artwork (late 1960s to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1162167

  • El XVIII salón de arte venezolano
    This anonymous text provides a detailed review of the rooms and halls of the Museo de Bellas Artes (Caracas) containing the works of the XVIII Salón Oficial de Arte Venezolano (1957). The works, according to the author, were grouped in the space by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161294

  • El tema de la figura humana en la obra de Héctor Poleo
    Boulton, Alfredo, 1908-1995
    This essay was written by Alfredo Boulton (1908–95), the Venezuelan historian and art critic. It appeared in the catalogue for the exhibition of works by the painter Héctor Poleo at the Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas (1974). In his essay, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1153964

  • La figuración poética de Héctor Poleo
    Otero Silva, Miguel
    The introductory text in the catalogue of the Héctor Poleo exhibition was written by Miguel Otero Silva. In it he presents a chronology on the work of the Venezuelan artist that focuses on how the artist interprets the human drama through his [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1153948

  • Los últimos veinte años en la pintura de Héctor Poleo
    Da Antonio, Francisco, 1930-
    In this essay on Venezuelan painter Héctor Poleo, historian and critic Francisco Da Antonio focuses on the last twenty years of the artist’s production and ventures a stylistic chronology and interpretation of his art. For instance, he argues that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1153932

  • Héctor Poleo, del realismo a subreal
    Da Antonio, Francisco, 1930-
    In this critical essay, historian Francisco Da Antonio discusses the indebtedness of artist Héctor Poleo to Mexican muralism in terms of form and pictorial technique. He also explores the way in which Poleo’s work differs from the aesthetic- [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1153915

  • Hector Poleo, inventor y fabulador de formas
    Rodríguez, Bélgica, 1941-
    In her essay in the catalogue for the exhibition Poleo desconocido (1997), Bélgica Rodríguez outlines her curatorial ideas. She speaks highly of the Venezuelan painter and his mystic, ethical, aesthetic, and existential qualities, all of which are [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1153899

  • Introducción
    Boulton, Alfredo, 1908-1995
    In his essay—published in the catalogue for the exhibition of works by the Venezuelan painter Héctor Poleo at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas—the historian and art critic Alfredo Boulton identifies three periods in the artist’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1153883

  • La pintura latinoamericana de Poleo
    Palenzuela, Juan Carlos, 1954-
    In this critical essay, historian Juan Carlos Palenzuela discusses what he considers the meteoric rise of the career of Venezuelan artist Héctor Poleo, mentioning specifically the awards he won at a young age, his frequent travels, and his [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1153867

  • Aromas de la gracia
    Junyent, Alberto
    The art critic Alberto Junyent reviews the second exhibition of works by the Venezuelan painter Héctor Poleo at the Galerie Drouant in Paris in 1966. In his essay, Junyent formally reviews the collection of works as a whole from an aesthetic and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1153851

  • Obras recientes de Héctor Poleo
    Junyent, Alberto
    This 1958 review by the Catalan art critic Alberto Junyent of the painter Héctor Poleo’s first exhibition at the Galería Drouant in Paris casts a spotlight on the Venezuelan artist in the French capital. Referring to this event, Junyent takes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1153835

  • Fuentes concretas del surrealismo de Poleo
    Noriega, Simón
    In this chapter of his book, art historian and critic Simón Noriega provides the most extensive and exacting analysis of the life and work of painter Héctor Poleo available in Venezuela at the time. The text is crucial to understanding the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1153819

  • ¿Reinterpretación o Mímesis?
    Noriega, Simón
    There are five chapters in La Pintura de Héctor Poleo, Simón Noriega’s book about the Venezuelan artist. The one chosen here is chapter III, “El surrealismo de Poleo.” Section 4—“¿Reinterpretación o Mímesis?”—presents Poleo’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1153792

  • Poleo y la cultura figurativa de los años cuarenta
    Noriega, Simón
    “El surrealismo de Poleo” is the third of five chapters in Simón Noriega’s book La Pintura de Héctor Poleo. In the chapter’s third section, entitled “Poleo y la cultura figurativa de los años cuarenta”, Noriega reports that the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1153776

  • La pintura moderna tendrá dos polos en la post-guerra
    Engel, Walter, 1908-2005
    In this short essay, critic Walter Engel attempts to demonstrate that, due to the maturity, breadth, and social content of its painting, Latin America will become a new center for art on a par with Paris. Engel—an Austrian critic who lived in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134710

  • Pintura y escultura en la Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas
    “Luis Navarro” (possibly a pseudonym of the author) meticulously describes the participation of each one of the artists involved in the arts integration project led by architect Carlos Raúl Villanueva at the Ciudad Universitaria of Caracas. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 864255

  • Venezuela, visiones de su pintura del siglo XIX.
    Rodríguez, Bélgica, 1941-
    The Venezuelan art historian Bélgica Rodríguez takes a look at the art produced in her country. According to her, twentieth-century Venezuelan art began with the landscape painters who were active in the early part of the century. She [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 805871