Name Descriptor: Barrios, Álvaro, 1945-×
  • [El Museo de la Solidaridad debía funcionar]
    Traba, Marta
    1976
    In the introduction to the exhibition Solidaridad held at the Museo de Arte Moderno of Bogota, Colombia, in 1976, Argentine critic Marta Traba—who lived in Puerto Rico for many years—explains that the Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende was [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863462

  • Álvaro Barrios : raros, preciosos y bellos
    Serrano, Eduardo, 1939-
    1986
    This is an introduction to the work of the Colombian artist Álvaro Barrios, written by the Colombian curator and critic Eduardo Serrano. The introduction is followed by an interview in which Serrano investigates highlights of the artist’s work [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1092518

  • Debate al arte nacional : responden Luis Caballero y Álvaro Barrios
    López de Barcha, Beatriz
    1981
    In an interview for Bogotá-based newspaper El Tiempo, Colombian artists Álvaro Barrios and Luis Caballero discuss their expectations for the art scene in the new decade (the eighties). They address specifically the lack of art criticism in Colombia [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1132837

  • El arte colombiano busca el concepto
    Guerrero, María Teresa, 1941-; Pini, Ivonne
    1991
    Included in the art history research paper La experimentación en el arte colombiano del siglo XX, written by María Teresa Guerrero and Ivonne Pini, is a chapter entitled “El arte colombiano busca el concepto”. This section refers to the visual [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1130950

  • El nuevo traje del emperador
    Caballero Holguín, Luis, 1943-1995
    1979
    In this article, illustrated by the Colombian artist Álvaro Barrios, the painter Luis Caballero adapts the Hans Christian Andersen children’s story El traje nuevo del emperador [The Emperor’s New Clothes] to present the reader with a critical [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1088924

  • El VII Salón Atenas : "Ya que estamos"
    Traba, Marta
    1981
    Written by Marta Traba and published in the magazine Arte en Colombia, “El VII Salón Atenas” is perhaps the harshest criticism of the Colombian salons held in November. Traba argues that despite belief to the contrary, the Salon Atenas has not [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1104875

  • Generación instalada
    García, María Margarita
    1996
    Published in the Bogotá-based newspaper La Prensa on October 31, 1996, the article entitled “Generación Instalada” by journalist María Margarita García is a critical and descriptive review of the fifth edition of the Bienal de Bogotá. The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1132436

  • Génesis de una idea
    Barrios, Álvaro, 1945-
    1981
    The article “Génesis de una idea” [Genesis of an Idea] was published in La Re-vista in the early 1980s. In it, artist Álvaro Barrios explains his interest in French artist Marcel Duchamp, stating that it was through the study of Duchamp’s art [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1079828

  • I Bienal de arte de Bogotá
    González, Miguel, 1950-
    1988
    “I Bienal de Arte de Bogotá” [1st Bogotá Art Biennial], by the Colombian critic and curator Miguel González, is a newspaper article about the event that took place at the Museo de Arte Moderno [Museum of Modern Art] in Bogotá in 1988. Gonzá [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1098338

  • La Ciudad Solar abre sus puertas para siempre : artes gráficas, exposiciones, cine, fotografía, artesanías
    Corporación Ciudad Solar (Cali, Colombia)
    1971
    This document is the postcard invitation to the inauguration of the Corporación Ciudad Solar [Solar City Association], an independent cultural space in Cali, Colombia, established by Hernando Guerrero, Francisco “Pakiko” Ordóñez, and Miguel [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 858505

  • La fotografía como documento en el arte conceptual de Barranquilla
    1981
    This document is an informative flier about the exhibition La fotografía como documento en el arte conceptual de Barranquilla. Inviting the public to attend free of charge, this program references anexhibition to take place on January 16, 1981, in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1131111

  • La obra de Álvaro Barrios
    Serrano, Eduardo, 1939-
    1977
    In this essay the critic and curator Eduardo Serrano introduces the exhibition of works by the Colombian artist Álvaro Barrios at the Museo de Arte Moderno in Bogotá in March 1977. Serrano begins his essay with the most conventional of all [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1099651

  • Los sueños de Álvaro Barrios
    Carranza, María Mercedes, 1945-
    1980
    This text by the poet and journalist, María Mercedes Carranza, presents the work, Sueños con Marcel Duchamp (1980) [Dreams about Marcel Duchamp] by the Colombian artist, Álvaro Barrios, through an analysis of historic context and the artist’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1098766

  • Recordando con ira
    Traba, Marta
    1968
    In this text, critic Marta Traba reviews the exhibition entitled Pintura y Grabado Hoy en Venezuela [Painting and Printmaking in Venezuela Today] held at the Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango in Bogotá in 1968. She questions the representativeness of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1080610

  • Una entrevista
    Spagnou, Mireille
    1968
    The pamphlet for the solo show of works by Álvaro Barrios at the Galería Marta Traba includes a photo of the artist as a cutout figure; the document signed by the artist and the painter-witness Norman Mejía granting power to the art critic Marta [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1099636