Name Descriptor: Cordeiro, Waldemar, 1925-1973×
  • [Produto direto de uma atitude crítica...]
    Cordeiro, Waldemar, 1925-1973
    1960
    This article, written by the Brazilian art critic and theoretician Waldemar Cordeiro, appeared in the brochure for his 1960 exhibition at the Galeria Aremar in the city of Campinas in the state of São Paulo. According to the visual artist and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1087239

  • 10. Salão Paulista de Arte Moderna
    Galeria Prestes Maia São Paulo
    1961
    The country was awash in optimism that year, when Brasília was officially declared the new capital city. The tenth edition of the salão paulista de arte moderna was held at the Galería Prestes Maia, organized on this occasion by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1334818

  • Antíarte artística
    Pignatari, Décio
    1967
    The controversial author Décio Pignatari visited the IX International Biennial of São Paulo in 1967, which inspired him to write a brief overview on the subject of “anti-art.” In one of his brazen statements he claims that “the Biennale is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111106

  • Arte concreta semântica
    Cordeiro, Waldemar, 1925-1973
    1964
    Waldemar Cordeiro formulates a “semantic” version of Concrete art, which, in his view, implies a “qualitative leap” in relation to historical Concrete art as well as new tendencies in art from Europe.  According to him, those tendencies were [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110835

  • Concretismo / Neoconcretismo : quem é, quem não é, quem aderiu, quem precedeu, quem tangenciou, quem permaneceu, saiu, voltou, o concretismo existiu?
    Morais, Frederico, 1936-
    1977
    Frederico Morais uses an extremely long title to provide a précis of his essay. But it only complicates the simplified narratives of a movement—whose embrace of doctrinaire Constructivism was followed by a critical rift between Concrete [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1315134

  • Concretistas na Galeria das "folhas"
    1959
    This brief, anonymous article, published on January 25, 1959, in the Brazilian newspaper Folha de São Paulo, notes that the Galeria de Arte das Folhas closed out 1958 with a group exhibition of Concrete art. The article names the six [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1232732

  • Concretos de São Paulo no MAM do Rio
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    In this essay, Ferreira Gullar critiques the exhibition of works by São Paulo Concrete artists at the MAM-RJ (Museu de Arte Moderna de Rio de Janeiro, 1957). He also critiques Waldemar Cordeiro’s introductory essay and its assertion that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1315102

  • Desexpl(l)os(ign)ção
    Campos, Haroldo de; Campos, Augusto de
    1997
    This brochure was designed in 1996 for the exhibition Desexp(l)os(ign)ição (a compound word meaning something like ignited-signs-that-do-not-explode-in-the-non-exhibition). This event was a historical celebration of the Exposiç& [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1315953

  • Duas linhas de contribuição : Concretos em São Paulo/ Neoconcretos no Rio
    Amaral, Aracy A., 1930-
    1977
    In this introductory essay, which appeared in the catalogue for the paradigmatic exhibition Projeto Construtivo Brasileiro na Arte, Aracy Amaral describes the “revelation” she experienced as she researched the period in question: “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1315176

  • Galeria de arte da folha : prêmio leirner de arte contemporânea
    Galeria de Arte da Folha (São Paulo, Brasil)
    1960
    This flier—produced by the Galeria de Arte das Folhas for the Prêmio Leirner de Arte Contemporânea, 1960—names most of the members of the Concrete art Grupo Ruptura (with the exception of Judith Lauand). They are introduced by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1316812

  • I - O Grupo de São Paulo : I Exposição Nacional de Arte Concreta
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    1957
    When he wrote this text, the Brazilian journalist and critic Ferreira Gullar was highly positive about the participation of the artists (painters and poets) in the Iª Exposição Nacional de Arte Concreta. In the article, the writer presents a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1087166

  • Max Bense : carta-prefácio
    Bense, Max, 1910-1990
    1964
    In this letter to Waldemar Cordeiro, Max Bense responds to Cordeiro’s proposal to undertake an aesthetic analysis of Cordeiro’s Popcretos works. Bense perceives in them two distinct facets—Pop art and Concrete painting—which evidence two [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110838

  • O expressionismo fordista
    Cordeiro, Waldemar, 1925-1973
    1952
    Prompted by the exhibition of work by the North American artist Minna Citron at the Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, Waldemar Cordeiro discusses the historical connection between art and society in the United States. In his opinion, when “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110323

  • Paulistas e cariocas
    Pedrosa, Mário
    1957
    In this article Mário Pedrosa discusses the differences between the São Paulo and the Rio de Janeiro versions of concrete art. In his (rather Manichaeisticly oversimplified) view, the former are a more theoretical, rigid response to the dogmatic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1085056

  • Prêmio Leirner de Arte Contemporânea, 1960
    Galeria de Arte da Folha (São Paulo, Brasil)
    1960
    The leaflet produced for the Prêmio Leirner de Arte Contemporânea (Leirner Prize for Contemporary Art) in 1960 includes a brief biography of each of the artists who won a prize that year. There are also short critiques that focus on [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1232976

  • Resposta a Cordeiro
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    1977
    Ferreira Gullar uses his newspaper column to reply to an article that appeared in the Correio da Manhã in which Waldemar Cordeiro challenged his review of an exhibition of works by Concrete artists from São Paulo at the MAM-RJ (Museu de [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1315118

  • Ruptura
    Charoux, Lothar
    1952
    This manifesto stated that figuration had run its course and exhausted its historic function, and claimed that there was therefore no longer any continuity between past and present. Those who signed the document thus repudiated any type of figurative [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 771349

  • Ruptura
    Charoux, Lothar; Cordeiro, Waldemar, 1925-1973; Barros, Geraldo de; Haar, Leopold; Féjer, Kazmer, 1923-1989; Wladyslaw, Anatol; Sacilotto, Luiz, 1924-2003
    1952
    This is a copy of the original manuscript of the Manifiesto ruptura (Rupture Manifesto) that was signed in 1952 by Waldemar Cordeiro, Geraldo de Barros, Lothar Charoux, Leopoldo Haar, Kazimir Fejer, Anatol Wladislaw, and Luís Sacilotto. The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1232213

  • Waldemar Cordeiro
    Schenberg, Mário
    1963
    This is the text of the announcement of Waldemar Cordeiro’s exhibition at the Galeria Astréia in São Paulo in 1963. In the text, the physicist and art critic Mário Schenberg outlines a view of concrete art that has little or nothing to do with [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1087320