Name Descriptor: Gramcko, Elsa×
  • Abstractos inéditos de Elsa Gramcko
    Guevara, Roberto, 1932-1998
    1969
    In this critical essay, Roberto Guevara reviews Elsa Gramcko’s geometric abstraction work. Guevara discusses the importance of the abstract movement (to which he belongs) in Venezuela in the 1950s, which he sees as a new and vigorous expression of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1163749

  • Art in Latin American Today : Venezuela
    Diament Sujo, Clara
    1961
    This text was written for the series Art of Latin America Today: Venezuela by the critic and art historian Clara Diament Sujo. The text historically summarized the development of contemporary art in Venezuela from the Pre-Columbian, colonial, and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1214123

  • Elsa Gramcko
    Schön, Elizabeth
    1997
    This essay by Elizabeth Schön relates the life and work of the Venezuelan artist Elsa Gramcko. She establishes a chronology of her life, explaining her creative phases, and analyzing her philosophy and artistic work. She also places special emphasis [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1152629

  • Elsa Gramcko
    Diament Sujo, Clara
    1961
    In this text, gallerist Clara Diament de Sujo offers a poetic description of the work of Venezuelan artist Elsa Gramcko. She mentions specifically how the work transforms form and matter and uses light and color. Sujo places emphasis on the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1153604

  • Elsa Gramcko
    Trejo, Oswaldo, 1924-1996
    1966
    This essay by Venezuelan writer Oswaldo Trejo analyzes the art of Elsa Gramcko. It describes a number of characteristics of the Venezuelan artist’s creative world, specifically how she uses matter as the defining “content” of her work. Trejo [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1153620

  • Elsa Gramcko : la atracción de las texturas
    Calzadilla, Juan, 1931
    1969
    In this essay, the critic Juan Calzadilla discusses the exploration of Informalist abstract movements by Venezuelan artist Elsa Gramcko, who was in search of new “textures” with which to express her ideas in physical form. Calzadilla describes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1153589

  • Elsa Gramcko of Venezuela
    1959
    This catalogue accompanied the 1959 exhibition of twelve oil paintings by Elsa Gramcko, an abstract artist from Venezuela, at the Pan American Union of the Organization of American States in Washington, D.C. This exhibition marked Gramcko’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1222685

  • Elsa Gramcko por ahora el silencio
    Alvarenga, Teresa
    1979
    The Venezuelan artist Elsa Gramcko is interviewed by Teresa Alvarenga, who describes Gramcko’s house as dark and dismal. The artist tells the journalist about her creative process, and talks about her daily life and her relationship with the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1153652

  • Elsa Gramcko una alquimista de nuestro tiempo
    López Quintero, Juan Carlos
    1997
    In his essay about Elsa Gramcko’s life, the curator Juan Carlos López Quintero provides a chronological account of her work; he reviews most of her creations and lays out a detailed timeline of her various creative periods. He mentions the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1152657

  • Elsa Gramcko y sus cuadros mágicos
    Anzola, Alberto
    1968
    In this essay, the journalist Alberto Anzola assesses the work of Elsa Gramcko. He mentions some of the elements used by the Venezuelan visual artist: scrap metal, storage batteries and other rusty metal. Anzola makes the connection with Renaissance [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1153668

  • Entrevista con Elsa Gramcko : realizada el 30 de agosto de 1976
    Calzadilla, Juan, 1931
    1997
    This article is written in the form of an interview; it consists of a series of questions that the critic Juan Calzadilla asked the Venezuelan visual artist Elsa Gramcko. The questions focus on Gramcko’s artistic development and especially on her [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1152673

  • Exposición de arte suramericano de hoy en el Museo de Dallas, Texas
    Gómez Sicre, José
    This article published in the Boletín de Artes Visuales summarized the exhibition Exposición de arte suramericano de hoy that was presented in the United States by José Gómez Sicre at the Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas (Texas [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1213149

  • Visita al XIX salón de arte venezolano
    Erminy, Perán
    1958
    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