Name Descriptor: Borges, Jacobo, 1931-×
  • [Hasta ahora lo que entre nosotros se había llamado …]
    Calzadilla, Juan, 1931
    1965
    The critic Juan Calzadilla wrote this prologue for Borges. Las Jugadoras, the exhibition at the Galería del Techo [de la Ballena]. Calzadilla describes Jacobo Borges’ work as being representative of a new kind of painting that—while not entirely [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1060684

  • [Un día el poeta sentó la belleza en sus rodillas … ]
    Guevara, Roberto, 1932-1998
    1968
    This essay by the critic and curator Roberto Guevara appeared in the catalogue for the exhibition 10 pintores venezolanos de la nueva figuración. In his opinion, figuration has gone down the same cyclical and unstable path as all the other [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1060477

  • [Una exposición de obras de Jacobo Borges…]
    Erminy, Perán
    1971
    The critic and historian Perán Erminy evaluates the work presented by the painter Jacobo Borges at the exhibition Jacobo Borges. Dibujos recientes,hosted by the ¡Viva México! gallery in Caracas. Erminy claims that the Venezuelan artist’s goal is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1060424

  • Arte Latinoamericano en los Estados Unidos : al margen de algunas exposiciones
    Barradas, Efraín
    1988
    The Puerto Rican critic Efraín Barradas writes about the full schedule of exhibitions in the United States, where he lives; according to him very few include Latin American art, since little is known about Latin American artists and their work. Be [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 805513

  • Creado el taller de artistas gráficos : en la dimensión de la venezuela verdadera
    1976
    This newspaper article (signed with the initials L. B. S.) is a review of the founding of the TAGA (Taller de Artistas Gráficos Asociados), which is described as being an extension of the 1960s printmaking movement connected to the workshop of Luisa [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1081157

  • El artista debe superar las limitaciones de las ideologías : Jacobo Borges en Nueva York
    Florez, Armando J.
    1983
    In this interview with Armando J. Florez, Jacobo Borges states that an artist should have a global perspective when it comes to politics and mankind’s real values, and should be free of any limitations imposed by ideologies. The painter believes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1065435

  • El XVIII salón de arte venezolano
    1957
    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

  • Entre la acción colectiva y la búsqueda individual : Jacobo Borges
    Colin, José Luis, 1944-
    1975
    The art critic José Luis Colin interviews Jacobo Borges on the occasion of the latter’s exhibition at the Galería Arvil in Mexico City. Colin notes this Venezuelan painter’s fascination with human rituals and gestures, timelessness, and the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1063769

  • Jacobo Borges
    Palacios, Inocente
    1972
    In this prologue to an exhibition held at Estudio Actual in 1972, critic Inocente Palacios analyzes Jacobo Borges’s pictorial work, which he considers socially committed art. He asserts that the decline of the representation of the human figure, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1060361

  • Jacobo Borges : La pasión de la identidad
    Pérez Luna, Elisabeth
    1975
    Journalist Elisabeth Pérez Luna describes the audiovisual show produced at Parque Central in the framework of the III Conferencia del Mar and interviews its creator and producer, Jacobo Borges. Pérez Luna explains that the show entailed a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1063714

  • Jacobo Borges : La pintura como hermenéutica de la realidad
    Wilson, Adolfo
    In this review, Adolfo Wilson discusses the work produced by Jacobo Borges over the course of two decades, from the 1960s to the 1980s. Wilson reviews the visual artist’s most significant work from that period, analyzing his production as though it [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1060655

  • Jacobo Borges en la ciudad ritual
    Ramos, María Elena, 1947-
    1981
    In this article María Elena Ramos reviews the La Comunión series by the Venezuelan painter Jacobo Borges, which she finds to be a synthesis of the main ideas he had explored in earlier works, such as El Espectáculo (Ha comenzado el espectáculo, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1060525

  • Jacobo Borges en México
    Taracena, Berta
    1976
    Historian Berta Taracena discusses the trajectory of painter Jacobo Borges in relation to the works presented in the show Jacobo Borges: magia de un realismo crítico,held in Mexico City. She explains that Borges’s early work makes use of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1063795

  • Jacobo Borges's creation of potential space = Jacobo Borges e la creazione dello spazio potenziale
    Kuspit, Donald B.
    1988
    The North American professor Donald Kuspit discusses the work of Jacobo Borges in terms of its creation of “potential spaces,” referring to the concept used in the jargon of psychoanalysis. In a potential space—defined as an area midway between [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1060608

  • La colección Clara Diament Sujo
    Benko, Susana
    1995
    Divided into eight chapters, this text by scholar Susana Benko is a study of contemporary Venezuelan art. The first part serves as an introduction, and consists of a brief overview of the Clara Diament Sujo collection. Afterward, she turns her focus [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1156736

  • La pintura, una cuestión existencial para Borges
    Schmied, Wieland, 1929-2014
    1987
    German critic Wieland Schmied establishes that Jacobo Borges has incorporated certain influences from the European tradition into his work through a difficult process. From his perspective as a historian, Schmied explains that the Venezuelan painter [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1064574

  • La visita positiva
    Erminy, Perán
    1965
    In this article, critic Perán Erminy takes stock of Marta Traba’s controversial visit to Caracas in 1965, arriving at the conclusion that the resulting debate was “extremely positive.” As a Venezuelan, Erminy maintains a favorable view of her [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799445

  • Presentación
    Calzadilla, Juan, 1931
    1976
    This text by critic Juan Calzadilla is the introduction to the catalogue for Magia de un realismo crítico, an exhibition of work by Jacobo Borges organized by the Galería de Arte Nacional in 1976. Calzadilla asserts that, of all Venezuelan artists [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1060392

  • Reunión con un círculo rojo : a Borges
    Cortázar, Julio
    1976
    This brief work of fiction by Julio Cortázar, which is dedicated to the Venezuelan painter Jacobo Borges, was inspired by the painting Reunión con un círculo rojo. The Argentinean writer’s main character in the story, Jacobo,  steps into a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1060457

  • Somos una ficción
    Delgado, Lenelina
    1981
    Venezuelan journalist Lenelina Delgado interviews Jacobo Borges on his show, La Comunión. The artist explains that the works in La Comunión were conceptually based on a photograph. He states that by means of the ritual nature of the works in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1063831

  • Tres pintores contra la regresión : Luis Guevara Moreno, Julio Pacheco, Jacobo Borges
    1975
    In this anonymous article, visual artists Jacobo Borges, Luis Guevara Moreno, and Julio Pacheco voice their opinions of the image of Simón Bolívar the Liberator created by José Campos Biscardi. Guevara Moreno remarks on the conditions that make [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1154522

  • Venezuela, Visiones de su pintura del siglo XIX.
    Rodríguez, Bélgica, 1941-
    1984
    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 refers in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 805871