Name Descriptor: Benmayor, Samy, 1956-×
  • Apuntes para una década (1980-1990)
    Galaz, Gaspar, 1941-
    1990
    In this brief essay Gaspar Galaz discusses a series of landmark events that took place in the 1980s and 1990s. In his opinion this period was characterized by an economic boom in Chile (fueled by neoliberal policies) and by conceptual approaches to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 736102

  • Arte en Chile de veinte, treinta años
    Oyarzún Robles, Pablo, 1950-
    1999
    In this article Pablo Oyarzún provides a critical review of the art produced over the course of three decades. He notes the lack of a tradition that could bear witness to and interpret art production in Chile. From the early twentieth century& [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745095

  • Historias de mancha : marca, superficie y borde
    Nordenflycht Concha, José de, 1970-
    2000
    José de Nordenflycht discusses Justo Pastor Mellado’s curatorial vision for Chile 100 Años Artes Visuales. He mentions the area that included five painters who all studied at the Universidad de Chile: José Balmes, Samy [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745760

  • Promoción 80
    Ivelic, Milan, 1935-
    1981
    In this essay, Milan Ivelic writes about the third group exhibition of the Promoción 80 [Class of ’80]. He explains why these artists are “a group,” noting their age, where they were educated, and how they approach art in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 740347

  • Retroactivaciones de un proceso
    Richard, Nelly, 1948-
    1983
    In this essay Nelly Richard addresses the new approach to painting taken by some artists in response to what she referred to as the Escena de Avanzada. In her review of the BENMAYOR/DIAZ/DITTBORN/DUCLOS/LEPPE exhibition, Richard discusses the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 730159

  • Return to the pleasurable=La vuelta a lo placentero
    Richard, Nelly, 1948-
    1986
    Nelly Richard focuses on a number of artists as part of her assessment of the status of painting in Chile during the 1970s and 1980s. She discusses a selection of works by a group of artists who take a critical approach to the painting tradition, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743686

  • Sobre arte y política(s) : contraoficialidad, poder y lenguajes
    Richard, Nelly, 1948-
    1989
       In her essay “Sobre arte y política(s): contraoficialidad, poder y lenguajes,” written for the exhibition catalogue Cirugía plástica (Plastic Surgery), Nelly Richard reflects on the socio-political and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 736073

  • Un amor de leche
    Mellado, Justo Pastor, 1949-
    1984
    The curator and critic Justo Pastor Mellado wrote this essay to be included in the catalogue for Se me nubla la cabeza. Te quiero y no puedo amarte más, the exhibition of paintings by Samy Benmayor at the Galería Sur (Santiago, 1984). [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 756978