Name Descriptor: Chirico, Giorgio de×
  • [El siglo XIX estalla en una granada fantástica...]
    Moro, César, d. 1956
    1939
    In the introduction to this catalog, César Moro (a celebrated Peruvian poet and artist) alludes to the antecedents of Surrealism within the avant-garde movements of the beginning of the twentieth century. He also identifies the contact points that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752617

  • Agustín Lazo
    Cardoza y Aragón, Luis
    1939
    This article praises the artistic qualities of the work of Agustín Lazo, who participated in the international surrealist exhibition a few months later. Cardoza mentions the visual interpretation of the work of Giorgio de Chirico, as well as the use [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 795181

  • Del abstraccionismo a un nuevo realismo : presente y porvenir de la pintura
    Rengifo, César, 1915-1980
    1948
    In this article César Rengifo explains why the art world is disappointed in abstract formalism, and notes a resurgence of the realist movement. He refers to statements made or positions taken by artists such as Salvador Dalí, Giorgio de Chirico, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1074194

  • Diálogo con Andre Breton
    Valle, Rafael Heliodoro, 1891-1959
    1938
    According to Rafael Heliodoro Valle, the distinguishing feature of the Surrealist movement is that it has “old roots” that set it apart from the rest of the avant-garde. And that, “Mexico, [which] is not a myth,” but has a mythical past has [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774239

  • Divagación en torno al surrealismo
    Gaya, Ramón
    1940
    In this article, Ramón Gaya explains that he was taken aback by the opening of the Exposición Internacional Surrealista [International Surrealist Exhibition] at the Galería de Arte Mexicano (GAM), the gallery run by Inés Amor (1940). It struck [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759151

  • En blanca y negra
    Miró Quesada Garland, Luis
    1955
    In his weekly column in the El Comercio newspaper, Luis Miró Quesada Garland discusses the relationship between ethics and art as part of the debate prompted by the survey about “classical” painting and “modern” painting that was sponsored [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1137712

  • Las modernas corrientes de la pintura : la lucha por lo revolucionario
    Vidales Jaramillo, Luis, 1900-1990
    1941
    In this article, the Colombian writer and critic Luis Vidales evaluates aesthetic methods based on spiritual causality, as distinct from positivist doctrines that seek causality in external phenomena. He suggests that style—that is, the technical [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1088481

  • Prefácio
    Andrade, Mário de, 1893-1945
    1933
    SPAM (Sociedade Pró-Arte Moderna) was founded in December 1932 in São Paulo. Its stated goals were to create closer artistic ties, and relationships between artists and the public. The catalogue for the SPAM 1ª Exposição de Arte Moderna includes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 783393

  • Situación de la pintura joven
    Platschek, Hans, 1923-2000
    1950
    This article is by Hans Platschek who was living in Montevideo between 1939 and 1953. The German artist makes a self- analysis on the resulting situation of postwar modernism, specifically the debated notion of “Art Nouveau or young art” both in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1228378

  • The new image
    Paalen, Wolfgang
    1942
    In this article, divided into eight sections, Wolfgang Paalen identifies the most representative image from a number of different periods, reviewing the Middle-Ages period, the Renaissance, and Modern times. He notes that, when faced with a radical [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772019