Name Descriptor: Porras, Cecilia, 1920-1971×
  • Cecilia Porras
    Grau, Enrique, 1920-2004
    In this text, the Colombian artist Enrique Grau writes about fellow artist Cecilia Porras. Both were part of the generation of the twenties associated with the Colombian abstract avant-garde. Grau pays tribute to his friend, who had died by the time [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1132548

  • Por qué pinto
    Porras, Cecilia, 1920-1971
    In 1960, the Cultural Department of the Colombian Ministerio de Educación Nacional opened a space in the Biblioteca Nacional of Bogotá to exhibit seventeen paintings by Cecilia Porras. In this text, the artist describes her beliefs, the elements [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1132532

  • 23 pinturas colombianas
    This catalogue was published by the Banco de la República of Colombia in February 1963 in conjunction with the exhibition of twenty-three paintings from the bank’s Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango art collection. The exhibition was held in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1129260

  • Salón de arte moderno
    Biblioteca Luis-Ángel Arango (Bogotá, Colombia)
    This document is the catalogue to the Salón de Arte Moderno held in the exhibition hall of the Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango in November 1957. In addition to an introduction, the catalogue contains a list with basic information (style, dimension, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1129243

  • Obregón, Cecilia Porras, Roda
    In the October and November 1956 issue of Mito, the magazine’s editorial staff discusses the artistic spirit of Alejando Obregón, Cecilia Porras, and Juan Antonio Roda in relation to solo exhibitions of each one’s work. Obregón’s show at the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1100156

  • La exposición de Cecilia Porras
    Gaitán Durán, Jorge, 1924-
    Critic Jorge Gaitán Durán presents artist Cecilia Porras in relation to recent Colombian art history and to the specificity of her work. Gaitán Durán deems Porras “the greatest revelation in Colombian painting” of the time and one of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1100124

  • Cecilia Porras : una revelación artística
    Engel, Walter, 1908-2005
    In this text, the Austrian art critic based in Colombia, Walter Engel, discusses the exhibition by the painter, Cecilia Porras, at the gallery El Callejón in Bogotá (July 1955). Engel begins by remembering 1948 as an important year in terms of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1099021

  • Cecilia Porras : el triunfo de Arlequín
    Traba, Marta
    In this article, Marta Traba reviews the solo exhibition that Cecilia Porras presented at the El Callejón gallery in Bogota in November 1956. Traba is pleased to see progress and major improvements compared to the work the artist exhibited the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1098290

  • Salón de Arte Moderno de la Biblioteca del Banco de la República
    Traba, Marta
    Art critic Marta Traba assesses the work on exhibition at the Salón de Arte Moderno [Salon of Modern Art] that took place at the Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango of the Banco de la República de Colombia. Traba claims that this event was the best [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1098126

  • Tres pintoras colombianas en la Unión Panamericana
    This article discusses the exhibition Three Women Painters of Colombia held at the Pan American Union in Washington, D.C., from May 5 to May 25, 1960. The exhibition featured the work of Judith Márquez, Cecilia Porras, and Lucy Tejada; José Gómez [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1080244

  • Pintoras colombianas contemporáneas
    Engel, Walter, 1908-2005
    In the book Pintoras colombianas contemporáneas, Austrian critic Walter Engel presents a group of [women] artists that actively participated in the country’s art scene during the forties and fifties. Engel explains that the selection is not based [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 864629

  • Pequeña historia del M.N.A.P. [Movimiento Nacional de Artes Plásticas]
    Delgado, Oscar, 1930-
    This document by Óscar Delgado, editor of the Colombian journal Índice Cultural [Cultural Index], reports on the creation of the Movimiento Nacional de Artes Plásticas [National Visual Arts Movement] in 1955. The article presents the main [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 858455