Name Descriptor: Minujin, Marta, 1941-×
  • ¿Por qué preferir una mujer a otra?
    1966
    This article is a review of the Premio Torcuato Di Tella 1966 [The Torcuato Di Tella Prize of 1966]; it describes the panorama and points out that on this occasion the Pop artists have rediscovered the attitude of creation; within it the personal is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759838

  • "Magnet - New York": conceptual, performance, environmental, and installation art by latin american artists in New York
    Stellweg, Carla
    1988
    In this article, scholar Carla Stellweg discusses the position of New York as the world art center during the 1960s and ‘70s, which attracted many artists from Latin America who came eager to experience its artistic effervescence firsthand. Through [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 841710

  • [En Buenos Aires, a los veintiocho dias del mes de septiembre...]
    Restany, Pierre; Greenberg, Clement, 1909-1994; Romero Brest, Jorge
    1964
    The jury appointed to judge the 1964 Premio Instituto Torcuato Di Tella [Torcuato Di Tella Institute Prize]—whose members included the critics Jorge Romero Brest (Argentina), Clement Greenberg (United States), and Pierre Restany (France)—decided [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762276

  • [Letter] 1964 septiembre 16, Buenos Aires [to] Samuel Paz
    Rubió, Nicolás
    1964
    The letter sent by artist Nicolás Rubió to Samuel Paz expresses his dissatisfaction due to the impossibility of carrying out Operación corpiño [The Bra Operation], an action that consisted of depositing a collection of bras and panties at the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762336

  • 6 artistas en Lirolay : Sexteto
    Galería Lirolay (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
    1964
    This document is a catalog for the exhibition 6 artistas en Lirolay. Sexteto [Six Artists in Lirolay: Sextet] (Buenos Aires: Galería Lirolay, January–February 1964). The participating artists were: Delia Cancela, Zulema Ciordia, Pablo Mesejean, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760952

  • A la opinión pública del “Instituto Torcuato Di Tella”
    Movimiento Pro-Retorno de Marta Minujín
    1968
    This pamphlet critiques the Instituto Torcuato di Tellas’s “Experiencias 68” [1968 Practices] in an ironic tone. The text substitutes the name “Experiencias Visuales” [Visual Practices] for “Sexual Practices” and mocks all of the works [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758971

  • A proposito de la Menesunda
    González Lanuza, Eduardo, 1900-
    1965
    This text introduces the conferences organized by Eduardo González Lanuza at Galería PROAR. His intention is not to speak from an aesthetic point of view on La Menesunda [Hodgepodge] but rather of Jorge Romero Brest’s conference held on June 11 [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760004

  • Algo acerca de “La Menesunda”
    Isele, Ernesto
    1965
    Within the framework of the dizzying changes taking place in the everyday life of Argentineans at that time, the article reports on the reaction provoked by La Menesunda [Hodgepodge]. After describing some of the viewers’ opinions, it mentions the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762128

  • Arte : Ortopedia, humor y algunas obsesiones
    1964
    This article describes the characteristics of the works included in the exhibition Sexteto [Sextet] (Buenos Aires: Galería Lirolay, 1964) and reprints the artists’ opinions regarding the show’s classification as Pop art, a term that was used by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760919

  • Arte en las calles
    Padín, Clemente, 1939-
    1990
    In this essay, the artist and performer Clemente Padín explains the concept of “street art and urban art” following the alternative art exhibition, Tomarte, held in the city of Rosario, Argentina, in April 1990, with the pretense of injecting [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1243093

  • Arte Guarango para la Argentina de Menem
    Restany, Pierre
    1995
    The question asked by French art critic Pierre Restany in this article is this: how is the political and general cultural context of the 1990s, characterized by the double presidential mandate of Carlos Saúl Menem, related to artistic productions? [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 769571

  • Arte Nuevo de la Argentina = New Art of Argentina
    Instituto Torcuato Di Tella
    1964
    This is from the catalogue of the Nuevo Arte de la Argentina [New Art of Argentina] exhibition (Buenos Aires: Instituto Torcuato Di Tella, February 18 through March 8, 1964). The document explains that the goal of the exhibition was to present, in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 753895

  • Buenos Aires 64
    Parpagnoli, Hugo
    1964
    The text explains that the selection criteria for the artists appearing in the exhibition Buenos Aires 64 (New York: Pepsi-Cola Co., September 1964) was to show different vanguard groups’ expressions existing in Buenos Aires. It briefly describes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 768114

  • Buenos Aires inundado por un escandalo que tiene bastantes dosis de inocencia : ¿Arte vivo o arte de vivos?
    1965
    The text describes the environments presented in La Menesunda [Hodgepodge]. It emphasizes its scandalous nature, judging it to be an art fraud committed against the public. It refers to a survey conducted by the journalist on the attending public, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759807

  • Compilaciones : de Minujín a Payró
    1965
    This article reports on the publication of the book Genio y figura de Roberto J. Payró [The Genius and Figure of Roberto J. Payró] written by Eduardo González Lanuza. The author points out the imbalance between the information and the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759790

  • El arte de los significados
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1968
    This text was presented by León Ferrari (1920–2013) for discussion at the Primer Encuentro Nacional del Arte de Vanguardia [First National Conference of Vanguard Art] (Rosario, Argentina, 1968); it proposed what he called an “arte de los [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755986

  • El hombre antes que el hombre
    Squirru, Rafael, 1925-
    1962
    Rafael Squirru explains that the idea for this exhibition as well as its “puesta en marcha” [initiation] arose from a conversation with Martha Minujín and Rubén Santantonín regarding the defeatist and indifferent situation of the country’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758601

  • Happening
    1966
    Written in a mocking, ironic tone, this article describes the details of a supposed happening that never actually happenedincluding where it took place, who was there, what they were doing, etc. A strange item is mentioned: the happening was supposed [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 750832

  • Happening para un jabalí difunto
    Eichelbaum, Edmundo E.
    1966
    In this apocryphal newspaper article, the author relies on a number of the standard stereotypes that were used in the Argentine press at that time to refer to experimental art: snobbishness, frivolousness, madness, partying, irrationality, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 750866

  • It's a woman's week in art
    Kemble, Kenneth, 1923-
    1961
    Kenneth Kemble writes about the exhibitions taking place in several galleries. By observing the works of five female artists, he is able to analyze the variables in Argentinean art at that moment. Based on a formal analysis of this production, he [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 740918

  • La Menesunda o el fin de los ismos
    1965
    The text analyzes the happenings that took place at the Instituto Torcuato Di Tella [The Torcuato De Tella Institute] as an “exhibitionist neurosis.” It likewise makes reference to similar activities held during the same period at the Segundo [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759822

  • La peregrinación llega al centro : tendencias
    Lebenglik, Fabián
    1990
    The text informs about the curatorial characteristics, artists, and works that are presented at the exhibition organized by the Centro Cultural Recoleta (Buenos Aires), which is sponsored by Página/12 (Buenos Aires), under the title La vuelta al [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 764439

  • Los artistas latinoamericanos frente a las actuales tendencias plásticas
    Bayón, Damián
    1965
    In this article Damián Bayón questions the general state of the art world and the place occupied by Latin American artists within it. He defines the preeminent art trends of the time and then analyzes the way in which Latin American artists are (or [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785938

  • Los últimos esperanzados
    Luzzani, Telma, 1951-
    1986
    This article is an interview with artist Pablo Suárez in which he is questioned regarding his actions within the Argentinean artistic scene of the 1960s. Among the diverse events he relates, he mentions the realization of the happening called La [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760965

  • Marta Minujín
    Squirru, Rafael, 1925-
    1962
    Rafael Squirru introduces Marta Minujín’s exhibition, which was held at the Galería Lirolay in Buenos Aires, in 1962. Minujín uses pieces of cardboard boxes to create her work, which is suffused with her commanding artistic spirit [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 764913

  • Marta Minujín contra el caballete
    1965
    This document contains an interview with Marta Minujin in El Batacazo [Thud!], presented at the Premio Internacional Torcuato Di Tella [Torcuato Di Tella International Prize]. In it she defines the concept of “suceso plástico” [visual event] as [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762145

  • Pintores vs. público : tentativa de explicar la nueva actitud
    1965
    This article reports on the round table organized by the Museo de Arte Moderno of Buenos Aires regarding the new attitude of artists; it also offers some of the opinions proposed [during the event]. The debate was coordinated by the director of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 757968

  • Polémica en torno a “La Menesunda”
    Villar, María Rosa G
    1965
    María Rosa G. Villar sent this letter to the newspaper Córdoba as a reaction to the commentary made by critic Ernesto Isele that appeared in this same publication under the title “Algo acerca de La Menesunda” [A Few Words About La Menesunda], [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758446

  • Premio nacional y premio internacional “Torcuato Di Tella”
    Safons, Horacio
    1964
    The text by Horacio Safons critically analyzes the national prize. Although he agrees, with certain reservations, with the distinction awarded to Marta Minujín, he expresses his complete disagreement with the works of Emilio Renart. Safons considers [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762354

  • Premios Instituto Torcuato Di Tella – Año 1964
    Instituto Torcuato Di Tella
    1964
    Regulations stating both which are the invited artists and the value of the prizes and norms that will be ruling the presentation of the artworks; this includes the materials to be attached and the deadlines [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762240

  • Problemas de "La Menesunda"
    Fèvre, Fermín, 1939-
    1965
    This text by Fermín Fèvre analyzes the upheaval provoked by La Menesunda [Hodgepodge], an installation organized by Marta Minujín, listing questions that touch upon various topics: the classic question regarding “what” is art; if it belongs to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762160

  • Sobre un lamentable espectáculo
    Dessein, Daniel Alberto, 1929-
    1965
    This negative critical commentary by Daniel Alberto Dessein points out that, although the exhibition costs of La Menesunda [Hodgepodge] were well-known, its content proved so surprising to the public that it became reminiscent of the millions [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758463

  • Teoría y práctica de las artes no objetualistas en América Latina
    Acha, Juan, 1916-1995
    1981
    In “Teoría y prácticas no-objetualistas en América Latina” [Non-Objectualist Theory and Practice in Latin America], Juan Acha, the Peruvian art critic who lived in Mexico, explains the basis of his theory concerning Latin American artistic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1088533

  • Una porción de Menesunda
    Eyheralde, Edgardo
    1966
    This document transcribes a poster that appeared in the window of a commercial gallery near the Instituto Torcuato Di Tella [Torcuato Di Tella Institute] in Buenos Aires. The text, dated 10 p.m. on September 30, 1966, mentions the idea of convening [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762089