Name Descriptor: Clark, Lygia×
  • [Cada vez que procuro situar]
    Oiticica, Hélio, 1937-1980
    1961
    In this article, the artist Hélio Oiticica discusses the work of Lygia Clark. He believes that her work has become part of a historic art movement, and underscores his connections to the artist’s work. Oiticica expresses his admiration for Clark [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110352

  • 1968: Somos domésticos?
    Clark, Lygia
    1980
    In the middle of 1968—a critical year in the 20th century—Lygia Clark wrote this brief essay on the position that the artist should pursue in society; in the wake of the student protests that began in Paris in May of that year, demands for change [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110516

  • A crise mundial e uma orden estetica = La crisis mundial y un nuevo orden estético
    Morais, Frederico, 1936-
    1984
    The Brazilian critic Frederico Morais suggests that the discovery of artistic production emerging from peripheral locales in nations on both sides of the Atlantic is leading to a process of cultural decentralization. This outward movement from the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 805736

  • A obra de Lygia Clark
    Pedrosa, Mário
    1963
    Mário Pedrosa analyzes Lygia Clark’s artistic career beginning with the elimination of frames for her canvases (during the 1950s) through to the incorporation of the viewer’s action into her work (see her Bichos series) and the full integration [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1085908

  • Abstraction, organism, apparatus : notes of the penetrable structure in the work of Lygia Clark, Gego, and Mira Schendel
    Pérez Oramas, Luis, 1960-
    2010
    In this essay, Luis Enrique Pérez Oramas discusses the typology of Latin American modern art that is designed “to be penetrated” by the viewer, based on an analysis of major works by three Latin American women artists: Brazilians Lygia Clark and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1159688

  • Arte e Ideología en CAyC al Aire Libre
    Glusberg, Jorge
    1972
    This text suggests that although there is no “Latin American art” as such — that is, art produced by Latin American nations — these countries certainly share a number of “common problems” in terms of the social and political reality of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 747360

  • Arte en América Latina
    Rojas-Mix, Miguel, 1934-
    1989
    Chilean art critic Miguel Rojas Mix provides an overview of the exhibition Art in Latin America held at the Hayward Gallery in London in mid-1989. Rojas Mix’s account attempts to explain the curatorial criteria underlying the show, its organization [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1091066

  • Concierto Internacional de la escultura actual : Premio Di Tella en el Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
    Baliari, Eduardo
    1962
    Eduardo Baliari, a critic for the Clarín newspaper, points out in his note that connections are missing among the eight Argentinean artists and the eleven foreign artists invited to the 1962 Torcuato Di Tella Prize; particularly among the works of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759986

  • Crimen es ornamento
    Basualdo, Carlos, 1964-
    1994
    In Crimen es ornamento [Crime is Ornamental], the text of the exhibition catalogue of the homonymous show carried out in the Centro Cultural Parque España, Rosario (Argentina), between September 8 and October 2, 1994, Carlos Basualdo links the works [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 769182

  • De la supression de l'objet (notes) = Da supressão do objeto (anotações)
    Clark, Lygia
    1975
    In this text, Brazilian artist Lygia Clark affirms the presence of man as the backbone of art. She goes so far as to formulate the loss of the object’s relevance as meaning and as means of communication. She posits a relationship between art and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110686

  • Dossier Argentine : Les Fils de Marx et Mondrian
    1971
    This report includes an extensive unsigned article as well as a number of important documents and photos. It begins by presenting the placement and positions of “the boldest artists of their country…and one of the most brilliant teams of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 761610

  • El premio internacional de escultura
    Brughetti, Romualdo
    1962
    Romualdo Brughetti's critique of the Torcuato Di Tella Prize emphasizes some aspects of sculpture that are related to society, materials, and to going beyond the limits of traditional sculpture, as well as its outcome in the art field. After having [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 763954

  • Exorcizando o "Exoticado"
    Machado, Milton, 1947-
    1996
    Artist Milton Machado discusses the response abroad, specifically in England, to the group show Continuum Brazilian Art 1960s–1990s, held in Essex in 1995. Machado comments on the appeal of a certain “exoticism” attributed to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110990

  • I Exposição Nacional de Arte Concreta: 2 - O grupo do Rio
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    1957
    This article reviews the works exhibited by carioca artists (from Rio de Janeiro) at the I Exposição Nacional de Arte Concreta. The poet and critic Ferreira Gullar, who lives in Rio and is the leader of the local concrete art group, discusses the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1090217

  • L'homme est le centre = O homem é o centro [consultado]
    Almeida, Vera Pedrosa Martins de; Clark, Lygia
    1968
    In this interview with Lygia Clark by art critic Vera Pedrosa, the artist discusses the radical change in direction at the heart of her research. Her work no longer revolves around formal questions, but rather around experiences that operate directly [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110692

  • La instauración, entre la instalación y la performance
    Lagnado, Lisette, 1961-
    1997
    In this text, art critic Lisette Lagnado develops the concept “instauração” formulated by Tunga as a means to go beyond terms such as “instalação” and/or “performance,” which he deemed inapplicable. In Lagnado’s view, the word “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111435

  • Livro-obra
    Clark, Lygia
    1964
    In this book, the artist Lygia Clark writes about her creative development over the course of a decade, from 1954 to 1964. She documents her discovery of the organic line, the inclusion of the frame as part of the painting, her use of modular spaces [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110327

  • Lygia Clark
    Clark, Lygia; Pedrosa, Mário; Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    1980
    This volume, which forms part of the Arte Brasileira Contemporânea (ABC) collection, discusses Brazilian artist Lygia Clark. It includes texts by the artist herself—indeed, the book is a sort of anthology of her writings—and by critics Mário [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111070

  • Lygia Clark at Signals London: 27th May to 3rd July
    Pedrosa, Mário; Clark, Lygia
    1965
    “Lygia Clark at Signals London, 27th May to 3rd July” is a special edition of Newsbulletin of Signals London devoted to Lygia Clark (1920−1988) on the occasion of the Brazilian artist’s first solo exhibition in England, which [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1232662

  • O homem, estrutura viva de uma arquitetura biológica e celular
    Clark, Lygia
    1971
    In these lines, artist Lygia Clark analyzes the displacement of the object in her artistic formulations. Whereas before objects were the vehicles of sensations, sensations now take shape by means of the artist’s proposals to form what she calls “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110691

  • Open up : an Introduction
    Ruiz, Alma
    1999
    In her introduction to the catalog for the exhibition, The Experimental Exercise of Freedom at the MOCA (The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 1999–2000), the curator Alma Ruiz explains that the purpose of the exhibition is to show [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1160023

  • Revisão do método crítico
    Morais, Frederico, 1936-
    1962
    In this essay, the Brazilian art critic Frederico Morais calls for a critical review of the axiology involved in the specific value of painting. He believes that we have moved beyond the discussion concerning the specificity of each art, noting that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110473

  • Sobre las estrategias de exhibición : Javier Téllez disiente de Eugenio Espinoza
    Téllez, Javier
    1998
    This article by artist Javier Téllez is a response to an earlier article by fellow Venezuelan artist Eugenio Espinoza on the practice of installations as “cubiculismo.” Téllez asserts that it is not surprising that Espinoza’s text contains [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1154970

  • Uma experiência de integração
    Clark, Lygia
    1956
    Artist Lygia Clark proposes that architects and artists operate as a team in order to come up with innovative and authentic approaches to issues facing the visual arts. She supports the union of “art and life” to produce a harmonious environment [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1085817

  • Un salto radical
    Brett, Guy
    1990
    This text by British critic Guy Brett analyzes Latin American art movements of the fifties and sixties, specifically Kinetic art, Op art, and Concretism. Brett argues that those movements formulated a radical change on the level of theory and of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 808389

  • Works and problems : A conversation about the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection = Obras y Problemas : Una conversación entorno a la Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros
    Jiménez, Ariel; Pérez Oramas, Luis, 1960-
    2001
    The synopsis and the annotations in English are coming soon. However, our bilingual readers can click on “Español” to access this information in Spanish [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1167515