Name Descriptor: Castles, John, 1946-×
  • Castles : que los materiales se defiendan
    In 1983, a sculpture garden opened in Cerro Nutibara in Medellín, Antioquia, featuring works by international artists Manuel Felguérez (Mexico); Julio Le Parc (Argentina); Sérgio [de] Camargo (Brazil); Carlos Cruz Díez and Jesús Rafael Soto ( [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1129926

  • El largo calvario del grupo Medellín : una pelea de pintores (1)
    Vallejo, Félix Angel
    In this first part of a long article, published in two installments, the artist and curator Félix Ángel charts the rise of the generation of Colombian artists who came to be known as the “Once antioqueños” [Eleven Antioquians] in a critical [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1098208

  • La obra de John Castles
    Sierra, Alberto, 1944-
    Critic and curator Alberto Sierra presents the work of Colombian sculptor John Castles in the catalogue to the exhibition Esculturas de John Castles/Pinturas de Marta Elena Vélez/ Serigrafías de Hugo Zapata held in April and May of 1979. The text [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1133141

  • Once antioqueños en el M.A.M.
    Serrano, Eduardo, 1939-
    The article “Once antioqueños en el M.A.M.” by Eduardo Serrano Rueda discusses the exhibition of the same name held at the Museo de Arte Moderno of Bogotá in 1975. That show featured eleven artists from the city of Medellín, capital of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134547

  • Proyectos premiados
    Gloria Zea, the director of the Museo de Arte Moderno of Bogotá, Ángel Kalenberg, manager of the Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales of Montevideo, Uruguay, and Axel Stein, director of the exhibition hall of the Fundación Eugenio Mendoza, in Caracas [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1130885

  • Tres exposiciones y una crítica
    Salcedo, Bernardo, 1939-2007
    In this text, “Germán Lleras de Francisco,” one of the pseudonyms used here by artist Bernardo Salcedo, discusses an exhibition by Colombian sculptor John Castles, and reflects on abstract sculpture in Colombia and its relationship to design and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 864469

  • Una escultura difícil de percibir
    Estrada, Leonel, 1920-
    The artist and arts manager Leonel Estrada wrote an art criticism piece for the daily newspaper El Colombiano about the most recent exhibition of work by the sculptor John Castles at the Galería de la Oficina in the city of Medellín. The writer [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1133653

  • Yo digo
    Vallejo, Félix Angel
    Yo Digo is the title of the mimeographed publication by artist Félix Ángel that circulated free of charge in Medellín, the capital of the Department of Antioquia, from September 5, 1975 to January 7, 1979. In issue 25, the author defends himself [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1100333