Name Descriptor: Berni, Antonio, 1905-1981×
  • ¿Fuera del centro?: arte argentino en las colecciones venezolanas
    Arestizábal, Irma
    1995
    The researcher Irma Arestizábal comments on the placement of Argentinean avant-garde art, (always at the margin) in relationship to the hegemonic art centers. She writes based on a selection of works of Argentinean artists that appear in Venezuelan [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1162631

  • ¿Por qué Berni, Alonso y Uria?
    Traba, Marta
    1963
    This document is the catalogue for the exhibition Tres pintores argentinos (1963), featuring the work of Antonio Berni, Carlos Alonso, and Carlos Uria. In addition to a text written by art critic Marta Traba that presents the artists and works—and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1093577

  • "7 pintores argentinos"
    Rinaldini, Julio
    1935
    Julio Rinaldini criticizes the leaflet with the manifesto of the Seven Artists (Antonio Berni, Lino Enea Spilimbergo, Horacio Butler, Ramón Goméz Cornet, Héctor Basaldúa, Aquiles Badi, and Emilio Pettoruti) who participated in the exhibition at [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 733926

  • [Antes de hablarles de la mutualidad...]
    Grela, Juan
    1987
    Juan Grela speaks about painting in the city of Rosario at his lecture, beginning with the Mutualidad [Society]. He refers to his respect for the university and his long-standing relationship with Amigos del Arte [Friends of Art]. The author tells [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 768965

  • [Cuando un artista llega a tener cincuenta años, su estilo está generalmente marcado...]
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    1965
    Jorge Romero Brest, the art critic and director of the Centro de Artes Visuales [Center for the Visual Arts], writes about the style and attitude he sees in Antonio Berni’s work, discussing the changes that can be observed in the artist’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779908

  • [La aventura de Berni]
    Gassiot-Talabot, Gérald
    Gérald Gassiot-Talabot writes about discovering Antonio Berni’s work at the Venice Biennial, and describes the Ramona Montiel series. He speaks poetically about the artist’s Monsters, discussing the allegorical aspect of Berni’s production, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779935

  • [Letter] 1973 Junio 14, Buenos Aires [to] Antonio Berni
    Huidobro, Ramón
    1973
    This is a letter from Mr. Ramón Huidobro, the Chilean ambassador to Buenos Aires, , to Antonio Berni, the Argentine artist, to thank him for his donation of a work of art to the Museo de la Solidaridad. The letter was accompanied by a catalogue of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 765648

  • 7 pintores argentinos : exposición restrospectiva
    Badi, Aquiles, 1894-1976
    1935
    The checklist of the retrospective exhibition of modern artists at Amigos del Arte [Friends of Art] in 1935. Those who participated, with important works created since the 1920s, were Aquiles Badi, Héctor Basaldúa, Antonio Berni, Horacio Butler, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 733857

  • Algunas reflexiones sobre la pintura actual
    Vela, Rubén
    1961
    Rubén Vela writes about the relationship of Argentine artists to international art. He believes that Argentine artists are working on a purely aesthetic plane of creation. He studies the Juanito Laguna series in Antonio Berni’s work, previously [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779972

  • Antonio Berni
    Rozzisi, Miguel Angel
    1965
    Miguel Angel Rozzisi writes about Antonio Berni’s art as though it has overcome the decadence of the system. He maintains the existence of class warfare between the official culture and that of the people, with Berni as the representative for the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785457

  • Antonio Berni et les aventures de Ramona Montiel
    Ragon, Michel
    1963
    French art critic Miguel Ragon writes about Antonio Berni’s engraving technique, as well as the question of narrative in his work with regard to the development of his chief characters: Juanito Laguna and Ramona Montiel [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 780155

  • Antonio Berni incorpora el fotomontaje a sus diversificados mecanismos expresivos
    1974
    Antonio Berni states his position on hyperrealism; he mentions the work of his surrealist stage in order relate the mechanisms of creation for photomontage and the collages from his Juanito Laguna series [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785316

  • Arte : Antonio Berni (1922-1965)
    Safons, Horacio
    1965
    Horacio Safons reports on Antonio Berni’s exhibition at the Centro de Artes Visuales (Buenos Aires, 1965) at the Instituto Torcuato Di Tella, principally analyzing his Ramona Montiel series from a formal perspective and with regard to the nature of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779853

  • 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

  • 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

  • Artes Plásticas
    Noé, Luis Felipe
    1956
    This document is a formal commentary in Plástica [Visual Arts] regarding the Joaquín Ezequiel Linares exhibition. Upon analyzing the suburban landscapes of Antonio Berni, Noé states that expressionist realism is the best outlet to social realism. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 739885

  • Berni
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1974
    This text—included in the offprint “Elementos para una biografía” [Elements for a Biography] taken from the exhibition catalogue for Berni - Óleos y Collages [Berni: Oils and Collages]— points out the trajectory of Berni’s work through [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744975

  • Berni
    Aragon, Louis, b.1897
    1955
    French poet Louis Aragon begins this text by establishing a comparison between the wood of the quebracho tree and the peasants; he describes their physical characteristics and their living conditions. Aragon points out Berni’s early relation to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779832

  • Berni : collages para el tercer mundo : de la mano de Juanito y Ramona
    1968
    This document is an interview with Antonio Berni in which he describes the relationship between the landscapes he painted in the 1950s and the collages of his Juanito Laguna and Ramona Montiel series. He also comments on some aspects of his engraving [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785377

  • Berni : la plena libertad
    1977
    In this interview, artist Antonio Berni explains his vision of North American culture, and contemporary art and techniques. He also speaks about his work in the print medium and his notion of realism [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785417

  • Berni y el mundo de Ramona Montiel
    Zaldívar, Eduardo
    1963
    Eduardo Zaldívar writes about the Antonio Berni exhibition at the Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, where the artist presented his series of prints on Ramona Montiel [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785440

  • Berni, pintor de la Argentina campesina expone en París
    Solsona, Braulio
    1955
    Braulio Solsona writes about the success Antonio Berni achieved with his exhibition in Paris (Galerie R. Creuze, 1955), while also affirming the importance of representing local problems; he also comments on the introduction by Louis Aragon [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 780006

  • 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

  • Cae decorado de Berni bajo la piqueta del G.O.U
    1944
    This article reports on the destruction of a theater set made by Antonio Berni at the Teatro del Pueblo in Buenos Aires. The report mentions the situation that artists were facing under the repressive measures of the G.O.U. (a group of Argentinian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1225213

  • Comiendo y gritando con Berni en N. York
    Ferrari, Santiago
    1977
    Santiago A. Ferrari writes about meeting Antonio Berni in New York; he discusses the artist’s everyday life and the changes in his political views concerning Marxism [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785353

  • Competencia entre la realidad y el arte
    Hernández Rosselot
    1976
    In this essay, Hernández Rosselot claims that reality competes with art in Antonio Berni’s work. He writes about the materials Berni uses and reviews the collages in the Juanito Laguna and Ramona Montiel series. Rosselot goes on to compare Berni [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785336

  • El mensaje de A. Berni
    Vitureira, Cipriano S. (Cipriano Santiago), 1907-
    1938
    This essay notes the bonds of friendship and ideological affinity that existed between the multifaceted Antonio Berni, whose paintings are steeped in realism and social awareness, and his fellow travelers in Uruguay. This friendship between the AIAPE [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1223596

  • El salón de pintores modernos
    Rinaldini, Julio
    1935
    Julio Rinaldini criticizes the exhibition of modern artists in Amigos del Arte [Friends of Art] and maintains that it conceals a disturbing situation under a pleasant tone: modern painting is not liberty without control, he states. The critic defends [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 767941

  • El último diálogo
    Vázquez, María Esther
    1981
    María Esther Vázquez interviews artists Antonio Berni and Raúl Soldi who speak of an artist’s commitment to his or her work, the opportunities that they came upon in their early careers, the risks faced by well-established artists, as well as [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 794522

  • El XVII Salón anual de Bellas Artes
    Prebisch, Alberto
    1927
    Alberto Prebisch points out that given the quantity of new artists shown each time at the Salón de Primavera [Spring Salon], two sections can be distinguished. The first and most numerous is comprised of works absolutely devoid of aesthetic appeal [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 732268

  • Encuentros y coincidencias en el arte de América Latina entre oposiciones y antagonismos
    Ambrosini, Silvia de
    1984
    The Argentine critic Silvia de Ambrosini claims that there have always been “opponents” in the art field. In her opinion, these “opponents” are what revitalizes the creative atmosphere. She says that in Latin American art “we find [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 805706

  • Exposición Antonio Berni : Sala III
    Berni, Antonio, 1905-1981
    1932
    Antonio Berni organizes the works he exhibited at Amigos del Arte [Friends of Art] in 1932 into the following groups: Plastic art, subjective realist compositions, nightmares, and objective realism. Berni created these works between 1928 and 1932 [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 769686

  • Exposición de pintores argentinos de vanguardia
    1928
    This critique emphasizes the search for Modern art undertaken by the artists at an exhibition mounted at the Asociación de los Amigos del Arte [Friends of Art Association] circa 1930); they were Antonio Berni, Lino Enea Spilimbergo,Horacio Butler [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 763557

  • Exposición de veintidós pintores argentinos contemporáneos
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    1943
    In 1943, an exhibition consisting of twenty-two Argentinean artists organized by the Argentinean art critic Jorge Romero Brest and sponsored by the Comisión Nacional de Bellas Artes de la Argentina [National Commission of Fine Arts of Argentina] [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1228230

  • Expozitia de arta plastica : Antonio Berni, pictor argentinian
    1956
    Originally published in Romanian, this unsigned text describes the career of Antonio Berni, who is presented as an intellectual and artist deeply committed to the social situation of the Argentine people. This essay was written on the occasion of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 780104

  • Hoy, el último adiós a Berni : se durmió para siempre el duende juguetón de su pincel, hecho de luz e inquietudes
    1981
    This article, dated October 14, 1981, describes the death and burial of Antonio Berni, the artist, and mentions the official visitors at his funeral service [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785272

  • La masacre de los inocentes
    Berni, Antonio, 1905-1981
    1971
    Berni himself wrote this text explaining the work, La masacre de los inocentes [The Massacre of the Innocents], whose origin, he says, goes back to nativity scenes. Berni also explains the aesthetic and political message of his work. This text was [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 794379

  • La nueva imagen
    Glusberg, Jorge
    1982
    Jorge Glusberg signed this text about Trans-Vanguard painting in Latin America, mentioning its expressive tradition, its formal precedents, stylistic characteristics, as well as contradictions and originality [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 780143

  • Las artes plásticas de 1936 a 1939
    Ardazun, Carmelo de, 1888-1968
    1939
    The painter Carmelo de Arzadun wrote this critical review of the exhibitions held in Uruguay from 1936 to 1939, a period that was defined by effervescent creativity and a lively calendar of artistic events. The exhibition of works by French artists, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1224706

  • 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 pintores : Antonio Berni y la plástica nueva
    Graiver, Bernardo
    1963
    Argentine art critic Bernardo Graiver writes on the animated debates occasioned by the work of Antonio Berni, and proposes that it be reassessed. Graiver speaks of the nexus between aesthetics, ethics, and truth. He maintains that Berni’s work [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779885

  • Para crear en libertad
    Gilio, María Esther
    1980
    Antonio Berni is interviewed by María Esther Gilio, and talks about his training, art criticism, hyperrealism, and the essential Argentine nature of his work [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785297

  • Ponencia del pintor Antonio Berni para el Encuentro Iberoamericano de críticos y artistas plásticos, realizado en junio de 1978 en Caracas, Venezuela
    Berni, Antonio, 1905-1981
    1978
    This is the text of Antonio Berni’s lecture to the gathering on the artistic reality in Latin America, the media, and fashions imposed on art. He also underscores the relationship between art from the countries of the center and art from Latin [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 776921

  • Prefacio
    Bayón, Damián
    1984
    In this text, Damián Bayón introduces a collection of essays on Latin American art with a broad overview of what he argues are the most critical issues when considering the historical and contemporary art of the region as a whole. He begins by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1061874

  • Semana del arte avanzado en la Argentina
    Centro de Artes Visuales (Instituto Torcuato Di Tella)
    1967
    Schedule of activities and exhibitions for the Semana de arte avanzado [Advanced Art Week] in Argentina. The following entries stand out in the program: Experiencias visuales 1967 [the 1967 Visual Practices], the shows of Ernesto Deira (1928-86) and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762845

  • Un arte específicamente americano
    Pérez, Alberto, 1926-1999
    1987
    The author offers a critical, manifesto-style review of the situation in the field of Latin American art and, especially, culture. Alberto Pérez describes himself as an “American,” “Hispanic American,” “Indian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754446

  • Una exposición en Amigos del Arte : 7 pintores
    Estarico, Leonardo
    1935
    Leonardo Estarico critiques the seven artists (Antonio Berni, Lino Enea Spilimbergo, Horacio Butler, Ramón Goméz Cornet, Héctor Basaldúa, Aquiles Badi, and Emilio Pettoruti) who exhibited at Amigos del Arte [Friends of Art]. He ponders the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779621

  • Visita de Massera al pintor Berni
    1978
    This is an account of the occasion when Admiral Emilio Eduardo Massera, a member of the ruling military junta, visited the Galerías Pacífico in Buenos Aires in 1978, to observe the mural restoration project in which Antonio Berni was engaged [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785256