Name Descriptor: Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo×
  • [Letter] 1948 dec. 21, São Paulo [to] René Drouin, Paris
    Degand, León
    1948
    Letter from Léon Degand—director of the Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo (MAM-SP)—to René Drouin—a Parisian gallerist and the partner of Leo Castelli—discussing details related to the first exhibition at MAM-SP. According to the letter, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110822

  • Alfredo Hlito : Premio adquisición en la Segunda Bienal del Museo de Arte Moderno de San Pablo
    Bayley, Edgar
    1954
    This article notes that Alfredo Hlito—who was secretary to the director of nueva visión [New Vision] magazine at that time—was awarded a prize at the Second São Paulo Biennial in Brazil. The writer suggests that this was not just a well- [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 742252

  • Argentina
    1954
    The document is in reference to the presentation of the Argentinean delegation organized by the Subsecretaría de Difusión del Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de la República Argentina [Undersecretary for Dissemination of the Ministry of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743249

  • Atelier Abstração
    1956
    These documents are the invitation to and the program of the Third Exhibition of the Atelier-Abstração, held in São Paulo in June 1956. The Atelier-Abstração was a studio set up by the Brazilian artist Samson Flexor [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1232253

  • Balanço geral da vida oficial das artes plásticas em 1950
    Cordeiro, Waldemar, 1925-1973
    1951
    Waldemar Cordeiro, one of the major figures in Brazilian visual arts, provides a broad overview of events in that field in the early 1950s, a key decade in the history of the arts in Brazil. Cordeiro lists the exhibitions, courses, and conferences [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1085395

  • Ernesto Neto
    Barros, Regina Teixeira de
    1992
    This text by art critic Regina Teixeira de Barros discusses the exhibition of work by Ernesto Neto held at the Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo in 1992. She observes a division in Neto’s recent production since as it furthers the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111398

  • Expõe o 'Atelier Abstração
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    1954
    In this newspaper article dated June 20, 1954, professor Walter Zanini reviews the exhibition of works by artists representing the Atelier Abstração at the MAM-SP (Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo). Despite the fact that, as a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1316720

  • Exposição nacional de arte concreta : artes visuais poesia : Museu de arte moderna, 4 a 18-dezembro
    Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo
    1956
    This poster was designed to promote the inaugural Exposição nacional de arte concreta: artes visuais, which was presented in December 1956 at the Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo (MAM-SP) and in January–February 1957 at [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1232176

  • Lothar Charoux
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    1974
    Professor Walter Zanini, the director of the Museu de Arte Contemporânea (an affiliate of the Universidade de São Paulo), begins his introductory essay by congratulating the graphic artist and painter Lothar Charoux on behalf of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1315748

  • Museu de arte moderna
    Andrade, Oswald de, 1890-1954
    1937
    In this article, Oswald de Andrade claims there is an urgent need to create a modern art museum in the city of São Paulo, underscoring the fragile nature of and almost nonexistent institutional support for the Brazilian art system. De Andrade [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 784030

  • Museu de Arte Moderna : ata de assembléia geral extraordinária
    Coelho, Luiz Lopes
    1963
    This document consists of the minutes to the special general meeting of the board of the Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo (MAM-SP), where motions to dissolve the museum and to donate its holdings to the Universidade de São Paulo (USP) are [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110823

  • Nem todo número é de ouro
    Machado, Lourival Gomes
    1953
    Lourival Gomes Machado criticizes the fact that the São Paulo Biennial has been declared a success on the basis of numbers: number of people who attended, number of works exhibited, amount spent on materials, etc. The critic, who was the artistic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110828

  • O Freud de Cascadura
    Duarte, B. J. (Benedito Junqueira)
    1982
    Benedito Junqueira Duarte arranges the scattered memories of his cinematographic career in his book Caçadores de Imagens. In the chapter “The Freud of Cascadura,” Duarte mentions that the Primer Clube de Cinema in São Paulo was started in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111016

  • O Museu de Arte Moderna
    Milliet, Sérgio, 1898-1966
    1948
    This document records the founding of the MAM-SP (Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo) and describes its initial activities, including the exhibition of Abstract work organized by René Drouin (director of the Musée d’Art Moderne de Paris). In [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110832

  • O público e os pintores
    1948
    This is an editorial that was published in the Jornal Artes Plásticas, in São Paulo, in the 1940s, an essential period in terms of establishing museums in Brazil. This text is a record of the phenomenon that led to São Paulo’s construction of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110881

  • Poesia concreta —a dinâmica do in(con)cluso
    Figueiredo, Luiz Antônio de
    1977
    In this essay Luiz Antônio de Figueiredo discusses some of the parallel developments in the fields of Concrete poetry and Concrete art. In the 1950s “they both started to map out the routes of non-figurative art, which was exploring [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1315224

  • Sugestões da Bienal
    Mendes Monteiro, Murilo
    1951
    Murilo Mendes submits a very personal review of the Primera Bienal do Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo in 1951. After several visits, he clearly discerns the creation of “an international visual language.” He also notes the concerns among [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110911