Topic Descriptor: cities×
  • A arte e a vida urbana no Brasil
    Motta, Flávio L. (Flávio Lichtenfels), 1923-
    In this text, Flávio Motta examines everyday urban life as well as certain qualities of life in the country. Motta asserts that life in the city—an environment fraught with contradiction—is not natural or without costs; the phenomenon of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110443

  • Al dictado de la hora
    Nelken, Margarita
    Margarita Nelken reports on the Torres de Ciudad Satélite [Satellite City Towers] project that had been designed in tandem by Mathias Goeritz and the architect Luis Barragán. Although the art critic celebrates the innovative sculptural design of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 786746

  • Avant-projet d’aménagement et d’extension de la ville de Niterói au Brésil
    Lima, A. Corrêa
    The architect Attílio Corrêa Lima presents the book, Avant-projet d’aménagement et d’extension de la ville de Niterói au Brésil[Draft Proposal for the Development and Expansion of the City of Niterói, Brazil], which includes the thesis he [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110883

  • Carros de Guerra : Rodrigo Fecundo
    Iovino Moscarella, María, 1962-
    This is the brochure for Carros de guerra [War Carts], the exhibition of work by Rodrigo Facundo at the Galería Cuarto Nivel, which was organized as part of Fotología 3 (2004), Tercer Festival Internacional de Fotografía de Bogotá [Third [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1131288

  • De memoria : nueva fauna y flora : proyecto colaborativo-participativo
    Escobar, Fernando, 1973-
    Here Fernando Escobar develops the proposal for his art project De memoria. Nueva fauna y flora. Escobar concretely renders visible the conceptual sphere from which he derives his “participative, collective” research, as he categorizes it, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1130038

  • El puente /El pedazo/
    Martínez Cuervo, Erika, 1978-
    Erika Martínez Cuervo describes and analyzes El puente [The Bridge], the work by Óscar Muñoz, discussing the relationships that link urban experience, memory, the nature of visual portrayals, and the phenomena of modernization and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1132112

  • El tren de los curados/ [por] Colectivo Des-carrilados.
    Colectivo Des-carrilados (Colombia)
    The text “El tren de los curados” was published in the catalogue of the 40 Salón Nacional de Artistas/11 Salones Regionales de Artistas (2006), in the section “Región Pacífico–7 (Salón) de Octubre 2005.” The article was written by the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1130211

  • Taxco de Montenegro
    Villaurrutia, Xavier, 1903-1950
    The writer Xavier Villaurrutia comments on the town of Taxco (in the state of Guerrero) and its natural attraction. For him Taxco is like a flash of lightning that has now illuminated him, and he calls it a revelation. Taxco is synonymous with [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 775970