Topic Descriptor: Futurist×
  • “Martín Fierro” y Marinetti
    The article points out the importance of the activity brought forth by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti in “our milieu” as a “very valuable collaboration to the renovation movement,” started—long ago—by the group involved in the publication Mart [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 731306

  • A propósito da Exposição Malfatti
    Monteiro Lobato
    The writer Monteiro Lobato serves up a conservative review of the Exposição de Pintura Moderna — Anita Malfatti in a heated attack on avant-garde art, describing the exhibition as being, in his opinion, the work of “people who see things [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 784117

  • Arte nuevo
    Casanovas, Martí, 1894-1966
    In this lecture, Martí Casanovas distinguishes the activities of the group of artists in the exhibition 1927 from those of other contemporary progressives by arguing that their art seeks to convey humanistic and collective meanings to a broad and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 832040

  • Cuestiones de arte moderno. Algo sobre el futurismo
    Mérida, Carlos, 1891-1984
    Carlos Mérida affirms that Filippo Tommaso Martinetti launched futurism, a movement that was based on the principle of dynamism in its broadest conception. In [Mérida’s opinion, futurism and all artistic schools do not produce a definitive result [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779821

  • El futurismo : La Última palabra en el Arte
    Marinetti, Filippo Tommaso, 1876-1944
    This article contains images and commentary on the national exhibition of Futurism that took place in Milan in March of 1919. According to the founding father of the movement, the word “futurista” means “revolucionario, novador [sic], [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737403

  • El simbolismo criollo de Julio Tomás Martínez
    Nolla, Olga
    The Puerto Rican writer Olga Nolla writes in-depth about some of the works produced by the Puerto Rican artist Julio Tomás Martínez. According to her, Martínez was influenced by Symbolism, Surrealism, and Futurism, which set him apart from his [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 824059

  • Figuras inquietas : Marinetti
    Gómez de la Serna, Ramón, 1888-1963
    From Madrid, the Spanish avant-garde poet Ramón Gómez de la Serna wrote a concise profile of Filippo Tomasso Marinetti that was taken up by the Mexican cultural press. De la Serna refers to a certain appeasement of spirit in his friend the Futurist [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737453

  • Figuras y aspectos de la vida mundial : El balance del suprarrealismo. A propósito del último manifiesto de André Breton
    Mariátegui, José Carlos, 1894-1930
    In this text, José Carlos Mariátegui argues that no avant-garde artistic or literary movement has been “as significant historically or important as content as Surrealism.” He asserts that, while Futurism attempted to go beyond formal [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1293479

  • Hacia otro discurso del constructivismo
    Quintana Castillo, Manuel, 1928-
    In this essay, Manuel Quintana Castillo identifies the formal assumptions upon which the Cubist aesthetic was constructed, and explains how Cubism influenced movements such as Futurism and Constructivism based on an intrinsic interest in geometry. In [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1156007

  • Homenaje a Marinetti
    This article’s purpose is to welcome Marinetti to Buenos Aires on behalf of the journal Martín Fierro. In this sense, it describes the undertaking that made him famous and, given the rumors associated with his arrival to “these lands in America [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 732288

  • Las nuevas Escuelas Literarias : “El Creacionismo”
    Cruchaga Santa María, Ángel
    This article relates a conversation between Vicente Ruiz Huidobro and his Chilean countryman, Ángel Crughaga Santa María, in which the latter relates Huidobro’s literary activities in France after he founded the magazine Nord-Sud with Pierre [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737664

  • Marinetti en los "Amigos del Arte"
    Prebisch, Alberto
    Alberto Prebisch reports on the exhibition held at “Friends of Art” comprised of works by Emilio Pettoruti, Xul Solar, Norah Borges, as well as two projects by the architects, Ernesto Vautier and Alberto Prebisch, representatives of the “new [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 730875

  • Marinetti y la última renovación futurista : “El Tactilismo”
    Lozano, Rafael
    This article recounts an interview of Filippo Tomasso Marinetti conducted by Rafael Lozano when he visited the Italian poet in Paris. The text provides an ample description of the new “tactile” aesthetic that the futurist promoted as well as some [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737428

  • Nosotros los poetas y artistas futuristas de Italia (la carroña intelectual al servicio del papa y de Mussolini – aclaramos los artistas revolucionarios)
    Marinetti, Filippo Tommaso, 1876-1944
    In 1936 the publishers of Frente a Frente [Face to Face], the journal of the Liga de Escritores y Artistas Revolucionarios (LEAR) [League of Revolutionary Writers and Artists] published a belated futuristic manifesto by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti on [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779364

  • Nueva escuela literaria
    Nervo, Amado
    Amado Nervo announces, in terms of a “literary school,” the emergence of futurism in Italy, whose manifesto he translates in order to place it, with no fear at all, at the reader’s disposal. And Nervo does it with the conviction that—in spite [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759069

  • Pettoruti y el desconcertante futurismo
    Xul Solar
    This article affirms the connection of the work of the Argentinean painter Emilio Pettoruti to distinct schools of the European vanguard; although, it is not possible to relegate his work to any one of them. On the contrary, the art of Pettoruti is, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 732252

  • Pintores Jóvenes : Antonio Alcántara, Ernesto Stelling
    Martínez, Leoncio, 1889-1941
    This article by Leoncio Martínez—identified here by one of his pseudonyms: “Santiago León”—is a critical review of a joint exhibition of works by two young painters, Antonio Alcántara and Ernesto Stelling, both of whom are involved in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 845961

  • Pintura abstracta
    Cúneo, José, 1887-1977
    José Cúneo’s text entitled “Arte Abstracto” was read at a lecture that he gave in Montevideo. Although the exact date when it was written is unknown, the lecture appears to have been given in 1956 or 1957 at the Escuela de Bellas Artes in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1234235

  • Poesía
    Güiraldes, Ricardo
    In this text, Ricardo Güiraldes explains what he understands to be poetry: “I don’t believe in poetry that is produced according to a definition. Poetry is everything to which the poet inclines. This vagueness is, it seems to me, preferable over [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 732842

  • Reflexiones sobre la crisis ideológica del arte
    Renau Montoro, José
    The author José Renau, exiled in Mexico, summarizes the principal avant-garde art trends of the 20th century, highlighting the contradiction between the works created and their artistic value in light of the few connections among the artists, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 756506

  • Situación de la pintura joven
    Platschek, Hans, 1923-2000
    This article is by Hans Platschek who was living in Montevideo between 1939 and 1953. The German artist makes a self- analysis on the resulting situation of postwar modernism, specifically the debated notion of “Art Nouveau or young art” both in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1228378

  • Soto
    Plazy, Gilles, 1942-
    In this essay, French intellectual Gilles Plazy places emphasis on the essential role played by the concepts of “time” and “space” in Jesús Rafael Soto’s art. Plazy examines how artists from different art movements such as Impressionism [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1101556

  • Un momento excepcional en la Pintura Uruguaya
    Espada, Roberto de
    In this essay published in 1985, educator and literary critic Roberto de Espada describes the situation of the visual arts in Uruguay in the sixties. He analyzes how informalism was assimilated and internalized by important artists in the country and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1236289