Topic Descriptor: Tachiste×
  • [Todo verdadero artista se busca a lo largo de su vida...]
    Bayón, Damián
    1957
    Damián Bayón writes about the work of Argentinean-Japanese artist Kasuya Sakai by analyzing his different stages; that is, concerning the harmony of contrasting colors; the influence of Hartung and calligraphy; black forms in a more complex [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 768981

  • Arte signográfica
    Pedrosa, Mário
    1959
    Mário Pedrosa establishes his position on non-geometric abstract trends in this text. Specifically, he is in favor of what he calls “arte signográfica” [art using graphic symbols], and he openly opposes the informal(ist) trend. In his judgment [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1085678

  • Artes Plásticas : arte y expresión
    Roland, Alfredo
    1961
    Art critic Alfredo Roland affirms that traditional painting required a certain degree of skill. In his judgment, Informal Art and other cultural expressions of the time seem to have completely done away with this element. Roland ponders this aspect [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 757822

  • Da abstração a auto-expressão
    Pedrosa, Mário
    1959
    In this essay the noted Brazilian art critic Mário Pedrosa discusses the Informalist Abstraction, also known as “voga tachista” [Tachisme vogue or fashion], of the late 1950s. The critic deplores this style, complaining that tachist painters [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1085707

  • Do "informal" e seus equívocos
    Pedrosa, Mário
    1959
    Brazilian art critic Mário Pedrosa writes this article in response to a text published in the press by Jaime Maurício, another critic who had expressed his “dislike” for the term “informal(ist),” which was used to designate some non- [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1085759

  • Hacia las grandes fuentes
    Llinás, Julio
    1959
    Toward the end of the 1950s, Julio Llinás defines the current times as ones of total convulsion, which implies the growth of a new state of awareness. He critiques Tachism, calling for an ongoing, always renewed experimentation that is alive and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762784

  • Na pintura, a arte plena de Iberê
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    1981
    In this review, Ferreira Gullar describes the one-man show of works by Iberê Camargo at the Acervo gallery in Rio de Janeiro (1981). No invitation was issued, and no catalogue was printed for the exhibition that displayed a selection of the artist [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110417

  • Roteiro e coerência : passos de uma obra
    Bento, Antônio
    1969
    Art critic Antônio Bento identifies painter Antônio Bandeira as the “most important young artist of the School of Paris” during the post-World War II era, when the Brazilian artist participated in one of the pioneering groups of Informalism ( [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1085788