Topic Descriptor: Art Informel×
  • Porque nombro “cosas” a estos objetos
    Santantonin, Rubén
    1964
    In this document Rubén Santantonín establishes the difference between objects and things; in other words, the manner in which he names his works. He explains that the former lack all “indicio humano” [“human traces”]; they are [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760938

  • Prefacio del libro sobre Joan Miró : 1963
    Lassaigne, Jacques
    1963
    Jacques Lassaigne’s presentation text gathers some of the impressions that were brought forth regarding the purity of the original expression, and motivated by the production of Joan Miró. It emphasizes the usage of different materials (textiles, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762184

  • Prologo
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1952
    Pellegrini places Bruno Venier in an intermediate trend, between the extremes whose priority was the object and the purely visual elements. The critic states that his painting–more static than in the previous stage–started becoming freer as [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745155

  • 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

  • Rubén Santantonín
    Santantonin, Rubén; Kemble, Kenneth, 1923-
    1963
    This document contains two texts, one by Rubén Santantonín and another by Kenneth Kemble, as well as a reproduction of the work by Santantonín that was part of the national selections for the 1963 Premio Internacional de Pintura del Intituto [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758631

  • So dull, yet so sucessfull
    Kemble, Kenneth, 1923-
    1961
    Kenneth Kemble writes about the exhibition of Catalonian artist Antoni Tàpies at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes [National Museum of Fine Arts], organized by the Instituto Di Tella. The success of his oeuvre does not move Kemble; none of it [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741044

  • Sobre el arte informal
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    1961
    Jorge Romero Brest points out the characteristics of Informalist artand its several branches. According to him, Informalismis an artistic mode that breaks with modern art in its attempt to capture reality; this is why it is considered a realist art. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741399

  • Sobre el informalismo
    Squirru, Rafael, 1925-
    1959
    Rafael Squirru discusses the term Informalism, analyzing the concept of form in the scholastic, idealist, and Eastern philosophies. Squirru defines art as the sensible manifestation of innermost states of consciousness. He ponders the mystical [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741850

  • Sobre el informalismo
    Squirru, Rafael, 1925-
    1959
    Rafael Squirru discusses the term Informalism, analyzing the concept of form in the scholastic, idealist, and oriental philosophies. Squirru defines art as the sensible manifestation of inner states of consciousness. He remits the mystical intuitions [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741906

  • Tres aspectos de la pintura argentina actual
    Whitelow, Guillermo
    1964
    Guillermo Whitelow writes about how prone the Argentinean artists are to group themselves into three distinct tendencies. In the first group (José A. Fernández Muro, Sarah Grilo, Miguel Ocampo, Kasuya Sakai, Clorindo Testa), he points out they have [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 763632

  • Una auténtica actitud informalista
    Squirru, Rafael, 1925-
    1961
    Rafael Squirru, art critic and diplomat, discusses the term informalismo, citing the concepts of form in Scholasticism and in either idealist or Eastern philosophy. Squirru defines art as a sensory manifestation of the innermost states of conscience [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741390

  • Why the Prize Show Was Disappointing
    Kemble, Kenneth, 1923-
    1960
    Kenneth Kemble writes that the Palanza Award was a disappointment because those who were invited to participate, the great majority of them, showed works of a lesser quality; also, he believes that a shift in the public’s aesthetic taste has taken [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 740838