Topic Descriptor: letters (correspondence)×
  • [Letter] 1962 Abril 9, Buenos Aires [to] Jorge Romero Brest
    Squirru, Rafael, 1925-
    1962
    Argentinean art critic Rafael Squirru, then general director of cultural relations at the Foireign Office of Argentina responds to the survey sent by Jorge Romero Brest regarding both the means for and the actual selection of the artists for the 1962 [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755828

  • [Letter] 1962 March 22, México D.F [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Beltrán, Alberto
    1962
    In this letter to Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar, Mexican artist Alberto Beltrán comments on the new issue of the publication, El coyote emplumado[The Plumed Coyote], which will cover topics relating to the campaign being waged by right-wing [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 825623

  • [Letter] 1962 Marzo 27, Buenos Aires [to] Rafael Squirru
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    1962
    Jorge Romero Brest writes to art critic Rafael Squirru, then general director of cultural relations at the Foreign Office of Argentina informing him about the new format for the Torcuato Di Tella Institute Prize. This will include works by national [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755840

  • [Letter] 1962 Marzo 31, Buenos Aires [to] Jorge Romero Brest
    Córdova Iturburu, C. (Cayetano), 1902-
    1962
    The Argentinean art critic Cayetano Córdova Iturburu responds to the survey sent by Jorge Romero Brest in regards to both to the means for and the actual selection of the artists for the 1962 Torcuato Di Tella Institute Prize. The critic proposes to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755816

  • [Letter] 1962 Mayo 10, Buenos Aires [to] Enrique Oteiza
    Iommi, Enio, 1926-
    1962
    After receiving the invitation to participate in the Torcuato Di Tella Institute Prize (Buenos Aires), Enio Iommi sends this letter to Enrique Oteiza telling him his personal reasons why he will not able to participate. According to his ethical [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755793

  • [Letter] 1962 Mayo 15, Buenos Aires [to Mario] Pucciarelli
    Di Tella, Guido
    1962
    Guido De Tella responds to Mario Pucciarelli’s suggestions in regards to the new requirements for the Torcuato Di Tella Institute Prize, explaining that they will consider his advice about not making travel a condition of the prize. Nevertheless, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755852

  • [Letter] 1962 Mayo 2, Roma [to] Guido [Di Tella]
    Pucciarelli, Mario, 1928-
    1962
    Mario Pucciarelli, artist, winner of the 1960 Torcuato Di Tella Institute Prize, writes to Guido Di Tella, keeping him posted about his activities in Rome, in line with the prize’s previously stipulated regulations, highlighting the repercussions [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760557

  • [Letter] 1962 Mayo 7, Montrouge, France [to] Guido Di Tella
    Penalba, Alicia, 1913-1982
    1962
    Alicia Penalba writes that, despite being honored by the invitation, she must decline to participate due to several problems: the art collector who was going to lend works for the exhibiton urgently needs to install them in his garden and the other [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755741

  • [Letter] 1962 Noviembre 13, París [to Libero] Badii
    Dagá, Ricardo
    1962
    Ricardo Dagá writes Libero Badii about the artworks he saw in Paris and the Argentinean artists whom he met there. Dagá mentions a lecture by Luis Centurión talking about "sinister-ism." He also comments on other Argentinean artists in Paris, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759691

  • [Letter] 1963 agosto 16, Bucarest, [Rumania] [to] León [Ferrari]
    Alberti, Rafael, 1902-1999
    1963
    Rafael Alberti asked about the changing political climate in Argentina, providing commentary on León Ferrari’s blank vote in the presidential election of 1963. Alberti mentioned a trip to Paris, showing great interest in understanding what was [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749168

  • [Letter] 1963 February 5, México, D.F [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Beltrán, Alberto
    1963
    Mexican artist Alberto Beltrán (Mexico City, b. 1923) informs Puerto Rican printmaker Lorenzo Homar that he is retiring from journalism, and his editorial responsibilities at the supplement to El Día newspaper, El Gallo Ilustrado, in order to spend [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 824131

  • [Letter] 1963 Junio 13, Zurich [to] León [Ferrari]
    Alberti, Rafael, 1902-1999
    1963
    Rafael Alberti wrote to León Ferrari general comments about his trips through Europe: in Italy, Perugia, Florence, Assisi, Arezzo, Milan, and in Romania, Bucharest. He mentioned his meeting with the art dealers Schwarz and Passoni, who knew Ferrari [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749318

  • [Letter] 1963 Octubre 30, México, D.F. [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916 - 2011
    1963
    In this letter, José Antonio Torres Martinó tells Lorenzo Homar that the Mexican artist Alberto Beltrán greatly enjoyed the book that Homar had sent him, and would like to publish it in El Gallo Ilustrado, the supplement put out by El Día (a left [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863651

  • [Letter] 1964 Abril 9, Roma [to] León [Ferrari]
    Alberti, Rafael, 1902-1999
    1964
    Rafael Alberti discusses the proofs of the drawings for Escrito en el aire [Written in the Air] as well as other matters concerning the publication of the book. He mentions Ferrari’s exhibition at the Lirolay Gallery (April 1 – 15, 1964), and his [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743767

  • [Letter] 1964 Agosto 4, Roma [to] León Ferrari
    Alberti, Rafael, 1902-1999
    1964
    Rafael Alberti mentions the drawings he has received in a letter from León Ferrari. He reports on publishing issues concerning Escrito en el aire [Written in the Air], makes a few remarks, and includes an amusing drawing. In closing, he describes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749310

  • [Letter] 1964 Febrero 8, Roma [to] León [Ferrari]
    Alberti, Rafael, 1902-1999
    1964
    Rafael Alberti proposes Escrito en el aire [Written in the Air] as the title of the book, and tells Ferrari about the publishing arrangements being made in Italy. He mentions the friends in Milan who will deliver the special edition [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749308

  • [Letter] 1964 Julio 3, México D. F. [to] Julio Scherer García
    Siqueiros, David Alfaro
    1964
    In 1964, journalist Julio Scherer García received the manuscript of David Alfaro Siqueiros’s autobiography. Three years earlier, in 1961, Scherer García had gone to Lecumberri Prison and managed to obtain some 387 pages. Siqueiros asked him to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 751181

  • [Letter] 1964 septiembre 16, Buenos Aires [to] Samuel Paz
    Rubió, Nicolás
    1964
    The letter sent by artist Nicolás Rubió to Samuel Paz expresses his dissatisfaction due to the impossibility of carrying out Operación corpiño [The Bra Operation], an action that consisted of depositing a collection of bras and panties at the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762336

  • [Letter] 1965 Agosto 17, Anticoli Corrado, [Italia] [to] León Ferrari
    Alberti, Rafael, 1902-1999
    1965
    Rafael Alberti comments on León Ferrari’s work, on photographs he sent him regarding the Vietnam War. He transcribes his poem “Vietnam.” Ironic comments about León Ferrari’s political work’s possible exhibition at Instituto Torcuato Di [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749312

  • [Letter] 1965 Febrero 26, Buenos Aires [to Jorge] Romero Brest
    Paz, Samuel
    1961
    This document is a letter from Samuel Paz to Jorge Romero Brest, who was visiting the United States at that time. It reports the steps taken to attain the participation of artists Kenneth Noland, Morris Louis, Pol Bury and Mark Brusse for the Premio [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759756

  • [Letter] 1965 February 22, Lima, Perú [to] Benjamín Roca Muelle
    Miró Quesada S., Aurelio, 1907-; Valcárcel, Luis E. (Luis Eduardo), 1891-1987; Szyszlo, Fernando de
    1965
    This document is the letter sent by eminent Peruvian intellectuals, writers, and artists to Benjamín Roca Muelle—president of the Corporación Nacional de Turismo—upon learning that the property that houses “Pacho Fierro,” a folk music venue [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1139508

  • [Letter] 1965 Junio 8, México D. F., [to] Juan Bracho, Antonio Pujol y Rufino Tamayo
    Pizarro Suárez, Nicolás
    1936
    According to the communiqué, several members of the LEAR [League of Revolutionary Writers and Artists] were scolded by the League’s Executive Committee for overextending their stay in New York and abandoning their League duties, The members were [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 801646

  • [Letter] 1965 Marzo 5, Buenos Aires [to Jorge] Romero Brest
    Paz, Samuel
    1965
    This document is a letter from Samuel Paz to Jorge Romero Brest, who was visiting New York at that time. It reports the latest news regarding the Centro de Artes Visuales del ITDT [Art Center at the Torcuato Di Tella Institute] linked to the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759773

  • [Letter] 1965 Noviembre 2, Saignon [to] León [Ferrari]
    Cortázar, Julio
    1965
    Julio Cortázar, the Argentine writer living in Paris, writes to León Ferrari, coming to his defense in the wake of the controversy reported in the Buenos Aires press over the work that Ferrari presented at the Torcuato Di Tella Institute in 1965 [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749599

  • [Letter] 1965 Octubre 30, Anticoli Corrado, [Italia to] León [Ferrari]
    Alberti, Rafael, 1902-1999
    1965
    Rafael Alberti discusses the controversy that erupted over León Ferrari’s exhibition at theTorcuato Di Tella Institute in response to critical reviews regarding the political nature of the works involved. The poet goes on to talk about Anticolo [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743711

  • [Letter] 1965 septiembre 21, Buenos Aires [to] Director de La Prensa
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1965
    This letter by León Ferrari responds to the concepts raised by Ernesto Ramallo in the article “Los artistas argentinos en el Premio Di Tella 1965” [The Argentinean Artists in the Premio Di Tella 1965] published in the newspaper La Prensa [The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 761879

  • [Letter] 1965 Septiembre 30, Buenos Aires [to] amigos y artistas
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1965
    León Ferrari’s letter states that, after he exhibited some works whose content condemned the United States intervention in Vietnam, the newspaper La Prensa [The Press] accused him of being “communist.” Consequently he wrote his response that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 761897

  • [Letter] 1967 Abril 14, Amsterdam [to] Samuel Paz
    Wilde, Eliane de
    1967
    In this correspondence, E. de Wilde reports on his arrival in Buenos Aires, having departed from São Paulo (Brazil); it also offers some information regarding the reservation of passages for him and his wife [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758071

  • [Letter] 1967 diciembre 10, Moscú, República Sovietica [to] León Ferrari
    León, María Teresa; Alberti, Rafael, 1902-1999
    1967
    Rafael Alberti and his wife, María Teresa León, congratulated León Ferrari on the publication of his book Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words] (Buenos Aires: Falbo Editor, 1967), reprinted in facsimile edition (Buenos Aires: El Aleph, 2003 [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743752

  • [Letter] 1967 Diciembre 14, Castelar, Buenos Aires [to] Leopoldo Maler
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1967
    León Ferrari writes to Leopoldo Maler about sending a copy of his book, Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words] and about a possible stage version to be produced in England. He refers to the increasing politicization of Argentine artists, and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749164

  • [Letter] 1967 diciembre 26, Castelar [to] Raúl Escari
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1967
    León Ferrari discusses certain aspects of the press coverage of his book, Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words]. He writes about the artistic milieu and the controversy stirred up by artists in response to the Torcuato Di Tella Institute’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 748812

  • [Letter] 1967 diciembre, Nueva York [to] Oscar Masotta
    Noé, Luis Felipe
    1967
    This document is a letter discussing the book Happenings, written by Oscar Masotta in 1967: his need to break with painting, that is not concerned with the specifics of a work, but with coming to an understanding with the natural environment through [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 740408

  • [Letter] 1967 Junio 12, Buenos Aires [to] E. de Wilde
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    1967
    This is a letter sent by Jorge Romero Brest to E. de Wilde, Director of the Stedelijk Museum [City Museum] of Amsterdam in which he explains that, although he regrets their disagreement, the Instituto Torcuato Di Tella does not disclose beforehand [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758116

  • [Letter] 1967 Junio 22, Amsterdam [to] Jorge Romero Brest
    Wilde, Eliane de
    1967
    [This document is] is a letter sent by the Director of the Stedelijk Museum [City Museum] of Amsterdam, Dr. E. de Wilde to Jorge Romero Brest, in relation to the invitation extended to him to act as a jury member for the Premio Internacional Di Tella [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758087

  • [Letter] 1968 Mayo 15, Londres [to] León [Ferrari]
    Maler, Leopoldo
    1968
    Leopoldo Maler writes about the translation of Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words]. Maler talks about what he is working on, and reports on the writer Tomás Eloy Martínez’s opinion on the situation in Argentina. He also mentions the student [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744374

  • [Letter] 1968 [Octubre], Londres [to] León [Ferrari]
    Maler, Leopoldo
    1968
    Leopoldo Maler writes in detail about the first performance of the London stage production of Listen Here Now. A New Concert for Four Voices and a Soft Drum. He discusses the difficulties concerning the various BBC announcers involved in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758807

  • [Letter] 1968 Abril 12, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916 - 2011
    1968
    The Puerto Rican artist and critic José A. Torres Martinó writes to Lorenzo Homar to tell him that he will try to raise the necessary fundsto meet him in Europe. Torres Martinó then continues bringing Homar up to date on what their colleagues [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863594

  • [Letter] 1968 Abril 25, Buenos Aires [to] Alfredo Rodríguez Arias
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    1968
    This letter, addressed to Alfredo Rodríguez Arias, invites him to participate in Experiencias 1968 [The 1968 Practices]. It states that 60,000 Argentinean pesos would be provided to realize the experience. It likewise stipulates that letters [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758568

  • [Letter] 1968 Agosto 2, Buenos Aires [to] M. T. Marzana
    Instituto Torcuato Di Tella
    1968
    This document is an internal report of the Instituto Torcuato Di Tella [Torcuato Di Tella Institute]. It informs M.T. Marzana, Guido Di Tella, T. Sozio and G. Clutterbuck that a message had been received on the judicial case concerning the closure [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759960

  • [Letter] 1968 Enero 16, Londres [to León] Ferrari
    Maler, Leopoldo
    1968
    Leopoldo Maler wrote to León Ferrari to acknowledge receipt of the work Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words] (Buenos Aires: Falbo Editor, 1967) written by the latter. Maler, employed by the BBC in London, mentioned, in a general way, films on [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749158

  • [Letter] 1968 Enero 23, Castelar [to Leopoldo] Maler
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1968
    León Ferrari writes to Leopoldo Maler about Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words], telling him where he has sent the book and mentioning that Inda Ledesma might produce a stage version in Buenos Aires. Ferrari comments on the repression of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749160

  • [Letter] 1968 Enero 30, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916 - 2011
    1968
    The Puerto Rican artist and critic José A. Torres Martinó writes to Lorenzo Homar to describe the technique that was used to remove the tiles of the mural installed in the pool area of El Escambrón (the project was undertaken in 1966), and how [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863575

  • [Letter] 1968 Enero 31, Conflans Sainte Honorine, Francia [to] Ricardo Alegría, Director Ejecutivo del Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1968
    This is the third report that Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar sent to Ricardo Alegría, executive director of the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña (ICP), while he was on sabbatical in Europe. Homar provides an overview of everything he has seen [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 823878

  • [Letter] 1968 Febrero 12 [to] Ricardo [Alegría]
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1968
    In this letter that artist Lorenzo Homar wrote to Ricardo Alegría, director of the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña (ICP), while he was in France, Homar states that there has been a problem with the glue used to stick the tiles on the mural of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861552

  • [Letter] 1968 Febrero 13, Castelar [to] Leopoldo [Maler]
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1968
    León Ferrari writes to Leopoldo Maler about the London stage production of his book, Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words]. He asks about the translation, the staging, and the rights, and mentions personal and institutional contacts that would be [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749138

  • [Letter] 1968 Febrero 15, Castelar [to] Leopoldo [Maler]
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1968
    León Ferrari writes to Leopoldo Maler about the London stage production of Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words]. He refers to the polyphonic work involving the various texts in the book, and mentions that he has sent a copy to Mario Vargas Llosa [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749141

  • [Letter] 1968 Febrero 21, Castelar [to] Leopoldo [Maler]
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1968
    León Ferrari writes to Leopoldo Maler about the London stage production of Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words]. He discusses the polyphonic work involving the various texts in the book, mentions sending original English copies, and refers to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749144

  • [Letter] 1968 Febrero 29, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916 - 2011
    1968
    The Puerto Rican artist and critic José A. Torres Martinó writes to Lorenzo Homar to tell him that he will soon be reinstalling the mural tiles that were originally installed in 1966 in the recreation area at El Escambrón. Torres Martinó refers [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863613

  • [Letter] 1968 Febrero 5, Londres [to] León [Ferrari]
    Maler, Leopoldo
    1968
    Leopoldo Maler writes to Ferrari. He is excited about the book, Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words], and proposes a stage version to be produced in London, where he lives. Maler mentions certain people who might be interested, suggesting that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749166

  • [Letter] 1968 June 10, Buenos Aires [to] Harry E. Wilhelm
    Oteiza, Enrique
    1968
    Enrique Oteiza informs the Ford Foundation that the Centro de Artes Visuales of the Instituto Torcuato Di Tella [Center of Visual Art of the Torcuato Di Tella Institute] regrets the episode that occurred with the authorities (both police and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759973