Topic Descriptor: woodcuts×
  • Texto
    Camnitzer, Luis
    This is Luis Camnitzer’s essay about his involvement in the NYGW (New York Graphic Workshop) presentation of prints inspired by the FANDSO [Free Assemblable Non-Functional Disposable Serial Object] Manifesto. Camnitzer’s goal is to re-define the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1241878

  • [Letter] 1973 Febrero 3, Buenos Aires, Argentino [to] Leonilda González, Club de Grabado
    Berni, Antonio, 1905-1981
    This essay is on the letter from Antonio Berni (Buenos Aires) to Leonilda González (president of the Club de Grabado de Montevideo [Engravers Club of Montevideo], CGM) on occasion of the twenty-year anniversary of the CGM and on having requested [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1226464

  • El grabador Carlos González : expresión realista del campo uruguayo
    Novoa, Felipe, 1909-1989
    The writer Felipe Nóvoa discusses Carlos González’s body of work at the end of the latter’s artistic career, during which this distinguished printmaker-woodcut printer created some very unusual works from 1934 to 1944, when he stopped producing [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1223870

  • Club de Grabado compra su casa
    Club de Grabado de Montevideo
    In this document, the Club de Grabado de Montevideo (CGM, founded in 1953) announces that it has purchased a property to be used as its headquarters. The text provides an overview of the club’s achievements and outlines its aims, among them [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1192649

  • Los nuevos movimientos de las artes
    Mazzey, Luis, 1895-1983
    The first two pages of this bulletin, published by the CGM (Club de Grabado de Montevideo), include a wood engraving by the artist Miguel Bresciano along with a notification addressed to members informing them that the next calendar edited by the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1182868

  • Exposición Homenaje a Carlos Fossatti
    Club de Grabado de Montevideo
    When news reached Montevideo that the artist Carlos Fossatti had died in France, the Boletín del Club de Grabado de Montevideo published a review of his life and work. Fossatti was the CGM’s ideological guide in the mid-1960s, and one of the top [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1182791

  • Entrevista con Ariel Jiménez
    Jiménez, Ariel
    Ariel Jiménez interviews the Polish-born Venezuelan sculptor Harry Abend. The resulting article focuses on the differences and similarities between the current exhibition, at the Sala Mendoza, and the one presented in 1992 at the GAN (Galería de [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1163589

  • Alirio Palacios se propone rescatar el grabado milenario de China
    Guzmán, Edith
    The journalist Edith Guzmán interviews Alirio Palacios about his printmaking and the exhibitions he was involved in at the time. Palacios explains that he has taken up woodcut printing again and has been experimenting with that technique, using what [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155809

  • Alirio Palacios : grabado más allá de la muerte
    Villamizar, Pablo
    The journalist Pablo Villamizar interviews the painter Alirio Palacios on the occasion of the opening of the latter’s exhibition Xilografías y concretografías. Grabado 1994–1999 at the Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas. The 1999 exhibition [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155754

  • Soy un gran aliado de mi país : Alirio Palacios expone xilografías en la Freites
    Monsalve, Yasmin
    The journalist Yasmín Monsalve interviewed Alirio Palacios in connection with his exhibition of woodcuts held at the Galería Freites (Caracas). The Venezuelan artist comments on how he rediscovered this technique, which he initially learned on a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155733

  • Alianza y magia de grabado y pintura : Alirio Palacios bajo la luz de Reverón
    Montejo, Eugenio, 1938-2008
    In this essay, Eugenio Montejo writes about the Venezuelan painter Alirio Palacios, comparing his paintings to the work of Armando Reverón. He mentions their relentless experimenting, the fact that they were both landscape painters (of the coastal [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155235

  • There's another China
    Kruger, Julie
    The United States journalist Julie Kruger interviewed the Venezuelan artist Alirio Palacios in connection with his exhibition of woodcuts at the Galería Polo & Bot (Caracas, 1967). The show presented prints made by the artist during his studies [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155219

  • Regresa a sus país uno de los grabadores más importantes de América Latina
    González, Olga
    The journalist Olga González interviewed the printmaker Alirio Palacios upon his return to Venezuela after a stay in Geneva (Switzerland), during which time his focus had been on creating graphic art. González refers to the Swiss critic Arnold [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155203

  • Los grabados chinos de Alirio Palacios
    This is an unsigned article about an exhibition by the Venezuelan artist Alirio Palacios upon his return from China. The journalist provides general information about the printmaking art in China and informs us that Palacios absorbed and grew through [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155187

  • La obra de Alirio Palacios Ilegó a Nuevo México : bajo el título de "Formas y espíritu" expone 30 xilografías
    This text by an unidentified journalist is a review of an exhibition of wood engravings by Venezuelan artist Alirio Palacios held at the University of New Mexico Art Museum in Albuquerque. Palacios exhibited thirty large-format prints produced using [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155170

  • Grabar siempre para pintar siempre
    Núñez, Josefina
    In this text, curator Josefina Núñez puts forth her vision of the evolution of artist Alirio Palacios’s work in wood engraving, establishing ties between his experiences in the East and in the West. Núñez describes in detail the process by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1154586

  • Mirando sin ver : la exposición de xilografías de José Sabogal
    Garrido, José Eulogio, 1888-1967
    The author clarifies that he has not yet been to the capital of Peru, but this has not prevented him from visiting José Sabogal’s Exhibition of Woodcut Prints in Lima time and time again. There is nothing absurd about it, says José Eulogio [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1140637

  • Notas de arte
    Solari, Carlos, 1883-1932
    In this article, Carlos Solari asserts that the medium of “wood engraving has always been very suggestive” for painter José Sabogal. “The synthetic quality that it requires [befits] the temperamental characteristics for which he is known,” [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1140294

  • Carrousel : xilografías de José Sabogal
    López Merino, Clodoaldo
    López Merino begins his article by remarking on the success of Sabogal’s exhibition in Buenos Aires, “where the most discerning critics acknowledged the respect he enjoys in Latin America.” The writer describes the exhibition of prints as a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1140277

  • La mirada ávida de Antonio Martorell
    Díaz Quiñones, Arcadio
    In this text, Puerto Rican literary critic and writer Arcadio Díaz Quiñones asserts that Antonio Martorell’s work analyzes and expresses a range of historical and social concerns. The breadth of Martorell’s artistic sensibility conveys a great [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 866532

  • Marta Pérez deja huellas en Casa Candina
    García Gutiérrez, Enrique
    In this essay, Puerto Rican critic Enrique García Gutiérrez discusses the nine reduction woodcuts by Marta Pérez García included in the exhibition Huellas held at Casa Candina, San Juan, Puerto Rico, in 1991. The author asserts that there is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 866395

  • Exposición de La Habana 1967 : Galería Latinoamericana
    Galería Latinoamericana (La Habana, Cuba)
    This catalogue includes a brief unsigned introduction that discusses the quality of the prints on exhibit in the Exposición de La Habana 1967 held at the Galería Latinoamericana in the Casa de las Américas [House of the Americas], Havana, Cuba. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 864199

  • Nuevos grabados de Rafael Tufiño
    Marqués, René, 1919-1979
    Distinguished Puerto Rican writer René Marqués discusses recent prints by Rafael Tufiño, which he finds less aggressive and dramatic and more sentimental and nostalgic than Tufiño’s earlier work. Marqués begins by describing the first phase of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863385

  • Introducción
    Marrozzini, Luigi
    Written in 1966 on the occasion of the exhibition of prints by Puerto Rican artist José R. Alicea, this introduction by Luigi Marrozzini—an Italian art dealer who lived in Puerto Rico and directed the Galería Colibrí—places emphasis on Alicea [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863252

  • Aproximación al desarrollo histórico de la xilografía en Puerto Rico 1950-1986
    Lugo de Marichal, Flavia
    Puerto Rican historian and curator Flavia Marichal Lugo offers an overview of the history of the woodcut in Puerto Rico. She explains that the medium took hold on the island in 1950 and its influence continually grew from then on thanks to the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 806507

  • Luis Alonso : xilógrafo
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011
    The Puerto Rican artist José Antonio Torres Martinó explains that Puerto Rican printmaking in the 1950s was an artistic response to the political situation; it was the artists’s way of creating an awareness of Puerto Rico. Thirty-five years later [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 806199

  • Carlos González o la fundación del grabado uruguayo
    Kalenberg, Angel
    Uruguayan critic Ángel Kalenberg praises the woodcuts of Uruguayan artist Carlos González. He asserts that González is to South America what José Guadalupe Posada was to Mexico, mainly, a pioneer in the realm of art. His pivotal series of prints [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 806129

  • En torno a tres trabajos de Antonio Martorell, artista puertorriqueño
    Rivera Rosario, Nelson
    In this detailed review, the Puerto Rican critic Nelson Rivera Rosario discusses three works by Antonio Martorell: Catálogo de objetos [Catalogue of Objects] (1974); White Christmas (1980); and Simplicity Patterns (1981). Catálogo de objetos is a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 805303

  • La novela chilena de Eduardo Vilches
    Mellado, Justo Pastor, 1949-
    In discussing the work of Eduardo Vilches, the critic Justo Pastor Mellado refers to two stories, or legends. The first is about the prehistoric origins of painting found on cave walls at Lascaux. The second is about the Italian painter Giorgio [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 740382