Topic Descriptor: destruction×
  • Arte destructivo
    Kemble, Kenneth, 1923-
    1961
    Kenneth Kemble tackles the authorship of an idea of destructive art, which is more an experimentation than an -ism. In his view, destructive art evokes the diversity of man’s essential needs: destruction as emotion, the pleasure and the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741463

  • Artistas y exposiciones : la singular exposición de arte destructivo
    Córdova Iturburu, C. (Cayetano), 1902-
    1960
    Cayetano Cordóva Iturburu gives a positive critique of the Destructive art exhibition due to its intelligent organization of the artworks, as well as for the expanded interpretation of art as either life blasted experience or a new poetics [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741878

  • Destruction is new art form : seven Argentines wreck their way to creativity
    Cox, Robert John, 1933-
    1961
    Robert Cox writes that, in the exhibition Arte Destructivo at Galería Lirolay, the artists have created a smart form of displaying destruction, as the antithesis of creation. He refers to both the sale of the works and the participation of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741863

  • Destructivism : a manifesto
    Ortiz, Rafael Montanez
    1988
    In this manifesto, Rafael Montañez Ortiz, who was born in the United States and is of Puerto Rican descent, discusses the concept of destruction as a new mode of creating art. He validates employing “destruction art” as an appropriate [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 796655

  • Dos casos de violación al derecho de propiedad
    Siqueiros, David Alfaro
    1924
    The author condemns the double standard with which two property rights cases were adjudicated. Siqueiros compares the destruction of the offices of La revista de Yucatán [Yucatan Magazine] by an angry crowd to the attack by a group of dentistry [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 764072

  • En ninguna parte tolero profanación porque de hacerlo perdería el cielo
    Velluto, Antonio
    1972
    In this newspaper article, Antonio Velluto describes the incident at the Caracas Cathedral when the parish priest, Augusto Laborem, took a stick to the sculpture Retrato espiritual de un tiempo, by Miguel von Dangel, and destroyed it because he [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1154380

  • Genealogia del entre-lugar modernista
    ANTELO, Raúl
    2006
    This essay by Professor Raúl Antelo addresses the issue of place in a theory concerning the marginalizing of Latin American culture, more specifically within South America. This culture has always been viewed through a prism of exclusion and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 808262

  • Los pintores comunistas defienden el arte contra los vándalos burgueses
    1924
    The correspondent for The Daily Worker in Chicago creates a context for his readers concerning the formation of a Communist and a revolutionary art in Mexico, which describes on the walls of public buildings the useless life of the upper classes and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 764091

  • Objetos despachurrados : feria de arte destructivo
    Azcoaga, Enrique
    1961
    Enrique Azcoaga offers a negative critique of the exhibition of destructive art, which he describes as artistically mounted garbage heap, a crude stage, literal and pompier. He outlines the differences between this trend with both Dadaism and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741477

  • Rafael Montañez Ortiz
    Stiles, Kristine
    1988
    In this essay, art historian Kristine Stiles provides the most comprehensive essay written to date on the work of Rafael Montañez Ortiz, who is recognized as an innovator in the destruction art movement of the 1960s. Stiles’s essay chronicles [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 842175

  • Siqueiros- una amenaza para el muralismo mexicano es la destrucción de los murales de Camarena
    Castro, Rosa
    1957
    As vice-president of the Frente Nacional de Artes Plásticas (FNAP) [National Front for the Visual Arts], David Alfaro Siqueiros makes the latest resolution of the group known. To wit: “to immediately initiate a national campaign directed at the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 795156