Topic Descriptor: engraving (incising)×
  • (Pablo Neruda, en su Arte poética publicada...)
    Porter, Julio
    1974
    Julio Marsagot—the nom de plume used by Julio Porter—describes and reviews the work presented by Liliana Porter at the Liliana Porter exhibition at the Galería Colibrí, in San Juan (January 12–31, 1974). The writer discusses how Porter plays [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 777290

  • [¿Quiénes levantaran el monumento a Posada?=Who will raise the monument to Posada?]
    Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957
    1930
    This issue contains more than 400 engravings by José Guadalupe Posada, with a preface by Diego Rivera, in which he redefines the engraver as a “worker,” “warrior of leaflets,” the “greatest artist” produced by the people, and the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 757821

  • [El New York Graphic Workshop comenzó a funcionar en 1964...]
    Castillo, José Guillermo; Porter, Liliana, 1941-; Camnitzer, Luis
    1970
    This text provides a brief description of the aims of the New York Graphic Workshop (NYGW) from the time of its founding in 1964. It states that the works exhibited in the show, The New Graphic Workshop (Caracas: Instituto Nacional de Cultura y [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 777412

  • [Em minha rápida passagem por diversas regiöes do Brasil]
    Devon, Marjorie
    1995
    In this article Marjorie Devon, the director of the Tamarind Institute in the United States, lists the Institute’s various exchange programs with Brazilian artists who work in the field of lithography. Cláudio Mubarac, Iran do Espírito Santo, and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110709

  • [Febrero 6, 1969. El New York Graphic Workshop se reúne para analizar y discutir la experiencia de la exposición...]
    Camnitzer, Luis
    1969
    Luis Camnitzer discusses the New York Graphic Workshop (NYGW) exhibition at the Museo de Bellas Artes [Museum of Fine Arts] in Caracas in January 1969, musing on the idea of the “museum as device” and, therefore, on the role of the “art object [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 773726

  • [Indiscutivelmente, em nossas artes do desenho...]
    Ferraz, Geraldo, 1905-1979
    1957
    Geraldo Ferraz’s text describes the different phases of Lívio Abramo’s engraving, starting with the work he produced in 1933 (based on drawings he created between 1926?27). The type of “Expressionism” out of which those works emerged was [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110611

  • [Insere-se nossa primeira recordação de Livio Abramo num pequeno desenho...]
    Ferraz, Geraldo, 1905-1979
    1972
    To the art critic Geraldo Ferraz, Lívio Abramo’s artwork departs from a drawing that then gradually begins to give way to “expressionist manipulations” etched on “bad” wood. Towards the end of the thirties, Abramo, who was a journalist, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110574

  • [La distancia mental que hay entre la representación gráfica...]
    Porter, Liliana, 1941-
    1969
    In this essay, Liliana Porter discusses the work she presented at the Museo de Bellas Artes [Museum of Fine Arts] in Caracas in January 1969, at the exhibition The New York Graphic Workshop. She includes some biographical information and a list of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772695

  • [No Brasil, nos primeiros salões nacionais de belas artes] - [excerto de texto]
    Ferraz, Geraldo, 1905-1979
    1955
    With a brief historical sketch of wood engraving, “the most authentic medium within the visual languages,” the author establishes connections between expressionist art —such as the Brücke [Bridges], Blaue Reiter [Blue Rider], and Sturm [Storm [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110610

  • [No hace mucho que Nelia Licenziato se ha incorporado....]
    Córdova Iturburu, C. (Cayetano), 1902-
    1963
    Cayetano Córdova Iturburu introduces the exhibition of prints by Nelia Licenziato at Galería Lirolay (Buenos Aires, June, 1963) and expresses great enthusiasm for those who conquer interplanetary spaces. The critic also mentions the vitality of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 764972

  • [Um dos mais notáveis casos de auto-fidelidade e coerência]
    Araújo, Olívio Tavares de
    1986
    Olívio Tavares de Araújo introduces an exhibition of the work of Evandro Carlos Jardim, an artist he considers serious, upright, and aware of long-term standards in art. The writer notes that this was the first time the artist would be showing [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111357

  • 11th Annual Exhibition of Latin American Prints
    Zegrí, Armando
    1965
    The text by Armando Zegrí in the catalog for the 11th Annual Exhibition of Latin American Prints (New York: Zegri Gallery, January 5–February 4, 1965) states that fifty artists from eleven Latin American countries took part in the exhibition. In [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 777359

  • A arte de gravar em madeira está assumindo o seu papel
    Leite, Barboza
    1986
    This brief text is about the art of woodcut printing and its traditional use in the genre of “cordel literature” (or string literature) in northeastern Brazil. The author, Barboza Leite, notes its increasing recognition as an artistic language. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110787

  • A arte do fantástico
    Vieira, José Geraldo, 1897-1977
    1952
    The art critic José Geraldo Vieira reviews the history of Surrealism and mentions Hieronymus Bosch, Albrecht Dürer, and William Hogarth, among others. In the critic’s opinion, these artists created a “cosmogony of the absurd” centuries ahead [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111415

  • A busca de uma nova linguagem para a gravura
    1990
    In this interview with Brazilian printmaker Lívio Abramo, art historian Vera d’Horta insists that the artist’s life story is essential in interpreting his fine and graphic artwork. Abramo speaks of his formative years in São Paulo, and explains [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110571

  • A gravura abstrata no Brasil
    Maurício, Jayme
    1974
    In this brief article, the critic Jayme Maurício outlines the history of the Atelier de Gravura em Metal, the workshop at the MAM-RJ (Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro). This involved a process that began in 1955 with the ambitious project [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110703

  • A gravura brasileira : os anos 60/70
    Morais, Frederico, 1936-
    1974
    The art critic Frederico Morais maintains that the print is “one of the last refuges of the visual arts” from the emergence of the new avant-gardes throughout the 1960s, in particular, Pop art. In this text, the print turns out to be the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110706

  • A gravura de Samico
    Suassuna, Ariano
    1997
    Ariano Suassuna explains that traditional printmakers in northeastern Brazil took their inspiration from medieval Iberian stories and ballads, capturing a fantasy world in literary works and prints that teemed with action, enchantment, and deep- [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111377

  • A gravura na Bahia
    Riolan
    1967
    Beginning at the end of the 1940s, writer Riolan Metzker Coutinho traces a history of wood engraving in the state of Bahia, which in his judgment, is a privileged endeavor in which engravers such as Oswaldo Goeldi, Poty Lazzarotto and Carl Hansen ( [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110849

  • A gravura na cooperativa
    1980
    This article, essentially the minutes of a meeting of the Cooperativa de Artistas Plásticos de São Paulo, was published in ABC Color, the organization’s newspaper. The article reports on the meeting of Cooperative members on July 2, 1980, at [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110659

  • A gravura no espelho
    Chiarelli, Tadeu, 1956-
    1995
    With this text, Tadeu Chiarelli presents a show of work by Cláudio Mubarac. He observes how metal engraving becomes a process of self-knowledge in the hands of an artist influenced—in Chiarelli’s view—by Evandro Carlos Jardim. Printmaking and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111250

  • A gravura paulista significa
    Chiarelli, Tadeu, 1956-
    1995
    In this text, Tadeu Chiarelli examines the meaning of printmaking in contemporary art. It adds nothing on a technical level, he argues, and—as the medium used for the reproduction of images in post-industrial society—it is brought into the sphere [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111251

  • Antecedentes de la Bienal Americana de Arte
    1961
    As of 1958, Industrias Kaiser Argentina had a plan to organize and sponsor an annual event, the first of which would be the Primer Concurso Anual de Artes Visuales Contemporáneas [First Annual Contemporary Visual Art Competition]. People quickly [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 777743

  • Antonio Berni et les aventures de Ramona Montiel
    Ragon, Michel
    1963
    French art critic Miguel Ragon writes about Antonio Berni’s engraving technique, as well as the question of narrative in his work with regard to the development of his chief characters: Juanito Laguna and Ramona Montiel [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 780155

  • Apresentação
    Souza, Alcídio Mafra de
    1990
    The introduction in the catalogue for Lívio Abramo’s retrospective, written by Alcídio Mafra de Souza, suggests certain connections between the Brazilian artist’s graphic works and the German Expressionism led by two groups: Die Brücke [The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110607

  • Apresentação
    Diatahy, Eduardo
    1984
    This text is the preface by Eduardo Menezes to the book Xilógrafos de Juazeiro, which addresses the use of woodcuts in northeastern Brazil, particularly in representations of the tension between dominant and subaltern cultures. The author briefly [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110754

  • Argentinos en el exterior : biografía epistolar de Liliana Porter
    Porter, Liliana, 1941-
    1981
    In this text, Liliana Porter describes and reviews her art career, from her earliest experiences in Mexico City until the present day [1978 [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 777268

  • Art in Editions: New Approaches
    Camnitzer, Luis
    1968
    In his text for the Art in Editions: New Approaches (New York, Loeb Student Center: January 8–31, 1968) exhibition catalog, Luis Camnitzer explains the objective of the exhibition and describes the nature of the work of each of the participating [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 777430

  • Arte : Antonio Berni (1922-1965)
    Safons, Horacio
    1965
    Horacio Safons reports on Antonio Berni’s exhibition at the Centro de Artes Visuales (Buenos Aires, 1965) at the Instituto Torcuato Di Tella, principally analyzing his Ramona Montiel series from a formal perspective and with regard to the nature of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779853

  • Artes plásticas
    Noé, Luis Felipe
    1956
    Luis Felipe Noé analizes the work of Argentinian set designer Gastón Breyer as the manifestation of the contemporary visual arts experience. Regarding the work of Kantor, Noé affirms that it possesses classical rigor and freedom of line, similar [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 738275

  • Artes plásticas
    Noé, Luis Felipe
    1956
    Luis Felipe Noé writes that a show of drawings by Swiss children at the Pestalozzi Museum in Zurich presents the dilemma between reality and spontaneity at work within chlldren’s drawings; he also maintains that the evolution of adult art can be [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 738317

  • Artes plásticas
    Noé, Luis Felipe
    1956
    Luis Felipe Noé reviews several exhibitions in which precise and formal analyses of diverse languages (from painting, to drawing to sculpture and engraving) are carried out. Highlighted here is the one written on the Spanish painter Joan Navarro-Ram [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 739866

  • Artes plásticas
    Noé, Luis Felipe
    1956
    Luis Felipe Noé briefly critiques various exhibitions. Noé states that the pastel artist Mario Darío Grande borders on abstraction as he merges figure with nature; additionally that the engravings of sculptor Alfredo Bigatti place the figure in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 740036

  • As gravuras de Poty
    Valladares, José
    1950
    In this text, José Valladares remarks on the show of prints by Brazilian artist Poty Lazzarotto held in the city of Salvador, in the state of Bahia, in 1950. Valladares sheds light on Lazzarotto’s professional training and the range of techniques [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110846

  • Atelier Piratininga
    Bonato, Ernesto
    1999
    This article is about the emergence of a group in São Paulo in 1993 that called itself the “Atelier Piratininga.” The members of the group were Ernesto Bonato, Armando Sobral, and Giorgia Volpe. In their early days they were mainly focused on [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110715

  • Berni
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1974
    This text—included in the offprint “Elementos para una biografía” [Elements for a Biography] taken from the exhibition catalogue for Berni - Óleos y Collages [Berni: Oils and Collages]— points out the trajectory of Berni’s work through [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744975

  • Carlos Oswald
    OSWALD, Carlos; Moraes, José; Jardim, Evandro Carlos, 1935-
    2002
    A letter written in 1985 by José Moraes to Evandro Carlos Jardim is reproduced here. It recounts the brief history of the end of “etching lessons.” Moraes tells him about the correspondence he maintains with the artist Carlos Oswald who, in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110712

  • Claudio Mubarac
    Scarinci, Carlos, 1932-
    1990
    According to Carlos Scarinci, the poetics of Cláudio Mubarac’s prints create a conflict between surface and depth; he refuses to treat paper as a simple support or to use it in an iconographic or formal way. Scarinci believes that the cut made to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111407

  • Clube de Gravura de Pôrto Alegre
    Miguel, Salim
    1956
    This article reports on the activities of the Clube de Gravura de Porto Alegre (CGPA) founded in 1950 by artist Carlos Scliar, who served as its president. The club was considered a model organization. It gained “notoriety throughout Brazil and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110335

  • Clubes de Gravura do RS : influências no país e permanência no Sul
    Spinelli, Teniza
    2001
    In this introductory article, the curator and journalist Teniza Spinelli outlines the genealogy of print clubs in Brazil, beginning with the Grupo de Bagé (1948), and moving on to the Clube de Gravura de Porto Alegre (1950), which was the model for [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110704

  • Darel : seus mitos
    Moraes, Vinícius de
    1967
    In this critique ---which has a biographical tenor--- of the work of engraver Darel Valença Lins, poet and diplomat Vinicius de Moraes juxtaposes Darel’s origins with those of writer José Lins do Rego.  Although both were raised near sugar [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111191

  • Depoimento
    Abramo, Livio
    1984
    The artist Lívio Abramo launches into his essay with some reminiscences about the time he spent with the journalist and writer Geraldo Ferraz when they both worked at the Diário da Noite, and about the illustrations he produced for Pelo [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110573

  • Die deutsche Graphik der Gegenwart = A gravura alemã contemporanea
    Kuhn, Alfredo
    1930
    This text appears in the bilingual catalogue (Portuguese/ German) for the “Exposição Alemã de Livros e Artes Gráficas na América do Sul” exhibition, held in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro and organized by gallerist Theodor Heuberger. The show [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 782992

  • Dudi Maia Rosa : nos limites da pintura
    Amarante, Leonor
    1998
    Journalist Leonor Amarante wrote this article on the artistic career of Dudi Maia Rosa on the occasion of a group show in Germany, the first one in which the artist participated (1988), at the age of forty. Amarante places emphasis on the “balance [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111438

  • El New York Graphic Workshop
    Camnitzer, Luis
    2004
    In this text, Uruguayan artist Luis Camnitzer recounts the experience of The New York Graphic Workshop. In addition to describing the early days of the group, he explains its three principal aims: 1) to redefine printmaking on the level of theory and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785884

  • Engenho e arte : a fala dos gravadores
    Carvalho, Gilmar de
    1998
    “Engenho e Arte. A Fala dos Gravadores” [Ingenuity and Art: The Speech of the Engravers] is one of seven chapters of a book by Gilmar de Carvalho entitled Madeira Matriz, a subject he developed in a doctoral thesis done at Pontifícia [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110758

  • Entrevista com Carlos Scliar
    Malheiros, Eglê; Scliar, Carlos
    1954
    Carlos Scliar, a printmaker from the state of Rio Grande del Sur, gave this interview on the occasion of the Exposição de Gravuras Brasileiras, an exhibition held in the state of Santa Catarina, which borders on Rio Grande del Sur. The focus of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110337

  • Entrevista com Iberê Camargo
    Martins, Carlos; Martins, Marcos André; Camargo, Iberê
    1990
    In this review, Iberê Camargo affirms that his painting never ceased to be “figurative,” and that it was governed by reality (either of movement or of gesture). Regarding engraving, the artist underscores the resistance that the materials used [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110420

  • Escultura moderna no Brasil
    Campofiorito, Quirino
    1961
    In this text, professor, art historian, and critic Quirino Campofiorito offers an overview of Brazilian sculpture from the 1930s through the 1960s. In passing, he comments on the modernization process undertaken by Brazilian art, generally in open [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111370

  • Exp. 69 – I / Di Tella
    Vigo, Edgardo Antonio
    1969
    Edgardo Antonio Vigo explains the idea behind the Experiencias 69 I [Visual Practices 69 I] event that was organized at theCentro de Artes Visuales of the Instituto Torcuato Di Tella in Buenos Aires (September 5–14, 1969). He also outlines the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 773768