Topic Descriptor: engraving (incising)×
  • Exp. 69 – I / Di Tella
    Vigo, Edgardo Antonio
    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

  • Exposição de gravuras brasileiras
    Miguel, Salim
    This text by Salim Miguel is a review of the Exposição de Gravuras Brasileiras held at the Salón of the Lux-Hotel in Florianópolis in the state of Santa Catarina from October 24 to 31, 1954. The show featured seventy-four works produced at Clubes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110338

  • Exposición de grabados de la “LEAR” en España
    This article describes the exhibition of prints by the Liga de Escritores y Artistas Revolucionarios (LEAR) [League of Revolutionary Writers and Artists], which was held in 1937, during the Spanish Civil War, in Valencia as well as in Madrid.  The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 771742

  • Exposición fin de año
    This is the invitation to the exhibition Fin de año [End of Year] (Buenos Aires: Galería Nice, December 21, 1962–January 5, 1963 [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772548

  • Goeldi
    Machado, Aníbal, 1894-1964
    Aníbal Machado writes about the printmaker Oswaldo Goeldi, noting his “moral profile,” his “impetuous temperament,” his humble, melancholy nature, and his “artistic solitude.” Machado describes Goeldi’s childhood in Belém (in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111403

  • Grabados de Alfredo Bellocq
    Chiabra Acosta, Alfredo, 1889-1932
    This article analyzes the prints exhibited by Adolfo Bellocq in the Sociedad Amigos del Arte [Friends of the Art Society] in Buenos Aires in 1927. It values the diversity of techniques, but at the same time warns against “the risk of losing oneself [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 738029

  • Grabados-Dibujos : Liliana Porter. Susana B. Resnick
    This is the catalogue for Grabados-Dibujos. Liliana Porter. Susana B. Resnik [Prints-Drawings. Liliana Porter. Susana B. Resnik], the exhibition held at the Galería Nice, in Buenos Aires (November 10–23, 1961). The catalogue includes a brief [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772962

  • Gravura hoje, aqui
    Silveira, Regina, 1939
    This text summarizes artist Regina Silveira’s position in a debate held at the Galeria São Paulo in December 1981 on the state of printmaking in Brazil in the early eighties. Early on, Silveira asserts that in her view, the idea that printmaking [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111416

  • Gravura: depoimento de Lygia Pape
    Pape, Lygia
    In this article Lygia Pape discusses her work with woodcut blocks, and explains that prints produced using this technique must reflect their essentially graphic nature. She acknowledges her guiding principles, such as a respect for the texture of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1090306

  • Gravuras
    Abramo, Livio
    The eleventh issue of Clima magazine features fourteen prints produced by Lívio Abramo between 1935 and 1942. The most outstanding of these works, Cabeça, Espanha, Bombardeio, and Raide heróico, are clearly based on both the Spanish Civil War [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 780980

  • Hansen Bahia : 49-69
    Kothe, Peter; Becker, Heinz; Barata, Mário
    This is the leaflet produced for the exhibition of works by the German printmaker Hansen-Bahia that was shown in the cities of Salvador, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Belo Horizonte, and Porto Alegre. In addition to reproductions of the artist’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110878

  • Henrique Oswald
    Rocha, Wilson, 1921-
    This text by Wilson Rocha discusses the retrospective of printmaker Henrique Oswald that took place in the context of the Primeira Bienal Nacional de Artes Plásticas held in the city of Salvador, state of Bahia, in 1966 and 1967. Rocha considers [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110851

  • Historias de transferencia y densidad en el campo plástico chileno (1973-2000)
    Mellado, Justo Pastor, 1949-
    The theorist Justo Pastor Mellado outlines his curatorial approach for the exhibition 1973–2000: Transferencia y densidad. He begins by defining concepts such as “curator,” discussing the term’s evolution in Chile and its [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 740449

  • Homenagem a Lívio Abramo
    Ostrower, Fayga, 1920-2001
    In this nuanced essay, the artist Fayga Ostrower writes about the theoretical aspects of the prints produced by Lívio Abramo, the Brazilian engraver, especially with regard to the representation of psychological and biographical themes. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110605

  • Iberê Camargo : o poder do gesto
    This interview with Iberê Camargo published by Cultura magazine in 1972 is preceded by an introduction to the artist that includes biographical and professional information. They record his studies at the Escola de Artes e Ofícios at the Santa [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110416

  • Identidades da gravura
    Fabris, Annateresa
    Annateresa Fabris questions the status of the image in contemporary art in the context of the exhibition Gravura Paulista. Fabris begins the text by referring to film, which she considers the vision of those who cannot forge a relationship with the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111258

  • Juan Antonio Roda : no hay un arte reaccionario
    Vargas Linares, Mauricio, 1961-
    In this interview by the Colombian journalist Mauricio Vargas Linares, the Spanish-born Colombian artist Juan Antonio Roda discusses aspects of his career as a painter and printmaker. He refers in particular to the rising popularity of graphic arts, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1091966

  • La exposición comienza con grabados sobre el tema de La Duquesa de Alba
    Porter, Liliana, 1941-
    In this essay, written for the catalogue of the exhibition Liliana Porter (Facultad de Arquitectura y Urbanismo [Faculty of Architecture and Planning], Caracas, Venezuela, January 24 – February 9, 1969), the Argentine artist explains the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772335

  • La novela chilena del grabado
    Mellado, Justo Pastor, 1949-
    In this essay Justo Pastor Mellado presents an extension of his theory concerning the vital contribution made by printing to the emergence of “modernity” in Chilean art. The text, arranged in 21 sections, describes the evolution of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 736035

  • Liliana Porter
    Anaya, Fernando López
    This essay by Fernando López Anaya, the Argentine artist and critic, appeared in the catalogue produced for Liliana Porter’s exhibition at the Galería Galatea in Buenos Aires (August 7–19, 1961.) He mentions the maturity of Porter’s work, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772560

  • Liliana Porter
    This is the catalogue for Liliana Porter, the early exhibition held at the Galería Plástica in Mexico City (July 10–30, 1963). It includes a brief biographical sketch of the artist, a list of her group and solo exhibitions, and a picture of one [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772657

  • Liliana Porter
    This is the catalogue for Liliana Porter, the exhibition held at Los Petules, in Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico (January 21–February 20, 1960), one of the first ones indeed. It lists the works on display, and includes a brief biographical sketch of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772670

  • Liliana Porter
    This is the catalogue for Liliana Porter, the exhibition held at the Galería Proteo, in Mexico City (June 17–July 21, 1959.) It includes a list of the oil paintings and prints exhibited, details concerning the date and time of the opening of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772682

  • Liliana Porter
    This brief catalog contains a full list of the solo and group exhibitions in which Liliana Porter had participated by 1974, the prizes she had won, and the collections that included her work. The exhibition took place at the Museo de Arte Moderno in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 777386

  • Liliana Porter
    This document contains a full list of the solo and group exhibitions in which Liliana Porter had participated by 1974, the prizes she had won, and the collections that included her work. This catalog was published on the occasion of the exhibition, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 777399

  • Liliana Porter : Casa América
    This text refers to Liliana Porter. Grabados [Liliana Porter. Prints], the exhibition held at the Galería de arte at the Casa América, in Buenos Aires (July 2–16, 1964). The text emphasizes the skillful printmaking technique of “this young [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 773714

  • Liliana Porter : Durero, industria, objeto, week-end
    This article includes a review of Liliana Porter’s art career. It also quotes part of the first manifesto of the New York Graphic Workshop (NYGW) and some of Porter’s ideas on the state of printmaking at the time, and announces her two shows— [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772573

  • Liliana Porter : Grabados
    This is the catalogue for Liliana Porter. Grabados [Liliana Porter. Prints], the exhibition held at the Galería de Arte de Casa América, in Buenos Aires (July 2–16, 1964). The catalogue lists the works on display, Porter’s group and solo shows [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772585

  • Liliana Porter : Grabados
    This is the catalogue for Liliana Porter. Grabados [Liliana Porter. Prints], the exhibition held at the Galería Nice, in Buenos Aires (September 28–October 18, 1962.) It includes a brief biographical sketch of the artist and a list of her [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772608

  • Liliana Porter : Grabados
    This is the catalogue for Liliana Porter. Grabados [Liliana Porter. Prints], the exhibition held at the Galería Lirolay, in Buenos Aires (September 30–October 15, 1963.) It includes a brief biographical sketch of the artist, a list of her [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772949

  • Liliana Porter : óleos y grabados
    Invitation to the exhibition, Liliana Porter. Óleos y grabados [Liliana Porter, Oils and Prints] (Mexico City, Galería Jacobo Glantz, January 1961 [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772597

  • Literatura-Poesia-Estamperia Popular
    Atl, Dr., 1875-1964
    In 1922, in the chapter dedicated to literature, poetry, and printing—emphasizing the editorial house Antonio Vanegas Arroyo—Dr. Atl refers for the first time to the printmaker José Guadalupe Posada. He describes him in detail: “grabador ú [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752863

  • Lívio Abramo
    Horta, Arnaldo Pedroso d', 1914-1973
    Starting his essay focused on drawing in the work of Lívio Abramo, Arnaldo Pedroso d’Horta deems this skill fundamental to the visual arts. In the writer’s opinion, Abramo’s daily drawings (reportorial, rather than personal) incorporate his [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110572

  • Lívio Abramo : a obra
    Leite, José Roberto Teixeira
    The author considers the work of Lívio Abramo—along with that of Oswaldo Goeldi and Lasar Segall—responsible for bringing Brazilian printmaking into the realm of modern Brazilian art. Abramo’s work is discussed in terms of his early [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110570

  • Livio Abramo : forty years of engraving and drawings
    Neistein, José
    In this text, José Neistein presents artist Lívio Abramo as a virtuoso of wood engraving within the context of Brazilian art. Characterized with refinement and precision, in the author’s judgment, his work diverged from Expressionism in order to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110608

  • Livio Abramo e a macumba fluminense
    Vieira, José Geraldo, 1897-1977
    In order to emphasize the differences between the art life of the Brazilian printmakers Oswaldo Goeldi and that of Lívio Abramo, the writer focuses on Abramo. For Goeldi, time well spent took place on the beaches of South Rio (a tourist area) such [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110609

  • Lívio Abramo, um depoimento: a integridade e a ética de Lívio Abramo: exemplo aos jovens
    Abramo, Livio
    In 1989, the Boletin no 1, published by the Museu da Gravura de Curitiba (sponsored by the Fundação Cultural de Curitiba), included this speech, entitled “O Pioneirismo da Gravura,” which the Brazilian printmaker Lí [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110606

  • Madeira, pedra e metal: os gravadores
    Neistein, José
    This chapter by José Neistein examines the engraving of Lívio Abramo (1903?93), as seen in Brazil in the context of the work by other engravers such as Oswaldo Goeldi and Lasar Segall. Neistein identifies them as the pioneers of Brazilian engraving [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110575

  • Mangue
    Segall, Lasar; Lima, Jorge de, 1893-1953; Andrade, Mário de, 1893-1945; Bandeira, Manuel, 1886-1968
    This is an album of drawings and prints by Lasar Segall depicting the red light district in Rio de Janeiro known as “Mangue.” The album includes essays by the writers and poets Jorge de Lima, Mário de Andrade, and Manuel Bandeira. The first of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110480

  • Memórias e contos de J. Borges
    Borges, J. (José), 1935-
    This document is an anthology of poetry from the region of Bezerros, in the state of Pernambuco, which includes about 50 poems and stories from the genre known as “literatura de cordel” (string literature). This form of literature consists of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110707

  • Mostra de arte social
    Machado, Aníbal, 1894-1964
    This is a speech given by writer Aníbal Machado at the close of the Exposição de Arte Social, which he jointly organized with poet Álvaro Moreyra and artist Tomás Santa Rosa at the Clube de Cultura Moderna in Rio de Janeiro in 1935. Machado [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 783982

  • Notas sôbre a xilogravura popular brasileira
    Pontual, Roberto, 1939-
    In this essay the art critic Roberto Pontual discusses xylography, or woodcut printing, describing it as “basic creativity,” a term he considers more appropriate than “folk art.” He notes the lack of studies on the subject and mentions the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111031

  • Nuevos aportes al grabado argentino
    Seoane, Luis
    Luis Seoane explains that the goal of the exhibition Nuevos aportes al grabado argentino [New Contributions to Argentine Printmaking] (Buenos Aires: Sociedad Hebraica Argentina [Hebraic Association of Argentina], August 27–September 10, 1969) is to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 773743

  • O caminho das pedras
    Câmara Filho, João, 1944-
    This article by the artist João Câmara Filho celebrates the tenth anniversary of the founding of the Oficina Guaianases de Gravura, the print shop in Olinda, Pernambuco. The author describes the origins and activities of the nonprofit organization [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110677

  • O Clube de Gravura do Rio de Janeiro
    This article describes the origins, operation, and goals of the Clube de Gravura of Rio de Janeiro, which was founded in 1952 “thanks to the growing interest in printmaking that is sweeping the country.” Clubs of this nature have contributed to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110336

  • O Coringa
    Lopez, Fabrício
    This text presents “Espaço Coringa,” an eight-member art collective based in São Paulo. The main focus of the group’s work is graphic art that involves the public space [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110713

  • O meu e o seu de A. H. Amaral
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    In this essay, Ferreira Gullar states that the artist Antonio Henrique Amaral makes a radical cut into reality to show its cruelty. He points to transformations in his etchings that make more evident certain political events. In his work, symbols are [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111189

  • O quase mago Roberto Magalhães
    Pontual, Roberto, 1939-; Pereira, Elisabeth
    This essay, written by the art critic Roberto Pontual, is a biographical and artistic profile of the artist Roberto Magalhães, in which the author underscores Magalhães’ penchant for working independently from his colleagues in the Nova Figura [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111080

  • O sentido da alquimia de Iberê Camargo
    Zielinsky, Mônica
    This text argues that Iberê Camargo’s prints are fundamental to his art and to understanding the specificity of his technique. The artist’s energetic experimentation with variations in materiality is evident in his prints. The text underscores [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110421

  • Omnibus
    Machado, Lourival Gomes
    In this article, the art critic Lourival Gomes Machado elaborates on the work by Francisco Rebolo and Clóvis Graciano. It is significant, in his opinion, that both artists would start their artistic careers ten years after the Semana de 1922,thus [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110727