Topic Descriptor: decorative arts×
  • [A arte decorativa, no Brasil]
    Carvalho, Ronald de, 1893-1935
    1921
    In this article, the writer Ronald de Carvalho questions the undeniable presence of foreign styles in the decorative art to be seen in the city of Rio de Janeiro, and suggests using ornamental motifs inspired by Brazilian flora and fauna and native [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785037

  • Diferenciaciones estéticas
    Espinosa Saldaña, Antonino, 1888-1969
    1934
    The author, Antonino Espinosa Saldaña, makes aesthetic differentiations among “Art Deco” style plans, which were then innovative in the Peruvian context, in opposition to the prevailing indigenous art trend. He argues that Expressionism is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1143805

  • La función social del arte
    Tablada, José Juan, 1871-1945
    1923
    In his introduction to Método de Dibujo [Drafting Method], José Juan Tablada identifies it as a weapon in the struggle to establish harmony and democracy amid the chaos and authoritarianism in the artistic milieu. He states that the process at work [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 825932

  • La riqueza arqueológica peruana : oficio del nuevo director del museo
    Means, Philip Ainsworth, 1892-1944
    1921
    This letter was written by the U.S. archaeologist and historian, Phillip Ainsworth Means, to the Peruvian Minister of Education in connection with the opening of a rug factory in Cotahuasi. Means points out “la vital importancia de la arqueología [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1126097

  • Mexican painting : pulquerías = La pintura de las pulquerías
    Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957
    1926
    Furthering his theories about popular art, and referring to the paintings on the walls of certain pulquerías [agave sap bars] in Mexico City, Diego Rivera once again discusses the art of the proletariat. He restates his contempt for bourgeois [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 734208

  • Repetição artesanal, o anonimato, urbana e rodoviária
    Lemos, Fernando
    1980
    Fernando Lemos discusses the “vignettes”—ornamental motifs derived from “classic styles” (Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, etc.)—in the decorations painted on some of the trucks he sees driving around the city of São Paulo. In this brief [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111428