Topic Descriptor: design (disciplines)×
  • [El caso de Germán Cueto en la escultura contemporánea...]
    Mérida, Carlos, 1891-1984
    1948
    In this essay, the painter Carlos Mérida emphasizes Germán Cueto’s capacity to work with different materials such as iron, tin, and plastics, by connecting them to a new aesthetic modality called “design.” For Mérida, design is the vital [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 736834

  • Actualidad y porvenir del arte concreto
    Maldonado, Tomás, 1913-
    1951
    The article reflects on the vanguardist rhetoric bound to the polemical manifesto of the group headed by Tomás Maldonado, and recognizes its inability to carry out the proposed reevaluation. It considers, moreover, that the artistic task presupposes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 730591

  • Conversación con Gego
    Palacios, María Fernanda, 1945-
    1972
    María Fernanda Palacios and Gego spoke about the problems at the Instituto de Diseño [Design Institute] in Caracas. They discussed the teaching-learning process in the field of design as well as the concept and functions of this discipline, which [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 864831

  • Cuba : revolución y plástica
    Juan, Adelaida de
    1978
    The Cuban historian Adelaida de Juan discusses the changes and accomplishments in art and in the politics of art that were forged by the Cuban Revolution and that have been in place since 1959. She mentions famous artists whose work has changed; [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 815544

  • Desde el lector
    Guevara, José Luis, 1954-
    1994
    This essay by the Venezuelan researcher José Luis Guevara was published in the catalogue for the exhibition Un lector, algunos diseñadores gráficos, una década, at the Museo de Bellas Artes in Caracas. Guevara reviews the work of six Venezuelan [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1156656

  • Educación y creación
    Bill, Max
    1953
    The Swiss artist Max Bill highlights the importance of education in the intellectual and moral development of a society. As background, the writer discusses the proposals of John Ruskin and William Morris, the Weimar Seminar on Arts and Trades, and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 742992

  • El diseño
    1996
    This unsigned text collects a handful of testimonies about design in Venezuela. It includes comments by the collector Hans Neumann, the graphic designer Nedo [Mion Ferrario], the writer Salvador Garmendia, the sociologist Alfredo Chacón, the visual [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1169217

  • Exposición del grupo de Artistas Modernos de la Argentina
    1954
    This article reviewed the recent exhibitions held by the Grupo de Artistas Modernos de la Argentina [Modern Argentine Artists Group] at the Museu de Arte Moderna in Río de Janeiro and the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. Both the international impact [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 742370

  • L´arte dei poveri fa paura ai generali
    Zevi, Bruno, 1918-2000
    1965
    Bruno Zevi discusses the event that prompted the cancellation of Civilização do Nordeste, the exhibition that was to have been presented at the Galleria d’Arte Moderna di Roma, as expressly instructed by the Brazilian embassy on orders from the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110904