Topic Descriptor: methodology×
  • Una historia de la fotografía de Claudio Perna contada por Claudio Perna
    González, Julieta, 1968-
    In this essay, curator Julieta González discusses artist Claudio Perna, specifically the way he uses photography and his archive-based methodology. González argues that Perna’s photographs can be analyzed in terms of the concept of the “index [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161950

  • La función social del arte
    Tablada, José Juan, 1871-1945
    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

  • Del origen y peculiaridades del arte popular mexicano
    Best-Maugard, Adolfo
    This text explains the theoretical basis for Best Maugard’s drafting method prior to the development of his manual explained in the following section. The theory is based on a platonic and universal perspective of art that expresses universal [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 825928

  • Arte Mexicano
    Henríquez Ureña, Pedro, 1884-1946
    This text chronologically summarizes the conception, development and implementation of Best’s drafting method that culminated in a publication of it. The publication places it within the context of American ideas, celebrating its good judgment to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 825923

  • A New Method for Developing Creative Imagination
    Best-Maugard, Adolfo
    This text speaks of the evolution of sensorial perception and its relation to artistic expression. It proposes that the method of Adolfo Best Maugard be used in arts education because it would permit greater development and personal satisfaction [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 825910

  • Aproximación metodológica para una comprensión de la retórica del arte latinoamericano
    Glusberg, Jorge
    In his paper, Argentinean critic Jorge Glusberg provisionally applies the term “Latin American art,” although he considers it inadequate to define the parameters in which the “regional Latin American rhetoric” plays out. It is an analysis [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 815475

  • Ejercicio plástico
    Siqueiros, David Alfaro
    Indeed, by way of a manifesto, this document is signed by the Equipo Poligráfico Ejecutor [Polygraphic Work Team], made up of David Alfaro Siqueiros, Lino Enea Spilimbergo, Enrique Lázaro, Juan C. Castagnino, and Antonio Berni. The article [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 733109