Topic Descriptor: crafts×
  • ¿Arte o artesanía?
    Gerschman, Rodolfo
    1976
    In this article, journalist Rodolfo Gerschman responds to the questions raised in a press release against an award given to altarpiece maker Joaquín López Antay issued by the Asociación Profesional de Artistas Plásticos (ASPAP) that upholds a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1136044

  • ¿Arte popular o artesanía?
    Castrillón, Alfonso, 1935-
    1977
    In this text, Alfonso Castrillón argues that the conflict between “high art” and “folk art” is a reflection of class division, where the dominant class sets limits for low art by means of notions such as “individual creation” and “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 855151

  • ¿Autenticidad o exotismo?
    Abril de Vivero, Francisco
    1977
    The author of this article, Francisco Abril de Vivero, claims that the decision to send arts and crafts instead of “fine arts” to represent Peru at the 1977 Bienal de São Paulo was an act of “infra-Marxist populism.” In his opinion it was a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 855918

  • "No hay peor que el pintor que el no quiere ver": sobre el premio a López Antay
    Gargurevich, Juan, 1934-
    1976
    In this newspaper article Juan Gargurevich criticizes the negative opinions expressed by the painter Juan Manuel Ugarte Eléspuru, who opposed the decision to award the 1975 National Culture Prize for art to the Andean altarpiece artist Joaquín Ló [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1136027

  • "No todos nos quieren ni en Lima ni en Ayacucho": así comentó sobre cuestionamiento a premio
    1975
    This is an interview with Joaquín López Antay, the Andean altarpiece artist who was awarded the Peruvian National Culture Prize in 1975. He describes certain aspects of his life and work, and responds to the criticism prompted by the recognition of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1135930

  • [Hemos llegado hasta casi la cumbre del cerro...]
    Nakamura, Félix, 1938-
    1977
    This text was written by Félix Nakamura for the catalogue for the exhibition Los pintores de Sarhua, that took place at the Huamanqaqa Gallery in Lima in 1977. Nakamura provides an account of his visit to the workshop operated by the artists Víctor [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1140950

  • [Letter] 1963 maio 1, Salvador, Bahia [to] Lomanto Júnior, Governo do Estado da Bahia, Salvador, Bahia
    Bardi, Lina Bò
    1963
    In this letter to Lomanto Júnior, the governor of the State of Bahia at the time, architect Lina Bo Bardi requests public support for the Plano de Artesanato Popular, a project geared to encouraging craft production in northeastern Brazil. In a way [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110865

  • [Na mesma medida em que]
    Araújo, Olívio Tavares de
    1985
    Olívio Tavares de Araújo introduces an exhibition of the work of Farnese de Andrade, an artist then known in Rio, but not in São Paulo. The writer brings up the strange nature of this artist from Minas Gerais, under the label of “mineiridad.” [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111201

  • A mão do povo nordestino
    Bardi, Lina Bò
    1977
    This essay by the architect Lina Bo Bardi is about A Mão do Povo Brasileiro, the exhibition she organized and presented at the Museu de Arte de São Paulo. The exhibition reflects her interest in preserving the traditional arts and culture of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110901

  • A propósito del premio a López Antay
    Bernuy, Jorge, 1937-
    1976
    In this text, critic Jorge Bernuy points out that the decision to grant the Premio Nacional [award] to an altarpiece maker is unprecedented in Peru. He agrees that it is necessary to consider craftsmanship a cultural expression of the people, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1136076

  • Art exhibitions in the University of Puerto Rico 1929-1938
    Lee de Muñoz Marín, Muna, 1895-1965
    1937
    In this short review, the U.S. poet and educator, Muna Lee de Muñoz Marín, comments on the art exhibitions held at the Universidad de Puerto Rico from 1929 to 1938. She thanks Walter Dehner, the professor and artist who planned and organized the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 824716

  • Art turns political in the shadow of the Shining Path
    Montana, Constanza; Solis, Dianna
    1987
    The synopsis and the annotations in English are coming soon. However, our bilingual readers can click on “Español” to access this information in Spanish [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141031

  • Arte brasileño erudito y arte brasileño popular
    Valladares, Clarivaldo Prado
    1969
    According to Clarival Valladares, folk art and fine art both took parallel approaches in terms of the socio-economic divisions in Brazilian society. He describes the internal migration of people from the northeast to the southern part of the country [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110759

  • Arte no Brasil
    Amaral, Aracy A., 1930-
    1966
    Aracy Amaral states categorically that there is no Brazilian style of avant-garde art because there never were any artistic groups that were large enough or able to provide an innovative groundwork. In Amaral’s opinion, the lack of a local painting [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110373

  • Arte popular do Peru : 14a. Bienal Internacional de Sao Paulo '77
    1977
    This is a poster for the Peruvian Folk Art exhibition at the XIV Bienal Internacional de São Paulo in 1977. The design includes only the title of the exhibition and an enlarged detail photograph of a Pucará Bull [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 857172

  • Arte popular peruano en Sao Paulo
    La Torre, Alfonso
    1977
    Alfonso La Torre interviews the photographer Eva Lewitus, who shares her opinions on the Peruvian folk art exhibition that was presented at the XIV Bienal de São Paulo in 1977. She thinks the exhibit did not reflect the full scope of this kind of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 855899

  • Arte religiosa afro-brasileira. As múltiplas estéticas da devoção brasileira
    Silva, Vagner Gonçalves da
    2008
    In this text, the anthropologist Vagner Gonçalves da Silva discusses the religious art used in the rites of Candomblé (a Brazilian cult originally brought from Africa) and Umbanda (an African-Christian syncretism). The author draws the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110520

  • Arte y artesanía
    Bernasconi, Carlos Antonio
    1976
    In this article the visual artist Carlos Bernasconi discusses the meaning of the terms “art,” “traditional art,” and “handcrafts” based on the definitions agreed upon at the 1st World Congress of Craftsmen held in New York in 1964. Noting [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1136191

  • Artesanía y arte
    Ugarte Eléspuru, Juan Manuel, 1911-
    1976
    In this essay the artist and researcher Juan Manuel Ugarte Eléspuru discusses the differences between “handcrafts” and “art.” In his opinion, the former term refers to traditional community works that were produced in response to local needs [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1136411

  • Artistas plásticos cuestionan premio
    1976
    This newspaper article includes the full text of the communiqué from the ASPAP (Asociación Peruana de Artistas Plásticos) [Peruvian Association of Visual Artists] in which the association’s board of directors expresses its “radical [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1135960

  • Carta a Mario de Andrade
    Baratta, Mário, 1914-1983
    1946
    This is a letter published in the newspaper O Estado by the art critic Mário Baratta, written posthumously to the modernist poet Mário de Andrade, a year after his death. Baratta wanted to convey to the reader a hypothetical letter that he would [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110783

  • Catálogo do Museu Afro-Brasileiro = Catalogue of the Afro-Brazilian Museum
    Santos, Jocélio Teles dos
    2004
    This is the catalogue for the collection at the Museu Afro-Brasileiro in Salvador, the capital city of the state of Bahia. In it, the anthropologist Jocélio Teles dos Santos explains that this collection is an incentive to make comparisons, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110521

  • Catálogo ilustrado da Coleção Perseverança
    Duarte, Abelardo
    1974
    This catalogue for the Perseverança Collection refers to objects of Afro-Brazilian art connected to the Yoruba religion of the warrior-god Xangô [Changó]. Researcher Abelardo Duarte, organizer of the collection and catalogue, enumerates, describes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110522

  • Coleção Arthur Ramos
    Lody, Raul
    1987
    The catalogue for the “Coleção Arthur Ramos” was organized by the anthropologist and museologist Raul Lody, who was with the Universidade Federal do Ceará. The pieces in the collection are made of the following materials: wood, Flanders sheet [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110525

  • Considerando en frío
    Lauer, Mirko, 1947-; Oquendo, Abelardo, 1930-
    1976
    In this opinion column the writers and critics Mirko Lauer and Abelardo Oquendo, writing under the pseudonym “Pedro Rojas,” challenge the arguments made by the ASPAP (Asociación Peruana de Artistas Plásticos) [Peruvian Association of Visual [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1135994

  • Contra los mentirosos y los negociantes del arte
    Nuñez Ureta, Teodoro
    1976
    In this article about the 1975 Premio Nacional de Cultura [National Culture Prize], the painter Teodoro Núñez Ureta recognizes the legitimacy of the award and praises the winning altarpiece artist, but also deplores the controversy sparked by the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1136365

  • Contra toda manipulación en el arte
    1976
    This review, which appeared in the Lima magazine Oiga (February 27, 1976), discusses the different positions adopted by ASPAP (Asociación Peruana de Artistas Plásticos) [Peruvian Association of Visual Artists] and SUTAP (Sindicato Único de [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1136349

  • Cosmologias e altares
    Montes, Maria Lúcia
    1997
    This essay appeared in the catalogue for the exhibition that explored the symbolic cosmogony of Umbanda and Candomblé altars. The author, the Brazilian anthropologist Maria Lúcia Montes, describes these altars as an elaborate symbolic text to be [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110528

  • Creatividad
    Rojas, Carlos, 1933-
    1972
    In this 1972 lecture, delivered at the Primer Seminario sobre Diseño Artesanal in Bogotá, and organized by the Asociación Colombiana de Promoción Artesanal and the Artesanías de Colombia, Carlos Rojas discusses creativity, understood as the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 860373

  • Crítica de la ideología del arte
    Lauer, Mirko, 1947-
    1982
    This critical review suggests that “art” is not an expression of the human spirit—as philosophical idealism would have us believe—but something created by culture and class; it is therefore a historically determined phenomenon that is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1136512

  • Curioso hacedor de las cosas
    Garreaud, Eduardo
    1976
    The visual artist Gastón Garreaud weighs in on the debate over the decision to award the 1975 National Culture Prize for art to the Andean altarpiece artist Joaquín López Antay. Garreaud points to parallels he sees between this decision and Pablo [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1136175

  • Deslinde en la pintura: progreso vs. reacción
    Gargurevich, Juan, 1934-
    1976
    This is the journalist Juan Gargurevich’s second article about the debate sparked by the decision to award the 1975 National Culture Prize for art to Joaquín López Antay, the altarpiece artist from the Andean region of Peru. Gargurevich supports [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1136301

  • Don Joaquín en el recuerdo
    Castrillón, Alfonso, 1935-
    1981
    In this article the art historian Alfonso Castrillón looks back at the debate over the jury’s decision to award the 1975 National Culture Prize for art to Joaquín López Antay, the altarpiece artist from the Andean region of Peru. Following the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1136461

  • El arte de Joaquín López Antay
    Valencia-Arenas, José Felipe
    1976
    In this sarcastic article the ethnohistorian José Felipe Valencia-Arenas replies to the arguments expressed by the members of the ASPAP (Asociación Peruana de Artistas Plásticos) [Peruvian Association of Visual Artists], who disagreed with the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1135978

  • El INC y las artes plásticas : Cajahuaringa : optimista pese a todo
    1976
    In this interview the painter Milner Cajahuaringa expresses his profound disagreement with the decision to award the 1975 National Culture Prize for art to the Andean altarpiece artist Joaquín López Antay. Quoting from the dictionary of the Real [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1136155

  • El Perú en la Bienal de Sao Paulo
    Caillaux, Jorge
    1977
    In this essay Jorge Caillaux states that the new approach taken by the Bienal Internacional de São Paulo (1977) was “an acknowledgement of a new phase in the development of Latin American art;” he believes that the biennial board’s decision [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 855937

  • En la cultura : homenaje a Alicia Bustamante, la madrina del arte popular
    Orrillo, Winston, 1941-
    1969
    In this newspaper article, Winston Orrillo announces the death of the painter Alicia Bustamante, and above all, acknowledges her contributions to a greater appreciation for traditional Peruvian art. She traveled all over the country collecting work [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1139542

  • Frente único
    Moncloa, Francisco, 1922-
    1975
    Francisco Moncloa applauds the decision to honor Joaquín López Antay, the Andean altarpiece artist who was awarded the National Culture Prize in the art category in 1975. Moncloa responds to critics who value “cultured art” above “handcrafts [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1135914

  • Fundamentacíon para el dictamen por mayoría simple a favor del artista popular Joaquín López Antay
    Gunther, Juan, 1927-; Castrillón, Alfonso, 1935-; Lee, Leslie; Bernasconi, Carlos Antonio; Gálvez, Cristina
    1975
    This essay presents the basis and verdict of the Premio Nacional de Cultura [National Culture Prize] for art, awarded in 1975 to the Andean altarpiece artist Joaquín López Antay. It is said that in Peru two types of art coexist: one is the so- [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1135896

  • Humillados y ofendidos
    Pinto, Ismael
    1977
    In these interviews, the author Ismael Pinto said that the decision by the INC (Instituto Nacional de Cultura) to send “arts and crafts” to the Bienal Internacional de São Paulo (1977) was evidence of a discriminatory cultural policy at the INC [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 855252

  • 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

  • La Artesanía de la Madera en Territorio Argentino
    1966
    This is the invitation to the opening of the exhibition La Artesanía de la Madera en Territorio Argentino [Wood Handcrafts in Argentina] on October 12, 1966, at the Museo Municipal Genaro Pérez. This event was organized as part of the III Bienal [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 771886

  • La emergencia de lo popular
    Alvarez Sanz, Félix, 1945-
    1976
    In this newspaper article Félix Álvarez, the Spanish historian who lived in Peru, discusses the divide between popular and elite culture from the perspective of Marxist social theory. He explains that this dichotomy is not a capitalist invention, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1136207

  • Las mujeres de Tejada
    González, Miguel, 1950-
    1978
    This article by the art critic Miguel González describes in great detail Hernando Tejada’s series of wooden sculptures of women. Tejada became interested in working with wood in 1963 when, at Marta Traba’s invitation, he was exploring the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1099351

  • López Antay : significación actual
    Castrillón, Alfonso, 1935-
    1982
    In this article the art historian Alfonso Castrillón looks back at the debate over the jury’s decision to award the 1975 National Culture Prize for art to Joaquín López Antay, the altarpiece artist from the Andean region of Peru. There is a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1136495

  • López Antay en el ojo de la tormenta
    Freire Sarria, Luis, 1945-
    1976
    Writer Luis Freire responds to the press release issued by the Asociación Peruana de Artistas Plásticos (ASPAP) protesting the decision to grant the Premio Nacional de Cultura to Andean altarpiece maker Joaquín López Antay. Freire considers the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1136060

  • López Antay ha muerto...¡Viva López Antay!
    Oliva, Félix, 1932-2004
    1981
    In this article the artist Félix Oliva reviews the debate sparked by the jury’s decision to award the 1975 National Culture Prize for art to Joaquín López Antay, the altarpiece artist from the Andean region of Peru. Following the latter’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1136445

  • López Antay levanta polvareda
    Freire Sarria, Luis, 1945-
    1976
    For the second time, the writer and journalist Luis Freire weighs in on the debate sparked by the jury’s decision to award the 1975 National Culture Prize for art to Joaquín López Antay, the altarpiece artist from the Andean region of Peru. In [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1136317

  • Los hombres y las cosas: cerámicas y tejidos incaicos
    Falcón, César, 1892-1970
    1925
    This article was written from Europe by the Peruvian writer and politician César Falcón. In his opinion, “Incan art” constitutes a legacy lacking in ideological direction and, in his judgment, transcendence. He attributes it with a dearth of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1150771

  • María Enríquez de Allen Florista, Santera, Artesana
    Goldman, Shifra M., 1926-
    1994
    Shifra M. Goldman wrote this text about María Enríquez de Allen to honor her for her contribution to art in the areas of flower making, Santos carving, and crafts. She especially praises Enríquez de Allen for enriching the visual vocabulary of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 867369