Topic Descriptor: exhibitions (events)×
  • [El nuestro - y es necesario decirlo ene veces- es un arte...]
    Ruiz Gómez, Darío, 1936-
    1979
    Darío Ruiz Gómez introduces the exhibition Darío Jiménez: Obras 1942-1979 [Darío Jiménez: Works 1942-1979] at the Galería Belarca in Bogotá. In this essay Ruiz Gómez states that Colombian art lives off “institutionalized aesthetic truths [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1099246

  • [El Salón de Atenas, auspiciado por Atenas Publicidad como un estímulo anual...]
    Serrano, Eduardo, 1939-
    1975
    In the catalogue for the first edition of the Salón Atenas exhibitions, Eduardo Serrano Rueda explains the project’s goal of supporting local emerging artists and promoting their work. After stating the rules that were developed to ensure the open [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1094478

  • [Em 1973 pensávamos numa JAC futura de etapas constantes ao longo dos meses...]
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    1974
    In this text, Professor Walter Zanini presents the exhibition 8ª Jovem Arte Contemporânea held in 1974. He states that the exhibition is conceptual at its core, which means it is oriented toward ideas. He believes that the work of the artists [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110584

  • [En 1962 organicé una gran exposicion con obras de Libero Badii]
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    1962
    Jorge Romero Brest published the letter written in Oslo (Norway), in 1962, for Libero Badii's exhibition at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes [National Museum of Fine Arts], in which he excused himself for not having been able to write the corresponding [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759422

  • [En Colombia, algunas mujeres artistas se han ocupado...]
    Jaramillo, Carmen María, 1958-
    2004
    This is the text for Otras Miradas = Other Glances, written by the historian and art critic Carmen María Jaramillo Jiménez for the exhibition that was organized with the help of the Colombian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2004. The exhibition [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1092368

  • [En esta exposición presento dos etapas]
    Berni, Antonio, 1905-1981
    1961
    Antonio Berni himself presents his works produced over a time span of three decades. Berni emphasizes that while he showed in the Sociedad Amigos del Arte [Friends of Art Society] his surrealistic production in 1932, there are many that do not know [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 765359

  • [En los últimos años las instituciones culturales...]
    Jaramillo Jaramillo, Jorge
    1998
    The curator and cultural representative Jorge Jaramillo Jaramillo—who at the time was the director of the Galería Santa Fe at the Planetarium in Bogota—discusses several matters regarding the first edition of the Premio Luis Caballero [Luis [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1098466

  • [En los últimos meses, dos hechos negativos...]
    Paparella, Aldo
    1970
    Aldo Paparella refers to two negative events, describing the closing of Instituto Di Tella as the end of thought and freedom of creation, and explaining that Eugenio Daneri had been excluded from an exhibition. It is all part of the crisis that was [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759379

  • [Esta exposição é um golpe de vista sóbre a Bahia]
    Amado, Jorge, 1912-2001
    1959
    The distinguished novelist Jorge Amado wrote this text on the Afro-Brazilian exhibition on mundane arts and crafts as well as objects of worship of Afro-Brazilian Candomblé. He referred to these utensils as “mediocre objects that highlight their [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110903

  • [Esta exposición y muchas experiencias...]
    León Castro, Pedro, 1913-
    1949
    This essay by Pedro León Castro appeared in the catalogue for his exhibition of paintings at the Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas in 1949. Following a brief introductory paragraph, in which he explains that the exhibition is a reflection of his [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 813765

  • [Establecer una frontera entre lo cursi y lo pavoso...]
    Techo de la Ballena (1961-1969)
    1961
    In this text, the members of El Techo de la Ballena, a group that emerged in the sixties, in Caracas, delineated the differences between categories such as “tacky,” “unfortunate,” and “ridiculous” in the exhibition, Homenaje a la cursiler [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1059586

  • [Estas Nenias continúan,...]
    Stefano, Victoria de
    1985
    The researcher Victoria de Stefano wrote the introduction to a catalogue for the 1985 exhibition Nenias by the graphic designer Gerd Leufert at the Museo de Bellas Artes in Caracas. She provides an overview of the artist’s work, in contrast with [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155483

  • [Estas obras realizadas en mi estudio de la Romana...]
    Dirube, Rolando López, 1928-
    1975
    In the introduction that Rolando López Dirube wrote for the exhibition catalog Dirube, La Romana, the artist—a Cuban exiled in Puerto Rico—mentions that the works in the show were produced between 1973 and 1975 in a studio on La Romana beach in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 857734

  • [Este prólogo para “Barbazul” tiene muy poco que explicar...]
    Parpagnoli, Hugo
    1966
    Hugo Parpagnoli declares that he does not have much to explain about Barbazul [Bluebeard]. Because it is only a story; the public should just go in and have fun. The exhibition evolves over time, like a theatrical play in which the spectator walks [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 766531

  • [Estes artistas de um "neofigurativismo"...]
    Ferraz, Geraldo, 1905-1979
    1963
    In this show of the Argentinean group Otra Figuración [Another Figuration] at Galería Bonino in Rio de Janeiro, the Brazilian writer and art critic Geraldo Ferraz points out the definition by Jorge Romero-Brest made at the exhibition of the New [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741551

  • [Estos jovenes expositores que hoy presentamos...]
    Grela, Juan
    1966
    The artist wrote on the history of his studio, noting that his teaching objective was the concept of freedom of expression and setting aside the local attitude in favor of a Universalist idea. In this way, Grela demonstrated each of the exhibitor’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 763602

  • [Fabiola Sequera abre un capítulo desconocido...]
    Niño Araque, William
    1991
    In this text, curator William Niño Araque reflects on Fabiola Sequera’s sculpture on the occasion of the exhibition held at the Galería Astrid Paredes in Caracas in 1991. The curatorial essay proposes three approaches to a body of work that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1165647

  • [Ficha de obra de los artistas de la exhibición Arte de Sistemas II del Centro de Arte y Comunicación (CAyC)]
    Centro de Arte y Comunicación (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
    1972
    The text contains records of the artists connected to the Centro de Arte y Comunicación (CAyC) [Center of Art and Communication] who participated in the exhibition, Arte de Sistemas II [Systems Art] (Buenos Aires, September 1972). Each record [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 761701

  • [Ficha de obra de los artistas vinculados al Centro de Arte y Comunicación (CAyC)]
    Centro de Arte y Comunicación (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
    1971
    [This document is a record] of the works by the artists linked to the Centro de Arte y Comunicación [Center for Art and Communication] (CAyC) who participated in the exhibition Arte de Sistemas [Systems Art] (Buenos Aires: Museo de Arte Moderno, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 761657

  • [Fue durante los tres últimos Festivales de Arte,...]
    Uribe de Urdinola, Maritza
    1973
    In this text, Maritza Uribe de Urdinola, director of the Museo de Arte Moderno La Tertulia, in Cali, presents the II Bienal Americana de Artes Gráficas of Cali. She states that it was due to the Cali Festivales de Arte that the graphic arts took [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 860626

  • [Fuera de ciertos círculos de iniciados y conocedores, la pintura de Josefa Sulbarán...]
    Erminy, Perán
    1987
    In this text, the critic Perán Erminy proposes a visual and symbolic analysis of the popular style of landscape painting practiced by Josefa Sulbarán, in recognition of her twenty years of creating art in Venezuela. Erminy divides his essay into [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1158137

  • [Hace medio siglo, en una heladería de Valencia...]
    Calzadilla, Juan, 1931
    1985
    Critic Juan Calzadilla wrote this text on Venezuelan artist Braulio Salazar on the fiftieth anniversary of his first solo show. That exhibition, Calzadilla explains, took place at a moment when Salazar’s efforts as an artist and as an educator were [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161987

  • [Hará un año, vi por la tele un corto publicitario que me gustó mucho...]
    Pombo, Marcelo, 1959-
    1992
    The document includes an image that is part of Marcelo Pombo's installation in the collective exhibition La Conquista (Buenos Aires, Centro Cultural Recoleta, March 1992). Organized for the Fifth Centennial of the Discovery of America, it includes a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 769467

  • [Hasta ahora lo que entre nosotros se había llamado …]
    Calzadilla, Juan, 1931
    1965
    The critic Juan Calzadilla wrote this prologue for Borges. Las Jugadoras, the exhibition at the Galería del Techo [de la Ballena]. Calzadilla describes Jacobo Borges’ work as being representative of a new kind of painting that—while not entirely [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1060684

  • [Hoy, cuando analizo mi trabajo de los últimos tres años...]
    Espinoza, Eugenio, 1950-
    1988
    This preface was written by the artist for the catalogue of his own exhibition Eugenio Espinoza: 1985–1988 at the Galería Tito Salas in Caracas (1988). Here the artist writes an analytical review of the ideas that govern the art he has produced in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1101730

  • [In 1969 I exhibited at the Brooklyn Museum's contemporary Puerto Rican Artist Exhibit...]
    Dimas, Marcos
    In this short essay, Marcos Dimas discusses his participation in a 1969 group show of Puerto Rican artists at the Brooklyn Museum, where he displayed two paintings, and his first assemblage. He notes that he met the future cofounders of the Puerto [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 802934

  • [In absentia (M.D.) é uma reflexão]
    Silveira, Regina, 1939
    1983
    Artist Regina Silveira introduces the installation In Absentia (M. D.), which refers to the graphic manipulation of the codes of representation in perspective. Silveira makes use of this in constructing and mounting her “imitations” of absent [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110654

  • [In response to Judithe Hernandez...]
    Goldman, Shifra M., 1926-
    1981
    This letter by the art historian and critic Shifra M. Goldman responds to a letter from the Chicana artist Judithe Hernandez. The latter’s letter was responding to Goldman’s review of the exhibition Murals of Aztlán: Street Painters of East Los [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 847096

  • [Incontáveis artistas cuja produção se inclui... ] = [Countless artists whose production may be included...]
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    1979
    In this text, art critic Walter Zanini presents the show Multimedia Internacional. In it, he argues that art from the seventies was highly influenced by artists who privileged semantic concerns. They cast aside aesthetic subjectivity to take part in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110891

  • [La actividad artística desarrollada dentro de los límites...]
    Kasper, Guido
    1959
    Guido Kasper analyzes Paparella’s work, describing him as an avant-garde artist who is entering a “great period” in his career, as defined by the materials he used, in this case referring to iron sculptures [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760571

  • [La artista explora desde hace algún tiempo la idea del tejido...]
    Jaramillo, Carmen María, 1958-
    2004
    In this essay—that appeared in the leaflet for the exhibition En la Trama personal [In the Personal Web] that was presented at the Alonso Garcés Gallery in Bogotá in June-July 2004—the art critic Carmen María Jaramillo discusses the latest [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1099546

  • [La Dirección General de Cultura de la Provincia y la Bienal Americana de Arte invitan a usted…]
    1966
    This is the invitation to the exhibition honoring Xul Solar, which took place on October 15, 1966, at the Museo Provincial Emilio A. Caraffa in Córdoba, Argentina, as part of the 3rd Latin American Art Biennial [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 770903

  • [La exposición denominada "Experiencias 1968"]]
    1968
    This report details developments since May 14, the opening day of the Experiencias 1968 [1968 Practices]. It reports on the presence of the police and the municipal authorities due to a complaint regarding a happening presented at the Instituto [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762008

  • [La Galería del Centro Cultural Rojas]
    Gumier Maier, Jorge, 1953-; Jitrik, Magdalena
    1992
    Jorge Gumier-Maier and Magdalena Jitrik point out that the objective the Galería del Centro Cultural Ricardo Rojas aimed for since its inception was “to create space for a large group of young artists whose works were not part of the accepted and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 769396

  • [La luz encierra el secreto de la belleza visual de la realidad...]
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1956
    This introductory text for the exhibition Forum: grupo de fotógrafos contemporáneos [Forum: a contemporary photographers’ group] places emphasis on the artist-photographer who, through the developing process, manipulates lights in its subtle [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745060

  • [La obra de Ever Astudillo]
    Serrano, Eduardo, 1939-
    2006
    Eduardo Serrano introduces the retrospective exhibition of the work of Ever Astudillo. Serrano considers Astudillo to be among the first Colombian artists to “imbue the art of drawing with a meaning and a presence that positioned it as an [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1075907

  • [La presente muestra de grabados...]
    Ruiz de la Mata, Ernesto
    1965
    In this text written on the occasion of the exhibition L’Avant-Garde held at the Galería Colibrí (1965), Puerto Rican critic Ernesto Ruiz de la Mata discusses what he considers an interesting show of avant-garde prints by artists from different [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863328

  • [La primera exposición tiene una significación trascendental...]
    Paz, Samuel
    1960
    Samuel Paz presents Juan Carlos Badaracco, mentioning that because this is his first show, this exhibition (Galería Rubbers, Buenos Aires, April–May, 1960) points out a phase in which the artist put aside his monologue  in order to offer himself [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 763201

  • [La reciente publicación de "El otoño del Patriarca..."]
    Medina, Alvaro, 1942-
    2000
    This document was written by the Colombian critic and historian Álvaro Medina by way of an introduction to Gustavo Zalamea’s 1975 exhibition El gran Burundún-Burundá, presented in the gallery Viva México, in the city of Caracas, Venezuela. This [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1093208

  • [La Sociedad de Arte Moderno ha sido fundada con el fin de contribuir al desarrollo de la cultura...]
    Sociedad de arte moderno (México, D. F.)
    1944
    During the presentation of the catalog for the first exhibition by the Sociedad de Arte Moderno it is established that Mexico must become “one of the most important cultural centers of the world, since its great past and vigorous present compel it [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752636

  • [Las relaciones espacio- temporales inherentes al video...]
    Aguilar, José Hernán, 1952-
    1981
    This article is from the brochure for one of the first video installations ever to be exhibited in Colombia: Gilles Charalambos “Tortas de trigo”; it was shown at the Museo de Arte Moderno in Bogotá in 1981. In the article, José Hernán Aguilar [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1133964

  • [Letter, 1970?] Nueva York [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Camnitzer, Luis
    1971
    In this letter, Uruguayan artist and academic Luis Camnitzer tells printmaker Lorenzo Homar that he and the other artists at his New York Graphic Workshop had managed to get the Center for Inter-American Relations to suspend a New York exhibition of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 856511

  • [Letter] 1960 March 28, México [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Beltrán, Alberto
    1960
    Mexican artist Alberto Beltrán requests authorization from Lorenzo Homar to send his series of Puerto Rican prints to an exhibition in the USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics). He mentions that the president of the Taller de Gráfica Popular ( [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861827

  • [Letter] [ca.1952]
    Gamboa, Fernando
    1952
    In this letter, Fernando Gamboa tells José (his last name is illegible) that the exhibition has been received positively. According to Gamboa there are those who have discovered an authentic pictorial path in Mexican painting, a possible escape from [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779926

  • [Letter] [n.d.], New York [to] El Museo del Barrio
    Taller Boricua (New York, USA)
    In this typewritten open letter, the artist collective Taller Boricua [Puerto Rican Workshop], criticizes El Museo del Barrio for excluding the work of several New York-based Puerto Rican artists from an unnamed exhibition of Puerto Rican art jointly [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 841209

  • [Letter] 1926 Apr. 1, São Paulo [to] Oswald de Andrade, Paris
    Cendrars, Blaise, 1887-1961
    1926
    In this letter, written in 1926 to the multifaceted Oswald de Andrade, the Swiss poet Blaise Cendrars makes certain suggestions regarding the forthcoming Paris exhibition of work by Tarsila do Amaral, the leading woman artist in the Brazilian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 780570

  • [Letter] 1928 Noviembre 19, Paris [to] [ Xul Solar]
    Spilimbergo, Lino Eneas, 1896-1964
    1928
    Lino Enea Spilimbergo wrote a letter to Argentinean artist Xul Solar inviting him to participate in the independent annual exhibition initiative, with a mission to disseminate Argentinean modern art to the Buenos Aires audiences. Spilimbergo held [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 733833

  • [Letter] 1935 Marzo 31 [to] Alan Calmer
    Liga de Escritores y Artistas Revolucionarios (Mexico City, Mexico)
    1935
    This letter written by the Comité Ejecutivo of the Liga de Escritores y Artistas Revolucionarios [Executive Committee of the League of Revolutionary Writers and Artists] was addressed to the American Writers’ Congress (AWC) in New York; it [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 807356

  • [Letter] 1936 December [to] Pollock, Sandy, Lehman
    Siqueiros, David Alfaro
    1936
    In this brief letter, David Alfaro Siqueiros advises Jackson Pollock and his team that the studio in New York will be closed during the day while he prepares for his forthcoming exhibition in Manhattan. Siqueiros explains that he needs to be alone to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 751122

  • [Letter] 1943 Julio 20, Buenos Aires [to] Presidenta de la Federación de Estudiantes Plásticos del Uruguay
    Oliva Navarro, Juan Carlos, 1888-; Mazza, Raul, 1888-
    1943
    This letter from the Asociación Estímulo de Bellas Artes (AEBA) in Argentina to the Federación de Estudiantes Plásticos del Uruguay (FEPU) invited the Uruguayan students to attend the opening of the exhibition Arte argentino del pasado y del [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1210802