Topic Descriptor: freedom×
  • A quienes lucharon por mi libertad con mi más profundo reconocimiento
    Siqueiros, David Alfaro
    After spending four years in prison in Mexico for an obscure “crime of social dissolution,” Siqueiros was released in July 1964. He then wrote this letter to all the friends in various parts of the world who had demanded his freedom. In [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1238740

  • Cultura de liberación
    Grompone, Antonio, 1893-1965
    This essay is on the author of the speech delivered at the Ateneo de Montevideo, Antonio Miguel Grompone, on “the culture of liberation,” where he highlights the cultural and political importance of the “peoples” universities or adult [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1226424

  • La libertad en Portinari
    Vitureira, Cipriano S. (Cipriano Santiago), 1907-
    Cipriano Vitureira was one of the main intellectuals who feted Candido Portinari during his visit to Uruguay in 1947. On the whole, the Brazilian painter was well liked by members of the PCU (Partido Comunista Uruguayo) and artists working in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1225346

  • [Para un pintor, y éste es mi caso, la defensa de la libertad de pensamiento...]
    Gutiérrez, Sérvulo
    This text is the message delivered by painter Sérvulo Gutiérrez to the first convention organized by the Asociación Nacional de Escritores y Artistas (ANEA); the event was held in Lima in September 1955. In his statement, Gutiérrez asserts that, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1138812

  • Prefacio
    Escobar, Elizam, 1948-
    In this text, Puerto Rican artist Elizam Escobar writes a treatise on the relationship between art and freedom. He states that “art is a constant exercise of liberation and freedom, in which a being commits to writing or deliriously recreates his [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1052435

  • Ariel, evangelio de humanismo americano
    Beltrán Guerrero, Luis, 1914-1997
    Luis Beltrán Guerrero, in his re-reading of the famous book from 1900 by José Enrique Rodó, Ariel, diminishes the importance of its criticism of “yanqui” (Yankee) culture, given that in his judgment, the Uruguayan philosopher could not [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 850156

  • [Discurso de abertura, Museo de la Solidaridad, Santiago, Chile]
    Pedrosa, Mário
    As President of the Artistic Solidarity Committee with Chile, Mário Pedrosa addresses then President Salvador Allende Gossens during the reception ceremony for the works that would make up the collection of the Museo de la Solidaridad in Santiago. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 807990

  • Sobre un episodio de censura : emitió una formal declaración de censura la Academia Nacional de Bellas Artes
    Monzón, Hugo
    This article explains that the Academia Nacional de Bellas Artes [National Academy of Fine Arts] issued a statement in which it acknowledged that artists should be free to create works of art, but cautioned that when works of art are used for [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772348

  • Como en tiempo de Huerta : Una dictadura reaccionaria en la Escuela Nacional Preparatoria
    This article denounces the director of the Escuela Nacional Preparatoria, Ángel Vallarino, for suspending, by order of the Secretario de Educación Pública [Minister of Public Education], a group of students. The students were suspended for [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 764125

  • Dos casos de violación al derecho de propiedad
    Siqueiros, David Alfaro
    The author condemns the double standard with which two property rights cases were adjudicated. Siqueiros compares the destruction of the offices of La revista de Yucatán [Yucatan Magazine] by an angry crowd to the attack by a group of dentistry [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 764072

  • [Letter] 1968 Mayo 27, Buenos Aires [to] Jorge Romero Brest
    Sociedad Argentina de Artistas Plásticos
    In his position as the vice-president of the Sociedad Argentina de Artistas Plásticos (SAAP), the artist Ignacio Colombres sent a letter to the director de Artes Plásticas del Instituto Torcuato Di Tella; in it he condems the closure of one of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 761973

  • Sin nombrarlo : Tamayo contesta a Rivera
    Suárez, Luis
    Rufino Tamayo expressed his ideas on the need to protect freedom of expression in the creative process. He explained that he did not belong to any group; on a personal level, however, he expressed his support for one of the “inalienable rights of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759025

  • [En un mundo sin limites externos...]
    Paparella, Aldo
    Aldo Paparella discusses his ideas concerning creative freedom, truth, and the legacy of the past, as well as his view of idealism as a form of heroic asceticism in the face of the consumer society. He defines his new works as new receptive entities [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754912

  • Ayer y hoy
    Paparella, Aldo
    Aldo Paparella claims that, in a consumer society, the artist is reduced to being a salesman. He defends the idea of “classicity” in his sculptural work. And, finally, Paparella explains his own artistic motivation as being influenced by terms [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754741

  • [Letter] 1974 Septiembre 13 [Minturno] [to] Libero [Badii]
    Paparella, Aldo
    Aldo Paparella writes to Libero Badii about artistic practice in contemporary society, and laying out certain opinions about invention, freedom, and the marketplace [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754717