Topic Descriptor: expression×
  • [La pregunta a esta nueva expresión comunicativa es ¿por qué has cambiado la pintura por la escultura?...]
    Badii, Líbero, 1916-
    1980
    Libero Badii explains that his transition from sculpting to painting demonstrated that he was an artist in his prime. According to him, painting could express the communicative meaning of his work. He mentions the "sinister" sense of his artistic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754073

  • [Letter] 1968 Mayo 27, Buenos Aires [to] Jorge Romero Brest
    Sociedad Argentina de Artistas Plásticos
    1968
    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

  • [Para un pintor, y éste es mi caso, la defensa de la libertad de pensamiento...]
    Gutiérrez, Sérvulo
    1955
    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

  • 1o. Salão de Arte - Feira Nacional de Indústrias
    1941
    The catalogue for I Salão, the exhibition sponsored by the Feira de Indústrias, includes essays written by the organizers of the event: Elias Chaves Neto, Vittorio Gobbis, and Quirino da Silva. Gobbis talks about the meaning of art and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785193

  • Arte regional...
    Prates, Homero
    1918
    Starting with this issue, working alongside Guilherme de Almeida, Homero Prates assumed the role of literary editor of the journal Panoplia. In his text, Prates points out the nationalist feelings circulating at the time in Brazil. This outlook set a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 780547

  • Brazil Builds
    Andrade, Mário de, 1893-1945
    1944
    Mário de Andrade begins this text by questioning the term “architecture” and its meaning. In his view, architectural laws obey both the laws of nature and the laws of humans that lead to arbitrary personal impulses. He establishes a difference [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1074892

  • Como en tiempo de Huerta : Una dictadura reaccionaria en la Escuela Nacional Preparatoria
    1924
    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

  • Estética e ideologia: o modernismo em 1930
    LAFETÁ, João Luiz
    1973
    This critical essay by João Luiz Lafetá examines Brazilian modernism by distinguishing the “aesthetic project” from the “ideological project” of the literary production during the 1920s and 1930s. The author creates a dialectical division [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110363

  • Phantasias de um poeta
    Andrade, Mário de, 1893-1945
    1939
    In this article, the writer Mário de Andrade discusses the photomontages of poet Jorge de Lima. In the opinion of de Andrade, photomontage can be considered a new medium for lyrical expression and an introduction to modern art. He thinks that those [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 781216

  • Portinari
    Andrade, Mário de, 1893-1945
    1934
    In this article, Mário de Andrade discusses Cândido Portinari’s painting, and explains that his heterogeneity of styles, aesthetic and technical concepts and, of course, virtuosity are integral components of the drama of being a contemporary [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 784336

  • Regionalidade e universalidade na expressão artística latino-americana
    GONÇALVES, Lisbeth Rebollo
    1994
    This article stresses the need to establish the parameters of Latin American art events and think about the criteria used to judge them. It also discusses a question that defines the idea of “regionality,” a concept that is closely associated [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 808332