Topic Descriptor: conceptual artists×
  • ¿Fuera del centro?: arte argentino en las colecciones venezolanas
    Arestizábal, Irma
    1995
    The researcher Irma Arestizábal comments on the placement of Argentinean avant-garde art, (always at the margin) in relationship to the hegemonic art centers. She writes based on a selection of works of Argentinean artists that appear in Venezuelan [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1162631

  • ¿Quién sabiendo cantar no ha cantado la Rosa?
    Benko, Susana
    1982
    In this essay, which appeared in the catalogue for Veinte disecciones (Caracas: Museo de Bellas Artes, 1982), the exhibition of works by Roberto Obregón, the researcher Susana Benko reflects on cultural symbols, conventions, and codes and the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1080932

  • [Apocalipopótese no Pavilhão Japonês]
    Oiticica, Hélio, 1937-1980; Duarte, Rogério
    1968
    Hélio Oiticica and Rogério Duarte describe the group experience called Apocalipopótese, a hybrid term that combines the words Apocalypse, hypothesis, and hippopotamus. The essay is written in a decidedly irreverent, poetic style that establishes a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110621

  • [Considerações ociosas em tôrno de uma festinha]
    Pimentel, Luiz Otávio; Flammarion; Torquato Neto, 1944-1972
    1970
    This interview features Luís Otávio Pimentel and Flammarion, the organizers of and participants in Orgramurbana, the happening at the Aterro do Flamengo beach in Rio de Janeiro in 1970. Both of them say that Orgramurbana was a “post concept” [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110625

  • [Este trabalho é]
    Gerchman, Rubens, 1942-2008
    1973
    This poetic text by the artist Rubens Gerchman is based on the opposition of certain words. Influenced by concrete poetry, this text is similar to works Gerchman produced at the time when the connection between word and image, and word and object, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110626

  • [Llegó el momento del Salón Atenas...]
    Serrano, Eduardo, 1939-
    1982
    The controversy stirred up by the decision to organize the VII Salón Atenas around the themes of young, experimental art, and Conceptualism is addressed in the introduction to the catalogue for the exhibition VIII Salón Atenas written by the art [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1094348

  • [Manuel Quintín Lame información y variación visual...]
    Caro Lopera, Antonio, 1950-
    1972
    Antonio Caro handed this flier out to the public at the Salón Independiente Jorge Tadeo Lozano held in Bogotá in 1972. It consists of a color photocopy on light brown paper containing information in black letters about the content of the work [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1082735

  • 11 Tipos : arte en Venezuela en los años setenta
    Palenzuela, Juan Carlos, 1954-
    2002
    In the book 11 tipos. Arte en Venezuela en los años setenta, the researcher Juan Carlos Palenzuela makes an exhaustive study of Venezuelan art in the1970s, a time when conceptual art was unquestionably being produced in that country. The author [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1051955

  • A arte do AI-5 hoje
    Roels, Reynaldo; Santos, Joaquim Ferreira dos, 1951-
    1986
    This article contains a survey carried out on the occasion of the exhibition Depoimento de uma geração [Statement of a Generation] curated by critic Frederico Morais. The show, which took place at the Galeria de Arte Banerj in 1986, intended to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110475

  • A estratégia de Cildo Meireles
    Coutinho, Wilson
    1978
    This is a review of the following emblematic works produced by Cildo Meireles: “Inserções em Circuitos Ideológicos,” “Espaços Virtuais: Cantos,” and “Blindhotland.” According to the art critic Wilson Coutinho, these works suggest a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110613

  • A trilha da trama
    Duarte, Paulo Sérgio
    1979
    This book, from the ABC—Arte Brasileira Contemporânea—collection published by FUNARTE, is about Antônio Dias. The book was written by the critic Paulo Sergio Duarte, who suggests that the artist’s work shattered standards and showed that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111067

  • America
    Mosquera, Gerardo
    2000
    Five continents and one city: The Tercer Salón Internacional de Pintura [3rd International Painting Salon], held in Mexico City in 2000, was based on the selections made by five curators, each of whom chose three contemporary artists from their [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1150214

  • Anna Bella Geiger
    Cocchiarale, Fernando França; Geiger, Anna Bella
    1978
    This book on artist Anna Bella Geiger forms part of the ABC—Arte Brasileira Contemporânea—a collection published by the Fundação Nacional de Artes (Funarte), a government organization with headquarters in Rio de Janeiro. In this volume, critic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111066

  • Antonio Caro guerrillero visual = visual guerrilla
    Camnitzer, Luis
    1995
    Artist and critic Luis Camnitzer analyzes the production of Antonio Caro on the basis of several works Caro produced between 1975 and 1995, specifically: El carrito de Marlboro [The Marlboro Cart], Colombia Cocacola [Coca-Cola],  Todo está muy Caro [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 860606

  • Aparecimento do suprasensorial na arte brasileira
    Oiticica, Hélio, 1937-1980
    1968
    In this essay, Hélio Oiticica discusses the ruptures to be created by a new objectual perspective in Brazilian art that he uses to define his concept of “super-sensory” experience. He is referring to art installations of an (inner) libertarian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110620

  • Arte Ambiental, arte pós-moderna, Helio Oiticica
    Pedrosa, Mário
    1966
    Critic Mário Pedrosa terms Hélio Oiticica’s recent work “post-modern,” given that he no longer relies on criteria established by Cubism, but rather on other innovative stimuli. In his judgment, this “post-modern” work begins a new cycle [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110622

  • Arte conceptual : ¿Qué es? ¿Cómo se ha manifestado en Puerto Rico?
    Benítez, Marimar; Renta, Enrique; De Mater O' Neill, María; González, Julieta, 1968-
    2004
    In this essay, María de Mater O'Neill, Marimar Benítez, Julieta González, and Enrique Renta, who are all involved in art, join together to discuss their ideas about Conceptual art. O’Neill explains the development of Conceptual art, and suggests [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 866822

  • Arte conceptual, el arte de los años 80
    Rojas de Lora, Clara Isabel
    1980
    This article by journalist Clara Isabel Rojas de Lora presents the exhibition Arte de los años 80 [Art of the ‘80s]. Specifically, the article reflects on the nature of the art object and the role it plays in the exhibition, which was held at the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1087555

  • Aspectos do não-objetualismo no Brasil
    Amaral, Aracy A., 1930-
    1981
    On the basis of the festive, bold, and boundless nature of the relationship between the social and the artistic in Latin America, critic Aracy Amaral argues that there is an integral connection between the creative and the political in the region. In [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111221

  • Atensão
    Zílio, Carlos
    1976
    Carlos Zílio wrote this essay for Atensão, the exhibition of his own works at the Sala Experimental do Museu de Arte Moderna in Rio de Janeiro in 1976. Zílio discusses specific features of his work, from his conception of the exhibition as a whole [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110551

  • Barrio
    Barrio, Artur
    1978
    This book is part of the ABC (Arte Brasileira Contemporânea) collection, published by Funarte (Fundação Nacional das Artes). As the title suggests, Artur Barrio is about the artist; it includes a selection of his essays, illustrated with a variety [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111068

  • Bode; A exposição de Antônio Manuel de zero às 24 horas nas bancas de jornais
    Manuel, Antonio
    1984
    The artist Antonio Manuel describes two works that were conceived for an exhibition at the MAM-RJ (Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro) in 1973, an event that the museum canceled on the eve of its opening in an attempt to avoid “difficult [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110565

  • Carlos Augusto Vergara
    Oiticica, Hélio, 1937-1980
    1970
    This is a poetic critique of Carlos Vergara’s work, written by Hélio Oiticica. The review posits questions concerning the history of Brazilian modern art in which Oiticica, referring to Vergara’s pieces, identifies what he calls a work of art’ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110552

  • Cildo Meireles
    Meireles, Cildo; Brito, Ronaldo; Sousa, Eudoro de
    1981
    This book on artist Cildo Meireles forms part of the ABC—Arte Brasileira Contemporânea—a collection published by the Fundação Nacional de Artes (Funarte), a governmental organization with headquarters in Rio de Janeiro. The volume contains the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111069

  • Contra a arte culta. A liderança dos ‘velhos’. O público de volta
    Morais, Frederico, 1936-
    1982
    In his review of exhibitions held in 1981, Frederico Morais mentions the role of the curator as an emergent figure in the art world of Rio de Janeiro. He goes on to discuss the challenge faced by young artists working with more traditional approaches [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110553

  • El arte conceptual se toma el Salón Nacional
    Márceles Daconte, Eduardo, 1942-
    1978
    This article by the art critic Eduardo Márceles Daconte was published in the Sunday Magazine of the Bogotá daily newspaper El Espectador. The writer provides a brief account of the activities of the group El Sindicato, which emerged in Barranquilla [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134222

  • Em torno do sistema da arte
    Pontual, Roberto, 1939-
    1975
    According to the critic and curator Roberto Pontual, 1975 was a turning point that ushered in a period of renewed creative activity in Brazil, as evidenced by the different movements that emerged on the heels of the downturn in art production in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110554

  • Exposição Carlos Zilio
    Zílio, Carlos
    1975
    Carlos Zílio endorses the attitude which, in his opinion, should be adopted by artists who wish to express any form of resistance. He protests against the critical reviews issued by those involved in the promotion or exposure of works of art, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110599

  • Exposición conceptual de Bernardo Salcedo
    de Vieco, Beatriz
    1970
    In this text, Colombian journalist Beatriz de Vieco describes the conceptual works by Bernardo Salcedo featured in the November 1970 exhibition at the Sala Vásquez Ceballos of the National Library of Colombia in Bogotá. According to de Vieco, the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 864488

  • Fala, Hélio
    Pape, Lygia; Oiticica, Hélio, 1937-1980
    1978
    Lygia Pape interviews Hélio Oiticica after he had returned from having lived for a period in New York. When asked about the term “Latin American art,” Oiticica says that he does not believe his work fits into that category, which he considers [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111054

  • Fardo factual
    Ayala, Walmir, 1933-1991
    1970
    This text consists of statements by the organizers of the event entitled Orgramurbana, a neologism that means something like “ogres organized in the urban area.” An artistic event that attempted to connect to the community, Orgramurbana was held [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110624

  • From beats to borders : an alternative history of Chicano art in California
    Noriega, Chon A., 1961-
    2000
    In his essay, scholar and curator Chon Noriega explores the process of writing alternative histories through three case studies in Chicano visual arts. He presents each example as the result of an engagement with both identity politics and the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 862140

  • Génesis de una idea
    Barrios, Álvaro, 1945-
    1981
    The article “Génesis de una idea” [Genesis of an Idea] was published in La Re-vista in the early 1980s. In it, artist Álvaro Barrios explains his interest in French artist Marcel Duchamp, stating that it was through the study of Duchamp’s art [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1079828

  • Helio Oiticica Retrospective at the Whitechapel Gallery, until April 6: Oiticica talks to Guy Brett
    Brett, Guy; Oiticica, Hélio, 1937-1980
    1969
    The English critic Guy Brett interviews Hélio Oiticica, who describes some of the concepts involved in the works exhibited at his London retrospective. The artist explains his concepts of creative participation, “crelazer” [a hybrid word [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110627

  • Identidade do artista: Ângelo de Aquino
    Bittencourt, Francisco
    1979
    In 1977, the critic Francisco Bittencourt introduced the work of Ângelo de Aquino in an exhibition, Identidade do artista, the title of which addressed the identity of the contemporary artist vis-à-vis his public status in the world. The discussion [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110493

  • Imagens da imagem
    Pontual, Roberto, 1939-
    1975
    In this essay the critic Roberto Pontual discusses the works of Vera Chaves Barcellos, paying particular attention to her thoughts on the subject of prints. He focuses on her work during the 1970s, especially her experiments with a photo-language [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110688

  • Inserções em circuitos ideológicos (1970)
    Meireles, Cildo
    1981
    In this text, Brazilian artist Cildo Meireles recalls the late sixties when he and other artists “first came into contact with what was truly of interest,” mainly acting directly on real “situations” rather than creating representations of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110568

  • L'art bresilien dans les sables mouvants = L'arte in Brasile, nelle sabbie mobili : un viaggio di Pierre Restany
    Restany, Pierre
    1975
    During his visit to Brazil, the French art critic Pierre Restany notices that “the complex Brazilian reality” is reflected in “the small world of art,” to the point of expressing a certain “cultural confusion” (over and above questions of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110508

  • L'homme est le centre = O homem é o centro [consultado]
    Almeida, Vera Pedrosa Martins de; Clark, Lygia
    1968
    In this interview with Lygia Clark by art critic Vera Pedrosa, the artist discusses the radical change in direction at the heart of her research. Her work no longer revolves around formal questions, but rather around experiences that operate directly [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110692

  • La Bienal de 1981 y el coloquio de arte no objetual y de arte urbano
    Fernandez Uribe, Carlos Arturo
    2007
    This text analyzes two events important to contemporary art from the Antioquia region that took place in 1981: the first was the fourth and final edition of the Bienal de Arte de Medellín, and the second was the Coloquio de Arte No Objetual y de [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1100045

  • La chispa de Luis Paz
    Medina, Alvaro, 1942-
    1975
    Álvaro Medina analyzes the work of Colombian artist Luis Paz, who “works with ideas more than with images.” Medina defines Paz’s work as Conceptual art, a category that allows him to explain what is supposedly understood by this trend in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1130227

  • La performance desde la perspectiva Latinoamericana
    Padín, Clemente, 1939-
    2005
    In this article Clemente Padín discusses the historical development of performance art in Europe and in North America. He also refers to specific examples to describe the nature of this action art as practiced in Latin America. He believes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1240733

  • Leitura crítica do real
    Brito, Ronaldo
    1976
    In this review, the critic Ronaldo Brito discusses Atensão [Attention, there is tension], the exhibition of works by the visual artist Carlos Zílio. Brito explains that the exhibition space consists of an area in which the works create tensions in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110555

  • Ligia Pape
    Oiticica, Hélio, 1937-1980
    1975
    In this essay, Hélio Oiticica reviews Lygia Pape’s career, which has been skyrocketing ever since her Livro da criação, produced in 1960. Oiticica notes that Pape’s work is increasingly concerned with sensory experience, a trend that has been [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110628

  • Los Hartos
    Rodríguez Prampolini, Ida
    1961
    The review by Ida Rodríguez [Prampolini] is one of the most complete ever written about the exhibition by Los Hartos [The Fed-Ups]. With fondness and a nimble style she describes the work and each of the 12 personalities who participated in that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752226

  • Los nuevos procesos y la representación figurativa
    Vivas, Zuleiva, 1951-
    2000
    In the essay “Los nuevos procesos y la representación figurativa” [The New Processes and Figurative Representation], chapter III of the book La desaparición de los límites [The Disappearance of Limits], author Zuleiva Vivas explains the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1157174

  • Lygia Clark
    Clark, Lygia; Pedrosa, Mário; Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    1980
    This volume, which forms part of the Arte Brasileira Contemporânea (ABC) collection, discusses Brazilian artist Lygia Clark. It includes texts by the artist herself—indeed, the book is a sort of anthology of her writings—and by critics Mário [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111070

  • Lygia Pape
    Pape, Lygia; Pimentel, Luiz Otávio
    1983
    Volume from the ABC collection – Arte Brasileira Contemporânea dedicated to Lygia Pape; it includes texts written by her, critic Mário Pedrosa, and a poem by Luis Otávio Pimentel, as well as some short passages written by 19th century writer [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111071

  • O homem, estrutura viva de uma arquitetura biológica e celular
    Clark, Lygia
    1971
    In these lines, artist Lygia Clark analyzes the displacement of the object in her artistic formulations. Whereas before objects were the vehicles of sensations, sensations now take shape by means of the artist’s proposals to form what she calls “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110691

  • O pão nosso de cada dia
    Cocchiarale, Fernando França
    1980
    The critic and curator Fernando Cocchiarale reviews O Pão Nosso de cada dia [Our Daily Bread], the series by Anna Bella Geiger. In his opinion, the artist’s other more characteristic works, such as her maps, express the artist’s concept of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110557