Topic Descriptor: prizes×
  • ¿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

  • ¿Plagio o lícita búsqueda de lo bello?
    Castrillón, Alfonso, 1935-
    1969
    Alfonso Castrillón weighs in on the controversy that erupted over Motociclista No. 3, the painting by Luis Zevallos Hetzel that won first prize at the Festivales de Ancón (a resort on the outskirts of Lima). The uproar began when the Lima magazine [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142187

  • ¿Por qué preferir una mujer a otra?
    1966
    This article is a review of the Premio Torcuato Di Tella 1966 [The Torcuato Di Tella Prize of 1966]; it describes the panorama and points out that on this occasion the Pop artists have rediscovered the attitude of creation; within it the personal is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759838

  • "J. López Antay es más auténtico que muchos artistas cultos"
    Castrillón, Alfonso, 1935-
    1976
    Alfonso Castrillón defends the decision to recognize López Antay by granting him the Premio Nacional de Cultura [award], asserting that his work “is more authentic than the work of many so-called high artists, who have spent their whole lives [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1136092

  • "La importancia de nuestra generacíon es haber puesto al día al Perú artístico"
    1955
    This is an anonymous interview with Fernando de Szyszlo on his successful presentation at the III Salón Moncloa in Lima in 1955. The artist stated that it was the first artistic competition in which he had participated since 1951 due to his distrust [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1137778

  • [Carta de renuncia a la Mención Honrosa otorgada en el Concurso de Pintura Nacional sobre Túpac Amaru]
    Cajahuaringa, José Milner, 1932-
    1971
    With this letter, Peruvian painter Milner Cajahuaringa rejects the honorable mention granted his work at the Concurso Nacional de Pintura [National Painting Contest] organized by the so-called Gobierno Revolucionario de las Fuerzas Armadas in 1970, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141759

  • [De todos los premios afortunadamente se multiplica fomentando...]
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    1963
    Writing the prologue for the catalogue of the Premio Ver y Estimar [To See and Ponder Magazine Prize] held in 1963 in Buenos Aires, the author claims to observe the distinctive feature of this competition in this statement: “it voluntarily [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 753920

  • [Del 10 de julio al 12 de agosto de 1962, se realizó en el Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes la exposición...]
    Romero Brest, Jorge; Argan, Giulio Carlo; Sweeney, James Jonson
    1962
    This resource contains the discussion between the members of the jury for the Premio Nacional e Internacional Torcuato Di Tella [National and International Prize Torcuato Di Tella] 1962. After long deliberations, this jury—consisting of Giulio [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755710

  • [El único rasgo singular del Premio Di Tella 1966...]
    Alloway, Lawrence
    196-
    Lawrence Oliver expresses his opinion here on Jorge Romero Brest’s methods at the Premio Torcuato Di Tella [Torcuato Di Tella Prize], specifically in terms of the support provided to the most talented artists that enabled them to present works they [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 757760

  • [En Buenos Aires a los seis dias...]
    Romero Brest, Jorge; Greenberg, Clement, 1909-1994; Restany, Pierre
    1964
    The members of the jury assigned to participate in the 1964 Instituto Torcuato Di Tella Prize, Jorge Romero Brest, Clement Greenberg, and Pierre Restany have decided to grant the International Prize to Kenneth Noland, and also recommended the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762255

  • [En Buenos Aires a los veintinueve días del mes...]
    Romero Brest, Jorge; Hahn, Otto; Alloway, Lawrence
    1966
    The jury for the 1966 Premio Internacional Instituto Torcuato Di Tella [Instituto Torcuato Di Tella International Prize], composed of Lawrence Alloway, Otto Hahn and Jorge Romero Brest, awarded the first prize to Susana Salgado, second prize to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 757030

  • [En Buenos Aires a los veintiseis días...]
    Argan, Giulio Carlo; Bowness, Alan; Romero Brest, Jorge
    1965
    The jury for the Premio Internacional Instituto Torcuato Di Tella 1965 [1965 Instituto Torcuato Di Tella International Prize], which consisted of Giulio Carlo Argan, Alan Bowness, and Jorge Romero Brest, voted to purchase Cuatro Habitaciones [Four [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758318

  • [En Buenos Aires, a los cuatro días...]
    Romero Brest, Jorge; Venturi, Lionello
    1960
    The jurors designated to act on the Argentinean Painters Prize of the Torcuato Di Tella Institute, Jorge Romero-Brest and Lionello Venturi, unanimously decide to grant the prize to Mario Pucciarelli for his work De profundis [Out of the Depths of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755066

  • [En Buenos Aires, a los nueve días del mes de agosto...]
    Romero Brest, Jorge; Sandberg, William; Lassaigne, Jacques
    1963
    The jurors of the Premio Instituto Torcuato Di Tella 1963, Jorge Romero Brest, Jacques Lassaigne, and William Sandberg, awarded the Premio Nacional [National Prize] to Luis Felipe Noé for his work and in particular, Introducción a la esperanza [ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758230

  • [En Buenos Aires, a los veintiocho dias del mes de septiembre...]
    Restany, Pierre; Greenberg, Clement, 1909-1994; Romero Brest, Jorge
    1964
    The jury appointed to judge the 1964 Premio Instituto Torcuato Di Tella [Torcuato Di Tella Institute Prize]—whose members included the critics Jorge Romero Brest (Argentina), Clement Greenberg (United States), and Pierre Restany (France)—decided [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762276

  • [En memoria de quien fuera esforzado coleccionista...]
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    1960
    In his double function as director of the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes [National Museum of Fine Arts] and art consultant of the Fundación Torcuato Di Tella in Buenos Aires, Jorge Romero-Brest wrote the prologue for the Argentinean Painters Prize [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755039

  • [I have often been questioned why the concern over which...]
    McCloud, James F.
    1962
    This is the introduction to the 1st Latin American Art Biennial delivered by James F. McCloud, the President of the Biennial, at the opening of the event on June 26, 1962, at the Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes “Emilio A. Caraffa” in Córdoba, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 777774

  • [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

  • [Letter, 1967] lunes 22, París [to, Jorge] Romero Brest
    Paz, Samuel
    1967
    Samuel Paz wrote this letter to Jorge Romero Brest while the former was in Paris. It refers to the details of the negotiations with different galleries to secure the works for the Premio Torcuato Di Tella 1967 [1967 Torcuato Di Tella Prize]. Paz [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759855

  • [Letter] [1967] domingo 14, Nueva York [to Jorge Romero Brest]
    Paz, Samuel
    1967
    This is a letter Samuel Paz wrote in New York to Jorge Romero Brest, in which he provides the details regarding the negotiations with different galleries undertaken to obtain works that would participate in the Premio Torcuato Di Tella 1967. [The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758132

  • [Letter] [1970?] Buenos Aires [to] Dr. Roberto Cortés Conde
    Distéfano, Juan Carlos
    1970
    This study signed by Juan Carlos Distéfano,Francisco Kröpfl, Fernando von Reichenbach and Humberto Rivas sets forth objectives and a structural schematic. It likewise makes projections on budgets as well as the infrastructure necessary for the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762021

  • [Letter] 1961 diciembre 18, Buenos Aires [to] Alicia Pérez Peñalba
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    1961
    Jorge Romero Brest writes to Alicia [Pérez] Penalba about an exhibition of her work that is scheduled for the Centro de Artes Visuales del Instituto Torcuato Di Tella [Center for Visual Arts of the Torcuato Di Tella Institute], which coincides with [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755767

  • [Letter] 1961 Mayo 26, Roma [to] Guido Di Tella
    Pucciarelli, Mario, 1928-
    1961
    Mario Pucciarelli, the winner of the 1960 Torcuato Di Tella Institute Prize, writes to Guido Di Tella, describing his artistic activities in Rome, according to the regulations of the prize. He keeps him posted about the exhibition, in progress al [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760543

  • [Letter] 1962 Abril 12, Buenos Aires [to] Enio Iommi
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    1962
    Jorge Romero Brest writes to Enio Iommi inviting him to participate in the Torcuato Di Tella Institute Prize (1962 edition), enclosing the rules. In addition, he informs him that he will be able to apply for the National Prize (and eventually for the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755780

  • [Letter] 1962 Abril 2, Montrouge [France] [to] Jorge Romero Brest
    Penalba, Alicia, 1913-1982
    1962
    After receiving a telegram about the exhibition in the Torcuato Di Tella Institute, Alicia Penalba communicates her agreement to the terms therein to Jorge Romero Brest, although she believes that precautions must be taken due to the political [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755754

  • [Letter] 1962 abril 24, Valparaíso [to] Jorge Romero Brest
    Girola, Claudio
    1962
    After being invited to participate in the Torcuato Di Tella National Prize (Buenos Aires), the artist Claudio Girola sends this letter from Chile to Jorge Romero Brest thanking him for his inclusion but declining the invitation for personal reasons [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755804

  • [Letter] 1962 Abril 9, Buenos Aires [to] Jorge Romero Brest
    Squirru, Rafael, 1925-
    1962
    Argentinean art critic Rafael Squirru, then general director of cultural relations at the Foireign Office of Argentina responds to the survey sent by Jorge Romero Brest regarding both the means for and the actual selection of the artists for the 1962 [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755828

  • [Letter] 1962 Marzo 27, Buenos Aires [to] Rafael Squirru
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    1962
    Jorge Romero Brest writes to art critic Rafael Squirru, then general director of cultural relations at the Foreign Office of Argentina informing him about the new format for the Torcuato Di Tella Institute Prize. This will include works by national [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755840

  • [Letter] 1962 Marzo 31, Buenos Aires [to] Jorge Romero Brest
    Córdova Iturburu, C. (Cayetano), 1902-
    1962
    The Argentinean art critic Cayetano Córdova Iturburu responds to the survey sent by Jorge Romero Brest in regards to both to the means for and the actual selection of the artists for the 1962 Torcuato Di Tella Institute Prize. The critic proposes to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755816

  • [Letter] 1962 Mayo 10, Buenos Aires [to] Enrique Oteiza
    Iommi, Enio, 1926-
    1962
    After receiving the invitation to participate in the Torcuato Di Tella Institute Prize (Buenos Aires), Enio Iommi sends this letter to Enrique Oteiza telling him his personal reasons why he will not able to participate. According to his ethical [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755793

  • [Letter] 1962 Mayo 15, Buenos Aires [to Mario] Pucciarelli
    Di Tella, Guido
    1962
    Guido De Tella responds to Mario Pucciarelli’s suggestions in regards to the new requirements for the Torcuato Di Tella Institute Prize, explaining that they will consider his advice about not making travel a condition of the prize. Nevertheless, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755852

  • [Letter] 1962 Mayo 2, Roma [to] Guido [Di Tella]
    Pucciarelli, Mario, 1928-
    1962
    Mario Pucciarelli, artist, winner of the 1960 Torcuato Di Tella Institute Prize, writes to Guido Di Tella, keeping him posted about his activities in Rome, in line with the prize’s previously stipulated regulations, highlighting the repercussions [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760557

  • [Letter] 1962 Mayo 7, Montrouge, France [to] Guido Di Tella
    Penalba, Alicia, 1913-1982
    1962
    Alicia Penalba writes that, despite being honored by the invitation, she must decline to participate due to several problems: the art collector who was going to lend works for the exhibiton urgently needs to install them in his garden and the other [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755741

  • [Letter] 1965 Febrero 26, Buenos Aires [to Jorge] Romero Brest
    Paz, Samuel
    1961
    This document is a letter from Samuel Paz to Jorge Romero Brest, who was visiting the United States at that time. It reports the steps taken to attain the participation of artists Kenneth Noland, Morris Louis, Pol Bury and Mark Brusse for the Premio [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759756

  • [Letter] 1965 septiembre 21, Buenos Aires [to] Director de La Prensa
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1965
    This letter by León Ferrari responds to the concepts raised by Ernesto Ramallo in the article “Los artistas argentinos en el Premio Di Tella 1965” [The Argentinean Artists in the Premio Di Tella 1965] published in the newspaper La Prensa [The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 761879

  • [Letter] 1967 Junio 12, Buenos Aires [to] E. de Wilde
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    1967
    This is a letter sent by Jorge Romero Brest to E. de Wilde, Director of the Stedelijk Museum [City Museum] of Amsterdam in which he explains that, although he regrets their disagreement, the Instituto Torcuato Di Tella does not disclose beforehand [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758116

  • [Letter] 1967 Junio 22, Amsterdam [to] Jorge Romero Brest
    Wilde, Eliane de
    1967
    [This document is] is a letter sent by the Director of the Stedelijk Museum [City Museum] of Amsterdam, Dr. E. de Wilde to Jorge Romero Brest, in relation to the invitation extended to him to act as a jury member for the Premio Internacional Di Tella [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758087

  • [Letter] 1968 Abril 25, Buenos Aires [to] Alfredo Rodríguez Arias
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    1968
    This letter, addressed to Alfredo Rodríguez Arias, invites him to participate in Experiencias 1968 [The 1968 Practices]. It states that 60,000 Argentinean pesos would be provided to realize the experience. It likewise stipulates that letters [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758568

  • [Letter] 1968 Dec. 30 [to] Walter Zanini
    Gerchman, Rubens, 1942-2008
    1968
    While in the United States on a travel scholarship, the artist Rubens Gerchman wrote to Walter Zanini—who at the time was the director of the MAC-USP (Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo)—to tell him that he was in New York [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111051

  • [Letter] 1972 Enero 10, Buenos Aires [to] Horacio I. Carballal
    Heredia, Alberto
    1972
    In this letter Alberto Heredia declines the prize awarded him by the jury of the Certamen Nacional de Investigaciones Visuales [The National Visual Arts Resarch Competition] (Buenos Aires, Argentina). He bases his rebuttal on the discrimination [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772297

  • [Letter] 1972 Febrero 27, San Juan, Puerto Rico [to] el director de Claridad
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1972
    In this brief, cynical note, artist Lorenzo Homar informs the editor of the radical newspaper Claridad that he plans to suggest that the “Methadone Prize” at the III Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano [3rd San Juan Biennial of Latin [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 856463

  • [Letter] 1973 December 17, s.l. [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Alegría, Ricardo E.
    1973
    In 1974, Ricardo Alegría was director of the Office of Cultural Affairs, as well as a member of the committee for the III Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano [Third San Juan Biennial of Latin American Graphic Art]. [In this letter,] Alegr [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861290

  • [Letter] 1977, Enero 12, Miramar, Puerto Rico [to] Pedro [Alcántara]
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1977
    Lorenzo Homar writes to the Colombian artist Pedro Alcántara to congratulate him on being awarded the Berlin Intergraphic Festival Prize. Homar asks Alcántara to refer to the notes he includes in his letter and read them to the artists who attended [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863900

  • [Letter] Roma, [to] Guido Di Tella, 6 de mayo de 1962
    Pucciarelli, Mario, 1928-
    1962
    Mario Pucciarelli, the Argentine artist who won the Premio Instituto Torcuato Di Tella in 1960, writes to Guido Di Tella about his opinions on the new guidelines established by the 1962 Premio, with particular regard to the prize stipend and the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755867

  • [Nelson Blanco y Carlos Pacheco, ganadores ambos del Premio Braque...]
    Yurkiévich, Saúl, 1931-
    1965
    Poet and essayist Saúl Yurkiévich identifies Nelson Blanco and Carlos Pacheco as two figurative artists who react against Informalism, although he tracks the influence of chromatic geometry in both. For Yurkievich, the dynamics of new painting [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762759

  • [Por tercera vez se organiza el "Premio Ver y Estimar"]
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    1962
    This text introduces the catalogue for the 1962 installment of the Premio de Honor Ver y Estimar [To See and Ponder Magazine Runner-up Prize] (Buenos Aires). According to the author, the prize, now in it its third incarnation, “has begun to reveal [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 753937

  • A proposito de la Menesunda
    González Lanuza, Eduardo, 1900-
    1965
    This text introduces the conferences organized by Eduardo González Lanuza at Galería PROAR. His intention is not to speak from an aesthetic point of view on La Menesunda [Hodgepodge] but rather of Jorge Romero Brest’s conference held on June 11 [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760004

  • 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

  • Acerca de la letra h : una conversación entre Yamandú Canosa y Rosa Queralt
    Queralt, Rosa; Canosa, Yamandú, 1954-
    2007
    This is an interview by the art critic Rosa Queralt with Yamandú Canosa in regard to his 2003 exhibition held in Spain, named La línea h (iceberg), at the Art Center of Salamanca. It was published in the catalogue Premio Pedro Figari (2007–08 [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1247647

  • Actas de los jurados de calificación : República de Colombia : Bogotá, Febrero 18 de 1887
    1887
    This document brings together a group of minutes and reports pertinent to the awarding of prizes at the Primera Exposición Anual of the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes of Colombia, held on that institution’s premises (San Bartolomé building) [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1132596