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  • Alfredo Hlito : Premio adquisición en la Segunda Bienal del Museo de Arte Moderno de San Pablo
    Bayley, Edgar
    This article notes that Alfredo Hlito—who was secretary to the director of nueva visión [New Vision] magazine at that time—was awarded a prize at the Second São Paulo Biennial in Brazil. The writer suggests that this was not just a well- [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 742252

  • Algo acerca de “La Menesunda”
    Isele, Ernesto
    Within the framework of the dizzying changes taking place in the everyday life of Argentineans at that time, the article reports on the reaction provoked by La Menesunda [Hodgepodge]. After describing some of the viewers’ opinions, it mentions the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762128

  • Anarquista angélico
    The article reports Herbert Read’s visit to Argentina for the I Bienal America de Arte [1st Latin American Art Biennial], held in Córdoba, at which he would serve as president of the jury. It also tells of his traveling to the Museo Nacional de [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 770888

  • Antecedentes de la Bienal Americana de Arte
    As of 1958, Industrias Kaiser Argentina had a plan to organize and sponsor an annual event, the first of which would be the Primer Concurso Anual de Artes Visuales Contemporáneas [First Annual Contemporary Visual Art Competition]. People quickly [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 777743

  • Artes Plásticas : arte y expresión
    Roland, Alfredo
    Art critic Alfredo Roland affirms that traditional painting required a certain degree of skill. In his judgment, Informal Art and other cultural expressions of the time seem to have completely done away with this element. Roland ponders this aspect [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 757822

  • Artes Plásticas : dos pintores del concurso Di Tella
    Parpagnoli, Hugo
    This text by Hugo Parpagnoli analyzes the works presented by Luis Felipe Noé and Rómulo Macció. He states that the controversial atmosphere that arose from these works—awarded by the ITDT [Instituto Torcuato Di Tella]—proves that they were not [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762225

  • Artes plásticas : dos pintores del concurso Di Tella
    Parpagnoli, Hugo
    Hugo Parpagnoli recounts the public controversy provoked by the Premio Di Tella awarded to the works of Luis Felipe Noé and Rómulo Macció, both members of the group Otra Figuración [Other Figuration]. Parpagnoli reflects that these works were [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 792447

  • Artes Plásticas : V Premio Internacional “Torcuato Di Tella”
    Safons, Horacio
    This text by Horacio Safons analyzes the Premio Internacional Torcuato Di Tella [International Torcuato Di Tella Prize] in 1967, linking the significant presence of United States artists to the decreasing importance of France on the international [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 757782

  • Artistas Jóvenes en la Exposición Di Tella
    Parpagnoli, Hugo
    Hugo Parpagnoli comments on the works both by Argentinean artists and by Antoni Tàpies, presented by the Torcuato Di Tella Institute at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes [National Museum of Fine Arts]. In addition, the critic argues that, in regard [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 763938

  • Artistas plásticos cuestionan premio
    This newspaper article includes the full text of the communiqué from the ASPAP (Asociación Peruana de Artistas Plásticos) [Peruvian Association of Visual Artists] in which the association’s board of directors expresses its “radical [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1135960

  • Bienal americana de arte
    In 1961, after three years of organizing and sponsoring the Salón IKA [IKA Salon], Industrias Kaiser Argentina (IKA) decides to broaden this initiative, establishing a biennial international competition. The competition would be restricted to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 777759

  • Bracamonte : comunicación social
    This is a brief interview with designer José Bracamonte Vera whom in 1975 had won the National Cultural Award of Peru in the social communication category. He claimed he was an artist who designed posters because “graphic art, especially regarding [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1139371

  • Buenos Aires inundado por un escandalo que tiene bastantes dosis de inocencia : ¿Arte vivo o arte de vivos?
    The text describes the environments presented in La Menesunda [Hodgepodge]. It emphasizes its scandalous nature, judging it to be an art fraud committed against the public. It refers to a survey conducted by the journalist on the attending public, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759807

  • Cardoso : entre lo refinado y lo siniestro
    Gil Marín, Francisco Javier, 1955-
    The title, “Cardoso: entre lo refinado y lo siniestro” [Cardoso: Between the Refined and the Sinister] reflects the point of view of Javier Gil, a Colombian critic, on the work of his interviewee, María Fernanda Cardoso, a young artist who won [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 858335

  • Carlos Cruz-Diez, Premio Nacional de Artes Plásticas 1971
    This newspaper article reports on the 1971 Premio Nacional de Artes Plásticas (National Visual Arts Prize), which was awarded to Carlos Cruz-Diez. The chairman of the INCIBA (Instituto Nacional de Cultura y Bellas Artes), Dr. Alfredo Tarre [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1472327

  • Comunicación masiva al mas alto nivel: la tercera Bienal Americana de Arte
    This document underscores the mass communication function of the 3rd Latin American Art Biennial, which opened on October 14, 1966, in Córdoba, Argentina. The article refers to Marshall McLuhan’s theories concerning the media, as expressed in his [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 770553

  • Concierto Internacional de la escultura actual : Premio Di Tella en el Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
    Baliari, Eduardo
    Eduardo Baliari, a critic for the Clarín newspaper, points out in his note that connections are missing among the eight Argentinean artists and the eleven foreign artists invited to the 1962 Torcuato Di Tella Prize; particularly among the works of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759986

  • Considerando en frío
    Lauer, Mirko, 1947-; Oquendo, Abelardo, 1930-
    In this opinion column the writers and critics Mirko Lauer and Abelardo Oquendo, writing under the pseudonym “Pedro Rojas,” challenge the arguments made by the ASPAP (Asociación Peruana de Artistas Plásticos) [Peruvian Association of Visual [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1135994

  • Contra los mentirosos y los negociantes del arte
    Nuñez Ureta, Teodoro
    In this article about the 1975 Premio Nacional de Cultura [National Culture Prize], the painter Teodoro Núñez Ureta recognizes the legitimacy of the award and praises the winning altarpiece artist, but also deplores the controversy sparked by the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1136365

  • Córdoba, capital de la pintura sudamericana
    This article describes the work done by the organizers of the 2nd Latin American Art Biennial, sponsored by Industrias Kaiser Argentina (IKA), a few days prior to the opening of the event on September 25, 1964, in the city of Córdoba, Argentina. In [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 770576

  • Crítica : Tres pintores, tres tendencias Premio Internacional Di Tella 64
    Gorriarena, Carlos, 1925-
    This text by Carlos Gorriarena focuses on Pierre Restany’s report published in the catalog for the Premio Torcuato Di Tella[1964 Torcuato Di Tella Prize] 1964, in which the French critic points out that Nuevo Realism [New Realism] is an art of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762371

  • Depoimento gravado especialmente para o acervo da Galeria de Arte Alberto Bonfiglioli em 26.02.75
    Amaral, Antonio Henrique
    Artist Antonio Henrique Amaral comments on remarks that Czech philosopher and writer Vilém Flusser made about works from Amaral’s Campos de Batalha [Battlefields] series. Amaral objects to the commentary made by Dan Stancy that Flusser quotes in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111039

  • Deslinde en la pintura: progreso vs. reacción
    Gargurevich, Juan, 1934-
    This is the journalist Juan Gargurevich’s second article about the debate sparked by the decision to award the 1975 National Culture Prize for art to Joaquín López Antay, the altarpiece artist from the Andean region of Peru. Gargurevich supports [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1136301

  • Don Joaquín en el recuerdo
    Castrillón, Alfonso, 1935-
    In this article the art historian Alfonso Castrillón looks back at the debate over the jury’s decision to award the 1975 National Culture Prize for art to Joaquín López Antay, the altarpiece artist from the Andean region of Peru. Following the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1136461

  • El arte informal y el arte de hoy : un artículo muy remozado y reflexiones nuevas
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    The critic reflects on Informal art by summarizing the different names that it has been given: art autre, action painting, art informel, art brut, etc. Romero Brest proposes to call it either Virginal or Un-constructive art, even though he deems [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 757816

  • El pintor Régulo Pérez rechazó 1er premio de la Exposición Nacional de las Artes Plásticas
    Pérez, Régulo, 1929-
    This newspaper article reproduces the letter from the Venezuelan visual artist Régulo Pérez in which he rejects the 1st Prize in Painting awarded at the Exposición Nacional de Artes Plásticas in 1972. In the letter, Pérez sets forth the reasons [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1157824

  • El premio Dante Alighieri : otra obra llamada a suscitar problemas : el jurado del XVII censurada por no haber aceptado la obra de Bernardo Salcedo. Pero ahora... ¿qué vendrá?
    Parra Martínez, Nohra
    This document is the announcement of the Dante Alighieri prize, organized by the Italian Embassy in Colombia. In the painting category, the winner was the Colombian artist Bernardo Salcedo, with a nonpictorial work. This press release describes the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1092533

  • El premio internacional de escultura
    Brughetti, Romualdo
    Romualdo Brughetti's critique of the Torcuato Di Tella Prize emphasizes some aspects of sculpture that are related to society, materials, and to going beyond the limits of traditional sculpture, as well as its outcome in the art field. After having [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 763954

  • El Premio Nacional Instituto Di Tella 1966
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    This text summarizes the concepts raised by Jorge Romero Brest in relation to the debates provoked by the Premio Torcuato Di Tella [Torcuato Di Tella Prize]. It establishes rules to be followed for the analysis of those who paint or sculpt images, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 761929

  • El premio otorgado por el INBA al pintor Coronel, ha dividido más a los artistas
    Castro, Rosa
    The Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes [INBA, National Institute of Fine Arts] invited all painters, regardless of their trend, to take part in the first Salón Anual de Pintura [Annual Painting Salon]. The selection of works and the awarding of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772251

  • El Salón visto por dentro : el gran premio a Torres García
    Herrera MacLean, Carlos A., 1889-1971
    In this article, the author speculates on the criteria adopted for judging artistic competitions and the difficulties encountered in having to provide critical judgement on the diverse and “contradictory” work presented by Joaquín Torres García [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1228483

  • En blanca y negra...
    Miró Quesada Garland, Luis
    The writer Luis Miró Quesada Garland explains why—in spite of being a known defender of Abstract art—he supported a figurative painting by Alfredo Ruiz Rosas for the first prize at the Second Salón Moncloa. His vote was based on strictly [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 859805

  • En blanca y negra...
    Miró Quesada Garland, Luis
    While Garland points out administrative and economic problems that beset art competitions in Peru, his emphasis is on the art standards that must remain important after all. This column alludes to comments written by the poet Alejandro Romualdo Valle [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 859826

  • En la Bienal de Córdoba : Definiciones del venezolano Jesús R. Soto. Aporte americano al arte universal
    This article reports that Earle Brown, the composer from the United States, and Jesús Rafael Soto, the Venezuelan kinetic artist, attended the 3rd Latin American Art Biennial that was organized by Industrias Kaiser Argentina (IKA) in October 1966, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772726

  • Es sólo el punto de vista de una "selecta" minoría...
    This caricature published in the Lima-based newspaper La Prensa on January 10, 1976, formed part of the polemic around the Premio Nacional de Cultura [award] granted to altarpiece maker Joaquín López Antay as opposed to an “erudite” artist. In [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 855170

  • Estos 26
    Calzadilla, Juan, 1931
    The critic Juan Calzadilla reviews the work of the participants in the Gran Premio Christian Dior de Artes Visuales (Caracas, 1987), after ranting about Venezuelan art critics and art salons. He describes that milieu—of what he calls partisan and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1166234

  • Fundamentacíon para el dictamen por mayoría simple a favor del artista popular Joaquín López Antay
    Gunther, Juan, 1927-; Castrillón, Alfonso, 1935-; Lee, Leslie; Bernasconi, Carlos Antonio; Gálvez, Cristina
    This essay presents the basis and verdict of the Premio Nacional de Cultura [National Culture Prize] for art, awarded in 1975 to the Andean altarpiece artist Joaquín López Antay. It is said that in Peru two types of art coexist: one is the so- [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1135896

  • Ganaron Oswaldo Vigas y Elisa Elvira Zuloaga Premios Principales del XIII Salón, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Rafael Monasterios, Elizabeth Evans, Antonio Alcántara, Ganaron los otros premios
    This short newspaper review about the prizegiving at the XIII Salón de Arte Venezolano (1952) names the winners (one of whom was the young Carlos Cruz-Diez), the members of the jury, and the dignitaries who presented the awards (the Venezuelan [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1472235

  • Gego premio nacional de artes plásticas : espero que mis alumnos hagan cosas diferentes a las que les he enseñado
    Comerlati, Mara, 1952-
    Venezuelan cultural journalist Mara Comerlati conducted this interview with Gego in 1980 soon after she had been awarded the Premio Nacional de Artes Plásticas in 1979. Comerlati provides biographical information about the artist: her arrival in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1159057

  • Inauguró el Dr. Ivanissevich el XXXVIII Salón Nacional de Artes Plásticas : Positivos valores del arte nacional congrega la importante muestra
    This review of the opening of the XXXVIII Salón Nacional de Artes Plásticas contains a transcript of the speech given by Dr. Oscar Ivanissevich, minister of education during Juan Domingo Perón’s first presidency. In it, Ivanissevich calls Cubism [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 824379

  • IX Premio Eugenio Mendoza
    Fajardo-Hill, Cecilia
    Curator Cecilia Fajardo-Hill addresses the work of the artists featured in the ninth Premio Eugenio Mendoza in terms of a number of visual and conceptual issues. In her view, the event attempted to expand and question any possible definition of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1163982

  • La Bienal de Artes Gráficas de Puerto Rico
    Goldman, Shifra M., 1926-
    U.S. critic Shifra M. Goldman comments on the importance of the Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano y del Caribe [San Juan Biennial of Latin American and Caribbean Graphic Art] for Puerto Rico, Latin America, and the Caribbean. At the VII [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 852808

  • La Bienal de Córdoba : movimiento para el diálogo americano
    This article reports some of the news and activities related to the preparations for the organization of the II Bienal Americana de Arte [2nd Latin American Art Biennial] (II BAA). Sponsored by Industrias Kaiser Argentina (IKA) [a motor company], the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772711

  • La cultura inculta : el caso de la obra de arte clausurada
    Nero, Eduardo Felipe
    Eduardo Felipe Nero, the editor of the news agency Servicio Informativo Continental (Argentina), reports on the incidents caused by Roberto Plate’s work Baño [Bathroom]. The article comments on the reports by some media sources regarding the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 761988

  • La emergencia de lo popular
    Alvarez Sanz, Félix, 1945-
    In this newspaper article Félix Álvarez, the Spanish historian who lived in Peru, discusses the divide between popular and elite culture from the perspective of Marxist social theory. He explains that this dichotomy is not a capitalist invention, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1136207

  • La III Bienal de Arte Americano : "Se me hizo justicia", dice Bernardo Salcedo
    Moreno, José A.
    This newspaper article contains Bernardo Salcedo’s statements about the Primer Premio de Adquisición he was awarded at the III Bienal de Arte Americano held in Cordoba, Argentina in 1966. Salcedo compares this decision with the one made by the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1091126

  • La pieza "Licantropía" obtuvo el premio Eugenio Mendoza : Javier Tellez
    Mendoza, Ana María
    In this review, the journalist Ana María Mendoza discusses Licantropía—the work by Javier Téllez—which took the prize at the ninth edition of the Premio Eugenio Mendoza (Caracas, 1998). The journalist describes the exhibition and comments on [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1154954

  • La pintura es el lenguaje que busca expresar el concepto del mundo
    This article appeared in El Nacional, and refers to the 1960 XXI Salón Oficial de Arte held in the Venezuelan capital city. It focuses on the Premio Puebla de Bolívar awarded to Mercedes Pardo. The abstract modernist artist is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1331692

  • La respuesta del artista
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    León Ferrari'’s (1920–2013) letter responds to the concepts expressed by Ernesto Ramallo in the article "Los artistas argentinos en el Premio Di Tella 1965" [The Argentinean artists in the 1965 Di Tella Institute Prize] published in La Prensa [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 769597

  • López Antay : significación actual
    Castrillón, Alfonso, 1935-
    In this article the art historian Alfonso Castrillón looks back at the debate over the jury’s decision to award the 1975 National Culture Prize for art to Joaquín López Antay, the altarpiece artist from the Andean region of Peru. There is a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1136495