Topic Descriptor: art exhibitions×
  • "C.A.D.A. : A South American art"
    Colectivo Acciones de Arte
    1983
    This article by C.A.D.A. (Colectivo Acciones de Arte) describes the group’s participation in the IN/OUT exhibition in Washington, DC. Due to the international nature of the exhibition, the text points out differences, provides some context for [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 731898

  • 1 Salão Paulista de Arte Moderna
    Galeria Prestes Maia São Paulo
    1951
    This flier announces the first Salão Paulista de Arte Moderna, held at the Galeria Prestes Maia. The event was organized by the Secretaria do Governo do Estado de São Paulo during the same year it launched the Bienal de São Paulo [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1334683

  • 10. Salão Paulista de Arte Moderna
    Galeria Prestes Maia São Paulo
    1961
    The country was awash in optimism that year, when Brasília was officially declared the new capital city. The tenth edition of the salão paulista de arte moderna was held at the Galería Prestes Maia, organized on this occasion by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1334818

  • 11. Salão Paulista de arte moderna
    Galeria Prestes Maia São Paulo
    1962
    The flier’s cover is illustrated with a work of geometric abstraction (with no mention of the painter’s name), but includes no title for the event. The eleventh edition of the salão paulista de arte moderna, organized by the state [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1334833

  • 2ª exposición al aire libre en homenaje a Stalingrado : Domingo 8 de Noviembre, 1942
    Federación de Estudiantes Plásticos del Uruguay
    1942
    This document contains information on an exhibition of the Federación de Estudiantes Plásticos del Uruguay (FEPU) held in 1942. A pro-Soviet text is transcribed and a list of participants in the show appears, among them eminent local artists. The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1210566

  • 3. Salão Paulista de Arte Moderna
    Galeria Prestes Maia São Paulo
    1954
    This is the official flier for the third edition of the Salão Paulista de Arte Moderna, held in 1954 at the Galeria Prestes Maia under the auspices of the Secretaria do Governo do Estado de São Paulo. Mário Zanini was responsible [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1334713

  • 4. Salão Paulista de Arte Moderna
    Galeria Prestes Maia São Paulo
    1955
    This is the official flier for the fourth edition of the Salão Paulista de Arte Moderna, organized by the Secretaria do Governo do Estado de São Paulo at the Galeria Prestes Maia in 1955. The organizing committee was headed by two well- [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1334728

  • 5. Salão Paulista de Arte Moderna
    Galeria Prestes Maia São Paulo
    1956
    In 1956, what proved to be a critical year in Brazilian art circles, the first Concrete art exhibitions were organized at a national level. But this development had no impact at all in terms of the participants or the type of works presented at the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1334743

  • 6. Salão Paulista de Arte Moderna
    Galeria Prestes Maia São Paulo
    1957
    After President Getúlio Vargas committed suicide in August 1954, Brazil embarked on a program of renewal focused on two basic areas: industrialization and development. The democratically elected government of Juscelino Kubitschek (1956-1960) [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1334758

  • 7. Salão Paulista de Arte Moderna
    Galeria Prestes Maia São Paulo
    1958
    This flier, which announces the seventh edition of the Salão Paulista de Arte Moderna, has an excellent minimalist design on the cover. The (ordinal) “ o ” becomes one of the squares in the black and yellow composition, which uses [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1334773

  • 8. Salão Paulista de Arte Moderna
    Galeria Prestes Maia São Paulo
    1959
    The flier for the eighth edition of the salão paulista de arte moderna has been redesigned and relies mainly on lowercase letters, double-page spreads, and a simple cover design. Willys de Castro is a member of the jury responsible for the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1334788

  • 9. Salão Paulista de Arte Moderna
    Galeria Prestes Maia São Paulo
    1960
    The ninth edition of the salão paulista de arte moderna (still written in lowercase letters) was held in June 1960 at the usual venue, the Galeria Prestes Maia de São Paulo. The flier carries over many elements from the previous year& [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1334803

  • A dialogue with life and death
    Herzberg, Julia P.
    2006
    This essay by Julia Herzberg overviews Carlos Alfonzo’s artistic trajectory from 1982 to 1991, outlining the biographical details of his life and analyzing multiple artworks included in the exhibition. Working mainly in a Neo-Expressionist [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1343911

  • A greve das cores
    Ferreira, Glória
    1985
    In this introductory essay, “La huelga del color” (The Color Strike), Glória Ferreira includes an article that had appeared in the newspaper Correio da Manhã on May 16, 1954. The article described the third Salão [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1307631

  • A long range-view of latino art
    Frankenstein, Alfred
    1977
    This document is a review by Alfred Frankenstein of The Fifth Sun: Contemporary/Traditional Chicano and Latino Art exhibition at the University of California, Berkeley Art Museum in 1977. Frankenstein begins by describing the show, detailing the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1127272

  • A town portrait : memory streams
    Herzberg, Julia P.
    1998
    This exhibition brochure by guest curator Julia P. Herzberg describes several works included in A Town Portrait, with an eponymous installation and two photographic series, When I Am Not Here/Estoy allá (1996) and Abridor de caminos (1997). [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1343927

  • Altamirano : respuestas a un cuestionario
    Altamirano, Carlos, 1954-
    1979
    “Altamirano. Respuestas a un cuestionario” (Altamirano. Answers to a Questionnaire) is a transcript of the conversation in which CAL magazine and gallery interviewed Carlos Altamirano about the exhibition Revisión crítica de [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 731491

  • American residues=Residuos americanos
    Colectivo Acciones de Arte
    1983
    In this short text, members of C.A.D.A. (Colectivo Acciones de Arte) describe the group’s project, Residuos Americanos [American Residues]. They explain that the installation suggests a connection between “American clothes” ( [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 747333

  • Ana Mendieta's Iowa Years 1970-1980
    Herzberg, Julia P.
    2004
    This exhibition essay charts Ana Mendieta’s artistic trajectory between 1970 and 1980, including her tenure at the University of Iowa (where she completed two master’s degrees: one in painting and one in intermedia), her time in Mexico, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1343975

  • Anatol Wladyslaw
    Ferraz, Geraldo, 1905-1979
    1961
    In this brochure produced for the exhibition of works by prizewinners at the 1960 Prêmio Leirner de Arte Contemporânea, Gerardo Ferraz discusses how Anatol Wladyslaw’s work transitioned from the “mathematics and geometry&rdquo [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1325562

  • Art and Science at the Crossroads
    Herzberg, Julia P.
    2009
    This exhibition essay by Julia P. Herzberg reviews the artistic trajectory of Venezuelan artist Nela Ochoa (b. 1953), whose current work is inspired by the medical sciences. Since the 1990s, she has mainly focused on the body, genetics, and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1469684

  • Arte joven de antiguas raíces
    Tibol, Raquel
    1987
    Raquel Tibol wrote this statement introducing the exhibition Artistas Mexico Americanos de San Francisco, California [Mexican American Artists from San Francisco, California] held in Mexico in 1987. It begins by suggesting the existence of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1127402

  • Artistas chicanos de San Francisco en la Loteria Nacional
    Tibol, Raquel
    1987
    In this article, Raquel Tibol reviews the exhibition Artistas Mexico Americanos de San Francisco, California held at Loteria Nacional in Mexico City’s in 1987 and featuring the works of 29 Mexican-American artists, including Ray Patlan, Carmen [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1081685

  • Arturo Cuenca : Una decada de fotografías : 1983-1993
    Herzberg, Julia P.
    1993
    This exhibition essay overviews the trajectory of Arturo Cuenca’s photographic practice from his time spent in Cuba in the 1980s until his arrival in New York in the early 1990s. In the late 1970s, he transitioned from making Photorealist/Pop [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1343799

  • As bienais e a abstração
    Gonçalves, Lisbeth Rebollo
    In her introductory essay for As Bienais e a Abstração. A Década de ’50 (1978), the exhibition organized by the Museu Lasar Segall in 1978, Lisbeth Gonçalves explains that the goal of the event was to review [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1315350

  • Birlibirloque
    Bonilla Aragón, Alfonso
    1965
    Journalist Alfonso Bonilla Aragón writes a review of a solo exhibition of the artist Beatriz González, which took place at the Museo La Tertulia in Cali, Colombia, in 1965. The show encompassed three bodies of work: nine oil paintings [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1342982

  • Califas : socio-aesthetic chronology of Chicano art
    Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-
    Written by art historian Tomás Ybarra-Frausto, this document represents a chronology of important social and cultural developments in Chicano art. Beginning in 1959 with an exhibition organized around the MAPA (Mexican American Political Association [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1082145

  • Camargo
    Camargo, Sérgio de, 1930-1990; Gimpel Fils
    1970
    This is the catalogue published to accompany Camargo, the exhibition organized by the Gimpel Fils gallery in London. The Brazilian artist Sérgio Camargo’s works were exhibited there from November 17 through December 5, 1970. The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1232709

  • Chicano art
    Hernández, Art
    1975
    This document is a short essay by Art Hernandez describing what Chicano art is. It begins with a history of the early derogatory uses of the term “Chicano” and several descriptions of Chicano art that incorporate individual styles, art school [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1127173

  • Concretos de São Paulo no MAM do Rio
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    In this essay, Ferreira Gullar critiques the exhibition of works by São Paulo Concrete artists at the MAM-RJ (Museu de Arte Moderna de Rio de Janeiro, 1957). He also critiques Waldemar Cordeiro’s introductory essay and its assertion that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1315102

  • Conversation with Iván Navarro
    Herzberg, Julia P.; Navarro, Iván, 1972-
    2012
    In this interview with Iván Navarro, Julia P. Herzberg poses questions about process and materials, the use of electricity, and art historical influences on his work from the 1990s to the 2000s. Navarro’s Blade Runner series (2004), [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1469683

  • Decomposing – Recomposing : concepts, processes, and sources
    Herzberg, Julia P.
    2011
    This exhibition essay by adjunct curator Julia Herzberg on artist Magdalena Fernández’s video installation 2iPM009 (2009) intends to broaden our understanding of the Venezuelan artist’s concepts, processes, sources, and development [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1343943

  • Depoimentos : Aluisio Carvão
    Ferreira, Glória, 1947-
    In this text, Aluísio Carvão recalls taking part in the third Salão Nacional de Arte Moderna, which was also known as the Salón Blanco y Negro (Black-and-White Salon) “mainly because of the political statement it [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1307694

  • Depoimentos : Décio Vieira
    Interlenghi, Luiza
    This testimony records Décio Vieira’s recollections of taking part in the third Salão Nacional de Arte Moderna, also called the Salón Blanco y Negro (Black-and-White Salon) as a member of the Grupo Frente. Challenging & [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1307712

  • Depoimentos : Ione Saldanha
    Interlenghi, Luiza
    1985
    In this text, Ione Saldanha recalls how the third Salão Nacional de Arte Moderna, known as the Salão Preto e Branco (Black-and-White Salon), influenced both her work and Brazilian modernism more broadly. She remembers having works in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1307774

  • Depoimentos : Quirino Campofiorito
    Ferreira, Glória, 1947-
    1985
    The curator Glória Ferreira interviews the painter and art critic Quirino Campofiorito, asking him about the circumstances that led to what came to be known as the Salão Preto e Branco (Black-and-White Salon) in 1954 in Rio de Janeiro. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1307811

  • Depoimentos : Sérgio Camargo
    Interlenghi, Luiza
    1985
    The curator Luiza Intermenghi interviews the Brazilian artist Sérgio Camargo, asking him about his involvement in what came to be known as the Salão Preto e Branco (Black-and-White Salon) (1954) in Rio de Janeiro. Camargo explains that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1307831

  • Desexpl(l)os(ign)ção
    Campos, Haroldo de; Campos, Augusto de
    1997
    This brochure was designed in 1996 for the exhibition Desexp(l)os(ign)ição (a compound word meaning something like ignited-signs-that-do-not-explode-in-the-non-exhibition). This event was a historical celebration of the Exposiç& [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1315953

  • Diez preguntas de Marta Traba a Beatriz González
    Traba, Marta; González, Beatriz, 1938-
    1973
    In this interview, art critic Marta Traba poses ten questions to Colombian artist Beatriz González. Traba begins by inquiring about the ironic nature of González’s subjects and the kitschy character of the objects she produces. In [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1343029

  • Dr Antonio Frasconi
    Frasconi, Antonio, 1919-2013
    1969
    Through an open letter to the president of the Comisión Nacional de Artes Plásticas published in the weekly journal Marcha, the Uruguayan printmaker Antonio Frasconi, who was residing in New York, expressed his solidarity with the Visual Arts Guild [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1246348

  • El nomadismo fotográfico de Paz Errázuriz
    Mellado, Justo Pastor, 1949-
    1996
    Justo Pastor Mellado writes about Los nómadas del mar, the selection of photographs taken by Paz Errázuriz. The text is divided into four sections, beginning with comments on the artist’s work as a whole, which Pastor Mellado [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 757526

  • Ernesto Pujol : Conversion of Manners
    Herzberg, Julia P.
    2000
    This exhibition brochure, written by consulting curator Julia P. Herzberg, addresses Ernesto Pujol’s installation Conversion of Manners. The title comes from a Benedictine vow that Catholic monks take when they leave secular life and enter [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1343831

  • Ernesto Pujol : American Fields
    Herzberg, Julia P.
    2002
    Written by guest curator Julia P. Herzberg, this exhibition leaflet explains the ideas behind Ernesto Pujol’s installation American Fields. This Cuban artist’s work comprises a wooden table, a metal chair, and cast-aluminum corn cobs, as [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1343815

  • Excerpts from a conversation with Carlos Alfonzo and César Trasobares=Extractos de una conversación entre Carlos Alfonzo y Cesar Trasobares
    Herzberg, Julia P.
    1997
    This text, included in an exhibition catalogue for artist Carlos Alfonzo, is a transcription of a conversation between Alfonzo and his friend César Trasobares. The interview was videotaped by Alfonzo’s friend Craig Robins in November [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1469668

  • Expõe o 'Atelier Abstração
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    1954
    In this newspaper article dated June 20, 1954, professor Walter Zanini reviews the exhibition of works by artists representing the Atelier Abstração at the MAM-SP (Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo). Despite the fact that, as a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1316720

  • Exposição nacional de arte concreta : artes visuais poesia : Museu de arte moderna, 4 a 18-dezembro
    Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo
    1956
    This poster was designed to promote the inaugural Exposição nacional de arte concreta: artes visuais, which was presented in December 1956 at the Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo (MAM-SP) and in January–February 1957 at [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1232176

  • Exposición El Mirador Azul
    Universidad de Puerto Rico
    1957
    A list of the eleven artists who took part in the 1957 exhibition organized by the Surrealist group, El Mirador Azul [Blue Lookout Point], and their works: Frank, M. Espada, R. Alberty, F. del Valle, J. Jolguera, L. Maisonet, Lima, Granell, G. L. Mu [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 823591

  • Figari como inspirador de la literatura nacional
    Ragni, Héctor, 1897-1952
    1947
    The exhibition of works by Pedro Figari—a tribute to the artist held in Montevideo in 1945, seven years after he died—was curated by the architect Carlos Herrera Mac Lean and was well-attended by the public and by members of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1263733

  • Galeria de arte da folha : prêmio leirner de arte contemporânea
    Galeria de Arte da Folha (São Paulo, Brasil)
    1960
    This flier—produced by the Galeria de Arte das Folhas for the Prêmio Leirner de Arte Contemporânea, 1960—names most of the members of the Concrete art Grupo Ruptura (with the exception of Judith Lauand). They are introduced by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1316812

  • Galeria de la Raza : a study in cultural transformation
    Mesa-Bains, Amalia
    1990
    In this document, Amalia Mesa-Bains details the development of the Galería de la Raza [Gallery of the People], an important San Francisco cultural institution established in 1970 in the midst of the Chicano Movement. Mesa-Bains describes the ways in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1086087