Creator: Castillo, Mario×
Contributor: http://icaa.mfah.org/vocabs/names/index.php?tema=3327×
  • A Generation of Semen Art: 1965-1994
    Castillo, Mario
    1996
    In this text, the artist Mario Castillo discusses the philosophical reasons that motivated his practice of mixing his own semen with tempera and acrylic paint. He explains that he does this in order to imbue his medium with greater “energy” and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 782479

  • Artist's Statement : Recognizing the Mexican Influence
    Castillo, Mario
    1982
    Mario Castillo, the distinguished Chicano/Mexican multimedia creator, writes in this artist statement that his work has always dealt with birth, life, death, and the afterlife, and that he has always tried to relate it to his Mexican heritage. He [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1063621

  • Artist's Statement: Art Liberation Movement, Castillo's Manifesto, Chicago, IL, July 4, 2001
    Castillo, Mario
    2001
    "Art Liberation Movement" is Mario Castillo’s personal manifesto, which appears on the artist’s website. The Chicano/Mexican artist who works from Chicago expresses in this statement his desire to liberate himself from "the aesthetic constraints [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1063585

  • Perceptualism
    Castillo, Mario
    In this text, Mario Castillo describes the underpinnings of the term Perceptualism, a concept he developed for creating and perceiving paintings, which he has used to characterize his work since 1993. In terms of his creative process, Castillo [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 782328