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  • [Creo plenamente en la figuración…]
    Obregón, Roberto
    1967
    In this brief text that appeared in the catalogue of Roberto Obregón’s second solo exhibition held in Caracas at Galería XX2 (1967), the artist presents a creed-like manner in expressing his convictions about art and life, and also commenting on [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1063124

  • [Cronología del itinerario de 1968]
    1968
    This chronology begins in January and February of 1968, the starting point of the vanguard artists’ radicalization of that year, with a series of informal discussions about “the possibility of creating a cultural phenomenon” that would be “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759873

  • [Cuando hablo de la forma...]
    Varela, Víctor, 1927-2013
    1969
    In this essay, Venezuelan artist Víctor Valera discusses many of the concepts crucial to his work in sculpture. He describes, for instance, his conception of form as volume incorporated or projected into space. He mentions a number of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1163126

  • [Cuando hace dos años...]
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    1963
    Jorge Romero Brest introduces the artists Ernesto Deiro, Rómulo Macció, Luis Felipe Noé, and  Jorge de la Vega as a collective group. He points out the commonalities that the artists have with Informalism, such as a liberated approach to things [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741409

  • [Cuando Picabia escibía sobre un cuadro...]
    Rodríguez Saavedra, Carlos
    1969
    This brief introductory text by Carlos Rodríguez Saavedra was written for the official catalogue of the painting competition organized by the Festivales de Ancón, then an elegant resort on the outskirts of Lima. In a lyrical tone, the author [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142381

  • [Cuando un artista llega a tener cincuenta años, su estilo está generalmente marcado...]
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    1965
    Jorge Romero Brest, the art critic and director of the Centro de Artes Visuales [Center for the Visual Arts], writes about the style and attitude he sees in Antonio Berni’s work, discussing the changes that can be observed in the artist’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779908

  • [Cuando un artista pertenece a un grupo]
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    1967
    Jorge Romero-Brest presents Horacio García-Rossi’s exhibition (Galería Rubbers, Buenos Aires, May, 1967), highlighting the fact that he belongs to GRAV (the Paris-based Group of Research on Experimental Visual Arts), though emphasizing the fact [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 763325

  • [de aquellos "totemes contemporáneos"...]
    Briceño, Pedro
    1966
    In his text, Pedro Briceño describes how the work of another Venezuelan sculptor, Pedro Barreto, has evolved from his early work (“totems”) of tropical and chain-like forms, to his new work. The latter is characterized by a greater preoccupation [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1162647

  • [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

  • [Depression limitates the creative activity...]
    De Romero, Ralph
    1967
    This is a quote from Ralph de Romero, a Puerto Rican artist born in New York, which is accompanied by a pen and ink drawing: “Depression limitates [sic] the creative activity, deteriorates the involvement and mutilates the concept.” Written in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863157

  • [Deseo que estas obras confirmen que vivo de pie...]
    Luque, Ángel, 1927-
    1964
    In this essay, the Spanish artist Angel Luque, then living in Venezuela, performed a point-by-point review of the pictorial characteristics of his work and his general world attitude. He states that he is in search of a type of painting that is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1156720

  • [Después de ese prolongado letargo en que ha vivido...]
    Arroyo, Miguel, 1920-2004
    1962
    In his essay, the curator Miguel Arroyo states his opinion about the lethargy that has overcome the sculpture world in Venezuela. He is struck by the movement of young sculptors stepping up to continue the work started by Francisco Narváez, Gego [ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1157529

  • [Después del Di Tella...]
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1966
    León Ferrari notes that he has not produced any other works since the Torcuato Di Tella Institute’s 1965 National and International Prize. Ferrari explains that he has been busy working on his book, Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words], which [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743801

  • [Discutir el arte es discutir el hombre...]
    Squirru, Rafael, 1925-
    1960
    Rafael Squirru wrote that the Argentinean artist, Kenneth Kemble was a restless artist, who worked ceaselessly in any of his aesthetic searches. Squirru considers that to talk about aa artwork is tantamount to discussing the man; therefore, he [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741836

  • [Domingo García nos ofrece...]
    Rodríguez Otero, Eladio
    1966
    In this short essay, the Puerto Rican attorney, Eladio Rodríguez Otero, comments on the work of Domingo García shown at a 1966 solo exhibition. The writer states that García’s work includes techniques that lead critics to characterize his [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 856804

  • [El año que termina hoy...]
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1964
    In his notebook, León Ferrari reviews his performance in 1964, and announces that he has completed the projects he had been working on since 1962. Ferrari also mentions that in 1964 he worked with bottles, writings, and wire structures [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743797

  • [El arte de nuestros dias pone en crisis el concepto de vigencia de las formas expresivas...]
    Paz, Samuel
    1961
    Samuel Paz wrote about the artist’s current situation, brought about by a crisis around the concept of style and a state of hypersensibility, in addition to a demand for inventiveness. The critic emphasized how Luis Gowland Moreno made use of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 766428

  • [El collage no se impuso todavía en Buenos Aires...]
    Parpagnoli, Hugo
    1962
    This text presents an argument in favor of collage as a visual arts medium in spite of the “poca importancia” [little importance] it had for the general public, as well as in regard to the disdain generated by the technique’s materials [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758587

  • [El equilibrio, el misterio y el refinamiento presiden la pintura]
    Córdova Iturburu, C. (Cayetano), 1902-
    1966
    Cayetano Córdova-Iturburu presents Carlos Cañás’s exhibition (Galería Rubbers, Buenos Aires, October, 1966), emphasizing that both the will for balance and the order set by his painting stresses this artist’s classic position, despite the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 763310

  • [El expresionismo a partir de Kokoschka,...]
    Nelken, Margarita
    1964
    In this book, Margarita Nelken, a Spanish critic based in Mexico, discusses the development of Expressionism in Mexican art. She argues that Mexican Expressionism has a native origin that, with the passage of time, has been enriched by the different [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 748151

  • [El fenómeno estético, como cualquier otro fenómeno cultural...]
    Rosa, Nicolás
    1968
    [Literary critic and intellectual] Nicolás Rosa presented this text for discussion at the Primer Encuentro Nacional del Arte de Vanguardia [First National Encounter of Avant-garde Art] (Rosario, Argentina, 1968). It appeals to the communications [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760282

  • [El Grupo de Plásticos Argentinos de Vanguardia...]
    Escandell, Noemí
    1968
    This early declaration—most likely written when Tucumán Arde [Tucumán Is Burning] was taking shape (early October 1968)—presents some of the basic ideas behind the group’s collective work. First, it denounces General Juan Carlos Onganía’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760062

  • [El hombre desde su aparición comenzó a usar el instrumento de la razón...]
    Oliver, Samuel
    1964
    Samuel Oliver presented the La Inestabilidad [Instability] exhibition at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes in Buenos Aires, in 1964. He indicated that the Paris-based Groupe de Recherche d’Art Visuel [Experimental Visual Arts Research Group] (GRAV [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 764464

  • [El Movimiento Espartaco ha hecho público...]
    Grupo Espartaco
    1960
    Operating from Argentina, the Movimiento Espartaco [Spartacus Movement] argued that there was a need for national and revolutionary Latin American art. According to this argument, it would be necessary to eliminate from the social order the economic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 763732

  • [El prólogo de Mac Entyre y Vidal requiere una explicación...]
    Squirru, Rafael, 1925-
    1960
    Rafael Squirru presents the exhibition by artists Eduardo Mac Entyre and Miguel Angel Vidal, identifying it as a sample of “generative art,” as it has been called by Ignacio Pirovano, in tandem with the writings of Georges Vantongerloo. In this [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 763131

  • [El propósito de seguir adelante, de continuar cumpliendo con los objetivos fundamentales...]
    Grupo Espartaco
    1968
    In this document, signed in 1968, the Grupo Espartaco [Spartacus Group] announces the end of the joint activities they had begun in 1959. The group’s original goal was to create an art of forms and content that was truly Argentine and that was also [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 763745

  • [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

  • [Em Panamérica, o seu segundo livro, José Agrippino de Paula...]
    Schenberg, Mário
    1967
    Mário Schenberg introduces PANAMÉRICA, the book by José Agrippino de Paula e Silva, whom he describes as an important figure in the new generation of Brazilian writers. In the critic’s opinion, this is a contemporary epic about the American [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 776051

  • [Empiezo a trabajar para el Di Tella...]
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1965
    León Ferrari prepares a sketch to send to theTorcuato Di Tella Institute’s 1965 National and International Prize [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743799

  • [En 1962 organicé una gran exposicion con obras de Libero Badii]
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    1962
    Jorge Romero Brest published the letter written in Oslo (Norway), in 1962, for Libero Badii's exhibition at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes [National Museum of Fine Arts], in which he excused himself for not having been able to write the corresponding [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759422

  • [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 esta exposición presento dos etapas]
    Berni, Antonio, 1905-1981
    1961
    Antonio Berni himself presents his works produced over a time span of three decades. Berni emphasizes that while he showed in the Sociedad Amigos del Arte [Friends of Art Society] his surrealistic production in 1932, there are many that do not know [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 765359

  • [En la obra de Luis Centurión...]
    García Martínez, José A.
    1960
    José Alberto García-Martínez presents Luis Centurion’s exhibition, highlighting the importance of his portraits. He also points out the synthesis of the form brought about through his drawing. Huge chromatic planes with which he expresses the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 763163

  • [En lo que va del siglo, la pintura argentina...]
    Padeletti, Hugo, 1928-
    1962
    With the local context in mind, Padeletti writes about the criteria of originality and the problem of aesthetic contemplation. In addition, the critic points out the development of Argentinean collections, in particular those of the city of Rosario: [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762895

  • [En los últimos años se ha suscitado un gran interés por el dibujo...]
    Calzadilla, Juan, 1931
    1964
    In this text, Juan Calzadilla analyzes Luisa Richter’s work in drawing while also providing an overview of the drawing genre in the post-World War II era—a time when there was widespread interest in the graphic arts in general. Calzadilla [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161048

  • [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

  • [En un mundo sin limites externos...]
    Paparella, Aldo
    1969
    Aldo Paparella discusses his ideas concerning creative freedom, truth, and the legacy of the past, as well as his view of idealism as a form of heroic asceticism in the face of the consumer society. He defines his new works as new receptive entities [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754912

  • [Encontré a Cruxent en 1964, en Paris...]
    Neumann, Hans
    1966
    In this essay, Hans Neumann discusses José María Cruxent’s kinetic work. He describes the experience of first seeing Cruxent’s “parakinetic” work and analyzes the way the artist turns light—whether natural or artificial—into an integral [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1153684

  • [Entrada de cineclub Grupo 65 “Tucumán Arde”]
    1968
    The first phase of the Tucumán Arde [Tucumán Is Burning] campaign began with the appearance of advertising posters bearing the word “Tucumán” pasted on walls in Rosario, especially in the industrial workers’ neighborhoods. The posters [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760117

  • [Entre la tradición y la libertad se ubican los artistas argentinos...]
    Brughetti, Romualdo; Llinás, Julio
    1963
    This text presents each of the artists who represented Argentina in the VII Biennial of São Paulo (1963). It briefly describes the characteristics of their work and identifies the variety of visual arts languages and the subtlety that “califica a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758678

  • [Escalada hacia la nada]
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1966
    This caricature by Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar depicts United States President Lyndon Baines Johnson climbing a staircase, enveloped in flames, which represent the Vietnam War. Johnson is dressed like a cowboy with boots, cowboy hat, belt, and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 865256

  • [Escribir sobre Kenneth Kemble...]
    Squirru, Rafael, 1925-
    1963
    Rafael Squirru wrote that Kenneth Kemble’s oeuvre exemplifies the artist’s struggle to develop within a hostile milieu, given that Argentina was not sufficiently contemporary to understand the work produced by this Informalist artist. Squirru [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741669

  • [Esta exposição desenvolve temas enunciados na exposição Bahia]
    Bardi, Lina Bò
    1963
    This is an article by the Italian architect Lina Bo Bardi, who lived in Brazil, about the first exhibition held at the MAP (Museu de Arte Popular) in 1963 in Salvador, the capital of the state of Bahia. The exhibit included everyday items handcrafted [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110868

  • [Esta muestra tiene características de exposición retrospectiva...]
    Kemble, Kenneth, 1923-
    1960
    Kenneth Kemble presents the works he created since 1956. He explains the collage from his point of view. arguing that the search for experimentation with application of new materials is fundamental in the new visual arts. Unlike the surrealist [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741334