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  • [Siempre he creído que hacer arte...]
    Jiménez, Ariel
    1998
    Ariel Jiménez interviews the painter Patricia van Dalen, asking her about her training, her personal view of art and painting, and the various experiences that led her to develop her own particular visual art language. The Venezuelan artist talks [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1165805

  • [Talk given by Bibiana Suaréz for panel, "Object, Image and Illusion" at the Women's Caucus for Arts 1992 Conference]
    Suaréz, Bibiana, 1960-
    1992
    In this panel presentation at the 1992 Women's Caucus for Arts, artist Bibiana Suarez spoke about how her images reflect her reality as a Puerto Rican living in the United States who feels caught between two cultures and who insistently searches for [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 867477

  • [The above reverie from what is to date perhaps the most vivid...]
    Blanc, Giulio V.
    1990
    In this essay, Giulio V. Blanc discusses various reactions to the 1988 burning of a Manuel Mendive’s drawing in Florida, to explain the different attitudes held by Cuban- Americans towards Cuba. He then connects this to the larger issue of exile [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 801733

  • [This exhibition at El Museo del Barrio celebrates a public work by a Puerto Rican artist...]
    Torruella Leval, Susana
    1990
    The essay provides a biographical overview of the career of mural artist Nitza Tufiño, the daughter of Puerto Rican printmaker Rafael Tufiño. In it, curator Susana Torruella Leval describes Nitza Tufiño’s process of creating a ceramic tile mural [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 802505

  • [This exhibition includes images by Carmen Lomas Garza...]
    Lomas Garza, Carmen, 1948-; Marquis, Anne-Louise
    1995
    This document is the transcript of an interview between Chicana visual artist Carmen Lomas Garza and Anne-Louise Marquis, curator of Directions, a 1995 exhibition of her works. The interview covers a wide range of topics, including Lomas Garza’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 849200

  • [Uma tela de Daniel Senise nos diz que é impossível ter certeza]
    Pedrosa, Adriano
    1994
    The art critic Adriano Pedrosa wrote this essay as an introduction to Daniel Senise’s 1994 exhibition  at the Thomas Cohn Arte Contemporânea gallery in Rio de Janeiro. In Pedrosa’s opinion, the narratives in Senise’s work are as seductive [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110988

  • [Una vez más se presenta la bienal...]
    Erminy, Perán
    1992
    The art critic Perán Erminy sets forth the standards for organizing the Third Bárbaro Rivas Biennial of Popular Art (Museo de Arte Popular de Petare, Caracas, 1992), explaining the changes in the conditions of the competition stated in the related [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1166077

  • [We must understand history as a live process...]
    Escobar, Elizam, 1948-
    1992
    Elizam Escobar, artista puertorriqueño y antiguo prisionero político, sostiene que el quinto centenario de la llegada de Cristóbal Colón al Nuevo Mundo no es motivo de celebración, sino más bien una ocasión para reflexionar sobre la historia [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799247

  • [Yo pertenezco a un pueblo real, maravilloso…]
    Loyola, Juan, 1952-1999
    1990
    This text, written on a “fan,” carries a message of protest from the visual artist Juan Loyola to the then president of Venezuela, Jaime Lusinchi (1984–89). Loyola expresses the revulsion he feels after the ex-minister Vinicio Carrera managed [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1160337

  • 15 artistas brasileiros: colocando dobradiças na arte contemporânea
    Chiarelli, Tadeu, 1956-
    1996
    According to Tadeu Chiarelli, contemporary international art has moved away from personal expression and embraced an industrial aesthetic. This is the result of a serial, modular logic that rejects any attempt to stress the physical and chemical [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110500

  • 4ª conversación. Septiembre de 1956
    Correa, Carlos, 1912-1985
    1998
    This document is a dialogue maintained between the Colombian artists Carlos Correa and Pedro Nel Gómez, in September 1956. The conversation expresses both artists’ critical view of abstract art as well as some of the works created in that style. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1092638

  • 80 : una versión disparatada
    Zerpa, Carlos, 1950-
    1990
    This document is an article by artist Carlos Zerpa in which he critiques the opinions historian Mariana Figarella offered in her essay “Los años ochenta. Panorama de una década” on the evolution of his career, the content of his work, and his [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1051973

  • A aridez dos anos 80
    Camargo, Mônica Junqueira de, 1953-; Mendes, Ricardo, 1955-
    1992
    This article by Mônica Junqueira de Camargo analyzes the creation, circulation and consumption of photography in Brazil, especially in the centers (Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo). Her analysis shows the disenchantment that emerges in the photography [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110927

  • A arte atualizada no espaço-tempo real e no tempo-espaço cibernético: diferentes qualidades perceptivas
    Barros, Anna
    1997
    In this installation by Anna Barros the use of “light” is associated with new information technologies and contrary to traditional techniques. She structures her project according to the following premises: (1) Penetration through vision and/or [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111392

  • A arte de comunicação telemática, a interatividade no ciberespaço
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    1998
    In this essay, Professor Walter Zanini discusses the impact caused by the use of computers and digital images, noting the profound changes in the creation and perception of “artistic events” that this new tool designed for creativity and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111028

  • A arte gráfica Ticuna
    Gruber, Jussara Gomes
    1992
    This essay by anthropologist Jussara Gomes Grüber forms part of an anthology entitled Grafismo indígena. Estudos de antropologia estética coordinated by Lux Vidal. Its aim is to shed light on the range of graphic representations found in different [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110730

  • A Bienal de cá para lá
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-; Bonomi, Maria; Pessanha, José Américo; Monteiro, Paulo, 1961-; Salvador, Gilberto, 1946-; Boni, Regina; Strina, Luisa
    1991
    This document consists of a series of statements on the XXI São Paulo Biennial. Professor Walter Zanini, curator of the sixteenth and seventeenth biennials, held in 1981 and 1983 respectively, condemns a modality whereby artists are selected to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111345

  • A bienal desmontada
    Lagnado, Lisette, 1961-
    1990
    In this article the journalist Lisette Lagnado discusses the layout of the XX Bienal Internacional de São Paulo in terms of the artwork/space ratio and arrangement vis-à-vis the interaction among artists, curators, architects, and even the public. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111321

  • A busca de uma nova linguagem para a gravura
    1990
    In this interview with Brazilian printmaker Lívio Abramo, art historian Vera d’Horta insists that the artist’s life story is essential in interpreting his fine and graphic artwork. Abramo speaks of his formative years in São Paulo, and explains [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110571

  • A conversation
    Rodriguez, Geno; Heartney, Eleanor, 1954-; Zamudio Taylor, Victor
    1993
    In this discussion with Geno Rodriguez, Eleanor Heartney, and Victor Zamudio-Taylor, the three scholars consider the work of Cuban-born artist Luis Cruz Azaceta. They analyze the subject matter of his work, and all agree that it is melancholic and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 847806

  • A conversation with Amalia Mesa-Bains
    Tromble, Meredith
    1992
    This document is the transcript of an interview between arts writer Meredith Tromble and Chicana visual artist Amalia Mesa-Bains. MacArthur Foundation Fellowship awardee, Mesa-Bains talks about her motivations as an artist, and her particular [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1083572

  • A efervescência dos anos 80
    Amaral, Aracy A., 1930-
    1991
    The art historian and critic Aracy Amaral wrote this analysis of the painting produced in the 1980s, with a focus on the art scene in São Paulo. In addition to naming the predecessors of the artists who made up that generation, the critic gives a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111349

  • A experiência do vídeo no Brasil
    Machado, Arlindo
    1993
    This essay is a brief history of how independent video developed in Brazil. Arlindo Machado highlights the role played by the renewal of open-signal television language. He notes that video emerged in the 1980s, at a time when Brazilian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111112

  • A Frank Popper
    Colmenarez, Asdrúbal, 1936-
    1991
    The Venezuelan artist Asdrúbal Colmenárez wrote about his own installation, Preludio 7, fuga siete, on exhibition at the Galería de Arte Nacional (1991). He presents the objective of the installation, which is intended to raise viewer awareness of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1163829

  • 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

  • A gravura de Samico
    Suassuna, Ariano
    1997
    Ariano Suassuna explains that traditional printmakers in northeastern Brazil took their inspiration from medieval Iberian stories and ballads, capturing a fantasy world in literary works and prints that teemed with action, enchantment, and deep- [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111377

  • A gravura no espelho
    Chiarelli, Tadeu, 1956-
    1995
    With this text, Tadeu Chiarelli presents a show of work by Cláudio Mubarac. He observes how metal engraving becomes a process of self-knowledge in the hands of an artist influenced—in Chiarelli’s view—by Evandro Carlos Jardim. Printmaking and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111250

  • A gravura paulista significa
    Chiarelli, Tadeu, 1956-
    1995
    In this text, Tadeu Chiarelli examines the meaning of printmaking in contemporary art. It adds nothing on a technical level, he argues, and—as the medium used for the reproduction of images in post-industrial society—it is brought into the sphere [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111251

  • A imagem pré-fotográfica, fotográfica, pós-fotográfica
    Santaella, Lucia
    1994
    In this text, researcher Lucia Santaella formulates a study that identifies and examines the changes in paradigm for the production, storage, exhibition, and reception of the image in different registers of the human psyche. She associates the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110929

  • A instauração da obra no espaço virtual
    Rey, Sandra
    1998
    In this essay written by Sandra Rey, virtual space and “virtual reality” are described from the illusory understanding of the perspective quality in Renaissance painting. The essay alternates discussion between the perception of depth and of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111135

  • A Juan Castillo; en el retorno al descampado visible
    Balcells, Fernando
    1998
    The sociologist Fernando Balcells wrote this essay for the catalogue for Te devuelvo tu imagen, ocupación, the exhibition of works by Juan Castillo (who, like Balcells, was a member of the group Colectivo Acciones de Arte [CADA, Art Action [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749496

  • A Luz na Imagem
    Sogabe, Milton, 1953-
    1991
    In this commentary, Milton Sogabe describes the differences between how artists think when using traditional techniques and when using electronic media. In his investigation, the writer hopes to discover the expressive potential of both types of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111389

  • A mulher é o corpo
    Amaral, Aracy A., 1930-
    1997
    In this presentation of an exhibition of work by Rosana Paulino held in 1997, art critic Aracy Amaral places emphasis on innovative features of Paulino’s work that mark a break with the Brazilian art scene of the time. She specifically mentions [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111061

  • A natureza morta
    1992
    This is a news item about an exhibition of work by the artist Frans Krajcberg, held at the Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro (MAM-Rio) in 1992. It also covers other similar exhibitions held in connection with the international event Eco-92 - [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111396

  • A note on chicano-mexicano cultural capital : african american icons an symbols in chicano art
    Malagamba Ansótegui, Amelia
    1997
    In this document, Professor Amelia Malagamba explores how Afro-Mexican icons and symbols, as well as sociopolitical issues in the African-American community, have been transformed into what she terms “cultural capital.” A “cultural capital”as [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1082750

  • A nova gravura de Juazeiro do Norte
    Carvalho, Gilmar de
    1999
    This essay, which appeared in the catalogue produced with research support from Gilmar de Carvalho, introduced A Nova Gravura de Juazeiro do Norte, the exhibition curated by Dodora Guimarães at the Centro Cultural da Abolição in Recife (November [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110756

  • A organização do delírio
    Favaretto, Celso F. (Celso Fernando), 1941-
    1992
    The professor and essay writer Celso Favaretto assesses the parameters that frame the work of Hélio Oiticica, from the experience of pure art to the statement made by environmental art. In Favaretto’s opinion, the path followed by the artist from [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111408

  • A piece of my heart = Pedacito de mi corazon
    Lomas Garza, Carmen, 1948-
    1990
    This artist’s statement by Carmen Lomas Garza was included in the catalogue for the exhibition of her work, A Piece of My Heart/Pedacito de Mi Corazón, which traveled to various cities in the states of Texas, California, and Illinois, in 1991. In [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 803261

  • A pintura corporal e a arte gráfica entre os Kayapó-Xikrin do Cateté
    Vidal, Lux Boelitz, 1930-
    1992
    This text by anthropologist Lux Vidal discusses the body painting and graphic art of the Xikrin Indians, a subgroup of the Kayapó ethnicity clustered in the southeastern region of the state of Pará. The text includes forty-five paintings on paper, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110731

  • A propósito d'o Brasil dos Viajantes
    Belluzzo, Ana Maria
    1996
    This text dealing with the exhibition O Brasil dos Viajantes analyzes the possibility of conceiving of Brazilian identity from a foreign perspective. According to the text, the aim of the exhibition is to compose history from diverse points of view [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111299

  • A reconstrução do universo segundo Arthur Bispo do Rosário
    Morais, Frederico, 1936-
    1990
    In this text by Frederico Morais presenting an exhibition of works by Arthur Bispo do Rosário, the author attempts to demystify the marginalization of insanity and of artists in psychiatric institutions with an approach based on a contemporary [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111267

  • A Sierra Beyond Borders
    Huebner, Jeff, 1954-
    1991
    In this feature on the Cuban-American artist Paul Sierra, Jeff Huebner writes the artist’s biography, his recent ascent in the mainstream art world, and the attendant conflicts that arose in relationship to his status as a Latino artist. Huebner [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 840128

  • A tipografia e os livros de arte em Pernambuco no século XX
    Bruscky, Paulo
    1997
    The artist Paulo Bruscky refers to the remarkable graphic arts tradition in Recife—in the state of Pernambuco, in northeastern Brazil—as he describes in great detail the drawings produced in this area during the twentieth century. He takes a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110798

  • A través del espejo : autorreflexión de la pintura
    Jaramillo, Carmen María, 1958-
    1998
    Carmen María Jaramillo, the curator of the exhibition A través del espejo [Through the Looking Glass], begins her essay by clarifying the terms and sources she used in her approach to “painting’s self-appraisal.” She reviews the mutable, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1076656

  • A verdade mente
    Pedrosa, Adriano
    1999
    Adriano Pedrosa wrote this text on Iran do Espírito Santo’s work for the 1999 edition of the Biennale di Venezia. Pedrosa asserts that any perception of “the real” depends on the language used to express it. That is evident in do Espírito [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111269

  • A vocação construtiva da arte latino-americana
    Morais, Frederico, 1936-
    1997
    In this essay, the art critic Frederico Morais takes a new approach to Latin American Constructive art, describing the influence it has had on European and North American art as well as its relationship to Latin American culture and society. The term [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 808244

  • A wag dogging a tale
    Avalos, David
    1993
    In this essay, written for the catalogue of the exhibition La Frontera/The Border: Art About the Mexico/United States Border Experience (1993), artist and professor David Avalos describes his experience working at San Diego’s Centro Cultural de la [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 809415

  • A wry defiance behind garish colors and tabloid dramas
    Cotter, Holland, 1947-
    1998
    The art critic for the New York Times, Holland Cotter, introduces the artist Beatriz González—who is also an art critic—as an artist who defies the conventions imposed by the North American and European art markets and sets her own rules as [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1150182

  • Aborigines of the western world
    Fusco, Coco; Gómez-Peña, Guillermo
    1992
    In this essay published in the exhibition catalog, Remerica! Amerika, artists Coco Fusco and Guillermo Gomez-Peña contend that the origins of dada events and performance art date back to the 1500s when native peoples from Africa and the Americas [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799233

  • Acción divisoria del espacio
    1996
    In Acción divisoria del espacio, the Venezuelan performance artists Yeni and Nan [Jennifer Hackshaw and María Luisa González] describe their presentation. They explain that it is staged in a space where images are projected from four slide [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1097491