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  • Notas de arte : Sabogal, en Buenos Aires
    Solari, Carlos, 1883-1932
    In this text, Carlos Solari (alias “Don Quijote”) discusses articles on Peruvian painter Sabogal that appeared in the most important Buenos Aires-based newspapers (three of them in particular). The article in La Prensa speaks of the “modern [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1140195

  • 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

  • Caminos del arte abstracto
    This is a review of a lecture given by Juan Zocchi, director of the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, during the exhibition, De Manet a nuestros días [From Manet to Our Times]. Rather than defend or attack abstract art, Zocchi indicates his interest [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 819272

  • Carta abierta
    Butler, Horacio, 1897-
    Open letter by Horacio Butler, accompanied by other signatures, in response to Atilio Chiappori, director of the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes [National Museum of Fine Arts], published in defense of the production of modern artists. Butler [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 790317

  • [Letter] 1968 Junio 4, Buenos Aires [to] Graciela Carnevale
    Perroud de Poccadaz, Robert
    This letter of invitation to Rosario artist Graciela Carnevale from the French embassy’s office of Culture and Cooperation in Argentina, touched off a chain reaction from various vanguard artists, both from Buenos Aires and Rosario. They were [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 766335

  • Arte y política
    Verbitsky, Horacio
    This prescient op-ed takes the events at the 1968 Braque Prize (sponsored by the French embassy in Argentina) as a starting point and uses them to arrive at the conclusion that the finest artwork was the “uproar” that occurred due to the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 766289

  • Se acabó la diversión
    Cousté, Alberto
    The incidents that took place at the 1968 Braque Prize competition (sponsored by the French embassy in Argentina) raise with great force a series of questions that would have direct consequences for the subsequent declarations of the vanguard [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 766274

  • 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

  • Semana del arte avanzado en la Argentina
    Centro de Artes Visuales (Instituto Torcuato Di Tella)
    Schedule of activities and exhibitions for the Semana de arte avanzado [Advanced Art Week] in Argentina. The following entries stand out in the program: Experiencias visuales 1967 [the 1967 Visual Practices], the shows of Ernesto Deira (1928-86) and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762845

  • [Los cinco pintores que me honro en presentar...]
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    Jorge Romero Brest begins his text with theoretical definitions about art’s meaning, perceived as an entity that has its own being. In his opinion, the artist becomes a trigger for an expression that is always being, in addition to the experience [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762815

  • Cartas a La Prensa : El arte informal y las agrupaciones plásticas
    Guglianone, Adám
    This is a letter by Adám Guglianone sent to the Buenos Aires newspaper La Prensa [The Press]. It links the presentation of Italian artist Alberto Burri, organized by the Torcuato Di Tella Institute at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes [National [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758278

  • Escándalo
    The incidents during the of the Premio Braque 1968 awards ceremony (brought about by the French embassy in Argentina) were a direct result of the boycott proposed by the artists in reaction to a censorship clause. In this newspaper article, with the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 756482

  • [Letter] 1968 Junio 18, Castelar [to] Robert Perraud, Consejero Cultural de la Embajada de Francia
    Paksa, Margarita
    The first artist to condemn the modification to the rules of the 1968 Premio Braque (promoted by the French embassy in Argentina) was Margarita Paksa. She sent a letter to the organizers, dated June 18, in which she, besides resigning her [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 756318

  • [Por tercera vez se organiza el "Premio Ver y Estimar"]
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    This text introduces the catalogue for the 1962 installment of the Premio de Honor Ver y Estimar [To See and Ponder Magazine Runner-up Prize] (Buenos Aires). According to the author, the prize, now in it its third incarnation, “has begun to reveal [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 753937

  • [De todos los premios afortunadamente se multiplica fomentando...]
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    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

  • So dull, yet so sucessfull
    Kemble, Kenneth, 1923-
    Kenneth Kemble writes about the exhibition of Catalonian artist Antoni Tàpies at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes [National Museum of Fine Arts], organized by the Instituto Di Tella. The success of his oeuvre does not move Kemble; none of it [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741044