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  • "Signos" de la pintora Mercedes Pardo
    Batallán, Lorenzo
    The journalist Lorenzo Batallán writes about the impending opening of Signos, the exhibition of works by the painter Mercedes Pardo at the Sala Mendoza (Caracas). In his article, Batallán describes this Venezuelan artist’s experimentation with [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155975

  • Color y módulos en Mercedes Pardo
    Guevara, Roberto, 1932-1998
    This article by the critic Roberto Guevara is about 1 x 9: color de la serigrafía, the exhibition of works by the artist Mercedes Pardo at the Museo de Bellas Artes in Caracas. Guevara skims through the painter’s various earlier phases, and then [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155991

  • El camino cierto
    Rodríguez, Alirio
    In this article, Alirio Rodríguez discusses the definition and scope of Latin American painting, and its universal exposure. He stresses the importance of Figuration and Abstraction, both of which influence current and future painting in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799032

  • El espacio en la pintura de Mercedes Pardo
    Carnevali, Gloria
    In her criticism, Gloria Carnevali states that her approach to the work of the Venezuelan painter and printmaker Mercedes Pardo sets a priority on assessing “the spatial problems.” She believes this focus enables “a greater enjoyment and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1102285

  • La creación como argumento
    Auerbach, Ruth
    Ruth Auerbach interviews the Venezuelan artist Mercedes Pardo on the occasion of the latter’s retrospective exhibition at the Museo Alejandro Otero in Caracas (2000–01). Auerbach discusses Pardo’s career over the course of several decades. As [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1143060

  • La mano, la seda, el color
    Espinoza, Manuel
    Venezuelan artist, curator, and cultural manager Manuel Espinoza presents the exhibition La mano, la seda, el color [Hand, Silk and Color] (Museo de Arte Contemporáneo of Caracas, 1978), which featured prints on silk by nine Venezuelan artists: [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1159106

  • La piel visual
    Balza, José
    In this essay about Mercedes Pardo and her painting, the writer José Balza describes the Caracas milieu where she was born and grew up, and her life in San Antonio de Los Altos, not far from the capital city. Balza talks about Pardo’s early days [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1157222

  • La plenitud más plena
    Schön, Elizabeth
    In this essay on the Venezuelan painter and engraver Mercedes Pardo, Elizabeth Schon establishes the different phases “that were linked together through an intimate perseverance” in the artist’s career. She comments on and analyzes the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1102269

  • Mercedes Pardo : 1 x 9
    D'Amico, Margarita
    This text is an interview by journalist Margarita D’Amico with Venezuelan artist Mercedes Pardo on the occasion of her 1969 exhibition, 1 x 9: color de la serigrafía, held at the Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas. In it, Pardo discusses her [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155959

  • Mercedes Pardo : 1951 - 2000
    Rodríguez, Bélgica, 1941-
    In this article about the exhibition of works by the Venezuelan painter and printmaker Mercedes Pardo at the Museo Alejandro Otero (Caracas 2000–2001), the curator Bélgica Rodríguez addresses three of what she describes as the major aspects of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1143027

  • Mercedes Pardo : color de la serigrafía
    Otero, Alejandro, 1921-1990
    In his introduction to Mercedes Pardo’s exhibition, the artist and critic Alejandro Otero discusses the range of possibilities he sees in her set of colorful mural panels. Otero suggests that Pardo’s exploration of color, based on breaking down a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1143176

  • Mercedes Pardo : el espejo inverso
    Balza, José
    After a preface that addresses Mercedes Pardo’s painting [production], writer José Balza analyzes the Signes series. He explains that Pardo began that series by chance, owing to an impression of a nail cast on a piece of paper. Balza argues that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1157206

  • Pintura y vida
    Palacios, María Fernanda, 1945-
    This essay by María Fernanda Palacios was for the Moradas del Color exhibition catalogue (Caracas: Galería de Arte Nacional, 1991) of work by Mercedes Pardo. The author delves deeply into the life and work of the Venezuelan painter through a series [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1102253

  • VII : Formas nuevas y sinceridad : Conceptos concretos sobre la pintura abstracta
    Otero Silva, Miguel
    Adopting a different tone from the one he used in his previous article (“El regreso a lo funcional y a lo decorativo”), Miguel Otero Silva assures his readers he has nothing against new trends in art; but he objects to the assumption that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 856923

  • Visita al XIX salón de arte venezolano
    Erminy, Perán
    In his review of the XIX Salón de Arte Venezolano (1958), the critic Perán Erminy notes the ingenious reliance on historical criteria in the arrangement of works selected for the event, from the old landscape masters to the new style of Abstract [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1172221