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  • Perfiles del dibujazo
    Peluffo Linari, Gabriel
    On the occasion of a retrospective exhibition of works by Uruguayan draftsman who were active in the 1960s (a movement that was known as the Dibujazo), Gabriel Peluffo’s essay seeks to place the movement in the relevant socio-political context, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1235833

  • El dibujo hoy
    Calzadilla, Juan, 1931
    The critic Juan Calzadilla analyzes the matter of drawing in [the context of the] Venezuelan art scene during the end of the seventies and the early eighties. The author introduces the text reflecting on the rise of this technique as a skill [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1169585

  • La búsqueda de la poesía en los objetos fantasmales
    Vivas Arias, Ángel, 1949-
    Ángel Vivas Arias writes about his exhibition on body action in Objetos encontrados e intervención gestual, presented at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber (October 1980). Reinforcing his penchant for the object as an element [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1169348

  • Una obra, una idea, una personalidad
    Salvador, José María
    Historian José María Salvador wrote the essay “Una obra, una idea, una personalidad” [A Work, An Idea, A Personality], included among the texts for the exhibition catalogue Lo espiritual en el arte. Juan Félix Sánchez, [Spirituality in Art: [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1165258

  • [No es TV, no es cine, no es happening...]
    D'Amico, Margarita
    Journalist Margarita D’Amico dedicates this text to a new art form: video. The author shows the versatility of this new medium as well as its ability to capture the diverse areas of human activity. The aspects she highlights include the possibility [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1162599

  • En tiempo real (horas, minutos, segundos...)
    Duque, Luis Ángel
    In this text on the sixth Pirelli Salon by critic Luis Ángel Duque, he references the appearance of television as a mass market industry with the capacity to bring together large audiences on the basis of a global society. In his judgment, it is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1162054

  • Visión profunda de campo "Cría...ojos"
    Duque, Luis Ángel
    Critic Luis Ángel Duque presents a brief history of “vision,” defining it as the happy convergence of the retina and the brain. In his words, it is through vision that a man sees himself, but also everything else that surrounds him; it is one of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1162003

  • Nuevas realidades, nuevos conceptos para un Salón de Jóvenes
    Cárdenas, María Luz
    María Luz Cárdenas, the curator of the I Salón Pirelli de Jóvenes Artistas, explains why a new Salon was created for young Venezuelan artists. She identifies the Salon’s immediate history, justifies its creation, and describes the guidelines or [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161393

  • Variaciones sobre reticuláreas : en homenaje a Gego
    Silva Estrada, Alfredo, 1933-2009
    This document is the first edition (Caracas: Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, 1979) of the book, Variaciones sobre reticuláreas, [Variations on Reticuláreas], a poem by Alfredo Silva Estrada. Silva Estrada wrote the poem as an homage to Gego on the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1160055

  • La línea de tres dimensiones : acontecimiento plástico
    Montero Castro, Roberto
    Roberto Montero Castro wrote this review at the time of Gego’s exhibition at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo [Contemporary Art Museum] in Caracas in 1977. He referred to the idea expressed by Pythagorean philosophers—that numbers are an [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1159610

  • Gego : tejiendo poemas de alambre
    Lozada Soucre, Luis
    In this review of the opening of Gego’s exhibition at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo [Contemporary Art Museum] in Caracas in 1977, Luis Lozada Soucre reports on the great, well-attended event. He quotes Marta Traba, and interviews people in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1159498

  • Gego o la seriedad
    Feltra, A.
    In this interview with Gego by Venezuelan journalist A. Feltra, certain aspects of the artist’s life and personality are discussed. Gego says that she does not like to expose her private life to the public, and asserts that her work speaks for [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1159122

  • 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

  • De la caza de brujas a Rauschenberg go home
    Von Dangel, Miguel, 1946-
    In this text, Miguel von Dangel criticizes the stance taken by the Venezuelan painter Oswaldo Vigas regarding the exhibition by Robert  Rauschenberg at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas, which Vigas finds contradictory and “chauvinist [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1154538

  • Gego : para entrar al espacio
    Guevara, Roberto, 1932-1998
    The synopsis and the annotations in English are coming soon.                                However, our bilingual readers can click on “Español” to access this information in Spanish [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1149443

  • Diálogo entre las formas de Gego y la danza de Sonia Sanoja
    Alvarenga, Teresa
    Venezuelan journalist Teresa Alvarenga interviews fellow Venezuelan contemporary dancer Sonia Sanoja on the occasion of the solo performance Coreogegos to be held in the context of the Gego exhibition at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo of Caracas on [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1148047

  • Los novísimos colombianos
    Traba, Marta
    This text by Marta Traba—a well known Argentine critic who lived in Venezuela at the time—introduces the exhibition Los novísimos colombianos held at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo in Caracas in 1977. Traba analyzes the overall development of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1090024

  • Hoy es arte lo que no era
    D'Amico, Margarita
    In the first section of Sí y No, her column in the Caracas newspaper El Nacional, the journalist Margarita D’Amico publishes some of the thoughts on “today’s art” expressed by Claudio Perna, the photographer and conceptual artist. Perna [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1068360

  • "Quiero que me vean con los ojos, no con los codos" : Eugenio Espinoza en la orla del arte
    Wisotzki, Rubén
    In this interview, the journalist Rubén Wisotzki asks Eugenio Espinoza about Orla, the exhibition presented at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Sofía Imber in Caracas, in 1993. The Venezuelan artist believes that the exhibition was a moment for [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 866278

  • Proposiciones de la mesa de trabajo No 2, tema "Critica, teoría e investigación de las artes plásticas Iberoamericanas"; para ser presentadas a consideración de la sesión plenaria del Primer Encuentro Iberoamericano de críticos y artistas plásticos
    Goodall, Donald B.
    This document summarizes the proposals submitted by the participants at the Primer Encuentro Iberoamericano de Críticos de Arte y Artistas Plásticos who were sitting at work table number two. Referring to the subject “Criticism, Theory, and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 850368

  • Programa General : primer encuentro Iberoamericano de críticos de arte y artistas plásticos.
    This document sets forth the contents of the program, the activity schedule and the different venues of the 1st Encuentro Iberoamericano de Críticos de Arte y Artistas Plásticos, held in Caracas June 18 – 27, 1978. It gives the names of all the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 850331

  • Arte e identidad : métodos institucionales en el desarrollo cultural venezolano
    Montero Castro, Roberto
    In an attempt at historical reconstruction, and due to the intense political situation in Venezuela (between 1974 and 1978), art critic Roberto Montero Castro attempts to detect the presence of “the Venezuelan identity” in certain artistic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 815631