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  • El Taller Libre en el Undécimo Salón de Pintura
    Pineda, Rafael, 1926-2004
    In this short newspaper review of the XI Salón de Arte Venezolano, the critic Rafael Pineda quotes from conversations he had with some of the young artists mentioned by the jury, including Mario Abreu, Lourdes Armas, Alirio Oramas, and R& [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1472233

  • Mario Abreu : No busco lo mágico como abstracción sino como razón existencial del hombre
    Vestrini, Miyó, 1938-1991
    [In this text], Miyó Vestrini interviews Mario Abreu, who states that he has captured the exuberance and mysteries of Venezuela in his work. His magical objects represent an encounter with the traditions wherein he found his own existence; they fuse [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1172444

  • El metabolismo simbólico de Mario Abreu
    Tapias, Anita
    Researcher Anita Tapias authors the curatorial essay “El metabolismo simbólico de Mario Abreu,” which appears in the catalogue for Mario Abreu. Venezuela. 24th Bienal de São Paulo, Brazil, 1998. Tapias briefly presents the key aesthetic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1165352

  • Los reinos y los sentidos en la obra de Mario Abreu
    Guevara, Roberto, 1932-1998
    This essay by Roberto Guevara entitled “Los objetos mágicos: la iniciación en una nueva era” was featured in the catalogue to the exhibition Mario Abreu. Pinturas y objetos. Exposición Antológica 1990, held at the Galería Municipal de Arte [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1157013

  • La magia de los objetos en Mario Abreu
    Guevara, Roberto, 1932-1998
    In this article, the critic Roberto Guevara reviews the works presented by the artist Mario Abreu at the exhibition Objetos Mágicos (Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas, 1965). Guevara states that Abreu’s magical objects are among the most important [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155134

  • Yo Mario Abreu digo que sólo lo americano nos salvará
    Manrique, Gustavo
    Journalist Gustavo Manrique interviews Mario Abreu for this exhibition Objetos Mágicos [Magic Objects] (Caracas: Museo de Bellas Artes, 1965). The Venezuelan artist defines himself as an American painter who has used elements of Santeria in his [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1102189

  • Mario Abreu : El fiero (y dulce) instinto terrestre
    Balza, José
    This text by writer and critic José Balza is the introduction to Las Puertas del reino, an exhibition of work by Venezuelan artist Mario Abreu. In it, Balza asserts that there is more to Abreu than his public image as a medium of the occult. His [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1102047

  • Carta de presentación
    Abreu, Mario, 1919-1993
    Mario Abreu wrote this introduction for his exhibition Objetos Mágicos, held at the Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas in 1965. The Venezuelan visual artist maintains that it is through artistic arrangement and contradictions that he continues “to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1101698

  • [Un signo positivo de esta generación de pintores...]
    Chataing, Bernardo
    In Bernardo Chataing’s preface, he explains that the Taller Libre de Arte (TLA) invited young painters to participate in its exhibition, which would hold them responsible for creating new art forms. In turn, this would generate multiple trends. The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1101666

  • [Un día el poeta sentó la belleza en sus rodillas … ]
    Guevara, Roberto, 1932-1998
    This essay by the critic and curator Roberto Guevara appeared in the catalogue for the exhibition 10 pintores venezolanos de la nueva figuración. In his opinion, figuration has gone down the same cyclical and unstable path as all the other [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1060477

  • Abreu, Pintor desorientado
    In his article, Manuel Trujillo states that Mario Abreu is a passionate painter that knows what is happening in contemporary art because he has been to Paris. Nevertheless, his youth and geographic location have not allowed him to evolve beyond [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 850789