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Name Descriptor: Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña×
  • [Informe de actividad, 30 de enero de 1972]
    Torres, Enrique
    1972
    [This document is] a confidential report, written by detective Enrique Torres for the Puerto Rican Intelligence Office, about an event at the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña [Puerto Rican Cultural Institute] (ICP) on January 29, 1972. The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863999

  • [Letter] 1968 Febrero 12 [to] Ricardo [Alegría]
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1968
    In this letter that artist Lorenzo Homar wrote to Ricardo Alegría, director of the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña (ICP), while he was in France, Homar states that there has been a problem with the glue used to stick the tiles on the mural of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861552

  • [Letter] 1973 Diciembre 10, San Juan de Puerto Rico [to] Ricardo Alegría, Director del Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1973
    Puerto Rican printmaker Lorenzo Homar informs Ricardo Alegría, director of the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña (ICP), of his reasons for not being interested in participating in the selection committee for the Bienal de San Juan de Grabado [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 823984

  • [Letter] 1973 Marzo 6, Miramar, Puerto Rico [to] Ricardo Alegría
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1973
    Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar tells Ricardo Alegría, director of the Instituto Puertorriqueña [Institute of Puerto Rican Culture], what happened to Homar’s portfolio, Tres estrofas de amor para soprano [Three Stanzas of Love for Soprano], [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861400

  • [Letter] 1973 Mayo 29, San Juan [to] Ricardo Alegría
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1973
    Lorenzo Homar informs Ricardo Alegría, the executive director of the ICP (Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña), of the difficulties he is having with his weekly class in printmaking techniques and creative design at the Escuela de Artes Plásticas [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861941

  • [Letter] 1975 Junio 28 [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Camacho, Paul, 1929-1989
    1975
    In this letter, Puerto Rican artist Paul Camacho conveys his personal opinion to printmaker Lorenzo Homar concerning an exhibition at the Escuela de Artes Plásticas [School of Visual Arts] at the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña [ICP, Puerto [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 856431

  • [Letter] 1976 Agosto 1, Miramar, Puerto Rico [to] Féliz Rodríguez Báez, director de la Escuela de Artes Plásticas.
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1976
    Puerto Rican printmaker Lorenzo Homar writes to Félix Rodriguez Báez, who at the time was the director of the Escuela de Artes Plásticas [School of Visual Arts] of the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña [ICP, Puerto Rican Cultural Institute], to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 856303

  • [Letter] 1976 Agosto 17, Miramar, Puerto Rico [to] Ricardo Alegría.
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1976
    In this letter to Ricardo Alegría, the director of the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña (ICP) at the time, Lorenzo Homar discusses an array of topics, including the IV Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano [Fourth Latin American Print [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 825473

  • Algunas notas sobre el cartel
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1978
    At the retrospective exhibition of his work held at the Museo de Arte de Ponce on April 13, 1978, Lorenzo Homar gave a talk entitled “Some Thoughts on Posters.” He discussed the importance of posters as a means of visual communication to the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 856527

  • Apuntes sobre la pintura puertorriqueña (de las décadas del ’40 al ’60)
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916 - 2011
    1983
    Puerto Rican artist and essayist José A. Torres Martinó offers an account of artists working on the island from the 1940s through the 1960s. He speaks of the importance of the Centro de Arte Puertorriqueño (CAP); the División de Educación de la [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 822337

  • Arte y tradición del cartel en Puerto Rico : conversación con Lorenzo Homar = Art and tradition of the poster in Puerto Rico : conversation with Lorenzo Homar
    Ramírez, Mari Carmen, 1955-
    1985
    In this interview by Puerto Rican curator Mari Carmen Ramírez, printmaker and artist Lorenzo Homar speaks of how he became interested in silkscreen; in addition to his career as a poster artist; the primary function of the poster medium; what [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 822261

  • Autobiography
    Ferrer, Rafael
    1973
    In this autobiography, Puerto Rican-born, New York-based artist Rafael Ferrer chronicles his life from 1933 to 1972. He discusses his early life in military school where he learned to play the drums; his mentoring by Spanish Surrealist émigré [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799304

  • Congreso y exposición de artistas abstractos en Puerto Rico
    Tolentino, Marianne de
    1985
    The French critic and historian Marianne de Tolentino, who lives in the Dominican Republic, lists the artists who took part in the exhibition, Primer Congreso de Artistas Abstractos de Puerto Rico [First Puerto Rican Abstract Artists Conference] that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 805348

  • Contestación a las preguntas hechas, por los estudiaintes, los señores, Carmelo Fontañez, Edwin F. Rosario, y Lionel Valentín.
    Homar, Lorenzo
    In his reply [contestación], Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar says that he does not think there is an artistic movement in Puerto Rico that could be compared to Cubism or Expressionism, among other examples. He says that the socio-political [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 823860

  • Creación y provocación en la colectiva de M.S.A
    Pérez-Lizano, Manuel
    1988
    Spanish critic Manuel Pérez-Lizano reviews the group exhibition, Arte y Política [Art and Politics], which was organized in 1988 by the Galería M.S.A. (Manifiesto Sintetista Actualizado) [Manifesto of Synthetism Today] during the VIII Bienal de [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1061096

  • El cartel en nuestra historia del arte
    Ruiz de la Mata, Ernesto J.
    1983
    Puerto Rican critic Ernesto Ruíz de la Mata remarks that, in spite of the important role played by posters, it was not until 1964 that the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña [ICP, Puerto Rican Cultural Institute] organized the first exhibition of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 822351

  • En agenda la XI Bienal
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011
    1994
    Puerto Rican artist José A. Torres Martinó comments on the news that the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña [ICP, Institute of Puerto Rican Culture], in spite of its lack of funding, plans to hold the XI Bienal de San Juan del Grabado [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 853543

  • En Museo de Riverside, inauguran exposición de pintores de la Isla
    Meyners, Benjamín Arnaldo, 1905-1983
    1957
    In this essay, Benjamin Arnaldo Meyners, who was Puerto Rican but lived in New York, explained that the president of the Riverside Museum in New York, Netti Horsch, and the director of the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña (ICP) [Puerto Rican [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 854518

  • Exposición de carteles realizados en el taller del Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña bajo la dirección de Lorenzo Homar
    Squirru, Rafael, 1925-
    1972
    Argentine critic Rafael Squirru writes a critical review of an exhibition of posters held at the Taller de Gráfica [Graphic Art Workshop] of the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña (ICP) [Institute of Puerto Rican Culture]. This workshop was led by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 806353

  • Fue la década-
    Martorell, Antonio, 1939-
    1985
    Puerto Rican artist and printmaker Antonio Martorell offers an overview of important events in 1950s Puerto Rico. During that period, artists and writers strove to “affirm the threatened national identity and language, point out and question an [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 822177

  • Gráfica puertorriqueña en la casa
    López Oliva, Manuel
    The Cuban critic Manuel López Oliva reviews the collection of Puerto Rican works of art from the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña [Puerto Rican Cultural Institute] (ICP) that was exhibited at the Galería Latinoamericana at Casa de las Américas [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 864143

  • Imágenes de Lorenzo Homar : entre San Juan y Nueva York
    Díaz Quiñones, Arcadio
    2000
    Puerto Rican writer Arcadio Díaz Quiñonez places Lorenzo Homar in the context of the cities of San Juan and New York, where the artist lived and produced his graphic work. He asserts that Homar’s career, like the images in his paintings and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 867116

  • Institute’s Mural Program
    Homar, Lorenzo
    In this text, Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar comments on the mural program organized by the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña (ICP) in the early-1970s. He states that most Puerto Rican artists support the program: since they are rarely able to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 825443

  • Introducción
    Hernández Cruz, Luis, 1936-
    1984
    The Puerto Rican artist Luis Hernández Cruz claims that the finest work produced by three generations of abstract artists was exhibited at the 1er Congreso de Artistas Abstractos de Puerto Rico [First Puerto Rican Abstract Art Conference], held at [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 866870

  • La lucha por definir la nación : el debate en torno a la creación del Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, 1955
    Flores Collazo, María Margarita
    1998
    La creación del Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña en 1955 estuvo precedida por debates en la legislatura del gobierno de Puerto Rico. El partido en el poder, el Partido Popular Democrático (PPD), sentó las bases para “definir el horizonte [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1062903

  • Lorenzo Homar y el cartel en el Taller del Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueño,1957-1972
    Tió, Teresa
    1982
    The Puerto Rican critic and historian Teresa Tió acknowledges the importance of the Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar, and discusses his evolution as a poster artist at the Taller de Gráfica del Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña (ICP) [ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 804977

  • Los museos de Puerto Rico –I. Nacimiento, agonía y muerte de los museos del Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña
    Benítez, Marimar
    Puerto Rican historian and curator Marimar Benítez asserts that the museums created by the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña (ICP) under Ricardo Alegría, the director of that organization from 1955 to 1973, did not have an adequate structure for [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 805145

  • No es Contra-Bienal, pero...
    Cherson, Samuel B.
    1981
    In this essay, Samuel Cherson, a Cuban critic living in exile in Puerto Rico, discusses the exhibition organized by the Hermandad de Artistas Gráficos [Graphic Artists Association] featuring the artists who refrained from participating in the Quinta [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 867230

  • Teoría y elogio del cartel puertorriqueño
    Gaya Nuño, Juan Antonio
    1962
    Juan Antonio Gaya Nuño, a Spanish historian who lived in Puerto Rico, explains the difference between the poster and other art forms. He claims that whereas in other countries the poster is used mostly in the spheres of politics, and sales, in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 806437

  • Una Bienal que peca por defecto
    Cherson, Samuel B.
    1988
    Samuel Cherson, a Cuban living in exile in Puerto Rico, gives a brief account of the history of the Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano y del Caribe [San Juan Biennial of Latin American and Caribbean Graphic Art]. He concludes that the 8th [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 852846

  • Unámonos en defensa de nuestra cultura
    Alegría, Ricardo
    1980
    Ricardo Alegría, the Puerto Rican anthropologist and founder of the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña [Puerto Rican Cultural Institute] (ICP), urges all who are involved in cultural activities to unite and work together to counteract the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1055251