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  • "Nada está flotando..."
    Gutiérrez, Natalia, 1954-
    2009
    In this essay, which is the introduction to the book Ciudad–Espejo [City–Mirror] (2009), the Colombian critic Natalia Gutiérrez bases her review of Colombian contemporary art on the works presented at the 39 Salón Nacional de Artistas [39th [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1099231

  • “He aquí, pues, mis citaciones a la audiencia” : constelaciones y museo fuera de lugar. Jaime Iregui
    Gutiérrez, Natalia, 1954-
    2009
    The text “He aquí, pues, mis citaciones a la audiencia” by Natalia Gutiérrez is the eleventh chapter of ciudad-espejo (2006), a theoretical research project that focuses on artists whose work—mostly in the medium of photography—attempts to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1132933

  • [Ciudadano: el uso de esta máscara...]
    Pazos, Luis; Puppo, Héctor; Luján Gutiérrez, Jorge de
    1971
    A collection of images from the happening called “Cementerio” [Cemetery], which was staged as part of the Arte de Sistemas [Systems Art] exhibition (Buenos Aires: Museo de Arte Moderno, July 1971). The work consisted of a cluster of crosses, each [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745784

  • [excertos de] Para nunca esquecer: negras memórias: memórias de negros
    Museu Histórico Nacional (Brazil)
    2002
    This text consists of excerpts from the catalogue for the exhibition Para nunca esquecer. Negras memórias/ Memórias de Negros, held at the Museu Histórico Nacional (in Rio de Janeiro in 2001). It includes scores of texts and poems by writers who [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110530

  • [Geraldo vê]
    Bardi, P. M. (Pietro Maria), 1900-1999
    In this essay, Pietro Maria Bardi discusses the Fotoformas series by Geraldo de Barros, drawing the reader’s attention to the abstract nature of the photographs, and going as far as to associate them with works by Wassily Kandinsky, Piet Mondrian, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1083049

  • [La luz encierra el secreto de la belleza visual de la realidad...]
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1956
    This introductory text for the exhibition Forum: grupo de fotógrafos contemporáneos [Forum: a contemporary photographers’ group] places emphasis on the artist-photographer who, through the developing process, manipulates lights in its subtle [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745060

  • [Letter] 1973 Enero 23 [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Alcántara, Pedro, 1942-; Alcántara Quijano Montero, Pedro, 1877-1953
    1973
    Colombian artist Pedro Alcántara thanks Lorenzo Homar for the photographs, letters, and silkscreen he sent him. Alcántara asks him to buy some printing materials he will need to create a portfolio of four works for the Communist Party. The party [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861419

  • [Martina Lopez]
    Hesse, Gary
    1999
    In this text, Gary Hesse considers the direction Martina Lopez’s work took after she was introduced in 1986 to computer imaging that became the main means with which she created her photographs. With this new tool, Hesse explains, Lopez has [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1050793

  • [O Foto Clube do Pará nasceu]
    Moreira, Aldo
    This essay describes the establishing of the photography club Foto Clube do Pará, naming its founding partners, the activities presented, and the postal addresses of its members. Around the mid-1950s, in the state capital of Belém, they opened a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111172

  • [Sin dificultad se puede constatar que la nueva fotografía...]
    1979
    The curator and art critic Miguel González (Cali, b. 1950) introduces the work of the photographer Fernell Franco (1942, Versalles, Valle del Cauca–2006, Cali) in the catalogue for the exhibition Ever Astudillo dibujos, Fernell Franco fotografías [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1088560

  • A aridez dos anos 80
    Camargo, Mônica Junqueira de, 1953-; Mendes, Ricardo, 1955-
    1992
    This article by Mônica Junqueira de Camargo analyzes the creation, circulation and consumption of photography in Brazil, especially in the centers (Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo). Her analysis shows the disenchantment that emerges in the photography [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110927

  • A evolução da fotografia nas últimas décadas : panorama internacional e suas repercussões no Brasil
    Kossoy, Boris, 1941-
    1983
    The journalist Boris Kossoy emphasizes the professionalization of the field of photography and the growth of the photography art market in Brazil; in his opinion, this creates advantages and disadvantages. On the one hand, it would be an advantage [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110896

  • A fotografia e a reprodutibilidade da obra de arte
    Fabris, Annateresa
    1982
    Annateresa Fabris explores the impact of photography on the reproduction and the dissemination of artwork. Her position arises from her reading of W. M. Ivins, Jr. (published in Barcelona, 1975), who considers it an important factor in the emergence [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111026

  • A imagem pré-fotográfica, fotográfica, pós-fotográfica
    Santaella, Lucia
    1994
    In this text, researcher Lucia Santaella formulates a study that identifies and examines the changes in paradigm for the production, storage, exhibition, and reception of the image in different registers of the human psyche. She associates the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110929

  • A missão cultural da fotografia
    Koranyi, João
    1947
    João [or Hans] Koranyi suggests that photography should be thought of in terms of its cultural mission rather than whether it is or is not “art.” In a world where nations are at odds with each other, photography reveals the absence of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110871

  • A nuestros lectores
    1901
    In the introduction to volume three (issue number one) of El Fotografo Mexicano [The Mexican Photographer], the editors and editorial staff assert their wish to perform the noble task of disseminating photography, as well as thanking the readers for [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 792886

  • A urgência de uma filosofia da fotografia
    Flusser, Vilém, 1920-1991
    1985
    In this text, Vilém Flusser upholds the philosophy of photography as necessary for reflection on how to live freely in a world programmed by devices. Flusser’s approach delves into photography as praxis in an attempt to understand the medium. In [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111089

  • Adget : Documentos para artistas
    Alvarez Bravo, Manuel
    1939
    In this text, Manuel Álvarez Bravo considers the development of Adget (sic) as a photographer and the life experiences, warmth, and creativity reflected in his unique ability to see what is around him. He notes that Adget had no training in the arts [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752393

  • Alberto Baraya o el arte de desplegar, coleccionar en fin, el arte de encontrar las relaciones que están ahí y que no vemos
    Gutiérrez, Natalia, 1954-
    2006
    In this article, the critic Natalia Gutiérrez reviews a number of works by Alberto Baraya, such as his photomontages in Proyecto recorridos (1997–98), Mitificación artificial de una pintura (1998), Herbario de plantas artificiales (2002−), and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1130395

  • Amazônia reinventada
    Nunes, Benedito, 1929-
    1998
    This text by writer Benedito Nunes is a comparison of two works, both of them urban scenes from his collection: a painting by Emmanuel Nassar and a photograph by Gratuliano Bibas. Drawing on the author’s background in philosophy, the text is a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111165

  • Anna Mariani
    Gonçalves Filho, Antonio
    1987
    Antonio Gonçalves Filho comments on the exhibition of photographs by Anna Mariani, included in the XVIII São Paulo Biennial. Although it portrays simple images of houses common in the northeastern region of Brazil, the shots awaken a curiosity [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110498

  • Antecedentes de la Bienal Americana de Arte
    1961
    As of 1958, Industrias Kaiser Argentina had a plan to organize and sponsor an annual event, the first of which would be the Primer Concurso Anual de Artes Visuales Contemporáneas [First Annual Contemporary Visual Art Competition]. People quickly [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 777743

  • Apresentação
    Magalhães, Angela; Peregrino, Nadja, 1949-; Máttar, Paulo
    1993
    This text was the introduction to the exhibition Fotografia Contemporânea do Pará - Novas Visões, held in Rio de Janeiro (Fundação Nacional de Artes - Funarte) as well as at Niterói (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro), both in 1998. The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111167

  • Apresentação
    Firmo, Walter, 1937-
    1987
    This essay introduces I FotoNorte, the exhibition held in equatorial Belém, in the state of Pará. The show consisted of a selection of photographs of the Brazilian Amazon taken as part of a larger project sponsored by the Instituto Nacional de [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111169

  • Arte popular peruano en Sao Paulo
    La Torre, Alfonso
    1977
    Alfonso La Torre interviews the photographer Eva Lewitus, who shares her opinions on the Peruvian folk art exhibition that was presented at the XIV Bienal de São Paulo in 1977. She thinks the exhibit did not reflect the full scope of this kind of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 855899

  • Arte y revolución: una polémica en la LEAR
    Cardoza y Aragón, Luis
    1936
    In the 1990s, the magazine Memoria reported on a controversy that led to the great 1936 exhibition organized by the Liga de Escritores y Artistas Revolucionarios (LEAR) [League of Revolutionary Writers and Artists]. The article explains that the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779783

  • Artes & tecnologias
    Machado, Arlindo; Plaza, Julio
    1985
    This text was written by Arlindo Machado and Julio Plaza to be published in the catalogue for Artecnologia, the exhibition that the two authors co-curated and presented on September 2-9, 1985 at the Museu de Arte Contemporânea de São Paulo – [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111092

  • Artista Norteamericana : Mariana Yampolsky
    Lan, Federico
    1952
    In this newspaper article, Federico Lan discusses some of the signature features of Mariana Yampolsky’s early work. He refers to her printmaking and her photography, acknowledging her passionate commitment to both forms of visual expression. Lan [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 764698

  • Artistas extranjeros : el maestro Caboni
    1906
    This article reports the presence of [Efisio] Caboni at the Academia de San Carlos in Mexico City. The author provides a biographical sketch of the Italian master born in Rome. He recounts his education in Italy and some of the difficulties that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759171

  • As imagens de terceira geração, tecno-poéticas
    Plaza, Julio
    1993
    In this text, Julio Plaza draws a parallel between photography’s impact on nineteenth-century iconography and the current transformation with images that no longer depend on artisanal or mechanical systems, but rather on digital ones. Plaza senses [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111372

  • As imagens técnicas: da fotografia à síntese numérica
    Machado, Arlindo
    1994
    In this text, Arlindo Machado analyzes the characteristics of the technological image, from the invention of photography to the computer and from Renaissance perspective to the synthesis of computer-generated images. Machado argues that in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111292

  • As relações futuras do homem com a máquina
    Bril, Stefania
    1986
    In the opinion of Stefania Bril, Vilém Flusser’s attempt to categorize photography according to a number of concepts—as both Roland Barthes and Susan Sontag had done before him, articulating “post-historical” thinking in the process— [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110897

  • Bellas Artes
    Hijar y Haro, Alfredo
    1905
    This article is seminal because it is one of the few to mention photography as part of the fine arts program at the Academia de San Carlos. The writer describes various artistic media, such as sketches, drawings, and paintings, which all clearly [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759164

  • Bill Caro : pinturas
    Caro, Bill, 1949-
    1986
    In this brief review, Bill Caro discusses his own career, ranging from his 1972 exhibition (focused on Lima shantytowns) to his interest in light that became one of the key facets of his work in the 1980s. Caro states that “photographing is as [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1293457

  • Bill Caro 76
    Caro, Bill, 1949-
    1976
    This document is the catalogue to Cementerio de automóviles, an exhibition of work by hyperrealist painter Bill Caro held at Galería Enrique Camino Brent in Lima in late 1976. In a synopsis, architect Héctor Velarde states that beauty is “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1293440

  • Cambios de imagen
    Aguilar, José Hernán, 1952-
    1984
    In this text, Colombian art critic José Hernán Aguilar provides a critique of photography in Colombia in the 1980s, discussing specifically the proposals of avant-garde photographers such as Becky Mayer, Beatriz Jaramillo, Jorge Ortiz, and Adolfo [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1081310

  • Cartemas : a fotografia como suporte de criação
    Magalhaes, Aloisio
    1982
    This is the exhibition leaflet for work by the graphic artist Aloisio Magalhães, who uses photography to construct visual values. His experimental works, called Cartemas, are the result of an idea he had in 1970 “when, in Holland for the printing [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110803

  • Conceptos del artista : juguetes mexicanos
    Weston, Edward Henry
    1928
    In this article, the American artist, Edward Weston, expresses his avant-garde opinions about photography. He insists that a photograph should neither imitate other forms of artistic expression, nor rely on tricks or attempt to replicate alternative [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 748739

  • Corporales : evidencias del cuerpo en fotografía
    Cerón Silva, Jaime
    2003
    This document consists of a curatorial text written by Jaime Cerón and the catalogue of images that record the works shown in the group exhibition, Corporales. The exhibition included works by the Colombians María Isabel Rueda, Juan Pablo Echeverri [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1130086

  • Corte en el ojo : Miguel Ángel Rojas
    Gutiérrez, Natalia, 1954-
    2009
    This text is a criticism written by Natalia Gutiérrez of the work, Corte en el ojo [Cut in the Eye](2000), by Miguel Ángel Rojas. She develops it based on ideas of “place” and “no place,” as well as the paradox between them established by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1099051

  • De la fotografía como funcíon estética : En torno al artista cusqueño Martín Chambi
    Cerruto, Oscar, 1912-1981
    1929
    In this newspaper article, Oscar Cerruto discusses the work of the photographer Martín Chambi. Cerruto refers to Benedetto Croce’s idealistic philosophical concept about expressive beauty, which he uses to defend the artistic nature of photography [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1136726

  • Debate: fotografia
    Costa, Marcus de Lontra; Vasquez, Pedro; Barbosa, Sebastião; Bosco, João, 1946-; Garcia, Januario; Montenegro, Milton, 1954-; Rio Branco, Miguel; Gonçalves, Guy
    1981
    This text is a debate involving photographers Pedro Vásquez, Sebastião Barbosa, João Bosco, Januário Garcia, Milton Montenegro, Miguel Rio Branco, and Guy Gonçalves, organized by the magazine Módulo. In his presentation of the debate, critic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110948

  • Diana López en PS1
    Fuenmayor, Jesús
    1996
    Curator Jesús Fuenmayor explores the work of Venezuelan artist Diana López on the basis of her participation in an annual show at PS 1 Contemporary Art Center, in New York. The theme López presented for that show was the result of her experiences [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1163934

  • Dos miradas : Adriana Duque, Luis Morales
    Cerón Silva, Jaime
    2007
    In this essay, the critic Jaime Cerón reviews and discusses the Colombian photographer Adriana Duque’s work, Collectibles. Cerón begins by mentioning the idea of sinister (Sigmund Freud) and the unconscious (Jacques Lacan), two concepts that, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1099576

  • Edward Weston nos muestra nuevas modalidades de su talento
    Brenner, Anita
    1925
    This is a review by Anita Brenner of Edward Weston’s exhibition in Guadalajara, Jalisco. Brenner discusses the differences of photography, stating that Weston is “emphatically a photographer and not a painter with a lens.” However, in her [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 764720

  • El 51 Salón Arturo Michelena : fragmentos para una propuesta
    Oropeza, José Napoleón, 1949-
    1993
    The Venezuelan writer José Napoleón Oropeza reviews the works exhibited at the 51º Salón Michelena in Valencia (in the Venezuelan state of Carabobo) in 1993, and groups them in the categories mentioned in the invitation: painting, photography, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1165714

  • El arte fotográfico femenino
    1934
    In this issue, Revista de Revistas presents photographic studies by Soledad Espinosa de los Monteros, a student of the teacher Agustín Jiménez at the Escuela de Artes Plásticas. The images that accompany the text have an aesthetic sense in keeping [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 764704

  • El lugar y el tiempo en las fotografías de Luis B. Ramos
    Medina, Alvaro, 1942-
    1988
    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: 1100852

  • El Machetazo
    Cortez, Carlos, 1923-2005
    1979
    In this editorial column, Carlos Cortez comments on the exhibition of Agustín V. Casasola’s photographs, Mexposición II: Images of the Revolución, noting that all of the heroes of the Mexican Revolution, as well as many average participants and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 801954

  • El renacimiento indio por el arte
    Suárez A., Humberto
    1927
    In this article the writer Humberto Suárez (who uses the pseudonym Kocha-Puma) profiles the photographer Martín Chambi. Suárez describes the city of Cuzco as an emblematic artistic center that indigenous artists should work to promote. He [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1136775