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  • [Una de las primeras cosas que sorprenden al contemplar...]
    Salvador, José María
    In this essay, the historian José María Salvador identifies the salient features of Carlos Medina’s work—such as his use of basic geometric elements and the material importance of stone—which provide the Venezuelan sculptor with a range of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1167877

  • Gego's performative geometry
    Cabañas, Kaira Marie, 1974-
    Curator Kaira Marie Cabañas argues that work by Gego (Gertrud Goldschmidt, 1912–1994), a Venezuelan artist of German origin, constitutes a “performative geometry” based on a primordial interest in the act of “making.” The configuration of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1166787

  • Gego y la escena analítica del cinetismo
    Pérez Oramas, Luis, 1960-
    Luis Enrique Pérez Oramas believed that as a foreigner in Venezuela, Gego gave her work the function of an “analytical process” by constructing a “neutral space” in a time saturated by Kinetic art and geometric abstraction. Her work resists [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1159736

  • Gego : exaltación de la línea
    Burgos, Álvaro
    In this essay, Colombian critic and journalist Álvaro Burgos analyzes the sculptures by Gego, a Venezuelan artist of German origin, included in the exhibition Gego: Esculturas, 195­7–1967, held in Colombia. Burgos asserts that Gego’s works form [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1156363

  • Geometría espiritual
    Serrano, Eduardo, 1939-
    The Colombian curator and art critic Eduardo Serrano introduced the retrospective exhibition Manolo Vellojín. Dos décadas (1987) at the Museo de Arte Moderno in Bogotá. In this exhibition, the writer points out three “sources” of Abstract art [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134824

  • Segundo manifiesto
    El Techo de la Ballena
    In this “Segundo Manifiesto”—jointly written by members of El Techo de la Ballena (Caracas, 1961–68)—the group identified the artistic movements they challenged as follows: traditional landscape painting, social realism, geometrical [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1057677