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  • [A parte do fogo é uma publicaçao para intervir...]
    Meireles, Cildo; Resende, José; Moura Jr., José; Venancio Filho, Paulo; Duarte, Paulo Sérgio; Naves, Rodrigo, 1955-; Tunga, 1952-2016; Caldas Júnior, Waltércio
    To start with, the newspaper’s editorial statement was very clear concerning the basic purpose of A parte do fogo [The Fire’s Part]: to take part in Brazil’s cultural process and create a space devoted to reflection and to the production of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110674

  • [La exposición denominada "Experiencias 1968"]]
    This report details developments since May 14, the opening day of the Experiencias 1968 [1968 Practices]. It reports on the presence of the police and the municipal authorities due to a complaint regarding a happening presented at the Instituto [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762008

  • [Les "dix Commandements" de la Censure Militaire,...]
    This text transcribes the article published in the French newspaper Le Monde reporting that the Federal Police Department of São Paulo sent to the local newspaper Folha de São Paulo a list of news items forbidden to be published. The censored [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774539

  • [Letter] 1968 Junio 18, Castelar [to] Robert Perraud, Consejero Cultural de la Embajada de Francia
    Paksa, Margarita
    The first artist to condemn the modification to the rules of the 1968 Premio Braque (promoted by the French embassy in Argentina) was Margarita Paksa. She sent a letter to the organizers, dated June 18, in which she, besides resigning her [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 756318

  • [Letter] 1969 Junio 2, París [to] Francis de Lulle
    Bury, Pol
    Pol Bury’s letter states his decision to withdraw his participation from the 1969 São Paulo Biennial due to the fact that several Brazilian artists had informed him that another biennial, held in Bahia, was compelled to close and that paintings [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774230

  • [Letter] 1974 June 8, New York [to] Ferreira Gullar
    Amaral, Antonio Henrique
    In this letter to poet Ferreira Gullar, artist Antonio Henrique Amaral expresses the dilemma he faces about whether to continue to deal with the problems of life in New York or return to Brazil. He explains that he has grown accustomed to the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111048

  • [No aceptamos ningún tipo de tutelaje...]
    FATRAC (Frente Antimperialista de Trabajadores de la Cultura)
    The document is one of the small flyers that the FATRAC (Frente Antiimperialista de Trabajadores de la Cultura) [Anti-Imperialist Cultural Workers Front] threw into the air during the incidents that occurred during the 1968 Premio Braque award [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755932

  • [Par ordre émanent du Département Culturel du Ministère des Affaires Etrangères Brésilien...]
    This text provides information regarding the measures imposed upon Brazilian culture after the state coup of 1964. It particularly refers to the actions derived from the Institutional Act No. 5, dated December 13, 1968. Once the Parliament was [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774640

  • A raíz del boicot propuesto hace una semana al próximo Nacional : los plásticos estudian la reglamentación de los salones
    Monzón, Hugo
    This article explains that the Federación Argentina de Entidades de Artistas Plásticos [Argentine Federation of Visual Arts Groups] became active again, after a long break. One of the projects on the group’s agenda is to review modifications to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772423

  • A todo el personal del Instituto Torcuato Di Tella
    Marzana, Mario T.
    In his function as the Secretary General of the Instituto Torcuato Di Tella [Torcuato Di Tella Institute], Mario T. Marzana, communicates to the aforementioned institution’s personnel the proceedings that led to the closure of Roberto Plate’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759887

  • Arte e subversão
    Leirner, Sheila, 1948-
    In this article, the art critic Sheila Leirner avoids mentioning any particular case while discussing the “discouragement” caused by the news of the imprisonment of an artist accused of the crime of “free expression.” She muses on the role of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110510

  • Arte y Política : El Levantamiento de una Muestra Plástica no Tuvo Fundamento Legal
    This article reports on the closure of the CAyC al Aire Libre [CAyC in the Outside] exhibition by order of the municipal authorities of the city of Buenos Aires. It explains that the arguments presented to justify the closure were based on a view [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 747956

  • Arte y política
    Verbitsky, Horacio
    This prescient op-ed takes the events at the 1968 Braque Prize (sponsored by the French embassy in Argentina) as a starting point and uses them to arrive at the conclusion that the finest artwork was the “uproar” that occurred due to the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 766289

  • Até onde vai a liberdade de criar?
    Pecorelli, Maria Rosa
    In view of the contemporary events related to raids, censorship, and repression, this report collected testimonials from several artists regarding freedom of expression during the Brazilian military regime (1964–85). The artists consulted included [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111076

  • Bienal e boicote no protesto inócuo
    Ferraz, Geraldo, 1905-1979
    The writer and art critic Geraldo Ferraz discusses the boycott of the tenth Bienal de São Paulo (1969), noting that the artists’ refusal to participate in the international exhibition would cause irreparable damage to the event. He calls the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111042

  • Bode; A exposição de Antônio Manuel de zero às 24 horas nas bancas de jornais
    Manuel, Antonio
    The artist Antonio Manuel describes two works that were conceived for an exhibition at the MAM-RJ (Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro) in 1973, an event that the museum canceled on the eve of its opening in an attempt to avoid “difficult [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110565

  • Censure au Centre Pompidou
    Le Parc, Julio
    Julio Le Parc presents a brief explanation about a situation in which he was not permitted to include a pamphlet with his works in the Denise René L’intrépide exhibition. Due to this situation, which he considered to be censorship, Le Parc [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 773247

  • Como protesta contra la censura, varios artistas se retiran de otra exposición
    Monzón, Hugo
    The article points out that the artists invited by the Academia Nacional de Bellas Artes (Argentina) to the Primer Premio de Grabado “Facio Hebecquer” [First “Facio Hebecquer” Prize for Engraving] (1971) communicated their refusal to submit [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772322

  • Como una protesta contra la censura : los plásticos no participarán del Salón Nacional
    Monzón, Hugo
    This article explains that the Sociedad Argentina de Artistas Plásticos [Argentine Society of Visual Artists] called a meeting at which they decided not to participate in the National Salon (Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1971). Instead, they agreed to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772411

  • Comunicado nº 2 : clausura de la muestra “CAYC al Aire Libre” en la Plaza Roberto Arlt
    Centro de Arte y Comunicación (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
    The goal of this essay is to make people aware that the government of the city of Buenos Aires closed and seized the CAyC al Aire Libre [CAyC in the Open Air] exhibition three days after it opened. The essay also asks for the support of those who [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 747531

  • Comunicado nº 4 : Duplicados de telegramas y cartas recibidas a raíz de la clausura de “CAYC al Aire Libre”, dirigidas al Excelentísimo Señor Presidente General Alejandro Agustín Lanusse, Balcarce 50, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Centro de Arte y Comunicación (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
    This document, produced by the Centro de Arte y Comunicación [Art and Communication Center], is a collection of statements issued by a variety of representatives of international cultural organizations. They were addressed to the president of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 747542

  • De "Opinião-65" à 18ª Bienal
    Arantes, Otilia Beatriz Fiori
    Looking through the prism of her philosophical education, Otília Arantes explores the different approaches taken as a result of the Brazilian political situation⸺following the military coup d’etat that installed an iron-fisted [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110641

  • Democracia no território digital
    Duarte, Fábio, 1970-
    In this essay, Fábio Duarte asserts that cyberspace is the new territory of communicational exchange, as it is unimpeded by borders or ideological obstacles. He defines it in spatial terms as an informational network where telecommunications and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111121

  • Dia das bandeiras
    Ayala, Walmir, 1933-1991
    In this article the writer and art critic Walmir Ayala reports on a “festive communication event” created by artists from Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo who organized “an evening for the exposure and sale” of flags at the General Osório [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110640

  • El pintor O´Gorman pidió amparo ayer contra una disposición de S.C.O.P.
    This article lists the reasons why the painter Juan O’Gorman filed an appeal with the Second Court of the Federal District (Mexico City). His goal was to lift the censorship on the murals he had painted in the waiting area of the Benito Juárez [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 798415

  • Escándalo
    The incidents during the of the Premio Braque 1968 awards ceremony (brought about by the French embassy in Argentina) were a direct result of the boycott proposed by the artists in reaction to a censorship clause. In this newspaper article, with the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 756482

  • Fueron ganadoras en el II certamen de Investigaciones Visuales : Como un desagravio, el Estado compra obras prohibidas en el '71
    Gutman, Daniel
    Daniel Gutman points out that the Argentine Government apologizes to the artists censored in the II Certamen Nacional de Investigaciones Visuales[Second National Competition of Visual Research] and, although it will not return the amount of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774413

  • Función del Colegio Nacional : no es la de reproductor y amplificador : debe hacer una tarea de creación en el orden de la cultura
    Siqueiros, David Alfaro
    In this article David Alfaro Siqueiros denounces and criticizes the Colegio Nacional. The charter and rules were written by Octavio Vejar Vázquez who was Minister of Education at the time, and whom the painter considers to be mediocre. Siqueiros [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760418

  • Helio Oiticica : lettre ouverte aux sélectionné
    Oiticica, Hélio, 1937-1980
    In this open letter, Hélio Oiticica writes against the 1969 São Paulo Biennial and expounds on the situation of strict censorship prevailing in Brazil. He considers that it is reason enough for France not to participate either. In addition, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774506

  • Incuestionables y precursoras
    Giudici, Alberto
    Within the context of the historic reparation received by Gabriela Bocchi—who created Celda [Cell] in tandem with Jorge de Santa María (deceased)—and by Hugo Pereyra—who in turn conceived Made in Argentina with Ignacio Colombres (deceased)— [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774524

  • Informe sobre el clausurado Certamen Nacional de Investigaciones Visuales
    Sociedad Argentina de Artistas Plásticos
    The Sociedad Argentina de Artistas Plásticos reports that the II Certamen Nacional de Investigaciones Visuales [Second National Visual Arts Research Competition] was not held in accordance with the Reglamento [Regulations] on November 12, 1971. The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772310

  • Inserções em circuitos ideológicos (1970)
    Meireles, Cildo
    In this text, Brazilian artist Cildo Meireles recalls the late sixties when he and other artists “first came into contact with what was truly of interest,” mainly acting directly on real “situations” rather than creating representations of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110568

  • Interviu de grado o fuerza : Revolución y Cultura
    Madanes, Leiser
    In this interview, the writer Mario Vargas Llosa criticizes governmental cultural plans during the first phase (1968–75) of the self-styled Gobierno Revolucionario de las Fuerzas Armadas del Perú. Vargas Llosa says the results of those plans have [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141492

  • Intimación de mejoras
    [This document is the] warrant to inspect the Centro de Artes Visuales del Instituto Torcuato Di Tella [ Visual Arts Center of the Torcuato Di Tella Institute] premises at 936 Florida, Buenos Aires. The official notice reports that obscene [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759874

  • Investigaciones visuales : opinan artistas y jurados ante un decreto discriminatorio
    Monzón, Hugo
    This article explains that, eight days after the opening of the II Certamen de Investigaciones Visuales [2nd Visual Research Contest] in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1971, the public was informed about Decree 5696, which partially acknowledged the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772399

  • La Asamblea de Artistas Plásticos enjuició a organismos culturales
    Monzón, Hugo
    This article describes how, on December 7, 1971, the Sociedad Argentina de Artistas Plásticos [Argentine Society of Visual Artists] issued a statement to vigorously protest the situation provoked by the Academia Nacional de Bellas Artes, the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772386

  • La Asociación de Críticos de Arte calificó la censura a un concurso
    Monzón, Hugo
    This article explains that the Argentine Association of Art Critics, whose president at the time was Basilio Uribe, circulated a statement disagreeing with the decision taken by the Ministry of Culture regarding the II Certamen Nacional de [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772360

  • La cultura inculta : el caso de la obra de arte clausurada
    Nero, Eduardo Felipe
    Eduardo Felipe Nero, the editor of the news agency Servicio Informativo Continental (Argentina), reports on the incidents caused by Roberto Plate’s work Baño [Bathroom]. The article comments on the reports by some media sources regarding the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 761988

  • Los actores y un salón censurado : dudas sobre la política cultural del Estado en una nota de Carballal
    Monzón, Hugo
    While the law governing the theater was under official consideration, the Argentine Actor’s Association expressed its concern regarding the confusion and uneasiness that was caused when the Certamen de Investigaciones Visuales [Visual Research [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772336

  • Los premios prohibidos : En un certamen oficial premiaron obras que ahora son ocultadas por su tono de protesta
    This article critiques the choices of the II Certamen Nacional de Investigaciones Visuales [Second National Visual Arts Research Competition] (Buenos Aires, Argentina 1971). It details the irregularities regarding the dissemination of the jury’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774553

  • Muestra modificada de un certamen : depuración ideológica en el II Salón de Investigaciones Visuales
    Monzón, Hugo
    This article reviews the alternative opening of the II Certamen Nacional de InvestigacionesVisuales [2nd National Visual Research Contest] in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1971, which took place after the scheduled date and did not include the censored [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772372

  • Non a la Biennale de São Paulo
    Text from a document written after a meeting at the Musée d’Art Moderne in Paris, in which it was agreed to boycott the 10th São Paulo Biennial. The document points out that after May 1968 the artists took a position regarding the repression, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774569

  • Otra declaración de más agresivo tono político en el Contra-Salón : se pronuncia un grupo de plásticos
    Monzón, Hugo
    This article includes the Grupo Manifiesto [Manifesto Group] statement condemning the 1972 Salón Nacional in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on the grounds that it was being used by the people in power to further their own political agenda. Meanwhile, just [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772436

  • Por falar em restrição
    Klintowitz, Jacob, 1941-
    Jacob Klintowitz, the author of this text, mocks the boycott of the São Paulo Biennial since many of the countries participating in it have committed countless “international sins” in his view. He states that he does not support any form of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111046

  • Premio Georges Braque 1968 : aclaración
    This document pertains to the clarification offered by the organizers of the Premio Braque [the Braque Prize], two weeks after the announcement of the competition. It was written the day after a letter by Margarita Paksa had been received, announcing [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760262

  • Protestas por el cargo dado a Mathías Goeritz : Diego Rivera y Alfaro Siqueiros censuran el nombramiento
    Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957; Siqueiros, David Alfaro
    The newspaper Excélsior reproduces an open letter to Nabor Carrillo, rector of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico, signed by both Diego Rivera and David Alfaro Siqueiros, putting into question UNAM’s choice of Mathías Goeritz as the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 805250

  • Repudio al Premio Braque- organizado por la Embajada Francesa
    The artists who had called for boycotting the 1968 Premio Braque (promoted by the French embassy in Argentina) stated their condemnation of its censorship in the midst of the awards ceremony, which was carried out in the Museo Nacional de Bellas [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 756305

  • Se acabó la diversión
    Cousté, Alberto
    The incidents that took place at the 1968 Braque Prize competition (sponsored by the French embassy in Argentina) raise with great force a series of questions that would have direct consequences for the subsequent declarations of the vanguard [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 766274

  • Se entregaron los premios Georges Braque y hubo algunas manifestaciones de protesta y detenciones
    This article reports on the awards ceremony for the 1968 Braque Prize (sponsored by the French embassy in Argentina). It was interrupted by the actions of “a group of painters and poets” that were members of the Frente Antiimperialista de [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 761509

  • Según el fallo de la Corte Suprema de Justicia : una obra impugnada no debe obtener un premio oficial
    Monzón, Hugo
    This article chronicles the verdict handed down by the Supreme Court, which denied the lawsuit filed by Ignacio Colombes and Hugo Pereyra, the creators of the work of art that was awarded the Grand Runner-Up Prize at the II Certamen de [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772470