Subject: http://vocab.getty.edu/aat/300056102×
Topic Descriptor: kinetics (dynamics)×
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  • El artista como payaso
    Rama, Ángel, 1926-1983
    1973
    The synopsis and annotations in English are coming soon [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1244987

  • Elsa Gramcko : la atracción de las texturas
    Calzadilla, Juan, 1931
    1969
    In this essay, the critic Juan Calzadilla discusses the exploration of Informalist abstract movements by Venezuelan artist Elsa Gramcko, who was in search of new “textures” with which to express her ideas in physical form. Calzadilla describes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1153589

  • L'idée et la matière
    Esmeraldo, Sérvulo, 1929-
    1974
    The Brazilian artist Sérvulo Esmeraldo describes his interest in the phenomena of physics. He recalls some experiences in his childhood in northeast Brazil (Ceará), when he and his brothers turned ampoules into powerful lenses which they then used [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110761

  • Método prático e ilustrado para construir um excitável, precedido de uma notícia sobre eletricidade estática
    Esmeraldo, Sérvulo, 1929-
    1976
    The Brazilian artist based in France at the time, Sérvulo Esmeraldo, introduces his well-known series, “Excitáveis.” The text includes practical step-by-step instructions explaining the functioning of these works, the artist’s methodical [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110762

  • Primitive art comes into the open
    Kemble, Kenneth, 1923-
    1960
    Kenneth Kemble mentions the Museo Etnográfico, because of an exhibition of primitive Latin American art at the Wildenstein Gallery. He emphasizes the formalist values of the Araucanian carvings and the ceramics. Moreover, he reviews the Spanish [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 740792

  • Proposiciones cinéticas en los grabados de Luis Chacón
    Díaz Sosa, Carlos
    1967
    Journalist Carlos Díaz Sosa interviewed Luis Chacón on his exhibition of prints at the Ateneo in Caracas. Chacón explains that he has recently decided to produce single-edition prints—he calls them “print-objects”—that pursue a kinetic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1151397

  • Sobre a chegada de Sérvulo ao livro objeto (onde também se fala do binômio de Newton)
    Araújo, Olívio Tavares de
    1976
    The art critic Olívio Tavares Araújo claims to see certain parallels and similarities between Sérvulo Esmeraldo’s “object-poems” and the kinetic works known as “Excitáveis” [Excitables] that the Brazilian artist was producing in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110763

  • Sobre os Excitáveis
    Esmeraldo, Sérvulo, 1929-
    1970
    In this brief article, the artist Sérvulo Esmeraldo explains his works, which he calls “Excitáveis” [Excitables], describing them as “paintings that appear to be static” but that in fact are like natural phenomena in which everything is in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110764

  • Soto : estructuras cinéticas
    Soto, Jesús Rafael, 1923-2005; Museo de Bellas Artes (Venezuela)
    1957
    This text by writer Guillermo Meneses is divided into three parts. The first discusses the characteristics of Jesús Rafael Soto’s work, his exceptional skill and talent as an artist, and his perseverance, which allowed him to overcome a number of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1059619

  • Un salto radical
    Brett, Guy
    1990
    This text by British critic Guy Brett analyzes Latin American art movements of the fifties and sixties, specifically Kinetic art, Op art, and Concretism. Brett argues that those movements formulated a radical change on the level of theory and of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 808389

  • Un sueño hecho realidad
    Vasarely, Victor, 1906-1997
    In this short essay, Víctor Vasarely recalls the beginning of his collaboration with architects, which began in 1952, when he met Venezuelan architect Carlos Raul Villanueva in Paris through Sofia Imber. [Villanueva] invited him to participate in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1172298