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Topic Descriptor: religions (concept)×
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  • Candomblé
    Medeiros, José
    1957
    This book, written by the journalist José Medeiros, includes photographs and text about Candomblé, the African-influenced cult in Brazil. The author provides a detailed description of the various stages in the secret religious initiation process of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110536

  • Cosmologias e altares
    Montes, Maria Lúcia
    1997
    This essay appeared in the catalogue for the exhibition that explored the symbolic cosmogony of Umbanda and Candomblé altars. The author, the Brazilian anthropologist Maria Lúcia Montes, describes these altars as an elaborate symbolic text to be [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110528

  • Geometría espiritual
    Serrano, Eduardo, 1939-
    1987
    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

  • González
    González, Juan, 1942-1993
    1988
    In Juan Gonzalez’s artist statement, he describes himself as very religious and traces the source of his work to the drama in Catholic imagery. He states that he works outside of the American mainstream and feels a greater connection to the “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 801586

  • La entrevista
    Ángel, Félix
    1976
    In his work, Juan Camilo Uribe makes use of the language of Pop art to formulate a reflection on Colombian popular and local culture. In this interview, Uribe discusses different facets of his production such as humor, which he considers fundamental [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1129508

  • Los artistas son las manos de la divinidad
    Mendoza Rivera, Ignacio
    1952
    Ignacio Mendoza Rivera describes a conversation with José Vasconcelos, the former Minister of Public Education. In this interview, the religious convictions of Vasconcelos emerge through his belief that historically, there had always been a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 776604

  • Miguel Von Dangel
    Pannier, Luis, 1953-
    1991
    In this interview with Miguel von Dangel by French-Venezuelan painter Luis Pannier (b. 1953), von Dangel reflects on art as a religious activity and on the role of the natural environment of the Americas in his work. In von Dangel’s view, the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1154859