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  • ¡Ay sudamerica! 400.000 textos sobre Santiago
    Colectivo Acciones de Arte (Chile)
    1981
    This document was part of the action with the same name—¡Ay sudamerica! 400.000 Textos sobre Santiago—[Ay, South America! 400,000 Texts over Santiago] carried out by C.A.D.A. (Colectivo de Acciones de Arte) [Art Action Collective] in 1981 in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 730004

  • ¡Tamayo se rebela! : Rufino Tamayo, “Cuarto grande” de la pintura mexicana se subleva en un vibrante mensaje artístico
    Climent, Juan B.
    1951
    The art critic Juan Climent thought that Rufino Tamayo’s painting was caught in the crossfire of conflicting opinions. Some thought that his œuvre represented the decadent formalism of the School of Paris, but others saw it as the dawn of a new [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759012

  • ¿Adónde va la pintura?
    Plá, Roger
    1945
    In this article, Roger Plá refers to Contrapunto magazine’s strategy of inviting artists to discuss the future of painting. The survey asked the following questions: 1. In your opinion, what is the material future of painting (as regards its [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 731018

  • ¿Exposición de arte español contemporáneo? : un manifiesto de artistas argentinos
    Berni, Antonio, 1905-1981
    1947
    In response to the absence of artists, such as Pablo Picasso and Juan Gris at the Contemporary Spanish Art Exhibition shown at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes in December 1947, the Argentinian artists expressed their disagreement by signing a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 730388

  • "111" de Nuno Ramos
    Tassinari, Alberto
    1994
    This essay on the subject of 111 the work by Nuno Ramos is divided into three parts. The art critic Alberto Tassinari begins by describing the sociopolitical, cultural, and ideological conditions in Brazil on October 2, 1992, when military police put [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110582

  • "Folha" inaugura mostra de artistas pelas diretas
    1984
    This is a report on the opening of the exhibition Os artistas pelas Diretas at the entranceway of the Folha de S. Paulo newspaper facilities in February 1984. The management of the newspaper, in conjunction with various artists, conceived the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110668

  • “Tucumán Arde” : obra de vanguardia en la Confederación General del Trabajo de los Argentinos, Regional Rosario
    Secretaría de Prensa de la CGT de los Argentinos, regional Rosario
    1968
    This short news item was prepared as sketchy materials for press release  shortly after the inauguration of the Tucumán Arde [Tucumán Is Burning] exhibition at the CGT (Confederación General del Trabajo) in Rosario. The circumstances of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760161

  • “Tucumán Arde” : una experiencia de la vanguardia plástica
    Bignami, Ariel
    1969
    The author reveals a certain openness when he suggests that the experience created by the avant-garde of Rosario, Argentina, that led to Tucumán Arde [Tucumán is Burning] could be a potential bridge to what he considers the only valid “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 750525

  • “Tucumán Arde”- Arg. Respuesta a un cuestionario : para Escuela de Letras, Universidad de La Habana
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1973
    León Ferrari writes a detailed evaluation of Tucumán Arde [Tucumán is Burning], framing it within the previous events (Itinerario del ’68) [Timetable for 1968]. In it he points out that “its purpose was to make art into a revolutionary tool, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 761415

  • [A principio de mes para el Di Tella...]
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1965
    León Ferrari sketches his idea for the Christ mounted on a fighter jet for the piece he submitted to the Torcuato Di Tella Institute’s 1965 National and International Prize. This work would be known as Civilización Occidental y Cristiana [Western [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743800

  • [Angelical Carnevale]
    1968
    This article, published in the young newsmagazine Boom (Rosario, Argentina, November 1968), narrates what happened during the “lock-up” action carried out by Graciela Carnevale at the “Ciclo de Arte Experimental” [Experimental Practices of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755947

  • [Antes de hablarles de la mutualidad...]
    Grela, Juan
    1987
    Juan Grela speaks about painting in the city of Rosario at his lecture, beginning with the Mutualidad [Society]. He refers to his respect for the university and his long-standing relationship with Amigos del Arte [Friends of Art]. The author tells [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 768965

  • [Comentarios sobre el arte]
    Escobar, Elizam, 1948-
    1986
    This text consists of comments by Puerto Rican artist Elizam Escobar, regarding the various concepts and functions of art. In the quotations alongside or below the illustrations of his paintings, Escobar talks about what it means to be Puerto Rican. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1053342

  • [Cronología del itinerario de 1968]
    1968
    This chronology begins in January and February of 1968, the starting point of the vanguard artists’ radicalization of that year, with a series of informal discussions about “the possibility of creating a cultural phenomenon” that would be “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759873

  • [Cuando un artista llega a tener cincuenta años, su estilo está generalmente marcado...]
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    1965
    Jorge Romero Brest, the art critic and director of the Centro de Artes Visuales [Center for the Visual Arts], writes about the style and attitude he sees in Antonio Berni’s work, discussing the changes that can be observed in the artist’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779908

  • [Después del Di Tella...]
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1966
    León Ferrari notes that he has not produced any other works since the Torcuato Di Tella Institute’s 1965 National and International Prize. Ferrari explains that he has been busy working on his book, Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words], which [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743801

  • [El fenómeno estético, como cualquier otro fenómeno cultural...]
    Rosa, Nicolás
    1968
    [Literary critic and intellectual] Nicolás Rosa presented this text for discussion at the Primer Encuentro Nacional del Arte de Vanguardia [First National Encounter of Avant-garde Art] (Rosario, Argentina, 1968). It appeals to the communications [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760282

  • [El Grupo de Plásticos Argentinos de Vanguardia...]
    Escandell, Noemí
    1968
    This early declaration—most likely written when Tucumán Arde [Tucumán Is Burning] was taking shape (early October 1968)—presents some of the basic ideas behind the group’s collective work. First, it denounces General Juan Carlos Onganía’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760062

  • [El Micla, movimiento de independencia cultural latinoamericana, al abocarse a la realización de esta Contrabienal...]
    Movimiento de independencia cultural latinoamericana (MICLA)
    1971
    The text clarifies that upon agreeing to the organization of a Contrabienal, as a protest against the 1971 São Paulo Biennial, the MICLA [Latin American Cultural Independence Movement] is not replacing one exhibition for another. Instead, it is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 766001

  • [El Movimiento Espartaco ha hecho público...]
    Grupo Espartaco
    1960
    Operating from Argentina, the Movimiento Espartaco [Spartacus Movement] argued that there was a need for national and revolutionary Latin American art. According to this argument, it would be necessary to eliminate from the social order the economic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 763732

  • [El propósito de seguir adelante, de continuar cumpliendo con los objetivos fundamentales...]
    Grupo Espartaco
    1968
    In this document, signed in 1968, the Grupo Espartaco [Spartacus Group] announces the end of the joint activities they had begun in 1959. The group’s original goal was to create an art of forms and content that was truly Argentine and that was also [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 763745

  • [Empiezo a trabajar para el Di Tella...]
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1965
    León Ferrari prepares a sketch to send to theTorcuato Di Tella Institute’s 1965 National and International Prize [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743799

  • [Entrada de cineclub Grupo 65 “Tucumán Arde”]
    1968
    The first phase of the Tucumán Arde [Tucumán Is Burning] campaign began with the appearance of advertising posters bearing the word “Tucumán” pasted on walls in Rosario, especially in the industrial workers’ neighborhoods. The posters [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760117

  • [Frente a los acontecimientos políticos y culturales que tienen...]
    1968
    This declaration presents a series of definitions upon which the Tucumán Arde [Tucumán Is Burning] exhibition was founded. It defines it as “a collective work that, as it employs new channels of communication and expression, empowers the creation [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760080

  • [Imaginar esta página completamente blanca...]
    Colectivo Acciones de Arte (Chile)
    1979
    This page done by the group C.A.D.A. (Colectivo Acciones de Arte) [Art Action Collective] was political commentary in the form of a magazine insert. Such an insertion was included among the activities specified in the art action, Para no morir de [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 732047

  • [La aventura de Berni]
    Gassiot-Talabot, Gérald
    Gérald Gassiot-Talabot writes about discovering Antonio Berni’s work at the Venice Biennial, and describes the Ramona Montiel series. He speaks poetically about the artist’s Monsters, discussing the allegorical aspect of Berni’s production, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779935

  • [La violencia del régimen es cruda y clara cuando se dirige contra la clase obrera...]
    Plásticos de Vanguardia
    1968
    In the declaration they issued as a companion statement to the Tucumán Arde [Tucumán Is Burning] exhibition in Buenos Aires, the artists condemn the regime’s violent excesses that, though subtle when applied to the arts, are nonetheless intent on [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759917

  • [Letter] 1967 Julio 2, Saignon [a] León Ferrari
    Cortázar, Julio
    1967
    Julio Cortázar wrote to León Ferrari about his partial reading, only thirty pages of Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words] which he defined in generic terms as a “tremendo oratorio” [tremendous oratory], despite it sounding ironic. Cortázar [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749600

  • [Letter] [1965 abril?, Roma to] León Ferrari
    Alberti, Rafael, 1902-1999
    1965
    Rafael Alberti, the poet, mentions León Ferrari’s Vietnam War pieces, and savors the irony of a possible exhibition of those political works at the Torcuato Di Tella Institute. He tells Ferrari how an artist should react, at a political level, vis [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743697

  • [Letter] 1935 December 23, México City [to] Edward Weston
    Richey, Roubaix de l' Abrie
    1921
    In this letter, the painter [and writer] Roubaix de l’Abrie Richey, known by the pseudonym, “Robo,” the husband of the Italian artist and photographer, Tina Modotti, writes to Edward Weston from Mexico City. The writer is visiting Mexico in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 806750

  • [Letter] 1963 Junio 13, Zurich [to] León [Ferrari]
    Alberti, Rafael, 1902-1999
    1963
    Rafael Alberti wrote to León Ferrari general comments about his trips through Europe: in Italy, Perugia, Florence, Assisi, Arezzo, Milan, and in Romania, Bucharest. He mentioned his meeting with the art dealers Schwarz and Passoni, who knew Ferrari [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749318

  • [Letter] 1964 Abril 9, Roma [to] León [Ferrari]
    Alberti, Rafael, 1902-1999
    1964
    Rafael Alberti discusses the proofs of the drawings for Escrito en el aire [Written in the Air] as well as other matters concerning the publication of the book. He mentions Ferrari’s exhibition at the Lirolay Gallery (April 1 – 15, 1964), and his [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743767

  • [Letter] 1964 Abril, Roma [to] León [Ferrari]
    Alberti, Rafael, 1902-1999
    1964
    Rafael Alberti wrote about having mailed the calligraphy proofs for “our” Escrito en el aire [Our Writing in the Air]; the drawings had not been sent yet, because, in his opinion, an adjustment to achieve the exact tone was needed: an informal [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 757079

  • [Letter] 1964 Agosto 4, Roma [to] León Ferrari
    Alberti, Rafael, 1902-1999
    1964
    Rafael Alberti mentions the drawings he has received in a letter from León Ferrari. He reports on publishing issues concerning Escrito en el aire [Written in the Air], makes a few remarks, and includes an amusing drawing. In closing, he describes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749310

  • [Letter] 1964 Enero 2, Roma [to] León Ferrari
    Alberti, Rafael, 1902-1999
    1964
    Rafael Alberti mentions the exhibition organized by Argentine artists in Paris, referring in particular to his meeting with the artist Antonio Seguí, from Argentina. He reminisces about the times he has spent with the Ferrari family. He describes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749316

  • [Letter] 1964 Febrero 8, Roma [to] León [Ferrari]
    Alberti, Rafael, 1902-1999
    1964
    Rafael Alberti proposes Escrito en el aire [Written in the Air] as the title of the book, and tells Ferrari about the publishing arrangements being made in Italy. He mentions the friends in Milan who will deliver the special edition [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749308

  • [Letter] 1964 Noviembre 22, Roma [to] León [Ferrari]
    Alberti, Rafael, 1902-1999
    1964
    Rafael Alberti, the Spaniard poet, discusses his literary works and their publication, particularly Sonetos romanos [Roman Sonnets] and Escrito en el aire [Written in the Air]. He muses about León Ferrari’s work, and talks about his situation in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749306

  • [Letter] 1965 Agosto 17, Anticoli Corrado, [Italia] [to] León Ferrari
    Alberti, Rafael, 1902-1999
    1965
    Rafael Alberti comments on León Ferrari’s work, on photographs he sent him regarding the Vietnam War. He transcribes his poem “Vietnam.” Ironic comments about León Ferrari’s political work’s possible exhibition at Instituto Torcuato Di [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749312

  • [Letter] 1965 Noviembre 2, Saignon [to] León [Ferrari]
    Cortázar, Julio
    1965
    Julio Cortázar, the Argentine writer living in Paris, writes to León Ferrari, coming to his defense in the wake of the controversy reported in the Buenos Aires press over the work that Ferrari presented at the Torcuato Di Tella Institute in 1965 [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749599

  • [Letter] 1965 Octubre 30, Anticoli Corrado, [Italia to] León [Ferrari]
    Alberti, Rafael, 1902-1999
    1965
    Rafael Alberti discusses the controversy that erupted over León Ferrari’s exhibition at theTorcuato Di Tella Institute in response to critical reviews regarding the political nature of the works involved. The poet goes on to talk about Anticolo [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743711

  • [Letter] 1965 septiembre 21, Buenos Aires [to] Director de La Prensa
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1965
    This letter by León Ferrari responds to the concepts raised by Ernesto Ramallo in the article “Los artistas argentinos en el Premio Di Tella 1965” [The Argentinean Artists in the Premio Di Tella 1965] published in the newspaper La Prensa [The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 761879

  • [Letter] 1965 Septiembre 30, Buenos Aires [to] amigos y artistas
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1965
    León Ferrari’s letter states that, after he exhibited some works whose content condemned the United States intervention in Vietnam, the newspaper La Prensa [The Press] accused him of being “communist.” Consequently he wrote his response that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 761897

  • [Letter] 1967 Diciembre 14, Castelar, Buenos Aires [to] Leopoldo Maler
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1967
    León Ferrari writes to Leopoldo Maler about sending a copy of his book, Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words] and about a possible stage version to be produced in England. He refers to the increasing politicization of Argentine artists, and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749164

  • [Letter] 1967 diciembre 26, Castelar [to] Raúl Escari
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1967
    León Ferrari discusses certain aspects of the press coverage of his book, Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words]. He writes about the artistic milieu and the controversy stirred up by artists in response to the Torcuato Di Tella Institute’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 748812

  • [Letter] 1967 Marzo 4, Roma [to] León [Ferrari]
    Alberti, Rafael, 1902-1999
    1967
    Rafael Alberti, the Spaniard poet, remarks on how long it has been since they last wrote to each other. He refers affectionately to the Ferrari’s house in Castelar, in the outskirts of Buenos Aires, and mentions his latest poems [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749320

  • [Letter] 1968 Mayo 15, Londres [to] León [Ferrari]
    Maler, Leopoldo
    1968
    Leopoldo Maler writes about the translation of Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words]. Maler talks about what he is working on, and reports on the writer Tomás Eloy Martínez’s opinion on the situation in Argentina. He also mentions the student [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744374

  • [Letter] 1968 [Octubre], Londres [to] León [Ferrari]
    Maler, Leopoldo
    1968
    Leopoldo Maler writes in detail about the first performance of the London stage production of Listen Here Now. A New Concert for Four Voices and a Soft Drum. He discusses the difficulties concerning the various BBC announcers involved in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758807

  • [Letter] 1968 Enero 16, Londres [to León] Ferrari
    Maler, Leopoldo
    1968
    Leopoldo Maler wrote to León Ferrari to acknowledge receipt of the work Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words] (Buenos Aires: Falbo Editor, 1967) written by the latter. Maler, employed by the BBC in London, mentioned, in a general way, films on [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749158

  • [Letter] 1968 Enero 23, Castelar [to Leopoldo] Maler
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1968
    León Ferrari writes to Leopoldo Maler about Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words], telling him where he has sent the book and mentioning that Inda Ledesma might produce a stage version in Buenos Aires. Ferrari comments on the repression of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749160

  • [Letter] 1968 Febrero 5, Londres [to] León [Ferrari]
    Maler, Leopoldo
    1968
    Leopoldo Maler writes to Ferrari. He is excited about the book, Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words], and proposes a stage version to be produced in London, where he lives. Maler mentions certain people who might be interested, suggesting that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749166