Topic Descriptor: Photoconceptualism×
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  • Uma certa vertigem
    Tassinari, Alberto
    In this text, art critic Alberto Tassinari analyzes works by José Resende exhibited at the Gabinete de Arte Raquel Arnaud in São Paulo in March 1983. In Tassinari’s view, these sculptures “formulate the problem of the past”; they partake of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111429

  • José Resende
    Salzstein, Sônia
    In this text, art critic Sônia Salzstein analyzes a sculpture in the collection of the Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo (MAM-SP) produced by José Resende in 1975. On the basis of this sculpture, Salzstein formulates the way that Resende’s work [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111412

  • Autonomous doodles, verbal scrawls and erasures on drawing in South America
    Herkenhoff, Paulo
    In this text, art critic Paulo Herkenhoff identifies and describes some of the characteristics of drawing as an autonomous form of expression in contemporary art from South America. He formulates ten categories in relation to the production in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111410

  • Arte conceitual e uma nova crítica
    Leirner, Sheila, 1948-
    In this text, Sheila Leirner interweaves her critical thinking on art and on criticism itself, stating that the division between the critical function and the practice of art is being diluted by Conceptual art. Leirner believes that this art trend [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111365

  • Um ponto de êxtase
    Mammì, Lorenzo
    This essay analyzes certain characteristics inherent in the selection of foreign artists for participation in the twentieth International Biennial of São Paulo in 1989, highlighting the preponderance of retrospectives. To the writer Lorenzo Mammì, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111325

  • Vídeo-arte: revolução cultural ou um título a mais no currículo dos artistas?
    Morais, Frederico, 1936-
    In this text, prestigious art critic Frederico Morais openly questions “video art.” He argues that it is not, in fact, a product of the art/technology pair, but rather of the idea of making culture portable thanks to low costs and ease of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111234

  • Aspectos do não-objetualismo no Brasil
    Amaral, Aracy A., 1930-
    On the basis of the festive, bold, and boundless nature of the relationship between the social and the artistic in Latin America, critic Aracy Amaral argues that there is an integral connection between the creative and the political in the region. In [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111221

  • Fala, Hélio
    Pape, Lygia; Oiticica, Hélio, 1937-1980
    Lygia Pape interviews Hélio Oiticica after he had returned from having lived for a period in New York. When asked about the term “Latin American art,” Oiticica says that he does not believe his work fits into that category, which he considers [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111054

  • Migração das palavras para a imagem
    Basbaum, Ricardo
    This article by Brazilian artist and art critic Ricardo Basbaum examines some aspects of the connection between text and image on the basis of the philosophical distinction Gilles Deleuze establishes between “enunciation” and “visibility.” [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110967

  • Foto conceitual
    Yamagishi, Harumi
    This text by Harumi Yamagishi provides information about artistic research in photography, a study undertaken by Roberto Okumura, who thinks that photography is, first and foremost, a support of ideas. In addition, photography is mentioned as a means [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110872

  • Manifesto
    Asp, Carlos; Pasquetti, Carlos, 1948-; Dariano, Clovis, 1950-; Escobar, Jesus R. G; Álvares, Mara; Disconzi, Romanita, 1940-; Lanes, Telmo; Barcellos, Vera Chaves
    The manifesto written by members of the Nervo Óptico group is critical of matters such as submitting artistic work to commercial pressure. The text, which was signed in Porto Alegre (Rio Grande do Sul), warns that the “market’s demands oblige [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110690

  • Imagens da imagem
    Pontual, Roberto, 1939-
    In this essay the critic Roberto Pontual discusses the works of Vera Chaves Barcellos, paying particular attention to her thoughts on the subject of prints. He focuses on her work during the 1970s, especially her experiments with a photo-language [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110688

  • Identidade do artista: Ângelo de Aquino
    Bittencourt, Francisco
    In 1977, the critic Francisco Bittencourt introduced the work of Ângelo de Aquino in an exhibition, Identidade do artista, the title of which addressed the identity of the contemporary artist vis-à-vis his public status in the world. The discussion [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110493

  • A querela do Brasil
    Zílio, Carlos
    The introduction to this essay rejects the possibility of defining Brazilian art by clearly describing the parameters of such a process which, usually, refers to cultural policies based on folkloric and anecdotal visions of national reality. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1074928