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  • ICAA Record ID
    1157872
    TITLE
    Recuperar la pintura en flores / Roberto Guevara
    IN
    Actual: revista de la Dirección General de Cultura de la Universidad de los Andes (Mérida, Venezuela).  --No. 65 (May-Ago., 1968)
    DESCRIPTION
    p. 91- [100] : ill.
    LANGUAGES
    Spanish
    TYPE AND GENRE
    Journal article – Essays
    BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION

    Guevara, Roberto. "Recuperar la pintura en flores." Actual: revista de la Dirección General de Cultura de la Universidad de los Andes (Mérida, Venezuela). No. 65 (May-August, 1968): 91- 100.

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Synopsis

Providing a study of the work and career of Venezuelan artist Teresa Gabaldón, art critic Roberto Guevara highlights her strong academic education and her knowledge of painting and drawing techniques. He emphasizes two great periods in her work; the first during which she participated in the new drawing movement of the 1980s in Venezuela, in which the artist stands out for the dimension of her emotional and expressive efforts; the second relates to a [period of] painting that is marked by floral motifs full of inner life and freedom of expression.

Annotations

In this text, Venezuelan critic Roberto Guevara (1932–1998) presents some aspects key to understanding the poetics of Teresa Gabaldón (b. 1950), active since the end of the 1970s when a group of young artists participated in what is known as the drawing boom in Venezuela. Guevara emphasizes the fact that she focuses her artistic interest on flowers, with her drawing playing a fundamental role and serving as a source of pictorial expression. With this effort, Gabaldón suggests a new approach to landscape within the visual arts.

 

The critic considers the exhibition held at the Sala Alternativa Galería de Arte (Caracas 1998), wherein the artist exhibited a group of paintings featuring floral motifs of profound emotional weight. It should be noted that Gabaldón was appointed a professor of painting at the Instituto Universitarios de Estudios Superiores de Artes Plásticas Armando Reverón (now known as UNEARTE) even as she was pursuing her art.

 

For other critical texts on the work of artist Teresa Gabaldón, see the ICAA digital archive: “De lo efímero a lo eterno: Teresa Gabaldón expresa su fuerza interior” [From the Ephemeral to the Eternal: Teresa Gabaldón Expresses Her Inner Strength] by Yasmín Monsalve (doc. no. 1160423); and “Las flores de Teresa Gabaldón” [The Flowers of Teresa Gabaldón] (doc. no. 1157840)].

Researcher
Maria Virginia Pineda Aranda
Team
Fundación Mercantil, Caracas, Venezuela
Credit
Roberto Guevara, 1998