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  • ICAA Record ID
    1166286
    TITLE
    Transitoriedad de hoy, evidencia de mañana / Juan Calzadilla
    IN
    I Bienal Nacional de Artes Plasticas de Mérida. -- Mérida, Venezuela : Museo de Arte Moderno de Mérida, 1990
    LANGUAGES
    Spanish
    TYPE AND GENRE
    Book/pamphlet article – Essays
    BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
    Calzadilla, Juan. "Transitoriedad de hoy, evidencia de mañana." In I Bienal Nacional de Artes Plásticas de Mérida. Exh. cat., Mérida, Venezuela: Museo de Arte Moderno de Mérida, 1990.
    NAME DESCRIPTORS
    Bienal Nacional de Artes Plásticas de Mérida (Estado Mérida, Venezuela)
    GEOGRAPHIC DESCRIPTORS
Synopsis

In this text, critic Juan Calzadilla provides a concise analysis of art salons in Venezuela and how they evolved until 1991, the year when the I Bienal Nacional de Artes Plásticas de Mérida (state of Mérida) was held. Calzadilla describes the breadth and aims of art salons in Venezuela starting in the sixties.

Annotations

This text by Juan Calzadilla (b. 1931) describes the importance of art salons in Venezuela, explaining how they proliferated throughout the country until 1991, when the I Bienal Nacional de Artes Plásticas de Mérida was held. Calzadilla explains that the question of whether art salons continued to perform a useful function in Venezuelan art or whether they should be suspended was a topic of debate. The author also compares the situation of the arts in Caracas and in the rest of the country; he explains that art salons were well received in both contexts.

Researcher
Monica Quintini
Team
Fundación Mercantil, Caracas, Venezuela
Credit
Reproduced with permission of Juan Calzadilla, Caracas, Venezuela
Location
CINAP. Centro de Informacion Nacional de Artes Plásticas. Galería de Arte Nacional, Plaza Los Museos, Los Caobos, Caracas.