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  • ICAA Record ID
    731625
    AUTHOR
    Eitler, Esteban, 1913-1960
    TITLE
    [MADÍ ha inventado el marco recortado e irregular...] / Esteban Eitler... [et al.]
    IMPRINT
    Buenos Aires, Argentina : Bohemien Club, Galerías Pacífico, 2 al 18 de noviembre de 1946
    DESCRIPTION
    [1] leaf
    LANGUAGES
    Spanish
    TYPE AND GENRE
    Loose leaf – Manifestoes
    BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
    Eitler, Esteban, Gyula Kósice, Valdo Wellington, Martin Blasko, Diyi Laan, Dieudonné Costes, Ignacio Blasko, S. Joffe Lemme, J.E. Fassio Steiner, Rhod Rothfuss, and Arden Quin. "[MADÍ ha inventado el marco recortado e irregular...]." Group manifesto and exhibition announcement, Bohemien Club, Galerías Pacífico, November 1946. Personal archive of Gyula Kósice, Buenos Aires.
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Synopsis

This is the Manifesto in which the Madí group claims to have invented the irregular, cut-out frame; painting and sculpture that incorporate articulated movement; and a form of artistic expression that is both plural and playful. The group also announced the 3rd Madí Exhibition, to be held at the Bohemian Club, at the Galerías Pacífico in Buenos Aires, from November 2 to 18, 1946.

Annotations

Some of the Argentinean artists who were involved in Arturo, the magazine that was published in the summer of 1944, organized an exhibition of their work at the home of Enrique Pichón-Rivière in October 1945; a month later they organized another exhibition, this time under the name Arte Concreto — Invención Movement, at Grete Stern’s house. As a result of certain differences between them, the artists then split into two groups, the Arte Concreto — Invención Association (aaci), and the Madí Movement. A year later, the Madí Movement subdivided again into two groups, one of which was led by Carmelo Arden Quin, and the other—named Madinemsor—by Gyula Kosice. The following artists took part in the 3rd Madí Exhibition: Esteban Eitler, Kosice, Valdo Wellington, Martín Blaszko, Diyi Laañ, Dieudonné Costes, Ignacio Blasco, S. Joffe Lemme, J. E. Fassio, E. Steiner, Rhod Rothfuss, and Arden Quin. This particular document has been chosen because it shows that, among the avant-garde group, there was a great deal of interest in promoting the Madí group’s program by means of manifestos and pamphlets.

Researcher
Cristina Rossi
Team
Fundación Espigas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Credit
Reproduced with permission of Gyula Kosice, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Location
Archivo Gyula Kosice.