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  • ICAA Record ID
    731954
    TITLE
    Concepto de Creación é Invención Madí / La Redacción
    IN
    Arte Madí Universal (Buenos Aires, Argentina). -- No 2 (Oct. 1948)
    LANGUAGES
    Spanish
    TYPE AND GENRE
    Journal article – notes
    BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
    La Redacción. "Concepto de Creación é Invención Madí." Arte Madí Universal (Buenos Aires), no.2 (October 1948): 1.
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    GEOGRAPHIC DESCRIPTORS
Synopsis

This article stresses the importance of invention to Madí artists. Having broken free from the older forms of conception and composition, the Madí group worked with a dialectic theory that offered a new set of principles based on invention to inspire the creative process.

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Arte Madí Universal magazine was published from 1947 until June 1954. Gyula Kosice was the Editor, and he was assisted by:Rhod Rothfuss, Diyi Laañ, H.-J. Koellreutter, Masami Kuni, Valdo Wellington, Alberto Sartorio, Alberto Hidalgo, and M. G. de la Fuente, among many others. The School’s Manifesto appeared in the first issue. Gyula Kosice (né Fernando Fallik, 1924-2016) was born in Kosice (currently Slovakia). He created his body of work in Argentina, where he still lives and works. He was co-editor of Arturo magazine, and later joined the Madí group. He pioneered the use of new materials, experimenting with Plexiglas, glass, and neon tubes. He developed an interest in kinetics and devised ways of using water in his various projects. This is an article signed by the Editor of the magazine, which of course was Kosice himself. This particular document has been chosen because it highlights the essentially inventive-based nature of the Madí program.

Researcher
Cristina Rossi.
Team
Fundación Espigas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Credit
Courtesy of Gyula Kosice, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Location
Biblioteca Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.