Arte Madí Universal (Buenos Aires, Argentina). -- No. 6 (Oct. 1952)
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This article points out that Madí art, which agrees with the general mood of integration being encouraged by scientific advances, is a style that embraces all disciplines and, furthermore, proposes the need to communicate by means of a language that has a tendency to expand. The Madí group also believes in an idea which—when understood as a form of research into the creative process—tends to revolutionize the very act of creating, and appeals to all areas that are accessible via the intellect.
O artigo destaca que a arte Madí — de acordo com a sua integração imposta pelo desenvolvimento científico — é um estilo que abrange todas as disciplinas. Nesse sentido, a necessidade de comunicar a sua totalidade é postulada através de uma linguagem que procura se ampliar, mantendo um conceito que, entendido enquanto pesquisa do processo criador, deseja revolucionar até o ato mesmo de criação . Eis a procura que apela a todas as zonas atingíveis pela via do intelecto.
This particular document has been included because it confirms that the Madí group was interested in the possibility of integrating all disciplines within the spectrum of their art. The article is signed by the Editor, Gyula Kosice. Arte Madí Universal magazine was published from 1947 until June 1954. Gyula Kosice 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) and spent his working life in Argentina. He was co-editor of Arturo magazine, and later joined the Madí group. Kosice 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.