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  • ICAA Record ID
    732180
    TITLE
    Un aspecto de la superposición / Rhod Rothfuss
    IN
    Arte Madí Universal (Buenos Aires, Argentina). -- No. 2 (Oct. 1948)
    DESCRIPTION
    ill.
    LANGUAGES
    Spanish
    TYPE AND GENRE
    Journal article – Artists’ Statement
    BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
    Rothfuss, Rhod. "Un aspecto de la superposición." Arte Madí Universal (Buenos Aires), no. 2 (October 1948).
    TOPIC DESCRIPTORS
Synopsis

This article analyzes the issue of superimposition as regards forms, colors, and hues. In terms of form, Rothfuss refers to three types of superimposition: total, partial, and the type that occurs when one item slides over another.

Annotations

Arte Madí Universal magazine was published from 1947 until June 1954. Gyula Kosice (1924–2016) was the Editor, and 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 of the magazine. Carlos María Rothfuß (who went by the name of Rhod Rothfuss) was born in Montevideo, Uruguay in 1920 and died in 1969. He was a co-editor of Arturo magazine, where he published his article, "EI marco: un problema de la plástica actual" [The Frame: an issue concerning current visual arts], which made an important contribution to the development of Concrete art in the River Plate region. Rothfuss was represented in the first two exhibitions, held in 1945, and later joined the Madi group. This particular article has been chosen because it confirms that the Arte Madí program and theoretical approach was interested in analyzing forms by themselves, and while being superimposed.

Researcher
Cristina Rossi
Team
Fundación Espigas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Location
Biblioteca Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.