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As a result of the exhibition sponsored by the Asociación Amigos del Arte [Friends of Art Society], Atalaya (pseudonym of Alfredo Chiabra-Acosta) characterizes and highlights Juan Del Prete’s pictorial qualities, considering him to be “one of the most personal and dynamic painters of this new generation.”


La Campana de Palo [The Wooden Bell] published its first six editions between June and December 1925. Following a time in which the journal was not published, it reappeared in September 1926 with a contiguous enumeration, although using a different format and with the subtitle Periódico Mensual. Bellas Artes y Polémica [Monthly Journal: Fine Arts and Controversy]. In this second phase that lasted until September–October 1927, eleven issues were published. 


La Campana de Palo was one of the main publications for the dissemination of the ideas belonging to the anarchist group led by Alfredo Chiabra-Acosta, also known by the pseudonym Atalaya, or At.

Natalia Pineau.
Fundación Espigas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Particular: Sr. Albino Fernández.