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  • ICAA Record ID
    738068
    TITLE
    Intenciones / At.
    IN
    La Campana de Palo (Buenos Aires). – No. 3 (Mar. 1927).
    DESCRIPTION
    p. 3
    LANGUAGES
    Spanish
    TYPE AND GENRE
    Journal article – Essays
    BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
    At. [Atalaya]. "Intenciones." La campana de Palo: Periódico mensual de bellas artes y polémica (Buenos Aires), no. 3 (March 1927): 3.
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Synopsis

In this short article, the Argentine critic, Alfredo Chiabra Acosta, questions the concept of originalidad [genuine making] in art. In his own terms, the writer ventures that originality does not stem from rarity or from something unlike anything else. He believes that true originality harks back to the origins of everything, and this is the only way to rejuvenate modernity.

Annotations

La Campana de Palo [The Wooden Bell], in whose pages this essay was published, launched its first six issues between June and December 1925, and reappeared, after discontinuing publication for a time, in September 1926. The revived publication was numbered in the same sequence but presented in a different format, with the subtitle Periódico Mensual. Bellas Artes y Polémica [Monthly Newspaper. Fine Arts and Debate]. There were eleven issues published in its second period, which continued until September/October 1927. 

La Campana de Palo was one of the organs used to disseminate the ideas of the anarchist group led by Alfredo Chiabra Acosta, who wrote under the pseudonym Atalaya or At.

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