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  • ICAA Record ID
    738673
    TITLE
    Americo Panozzi / [Atalaya]
    IN
    La Campana de Palo (Buenos Aires, Argentina). -- No. 4 (agost. 21, 1925)
    DESCRIPTION
    p. 16-18
    LANGUAGES
    Spanish
    TYPE AND GENRE
    Journal article – Artists’ Statement
    BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
    [Atalaya] [Alfredo Chiabra Acosta]. "Americo Panozzi." La Campana de Palo (Buenos Aires), no.4 (August 1925): 16–18.


     
    TOPIC DESCRIPTORS
    NAME DESCRIPTORS
    Panozzi, Américo
    GEOGRAPHIC DESCRIPTORS
Synopsis

Based on the exhibition held by painter Américo Panozzi, as well as the reception it enjoyed from the art critics, Atalaya denounces Panozzi’s methods as harmful to the development of young painters. Atalaya describes the “the frequent phenomenon” among the “national critics” to wield superlatives and baseless accolades without a thorough interpretation of the artworks. In this way, the author—appealing to the truth—advances the analysis of Panozzi’s production, which he finds superficial with regard to technique and without any strength of composition, as well as decorative and picturesque. 

Annotations

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.

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