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  • ICAA Record ID
    751035
    AUTHOR
    Movimiento Madí
    TITLE
    [Nous autres madistes, prenant les éléments propres de...]
    IN
    1a Exposición Madí. -- Buenos Aires : Instituto Francés de Estudios Superiores, August 1946
    LANGUAGES
    French
    TYPE AND GENRE
    Book/pamphlet article – Artists’ Statement
    BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
    Grupo Madí. ["Nous autres madistes, prenant les éléments propres de...]." In 1a Exposición Madí. Exh. cat., Buenos Aires: Instituto Francés de Estudios Superiores, August 1946.
Synopsis

This text describes in French a manifesto by the artists who were members of the Movimiento Madí [Madí Movement], in which they propose the idea of the “invención real” [actual invention]. This is a creation whose aesthetic corresponds as much to industrial civilization as to contemporary dialectical thought. This group, led by Gyula Kosice, likewise advocated an art that would subvert values in order to create others that would join all artistic disciplines, thus producing a great shock to reality. The catalog that contains this text announces the first Madí exhibition, held at the Instituto Francés de Estudios Superiores [French Institute for Higher Studies], Buenos Aires, from August 3–6, 1946.

Annotations

 

The members of the Movimiento Madí included: the Uruguayans Carmelo Arden Quin (b. 1913) and Rhod Rothfuss (1920–1969), the Argentinean Gyula Kosice (1924–2016), as well as Martín Blaszko, Valdo W. Longo, Diyi Laañ, Elisabeth Steiner, Ricardo Humbert, Alejandro Navas, Dieudonné Costes, Raymundo Rasas Pét, Sylwan-Joffe Lemme, Esteban Eitler, and Paulina Ossona; the first three, Quin, Rothfuss, and Kosice, were the leaders of the movement. 

 

Researcher
Cristina Rossi
Team
Fundación Espigas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Credit
Courtesy of Gyula Kosice, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Location
Archivo Fundación Espigas