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  • ICAA Record ID
    762963
    AUTHOR
    Tapié, Michel
    TITLE
    à Jorge de la Vega / Michel Tapié
    IN
    Jorge de la Vega. -- Buenos Aires : Galería Bonino, 5 al 17 de octubre de 1964.
    LANGUAGES
    Spanish
    TYPE AND GENRE
    Book/pamphlet article – Other
    BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
    Tapié, Michel. "à Jorge de la Vega." In Jorge de la Vega. Exh. cat., Buenos Aires: Galería Bonino, 1964.
    GEOGRAPHIC DESCRIPTORS
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Synopsis

In a letter addressed to Jorge de la Vega, the Informalist Michel Tapié writes a short text about general questions in regards to artistic communication, utilizing terms like ambiguity, dynamism, structures.

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Michel Tapié (1909–87) is the main promoter of Informalism—a term concocted by him—in Europe. This is one of the documents that makes it possible to establish links between the Argentinean vanguard and international artistic process, through a pivotal figure like Jorge de la Vega (1930–71), member of the Otra Figuración [Other Figuration], along with Romulo Macció (1931), Luis Felipe Noé (1933), and Ernesto Deira (1928–86), a group which remained active from 1961 until 1965.

In this exhibition at Galería Bonino, Mr. de la Vega presents Conflictos anamórficos [Anamorphic Conflicts] in which the figures, normally beasts, have mutated and transformed through the use of extra-pictorial materials like bricolage. Among them, mirrors that reinforce the idea of duplication and simulation are especially notable; they are details accentuated in this series by the Barroque device of oblique perspectives.

The presentation of the catalogue is the reproduction of a manuscript note addressed to the artist.

Researcher
Roberto Amigo
Team
Fundación Espigas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Location
Fundación Espigas, Buenos Aires.