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This article by Atalaya (Alfredo Chiabra-Acosta) analyzes the visual works of Aquiles Badi, Juan Del Prete, and Emilio Pettoruti, which were exhibited at the 13th Salon of Watercolor, viewing them as the only ones worthy of mention, since they are above the whole “artistic tide” represented. Moreover, Atalaya severely criticizes Larco’s work.


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 continuing enumeration but with a different format and the subtitle: Periódico Mensual. Bellas Artes y Polémica. [Monthly Journal. Fine Arts and Polemic.]. In this second phase, which continued until September-October 1927, eleven editions were published.


La Campana de Palo constituted one of the broadcasting organs for anarchist ideas of the group headed by Alfredo Chiabra-Acosta, also known by the pseudonym Atalaya, or At.

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