ICAA Researcher: Daniel Contreras Medina×
  • ¿Cómo fue Túpac Amaru?
    Barra, Felipe de la
    1970
    This article by army general and historian Felipe de la Barra tries to describe the true appearance of José Gabriel Condorcanqui [Túpac Amaru II]. The article justifies the depiction of the forefather of Peruvian independence in a hat—the image [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 865441

  • ¿Entre lo popular y lo moderno? Alternativas pretendidas o reales en la joven plástica peruana
    Buntinx, Gustavo, 1957-
    1983
    In this essay, Gustavo Buntinx analyzes emerging Peruvian art, seeing it as part of a process that began twenty or twenty-five years earlier. He speculates on “what were or claimed to be alternatives in Peruvian high art during Fernando Belaúnde [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1143012

  • ¿Mural que muere? : en villa El Salvador
    Jarque, Fietta
    1982
    The writer Fietta Jarque discusses the possible reasons for the deterioration of the mural the Dutch artist Karel Appel painted on a wall in a shantytown in Lima that—despite the fact that it would have “cost many thousands of dollars had he been [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 865683

  • ¿Qué ha cambiado en la cultura?
    Lauer, Mirko, 1947-
    1975
    In this editorial article, the Czech–Peruvian poet and critic Mirko Lauer reviews Peruvian culture on the seventh anniversary of the military coup led by General Juan Velasco Alvarado, who installed the self-styled Gobierno Revolucionario de las [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141459

  • “Campesino, el patrón ya no comerá más tu pobreza” : Finalizó así su patriótica invocación : mensaje del Presidente Velasco
    Velasco Alvarado, Juan, 1910-1977
    1969
    This document is the message to the nation given by General Juan Velasco Alvarado, president of the ruling military junta from 1968 to 1975, on the “Día del Indio, Día del Campesino” (June 25, 1969). The enactment of the historic Agrarian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1052108

  • [Carta de renuncia a la Mención Honrosa otorgada en el Concurso de Pintura Nacional sobre Túpac Amaru]
    Cajahuaringa, José Milner, 1932-
    1971
    With this letter, Peruvian painter Milner Cajahuaringa rejects the honorable mention granted his work at the Concurso Nacional de Pintura [National Painting Contest] organized by the so-called Gobierno Revolucionario de las Fuerzas Armadas in 1970, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141759

  • [Nos encontramos en un mundo determinado...]
    Grupo Arte Nuevo (Perú)
    1966
    This programmatic statement by the Grupo Arte Nuevo was included in the catalogue for their second exhibition, which ran from October to November 1966 at the MALI (Museo de Arte de Lima). Faced with “a world molded by the dramatic evolution of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142834

  • 113 cuadros avaluados en seis milliones : Roberto S. Matta ganó el primer Gran Premio Festival de Pintura : Chávez obtuvo premio de pintura peruana
    1966
    This short newspaper article discusses the results of the first Festival Americano de Pintura, held in October to November (Lima, 1966). The Chilean painter Roberto Matta won the First Grand Prize (three thousand dollars) for his work Grande decoraci [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142692

  • 1os Juegos Deportivo-Recreativos Túpac Amaru para Organizaciones Agrarias y Carrera de Chasquis
    Instituto Nacional de Recreación, Educación Física y Deportes (Perú)
    1975
    This is the promotional leaflet for the Primeros Juegos Deportivo–Recreativos Túpac Amaru, the Games for Agrarian Organizations and Courier Races held in 1974. The event was organized by INRED (Instituto Nacional de Recreación, Educación Física [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141392

  • Actitud legítimamente artística : Gloria Gómez Sánchez en "Solisol"
    Acha, Juan, 1916-1995
    1965
    In this essay the author, Juan Acha describes the setting and diversity of the elements in the exhibition room where Gloria Gómez Sánchez mounted her installation Yllomomo. These include card boards, rubbish, unusable objects, objects that were [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142867

  • Afiches de la Reforma Agraria : otra experiencia trunca
    Ruiz Durand, Jesús, 1940-
    1984
    In this article, the graphic artist Jesús Ruiz Durand describes his work as the author of the widely circulated posters and graphic material created to promote the cultural, political, and social reforms launched by the self-styled Gobierno [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1139386

  • Arte joven peruano : ¿El sueño del mercado propio? Una conversación con Claudia Polar
    Buntinx, Gustavo, 1957-
    1983
    Gustavo Buntinx interviews Claudia Polar, the director of the Galería Forum in Lima. They talk about the development of a market for young Peruvian art, which the gallery has been supporting since 1974. They discuss the changes in the local art [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1146565

  • Asistimos a la resurrección de Túpac Amaru
    Portal, Magda
    1971
    In this essay, the writer Magda Portal applauds the official rehabilitation of Túpac Amaru, the indigenous harbinger of Peruvian independence, as a national icon to represent the first phase of the self-styled Gobierno Revolucionario de las Fuerzas [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1139197

  • Bases para la política cultural de la revolución peruana
    Perú. Gobierno Revolucionario de las Fuerzas Armadas
    1977
    This charter document lists the main cultural guidelines established by the self-styled Gobierno Revolucionario de las Fuerzas Armadas Peruanas (1968–80). The text, which is divided into several chapters, discusses a number of prior situations and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1139418

  • Bello afiche para un gran festival
    1966
    This was the first time a national publication—the Lima newspaper El Comercio—had published the guidelines for the Festivales de Lima, an event of great importance in Latin America that took place in October and November 1966. The event consisted [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1302789

  • Bracamonte : comunicación social
    1975
    This is a brief interview with designer José Bracamonte Vera whom in 1975 had won the National Cultural Award of Peru in the social communication category. He claimed he was an artist who designed posters because “graphic art, especially regarding [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1139371

  • Cómo es y de dónde proviene la nueva pintura peruana
    Pérez Luna, Edgardo, 1928-1984
    1966
    In this newspaper article, Edgardo Pérez Luna reviews an exhibition organized by the Grupo Señal at the IAC (Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo). According to the columnist, the young members of the group (Emilio Hernández, José Tang, Jaime Dávila [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142561

  • Con cachivaches hacen muestra de Pop Art en Lima
    1965
    This article about the installation Mimuy (1965) appeared in Última Hora, a popular national newspaper. Published two days after the opening of the exhibition, the article notes the large number of comments received so far. It also mentions the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142819

  • Contacta 72 : arte libertario
    1972
    This is a report on the Contacta 72 festival that was organized by SINAMOS (Sistema Nacional de Apoyo a la Movilización Social) from July 26–30, 1972, during the military regime headed by General Juan Velasco Alvarado. The anonymous author [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1138949

  • Contacta 72 será una experiencia de significación
    1972
    This is the text of a brief interview with Francisco Mariotti, Luis Arias Vera, and Luis Zevallos, the artists who organized the Festival de Arte Total Contacta 72 in Lima. Mariotti and Arias Vera attempt to identify the major guidelines used for [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1138979

  • Cosas de la Villa
    1976
    This article comments on the energetic approach to internal electoral processes in the Villa El Salvador community, and discusses the mural—“quite debatable in terms of quality, technique, and expression,” according to the article—that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 865627

  • Cuzco pide conocer la 2nd. y la 3ra. maqueta de Túpac Amaru : han formulado críticas al proyecto ganador, pues corresponde a una estatua ecuestre, sin originalidad
    1972
    This article from El Comercio, a Cuzco newspaper, refers to the competition organized to choose a sculpture to honor Túpac Amaru II to be placed in Cuzco’s Plaza de Armas, and reports that the winning design had been rejected. The correspondent [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141806

  • De cómo el Gral. Velasco reventó el "¡Pop! Art"
    Freire Sarria, Luis, 1945-
    1983
    This article was written by the journalist and art critic Luis Freire Sarria, following his visit to the Museo de Arte de la Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, in Lima. There, he would discover, among the collections, a great quantity of Pop- [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1139323

  • Declaran desierto el Concurso de Pintura "Túpac Amaru II"
    Arrisueño Cornejo, Alfredo
    1971
    This resolution issued by the Ministry of Education declares the Concurso Nacional de Pintura [National Painting Contest] held in 1970 “to perpetuate the image of the martyr of our independence” José Gabriel Condorcanqui, Túpac Amaru II, to be [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 865498

  • Editorial : Hacia una cultura popular
    1973
    This article acknowledges the accomplishments of the policy of producing public events—such as the Contacta 72 and Inkari festivals—instituted by the self-styled Gobierno Revolucionario de las Fuerzas Armadas en el Perú (1968–75). It explains [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1139308

  • El Festival Americano de Pintura
    Meza, Luis Antonio, 1931-
    1966
    In this essay, the author—Luis Antonio Meza—states that the prize for the Festival Americano de Pintura was three thousand dollars and that the jury was composed by the Argentinean critic Jorge Romero Brest, the Venezuelan collector Inocente [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142611

  • El kitsch erótico
    Salazar del Alcazar, Hugo
    1982
    This is the first of three articles about kitsch written by Hugo Salazar. After analyzing the etymology of the German word Kitsch [verkitschen: to be conned or duped] and its relationship to expressions in other languages, he deduces its semantic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142917

  • El kitsch sexual : 2 objectos
    Salazar del Alcazar, Hugo
    1983
    In this essay the author Hugo Salazar discusses how different social groups in Peru use kitsch or “huachafo” words to express their particular tastes in discriminatory terms. He reviews the evolution of the latter Peruvian expression in the early [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142964

  • El Museo Hawai : una naturaleza muerta de la cultura : notas acerca de la serie The Progress of Peru
    Quijano, Rodrigo, 1965-
    1988
    This essay reviews the origins (in 1997) of the work of Fernando Bryce who, unable to devote himself to painting, decided to explore the archives at the Ibero-Amerikanische Institut in Berlin and research the various reports there on the history of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1146533

  • El ojo ajeno : rechazos y aclaraciones
    1971
    This anonymous cultural affairs newspaper column reports on conflicting opinions regarding the decision to “void” the competition organized by the Gobierno Revolucionario de las Fuerzas Armadas (in its first phase, 1968–1975) to create an [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141728

  • El ojo ajeno: negado cuatro veces : Túpac Amaru
    1971
    This anonymous cultural affairs newspaper column mentions Manuel Araníbar’s letter about the competition organized by the Gobierno Revolucionario de las Fuerzas Armadas [Revolutionary Government of the Armed Forces] (in its first phase, 1968– [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141698

  • El Pintor en el trapecio : Cajahuaringa
    Ormeño, Guadalupe
    1971
    This is an interview with Milner Cajahuaringa regarding his renouncement of being honorably mentioned by the Concurso Nacional de Pintura established in tribute to Túpac Amaru II after the main prize of the competition was voided. The Peruvian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 865479

  • El pueblo muralista
    1976
    This article is a brief account on the participation of the inhabitants of Villa El Salvador—the largest “young town” (slum) in Lima—and their creation of a mural under the guidance and direction of Dutch artist Karel Appel. Coincidentally, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 865664

  • El retablo es "Folclor Dadá" y es arte, opinó plástico holandés Karel Appel: "lo que vio en la Escuela de Artes Plásticas no era arte" dijo.
    1976
    This article is about the lecture that the Dutch artist Karel Appel gave at the gallery Fórum de Lima (February 18, 1976), where he was preparing to show a collection of prints while also working with other artists to paint a mural in Villa El [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 865535

  • El retrato de Túpac Amaru
    Valcárcel, Carlos Daniel, 1911-2007
    1970
    This article by historian Carlos Daniel Valcárcel was published in the context of the debate surrounding the true image of Túpac Amaru II, indigenous forefather of independence during the Viceroyalty of Peru. After pointing out the nonexistence of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1052165

  • El Túpac Amaru de Palacio y su autor
    1972
    This enthusiastic article in the magazine Oiga reports on the replacement of the portrait of the Spanish conqueror of Peru for one of Túpac Amaru II, the indigenous forefather of independence in the main hall of the Palacio de Gobierno. The article [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1139263

  • En busca de la imagen arquetípica de Túpac Amaru
    1971
    This article remarks on the controversial Concurso Nacional de Pintura [National Painting Contest] held in 1970 to create the official image of José Gabriel Condorcanqui, Túpac Amaru II, indigenous forefather of Peruvian independence of whom there [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 865702

  • En busca del retrato fiel del rebelde Túpac Amaru
    Paredes Castro, Juan
    1971
    The journalist Juan Paredes Castro recalls the indigenous independence hero Túpac Amaru II. He argues that the latter’s hard, selfless struggle on behalf of “the defense of the freedom of a race and a nation” qualifies him for sainthood. The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141743

  • En la cultura : no son todos los que están ni están todos lo que son : un Festival Americano de Pintura que debe ajustarse
    1966
    This newspaper article is about the first Festival Americano de Pintura, organized by the IAC (Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo) and the Asociación Cultural Jueves as part of the Festivales de Lima. The article quotes the Argentinean critic and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142722

  • En la cultura : Ruiz Durand responde a la Casa de la Cultura
    Ruiz Durand, Jesús, 1940-; Casa de la Cultura del Perú
    1970
    The graphic designer Jesús Ruiz Durand replies to the five questions asked in the survey conducted by the Casa de la Cultura del Perú. The questions were about the attendance of the public in galleries, how to communicate with other viewers (such [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141409

  • Espíritu renovador : exposición del Grupo "Arte Nuevo"
    Acha, Juan, 1916-1995; Acha, Juan, 1916-1995
    1966
    In his review of the exhibition of works by the Arte Nuevo group at MALI (Museo de Arte de Lima) in November 1966, Juan Acha states that the first thing a visitor becomes aware of is “the presence of a spirit of renewal.” But he clarifies that he [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142771

  • Exagerado sentido realista : exposicíon de Luis Arias Vera
    Acha, Juan, 1916-1995
    1965
    This is an anonymous review (which can be attributed to Juan Acha) of the second one-man show of paintings and an “installation” by Luis Arias Vera. Referring to an epigraph in the catalogue, the critic quotes Pierre Restany, who hopes to become [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142510

  • Festival, loable iniciativa: nos dice Jorge Romero Brest
    Meza, Luis Antonio, 1931-
    1966
    The renowned art critic Jorge Romero Brest, formed part of the jury of the first Festival Americano de Pintura together with the Venezuelan art critic and collector Inocente Palacios and the Peruvian architect Luis Miró Quesada Garland. In this [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142660

  • Gral. Velasco develó cuadro en el Salón "Túpac Amaru"
    1972
    This brief but eloquent article reports on the ceremony in which General Juan Velasco Alvarado, the president of the military junta in power from 1968 to 1975, unveils the portrait of Túpac Amaru II, the indigenous forefather of Peruvian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141837

  • Happenings en Lima : rebeldes con causa
    Pérez Luna, Edgardo, 1928-1984
    1966
    These are comments by Edgardo Pérez Luna on the first “happenings” staged in Lima. He thinks these “strident visual art procedures that these days are staged as part of exhibitions” have been given their “baptismal party” in Lima. He is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142754

  • Historia de una galería
    Moncloa, Francisco, 1922-
    1966
    This newspaper article about the closing of the first premises occupied by the IAC (Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo) in Lima was written by Francisco Moncloa at the request of the director of the magazine Oiga. Moncloa lists a series of “anecdotes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142578

  • IAC
    Ulloa Elías, Manuel, 1922-1992
    1966
    This essay by the Peruvian businessman and politician Manuel Ulloa Elías appeared in the catalogue for El cubo abierto, the exhibition of paintings by Roberto Matta that the IAC (Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo) in Lima organized to celebrate its [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141647

  • IAC diez años
    Rodríguez Saavedra, Carlos
    1966
    This text by essayist Carlos Rodríguez Saavedra is for the catalogue associated with Roberto Matta’s exhibition El cubo abierto, presented by the IAC (Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo) in Lima in September 1966, held to celebrate the anniversary [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141663

  • Interviu de grado o fuerza : Revolución y Cultura
    Madanes, Leiser
    1978
    In this interview, the writer Mario Vargas Llosa criticizes governmental cultural plans during the first phase (1968–75) of the self-styled Gobierno Revolucionario de las Fuerzas Armadas del Perú. Vargas Llosa says the results of those plans have [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141492

  • Jesús Ruiz Durand : la pintura es un arte caduco
    Barrig, Maruja, 1948-
    1975
    This lengthy statement by Jesús Ruiz Durand was obtained by the sociologist and journalist Maruja Barrig. The graphic artist provides autobiographical information and discusses his various educational and professional periods. He describes his time [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141443