ICAA Researcher: Flavia Marichal Lugo×
  • [Letter] 1973 Marzo 6, Miramar, Puerto Rico [to] Ricardo Alegría
    Homar, Lorenzo
    Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar tells Ricardo Alegría, director of the Instituto Puertorriqueña [Institute of Puerto Rican Culture], what happened to Homar’s portfolio, Tres estrofas de amor para soprano [Three Stanzas of Love for Soprano], [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861400

  • [Letter] 1973 Mayo 29, San Juan [to] Ricardo Alegría
    Homar, Lorenzo
    Lorenzo Homar informs Ricardo Alegría, the executive director of the ICP (Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña), of the difficulties he is having with his weekly class in printmaking techniques and creative design at the Escuela de Artes Plásticas [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861941

  • [Letter] 1973 September 27, Morristown, New Jersey [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Solari, Luis Alberto, 1918-
    El artista uruguayo Luis Solari le cuenta a Lorenzo Homar que estuvo en su país donde hizo varias exposiciones y ofreció conferencias. Comenta que lo han invitado a exhibir a muchos lugares, entre ellos la Argo Gallery, de Nicosia (Chipre) y otra [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863632

  • [Letter] 1974 Enero 20, Miramar, Puerto Rico [to] the editor The San Juan Star
    Homar, Lorenzo
    In response to an article that appeared in the art section of The San Juan Star newspaper, Lorenzo Homar explains that there will not be a “counter Biennial” at the Tercera Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano [Third San Juan Biennial [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863670

  • [Letter] 1974 Mayo 13, Cali [to] Lorenzo [Homar]
    Alcántara, Pedro, 1942-
    In this letter, Colombian printmaker Pedro Alcántara comments to Lorenzo Homar on the details of his trip to Puerto Rico for an exhibition of his work at the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña [Institute of Puerto Rican Culture] (ICP). Alcántara [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861980

  • [Letter] 1974 September 27, Montevideo [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Rovira, Quela, 1917-2014
    Quela Rovira, an Uruguayan artist, informs Lorenzo Homar about the shipping of the posters that had been exhibited. She sends her regrets about the events that occurred in Uruguay just after the exhibition, since they worsened the sale prospects for [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861234

  • [Letter] 1975 January 24, La Plata, Argentina [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Vigo, Edgardo Antonio
    The Argentine conceptual artist and theoretician Edgardo Antonio Vigo writes to thank Lorenzo Homar for his donation of his own prints and others by some of his Puerto Rican colleagues to the Museo de la Xilografía [Woodcut Museum] in La Plata ( [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863518

  • [Letter] 1975 Junio 28 [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Camacho, Paul, 1929-1989
    In this letter, Puerto Rican artist Paul Camacho conveys his personal opinion to printmaker Lorenzo Homar concerning an exhibition at the Escuela de Artes Plásticas [School of Visual Arts] at the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña [ICP, Puerto [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 856431

  • [Letter] 1976 Agosto 1, Miramar, Puerto Rico [to] Féliz Rodríguez Báez, director de la Escuela de Artes Plásticas.
    Homar, Lorenzo
    Puerto Rican printmaker Lorenzo Homar writes to Félix Rodriguez Báez, who at the time was the director of the Escuela de Artes Plásticas [School of Visual Arts] of the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña [ICP, Puerto Rican Cultural Institute], to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 856303

  • [Letter] 1976 Julio 12, Cali, Colombia [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Uribe de Urdinola, Maritza
    The Colombian cultural promoter Maritza Uribe de Urdinola writes to Lorenzo Homar to thank him for his letter in which he confirmed his trip to Cali, Colombia, to work on the publication of a graphic art portfolio with Luis Caballero (who agreed to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863805

  • [Letter] 1976 July 14, Bogotá, Colombia [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Alcántara, Pedro, 1942-
    Colombian artist Pedro Alcántara tells Lorenzo Homar about his travels to the Soviet Union, Peru (Lima), and Cuba (Havana). He also informs Homar that everything will be set for the printmaking workshop that Homar will give at the Museo La Tertulia [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861922

  • [Letter] 1976 July 15, México D.F. [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Beltrán, Alberto
    Alberto Beltrán, a Mexican artist, writes to his friend, Puerto Rican printmaker Lorenzo Homar, to thank him for his earlier letter explaining the problems surrounding the IV Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano [4th San Juan Biennial of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 856399

  • [Letter] 1976 May 10, San Juan, Puerto Rico [to] Director de El Nuevo Día
    Homar, Lorenzo
    Lorenzo Homar states that Puerto Rican artists were never informed that the IV Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano [IV Latin American Print Biennial, San Juan] would be financed with funds from the American Revolution Bicentennial [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861769

  • [Letter] 1976 November 22, Cali, Colombia [to] Lorenzo Homar
    López Olivo, Manuel
    Cuban Manuel López Olivo thanks Lorenzo Homar for the print Homar sent him. He reports that the Cuban exhibition that just opened in Cali, Colombia, was favorably received by the students and the working class, and per López Olivo, that is what is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861253

  • [Letter] 1977 April 27, Cali, Colombia [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Uribe de Urdinola, Maritza
    The director of the Museo de Arte Moderno [Museum of Modern Art] La Tertulia, Maritza Uribe de Urdinola, writes to Lorenzo Homar to inform him that the Peruvian artist Fernando de Szyszlo will be told why his work cannot be printed. She then asks [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863824

  • [Letter] 1977 Enero 2, Miramar, Puerto Rico [to] Maritza [Uribe] y Gloria [Restrepo]
    Homar, Lorenzo
    As a gesture of affection, Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar offers Colombian artists Maritza Uribe and Gloria Restrepo comments on his contribution to a collection of posters at the Museo La Tertulia in Cali, Colombia. In exchange for his remarks, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 865350

  • [Letter] 1977 Febrero 20, Cali [to] Lorenzo Homar.
    Alcántara, Pedro, 1942-
    In this letter to Puerto Rican printmaker Lorenzo Homar, Colombian artist Pedro Alcántara discusses various problems that had arisen at the Museo La Tertulia in Cali after completion of the first graphic portfolio. Alcántara mentions that architect [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 856383

  • [Letter] 1977, Enero 12, Miramar, Puerto Rico [to] Pedro [Alcántara]
    Homar, Lorenzo
    Lorenzo Homar writes to the Colombian artist Pedro Alcántara to congratulate him on being awarded the Berlin Intergraphic Festival Prize. Homar asks Alcántara to refer to the notes he includes in his letter and read them to the artists who attended [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863900

  • [Letter] 1978 January 4, La Habana, Cuba [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Beltrán, Félix
    In this brief letter, the Cuban professor Félix Beltrán congratulates Lorenzo Homar on the forthcoming retrospective of his work. Beltrán mentions that watching Homar work in Cali, Colombia, had been an unforgettable experience. Expressing his [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863862

  • [Letter] 1980 Agosto 28, La Habana, Cuba [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Beltrán, Félix
    The Cuban professor Félix Beltrán writes to Lorenzo Homar to tell him about the difficulties he encountered on entering the United States for a lecture tour. An unresolved case involving secret activities in the state of New Jersey created problems [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863938

  • [Letter] 1981 May 16, México, D.F. [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Beltrán, Alberto
    The Mexican artist Alberto Beltrán writes to Lorenzo Homar to tell him that the Mexican printmaker Adolfo Quinteros is having a difficult time. He also mentions that a new museum is to be opened in front of the Museo de Arte Moderno to house the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863919

  • [Letter] 1982 Enero 12, Cali, Colombia [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Alcántara, Pedro, 1942-
    The Colombian artist Pedro Alcántara writes to Lorenzo Homar asking him to participate in the production of the portfolio “Grandes Maestros de la Plástica Latinoamericana” [Great Masters of Latin American Visual Art]. Ten artists are to be [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863843

  • [Letter] 1987 September 2, San Juan, Puerto Rico [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Alvarado Morales, Manuel
    Manuel Alvarado Morales, at the time the dean of the humanities faculty at the University of Puerto Rico, writes to Lorenzo Homar to thank him for the poster created in celebration of the centenary of the Spanish writer Zenobia Camprubí Aymar. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863785

  • [Letter] 1989 Febrero 14, The University of Iowa [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Lasansky, Mauricio, 1914-
    In this letter to Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar, Argentine artist Mauricio Lasansky states that he resents the fact that the Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano y del Caribe [Latin American and Caribbean Print Biennial, San Juan] is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 864217

  • [Letter] Alberto Beltrán [to] Lorenzo Homar, México, 30 de diciembre 1986
    Alberto Beltrán, a Mexican printmaker, writes to Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar to discuss recent art events and news in Mexico. Beltrán tells Homar that he has heard that art critic Raquel Tibol is in Puerto Rico, and mentions the recent [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 856287

  • [Letter] Comunicación de la Comisión de Planificación y Organización de las jornadas de la cultura uruguaya en el exilio. México, 9 de septiembre de 1977.
    Artigas Basté, Josep
    In this letter written by the Planning and Organization Commission of the Symposia on Uruguayan Culture in Exile, José Artigas expresses gratitude for the contribution to and solidarity with Uruguayan culture in exile, and for the defense of that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863500

  • [Letter] n.d., Miramar, Puerto Rico [to] Pedro Alcántara
    Homar, Lorenzo
    Lorenzo Homar congratulates the Colombian artist Pedro Alcántara on the excellent lithographs donated by the latter to the Museo del Grabado Latinoamericano [Museum of Latin American Prints] at the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña [ICP, Puerto [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 860160

  • [Letter] s.d., s.l. [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Camacho, Paul, 1929-1989
    The Puerto Rican artist Paul Camacho writes to Lorenzo Homar about his disagreement with a critique of his work that appeared in Frente. Camacho tells Homar that he expressed his disapproval but was outvoted and the Editorial Board of Frente decided [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863979

  • [Omar Rayo Ha creado un lenguaje...]
    Pizarro, Agueda, 1941-
    In this text, poet Águeda Pizarro—wife of Colombian artist Omar Rayo—analyzes her husband’s geometric production. She examines the visual vocabulary and aesthetic problems that Rayo formulated in his earlier work (specifically the themes of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863347

  • [Personal del taller...]
    Homar, Lorenzo
    In this list, Lorenzo Homar provides detailed information about the personnel and equipment he would require for his printing workshop. In some cases, he offers thorough descriptions of the specific work to be performed by each printer and the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861571

  • [Tanto los pronósticos entonces inciertos,...]
    Marrozini, Luigi
    In this introduction to an exhibition of prints held to celebrate the first anniversary of the opening of the Galería Colibrí, Italian art dealer Luigi Marrozzini thanks the Puerto Rican public for the reception his gallery has received. He [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863271

  • [There is a certain sensationalism...]
    De Romero, Ralph
    Ralph de Romero, a Puerto Rican artist born in New York, states that prejudices against painting styles can change quickly; negative attitudes can suddenly turn positive. One example of this is what happens with art critics, who may change a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863043

  • [Zona se postula desde sus comienzos como zona abierta...]
    Nolla, Olga; Ferré, Rosario
    The editors Rosario Ferré and Olga Nolla defined the hypotheses, priorities, purposes, and selection criteria for the magazine, Zona de Carga y Descarga [Loading and Unloading Zone]. They considered it their duty to raise the consciousness of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 853406

  • 1 mayo
    Manifestación Sintetista Actualizada
    This document is a promotional pamphlet for the event “Poema del Pueblo” organized by the MSA (Manifestación Sintetista Actualizada) on the occasion of May Day or International Workers’ Day. The pamphlet urges participants to bring pen and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1061222

  • 1970
    De Romero, Ralph
    This poem, written by Ralph de Romero, a Puerto Rican artist born in New York, was sharply critical of the year 1970. In the text, we can discern a tone that is openly critical of the policies of the U.S. administration under President Richard Nixon [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863176

  • 20 Hipótesis múltiples y estructuralmente diferenciadas para las obras gráficas de Pedro Alcántara
    Viggiani, Beatriz
    Art critic Beatriz Viggiani enumerates twenty important points in the work of Colombian artist Pedro Alcántara including his disregard for formalism in relation to his graphic work. What Alcántara is interested in—according to Viggiani—is form [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 865275

  • A Computerology of Nature
    De Romero, Ralph
    This is a pen and ink drawing made by Ralph de Romero, a Puerto Rican artist born in New York. At the bottom of the drawing is the phrase, “a computerology of nature” [Una informática de la naturaleza [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863100

  • A preface to Dehner = Prefacio a la exposición de Dehner
    Meléndez, Concha, 1895-1983
    This document is a lecture was given by Puerto Rican educator Concha Meléndez at the opening of Walt Dehner’s exhibition at the Universidad de Puerto Rico (UPR). Meléndez provides biographical information about the artist, including where he [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 823231

  • Abstractionists in congress : art takes a new turn
    Rodríguez, Myrna
    The Puerto Rican historian Myrna Rodríguez reviews the 1984 exhibition presented on the occasion of the Primer Congreso de Artistas Abstractos en Puerto Rico [First Puerto Rican Conference on Abstract Art]. She mentions that most of the works are [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 866908

  • Acrílicos y serigrafías de Myrna Báez
    Arce de Vázquez, Margot
    Puerto Rican educator Margot Arce de Vázquez discusses the works presented by Myrna Báez in the exhibition held in her studio in 1980. In Arce de Vázquez’s view, these works, with their interesting and new pictorial language, represent a marked [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 866627

  • All there in black and white
    Ruiz de la Mata, Ernesto J.
    The Puerto Rican art critic Ernesto Ruiz de la Mata reviews the 1992 Antonio Navia exhibition [held] at the Museo de Arte e Historia [Art and History Museum] in San Juan. Ruiz de la Mata sees movement and spontaneity in the artist’s ink drawings, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 867022

  • An arts and crafts show by faculty and students of the Art Department : shown in the art room, university of Puerto Rico : May 21,22, 1929
    This essay, edited by poet and educator Muna Lee de Muñoz Marín, is a review of an exhibition of artwork created by students at the Universidad de Puerto Rico. The exhibition, held May 21–22, 1929, took place in the Salón de Arte [Art Room] at [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 824731

  • An Exhibition of Puerto Rican Art and History : Shown in the residence of the Chancellor, University of Puerto Rico
    The U.S. poet and educator, Muna Lee de Muñoz Marín, believes that the Exposición de Arte Puertorriqueño e Historia [Exhibition of Puerto Rican Art and History] held November 15–18, 1929, was an important event. Taking place in the residence of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 824746

  • An interview with art dealer, Luigi Marrozzini
    Ruiz de la Mata, Ernesto
    In a conversation with Puerto Rican art critic Ernesto Ruiz de la Mata, Italian art dealer Luigi Marrozzini recounts his early days as the director of Galería Colibrí in Old San Juan. Marrozzini explains why he has chosen to set up a private office [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 864236

  • Anecdotario de arte puertorriqueño
    Sanabria, Laura
    This issue of the magazine Pigmento, published by Samuel A. Santiago and Laura Sanabria, is dedicated to the work of Puerto Rican artist Rafael Tufiño. The essay written by Sanabria includes biographical information about the artist’s birth in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 857751

  • Ante el manifiesto "maximal" : al artista Rafael Rivera García
    Trujillo Betancourt, René G.
    Artist René Trujillo Betancourt refutes all the controversial assertions that Puerto Rican painter Rafael Rivera García puts forth in his “Manifiesto Maximal.” In response to iconoclastic statements like “painting must destroy everything [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1060963

  • Antonio Martorell
    Cherson, Samuel B.
    The Cuban critic Samuel B. Cherson, who lives in Puerto Rico, interviews the Puerto Rican printmaker Antonio Martorell, on the occasion of his exhibition, Album de Familia [Family Album] at the Convento de los Dominicos [Dominican Convent], in Old [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 822497

  • Antonio Martorell
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916 - 2011
    In this text, Puerto Rican critic and artist José Antonio Torres Martinó asserts that despite the range of themes in Antonio Martorell’s graphic work, it actually revolves around a single and deeply felt concern with sociopolitical issues. To [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 866551

  • Antonio Martorell : crónica y poesía
    Rivera Rosario, Nelson
    In this essay, Puerto Rican artist Nelson Rivera Rosario provides a critical analysis of Antonio Martorell’s graphic work, discussing specifically its image, technique, and historical context. Regarding the political content of Martorell’s work, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 866494

  • Antonio Martorell : el cómplice reincidente
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011
    Puerto Rican artist and art critic José Antonio Torres Martinó discusses the various media—event, installation, theater, print, poster, film—used by Antonio Martorell in his attempt to provoke and establish a dialogue with the viewer. Novel and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 866513