ICAA Researcher: Polyana Canhete×
  • A II Bienal e as reivindicações dos artistas brasileiros
    Barata, Mário
    In this article, Mário Barata transcribes a manifesto written by a group of artists demanding that the São Paulo Biennial enact a number of modifications in its bylaws, particularly in relation to the selection of the jury and the artwork. It is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110905

  • A representação brasileira na IX Bienal de São Paulo
    Schenberg, Mário
    Mário Schenberg praised the organization of the Ninth São Paulo Biennial [1967] for understanding “this moment of extraordinary activity and profound renewal in Brazilian art.” His praise was based on the priority given to innovative works, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111146

  • Bienal
    Horta, Arnaldo Pedroso d', 1914-1973
    In this article, the journalist Arnaldo Pedroso d’Horta describes the boycott against the tenth Bienal de São Paulo (1969), sparked by the Brazilian military regime’s rejection of one of the curators in the French delegation, followed by the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111041

  • Bienal e boicote no protesto inócuo
    Ferraz, Geraldo, 1905-1979
    The writer and art critic Geraldo Ferraz discusses the boycott of the tenth Bienal de São Paulo (1969), noting that the artists’ refusal to participate in the international exhibition would cause irreparable damage to the event. He calls the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111042

  • Como é e como deveria ser a Bienal
    Bardi, P. M. (Pietro Maria), 1900-1999
    Pietro Maria Bardi lists four factors that should be considered as part of a complete overhaul that would make the Bienal de São Paulo comparable to the Biennale di Venezia: 1) Do not send an official invitation to the governments of the various [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111147

  • Conselho de Arte e Cultura
    Conselho de Arte e Cultura
    This was the official introduction to the Fourteenth São Paulo International Biennial, an exhibition that paid tribute with great fanfare to the founder, Francisco Matarazzo Sobrinho. As of the formation of a Conselho de Arte e Cultura (CAC), the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111110

  • Críticos, abstracionismo e figurativismo
    Jean, Yvonne, 1908-1974
    Using her personal annotations written during a tour of the First São Paulo Biennial (1951) as a starting point, the author transcribes some of the opinions of art critics of diverse nationalities regarding the definitions of “abstraction” and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111155

  • Flexor : abstracionismo não é fato improvisado
    Flexor, Samson
    The artist Samson Flexor, after mentioning a few of the participants of the third Bienal do Museu de Arte Moderna (1955) who up until then were considered figurative artists, maintains that they have already joined a new movement that represents “a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111157

  • Introdução
    Leirner, Sheila, 1948-
    Sheila Leirner, chief curator of the Nineteenth São Paulo International Biennial, introduced a universalist art perspective into the exhibition she was directing. Its internationalism could not be attributed to the fact of grouping a number of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110910

  • Introdução
    Pedrosa, Mário
    As artistic director of the sixth biennial, Mário Pedrosa presents his general idea about the exhibition, commenting on the practice started in the second biennial (1953−54) to hold exhibitions “with a historical and curatorial stamp.” As this [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111040

  • Introdução
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    The curator Walter Zanini presents a proposal for the XVI Bienal de São Paulo that calls for significant changes in how the event is organized, suggesting that artists should be grouped in terms of artistic languages instead of perpetuating the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111044

  • Introdução
    Leirner, Sheila, 1948-
    Sheila Leirner, the curator of the Eighteenth São Paulo International Biennial [1985], introduced her curatorial model based on “a universalist vision and the abolition of borders in time and space.” She expected that as well as the new media [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111107

  • Introdução dos curadores
    Schmidt, Carlos von; Barros, Stella Teixeira de; Borba, Gabriel; Mendonça, Casimiro Xavier de; Pires de Mello, César Luís; Bonomi, Maria
    The curators of the twentieth São Paulo Biennial who wrote this text look to Susan Sontag’s essay “Against Interpretation” to illustrate the continuity of modernism in the work of major artists from a number of countries. The aim of this [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111156

  • Sugestões da Bienal
    Mendes Monteiro, Murilo
    Murilo Mendes submits a very personal review of the Primera Bienal do Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo in 1951. After several visits, he clearly discerns the creation of “an international visual language.” He also notes the concerns among [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110911