ICAA Researcher: Sebastián Valenzuela, Fundación AMA, Santiago, Chile×
  • Apuntes para una década (1980-1990)
    Galaz, Gaspar, 1941-
    In this brief essay Gaspar Galaz discusses a series of landmark events that took place in the 1980s and 1990s. In his opinion this period was characterized by an economic boom in Chile (fueled by neoliberal policies) and by conceptual approaches to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 736102

  • Artes visuales : una mirada crítica
    Ivelic, Milan, 1935-
    In this article Milan Ivelic discusses conditions in Chile for the benefit of Spanish visitors to the exhibition Chile Vive that was held at the Círculo de Bellas Artes in Madrid. One of the main things that stands out about Chile, as seen [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754428

  • Balmes: dos tierras
    Galaz, Gaspar, 1941-
    In this article, Gaspar Galaz rates José Balmes as one of the most important painters in the Chilean art world. The writer notes the international influence Balmes brings to his local perspective and concentrates his attention on the paintings [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 735080

  • Berlín-Berlín : ¿Dónde estoy? (Un texto en dos tonos y tres impertinencias)
    Brugnoli, Francisco, 1935-
    In this historical review, prompted by the exhibition of contemporary Chilean art in Berlin, the artist and teacher Francisco Brugnoli reflects on the “impertinence” of (ethnic-geographical and artistic) otherness as seen from the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 736090

  • Con Vicente Huidobro
    Emar, Juan, 1893-1964
    In this brief article, “Con Vicente Huidobro,” Jean Emar discusses art and records the thoughts that the avant-garde Chilean poet Vicente Huidobro shared with him in conversations. They discussed matters related to Huidobro’s theory [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 750240

  • De como empezó la enseñanza de Antúnez
    Bru, Roser, 1923-2021
    The artist Roser Bru provides a first-person account of the founding of Taller 99, specifically at the time when Nemesio Antúnez first started teaching. When he was unable to start a workshop at the Escuela de Artes Aplicadas in Santiago, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774610

  • Destrucción, reconstrucción y desconstrucciones
    Richard, Nelly, 1948-
    In “Destrucción, reconstrucción y desconstrucciones” (Destruction, Reconstruction, and Deconstructions), Nelly Richard critically reviews the cultural situation in Chile during the military dictatorship (1973–90). It was, in her [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754460

  • El arte ganó un mito más : el video
    Olhagaray, Néstor, 1946-2020
    Néstor Olhagaray, the video maker and researcher, writes about the arrival of video in the Chilean art world. He refers to one of the essential characteristics of the medium, which is its ability to create both a personal and a social [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 736110

  • el deseo de antígona
    Mellado, Justo Pastor, 1949-
    Justo Pastor Mellado wrote this introduction to El deseo de Antígona (The Desire of Antigone), the exhibition of works by Patricia Israel. In a review of earlier projects and exhibitions, the critic explains how the artist researches and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 757113

  • El grabado en Chile 1950-1973 en la época de las planificaciones globales
    Soro, Mario, 1957-
    This essay by Mario Soro was one of the chapters in the catalogue for the exhibition Chile 100 años (Chile 100 Years) covering the second period, 1950–73, titled “Entre modernidad y utopía” (Between Modernity and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 767226

  • El gran texto del mundo (y sus fragmentos di-versos)
    Valdés, Adriana, 1943-
    In this text the essayist Adriana Valdés discusses the work of Alicia Villarreal, who has created a game based on the alphabet that uses images of discarded objects as vowels to be read as a text. Based on the Walter Benjamin quote (the search [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 757328

  • El infinito de la obra
    Brugnoli, Francisco, 1935-
    “El infinito de la obra” by Francisco Brugnoli is the introductory essay in the catalogue for the exhibition Centenario Carlos Hermosilla, 1905–2005, which acknowledged the centenary of the birth of the famous printmaker from [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 773534

  • Escultura chilena 1950-1973
    Galaz, Gaspar, 1941-
    In his essay “Escultura chilena 1950–1973,” the critic Gaspar Galaz outlines the main criteria that influenced Chilean sculpture from 1950 to 1973. He also highlights watershed events and trends in art and identifies connections [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 757161

  • La crítica de avanzada y algunos de sus efectos : reflexión sobre un libro de Nelly Richard
    Valdés, Adriana, 1943-
    “La crítica de avanzada y algunos de sus efectos: reflexión sobre un libro de Nelly Richard” (Criticism of the Escena de Avanzada and Some of its Effects: Reflections on a Book by Nelly Richard) was written by Adriana Vald& [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744842

  • Paideia de Juan Downey
    Oyarzún Robles, Pablo, 1950-
    In this essay Pablo Oyarzún discusses the emancipating quality of Juan Downey’s work via paidéia (teaching). The essayist notes Downey’s constant focus on the creation, circulation, and meaningful social transmission of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 739185

  • Pedro Millar, grabador
    Millar, Pedro, 1930-2014
    “Pedro Millar, grabador” is the transcript of a conversation between CAL magazine and Pedro Millar. The interviewer asked the printmaker for his views on subjects such as the relationship between his work and contemporary art, his [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 767128