Creator: Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011×
  • Antonio Martorell : el cómplice reincidente
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011
    1986
    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

  • Artistas de color o voceros de los oprimidos
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011
    1991
    José A. Torres Martinó, a Puerto Rican artist, comments that in all countries made up of immigrants, when the immigrants are seen as a threatening social group, they are tagged with fairly uncomplimentary nicknames. However, the writer believes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 853728

  • De la bienal de San Juan ¿cuáles obras escogería?
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011
    1993
    Puerto Rican artist José A. Torres Martinó had a low opinion of the exhibition at the X Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano y del Caribe [10th San Juan Biennial of Latin American and Caribbean Graphic Art], held in 1993. Nevertheless, he [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 853494

  • El arte comprometido de Myrna Báez
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011
    1988
    Puerto Rican artist and critic José Antonio Torres Martinó states that Myrna Báez has been a militant supporter of Puerto Rican independence throughout her lifetime. Her work, however, is by no means political propaganda. Like many artists before [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 866741

  • El Taller Panamericano de Grabado
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011
    Puerto Rican artist and critic José A. Torres Martinó asserts that there is widespread ignorance about the island of Puerto Rico, which he attributes to its isolation, which is the result of its political subordination. This has created a distance [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 805408

  • En agenda la XI Bienal
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011
    1994
    Puerto Rican artist José A. Torres Martinó comments on the news that the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña [ICP, Institute of Puerto Rican Culture], in spite of its lack of funding, plans to hold the XI Bienal de San Juan del Grabado [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 853543

  • En déficit la Bienal
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011
    1990
    Puerto Rican artist José A. Torres Martinó reports that the VIII Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano y del Caribe [8th San Juan Biennial of Latin American and Caribbean Graphic Art], held in 1988, ended with a considerable financial [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 853660

  • Juan Antonio Rosado : 1891-1962
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011
    1987
    Puerto Rican artist and critic José A. Torres Martinó discusses the life and work of painter Juan Antonio Rosado, better known as “the painter of Puerta de Tierra,” which was known as a working class neighborhood at the foot of Old San Juan, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 805131

  • Jurados : insatisfacción garantizada
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011
    1988
    Puerto Rican artist José A. Torres Martinó tells a story about the VIII Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano y del Caribe [8th San Juan Biennial of Latin American and Caribbean Graphic Art], held in 1988. At the inauguration, a young man [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 852789

  • Jurados y premios : inherentes al arte
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011
    1991
    José A. Torres Martinó, a Puerto Rican artist, considers both the Primera [1st] (1970) and the Segunda [2nd] (1972) Bienal de San Juan de Grabado Latinoamericano [San Juan Biennial of Latin American Graphic Art] to be the most significant biennials [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 853698

  • La Bienal amerita una revisión
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011
    1992
    Puerto Rican artist José A. Torres Martinó notes that many collectors prefer to purchase paintings rather than prints, since paintings—as unique works that are less perishable—provide greater satisfaction. He believes that the Bienal de San [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 853801

  • La Sala de Gráfica Puertorriqueña, su significado
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011
    1983
    The Puerto Rican artist and critic José A. Torres Martinó explains his stance regarding the exhibition organized in San Juan as a “contrabienal” [counter-biennial] to the Sexta Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano y del Caribe [6th [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 805033

  • La XI Bienal de San Juan
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011
    1995
    José A. Torres Martinó, a Puerto Rican artist, comments on the financial troubles of the XI Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano y del Caribe [11th San Juan Biennial of Latin American and Caribbean Graphic Art], held in 1995. Indeed, he [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 853820

  • Luis Alonso : xilógrafo
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011
    The Puerto Rican artist José Antonio Torres Martinó explains that Puerto Rican printmaking in the 1950s was an artistic response to the political situation; it was the artists’s way of creating an awareness of Puerto Rico. Thirty-five years later [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 806199

  • Marta Traba : la vigilia por Puerto Rico
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011
    1984
    Puerto Rican artist José A. Torres Martinó tells about the time Marta Traba spent in Puerto Rico (1970–71). He states that Traba was very knowledgeable about Latin American art and supported it “in the art forms that, from her point of view, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 825018

  • Marta Traba inolvidable
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011
    1994
    On the tenth anniversary of her tragic demise, Puerto Rican artist José A. Torres Martinó remembers art critic Marta Traba, who lived in Puerto Rico in the early 1970s; he bemoans the fact the she has not been duly remembered on the island. When [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 853587

  • Pocos lo saben, pero la Bienal comenzó ya
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011
    1990
    Puerto Rican artist José A. Torres Martinó reports on the arrival in Puerto Rico of the Selection and Prize Jury for the IX Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano y del Caribe [9th San Juan Biennial of Latin American and Caribbean Graphic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 853679

  • Reflexiones sobre el arte regional
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011
    1979
    This article, written by the artist and essayist José A. Torres Martinó, explores the subject of regionalism in Puerto Rican art and its role in the early twentieth century, and discusses the regional-universalist expression of a group of artists [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 822527

  • Segunda Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011
    1972
    Puerto Rican artist and theoretician José A. Torres Martinó writes an account of the Segunda Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano [2nd San Juan Biennial of Latin American Graphic Art], inaugurated on January 28, 1972. The writer goes over [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 825048

  • Sobre el exilio exterior y el exilio interior
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011
    1988
    With a nod to the ideas of the Mexican writer, Octavio Paz, Puerto Rican artist José Antonio Torres Martinó observes that some writers suffer from two kinds of exile. In addition to the exterior exile, or physical separation from their country, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 854233

  • VII Bienal
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011
    1986
    José Antonio Torres Martinó, a Puerto Rican artist and critic, states that Rufino Tamayo is in Puerto Rico for a retrospective exhibition that will revolve around the work of the Mexican painter. This show is one of the main events of the VII [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863195