Creator: Valle, Alejandro Romualdo, 1926-2008×
  • ¿Hacia dónde va la pintura en el Perú¿? : Primer Salón de Pintura
    Valle, Alejandro Romualdo, 1926-2008
    1955
    The author identifies the principal characteristic of the works shown at the Primer Salón Annual de Pintura Peruana “as a strong and cohesive predilection for objectivity.” Among others, he highlights Alfredo Ruiz Rosas for his “successful [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1138900

  • Canto coral a Tupac Amaru : Tupaqamaruman ukhuti takina taki
    Romualdo, Alejandro, 1926-2008
    This is the sleeve of the 45 RPM vinyl record on which the well-known poet and cultural critic Alejandro Romualdo recorded his most famous poem, Canto Coral a Túpac Amaru, que es la libertad. The cover art is a Pop version of a conventional image of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141374

  • Cuidado con la pintura : el arte por el arte abstracto : comentario al premio “Manuel Moncloa y Ordóñez
    Valle, Alejandro Romualdo, 1926-2008
    1955
    Alejandro Romualdo Valle critiques the III Salón de Pintura Manual Moncloa which, in his judgment, posits “abstract art as a complete substitute for art,” arguing that abstraction divides man from art, thus debilitating the latter. [He states] [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1227101

  • Europa en punto : ¡ay de los abstractos!
    Valle, Alejandro Romualdo, 1926-2008
    1954
    In this article, poet Alejandro Romualdo Valle expresses his opposition to abstract art. In his view, the formal explorations of Cubism—particularly of Picasso—have placed “modern painting or, rather, the French school” at a crossroads. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1137232

  • Gran problema del arte peruano es la falta de críticos : "Xanno" : Alejandro Romualdo Valle agregó que los que escriben sobre arte son improvisados o huachafos
    Valle, Alejandro Romualdo, 1926-2008
    1951
    In this interview, Alejandro Romualdo Valle (“Xanno”) reacts to the ideological turn that the debate as to whether or not there are painters in Peru has taken. He states that the real problem facing Peruvian art “is the lack of critics.” [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1150928

  • Ruiz Rosas y un arte integral
    Valle, Alejandro Romualdo, 1926-2008
    1955
    In the opinion of Alejandro Romualdo Valle, the work created by Alfredo Ruiz Rosas that recently won a first prize is evidence of a significant improvement in Peruvian art. He sees it as a result of the consolidation of several art trends that are [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1227027

  • Servicio de inteligencia : contra toda clase de misterio
    Valle, Alejandro Romualdo, 1926-2008
    1956
    In this article Alejandro Romualdo questions the “esoteric” label that is placed on “primitive” and pre-Colombian art. The author rejects the idea that it has an “impregnable, supernatural nature,” promoted by intellectuals that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1137249

  • Servicio de inteligencia : lo universal y lo cosmopolita
    Valle, Alejandro Romualdo, 1926-2008
    1956
    The author argues that the confusion between the terms “universal” and “cosmopolitan” was caused by “the disagreeable and audacious accusation of the ‘made in Paris’ [artists],” who oppose the idea of a national art. In his opinion, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1137266

  • Sobre el monumento a Túpac Amaru
    Valle, Alejandro Romualdo, 1926-2008
    1972
    This text was written by the art critic Alejandro Romualdo on the national contest that was organized to select the artist who would create a monument to Túpac Amaru II, the indigenous forefather of Peru’s independence at the Plaza de Armas of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1139439

  • Sobre un arte integral : punto final
    Valle, Alejandro Romualdo, 1926-2008
    1955
    This text is Alejandro Romualdo Valle’s final round in the debate he carried on with Luis Miró Quesada Garland about the first prize at the Second Salón Moncloa, awarded to the painting Pan by Alfredo Ruiz Rosas. The writer considers the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1227176

  • Sobre un arte integral (respuesta al arquitecto Luis Miró Quesada G.)
    Valle, Alejandro Romualdo, 1926-2008
    1955
    In this article, the writer responds to the comments of Luis Miró Quesada Garland, defending the use of the category “integral art.” He defines this term as a fusion of different trends into “a new creative orientation” structured under a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1227139