Creator: Goeritz, Mathias, 1915-1990×
  • ¿Arquitectura emocional?
    Goeritz, Mathias, 1915-1990
    1960
    In 1952, Daniel Mont invited Mathias Goeritz to construct “whatever he wanted.” Given such freedom, the sculptor developed the idea of Arquitectura Emocional [Emotional Architecture]: a structure that would contain the arts with the purpose of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741755

  • ¿Arte abstracto o arte no figurativo? : [Prefiero el término “arte abstracto” como término generalizador y ya]
    Goeritz, Mathias, 1915-1990
    1952
    This document relates the response of artist Mathias Goeritz to the survey regarding abstract, or non-figurative art, in which he indicates that he prefers “abstract art” as the general and popular term, although he agrees with the possibility [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 742187

  • "The Route of Friendship" : sculpture
    Goeritz, Mathias, 1915-1990
    1970
    Mathias Goeritz describes two projects proposed to the then-president of the organizing committee of the 19th Olympic Games, architect Pedro Ramírez Vázquez: the International Meeting of Sculptors and The Route of Friendship. The artist describes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741733

  • [Estoy harto]
    Goeritz, Mathias, 1915-1990
    1960
    Mathias Goeritz states that he is fed up with logic and reason; with functionalism, decoration, and individualism; with the fashion of the moment, with vanity, ambition and egocentrism; with the -isms and -ists, both figuration and abstraction. He is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 825113

  • [Muchos son los pintores y escultores que han trabajado...]
    Goeritz, Mathias, 1915-1990
    1959
    Through diverse photographs, Mathias Goeritz shows the development of what he calls the “problem” of Integración Plástica [Plastic Integration], a dogmatic movement in which the architect Mario Pani actively participated together with several [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741770

  • Aclaración
    Goeritz, Mathias, 1915-1990
    1962
    Mathias Goeritz announces that this issue of the magazine Arquitectura México is dedicated to the examples of architecture and religious art current at the time. He argues that—even though in some works of secular art a greater “religiosity” [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 751329

  • Advertencia
    Goeritz, Mathias, 1915-1990
    1959
    With this essay, Mathias Goeritz introduces the Art Section of the magazine Arquitectura México. In this first “Warning,” the author affirms that once visual education and abstract design are officially accepted, no “avant-garde” will exist [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741745

  • Advertencia
    Goeritz, Mathias, 1915-1990
    1961
    In response to a series of overwhelming news published in the press that month, not having enough time to reflect upon it and adopt a position, Mathias Goeritz wonders what type of art should correspond to these, our times. He insists on placing the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741783

  • Advertencia a la crítica
    Goeritz, Mathias, 1915-1990
    1960
    In view of the results of the Segunda Bienal Interamericana de México [Second Inter- American Biennial of Mexico]that took place in the Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mathias Goeritz’s opinion is that if what is being exhibited has something to do with [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741803

  • Auto - Advertencia
    Goeritz, Mathias, 1915-1990
    1960
    To present this issue of the Art Section dedicated to Las Torres de Ciudad Satélite [The Towers of the Satellite City] Mathias Goeritz wonders if anybody else—aside from some of his friends—has read the editorials of this section published as [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741793

  • Cuevas, un caso de afirmación del yo : (al servicio de lo universal y comunicativo, o al servicio de lo anónimo...)
    Goeritz, Mathias, 1915-1990
    1966
    According to Mathias Goeritz , José Luis Cuevas is “one of the greatest artists that Mexico has ever produced.” His talent has, in fact, been widely acknowledged by artists and intellectuals. But Goeritz believes that, in addition to his [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 751413

  • Highway sculpture : The Towers of Satellite City
    Goeritz, Mathias, 1915-1990
    1970
    Mathias Goeritz comments on his early obsession with the idea of vertical constructions. His first monumental tower (for the Museo Experimental El Eco) as well as the series of projects called “Arquitectura emocional” [Emotional Architecture] are [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 757382

  • Juan O'Gorman
    Goeritz, Mathias, 1915-1990
    1960
    In Mathias Goeritz’s opinion, the architect and sculptor Juan O’Gorman is an original visionary because in his artistic endeavors he tries to connect the arts and subordinate them to concepts that synthesize his extra-artistic convictions. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 751346

  • La integración plástica en el C.U. Presidente Juárez
    Goeritz, Mathias, 1915-1990
    1952
    This article by Mathias Goeritz looks at the level of plastic integration achieved by the Benito Juárez Multifamily Urban Unit, a project under the architectural direction of Mario Pani and Enrique del Moral, working together with the plastic artist [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 735979

  • Please Stop!
    Goeritz, Mathias, 1915-1990
    1960
    This manifesto begins by saying: “Please stop this aesthetic joke that is supposed to be profound! Stop boring us with yet another example of egocentric folk art! This is nothing but vanity.” It argues that if Jean Tinguely wants us to believe [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 825126

  • The sculpture "The Serpent of El Eco" : a primary structure of 1953
    Goeritz, Mathias, 1915-1990
    1970
    Mathias Goeritz writes about how Daniel Mont, an unusual patron of the arts, offered him a highly ambitious and at the same time the most exciting project he ever received: the design and construction, with total freedom, of a building in the center [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 757389