Creator: Pellegrini, Aldo×
  • [Al presentar la 6º exposición anual de ARTE NUEVO...]
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1960
    This foreword by Aldo Pellegrini indicates the changes of direction produced in the period of five years separating the first Arte Nuevo [New Art] exhibition and this sixth show, which he characterizes as a passage from the intellectual to the vital [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743085

  • [Conocí a Hlito desde sus comienzos como militante del grupo concreto...]
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1963
    This introductory text for works by Alfredo Hlito emphasizes how the artist expanded their sensory territory while not abandoning the notion of purely visual painting. Pellegrini also points out that Hlito’s works also divide space into planes in a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744523

  • [Enio Iommi]
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1972
    In this introductory text for works by Enio Iommi, Pellegrini highlights how the artist’s sculpture broke with the traditional criteria of volume, weight and quiescence by juxtaposing spatial structure against volume. His analysis dates three [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744611

  • [Esta nueva exposición del grupo de artistas no figurativos...]
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1960
    The text by Pellegrini considers the broad diversity of expressions of this group of non-figurative artists and underscores that the advancement of this trend seems to have ousted all other artistic modalities to become the natural means of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743526

  • [La difusión actual del surrealismo...]
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1967
    The critic considers that the relevance of Surrealism lies in the fact that it is not an artistic but an ideological movement; it is in art where it finds itself justified. Pellegrini analyzes, among others, several aspects such as humor, desire, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745141

  • [La presentación de estos artistas la considero un...]
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1952
    This article is an introduction to the exhibition, Grupo de Artistas Modernos de la Argentina. Pinturas, esculturas, dibujos [Modern Art Group of Argentina. Paintings, Sculptures, Drawings]. The Concrete artists included in the exhibition were [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743086

  • [La repetitión de formes disposeés selon un mécanisme...]
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1962
    In this text, Aldo Pellegrini introduces the Luis R. Tomasello exhibition held at Galería Denise René in Paris (November 1962). He emphasizes that the works presented make use of spatial volumes that are subordinated to the plane in which they move [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744595

  • [Las esculturas de Paparella...]
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1968
    In the introductory text for Aldo Paparella, the critic points out that Paparella’s works manage to synthesize the rational aspect with the vital. Pellegrini likewise emphasizes that the use of quite different materials, such as torn wood and metal [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744548

  • [Nadie ha logrado como Artaud]
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1956
    A text by Pellegrini which introduces the translation, which he himself wrote, of a text by the French poet Antonin Artaud. He points out that nobody other than this author has lived through the paroxysm of the most extreme questions a human being [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744689

  • [Ninguna de las artes...]
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1969
    The critic highlights the fact that—in Roberto Aizenberg’s work—a process of purification was set into motion by three essential elements: space, light, and architecture. Pellegrini points out that technical perfection and impeccable detailing [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744959

  • [Un poeta que pinta provoca siempre...]
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1970
    Pellegrini’s text presents a sampling of inks and drawings by Miguel Ángel Bustos, inaugurated simultaneously with the presentation of the book El Himalaya o la moral de los pájaros. [The Himalayas or the Morality of Birds]. Since Pellegrini is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744989

  • [Una confrontación que dé idea de la situación en la que se encuentran...]
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1968
    This is the text of an introductory essay for an exhibition of both Figurative and Non-figurative art. In Aldo Pellegrini’s opinion, both alternatives have not only overcome their old enmity but now proclaim the vitality of painting to those who [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744539

  • A Francis Picabia
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1953
    On the occasion of a homage to Francis Picabia and Dylan Thomas, Aldo Pellegrini publishes his poem "To Francis Picabia." Beginning with the passing of Picabia in Paris, this poem is part of the tribute that the members of the collective editorship [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745532

  • Arte surrealista y arte concreto
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1953
    In this article, Aldo Pellegrini recognizes a link between Surrealist art and Abstract art prone to expression. In this sense, he also considers it possible to establish this same relationship with the Concrete artist. Although the latter rises out [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 742471

  • Artes Plásticas : correspondencia
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1954
    The correspondence section of Letra y Línea [Letter and Line] prints two letters: one from Julio E. Payró in response to the comments made by Aldo Pellegrini in the article “Three Painters and a Critic in Krayd,” pubished in the previous issue [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745469

  • Artistas del “Movimiento Espejo”
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1972
    Pellegrini’s introductory text in which he remarks that in contrast to the “dematerialization” of Conceptual art, the artists belonging to the Movimiento Espejo (Mirror Movement) propose the “materialization of the immaterial.” Starting [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745064

  • Berni
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1974
    This text—included in the offprint “Elementos para una biografía” [Elements for a Biography] taken from the exhibition catalogue for Berni - Óleos y Collages [Berni: Oils and Collages]— points out the trajectory of Berni’s work through [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744975

  • Comentarios a tres frases de autores célebres : (La celebridad es la conciencia del horror)
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1956
    In this text, Pellegrini applies a critical point of view to three statements, chosen at random, authored by Jorge Luis Borges, T.S.Eliot, and William Faulkner. In his conclusion Pellegrini notes that, although the analysis of these statements [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744705

  • El artista y el mundo del consumo
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1971
    This essay examines the relationship between artists and the consumer society, and claims that the latter seeks to create destructible goods and false needs. Aldo Pellegrini claims that the goal of the consumer world is to annihilate the artist by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744444

  • El huevo filosófico
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1965
    In this text, Mario Pellegrini, the Argentinean critic, reflects about the different understandings of reality. Pellegrini states that, while common man takes sensory perception as a source of learning, the Surrealists do not get rid of any aspect [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745210

  • El movimiento surrealista
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1950
    This article by Pellegrini analyzes Surrealism by taking into account some of the daily life changes at the beginning of the twentieth century: the standardization and dehumanizing brought about by capitalist industrialization, as well as the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745425

  • El poder de la palabra
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1965
    This text reflects on the power of words, keeping in mind that each human being includes a little of himself or herself into the words that he or she uses. Avoiding to discuss the usefulness of language, Aldo Pellegrini raises two points: its [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745248

  • Ernesto Deira
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1964
    In this article Pellegrini affirms that as long as artists perceive that the image conveys an instantaneous message, and the researchers remark that we live in a “visual era,” the visual arts will be at the pole of maximum attraction of a culture [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745303

  • Eugenio Abal
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1965
    In this introductory essay for the Abal, Beloso, Lozza exhibition, Aldo Pellegrini points out that Eugenio Abal uses both the rhythmic value of juxtaposed forms and the dynamic action of colors, relying on extremely subtle vibrations and the power of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744489

  • Evolución del arte moderno en la Argentina
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1965
    Pellegrini's text remarks that during the nineteenth century, Argentine art mainly adapted to academic patterns. For the later evolution of Modern art, the critic adopts a division based on three fundamental periods: first, the artists who absorb [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745452

  • Fundamentos de una estética de la Destrucción
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1961
    As an introduction of the exhibition on arte destructivo [Destructive Art], Aldo Pellegrini wrote about the meaning of destruction, a mechanism associated with construction, just as it is perceived through observable changes in nature. Destruction, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741492

  • Introducción
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1955
    Aldo Pellegrini’s text displays the arguments of those who point out that abstract art does not correspond with the spirit of the times because it is a dehumanized art. His defense proposes that abstraction expresses the change experimented on by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 742839

  • Introducción
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1967
    The introductory text clarifies that the book Panorama de la pintura argentina contemporánea [A Panorama of Contemporary Argentine Painting] is limited to those artists whose contributions occured within this historic period; whose plan follows the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745289

  • Introducción : la orientación del arte moderno
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1966
    Introductory text to the book Nuevas tendencias en la pintura [New Tendencies in Painting] in which Aldo Pellegrini points out some aspects that will affect the treatment of the different stages of Argentine painting. Among others, he mentions the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745276

  • Jean Dubuffet o la poética de lo desagradable
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1953
    This article analyzes Jean Dubuffet’s work within the framework of the trend it demonstrates to those artists concerned with the very essence of painting. Pellegrini stresses that for this French artist, art without spontaneity is impossible [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745484

  • Jorge de la Vega (1930-1971) : muestra homenaje
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1991
    This introductory text for a tribute exhibition identifies the three periods of Jorge de la Vega’s work: the geometric stage, the Nueva Figuración [New Figuration] stage (within painting), and the stage of songs, poems, and accompanying shows. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745058

  • La conquista de lo maravilloso
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1949
    In this essay on the “marvelous,” the term takes on the meaning derived from literature as “a manifestation of imagination’s free creative strength.” The essay also contains the academic concept based on the popular notion that relates the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745412

  • La nueva escultura
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1953
    This article analyzes the sculpture exhibition held at Galería Krayd, emphasizing the modern concept that understands the sculptural object as a unity of volume and space. In this way, Pellegrini observes that while some artists discard volume and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745500

  • Los Camembert de Heredia
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1963
    This is a text in which Pellegrini presents Alberto Heredia’s “Cajas de Camembert” [“Camembert Cheese Boxes”]. He considers them as objects where surprise constitutes a gate to a world rich in meaning. Pellegrini observes that artists of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 748653

  • Marcelo Bonevardi
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1969
    The introductory text to the Marcelo Bonevardi exhibition indicates that his works highlight the matter’s quality and display the use of a low-key palette. Pellegrini, on the other hand, stresses that these works are surrounded by silence that is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744471

  • Mi visión personal de Oliverio Girondo
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1964
    The relationship that the critic Aldo Pellegrini established with the poet Olivierio Girondo, whom he met in 1948, stands out in this text. Pellegrini relates the closeness that developed between the surrealist group and the Poesía Buenos Aires [ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745263

  • Miguel P. Caride
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1965
    The text remarks that Miguel Caride maintains a solitary profile, he does not need to join groups under a label, or adopt a showy formula to draw the attention of the art market. Pellegrini emphasizes the ethical standard of someone who thinks of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745051

  • Nacimiento y evolución del movimiento surrealista
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1951
    The article by Pellegrini traces the historical past, beginning with the moment when the group of the magazine Littérature—headed by André Breton, Louis Aragon, Paul Elouard and Philippe Soupault—split apart from the Dada group; a period when [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745438

  • Noemí Gerstein
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1969
    In this introductory text for the Noemí Gerstein exhibition, Pellegrini points out that Gerstein’s sculpture not only aspires to develop volume within space, it also seeks to create a surface of pictorial quality. The critic’s analysis places [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744509

  • Nuevos poemas de Oliverio Girondo
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1953
    Aldo Pellegrini points out that poetry constitutes an anti-conventional language par excellence; he believes it is necessary to break with verbal preconceptions when the intensity of the content calls for shades of meaning beyond convention. In this [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745519

  • Panoplia de prodigios
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1963
    In this text, critic Aldo Pellegrini points out that Rogelio Polesello’s work has begun moving away from an initial tendency toward pure formal spectacle and, now, is approaching the search for spontaneous gesture, although a peculiar sense of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744565

  • Paternosto y Puente
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1964
    This introductory essay explains that the works by Alejandro Puente and César Paternosto take a different approach to geometric expression, thus introducing what might be called a ”sensitive geometry” as opposed to the hardness of Concrete art, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744580

  • Por esta puerta abierta los señores pueden entrar en el recinto de los fantasmas
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1930
    This text, first of all, characterized the state of man in the world at the end of the twenties: a “mechanical doll,” the “definitive victim of a familiar architectural reptile” that is “Civilization” and whose consequences are melancholy [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 732546

  • Preámbulo
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1965
    Pellegrini’s text introduces a number of his writings published in different venues, collected in the book Para contribuir a la confusion general [To Contribute to the General Confusion](1965). Through his reflections, the critic warns that much of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745224

  • Prefacio
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1956
    This foreword by Pellegrini analyzes the qualities of visual language; it also points out that the nonfigurative modality demonstrates the greatest freedom of spiritual expression yet reached by man. He likewise emphasizes that the visual arts serve [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743083

  • Prefacio
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1955
    Aldo Pellegrini’s foreword to the exhibition Arte Nuevo [New Art] (1955) emphasizes that the artist’s mission consists of controlling the energizing value of beauty and in giving it order. He believes that the more the artist controls that energy [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743084

  • Prologo
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1952
    Pellegrini places Bruno Venier in an intermediate trend, between the extremes whose priority was the object and the purely visual elements. The critic states that his painting–more static than in the previous stage–started becoming freer as [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745155

  • Tres abstractos y un crítico en Krayd
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1953
    The article makes a critical comment about an exhibition that opened on September 14, 1953, in the Galería Krayd, prologized by Julio E. Payró, in which works by Armando Cóppola, Hortensia Parazi, and Maria Deprima were on exhibit. After [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 742945

  • Xul Solar
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1966
    The text analyzes Xul Solar’s career, keeping in mind that his life was an ongoing effort to penetrate the unknown. Pellegrini’s essay proposes a periodization of his artwork, even though each phase does not necessarily mean a total rupture with [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745171