Creator: Degand, León×
  • [Abstractos]
    Degand, León
    1949
    Léon Degand, the French art critic, delivers a lengthy review of figurative painting in order to explain that abstract art is not the one that is constantly subordinating input from external sources to the demands of plastic expression, but rather [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743033

  • [Letter] 1948 dec. 21, São Paulo [to] René Drouin, Paris
    Degand, León
    1948
    Letter from Léon Degand—director of the Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo (MAM-SP)—to René Drouin—a Parisian gallerist and the partner of Leo Castelli—discussing details related to the first exhibition at MAM-SP. According to the letter, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110822

  • Breve psicología de arte abstracto
    Degand, León
    1949
    This text argues that the viewing public must change its attitude in order to appreciate the expressive and emotional power of abstract art, a power once believed to be the sole terrain of figurative art. In this respect, Dégand states that the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 819294

  • Do figurativismo ao abstracionismo
    Degand, León
    1949
    This essay was published in the trilingual catalogue (Portuguese, French, and English) for Do figurativismo ao abstracionismo, the exhibition that was organized by the Belgian critic Léon Degand to inaugurate the MAM-SP (Museu de Arte Moderna de Sã [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1085735