Creator: Balmes, José, 1927-×
  • Una objetividad esencial
    Balmes, José, 1927-
    In this essay, José Balmes discusses the work of Patricio de la O, reflecting on his painting and how it connects to the viewer. Balmes ponders De la O’s work, exploring his inspiration and his subject matter. The well-known Catalonian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 756798

  • Confesión artística
    Balmes, José, 1927-
    In this essay José Balmes writes about his work and shares some thoughts on “contemporary painting.” He recalls how he started painting when he was a young man in Catalonia, then moved to Chile after the Spanish Civil War and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 748623

  • A mis padres; Conchita y Damián
    Balmes, José, 1927-2016
    In this handwritten letter, José Balmes, the Catalonian artist who had lived in Chile since the end of the Spanish Civil War, recalls his arrival in the Andean country aboard the Winnipeg, the ship provided by the populist Chilean president [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 747303