Name Descriptor: http://icaa.mfah.org/vocabs/names/index.php?tema=1088×
  • 77 : quase-apresentação
    Plaza, Julio
    1977
    In this essay, the Spanish artist Julio Plaza, who lives in Brazil, discusses the differences between “the work” and the “discourse about the work.” He concentrates on the links between the verbal and the nonverbal, which [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110719

  • Actualidad de Leonardo
    Berni, Antonio, 1905-1981
    1952
    Antonio Berni writes about the continuing relevance of Leonardo’s method, and the deep affinities that exist between the work of Leonardo and contemporary art [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 794412

  • Cátedra libre : pintura clásica y pintura moderna
    Miró Quesada Cantuarias, Francisco, 1918-
    1955
    This is the general introduction to the survey about “classical” painting and “modern” painting that was published over the course of several weeks in the “Cátedra Libre” section of the Sunday supplement of El Comercio, a Lima newspaper [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1137375

  • Cuatro edades de la pintura
    Goyburu, Emilio
    1951
    In this essay, Emilio Goyburu divides Western painting into periods on the basis of its “aesthetic facet.” He defines four “ages” that he envisions as a progression. In its “primitive” age—or genesis—painting acted as a “graphic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1150294

  • El expresionismo como síntoma de pereza e inhabilidad en el arte
    Gómez, Laureano, 1889-1965
    1937
    The article “El expresionismo como síntoma de pereza e inhabilidad en el arte” [Expressionism as a Symptom of Laziness and Inability in Art] expresses the opinion held in traditional political circles in Colombia concerning avant-garde modern [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1089142

  • La necesidad de la imaginación
    Club de Grabado de Montevideo
    1981
    This article describes and analyzes the role of the “recipient” of the various messages expressed by the visual arts. At the end of the dictatorship period (1973–85), Uruguayan artists once again sought to come to grips with the question of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1190793

  • Nueva escuela literaria
    Nervo, Amado
    1909
    Amado Nervo announces, in terms of a “literary school,” the emergence of futurism in Italy, whose manifesto he translates in order to place it, with no fear at all, at the reader’s disposal. And Nervo does it with the conviction that—in spite [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759069

  • Simulacros
    Silveira, Regina, 1939
    1984
    This brief essay, by Wolfgang Pfeiffer, is the introduction to Simulacros, the exhibition of works by Regina Silveira. Pfeiffer describes it as “serious, honest work, with unusual scope, based on extensive research in the field of visualization [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110656