Name Descriptor: http://icaa.mfah.org/vocabs/names/index.php?tema=12244×
  • [¿Tiene el arte un lugar?...]
    García Canclini, Néstor
    1982
    Néstor García Canclini, the anthropologist, professor, and cultural studies theoretician, interprets León Ferrari’s blue-printed and photocopied works, using the “aura” concept that was proposed by Walter Benjamin. He also underscores the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744316

  • La escritura sobre la fotografía : campo referencial fuera de campo
    Madrid, Alberto, 1955-
    1998
    This essay by Alberto Madrid is on the exhibition Fotografía: intervenciones, cruces y desvíos. His play of words “field of reference out of field” emerged in the essay questioning the bibliographic references with which [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 767268

  • Representación y soporte material in memoriam Walter Benjamin
    Lauer, Mirko, 1947-
    1981
    In the paper, “Representación y soporte material: In Memoriam a Walter Benjamin” [Representation and Medium: In Memoriam to Walter Benjamin], the Peruvian writer, Mirko Lauer, develops a general thesis on Abstract art based on historical [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1098871

  • Texto legible y texto visible
    1981
    Miscellaneous articles and references to art in Chile during the Pinochet dictatorship (1973–89). The publication provides quotes from multiple sources, including members of the Chilean art world at the time and their theoretical-literary [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 732022

  • The museum and the street
    Benítez, Marimar
    2000
    In this essay, art historian Marimar Benitez applies Walter Benjamins’s concept of the “aura” of the work of art, and its reduction in the age of mechanical reproduction to the assumed role of the museum as a religious temple of art. Comparing [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 842787