Name Descriptor: Grau, Ricardo×
  • Ayer se inauguró una exposición de gran aliento
    Fernández Prada, Luis, 1917-1973
    1937
    In this text, Luis Fernández Prada asserts that Ricardo Grau’s show of painting is “worthy of note” in a prudish Peruvian art scene characterized by unremarkable shows. In his view, the show “constitutes a resounding reaction against [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1144189

  • Cátedra libre : pintura clásica y pintura moderna ¿ritmo acelerado o retorno a lo clásico?
    Miró Quesada Cantuarias, Francisco, 1918-
    1955
    Several European intellectuals responded to the final question in the survey about “classical” painting and “modern” painting that was published in the Lima newspaper El Comercio. Paul Linder states that, in the course of history, there are [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1137531

  • Concierto de figuras
    Peña Barrenechea, Ricardo, 1896 - 1939
    1937
    Well-known avant-garde author Ricardo Peña recounts the cosmopolitan education of Ricardo Grau, whom he describes as a “concertmaster of international figures.” In his paintings, he notes a tonal atmosphere that is austere and excessive. He [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1146740

  • Cristina Gálvez opina que sí hay pintores en el Perú: citó a cuatro : "Hay que ser muy intelectual para ser abstracto" dijo y añadió luego "Szyszlo no es intelectual"
    Gálvez, Cristina
    1951
    In response to de Szyszlo’s controversial statement “there are no painters in Peru,” sculptor Cristina Gálvez mentions four whom she considers excellent: Juan Manuel Ugarte Eléspuru, Ricardo Grau, Sérvulo Gutiérrez, and Julia Codesido. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1150897

  • El primer Salón Municipal
    Ríos Rey, Juan, 1914-1991
    1948
    Juan Ríos discusses the I Salón Municipal de Lima, which in his opinion, was a failure because most Peruvian artists decided to boycott the event due to widespread mistrust of the jury, which was made up of “distinguished civil servants or [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1289952

  • Elogio en forma de fusta
    Miranda Nieto, Froylan
    1939
    In this article, Froylán Miranda Nieto argues that Ricardo Grau’s painting “contributes to Peru by wholeheartedly supporting avant-garde art.” He asserts that, because “neither Indianist nor Europeanizing,” the artist has a special place [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1144173

  • Encuesta : Ricardo Grau expone sus puntos de vista sobre la pintura y sus escuelas
    Moll, Eduardo, 1929-
    1952
    In this interview, Ricardo Grau reviews the major trends in the European visual arts from Manet to “the art known as Abstract,” identifying the School of Paris as the center of contemporary art. However, he also points out the importance of both [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1150493

  • Ensayo sobre la pintura peruana contemporánea
    Pereira, Raúl María, 1916-2007
    1942
    In this essay, Peruvian art critic and diplomat Raúl María Pereira provides an overview of Peruvian painting from the first half of the twentieth century. While the author praises the first generation of academic painters, he believes that their [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1293152

  • Historia de una galería
    Moncloa, Francisco, 1922-
    1966
    This newspaper article about the closing of the first premises occupied by the IAC (Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo) in Lima was written by Francisco Moncloa at the request of the director of the magazine Oiga. Moncloa lists a series of “anecdotes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142578

  • La costa y la pintura peruana
    Pereira, Raúl María, 1916-2007
    1940
    In this article, critic Raúl María Pereira questions the “geographic location” and “theme” embraced by supposedly “neo-Peruvian” painting based on representation of the landscape and sierra motifs. The Peruvian coast has had little luck [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1146840

  • La dirección de la Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes
    1943
    The signatories to this open letter addressed to the then-president of Peru, Manuel Prado, request that José Sabogal be reinstated as director of the ENBA (Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes). They point out that ever since he was appointed (in 1932 [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1140784

  • La exposición de Ricardo Grau
    Raygada, Carlos, 1898-1953
    1937
    After remarking on painter Ricardo Grau’s career in Europe, Carlos Raygada praises the maturity of Ricardo Grau’s work evident “in the sobriety of form and color essential to the work on exhibit.” The palette in Grau’s production, Raygada [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1146716

  • Ricardo Grau ha demostrado con su exposición ser el mejor representante de la plástica en el Perú
    More, Carlos, 1904-
    1937
    In this text, Carlos More argues that there are two distinct modern art movements in Europe, one—started by Paul Gauguin—that is basically decorative in nature, and the other that goes so far as to see art as “a state of consciousness.” The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1146600