Name Descriptor: Leirner, Nelson, 1932-×
  • 10. Salão Paulista de Arte Moderna
    Galeria Prestes Maia São Paulo
    The country was awash in optimism that year, when Brasília was officially declared the new capital city. The tenth edition of the salão paulista de arte moderna was held at the Galería Prestes Maia, organized on this occasion by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1334818

  • 9. Salão Paulista de Arte Moderna
    Galeria Prestes Maia São Paulo
    The ninth edition of the salão paulista de arte moderna (still written in lowercase letters) was held in June 1960 at the usual venue, the Galeria Prestes Maia de São Paulo. The flier carries over many elements from the previous year& [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1334803

  • Arte na cidade
    Motta, Flávio L. (Flávio Lichtenfels), 1923-
    Flávio Motta discusses the connections between the landscape and urban living conditions in large cities, which he believes affect human relationships. Cities that grow haphazardly with no urban planning are a reflection of a disorganized society. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110633

  • Arte reprimida em São Paulo
    Morais, Frederico, 1936-
    The art critic Frederico Morais begins this article by drawing the reader’s attention to the work of “avant-garde artists” in São Paulo (“active, agitated, and/or agitators”) in the late 1960s. Among other things, he mentions the “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110638

  • As bandeiras apreendidas
    This is a report on the seizure of flags and banners presented by artists Nelson Leirner and Flavio Motta at the corner of Avenida Brasil and Rua Augusta (December 1967); the repressive action was ordered by the city’s district attorneys. According [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110639

  • Brasília: o júri montou no porco
    Ferraz, Geraldo, 1905-1979
    Geraldo Ferraz alludes to the proverbial isolation of Brasilia, always waiting for its news (not political) to reach Rio de Janeiro or São Paulo so that it may finally become fact. In his article he comments on the taxidermy of a pig, a work [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110445

  • Como julgar uma obra de arte: o porco do Leirner
    Morais, Frederico, 1936-
    The Brazilian art critic Frederico Morais comments on the works sent by the São Paulo artist Nelson Leirner to the Salão de Brasília, and discusses the latter’s reaction to the jury’s decisions. In his reply to Leirner, Morais suggests that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110441

  • Da produção em massa de uma pintura (quadros a preço de custo)
    Barros, Geraldo de
    Geraldo de Barros presents an exhibition of a series of paintings by Brazilian painter and draftsman Nelson Leirner. His text discusses transformations in painting due to the Industrial Revolution and the new social reality that has taken shape [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110440

  • Dia das bandeiras
    Ayala, Walmir, 1933-1991
    In this article the writer and art critic Walmir Ayala reports on a “festive communication event” created by artists from Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo who organized “an evening for the exposure and sale” of flags at the General Osório [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110640

  • Do porco empalhado ou os critérios da crítica
    Pedrosa, Mário
    In this text, Mário Pedrosa discusses the change in critical values in relation to the rapid transformation in artistic production in the late 20th century. He points out that critics often act as advocates of a given movement rather than heeding [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110442

  • O fechamento duma galeria paulista : rex : bandeira arriada
    This is a report on the closing of Rex Gallery & Sons in 1967, a sad event due to the importance of that venue for Brazilian art from the sixties; the gallery played an important role in the struggle against a form of abstraction that no longer [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111185

  • Porco e aposentadoria
    Morais, Frederico, 1936-
    The Brazilian critic Frederico Morais presents a copy of Nelson Leirner’s letter to the O Estado de S. Paulo newspaper in which the latter discusses the works he submitted to the IV Salão de Arte Moderna in Brasília (1967), one of which consisted [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110447