Name Descriptor: Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo (Lima, Perú)×
  • ¿Pintores o plagiarios?
    Castro Arenas, Mario, 1932-
    This text by journalist Mario Castro Arenas comments on the controversy surrounding the work Motociclista No. 3 by Luis Zevallos Hetzel, first prize winner at the painting competition organized by the Festivales de Ancón. The debate had widened [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142315

  • “Mi pintura intenta expresar la vida del indio” : nos declaró ayer a su llegada de Cajamarca el artista Mario Urteaga
    The synopsis and the annotations in English are coming soon. However, our bilingual readers can click on “Español” to access this information in Spanish [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1144025

  • A propósito del "plagio"
    Hernández Saavedra, Emilio
    The artist Emilio Hernández Saavedra adds his ironic comments to the discussion about Motociclista No. 3, the controversial painting by Luis Zevallos Hetzel that won first prize at the competition organized by the Festivales de Ancón (1969). [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142331

  • Consideraciones estéticas : Szyszlo en el I. A. C.
    Acha, Juan, 1916-1995
    Juan Acha discusses the exhibition of Fernando de Szyszlo’s series of paintings inspired by the indigenous poem “Apu Inca Atawallpaman,” an event that was organized by the Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo (IAC) in Lima. Acha finds the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1292805

  • El caso Camandona : lector afirma que Hugo Camandona copia sus cuadros de revista alemana
    This is a letter from a reader (“Alfredo Aguilar Ch.” is possibly a pseudonym) to Lima’s La Prensa newspaper, which denounces an alleged case of plagiarism by the Italian-Peruvian artist Hugo [Ugo] Camandona in a series of paintings exhibited [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142299

  • El Pintor en el trapecio : Cajahuaringa
    Ormeño, Guadalupe
    This is an interview with Milner Cajahuaringa regarding his renouncement of being honorably mentioned by the Concurso Nacional de Pintura established in tribute to Túpac Amaru II after the main prize of the competition was voided. The Peruvian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 865479

  • En blanca y negra
    Miró Quesada Garland, Luis
    In his weekly column in the El Comercio newspaper, Luis Miró Quesada Garland discusses the relationship between ethics and art as part of the debate prompted by the survey about “classical” painting and “modern” painting that was sponsored [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1137712

  • En la cultura : Ruiz Durand responde a la Casa de la Cultura
    Ruiz Durand, Jesús, 1940-; Casa de la Cultura del Perú
    The graphic designer Jesús Ruiz Durand replies to the five questions asked in the survey conducted by the Casa de la Cultura del Perú. The questions were about the attendance of the public in galleries, how to communicate with other viewers (such [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141409

  • Exposición de Sérvulo en el Instituto de Arte
    Rios, Juan, 1914-1991
    Although Juan Ríos recognizes in this open letter to El Comercio the right people have to give their opinion “on the work of any artist, living or dead,” he believes that “unless the painter requests otherwise, then the prologue of a catalogue [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1151066

  • Exposición-homenaje a la obra del pintor peruano Mario Urteaga, organizado por el Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo
    Sabogal, José, 1888-1956
    José Sabogal—in homage to the work of Mario Urteaga—recalls his first trip to Mexico (1924), when the revolution had created a favorable environment for artistic creation. At that same time, in Peru, “we likewise undertook the difficult and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1146500

  • Festival, loable iniciativa: nos dice Jorge Romero Brest
    Meza, Luis Antonio, 1931-
    The renowned art critic Jorge Romero Brest, formed part of the jury of the first Festival Americano de Pintura together with the Venezuelan art critic and collector Inocente Palacios and the Peruvian architect Luis Miró Quesada Garland. In this [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142660

  • Historia de una galería
    Moncloa, Francisco, 1922-
    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

  • IAC
    Ulloa Elías, Manuel, 1922-1992
    This essay by the Peruvian businessman and politician Manuel Ulloa Elías appeared in the catalogue for El cubo abierto, the exhibition of paintings by Roberto Matta that the IAC (Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo) in Lima organized to celebrate its [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141647

  • IAC diez años
    Rodríguez Saavedra, Carlos
    This text by essayist Carlos Rodríguez Saavedra is for the catalogue associated with Roberto Matta’s exhibition El cubo abierto, presented by the IAC (Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo) in Lima in September 1966, held to celebrate the anniversary [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141663

  • José Sabogal está en busqueda del arte del pueblo : un momento de exaltación de las fuerzas del Perú con el gran animador del arte vernacular nacional
    In this article, the editor of the newspaper Noticias de Arequipa interviews José Sabogal on the occasion of the artist’s visit to Arequipa, and they talk about contemporary Peruvian painting and traditional art. On the former topic, Sabogal [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1289505

  • Justificación y autocrítica
    Mujica Gallo, Manuel, 1906-1972
    In September 1966 the IAC (Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo) in Lima celebrated its tenth anniversary with El cubo abierto, an exhibition of works by the Chilean painter Roberto Matta. Manuel Mujica Gallo, the founder and honorary president of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141631

  • La "ambientación" del I.A.C.
    Acha, Juan, 1916-1995
    This is Juan Acha’s review of Mimuy, the installation that was exhibited at the IAC (Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo) in Lima in late 1965. Acha mentions the incident that occurred before the exhibition opened. The complaint lodged by the Bolivian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142493

  • La nueva imagen del IAC
    Belaúnde Guinassi, Mario
    Founded in 1947, the Galería de Lima, gave rise to the Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo (IAC) eight years later. After its inception, the IAC was key in revitalizing the local scene with international modernism through exhibitions by foreign and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142594

  • La pintura de Urteaga
    Szyszlo, Fernando de
    This is the text of the entire talk delivered by Fernando de Szyszlo and part of the tribute organized by the IAC (Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo) in 1955 in honor of the painter Mario Urteaga. Szyszlo describes him as a highly idiosyncratic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1144040

  • Los Adanes del ombligo
    This newspaper article reports on the Arte Nuevo group exhibition at the improvised gallery El ombligo de Adán [Adam’s Navel], which was at that time housed under the “bourgeois roof” of the MALI (Museo de Arte de Lima). The anonymous [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142789

  • Mala noche de Buendía
    Buendía, Felipe, 1927-2002
    This is a letter by Felipe Buendía to the editor of Caretas, a magazine published in Lima, regarding the inauguration of the IAC (Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo) new building. The writer and journalist complains that the institution closed its [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142628

  • Notas de arte
    Carvallo De Núñez, Carlota
    In her art column, Carlota Carvallo reviews and discusses several exhibitions that opened in Lima in late 1965. She mentions the exhibitions of works by two sculptors, Alberto Guzmán and Marina Núñez del Prado, then goes on to talk about three [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142429

  • Nuevas pinturas de Szyszlo
    Rodríguez Saavedra, Carlos
    In this text, Peruvian art critic Carlos Rodríguez Saavedra comments on a show of the series of painting by Fernando de Szyszlo based on Apu Inca Atawallpaman, a colonial-era Quechua poem translated into Spanish by writer and anthropologist José [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1292779

  • Nuevo ambiente en el I.A.C.
    Meza, Luis Antonio, 1931-
    This is Luis Antonio Meza’s review of Mimuy, the installation created by Mario Acha, Miguel Malatesta, and Efraín Montero. The journalist and musician quotes the critic Juan Acha to explain the nature of an installation. Referring to the title of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142478

  • Pintura de Fernando de Szyszlo
    Sologuren, Javier
    Javier Sologuren reviews the abstract oil paintings by Fernando de Szyszlo exhibited at the Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo (IAC) [Institute of Contemporary Art] in Lima. The author praises the quality of the works, whose values express “visual [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1292692

  • Polémica sobre el homenaje a Sérvulo : Juan Acha responde a Juan Ríos
    Acha, Juan, 1916-1995
    This document is the second letter sent by Juan Acha to Edgardo Pérez Luna, art critic for Lima-based El Comercio newspaper, where he defends the pertinence of his prologue to the catalogue to Exposición Homenaje, an exhibition in honor of painter [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1107568

  • Polémica sobre el homenaje a Sérvulo : Juan Ríos responde a Juan Acha
    Rios, Juan, 1914-1991
    Author Juan Ríos responds to the letter published by El Comercio wherein Juan Acha responded to the first letter Ríos had sent to protest Acha’s assessment in the prologue to the catalogue for the Exposición Homenaje for Sérvulo Gutiérrez, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1151082

  • Polémica sobre el homenaje a Sérvulo : Juan Ríos responde a Juan Acha
    Rios, Juan, 1914-1991
    Author Juan Ríos continues his exchange of open letters by responding the publication of a letter in El Comercio (Lima, October 19, 1961), wherein Juan Acha defends himself against the accusation that he showed disrespect to Sérvulo Gutiérrez in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1151116

  • Polémica sobre el homenaje a Sérvulo : Juan Ríos responde al comunicado del IAC
    Rios, Juan, 1914-1991
    The author, Juan Ríos, responds to the statement released by the IAC regarding the controversy generated by the opinions offered by critic Juan Acha in the catalogue for the Exposición Homenaje for Sérvulo Gutiérrez. Ríos believes it is “too [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1151163

  • Polémica sobre el homenaje a Sérvulo: Juan Acha responde a Juan Ríos; hija de Sérvulo protesta porque el IAC se negó a exhibir el primer cuadro de su padre / Juan Acha
    Acha, Juan, 1916-1995
    This document is the first letter that Juan Acha sent to Edgardo Pérez Luna, art critic for Lima-based newspaper El Comercio. In it, Acha defends the text he wrote for the catalogue to the Sérvulo Gutiérrez retrospective, explaining that— [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1107551

  • Resentido social
    Buendía, Felipe, 1927-2002
    This document is a letter by Felipe Buendía to the Lima magazine Caretas in response to the commentary on a previous letter of his. The writer and journalist states that he was branded as “resentful of society” based on his previous letter. He [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142644

  • Retablillo de aldea : homenaje al Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo
    Rios, Juan, 1914-1991
    Sarcastic praise offered by Juan Ríos for the IAC (Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo) given the institution’s defense of the prologue authored by critic Juan Acha for the catalogue for the Exposición Homenaje for painter Sérvulo Gutiérrez, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1151179

  • Sérvulo en la maraña y tras un camino
    Salazar Bondy, Sebastián
    Well-known writer Sebastián Salazar Bondy states that, as in the case of Sérvulo Gutiérrez, there are lives and works “that stimulate debate, that appear destined to be fought over even after they have come to an end.” Regardless of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1151098

  • Sérvulo Gutiérrez
    Acha, Juan, 1916-1995
    In this text, Juan Acha recognizes the importance of Sérvulo Gutiérrez’s life and art for Peruvian painting, acknowledging that he is an integral part of “our national reality.” Notwithstanding, Acha clarifies, any attempt to go beyond those [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1107586

  • Sobre el pintor Mario Urteaga y la pintura peruana
    Nuñez Ureta, Teodoro
    This article by Teodoro Núñez Ureta was written on the occasion of the death of painter Mario Urteaga. He recalls the tribute to Urteaga organized by the Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo (IAC) in Lima in 1955, and the need to classify the work of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1144073

  • Szyszlo : serie sobre el poema Apu Inca Atawallpaman
    Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo (Lima, Perú)
    This is the catalogue for the exhibition of canvases and gouaches by Fernando de Szyszlo inspired by the series Apu Inca Atawallpaman, based on the colonial-era Quechua poem about the death of the Inca Atahualpa and the fall of the Tahuantinsuyo [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1292718

  • Szyszlo : una aproximación
    Salazar Bondy, Sebastián
    In his remarks on the series of paintings Apu Inca Atawallpaman inspired by the colonial-era Quechua poem of the same name, Sebastián Salazar Bondy rejects criticism that “sets out to speak FROM painting” and, thus, marginalizes theme. He argues [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1292847