Name Descriptor: Martorell, Antonio, 1939-×
  • "Casas/Houses"
    Torruella Leval, Susana
    1992
    On the occasion of the exhibition La casa de todos nosotros: Antonio Martorell y sus amigos [A House for Us All: Antonio Martorell and Friends] held at El Museo del Barrio in 1992, Puerto Rican curator Susana Torruella Leval analyzes Antonio [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 866589

  • [Informe de actividad, 30 de enero de 1972]
    Torres, Enrique
    1972
    [This document is] a confidential report, written by detective Enrique Torres for the Puerto Rican Intelligence Office, about an event at the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña [Puerto Rican Cultural Institute] (ICP) on January 29, 1972. The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863999

  • [Letter] 1973 December 17, s.l. [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Alegría, Ricardo E.
    1973
    In 1974, Ricardo Alegría was director of the Office of Cultural Affairs, as well as a member of the committee for the III Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano [Third San Juan Biennial of Latin American Graphic Art]. [In this letter,] Alegr [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861290

  • Antonio Martorell
    Cherson, Samuel B.
    1978
    The Cuban critic Samuel B. Cherson, who lives in Puerto Rico, interviews the Puerto Rican printmaker Antonio Martorell, on the occasion of his exhibition, Album de Familia [Family Album] at the Convento de los Dominicos [Dominican Convent], in Old [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 822497

  • Antonio Martorell
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916 - 2011
    1972
    In this text, Puerto Rican critic and artist José Antonio Torres Martinó asserts that despite the range of themes in Antonio Martorell’s graphic work, it actually revolves around a single and deeply felt concern with sociopolitical issues. To [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 866551

  • Antonio Martorell : crónica y poesía
    Rivera Rosario, Nelson
    1986
    In this essay, Puerto Rican artist Nelson Rivera Rosario provides a critical analysis of Antonio Martorell’s graphic work, discussing specifically its image, technique, and historical context. Regarding the political content of Martorell’s work, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 866494

  • Antonio Martorell : el cómplice reincidente
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011
    1986
    Puerto Rican artist and art critic José Antonio Torres Martinó discusses the various media—event, installation, theater, print, poster, film—used by Antonio Martorell in his attempt to provoke and establish a dialogue with the viewer. Novel and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 866513

  • Aproximación al desarrollo histórico de la xilografía en Puerto Rico 1950-1986
    Lugo de Marichal, Flavia
    1986
    Puerto Rican historian and curator Flavia Marichal Lugo offers an overview of the history of the woodcut in Puerto Rico. She explains that the medium took hold on the island in 1950 and its influence continually grew from then on thanks to the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 806507

  • Arte conceptual : ¿Qué es? ¿Cómo se ha manifestado en Puerto Rico?
    Benítez, Marimar; Renta, Enrique; De Mater O' Neill, María; González, Julieta, 1968-
    2004
    In this essay, María de Mater O'Neill, Marimar Benítez, Julieta González, and Enrique Renta, who are all involved in art, join together to discuss their ideas about Conceptual art. O’Neill explains the development of Conceptual art, and suggests [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 866822

  • Arte de la resistencia en Puerto Rico
    Traba, Marta
    1976
    Marta Traba, the Argentine critic who lived in Puerto Rico for some time, accepts that there is a political and cultural “art of resistance” in Latin America and in Puerto Rico. This “resistance” refuses to follow aesthetic models developed [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1060984

  • Discursive Images and Resonant Words Address the Vox Populi: The Visceral Art of Carlos Cortéz Koyokuikatl
    Sorell, V. A. (Victor A.)
    2001
    In this catalogue essay, Victor Alejandro Sorell considers the 36-year career (spanning 1964–2000) of the Chicano artist Carlos Cortez, praising him as the “quintessential artist-reporter,” and emphasizing his virtuosity as a master printmaker [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 840498

  • El portafolios gráfico o la hoja liberada
    Tió, Teresa
    1995
    This essay by Puerto Rican historian Teresa Tío discusses the historical development of graphic portfolios in Puerto Rico between the 1950s and the 1990s. The essayist’s thesis is based on the fact that Puerto Rico has a long tradition of creating [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 806479

  • En el Centro José Martí : mesa redonda sobre la gráfica y cartelística en Puerto Rico
    Báez Castro, Florencia
    1979
    Cuban journalist Florencia Báez Castro comments on “Gráfica y cartelística en nuestros días,” a roundtable on Puerto Rican art that took place in 1979 at the Centro José Martí. Puerto Rican artists Lorenzo Homar and Antonio Martorell, along [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 864180

  • En torno a tres trabajos de Antonio Martorell, artista puertorriqueño
    Rivera Rosario, Nelson
    1985
    In this detailed review, the Puerto Rican critic Nelson Rivera Rosario discusses three works by Antonio Martorell: Catálogo de objetos [Catalogue of Objects] (1974); White Christmas (1980); and Simplicity Patterns (1981). Catálogo de objetos is a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 805303

  • Exposición de carteles realizados en el taller del Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña bajo la dirección de Lorenzo Homar
    Squirru, Rafael, 1925-
    1972
    Argentine critic Rafael Squirru writes a critical review of an exhibition of posters held at the Taller de Gráfica [Graphic Art Workshop] of the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña (ICP) [Institute of Puerto Rican Culture]. This workshop was led by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 806353

  • Introducción
    Marrozzini, Luigi
    1963
    In 1963, a group exhibition of Puerto Rican graphic art was organized under the title: Exposición Colectiva de Grabados Puertorriqueños: Pequeña Retrospectiva [Small Retrospective]. Regarding the exhibition, the Italian art buyer Luigi Marrozzini [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863214

  • Introduction
    Roulet, Laura
    2000
    In this essay, independent curator Laura Roulet maintains that Puerto Rican artists Rafael Ferrer, Antonio Martorell, Papo Colo, Ernesto Pujol, Pepon Osorio, Dahara Rivera, Charles Juhasz, and Arnaldo Morales have advanced the practice of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 797556

  • La Bienal de Artes Gráficas de Puerto Rico
    Goldman, Shifra M., 1926-
    1987
    U.S. critic Shifra M. Goldman comments on the importance of the Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano y del Caribe [San Juan Biennial of Latin American and Caribbean Graphic Art] for Puerto Rico, Latin America, and the Caribbean. At the VII [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 852808

  • La colección gráfica Esso de Puerto Rico
    1980
    In 1973, Andrew Stasik, director of the Pratt Graphic Center, assembled a collection of Puerto Rican prints later acquired by the Exxon Corporation, which also sponsored an exhibition of the collection that traveled to major cities in the United [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 806115

  • La mirada ávida de Antonio Martorell
    Díaz Quiñones, Arcadio
    1984
    In this text, Puerto Rican literary critic and writer Arcadio Díaz Quiñones asserts that Antonio Martorell’s work analyzes and expresses a range of historical and social concerns. The breadth of Martorell’s artistic sensibility conveys a great [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 866532

  • Los salmos de Martorell
    Traba, Marta
    1972
    This essay by Argentine critic Marta Traba discusses Salmos[Psalms], the folderof verses by Nicaraguan poet Ernesto Cardenal with woodcuts by Puerto Rican artist Antonio Martorell. Traba praises this work, which she believes voices protest in a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 806325

  • Marta Pérez deja huellas en Casa Candina
    García Gutiérrez, Enrique
    1991
    In this essay, Puerto Rican critic Enrique García Gutiérrez discusses the nine reduction woodcuts by Marta Pérez García included in the exhibition Huellas held at Casa Candina, San Juan, Puerto Rico, in 1991. The author asserts that there is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 866395

  • Myrna Báez : carta de desciframiento para entender idiosincracia boricua
    Traba, Marta
    1976
    Marta Traba, the Argentine critic who lived in Puerto Rico for some time, claims that there is a form of Puerto Rican art that can be understood and recognized elsewhere. As examples, she mentions portraits by the Puerto Rican painter Francisco Rodó [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1061008

  • No es Contra-Bienal, pero...
    Cherson, Samuel B.
    1981
    In this essay, Samuel Cherson, a Cuban critic living in exile in Puerto Rico, discusses the exhibition organized by the Hermandad de Artistas Gráficos [Graphic Artists Association] featuring the artists who refrained from participating in the Quinta [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 867230

  • Pistas para un viaje [y] Casa Libre
    Abad, Celedonio
    1991
    In “Pistas para un viaje,” Puerto Rican critic Celedonio Abad discusses the three exhibitions of Martorell’s work held in 1991: the first at La Casa del Libro in San Juan; the second at La Casa del Peón Caminero in Cayey; and the third at the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 866570

  • Reflexiones sobre el arte regional
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011
    1979
    This article, written by the artist and essayist José A. Torres Martinó, explores the subject of regionalism in Puerto Rican art and its role in the early twentieth century, and discusses the regional-universalist expression of a group of artists [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 822527

  • Reglas del juego
    Díaz-Royo, Antonio
    1968
    In the catalogue to the exhibition Juegos de manos held at the Galería Colibrí in 1968, historian and biographer Antonio Díaz Royo discusses “sleights of hands,” the title of the show in which Puerto Rican artist Antonio Martorell exhibited [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863366

  • Salmos, comentarios para la ubicación
    Cros, Fernando
    1971
    In this brief essay, Puerto Rican writer Fernando Cros asserts that thus far artist Antonio Martorell’s major contribution to the graphic arts has consisted of three seminal works: the ABC de Puerto Rico [ABC of Puerto Rico] (1967–68), Juego de [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 857700

  • The Guagua Aérea : one-way or round trip?
    Roulet, Laura
    2000
    In this essay, independent curator Laura Roulet provides a biographical sketch of Rafael Ferrer, Papo Colo, and Antonio Martorell, all Puerto Rican-born artists who were the first generation of Puerto Rican artists to dedicate themselves to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 797616

  • Tres décadas de gráfica puertorriqueña
    Benítez, Marimar
    1983
    Puerto Rican historian and curator Marimar Benítez discusses the importance of the print—particularly of the linoleum variety—to artists of the 1950s. Social commentary, condemnation of living conditions among Puerto Ricans, and criticism of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 822323

  • Una muestra antológica de Antonio Martorell
    Tolentino, Marianne de
    1987
    In this essay, Marianne de Tolentino, the French critic and historian based in the Dominican Republic, tells about the Puerto Rican honoree at the VII Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano y del Caribe [7th San Juan Biennial of Latin [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 806185

  • VII Bienal
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011
    1986
    José Antonio Torres Martinó, a Puerto Rican artist and critic, states that Rufino Tamayo is in Puerto Rico for a retrospective exhibition that will revolve around the work of the Mexican painter. This show is one of the main events of the VII [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863195