Name Descriptor: Caballero Holguín, Luis, 1943-1995×
  • [El dibujo y el grabado han contando en el arte colombiano...]
    Serrano, Eduardo, 1939-
    The text, ¡Al Fin Pintura! (1976) [Painting, at Last!] was an introduction to the exhibition with the same name at the Galería Belarca in Bogotá, organized by Eduardo Serrano. This art critic emphasizes the acceptance of the drawing and the print [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1099111

  • [En los últimos años las instituciones culturales...]
    Jaramillo Jaramillo, Jorge
    The curator and cultural representative Jorge Jaramillo Jaramillo—who at the time was the director of the Galería Santa Fe at the Planetarium in Bogota—discusses several matters regarding the first edition of the Premio Luis Caballero [Luis [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1098466

  • [Los buenos pintores no saben hablar...]
    Caballero Holguín, Luis, 1943-1995; Hernández, José
    This extensive interview, which was motivated by journalist José Hernández’s curiosity about where Luis Caballero’s images come from, covers many topics: Caballero’s conception of art and painting; his sense of himself as Colombian; his view [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1088097

  • Actitudes transgresoras de una década
    González Aranda, Beatriz
    In this article, Beatriz González formulates a link between the defiant attitudes of Colombian artists and critics, and the international social change that occurred during the sixties. She reconstructs the Colombian context in which those attitudes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 860646

  • Boletín no. 94
    Museo de Arte Moderno La Tertulia
    This text is Boletín No. 94, issued in September 1976, included in the volume of Boletines No. 63 to 118 (January 1971 to December 1978), bound [and published] by the Museo de Arte Moderno La Tertulia in Cali. This was one of a series of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1093256

  • Cinco dibujantes
    Serrano, Eduardo, 1939-
    With the text, “Cinco dibujantes” [Five Draftsmen], Eduardo Serrano Rueda, Colombian art critic and curator, presented the exhibition 5 dibujantes. Astudillo/Caballero/Guerrero/ Jaramillo/Truss. The show opened in October 1975 at the Museo de [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 855717

  • Debate al arte nacional : responden Luis Caballero y Álvaro Barrios
    López de Barcha, Beatriz
    In an interview for Bogotá-based newspaper El Tiempo, Colombian artists Álvaro Barrios and Luis Caballero discuss their expectations for the art scene in the new decade (the eighties). They address specifically the lack of art criticism in Colombia [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1132837

  • El dibujo colombiano década del sesenta
    González, Miguel, 1950-
    In the text published in the foldout poster for the show El dibujo colombiano década del sesenta (1981), Miguel González argues that, in the sixties, drawing—whether produced by young artists or by well established figures from [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1099726

  • El Salón Nacional de Pintura : en el país de los ciegos, el tuerto es rey
    Alternativa (Bogota, Colombia ; 1974)
    “El Salón Nacional de Pintura: En el país de los ciegos, el tuerto es rey” is an interview-conversation between the editorial staff of the magazine Alternativa and four important figures in Colombian art of the seventies: Colombian-Cuban art [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1130434

  • Entrevista en blanco y negro con Luis Caballero
    Bayón, Damián
    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: 1223430

  • Es el cuerpo lo que yo quiero decir
    Caballero Holguín, Luis, 1943-1995
    The Colombian artist Luis Caballero explains his rejection of modern art and his preference for art that is an expression of life. He describes how his work is influenced by the culture and religion of his native Colombia, and refers to the role of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1088355

  • Los que son
    Traba, Marta
    This document is excerpted from the catalogue for Los que son [Those Who Are], the exhibition organized by Marta Traba at the Galería Marta Traba in Bogotá (May 3–16, 1968). The catalogue includes ten brief critical and biographical reviews of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1105063

  • Los signos del cuerpo
    Ponce de León, Carolina, 1955-
    This article discusses the work of the Colombian artist Luis Caballero from two different perspectives: one considers its common denominators; the other reviews its various phases ranging from his first solo show in Bogotá in 1966 to his mural at [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1088894

  • Luis Caballero
    Lucie- Smith, Edward
    This article contrasts the traditional nature of artist Luis Caballero’s studies in Paris, as well as his lifestyle and work, on the one hand, and the contemporariness of his paintings and drawings, on the other. English critic and art historian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1087966

  • Luis Caballero : la voluntad provocadora
    González, Beatriz, 1938-
    In this article, Colombian artist Beatriz González provides what she describes as a “history of [Luis] Caballero’s artistic choices.” She begins with an analysis of possible early Colombian influences on Caballero, including religious painting [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1080285

  • Luis Caballero : pinturas de los años sesenta
    Lucie- Smith, Edward
    In this article the English historian Edward Lucie-Smith presents what he calls a “background to the work” of the Colombian artist Luis Caballero. This background includes a review of Caballero’s artistic influences (for example, the Dutch [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1088860

  • Otra estación en el infierno
    Traba, Marta
    In this article, Marta Traba provides a critical analysis of the different stages of Luis Caballero’s career from the time he was awarded first prize at the Primera Bienal de Coltejer (held in Medellín in 1968) until 1980. Traba begins by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1088067

  • Panorama actual
    Rubiano Caballero, Germán, 1938-
    This chapter of the encyclopedia Historia del arte colombiano [History of Colombian Art] written by Germán Rubiano is divided into three parts. In the first part, Rubiano discusses the art that is referred to in the chapter and that he considers to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1131582

  • Propuesta para una doble lectura
    Traba, Marta
    The article “Propuesta para una doble lectura” is a statement of principle as well as a thesis that Marta Traba formulated on the occasion of an exhibition of Modern Colombian art in Paris. In this text, Traba provides a periodization of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1089871

  • Una entrevista con Luis Caballero
    Namer, Claude
    In an interview he gave in 1978, Luis Caballero discusses the role of the critic and the evolution of the visual arts in Latin America; gives his opinion on what art means; and reflects on his own work as well as on his influences. Caballero also [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1131759

  • Una mirada sobre el Salón
    Traba, Marta
    In this article, the theoretician Marta Traba critiques the 1978 Salón Nacional de Artistas. The Salón has been an annual fixture since 1940, and is considered the most important event on the Colombian visual arts calendar. In her article, Traba [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1104564