Name Descriptor: Davila, Juan, 1946-×
  • Arte en Chile de veinte, treinta años
    Oyarzún Robles, Pablo, 1950-
    1999
    In this article Pablo Oyarzún provides a critical review of the art produced over the course of three decades. He notes the lack of a tradition that could bear witness to and interpret art production in Chile. From the early twentieth century& [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745095

  • Crítica; historia. Sobre el libro Márgenes e Instituciones de Nelly Richard
    Oyarzún Robles, Pablo, 1950-
    1987
    This is Pablo Oyarzún’s critical review of Nelly Richard’s book Márgenes e Instituciones (Margins and Institutions). He acknowledges her role in the field of Chilean art and her contributions to a new approach to art [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741255

  • Cuerpo sin alma : acerca del mecanismo de la cita en el materialismo pictórico de Juan Dávila
    Richard, Nelly, 1948-
    1983
    Nelly Richard writes about Juan Domingo Dávila’s paintings, which rely on quotes, referring to the concept of “bodies” in each of the nine sections in the text. Richard explains how quotes can dismantle the whole and, with it [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 730158

  • El caso "Simón Bolívar" : o el arte como zona de disturbios
    Richard, Nelly, 1948-
    1994
    In this essay “El caso Simón Bolívar o el arte como zona de disturbios” (The Simón Bolívar Case, or Art as a Site of Civil Unrest), Nelly Richard addresses the outrage expressed in the Santiago press and by the general [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 756001

  • Escena de Avanzada
    Mellado, Justo Pastor, 1949-
    1997
    Justo Pastor Mellado discusses the Escena de Avanzada twenty years after Nelly Richard coined the term. Though it originally had militant undertones, the term evolved into a historical category. It applied to a set of texts and artworks that Richard [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 756828

  • Intertexto
    Richard, Nelly, 1948-
    1985
    This text by Nelly Richard is based on a collection of quotes, which trace an argumentative arc that express her ideas about the exhibition she is reviewing. She also discusses certain situations in the art field at the time that show how the first [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 734686

  • La disputa de la cita bíblica
    Mellado, Justo Pastor, 1949-
    1983
    In this review of an exhibition of works by Juan Domingo Dávila, the curator and art critic Justo Pastor Mellado posits a connection between the artist’s work and three critical works (by Eugenio Dittborn, Carlos Altamirano, and Gonzalo [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 730683

  • La regresión de la situación cultural
    Dávila, Juan, 1946-
    1983
    In this essay, Juan Domingo Dávila presents a critical overview of painting in general and a more specific discussion about his own work. He addresses two issues. First, he claims that the “return to painting” is an expression of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 731457

  • Lástima que seas una rota
    Eltit, Diamela, 1949-
    1996
    In her catalogue essay for Rota, the exhibition of works by Juan Domingo Dávila, Diamela Eltit presents an overview of Dávila’s painting, claiming that it always involved a convergence of multiple signs, references from different [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 731868

  • Love o la cita infectada
    Richard, Nelly, 1948-
    1988
    In her review of Love, a 1988 painting by Juan Domingo Dávila, Nelly Richard refers to ideas she had previously explored in La cita amorosa, jointly published with the artist a few years earlier. Harking back to that publication allows the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 734844

  • Return to the pleasurable=La vuelta a lo placentero
    Richard, Nelly, 1948-
    1986
    Nelly Richard focuses on a number of artists as part of her assessment of the status of painting in Chile during the 1970s and 1980s. She discusses a selection of works by a group of artists who take a critical approach to the painting tradition, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743686

  • Todo fuera de contexto : todo fuera de contexto es el efecto de una cita
    Oyarzún Robles, Pablo, 1950-
    1985
    Unable to refer specifically to the works that would be shown at the exhibition about which he was attempting to write, Pablo Oyarzún, the Chilean essayist and an authority on philosophy, discusses the idea involved in the term “context& [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 734699