Name Descriptor: Díaz Vargas, Miguel, 1886-1956×
  • Carrera del artista
    Díaz Vargas, Miguel, 1886-1956
    1953
    This obituary of Pedro Alcántara Quijano Montero was written by his friend and colleague at the Escuela de Bellas Artes of Bogotá, Miguel Díaz Vargas. The text highlights the romanticism, ornate style, and meticulousness of Alcántara Quijano [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1083744

  • Clasicismo, romanticismo y academicismo
    Zalamea, Jorge, 1905-1969
    1936
    This is the text of the lecture given in October 1934 by the writer Jorge Zalamea at the Teatro Colón in Bogotá on the occasion of the exhibition of works by the painter Ignacio Gómez Jaramillo. The essay begins with a general discussion on the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1089276

  • El V Salón de artistas colombianos : variaciones sobre el arte y la crítica en Colombia
    Ariza, Gonzalo, 1912-
    1944
    Colombian artist Gonzalo Ariza addresses three issues in this article. First, the fifth edition of the Salón Nacional de Artistas, which he describes as a “success” in terms of attendance, the participating artists, and the quality of the works [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134662

  • En la exposición de pintura de Miguel Díaz Vargas
    Acuña, Luis Alberto, 1904-1994
    1934
    This review, written by the Colombian artist and historian Luis Alberto Acuña, refers to an exhibition of works by Miguel Díaz Vargas at the Sociedad Colombiana de Ingenieros [Colombian Society of Engineers] in 1934. Acuña begins by praising the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1132192

  • Exposición de pintura en el parque de la independencia
    Pizano, Roberto, 1896- 1929
    1923
    In this article written in 1923, Roberto Pizano analyzes the specificities of a painting exhibition held at the Parque de la Independencia in Bogotá that brought together work by a large number of local artists. Pizano used the exhibition as an [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1079127

  • La Escuela de Bellas Artes y la Exposición Nacional de Pintura
    Grillo, Max, 1868-
    1918
    In this text, art critic Maximiliano (Max) Grillo discusses the importance and the history of the Escuela de Bellas Artes [Fine Arts School], an institution severely diminished due to indifference and neglect on the part of the government. Since both [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1098014

  • Miguel Díaz V.
    Cano, Francisco Antonio, 1865-1935
    1930
    In this article, Colombian artist Francisco Antonio Cano discusses the new aspects of fellow Colombian Miguel Díaz Vargas’s most recent production, as well as his participation in a number of exhibitions in Spain. Cano also speaks of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 860586

  • Ni auge ni decadencia : desarrollo progresivo
    Moreno Clavijo, Jorge, 1921-
    1946
    In this article, artist and critic Jorge Moreno Clavijo contemplates the question of whether Colombian art is at its height or in a state of decline. To answer that question, he calls on artists Erwin Kraus, Gonzalo Ariza, Alipio Jaramillo, Luis [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134289

  • Nuestros artistas : Miguel Diaz V.
    Amaya Rubio, Eduardo
    1923
    It appears that this interview with Colombian artist Miguel Díaz Vargas by Colombian writer Paco Miró (pseudonym for Eduardo Amaya Rubio) took place during a visit to the artist’s studio. In relation to Díaz Vargas’s works, Miró, a journalist [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 860222