Name Descriptor: Galería Lirolay (Buenos Aires, Argentina)×
  • [Letter] 1964 Abril 9, Roma [to] León [Ferrari]
    Alberti, Rafael, 1902-1999
    1964
    Rafael Alberti discusses the proofs of the drawings for Escrito en el aire [Written in the Air] as well as other matters concerning the publication of the book. He mentions Ferrari’s exhibition at the Lirolay Gallery (April 1 – 15, 1964), and his [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743767

  • Argentina's band of the damned
    Kemble, Kenneth, 1923-
    1961
    Kenneth Kemble writes about Luis Alberto Wells and Rubén Santantonín and considers them to be artistas malditos [“maudit”] artists presenting an innovative art; although, it was difficult for the public attending at Galería Lirolay to digest [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741097

  • Arte : Ortopedia, humor y algunas obsesiones
    1964
    This article describes the characteristics of the works included in the exhibition Sexteto [Sextet] (Buenos Aires: Galería Lirolay, 1964) and reprints the artists’ opinions regarding the show’s classification as Pop art, a term that was used by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760919

  • Arte destructivo
    Kemble, Kenneth, 1923-
    1961
    Kenneth Kemble tackles the authorship of an idea of destructive art, which is more an experimentation than an -ism. In his view, destructive art evokes the diversity of man’s essential needs: destruction as emotion, the pleasure and the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741463

  • Arte destructivo : Barilari, Kemble, López Anaya, Roiger, Seguí, Torrás, Wells
    Galería Lirolay (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
    1961
    Invitation card for the show Arte Destructivo [Destructive Art]. It is relevant to understand the formal mechanisms of the artistic milieu activated by artists in order to promote the exhibition. Thus exaggerating the show’s radical impact facing [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741505

  • Artes plásticas : Kenneth Kemble
    Parpagnoli, Hugo
    1960
    The critic Hugo Parpagnoli describes the ongoing condition of expression and the different processes undertaken by Kenneth Kemble throughout his career. In his opinion, Kemble’s recent works transform pre-manufactured objects into constituent [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741643

  • Artistas y exposiciones : la singular exposición de arte destructivo
    Córdova Iturburu, C. (Cayetano), 1902-
    1960
    Cayetano Cordóva Iturburu gives a positive critique of the Destructive art exhibition due to its intelligent organization of the artworks, as well as for the expanded interpretation of art as either life blasted experience or a new poetics [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741878

  • Artistas y exposiciones : pinturas y “collages” de Kenneth Kemble
    Córdova Iturburu, C. (Cayetano), 1902-
    1960
    Cayetano Córdova Iturburu wrote a highly favorable review of the exhibition by Kenneth Kemble at Galería Lirolay. He praised the artist’s ability and training and discussed the text found in the artist’s exhibition catalogue, in which he [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741619

  • Calendario : Arte : "Pop Art"
    1964
    This text relates to the exhibition 6 artistas en Lirolay [Six Artists at Lirolay]. Sexteto [Sextet] held at Galería Lirolay (Buenos Aires) in January and February of 1964. It asserts that works by “exponen los campeones nacionales del pop-art, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760906

  • Destruction is new art form : seven Argentines wreck their way to creativity
    Cox, Robert John, 1933-
    1961
    Robert Cox writes that, in the exhibition Arte Destructivo at Galería Lirolay, the artists have created a smart form of displaying destruction, as the antithesis of creation. He refers to both the sale of the works and the participation of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741863

  • Hoy a mis mirones
    Santantonin, Rubén
    1961
    In this text-manifesto, argentine artist Rubén Santantonín presents the conceptual principles of his work. “No pretendo unir pintura con escultura. Trato de colocarme lejos de esas dos disciplinas en cuanto pueden ser método, sistema, medio. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758617

  • It's a woman's week in art
    Kemble, Kenneth, 1923-
    1961
    Kenneth Kemble writes about the exhibitions taking place in several galleries. By observing the works of five female artists, he is able to analyze the variables in Argentinean art at that moment. Based on a formal analysis of this production, he [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 740918

  • Kenneth Kemble : collages y óleos
    González Tuñon, Raúl, 1905-1974
    1960
    Raúl González Tuñón negatively critiques the use of materials within the compositional strategy employed in Kenneth Kemble’s works. The critic regards Kemble’s compositions as a mere nonsense around aesthetic research [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741606

  • Looking at dishcloths : critic B. J. finds there´s more to this art business than mere paint when he goes-
    Barry, James
    1960
    This article is an ironic commentary written by James Barry that negatively refers to the peculiar nature of the works exhibited at Galería Lirolay. Barry focuses on both the assortment of materials used by Kenneth Kemble and the prizes reached by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741580

  • Objetos despachurrados : feria de arte destructivo
    Azcoaga, Enrique
    1961
    Enrique Azcoaga offers a negative critique of the exhibition of destructive art, which he describes as artistically mounted garbage heap, a crude stage, literal and pompier. He outlines the differences between this trend with both Dadaism and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741477

  • Semana del arte avanzado en la Argentina
    Centro de Artes Visuales (Instituto Torcuato Di Tella)
    1967
    Schedule of activities and exhibitions for the Semana de arte avanzado [Advanced Art Week] in Argentina. The following entries stand out in the program: Experiencias visuales 1967 [the 1967 Visual Practices], the shows of Ernesto Deira (1928-86) and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762845

  • Señales de vida
    1968
    This text is an article regarding the exhibition put forward by a group of artists from Rosario (Graciela Carnevale, Lía Maisonnave, Noemí Escandell and Fernández Bonina) at the Galería Lirolay [in Buenos Aires] in June 1968. According to the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760312

  • Why the Prize Show Was Disappointing
    Kemble, Kenneth, 1923-
    1960
    Kenneth Kemble writes that the Palanza Award was a disappointment because those who were invited to participate, the great majority of them, showed works of a lesser quality; also, he believes that a shift in the public’s aesthetic taste has taken [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 740838