Topic Descriptor: Postmodern×
  • [Reinventing Jimmy Green]
    Kovatch, Ron
    2001
    In this essay, Ron Kovatch explores how issues of relocation, assimilation, and identity are manifest in the group of sculptures by Raoul Deal presented in the installation Reinventing Jimmy Green. Inspired by his grandfather Eugenio Greco’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 840758

  • Arte Ambiental, arte pós-moderna, Helio Oiticica
    Pedrosa, Mário
    1966
    Critic Mário Pedrosa terms Hélio Oiticica’s recent work “post-modern,” given that he no longer relies on criteria established by Cubism, but rather on other innovative stimuli. In his judgment, this “post-modern” work begins a new cycle [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110622

  • Arte e ironía, picado fino : Miguel Harte-Marcelo Pombo
    1991
    This article reviews the Marcelo Pombo and Miguel Harte exhibition held at the ICI (Instituto de Cooperación Iberoamericana) del Centro Cultural de España during the months of April and May 1991. It describes the characteristics of the works of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 770148

  • Arte Guarango para la Argentina de Menem
    Restany, Pierre
    1995
    The question asked by French art critic Pierre Restany in this article is this: how is the political and general cultural context of the 1990s, characterized by the double presidential mandate of Carlos Saúl Menem, related to artistic productions? [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 769571

  • Artes plásticas no Nordeste
    Barbosa, Ana Mae Tavares Bastos
    1997
    Ana Mae Barbosa points out the consequence of the internal diaspora of visual artists from Northeastern Brazil toward the major centers (São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro) starting in the 1960s. In her opinion, those artists were better prepared for a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111417

  • Avatares del arte
    Gumier Maier, Jorge, 1953-
    1989
    This article is critical of the nature of contemporary art in Buenos Aires, referring specifically to the formal aspect of artworks, the roots of creative inspiration such as social or political issues, and the scope in terms of reception, among [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 768333

  • Balas privadas, corazones públicos
    Aguilar, José Hernán, 1952-
    1994
    “Balas privadas, corazones públicos” [Private Bullets, Public Hearts] (1994) by the Colombian critic José Hernán Aguilar (b. 1952) is a chapter from the book Nueva imagen [New Image], which presented an overview of sociopolitical and artistic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1091846

  • Bienal e participação... do povo
    Pedrosa, Mário
    1967
    This commentary by Mário Pedrosa centers on the large audiences that admired and interacted with the works exhibited at the IX São Paulo Biennial (1969). He states that: “art has ceased to be that distant and humorless thing, that terribly [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111108

  • De la evocación posmodernista a la ilusión moderna
    Silva, Carlos
    1997
    The critic Carlos Silva wrote a study of the work of the Venezuelan sculptor Edgar Guinand, pointing out two fundamental periods in his life in art. The first is defined by the writer in the visual arts context that follows the Latin American Post- [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1169271

  • Ejercicio de Lejanía
    Basualdo, Carlos, 1964-
    1996
    Carlos Basualdo links the works gathered in this exhibition, The rational twist [(New York: Apex Art, February, 1996) with the “memory” of Argentinean Concrete art; almost nonexistent, as such, for economically developed countries, since, at the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 769155

  • El absurdo y la ficción en una notable muestra
    López Anaya, Jorge
    1992
    The article reviews the exhibition by artists Jorge Gumier-Maier, Benito Laren, Omar Schiliro, and Alfredo Londaibere in the Espacio Giesso, which took place in August 1992. Besides briefly describing the works of each of the artists, it makes a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 768308

  • El arte de liberación y la praxis de la muerte
    Escobar, Elizam, 1948-
    1988
    Puerto Rican artist Elizam Escobar applies semiotic and Marxist theories to analyze social value in art occurring in an historical era that proclaims itself both postmodern and postcolonial. He observes that such discourse renders people oppressed by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 802830

  • El estatus del post-modernismo y el debate sobre lo nacional (or Who's Afraid of "Radical Statehood")
    Escobar, Elizam, 1948-
    1997
    Puerto Rican painter Elizam Escobar reflects on Postmodernism and the ideology and the proposal for a “radical statehood” set forth by some Puerto Rican thinkers. In his opinion, although Postmodernism did become institutionalized in Puerto Rico [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1051671

  • El Tao del Arte
    Gumier Maier, Jorge, 1953-
    1997
    In this text—the foreword to the exhibition catalog El Tao del Arte exhibition (Buenos Aires: Centro Cultural Recoleta, May 13–June 8, 1997)—, Jorge Gumier-Maier narrates how the conditions of the Centro Cultural Ricardo Rojas, “a place [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 769509

  • En el tamaño de su esperanza : Sebastián Gordín
    Lebenglik, Fabián
    1992
    Under the guise of an interview with visual artist Sebastián Gordín, this article sets out to review the exhibition that he presented in 1992 at the entrance to the ICI (Instituto de Cooperación Iberoamericana [Institute for Iberian-American [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 769817

  • Entrance
    García Canclini, Néstor
    1995
    The text “Entrance” serves as the introduction to the book, Hybrid Cultures: Strategies for Entering and Leaving Modernity, by Mexico-based Argentinean academic and anthropologist Néstor García Canclini. Written in 1995, the work rapidly became [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1126661

  • Hasper y Nigro : Dos artistas en el teatro
    Lebenglik, Fabián
    1989
    The article reviews the exhibition of Miguel Ángel Nigro and Graciela Hasper, developed in the hall of the Teatro de las Provincias, characterized by the author as a “place…doubly eccentric because of its location and the artists that it [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 764302

  • Iniciação à pintura brasileira contemporânea
    Navarra, Ruben
    1945
    This essay was included in the catalogue for the Exposição de Pintura Brasileira held in London in 1944. Organized by the critic Rubén Navarra, the show presented a broad selection of Brazilian paintings that covered the transition from the 1930s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 783222

  • La mirada del viejo mundo hacia el nuevo mundo
    Pontual, Roberto, 1939-
    1994
    In this article, Roberto Pontual ponders the concept of “discovery,” and discusses the development of a Latin American awareness that has been imposed from elsewhere. This external view establishes a sense of foreign domination that sees the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 807774

  • La peregrinación llega al centro : tendencias
    Lebenglik, Fabián
    1990
    The text informs about the curatorial characteristics, artists, and works that are presented at the exhibition organized by the Centro Cultural Recoleta (Buenos Aires), which is sponsored by Página/12 (Buenos Aires), under the title La vuelta al [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 764439

  • La puesta en escena internacional del arte latinoamericano: Montaje, representación.
    Richard, Nelly, 1948-
    1994
    The essay “La puesta en escena internacional del arte latinoamericano: montaje, representaciones” [The International Staging of Latin American Art: Assembly, Presentations], by the French-Chilean cultural critic Nelly Richard, is in the archives [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755084

  • La Traba moderna : arte latinoamericano e identidad, polémica del 65
    González, Julieta, 1968-
    2000
    This essay by the curator Julieta González is a preface to a book published by the Museo Alejandro Otero (2000) that collected articles related to the debate about “identity” in Latin America in 1965. The debate arose as a response to an article [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1162375

  • Los ruidos de la Conquista en la muestra del Centro Recoleta : con la reinauguración de la muestra sobre el descubrimiento de América, 40 artistas revisan 500 años
    Batkis, Laura
    1922
    This article reviews the exhibition La Conquista (Buenos Aires, Centro Cultural Recoleta, March 1992). It argues that “the response of the forty participating artists are varied. There is no unifying artistic trend.” It gives a detailed [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 769440

  • Mercados globalizados e cultura: cosmopolitismo pós-moderno
    Prysthon, Angela
    2002
    The journalist Angela Prysthon clearly differentiates modern from postmodern cosmopolitanism. In the modern form, the center/periphery dialectic prevails, and there are tensions between traditional reality and internationalist aspirations; the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111335

  • Os dois lados da arquitetura francesa pós-Beaubourg
    Arantes, Otilia Beatriz Fiori
    1998
    In this text, researcher Otília Arantes reflects on the impact of recent initiatives in France to restore the country’s position as a world center of twentieth-century cultural production. The projects undertaken and investments made form the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111216

  • Os novos museus
    Arantes, Otilia Beatriz Fiori
    1991
    Looking to her background in philosophy, Otília Arantes analyzes the transformations that have ensued in the relationship between the viewer and the work of art. Structural changes in museums, she argues, have given rise to “new museums” [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111217

  • Para todos los gustos : Fotos de Alberto Goldenstein
    Lebenglik, Fabián
    1991
    In this article, the art critic Fabián Lebenglik reviews Tutti fruti, the exhibition of works by the photographer Alberto Goldenstein at the Centro Cultural Ricardo Rojas (October–November 1991). He discusses the works and compares them, at a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 769302

  • Preface
    1997
    New World [Dis] Orders & Peripheral Strains: Specifying Cultural Dimensions in Latin American and Latino Studies is highly complex, largely due to its jargon laden dense text, but it is an indispensable and provocative document. Through words and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 781513

  • Preparados, listos, ya : largadas
    Lebenglik, Fabián
    1990
    This text is a brief summary of the characteristics of the works by the artists Santiago Spinosa, José Garófalo and Edgardo Lamelas, whom the author describes as “three young artists who are in the launching stage, consolidating their images with [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 770020

  • Símbolos de cambio : ¿qué pasó en el arte en esta década de los ochentas?
    Aguilar, José Hernán, 1952-
    1989
    In this retrospective article on Colombian art in the 1980s, critic José Hernán Aguilar condemns the unexpected turn that took place on the local art scene when Conceptualism gave way to “the artistic and ideological pluralism” prevalent in art [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1082825

  • The art liberation and the praxis of death
    Escobar, Elizam, 1948-
    1988
    Puerto Rican artist Elizam Escobar applies semiotic and Marxist theories to analyze social value in art occurring in an historical era that proclaims itself both postmodern and postcolonial. He observes that such discourse renders people oppressed by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 802815

  • Una recorrida desde Ezcurra hasta Londaibere
    Lebenglik, Fabián
    1991
    This article reviews a number of exhibitions, including Alfredo Londaibere’s show at the Centro Cultural Ricardo Rojas. The reviewer describes Londaibere’s work as “a nod to a variety of styles used in romantic landscape painting that includes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 769342