Topic Descriptor: posters×
  • [Letter] 1963 Octubre 30, México, D.F. [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916 - 2011
    In this letter, José Antonio Torres Martinó tells Lorenzo Homar that the Mexican artist Alberto Beltrán greatly enjoyed the book that Homar had sent him, and would like to publish it in El Gallo Ilustrado, the supplement put out by El Día (a left [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863651

  • [Letter] 1970 November 9, Madrid, Spain [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Zachrisson, Julio
    Panamanian artist Julio Zachrisson congratulates Lorenzo Homar on the poster he created for his exhibition. He also congratulates him on his selection as a member of the jury of the festival in Cali, Colombia. He asks Homar to talk to Luigi [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861514

  • [Letter] 1972 August 19, n.l. [to] Pedro Alcántara
    Homar, Lorenzo
    Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar apologizes for being so late with his preparations for the poster exhibition in Cali, Colombia. He comments that his work was not well received by the critics and he has doubts about himself when he finds out that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861476

  • [Letter] 1972 May 31, Cali, Colombia [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Alcántara, Pedro, 1942-
    Colombian artist Pedro Alcántara informs his Puerto Rican colleague Lorenzo Homar of the final date for the exhibition of posters and other graphic arts, entitled Homenaje a Puerto Rico. He also mentions the materials necessary for the workshop that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 825503

  • [Letter] 1974 Mayo 13, Cali [to] Lorenzo [Homar]
    Alcántara, Pedro, 1942-
    In this letter, Colombian printmaker Pedro Alcántara comments to Lorenzo Homar on the details of his trip to Puerto Rico for an exhibition of his work at the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña [Institute of Puerto Rican Culture] (ICP). Alcántara [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861980

  • [Letter] 1977 Enero 2, Miramar, Puerto Rico [to] Maritza [Uribe] y Gloria [Restrepo]
    Homar, Lorenzo
    As a gesture of affection, Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar offers Colombian artists Maritza Uribe and Gloria Restrepo comments on his contribution to a collection of posters at the Museo La Tertulia in Cali, Colombia. In exchange for his remarks, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 865350

  • [Letter] 1987 September 2, San Juan, Puerto Rico [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Alvarado Morales, Manuel
    Manuel Alvarado Morales, at the time the dean of the humanities faculty at the University of Puerto Rico, writes to Lorenzo Homar to thank him for the poster created in celebration of the centenary of the Spanish writer Zenobia Camprubí Aymar. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863785

  • [Letter] n.d., Miramar, Puerto Rico [to] Pedro Alcántara
    Homar, Lorenzo
    Lorenzo Homar congratulates the Colombian artist Pedro Alcántara on the excellent lithographs donated by the latter to the Museo del Grabado Latinoamericano [Museum of Latin American Prints] at the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña [ICP, Puerto [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 860160

  • Afiches de la Reforma Agraria : otra experiencia trunca
    Ruiz Durand, Jesús, 1940-
    In this article, the graphic artist Jesús Ruiz Durand describes his work as the author of the widely circulated posters and graphic material created to promote the cultural, political, and social reforms launched by the self-styled Gobierno [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1139386

  • Algunas notas sobre el cartel
    Homar, Lorenzo
    At the retrospective exhibition of his work held at the Museo de Arte de Ponce on April 13, 1978, Lorenzo Homar gave a talk entitled “Some Thoughts on Posters.” He discussed the importance of posters as a means of visual communication to the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 856527

  • Bracamonte : comunicación social
    This is a brief interview with designer José Bracamonte Vera whom in 1975 had won the National Cultural Award of Peru in the social communication category. He claimed he was an artist who designed posters because “graphic art, especially regarding [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1139371

  • Chicano poster art : interview with Rupert Garcia
    Maradiaga, Ralph
    This document is an interview between artist and guest curator, Ralph Maradiaga, and painter and poster artist, Rupert Garcia, both of who were founding members of the Galería de la Raza in San Francisco, California. The focus of the interview is on [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 803336

  • Chicano-Latino wall art : the mural and the poster
    Garcia, Rupert
    In this essay, artist and author Rupert Garcia focuses on two related modes of Chicano art: the mural and the poster. Garcia maintains that Chicano-Latino mural and poster art were both born out of the social upheavals of the 1960s and 1970s. Both [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 809445

  • Cuba : revolución y plástica
    Juan, Adelaida de
    The Cuban historian Adelaida de Juan discusses the changes and accomplishments in art and in the politics of art that were forged by the Cuban Revolution and that have been in place since 1959. She mentions famous artists whose work has changed; [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 815544

  • El cartel en nuestra historia del arte
    Ruiz de la Mata, Ernesto J.
    Puerto Rican critic Ernesto Ruíz de la Mata remarks that, in spite of the important role played by posters, it was not until 1964 that the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña [ICP, Puerto Rican Cultural Institute] organized the first exhibition of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 822351

  • En el Centro José Martí : mesa redonda sobre la gráfica y cartelística en Puerto Rico
    Báez Castro, Florencia
    Cuban journalist Florencia Báez Castro comments on “Gráfica y cartelística en nuestros días,” a roundtable on Puerto Rican art that took place in 1979 at the Centro José Martí. Puerto Rican artists Lorenzo Homar and Antonio Martorell, along [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 864180

  • Escuche a Herbert Read
    Federación Libertaria Argentina
    This document reports on “El anarquismo en la sociedad capitalista" [Anarchism in a Capitalist Society], the lecture given by Herbert Read at the offices of the Federación Libertaria Argentina [Libertarian Federation of Argentina] in Buenos Aires [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 770614

  • Exposición de carteles del 22 de febrero al 20 de marzo
    Fernández Ledesma, Gabriel
    In 1934, the La Sala de Arte [Art Hall] of the Departamento de Bellas Artes [Fine Arts Department] under the Secretaría de Educación Pública [SEP, Ministry of Public Education] issued an invitation to submit work for its first group exhibition of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785806

  • Exposición de carteles realizados en el taller del Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña bajo la dirección de Lorenzo Homar
    Squirru, Rafael, 1925-
    Argentine critic Rafael Squirru writes a critical review of an exhibition of posters held at the Taller de Gráfica [Graphic Art Workshop] of the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña (ICP) [Institute of Puerto Rican Culture]. This workshop was led by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 806353

  • Expresión del arte femenino : Las profesoras de Artes Plásticas preparan su 1ª exposición de carteles
    This article discusses the preparations for the first exhibition of “women’s” posters—an unprecedented event. The women artists involved were María Izquierdo, Dolores Álvarez Bravo, Cordelia Urueta, and the Peruvian Julia Codesido. The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 769980

  • La exposición de carteles comunistas
    Cuesta, Jorge
    In this article Jorge Cuesta writes about the difficulty in determining, at first sight, the artistic and educational value of the works in the exhibition of revolutionary posters organized by the Departmento de Bellas Artes de la SEP [Ministry of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 773453

  • La exposición de carteles en la Casa del Pueblo
    This document provides a bibliographic reference for the poster exhibition at the Casa del Pueblo [House of the People]—located in the historic center of Mexico City— where labor union assemblies and meetings took place. Rosendo Salazar, an [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 747811

  • La exposición de carteles revolucionarios
    This document is a bibliographic reference for the poster exhibition presented in Mexico City, which also traveled to other places in the republic. This document also refers to the opening of the exhibition in the city of Puebla in December 1934. In [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 747797

  • La exposición de carteles revolucionarios en Morelia
    This document contains a description of the inauguration of the 1935 poster exhibition in Morelia at the Centro Cultural Obrero [The Workers’ Cultural Center], which had previously been expropriated. It reproduces fragments of the speech by Roberto [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 747837

  • La mejor plástica de una nueva cultura : el afichismo cubano
    Bayón, Damián
    The Argentine critic Damián Bayón went to Cuba in July 1979 to interview Cuban architects Fernando Salinas, Roberto Segre, and Daniel Taboada. While he was in Havana, Bayón noticed that a governmental ban on private commerce had led to an absence [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 825078

  • Liliana Porter : Prints
    This is the poster for the exhibition Liliana Porter. Prints (New York: Van Bovenkamp Gallery, May 4–23, 1965). The poster announces the opening, the dates of the exhibition, and the address of the gallery. It also features an image of the artist [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772535

  • Lorenzo Homar y el cartel en el Taller del Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueño,1957-1972
    Tió, Teresa
    The Puerto Rican critic and historian Teresa Tió acknowledges the importance of the Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar, and discusses his evolution as a poster artist at the Taller de Gráfica del Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña (ICP) [ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 804977

  • Maestro tú estás solo contra: …
    Taller de Gráfica Popular (Mexico City, Mexico)
    This document is a flyer produced by the Taller de Gráfica Popular (TGP) [The People’s Graphic Workshop], with an engraving by Leopoldo Méndez that denounces the isolation and lack of teachers due to the reactionary wave of violence against them [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 822763

  • Manifestación Internacional Sintetista Actualizado
    Galería Manifestación Sintetista Actualizada
    This advertising flyer includes a list of the artists who participated in the Galería M.S.A. (Manifestación Sintetista Actualizada) [Manifestation of Synthetism Today] during the exhibition called the M.I.S.A. (Manifestación Internacional [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1061180

  • New York Graphic Workshop
    This is the poster for the New York Graphic Workshop exhibition presented at the Galería Plástica in Buenos Aires, sponsored by the Museo del Grabado [Print Museum] (October 10–29, 1966.) The poster announces the dates of the exhibition and lists [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772918

  • No estamos jodiendo y no es chiste
    Galería Manifestación Sintetista Actualizada
    This document is a pamphlet promoting an event organized by the MSA (Manifestación Sintetista Actualizada) group. The stamp with the logo of the Café de Vicente suggests that the event would take place at that venue. The pamphlet includes the names [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1062143

  • Non a la Biennale de São Paulo : dossier
    A drawing that circulated as a cover for the dossier which included several documents produced in connection with the support and organization of the Tenth São Paulo Biennial boycott. In this drawing the Latin American territory is firmly held [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774628

  • Oficio girado a los profesores de artes plásticas
    Calderon Puig, Ana María
    The Fine Arts Department of the Secretaría de Educación Pública [SEP, Ministry of Public Education] was the administrative body that grouped Mexican visual artists starting in the mid-1920s. Through this department, artists were linked to official [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785812

  • OPNI : objeto pequeño no identificado, 23.XI, Galería Quartier
    This is the poster for the OPNI (Objeto Pequeño No Identificado [Unidentified Tiny Object]) exhibition, a humorous reference to OVNI [UFOs, Unidentified Flying Objects] that posited an analogy between avant-garde art and a landing of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752687

  • Points of convergence : the iconography of the Chicano poster = Puntos de convergencia : la iconografía del cartel chicano
    Romo, Terecita
    In this bilingual essay, Chicana art historian and curator Tere Romo delineates three distinct periods of poster production, tracing the factors that shaped the development of iconography and visual styles, as well as the varying degrees to which [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 821382

  • Postmodernism : or why this is just another poster
    Noriega, Chon A., 1961-
    In this bilingual essay, Chon Noriega introduces the exhibition Just Another Poster? Chicano Graphic Arts in California/¿Sólo un cartel más? Artes gráficas chicanas en California, organized by the University Art Museum at the University of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 821174

  • Primer encuentro de Buenos Aires cultura 1968 : informe y debate
    Balbe, Beatriz
    This poster announces and promotes the Encuentro Cultura 1968 [Culture Encounter 1968] at the SAAP (Sociedad Argentina de Artistas Plásticos) headquarters located at 800 Florida Street. It makes known the breadth and depth of the support inspired by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 761339

  • Silk-Screen Posters by the Royal Chicano Air Force [RCAF]
    Cortez Koyokuikatl, Carlos
    In this article, Carlos Cortéz Koyokuikatl announces an exhibition of Movimiento Artístico Chicano’s (MARCH) collection of silkscreen posters by the Royal Chicano Air Force (RCAF) at the MO MING Dance and Arts Center Galleries in Chicago. He [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1074810

  • Teoría y elogio del cartel puertorriqueño
    Gaya Nuño, Juan Antonio
    Juan Antonio Gaya Nuño, a Spanish historian who lived in Puerto Rico, explains the difference between the poster and other art forms. He claims that whereas in other countries the poster is used mostly in the spheres of politics, and sales, in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 806437

  • Texto y contexto del cartel puertorriqueño = Content and context of the Puerto Rican poster
    Tió, Teresa
    Puerto Rican historian Teresa Tió offers a brief overview of the history of the poster in Puerto Rico, from the time it arrived on the island until 1985. She analyzes the importance of the Puerto Rican poster and how it can be used to study Puerto [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 822225

  • Two films
    The Divison of Community Education
    This document is a pamphlet with a reproduction of the poster entitled Modesta that Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar made for the Puerto Rican film of the same name. On the back of the pamphlet is a brief synopsis of the film in English, as well [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 866299