Topic Descriptor: collages (visual works)×
  • ¡Que viva Manrique! : exposición semanal
    The article “¡Que viva Manrique!” [Hooray for Manrique!], written by the editorial team at the Bogotá newspaper El Espectador and published on April 16, 1996, referred to Pedro Manrique Figueroa. Precursor del Collage en Colombia [Pedro [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1185084

  • [Cuando un artista llega a tener cincuenta años, su estilo está generalmente marcado...]
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    Jorge Romero Brest, the art critic and director of the Centro de Artes Visuales [Center for the Visual Arts], writes about the style and attitude he sees in Antonio Berni’s work, discussing the changes that can be observed in the artist’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779908

  • [Decía en noviembre de 1969 con motivo de mi segunda exposición surrealista..]
    Berni, Antonio, 1905-1981
    In his essay in the catalogue for the exhibition titled Antonio Berni: oleos y collages [Antonio Berni: Oil Paintings and Collages] (Buenos Aires, Imagen Galería de Arte, 1974), Berni writes about the Surrealist influence in his work, and about his [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 775249

  • [El collage no se impuso todavía en Buenos Aires...]
    Parpagnoli, Hugo
    This text presents an argument in favor of collage as a visual arts medium in spite of the “poca importancia” [little importance] it had for the general public, as well as in regard to the disdain generated by the technique’s materials [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758587

  • [Esta muestra tiene características de exposición retrospectiva...]
    Kemble, Kenneth, 1923-
    Kenneth Kemble presents the works he created since 1956. He explains the collage from his point of view. arguing that the search for experimentation with application of new materials is fundamental in the new visual arts. Unlike the surrealist [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741334

  • [I have been asked to speak about...]
    Kemble, Kenneth, 1923-
    Kemble develops a historical and formalist view of art, both from a Western and Eastern perspective, to arrive at the stylistic evolution present in both the 20th century and in his own work, which he analyzes from inception and through his personal [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741307

  • [La aventura de Berni]
    Gassiot-Talabot, Gérald
    Gérald Gassiot-Talabot writes about discovering Antonio Berni’s work at the Venice Biennial, and describes the Ramona Montiel series. He speaks poetically about the artist’s Monsters, discussing the allegorical aspect of Berni’s production, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779935

  • [Lo llamábamos Ho Chi Min...]
    Monzón, Hugo
    Hugo Monzón welcomes León Ferrari to Buenos Aires on his return from exile. Monzón mentions the 1960s political art and Ferrari’s various forms of creative art making, describing his work by means of a concept: “module for repetition [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744359

  • [Para aquellos a quienes esta exposición pueda sorprender...]
    Kemble, Kenneth, 1923-
    Kenneth Kemble wrote the introduction for his exhibition at the Galería Pizarro. He mentioned “1954” as the inception of his work with collages created with extra-pictorial materials. Kemble analyzed, as well, the use of tin and rusty metals, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741363

  • Adriana Valdés : Roser Bru
    Valdés, Adriana, 1943-
    Adriana Valdés provides an in-depth review of Roser Bru’s body of work, arranged in three sections: “Materias” (Subjects), includes works produced since 1961, the year when she met Antoni Tàpies and started applying [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 747917

  • Algunas reflexiones sobre la pintura actual
    Vela, Rubén
    Rubén Vela writes about the relationship of Argentine artists to international art. He believes that Argentine artists are working on a purely aesthetic plane of creation. He studies the Juanito Laguna series in Antonio Berni’s work, previously [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779972

  • Antonio Berni
    Rozzisi, Miguel Angel
    Miguel Angel Rozzisi writes about Antonio Berni’s art as though it has overcome the decadence of the system. He maintains the existence of class warfare between the official culture and that of the people, with Berni as the representative for the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785457

  • Antonio Berni et les aventures de Ramona Montiel
    Ragon, Michel
    French art critic Miguel Ragon writes about Antonio Berni’s engraving technique, as well as the question of narrative in his work with regard to the development of his chief characters: Juanito Laguna and Ramona Montiel [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 780155

  • Antonio Berni incorpora el fotomontaje a sus diversificados mecanismos expresivos
    Antonio Berni states his position on hyperrealism; he mentions the work of his surrealist stage in order relate the mechanisms of creation for photomontage and the collages from his Juanito Laguna series [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785316

  • Arte : Antonio Berni (1922-1965)
    Safons, Horacio
    Horacio Safons reports on Antonio Berni’s exhibition at the Centro de Artes Visuales (Buenos Aires, 1965) at the Instituto Torcuato Di Tella, principally analyzing his Ramona Montiel series from a formal perspective and with regard to the nature of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779853

  • Artes plásticas : Kenneth Kemble
    Parpagnoli, Hugo
    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 : pinturas y “collages” de Kenneth Kemble
    Córdova Iturburu, C. (Cayetano), 1902-
    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

  • Barboza entre dos plazas
    Guevara, Roberto, 1932-1998
    In this review, Roberto Guevara discusses the exhibition Más duquesas y majas de la calle Carabobo, pinturas, dibujos, collages y acuarelas de Diego Barboza (Caracas: Galería Félix, 1987). Guevara explains that Barboza has returned to painting and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1154348

  • Berni : collages para el tercer mundo : de la mano de Juanito y Ramona
    This document is an interview with Antonio Berni in which he describes the relationship between the landscapes he painted in the 1950s and the collages of his Juanito Laguna and Ramona Montiel series. He also comments on some aspects of his engraving [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785377

  • Berni : la plena libertad
    In this interview, artist Antonio Berni explains his vision of North American culture, and contemporary art and techniques. He also speaks about his work in the print medium and his notion of realism [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785417

  • Berni y el mundo de Ramona Montiel
    Zaldívar, Eduardo
    Eduardo Zaldívar writes about the Antonio Berni exhibition at the Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, where the artist presented his series of prints on Ramona Montiel [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785440

  • Color y módulos en Mercedes Pardo
    Guevara, Roberto, 1932-1998
    This article by the critic Roberto Guevara is about 1 x 9: color de la serigrafía, the exhibition of works by the artist Mercedes Pardo at the Museo de Bellas Artes in Caracas. Guevara skims through the painter’s various earlier phases, and then [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155991

  • Competencia entre la realidad y el arte
    Hernández Rosselot
    In this essay, Hernández Rosselot claims that reality competes with art in Antonio Berni’s work. He writes about the materials Berni uses and reviews the collages in the Juanito Laguna and Ramona Montiel series. Rosselot goes on to compare Berni [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785336

  • Cuadros y exposiciones : óleos y collages de Kemble
    Hernández Rosselot
    Hernández Rosselot writes about an interview he had with Kenneth Kemble at the artist’s exhibition at Galería Lirolay (December 1960). While interviewed, Kemble discusses his passion for music and points out the three paths of his work: collage, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741632

  • Eclosiona un arte : acercamiento a la vida de Pedro Manrique Figueroa
    Ospina, Lucas, 1971-
    “Eclosiona un arte: acercamientos a la vida de Pedro Manrique Figueroa” [Emergence of an Art Form: Approaching the Life of Pedro Manrique Figueroa] by writer Lucas Ospina is the preface to the catalogue of Exposición de homenaje a Pedro Manrique [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1087990

  • El quebrantahuesos
    Lihn, Enrique, 1929-1988; Parra, Nicanor, 1914-2018; Jodorowsky, Alejandro, 1929-
    This was an interdisciplinary poetry project produced by Nicanor Parra in 1952. Parra worked with Enrique Lihn and Alejandro Jodorowsky to create Quebrantahuesos, a sheet of paper measuring 55 x 40 centimeters which they covered with newspaper [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752517

  • El último diálogo
    Vázquez, María Esther
    María Esther Vázquez interviews artists Antonio Berni and Raúl Soldi who speak of an artist’s commitment to his or her work, the opportunities that they came upon in their early careers, the risks faced by well-established artists, as well as [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 794522

  • Exposición César Moro
    Tenaud, Ricardo
    According to the author of this text, the works by César Moro on exhibit are aggressively disconcerting; indeed, there is “nothing to say about ‘things’ so removed from mainstream painting.” The author points out that, at this time, the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1293639

  • Las herejías de León Ferrari
    Jacoby, Roberto
    Roberto Jacoby — the conceptual artist, editor, and critic — analyzes León Ferrari’s work in terms of its political content and visual features, highlighting a number of aspects such as the relationship between the heretical and the erotic. He [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743820

  • Los pintores : Antonio Berni y la plástica nueva
    Graiver, Bernardo
    Argentine art critic Bernardo Graiver writes on the animated debates occasioned by the work of Antonio Berni, and proposes that it be reassessed. Graiver speaks of the nexus between aesthetics, ethics, and truth. He maintains that Berni’s work [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779885

  • Los trabajos prácticos de Nicanor Parra
    Mellado, Justo Pastor, 1949-
    In this article, Justo Pastor Mellado explores the immediate connections that Nicanor Parra created for objectual (object-based) drawing in his Trabajos Prácticos series on the occasion of his exhibition in Madrid. The author raises [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 753780

  • Manaure : Interacción de mitos
    Calzadilla, Juan, 1931
    In this text, the critic Juan Calzadilla develops his thoughts on the collages created by the Venezuelan painter Mateo Manaure. His analysis considers the start of the integration of photography into the visual arts in the early twentieth century. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1156811

  • Mateo Manaure
    Diehl, Gastón, 1912-
    In this text, French critic Gaston Diehl discusses the work of Venezuelan painter Mateo Manaure, specifically the group of works featured in the show Collages held at Galería Cuatro Vientos in 1954. Diehl praises the small and “humble” works in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1156491

  • Mercedes Pardo : working with the most beautiful of all illusions
    Pecins, Baiba
    In this article for The Daily Journal, Baiba Pecins writes about Mercedes Pardo on the occasion of the exhibition of her work at the GAN (Galería de Arte Nacional) in Caracas. The article is introduced by observations on luminosity and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1331379

  • News from nowhere
    Parra, Nicanor, 1914-
    Ronald Kay published this collection of works by Nicanor Parra in News from Nowhere, in the only issue of Manuscritos magazine (Santiago: Departamento de Estudios Humanísticos, Universidad de Chile, 1975). Kay underscores the value of these [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752533

  • Nota en Panorama
    Alberty, Boquio
    In this short article, the Puerto Rican artist Roberto Alberty, also known as “el Bochio,” explains that he currently uses frottages [rubbings], collages, and photomontages in his work, adding that he uses cigarette ash to create the frottages. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 823619

  • Smith Kenneth Kemble
    Parpagnoli, Hugo
    Kenneth Kemble responds to Hugo Parpagnoli’s questions about his preferences between artistic media and between painting and collage. In particular, Kemble discusses the creative process throughout his oeuvre [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741438

  • Uma arte que polemiza a Bíblia
    The review predicts heated future discussions over the Bible collages series known as Biblia Gofrada [Embossed Bible] exhibited by the artist. The writer refers to works in the exhibition in which León Ferrari uses images by old Masters that worked [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744059

  • Una entrevista
    Spagnou, Mireille
    The pamphlet for the solo show of works by Álvaro Barrios at the Galería Marta Traba includes a photo of the artist as a cutout figure; the document signed by the artist and the painter-witness Norman Mejía granting power to the art critic Marta [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1099636