Topic Descriptor: sociology×
  • Advertencia
    Bomfim, Manoel José do, 1868-
    1903
    In this historical review written in the early twentieth century, Manoel de Bomfim discusses economic, socio-political, and cultural conditions in Latin America. His objective here is to analyze the various problems afflicting the Americas as they [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 776434

  • Amerique Latine
    Andrade, Mário de, 1893-1945
    1986
    Mário de Andrade reviews Amérique Latine, the book by the French sociologist André Siegfried, criticizing the author’s method which, in de Andrade’s view, takes a far too general approach that fails to grasp the complexities of this particular [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 807815

  • Arte, ciência e trópico
    Freyre, Gilberto, 1900-1987
    1980
    The five lectures given by Gilberto Freyre in his city of Recife and in São Paulo comprise this book. The one theme that tied all five lectures together was the imperative need to instill a tropical equatorial Portuguese Brazilian lifestyle. In a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110800

  • Arte, ciência social e sociedade
    Freyre, Gilberto, 1900-1987
    1958
    This is a speech given by Gilberto Freyre in Recife, the capital of the state of Pernambuco, on the twenty-fifth anniversary of theEscola de Belas Artes. In the speech, the author equates the economy and culture in importance, from which art and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110801

  • Arte, literatura e sociologia: em tôrno do problema da interpretação da vida e da arte como formas
    Freyre, Gilberto, 1900-1987
    1962
    This essay is about the proposal of the author Gilberto Freyre about the need for teaching the sociology of art within a planned fine art curriculum, highlighting the importance of this and anthropology. In his opinion, one must try to understand a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110802

  • Artes plásticas no século XX : internalização e modernidade
    Bueno, Maria Lucia
    1999
    In her text, Maria Lúcia Bueno follows the course of twentieth century visual arts, from modernity to globalization. She in turn probes the art world, relating art spaces and dissemination of art to their social context. Based on her analysis of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111309

  • As exposições internacionais de arte brasileira: discursos, práticas e interesses em jogo
    Fialho, Ana Letícia
    2004
    In this text, Ana Letícia Fialho analyzes the place of Brazilian art on the international art scene starting in the nineties. She argues that the “politically correct” discourse adopted by curators and other players on the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111313

  • Cultura audiovisual e arte contemporânea
    Ramos, José Mário Ortiz; Bueno, Maria Lucia
    2001
    This text analyzes the reorganization of cultural production, principally of an audiovisual and visual nature, in the context of globalization. Its authors examine the role of governmental policies in culture and the growing importance of culture in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111336

  • Da raça à cultura : a mestiçagem e o nacional
    Ortiz, Renato, 1947-
    1985
    This text is an analysis of the process through which black/white mixing ceased to be limited by the boundaries of nineteenth-century racial categories. This emerged in news commentary and studies of Brazilian culture. Based on those categories, this [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111332

  • Geopolítica da mestiçagem
    Alencastro, Luiz Felipe de
    1985
    This commentary looks at how miscegenation has changed and how the phenomenon is viewed: from racist criticism to its perception as a movement that promotes community exchanges and alliances, thus overcoming the stigmas associated with the concept of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111371

  • Globalização e cultura de mercado
    Bueno, Maria Lucia
    1999
    In her text, Maria Lúcia Bueno follows the course of twentieth century visual arts, from modernity to globalization. She in turn probes the art world, relating art spaces and dissemination of art to their social context. Based on her analysis of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1293520

  • Introdução
    Durand, José Carlos Garcia
    1989
    This is the introduction to a book that analyzes the formation of the arts system in Brazil from the late nineteenth century until the 1980s. In principle it discusses the development of the Brazilian art world from the country’s independence [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111400

  • La interpretación pesimista de la sociología hispanoamericana
    Mijares, Augusto, 1897-
    1938
    In this essay the historian Augusto Mijares criticizes the positivist theory that blames the caudillismo [leadership of ‘caudillos’ or local strongmen] trend spawned by the wars of independence on the particular idiosyncrasy of our Latin American [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 808595

  • Malasartes, um depoimento pessoal
    Brito, Ronaldo
    1983
    In this statement, Ronaldo Brito takes the opportunity to clarify that the journal he cofounded, Malasartes, marked a moment in the Brazilian art world where there were different meanings for the various cultural participants. In his opinion, the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111305

  • Mercado e internalização
    1999
    In her text, Maria Lúcia Bueno follows the course of twentieth century visual arts, from modernity to globalization. She in turn probes the art world, relating art spaces and dissemination of art to their social context. Based on her analysis of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1293496

  • Mundialização e cultura
    Ortiz, Renato, 1947-
    1994
    This book investigates the sociohistorical context of contemporary cultural production, emphasizing the role exercised by globalization and by “mundialização” (globalism) in this process. The author establishes a distinction between the two [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111331

  • O negro brasileiro nas artes plásticas
    Valladares, Clarivaldo Prado
    1968
    This text by Clarival do Prado Valladares is a critical analysis of black culture in the visual arts in Brazil from the colonial period through the sixties. The author places emphasis on the crucial role of Brazilians of African descent in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110431

  • O Recife e as artes plásticas
    Santos, Marcelo
    1978
    In this overview of the national art scene, Marcelo Santos notes that art in the state of Pernambuco is facing a difficult time, partly as a result of the migration of artists from northeastern to southern Brazil (mainly to São Paulo and Rio de [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110815

  • O Semeador e o ladrilhador
    Holanda, Sérgio Buarque de, 1902-
    1936
    In his book As Raízes do Brasil [Brazilian Roots] (1936), Sérgio Buarque de Holanda discusses the European settlement of the Americas, comparing the distinguishing features of the Spanish colonization from those of the Portuguese. The Spanish [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 807538

  • Os lugares da mestiçagem na arte contemporânea
    Borsa Cattani, Icleia
    1999
    This text investigates several meanings of the concept “place” in art: space/representation, interval of meaning, installation space, institutional space, and sociocultural space, emotional, symbolic or utopian (where the artwork is executed and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111348

  • Sociología del arte III : las socializaciones del arte
    Ayala Garcia-Duarte, Francisco, 1906-2009
    1946
    In this article, Spanish writer and critic Fernando Ayala García-Duarte provides a comprehensive theoretical discussion of the relationship between works of art and their specific social contexts, as well as how art can effect changes in the social [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1089660

  • Sociología y ontología a propósito del arte nuevo
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    1966
    This text summarizes the concepts presented by Jorge Romero Brest in relation to both the sociology and ontology of the new art. In order to pose the sociological question it appeals to David Riesman’s book titled La muchedumbre solitaria [The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 761944