Topic Descriptor: academicism×
  • [Letter] 1913 Noviembre 11, Carlos M. Herrera [to] Martín Lasala, Comisión Directiva del Círculo de Bellas Artes
    Herrera, Carlos María
    1913
    As the director of the Círculo de Bellas Artes School in Montevideo, painter Carlos María Herrera wrote this letter to Martín Lasala, the president of that institution’s board, with a number of proposals, chief among them was the elimination of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1230195

  • 5° Manifiesto treintatrentista : Contra los académicos : los covachuelistas : los salteadores de puestos públicos : En general contra toda clase de sabandijas y zánganos intelectualoides
    Grupo de Pintores 30-30!
    1928
    In this manifesto, the ¡30-30! collective of painters announced that its struggle against academism was once again alive and thriving. The reason for this was that the president’s office of the Escuela de Bellas Artes [School of Fine Arts] [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 786596

  • Clasicismo, romanticismo y academicismo
    Zalamea, Jorge, 1905-1969
    1936
    This is the text of the lecture given in October 1934 by the writer Jorge Zalamea at the Teatro Colón in Bogotá on the occasion of the exhibition of works by the painter Ignacio Gómez Jaramillo. The essay begins with a general discussion on the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1089276

  • El arte peruano antiguo como elemento de afirmación racial : los cuadernos de dibujo de Elena Izcue
    Portal, Magda
    1927
    This article was written by the Peruvian politician and writer, Magda Portal, focusing on the work of the artist, Elena Izcue. In Portal’s opinion, looking at the past would not represent a step backward, since the past is where we find the promise [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1126113

  • Ensayo sobre la pintura peruana contemporánea
    Pereira, Raúl María, 1916-2007
    1942
    In this essay, Peruvian art critic and diplomat Raúl María Pereira provides an overview of Peruvian painting from the first half of the twentieth century. While the author praises the first generation of academic painters, he believes that their [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1293152

  • Jean Dubuffet o la poética de lo desagradable
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1953
    This article analyzes Jean Dubuffet’s work within the framework of the trend it demonstrates to those artists concerned with the very essence of painting. Pellegrini stresses that for this French artist, art without spontaneity is impossible [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745484

  • Lihn y Pablo Burchard, borrando a Europa
    Risco Neira, Ana María, 1968-
    2004
    This article by Ana María Risco was included in her book Crítica situada. The latter was originally written as an academic thesis in which she explored the network of authors with whom Enrique Lihn communicated in the field of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 753819

  • Lo pictórico, lo fotográfico y lo “pompier”
    Pereira, Raúl María, 1916-2007
    In this text, Raúl María Pereira rejects the notion of sincerity—a value as arbitrary as it is ungraspable—as privileged category in artistic creation. He upholds, rather, the duty born of “today’s agonizing mindset”—the search for the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1289806

  • Notas de arte : una carta de José Sabogal. Próxima exposición de las obras del artista
    Solari, Carlos, 1883-1932
    1921
    In his letter to the art critic Carlos Solari (alias “Don Quijote”), the painter José Sabogal expresses his appreciation for kind words about his work, but challenges two points made by Solari. The first concerns the impression that he is a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1139878

  • Presencia del Perú en la nueva pintura
    Rouillon, Guillermo, 1917-1978
    1943
    In his article, Guillermo Rouillón deplores the dismissal of José Sabogal from his position as director of the ENBA (Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes). According to Rouillón, Sabogal is undoubtedly “the promoter and guide of Peru’s entry into [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1140838

  • Un acontecimiento, una opinión : la pintura en el XXIII Salón
    Siqueiros, David Alfaro
    1933
    David Alfaro Siqueiros critiques the paintings of the 23rd Fine Arts Salon (Buenos Aires) as works imitative of past European painting. The artist defines the event as a colonial art show, with gullible themes and devoid of technique, as well as with [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 763426