Topic Descriptor: color×
  • Patricia Van Dalen : color, fragmento y mediación
    Ramos, María Elena, 1947-
    Curator María Elena Ramos writes about the Venezuelan artist and graphic designer Patricia van Dalen, in relation to Color Fragmentado [Fragmented Color], an exhibition at the Sala Trasnocho Arte Contacto (Caracas, 2008). The text establishes an [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1168085

  • Discurso de apertura de Kurt Leonhard
    Leonhard, Kurt, 1910-
    In his review of Luisa Richter’s paintings, Kurt Leonhard lists the criteria that might be used to rate a work of art, such as its originality, openness, innovative expression, and “energy for change.” Leonhard studies her work, paying [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161064

  • Alirio Palacios : magia y maestría del grabado
    Montejo, Eugenio, 1938-2008
    Writer Eugenio Montejo introduces the graphic work of Alirio Palacios, a master whose work he deems on a level comparable to that of Armando Reverón. In Montejo’s opinion, Palacios was a major figure in Venezuelan art, especially in his treatment [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1154602

  • Vigas el de hoy : reflexiva evolución de la obra de ayer
    Vélasquez, Lucila, 1928-
    Lucila Velásquez begins this interview with a reflection on the role that experimentation plays in the creative process, especially that of an artist such as Oswaldo Vigas, the Venezuelan painter. Velásquez discards the experimental dimension of an [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1153202

  • Pintura : orígenes del color
    Vieco, Luis Eduardo
    In 1901, after having studied painting in Europe, Francisco Antonio Cano returned to Colombia and resumed his work teaching painting in Medellín. His students included Luis Eduardo Vieco, who wrote these notes on Cano’s lessons, chiefly on color [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1100285

  • Cor e estrutura-cor
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    The critic Ferreira Gullar discusses the result of the I Exposição Neoconcreta as he reviews the works shown by Aluísio Carvão and Hélio Oiticica. He mentions the novel approach taken by both artists in their use of the exhibition space, and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1091219

  • Soto : estructuras cinéticas
    Soto, Jesús Rafael, 1923-2005; Museo de Bellas Artes (Venezuela)
    This text by writer Guillermo Meneses is divided into three parts. The first discusses the characteristics of Jesús Rafael Soto’s work, his exceptional skill and talent as an artist, and his perseverance, which allowed him to overcome a number of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1059619

  • [Notas] 26 de abril de 1974, 27 de abril de 1976. Notas sobre el color en la pintura.
    De Romero, Ralph
    Ralph de Romero, a Puerto Rican artist born in New York, tells us about his experiences as a painter. He says his creative experience is spontaneous and that his painting becomes the tangible evidence of that experience. De Romero also notes the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863005

  • Cruz Diez : el acontecimiento color
    Popper, Frank, 1918-
    This essay by historian Frank Popper is written within the framework of the thirty-fifth Venice Biennale. The author’s thesis stems from the idea that an artist such as Carlos Cruz-Diez creates “situations,” which cause a series of effects that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861671

  • [Pronto hará ocho años que Carlos Cruz-Diez...] = [Voici bientôt huit ans que Carlos Cruz-Diez]
    Clay, Jean
    In this essay, Jean Clay reviews Fisicromías, the series of works by Carlos Cruz-Diez, and analyzes them from various perspectives. Clay discusses the evolution of the artist’s techniques, examining them through a prism of aesthetic principles. He [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 858602

  • Discurso inaugural
    Vordemberge-Gildewart, Friedrich
    The text reproduces the inaugural speech delivered by Vordemberge-Gildewart on October 2, 1953, for the opening of the exhibition Grupo de Artistas Modernos Argentinos [Modern Artists Group of Argentina] at the Stedelijk Museum of Amsterdam. The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 763116

  • [Hubiera querido escribir sobre Paternosto y Puente...]
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    In this document, the art critic Jorge Romero Brest writes about the work of César Paternosto and Alejandro Puente, discussing the concepts of color and image. Romero Brest emphasizes the treatment of the irregular frames that simultaneously suggest [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762947

  • Ensayo de Paul Klee
    Klee, Paul
    This article includes the text of the speech given by Paul Klee as he presented his work at the Museum of Jena in 1924, in which he discussed the plastic qualities and the content of the works. Klee referred to the importance of the dimension of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 757517

  • [Letter] 1972 Agosto 1, Minturno [to] Libero [Badii]
    Paparella, Aldo
    Aldo Paparella writes to Libero Badii about formal aspects like color use, as well as comments about Western civilization. He mentions his trips both to Rome and to Formio and offers opinions about the valuation of the drawing [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754176

  • Ensayo de Paul Klee
    Klee, Paul
    This essay includes the text of the speech given by Paul Klee as he presented his work at the Museum of Jena in 1924. Klee explained the relationship between the colors, lines, values, and so forth, of a painting based on a comparison with an image [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743050

  • Un aspecto de la superposición
    Rothfuss, Rhod
    This article analyzes the issue of superimposition as regards forms, colors, and hues. In terms of form, Rothfuss refers to three types of superimposition: total, partial, and the type that occurs when one item slides over another [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 732180