Topic Descriptor: contests×
  • ¡Pop!
    Valdivia Portugal, Alberto, 1947-
    1969
    This is a brief letter from the writer Alberto Valdivia Portugal to Caretas magazine about the first prize recently awarded at the painting competition organized by the Festivales de Ancón. After (apparently) congratulating the winner, Luis Zevallos [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142123

  • ¿Plagio o lícita búsqueda de lo bello?
    Castrillón, Alfonso, 1935-
    1969
    Alfonso Castrillón weighs in on the controversy that erupted over Motociclista No. 3, the painting by Luis Zevallos Hetzel that won first prize at the Festivales de Ancón (a resort on the outskirts of Lima). The uproar began when the Lima magazine [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142187

  • [A principio de mes para el Di Tella...]
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1965
    León Ferrari sketches his idea for the Christ mounted on a fighter jet for the piece he submitted to the Torcuato Di Tella Institute’s 1965 National and International Prize. This work would be known as Civilización Occidental y Cristiana [Western [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743800

  • [Carta de renuncia a la Mención Honrosa otorgada en el Concurso de Pintura Nacional sobre Túpac Amaru]
    Cajahuaringa, José Milner, 1932-
    1971
    With this letter, Peruvian painter Milner Cajahuaringa rejects the honorable mention granted his work at the Concurso Nacional de Pintura [National Painting Contest] organized by the so-called Gobierno Revolucionario de las Fuerzas Armadas in 1970, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141759

  • [Después del Di Tella...]
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1966
    León Ferrari notes that he has not produced any other works since the Torcuato Di Tella Institute’s 1965 National and International Prize. Ferrari explains that he has been busy working on his book, Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words], which [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743801

  • [Empiezo a trabajar para el Di Tella...]
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1965
    León Ferrari prepares a sketch to send to theTorcuato Di Tella Institute’s 1965 National and International Prize [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743799

  • [I have often been questioned why the concern over which...]
    McCloud, James F.
    1962
    This is the introduction to the 1st Latin American Art Biennial delivered by James F. McCloud, the President of the Biennial, at the opening of the event on June 26, 1962, at the Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes “Emilio A. Caraffa” in Córdoba, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 777774

  • [Le ruego a usted el texto siguiente ya que la Presidenta de Ateneo Puertorriqueño,...]
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1954
    Lorenzo Homar believes that the jury of the Ateneo Puertorriqueño’s art competition—Ketty Rodríguez Benítez, Harold Lasky, and Osiris Delgado—acted irresponsibly in rejecting four of the eight prints presented. One of the rejected works was [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861652

  • [Letter] 1954, San Juan, Puerto Rico [to] Presidenta del Ateneo y a los miembros del Jurado de selección
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1954
    Lorenzo Homar believes that the jury of the Ateneo Puertorriqueño’s art competition—Ketty Rodríguez Benítez, Harold Lasky, and Osiris Delgado—acted irresponsibly in rejecting four of the eight prints presented. One of the rejected works was [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861903

  • [Participé en el premio Braque de dibujo...]
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1965
    León Ferrari outlines his involvement in the Braque Drawing Prize and develops several sketches to be sent to the Torcuato Di Tella Institute’s 1965 National and International Prize [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743798

  • 113 cuadros avaluados en seis milliones : Roberto S. Matta ganó el primer Gran Premio Festival de Pintura : Chávez obtuvo premio de pintura peruana
    1966
    This short newspaper article discusses the results of the first Festival Americano de Pintura, held in October to November (Lima, 1966). The Chilean painter Roberto Matta won the First Grand Prize (three thousand dollars) for his work Grande decoraci [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142692

  • Álvaro Núñez Rebaza ganó concurso para monumento a Túpac Amaru en el Cuzco
    1971
    This is the first article on the award bestowed to Álvaro Núñez Rebaza by the Tercer Concurso Nacional, the artist selected to erect a monument to Túpac Amaru II, the indigenous forefather of the independence of Peru, at the Plaza de Armas del [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1139088

  • Artes plásticas : dos pintores del concurso Di Tella
    Parpagnoli, Hugo
    1963
    Hugo Parpagnoli recounts the public controversy provoked by the Premio Di Tella awarded to the works of Luis Felipe Noé and Rómulo Macció, both members of the group Otra Figuración [Other Figuration]. Parpagnoli reflects that these works were [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 792447

  • Comisión Nacional del Sesquicentario de la Independencia del Perú : resultado del concurso para el monumento a Túpac Amaru
    Pons Muzzo, Gustavo, 1916-2008
    1972
    This document is the official assessment of the projects submitted to the Cuarto Concurso Nacional [Fourth National Contest], organized in order to erect a monument to José Gabriel Condorcanqui, Túpac Amaru II, indigenous forefather of Peruvian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1139103

  • Con salvedad de un jurado, Salcedo ganó el primer premio : concurso de pintura Dante
    1966
    This article reports on the jury’s decision in the Dante Alighieri painting competition sponsored by the Italian Embassy in Colombia in1966. It also mentions the origins of the controversy that arose between the Italian Embassy’s representative, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1092428

  • Concurso de grabado para edición : bases
    Club de Grabado de Montevideo
    1977
    This document consists of the submission guidelines for the print competition held in 1978 on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Club de Grabado in Montevideo. The topics covered by the guidelines include the type of prints [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863481

  • Concurso de pintura tema : “La Madre” : Convocatoria
    1958
    The Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes (INBA) and the Organizing Committee of the III Congreso Latinoamericano de Ginecología y Obstetricia [3rd Latin American Obstetrics and Gynecology Conference] organized an art contest as one of the cultural [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 775015

  • Concurso permanente de dibujos proletarios
    1925
    Inspired by the native talent of Mexican workers and peasants and their love of the visual arts, El Machete invited these two segments of their audience to be the sole participants in an ongoing drawing contest. The Sindicato de Pintores y Escultores [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 764161

  • Convocan a concurso : monumento a Túpac Amaru se levantará en el Cuzco
    1970
    This is the first invitation to submit proposals to the official competition that was organized to design a statue of Túpac Amaru II, the indigenous hero of Peruvian independence, in the Plaza de Armas in Cuzco, where he was executed. The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1053438

  • Convocan a concurso de pintura para perpetuar la imagen plástica del mártir José Gabriel Condorcanqui
    1970
    On September 10, 1970, this call for submissions to the Concurso Nacional de Pintura was published in the government backed newspaper, El Peruano. The aim of the competition was to perpetuate the image of the forefather of Peruvian independence, Jos [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 865422

  • Convocan nuevo concurso para erigir monumento a Túpac Amaru : en el Cuzco
    1971
    The synopsis and the annotations in English are coming soon. However, our bilingual readers can click on “Español” to access this information in Spanish [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1226989

  • Crítica de pintura : Luis Zevallos Hetzel
    1969
    This anonymous article discusses the controversy that arose in Lima over Motociclista No. 3, the work by Luis Zevallos Hetzel that won the grand prize for painting at the competition organized by the Festivales de Ancón. The article refers to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142252

  • Dan razón histórica para efigie a caballo de Túpac Amaru II
    1972
    This newspaper article describes the formal characteristics and historical underpinnings of the project awarded at the Cuarto Concurso Nacional [Fourth National Contest], organized in order to erect a monument to José Gabriel Condorcanqui, Túpac [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1139119

  • Declaran desierto el Concurso de Pintura "Túpac Amaru II"
    Arrisueño Cornejo, Alfredo
    1971
    This resolution issued by the Ministry of Education declares the Concurso Nacional de Pintura [National Painting Contest] held in 1970 “to perpetuate the image of the martyr of our independence” José Gabriel Condorcanqui, Túpac Amaru II, to be [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 865498

  • El ojo ajeno: negado cuatro veces : Túpac Amaru
    1971
    This anonymous cultural affairs newspaper column mentions Manuel Araníbar’s letter about the competition organized by the Gobierno Revolucionario de las Fuerzas Armadas [Revolutionary Government of the Armed Forces] (in its first phase, 1968– [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141698

  • El Pintor en el trapecio : Cajahuaringa
    Ormeño, Guadalupe
    1971
    This is an interview with Milner Cajahuaringa regarding his renouncement of being honorably mentioned by the Concurso Nacional de Pintura established in tribute to Túpac Amaru II after the main prize of the competition was voided. The Peruvian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 865479

  • En Ancón : significativa muestra insignificante
    Ortiz de Zevallos M., Augusto
    1969
    In this critique of the results of the painting competition sponsored by the Festivales de Ancón, the architect Augusto Ortiz de Zevallos applauds the organizational aspect of the event but disagrees with suggestions of a Peruvian art “boom.” In [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142364

  • En busca de la imagen arquetípica de Túpac Amaru
    1971
    This article remarks on the controversial Concurso Nacional de Pintura [National Painting Contest] held in 1970 to create the official image of José Gabriel Condorcanqui, Túpac Amaru II, indigenous forefather of Peruvian independence of whom there [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 865702

  • En busca del retrato fiel del rebelde Túpac Amaru
    Paredes Castro, Juan
    1971
    The journalist Juan Paredes Castro recalls the indigenous independence hero Túpac Amaru II. He argues that the latter’s hard, selfless struggle on behalf of “the defense of the freedom of a race and a nation” qualifies him for sainthood. The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141743

  • Examinan proyectos para el monumento a Túpac Amaru en Cuzco
    Mendoza Rodríguez, Juan, 1902-1995
    1971
    This is the official report on the judging of submissions to the second national competition that was organized to choose a design for a statue of Túpac Amaru II, the indigenous hero of Peruvian independence, to be erected in the Plaza de Armas in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1139072

  • Exposición en el Casino de Ancón
    1969
    This lengthy newspaper article reports on the results of the painting competition organized by the Festivales de Ancón (a resort on the outskirts of Lima). This event is spotlighted as proof of the “popularity of the visual arts in Peru [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142092

  • Industrias Kaiser Argentina se complace en invitar a usted y familia, al acto de inauguración…
    1966
    This is the invitation from Industrias Kaiser Argentina (IKA) to the opening of the III Bienal Americana de Arte [3rd Latin American Art Biennial] on October 14, 1966, at the University Campus in Córdoba, Argentina [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 771857

  • Introducción
    Gómez Sicre, José
    1965
    Cuban art critic José Gómez Sicre states that Latin American art was able to develop because of  individuals who laid the foundation that paved the way for subsequentgenerations. In order to stimulate art, scrutinize the situation, and further [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1063020

  • Los artistas argentinos en el Premio Di Tella 1965
    Ramallo, Ernesto
    1965
    The critic for the newspaper La Prensa [The Press], Ernesto Ramallo, writes an unfavorable critique of the works presented at the Premio Torcuato Di Tella [Torcuato Di Tella Prize]. His review tolerates the works of Federico Manuel Peralta Ramos, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 761860

  • Los Núñez y la Independencia
    1971
    This newspaper article reports on the expressed opinions regarding the result of the third national competition that was organized to choose a design for a monument to José Gabriel Condorcanqui (Túpac Amaru II), the indigenous leader of Peruvian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142029

  • Nuestros escultores discriminados : El arte en manos de personajes que tienen sus favoritos
    1958
    This article publishes statements by sculptors Federico Canessi, Alberto Tamariz, José María Fernández Urbina, and Ignacio Asúnsolo based on the content of a short article published in Extra the previous day. The interviewed artists talk about [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772036

  • Premio Nacional e Internacional Instituto Torcuato Di Tella 1965
    1965
    This text announces the prizes as well as the rules that will govern the presentation of works for the Premio Nacional and the Internacional (Instituto Torcuato Di Tella, 1965). The announcement also states that works for the Premio Nacional will be [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 757884

  • Que Túpac Amaru de un paso al frente
    1971
    This article, published in Caretas magazine, provides a sarcastic report on the works submitted to the Concurso Nacional de Pintura, the national painting competition sponsored by the Gobierno Revolucionario de las Fuerzas Armadas (in its first phase [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141998

  • Reglamento
    1966
    This document pertains to the Reglamento del Salón Nacional de Artes Plásticas (Buenos Aires, Argentina) [The Regulations of the 1966 National Salon for the Visual Arts]. It stipulates the rules governing the submission and acceptance of works, the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772271

  • Reglamento
    1971
    This document pertains to the Reglamento del II Certamen Nacional de Investigaciones Visuales [Regulations for the Second National Visual Arts Research Competition] (Buenos Aires, Argentina) for the year 1971. It stipulates the rules governing the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772284

  • Relatório do plano pilôto de Brasília = Beschreibung des Orientierungs fuer Brasilia
    Costa, Lúcio
    1957
    This is the architect and urban planner Lúcio Costa’s report on his pilot plan for the new capital city of Brasilia. He explains that it is a schematic proposal based on a solution that occurred to him “fully formed,” although it is an idea [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110343

  • Túpac Amaru : ¿verdadero retrato?
    Ortiz de Zevallos M., Augusto
    1970
    In this article, Augusto Ortiz de Zevallos (Lima, b. 1949) voices his objections to the premises of the Concurso Nacional de Pintura [National Painting Contest] organized by the Ministerio de Educación in order to establish an official portrait of T [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 865460

  • Túpac Amaru : El desconcierto y la regla de oro
    Miró, César, 1907-1999
    1971
    This is the second article by the writer César Miró about efforts to create an official image of Túpac Amaru II, the indigenous hero of Peruvian independence, to be used as an icon during the first phase of the self-styled Gobierno Revolucionario [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141981

  • Túpac errado
    Saldías Díaz, Fernando, 1934-
    1971
    The first competition to create the official portrait of Túpac Amaru II was declared a “desert,” and in support of that declaration, the editor of Caretas magazine selected nine works by participating artists and sharply ridiculed them. Painter [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142044

  • Un nuevo monumento en Lima
    Goyburu, Emilio
    1927
    In this article, Emilio Goyburu discusses public sculpture, specifically the monument to be built to aviator Jorge Chávez and the call for submission for it. Goyburu asserts that the jury’s clear lack of criteria is evident in their complete [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1143291