Topic Descriptor: Italian×
  • “Martín Fierro” y Marinetti
    The article points out the importance of the activity brought forth by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti in “our milieu” as a “very valuable collaboration to the renovation movement,” started—long ago—by the group involved in the publication Mart [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 731306

  • [EL jueves 17 de junio a las 18, se inaugurará una exposición de los pintores modernos...]
    Invitation to the Exposición de Pintores Modernos [Modern Painters Exhibition], which took place at Amigos del Arte [Friends of Art] (Buenos Aires, June, 1926), and included the following artists: Emilio Pettoruti, Norah Borges, Xul Solar, and Piero [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 732226

  • [El orden y equilibrio constructivos inducen a un equilibrio...]
    Vardánega, Gregorio
    In this document, Gregorio Vardanega discusses the importance of space in his work. He tried to address this question in a variety of ways, such as his plaster hemispheres, called complejos espaciales [spatial complexes] and his spiraling dots in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 742769

  • [La società attuale...]
    Paparella, Aldo
    Aldo Paparella discusses the role of the artist in the consumer society, based on his essentialist ideas about art. He defines his concept of the true artist as an aware, responsible interpreter, fully independent of the reality that he or she [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759411

  • [Las esculturas de Paparella...]
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    In the introductory text for Aldo Paparella, the critic points out that Paparella’s works manage to synthesize the rational aspect with the vital. Pellegrini likewise emphasizes that the use of quite different materials, such as torn wood and metal [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744548

  • Artes plásticas : pintores italianos contemporáneos
    Salazar Bondy, Sebastián
    In his review of the exhibition in Lima of works by contemporary Italian painters, Sebastián Salazar Bondy criticizes the abstract style as being “pure decoration.” In his opinion, Abstract painting cannot presume to be an important, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 857210

  • Artes plásticas : sobre arte abstracto
    Salazar Bondy, Sebastián
    Sebastián Salazar Bondy replies emphatically to the article in which Luis Miró Quesada extolls the virtues of architects as champions of abstract art. Salazar Bondy suggests that painting becomes unnecessary when it eliminates any reference to “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 858965

  • Artes plásticas : sobre arte abstracto
    Salazar Bondy, Sebastián
    The author of this article, Sebastián Salazar Bondy, underscores his supposed agreement with Luis Miró Quesada as regards the “poor quality” of the exhibition of works by contemporary Italian painters at the Galería Lima, an event that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 859038

  • De arte : la muestra de óleos de pintores italianos contemporáneos en la Galería de Lima
    Flórez Estrada, Antonio
    In this otherwise unflattering review of the exhibition of postwar Italian paintings at the Galería de Lima in May 1954, Antonio Flórez Estrada (alias “Tonón”) has one positive, albeit ironic, comment: he applauds the gallery for its unselfish [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 858745

  • Desde el calendario gregoriano un momento cualquiera : pasado, presente, futuro
    Badii, Líbero, 1916-
    Libero Badii writes in emotional terms about Aldo Paparella, who died three years earlier. He speaks of the daily contact they used to have, and about some of the issues galore they talked about [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759365

  • El futurismo : La Última palabra en el Arte
    Marinetti, Filippo Tommaso, 1876-1944
    This article contains images and commentary on the national exhibition of Futurism that took place in Milan in March of 1919. According to the founding father of the movement, the word “futurista” means “revolucionario, novador [sic], [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737403

  • El mundo de Carmelo Carra
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    The text presents the work of Carmelo Carrá stating that they represent the real world seen by someone without prejudice. They deal with an anti-conventional reality, and the result is unpredictable, limitless and open to new discoveries. It is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745055

  • Entrevista con Umberto Giangrandi
    Hoyos, Luz Adriana
    In this exhaustive interview, Luz Adriana Hoyos, the journalist from Mundo magazine, talks to the Italian painter Umberto Giangrandi (who had lived in Colombia since 1966), discussing his work as a printmaker and promoter of the graphic arts in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134158

  • Esculturas de Libero Badii
    Córdova Iturburu, C. (Cayetano), 1902-
    Cayetano Córdova Iturburu defines Libero Badii's work from two different perspectives; on the one hand, he speaks of the robust plasticity of certain pieces, referring to their ancestral background, deeply rooted in the Pre-Colombian art in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759449

  • Extremos
    Lebenglik, Fabián
    The article reports that “Italian art critic and poet Enrico R. Comi, director of the magazine/book Spazio Humano [Human Space] during the XII Jornadas Internacionales de la Crítica [12th International Symposium of Criticism] in Buenos Aires “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 770129

  • Figuras inquietas : Marinetti
    Gómez de la Serna, Ramón, 1888-1963
    From Madrid, the Spanish avant-garde poet Ramón Gómez de la Serna wrote a concise profile of Filippo Tomasso Marinetti that was taken up by the Mexican cultural press. De la Serna refers to a certain appeasement of spirit in his friend the Futurist [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737453

  • Los rorros fachistas : Mancebos eruditos y poetas, corresponsales de periódicos burgueses y comisionados por algunas Secretarias de Estado para agasajar a sus “cuates” de la Nueva “Italia”, a su vuelta de Veracruz se reúnen para hacer añoranzas
    This farce is written in verse and consists of two scenes, though the second was never published. The action takes place in Mexico City’s Roma neighborhood, where six “rorros” [gay boys] meet in the evening at twilight to commemorate the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 764098

  • Marinetti en los "Amigos del Arte"
    Prebisch, Alberto
    Alberto Prebisch reports on the exhibition held at “Friends of Art” comprised of works by Emilio Pettoruti, Xul Solar, Norah Borges, as well as two projects by the architects, Ernesto Vautier and Alberto Prebisch, representatives of the “new [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 730875

  • México triunfa en Venecia
    The XXV Venice Biennale was held in 1950. The event has been held every two years since the beginning of the twentieth century. The prizes were established by the Presidency of the Ministers’ Council: one for a foreign painter and another for an [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759059

  • Nedo : relieves en el espacio
    Guevara, Roberto, 1932-1998
    This article—which appeared in the catalogue for Relieves en el espacio (Caracas: Galería Estudio Actual, 1970), the exhibition of works by the Italian graphic designer Nedo—discusses the last twenty years of the latter’s career as a painter. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1153980

  • Nosotros los poetas y artistas futuristas de Italia (la carroña intelectual al servicio del papa y de Mussolini – aclaramos los artistas revolucionarios)
    Marinetti, Filippo Tommaso, 1876-1944
    In 1936 the publishers of Frente a Frente [Face to Face], the journal of the Liga de Escritores y Artistas Revolucionarios (LEAR) [League of Revolutionary Writers and Artists] published a belated futuristic manifesto by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti on [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779364

  • Nota preliminar
    Perazzo, Nelly
    Nelly Perazzo reviews Aldo Paparella’s works, making formal judgments and interpreting their iconography; she makes particular reference to their link with Mediterranean culture and myths of contemporary society [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759395

  • Nueva escuela literaria
    Nervo, Amado
    Amado Nervo announces, in terms of a “literary school,” the emergence of futurism in Italy, whose manifesto he translates in order to place it, with no fear at all, at the reader’s disposal. And Nervo does it with the conviction that—in spite [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759069

  • Pittori sculltori argentini
    Checklist of the group exhibition in Milan, Italy, involving Argentinean artists [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744071

  • Prologo
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    Pellegrini places Bruno Venier in an intermediate trend, between the extremes whose priority was the object and the purely visual elements. The critic states that his painting–more static than in the previous stage–started becoming freer as [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745155

  • Proposición : la neoescultura en mi tiempo
    Paparella, Aldo
    Aldo Paparella voices his opposition to the consumer society. He outlines his ideas concerning the role of the artist in contemporary society. He also discusses the use of a language of rebuttal girded with logic of steel in the creation of art, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754163

  • Scandroglio : Italia en la vida de su arte. Del "500" al "900". Clasicismo, impresionismo, futurismo-La Síntesis creadora del arte decorativo - La exposición Braseur-Artistas nacionales
    Bruno, Francisco
    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: 1101108

  • Tamayo habla a Hoy desde París! : Respaldado por su triunfo en Europa habla con olímpico desprecio de Diego Rivera y Siqueiros
    Alba, Víctor
    Rufino Tamayo believed that he had the moral authority to speak out and deny what Siqueiros was saying about his failure at the Venice Bienniale. Tamayo pointed out that, although he did not win any prizes, the Italian government bought one of his [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758996

  • This abstract is by an architect who helped to design the new London Bank : Testa-master of all arts
    Kemble, Kenneth, 1923-
    Kenneth Kemble writes about the architect and painter Clorindo Testa, focusing on his ability to work with the essential. Kemble discusses Testa’s exhibition of abstract paintings at Galería Bonino (Buenos Aires) and is taken aback with the use of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 792705

  • Un día-relieve, bronce y madera
    Badii, Líbero, 1916-
    In this brief note, Libero Badii describes the impact of his travels in the highlands of Bolivia and the awakening of his desire for a "sculptural communication" concerning three themes: family, students, and siblings. He mentions his later trip to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759742

  • Un extraño cuadro se exhibe en Lima : piden 4 mil soles por trozos de crudo sucio
    This article, which appeared on the front page of the La Prensa newspaper, adopts a sarcastic tone in discussing the abstract content of the works in the exhibition of postwar Italian paintings at the Galería de Lima. The anonymous reviewer mentions [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 859017