Topic Descriptor: motion pictures (visual works)×
  • A arte brasileira na Itália
    Canongia, Ligia
    1980
    In this review, Ligia Canongia discusses the various exhibitions of work by Brazilian artists that were being shown in Italy at that time, in the early 1980s. The art critic notes the increasing use of mass media in international art since the 1970s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110930

  • A experiência do vídeo no Brasil
    Machado, Arlindo
    1993
    This essay is a brief history of how independent video developed in Brazil. Arlindo Machado highlights the role played by the renewal of open-signal television language. He notes that video emerged in the 1980s, at a time when Brazilian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111112

  • Alguns espaços culturais nacionais do agora
    Mautner, Jorge Henrique
    1976
    In this text, Jorge Mautner looks at Brazilian artists working in different disciplines (in the visual arts, music, literature, film, and theater), and the parallels between their past and present work. His thesis is that there is a liberating [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110450

  • Cinema : trajetória no subdesenvolvimento
    Gomes, Paulo Emílio Salles, 1916-1977
    1973
    In this text, writer and film critic Paulo Emílio Salles Gomes analyzes the underdeveloped state of Brazilian film, the sociopolitical and economic reasons for it, and what it implies on a cultural level. In Salles Gomes’s view, this problem is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111414

  • Considerações sobre a estética da violência
    Xavier, Ismail
    1983
    Ismael Xavier refers to Glauber Rocha’s essay “Uma Estética da Fome” [An Aesthetic of Hunger] in which he sees a connection to Frantz Fanon’s theory concerning an intellectual response to the consequences of colonialism. In so doing, Xavier [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110711

  • Crítica cinematográfica : El Perro Andaluz
    Villaurrutia, Xavier, 1903-1950
    1938
    A short article by the Mexican poet Xavier Villaurrutia in which he announces the opening of a film club, “16 mm Cinema,” and the projection of the “sobrerrealista” [over-realist] film by Luis Buñuel, Un chien andalou [UnPerro Andaluz /An [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774225

  • Fiesta del surrealismo
    Huerta, Efraín
    1938
    Un chien andalou [Un perro andaluz (1929) [An Andalusian Dog]—a film directed by Luis Buñuel, with a script written by Buñuel and Salvador Dalí—was presented in Mexico nine years after it was shot. Efraín Huerta, a writer by trade and an [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774343

  • Guión
    Gamboa, Fernando; Barbachano, Manuel
    1952
    This document is the script for the documentary Pintura Mural Mexicana [Mexican Mural Painting], to be produced by Manuel Barbachano Ponce’s company, Tele-producciones. The documentary was made in response to a request from the Instituto Nacional [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 791962

  • Juventude e cinema
    Llorente, Eduardo
    1971
    In this article, the author draws the reader’s attention to the survival of cinema following the advent of television and mass media. According to Eduardo Llorente, the cinema is both a pure art and one of the visual arts. He recalls that one night [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110875

  • Lista de películas
    Puerto Rico. División de Educación de la Comunidad
    1971
    This list, which was compiled in December 1971, enumerates the eighty films that had been produced by the Sección de Cinema of the División de Educación de la Comunidad (DIVEDCO). It includes the title and length of each film, as well as a brief [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 866337

  • O Início do Cinema Cearense e a Contribuição de Adhemar Bezerra de Albuquerque
    Leite, Ary Bezerra
    1995
    This text demonstrates that Adhemar Bezerra de Albuquerque was a pioneer in photography and film production in the state of Ceará, Brazil. His production company, Aba Films—whose name comes from his initials—founded in the twenties is still [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110773

  • O tempo dos tubarões
    Holanda, Firmino, 1955-
    2001
    Firmino Holanda tells the story of the United States film director Orson Welles passing through the state of Ceará in 1942, in the course of filming It’s All True [also known as The Story of Samba]. The film was controversial in various ways: It [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110771

  • Sinais da contemporaneidade no modernismo : do fazer à apropriação = Signs of contemporaneity in modernism : from producing to appropriating
    Cocchiarale, Fernando França
    2007
    Here Fernando Cocchiarale discusses how the fields of contemporary art have overflowed past their previous boundaries, going beyond painting, sculpture, printmaking, and drawing; he cites collage and photomontage in the early twentieth century as [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111425

  • Sob o signo do sincretismo
    Risério, Antonio
    1995
    Antonio Risério discusses the origins of the artistic avant-garde in Bahia in the 1950s and 1960s. He notes the syncretic nature of this particular form of art that embraces everything from high culture to popular culture to mass communication. He [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110506