Topic Descriptor: functions (activities)×
  • Arteología : serie de eventos informacionales
    Ettedgui, Marco Antonio, 1958-1981
    1985
    Arteología: serie de eventos informacionales [Artology: A Series of Informational Events], is a dossier of six texts by Marco Antonio Ettedgui, the Venezuelan performance artist, that provides information on the purpose and structure of his series [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1152565

  • Del ejercicio de la crítica de arte
    Argul, José Pedro, 1903-
    1956
    Figures such as José Pedro Argul, Jorge Romero Brest, and others of national and regional importance provided a new turn in fifties art criticism—a tendency akin to the Generación del 45 in literature. This essay by Argul was first published in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1227229

  • El arte y los tiempos
    Amaya Gonzalez, Victor
    1928
    Amaya’s criticism brings up the specific situation of Colombia by considering opinions on its cultural prospects, which range from highly optimistic to views that are more skeptical. Amaya focuses the problem on the general view of arts activities [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1099081

  • El museo y la calle
    Benítez, Marimar
    2000
    In this essay, art historian Marimar Benitez applies Walter Benjamins’s concept of the “aura” of the work of art, and its reduction in the age of mechanical reproduction to the assumed role of the museum as a religious temple of art. Comparing [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 849893

  • Feliz cumpleaños Marco Antonio : evento informacional de Marco Antonio Ettedgui a partir de la arquitectura de la Galería de Arte Nacional como texto artístico tradicional
    Ettedgui, Marco Antonio, 1958-1981
    1985
    In this document, the communicator Marco Antonio Ettedgui outlines his conceptual idea behind “Feliz cumpleaños, Marco Antonio,” an informative and body art event that he staged at the GAN (Galería de Arte Nacional), in Caracas, on December 14 [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1152597

  • La función social del arte
    Tablada, José Juan, 1871-1945
    1923
    In his introduction to Método de Dibujo [Drafting Method], José Juan Tablada identifies it as a weapon in the struggle to establish harmony and democracy amid the chaos and authoritarianism in the artistic milieu. He states that the process at work [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 825932