Topic Descriptor: ceramics×
  • Historia, modernidad y ruina peruana : notas sobre identidad y espacio en la obra de Carlos Runcie Tanaka
    Quijano, Rodrigo, 1965-
    Rodrigo Quijano argues that Tiempo detenido—the installation by ceramicist Carlos Runcie Tanaka—does more than illustrate a traumatic event. Since its beginnings, Quijano asserts, the work has been linked to the artist’s search for identity. To [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1293738

  • Algunas consideraciones generales acerca de la situación actual de la plástica popular venezolana
    Erminy, Perán
    Perán Erminy discusses popular art in Venezuela during the II Bienal Nacional Salvador Valero de Arte Popular held in Trujillo (estado Trujillo) in 1988. He also looks back, to colonial times and the early twentieth century. Erminy recalls the first [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1172494

  • [Una vez más se presenta la bienal...]
    Erminy, Perán
    The art critic Perán Erminy sets forth the standards for organizing the Third Bárbaro Rivas Biennial of Popular Art (Museo de Arte Popular de Petare, Caracas, 1992), explaining the changes in the conditions of the competition stated in the related [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1166077

  • Cerámicas
    Cisneros, Isabel, 1962-
    In connection with her exhibition in the Sala Mendoza (Caracas, 1990), the Venezuelan artist Isabel Cisneros wrote this [brief] introduction. In the essay, she explains how she entered into the world of ceramics, as well as her interests and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1164663

  • Los hombres y las cosas: cerámicas y tejidos incaicos
    Falcón, César, 1892-1970
    This article was written from Europe by the Peruvian writer and politician César Falcón. In his opinion, “Incan art” constitutes a legacy lacking in ideological direction and, in his judgment, transcendence. He attributes it with a dearth of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1150771

  • Un loable esfuerzo por el arte incaico : Prólogo
    García Calderón, Ventura, 1886-1959
    This publication reproduces the prologue that Peruvian writer and diplomat Ventura García Calderón wrote to the book El arte peruano en la escuela by Peruvian artist Elena Izcue, as well as an essay by Peruvian educator Elvira García y García [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1144261

  • El arte de la cerámica amazónica
    Gallagher de Parks, Mercedes, 1883-
    In this article, the essayist and art critic Mercedes Gallagher de Parks discusses the pottery produced in the Amazon region of Peru, noting the wide variety of pieces and their surprising aesthetic. Very little is known about this pottery other than [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141148

  • José Sabogal
    Valcárcel, Luis E. (Luis Eduardo), 1891-1987
    In this article, the indigenist Peruvian anthropologist Luis E. Valcárcel pays tribute to José Sabogal, following his death in 1956. In the author’s opinion, Cuzco (where the painter lived after spending several years studying in Europe) was [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1139618

  • Alicia Bustamente, una gran artista : la que impulsó el arte nativo
    Gálvez, Elvira de
    This essay was written by Elvira de Gálvez on the artist Alicia Bustamente on occasion of her death. The author highlights above all Bustamante’s work in the promotion and defense of Peruvian Popular Art. The author states that Bustamente “found [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1139526

  • Cerámica
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    ICAA Record ID: 1100932

  • El informalismo se llama cerámica
    Traba, Marta
    This text was written by Marta Traba in 1961 on the occasion of the second solo exhibition of Colombian artist Beatriz Daza. In relation to Daza’s formal experiments with enamel works exhibited in this show, Traba refers to Informalism as a return [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1093867

  • [Siempre la cerámica ha participado de la pintura y de la escultura...]
    Traba, Marta
    This text written by Marta Traba presents the first solo exhibition of Colombian artist Beatriz Daza. Traba asserts that “in the restless and discontented spirit of 20th-century visual art” ceramics runs the risk of losing its specificity as it [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1091096

  • Entre la renovación y el lamento
    García Gutiérrez, Enrique
    Puerto Rican critic Enrique García Gutiérrez wrote this review about the Premio Casa Candina [Casa Candina Prize] 1999: the VI Bienal de la Cerámica Contemporánea Puertorriqueña [6th Biennial of Contemporary Puerto Rican Ceramics]. In the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1055046

  • Elegancia sin aventura
    García Gutiérrez, Enrique
    Art critic Enrique García Gutiérrez reviews the IV Bienal de la Cerámica Puertorriqueña [4th Biennial of Contemporary Puerto Rican Ceramics] (1994) organized by Casa Candina. The writer reports that, compared with previous exhibitions, there [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1055028

  • Candina abre nuevas puertas
    Cherson, Samuel B.
    Samuel Cherson, a Cuban art critic based in Puerto Rico, states that Casa Candina is responsible for the boom in contemporary Puerto Rican ceramics. The Primera Bienal de Cerámica Contemporánea Puertorriqueña [1st Biennial of Contemporary Puerto [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1055007

  • Un buen comienzo
    García Gutiérrez, Enrique
    Puerto Rican art critic Enrique García Gutiérrez considers the Bienal de Cerámica Contemporánea Puertorriqueña [Biennial of Contemporary Puerto Rican Ceramics](1988) a good start for the development of the discipline of ceramics on the island. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1054986

  • La cerámica puertorriqueña crece y se multiplica
    Cherson, Samuel B.
    Samuel Cherson, a Cuban critic living in exile in Puerto Rico, states that Puerto Rican ceramics have become more popular thanks to a movement started by Grupo Manos. Later, this movement was strengthened through the work of Casa Candina, a ceramics [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1054950

  • Susana Espinosa, soñando despierta
    García Gutiérrez, Enrique
    In this document, Puerto Rican critic Enrique García Gutiérrez comments on the work created by Susana Espinosa, an Argentine ceramicist living in Puerto Rico. [Some of] this work was exhibited at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo [Museum of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1054929

  • El taller de cerámica
    Hogan, Bernardo
    Bernardo Hogan, an Argentine artist and husband and collaborator of the ceramicist Susana Espinosa, relates his experience of working in the ceramics studio he shares with his wife and his assistant, Isabel Rivera. Hogan tells how in 1980, they [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1054908

  • El mundo fantástico en las figuras de Susana Espinosa
    Moreno, María Luisa
    In this article, Puerto Rican art historian María Luisa Moreno gives an overview of the art career of Susana Espinosa, an Argentine ceramicist living in Puerto Rico. Moreno covers Espinosa’s training at the Academia de Bellas Artes de Buenos Aires [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1053406

  • Arte popular peruano en Sao Paulo
    La Torre, Alfonso
    Alfonso La Torre interviews the photographer Eva Lewitus, who shares her opinions on the Peruvian folk art exhibition that was presented at the XIV Bienal de São Paulo in 1977. She thinks the exhibit did not reflect the full scope of this kind [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 855899

  • La visión totalizadora : ensayo de caracterización de una plástica
    Bayón, Damián
    In this text, Damián Bayón considers what kinds of “characteristic forms” are visible in American art across historical periods encompassing pre-Columbian, colonial, and modern art and architecture. He conducts his inquiry [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 833814

  • Jorge Marcio Gentilini
    Mujica Láinez, Manuel, 1910-
    In his introduction to Jorge Marcio Gentilini’s exhibition at the Galería Lirolay (Buenos Aires, September 1961), Manuel Mujica Láinez notes that this young artist, who specializes in the art of fire, has already been admitted to the circuit of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 764867

  • Carta a León sobre el caso “Ferrari”
    Noé, Luis Felipe
    Luis Felipe Noé, the artist and art critic, portrays León Ferrari as someone who questions reality, particularly the justice as well as aesthetics and existence itself. He places Ferrari in the hierarchy of generations, pointing out that the artist [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744385

  • León Ferrari
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    This is the catalogue for León Ferrari’s first exhibition in Italy, where he presented 50 of his pieces. He is described here as an Argentine ceramic artist [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744150

  • Primitive art comes into the open
    Kemble, Kenneth, 1923-
    Kenneth Kemble mentions the Museo Etnográfico, because of an exhibition of primitive Latin American art at the Wildenstein Gallery. He emphasizes the formalist values of the Araucanian carvings and the ceramics. Moreover, he reviews the Spanish [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 740792

  • Artes Plásticas
    Noé, Luis Felipe
    Luis Felipe Noé states that the modest work of Primaldo Mónaco is the proper preservation of childlike grace. In another part of his article, he comments on the work of Chilean sculptor Lorenzo Domínguez who exhibited his illustrations of Don [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 739818

  • Artes plásticas
    Noé, Luis Felipe
    Luis Felipe Noé writes that a show of drawings by Swiss children at the Pestalozzi Museum in Zurich presents the dilemma between reality and spontaneity at work within chlldren’s drawings; he also maintains that the evolution of adult art can be [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 738317