Creator: Benítez, Marimar×
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  • Apuntes sobre los escritos de Marta Traba en Puerto Rico
    Benítez, Marimar
    1984
    Puerto Rican curator and art historian Marimar Benítez explains the connections among the books that Marta Traba wrote during her stay in Puerto Rico: Propuesta polémica sobre arte puertorriqueño [Polemic Proposal on Puerto Rican Art] (San Juan: [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 825033

  • Arte conceptual : ¿Qué es? ¿Cómo se ha manifestado en Puerto Rico?
    Benítez, Marimar; Renta, Enrique; De Mater O' Neill, María; González, Julieta, 1968-
    2004
    In this essay, María de Mater O'Neill, Marimar Benítez, Julieta González, and Enrique Renta, who are all involved in art, join together to discuss their ideas about Conceptual art. O’Neill explains the development of Conceptual art, and suggests [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 866822

  • Arte y política : el caso de Carlos Irizarry
    Benítez, Marimar
    1985
    Puerto Rican artist Carlos Irizarry distinguished himself within conceptual art, and introduced “a new modality for protest art that encompasses the nature of the political acts he carried out in his personal life.” The acts of political [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1060941

  • 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

  • Forma, color y espacio en los murales de Susana Espinosa
    Benítez, Marimar
    1982
    In this article, Puerto Rican art historian Marimar Benítez reviews the process Argentine ceramicist Susana Espinosa uses to create murals in Puerto Rico. The artist used wall plaques, plates, and relief plates to achieve works integrated with the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1054886

  • La realidad en la gráfica de Myrna Báez
    Benítez, Marimar
    1982
    In this text, Puerto Rican art historian Marimar Benítez states that most of Myrna Báez’s graphic production from the seventies and early eighties made use of silkscreen, holograph, and etching techniques. Benítez asserts that Báez’s graphic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 866665

  • Los museos de Puerto Rico –I. Nacimiento, agonía y muerte de los museos del Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña
    Benítez, Marimar
    Puerto Rican historian and curator Marimar Benítez asserts that the museums created by the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña (ICP) under Ricardo Alegría, the director of that organization from 1955 to 1973, did not have an adequate structure for [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 805145

  • Myrna Báez : de la claustrofobia y pasividad del colonizado
    Benítez, Marimar
    1988
    The Puerto Rican critic and historian Marimar Benítez explains that the Puerto Rican artist Myrna Báez was among those honored at the VIII Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano y del Caribe [8th San Juan Biennial of Latin American and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 805960

  • Susana Herrero : del arte de las mujeres, la litografía, lo erótico
    Benítez, Marimar
    1983
    In this interview, the New York artist Susana Herrero, who is originally from Puerto Rico, speaks to the art historian Marimar Benítez about the medium of lithography, mentioning the connection between lithography and drawing. With regard to her [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1060873

  • The museum and the street
    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: 842787

  • The special case of Puerto Rico
    Benítez, Marimar
    1988
    In this article, Puerto Rican art historian Marimar Benítez addresses Puerto Rico’s twentieth-century art production made on the Island and in the United States as torn between the quest for a national artistic expression and that which embraces [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 841269

  • Tres décadas de gráfica puertorriqueña
    Benítez, Marimar
    1983
    Puerto Rican historian and curator Marimar Benítez discusses the importance of the print—particularly of the linoleum variety—to artists of the 1950s. Social commentary, condemnation of living conditions among Puerto Ricans, and criticism of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 822323

  • Viendo pintar a Francisco Rodón = Seeing Francisco Rodón paint
    Benítez, Marimar
    1983
    In this text, the writer, Marimar Benítez, explains that in order to be a painter, Francisco Rodón functions based on rituals: the ritual of the painting[, itself,] and the ritual of the revelation of the work. Some of his works have been rejected [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1062377