Creator: Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-×
  • Maria Leontina
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    At an exhibition of works being considered for the Prêmio Leirner de Arte Contemporânea at the Galeria de Arte das Folhas in 1959, the Neo-Concrete art critic and theorist Ferreira Gullar discusses the dominant features of Maria Leontina& [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1324995

  • Weissmann, poeta do espaço
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    This is Ferreira Gullar’s eulogy for his friend, the sculptor Franz Weissmann, whom he calls “one of the [Brazilian] inventors of the imagined universe.” The author remembers having met Weissmann in 1952 at Mário Pedrosa& [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1317284

  • A escultura de Amílcar de Castro
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    This is the program for Amilcar de Castro, the exhibition of the artist’s metal sculptures that ran from October 14 to November 14, 1982, at the Galeria Raquel Arnaud (Babenco). The essay written by Ferreira Gullar is illustrated with Sin t& [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1315493

  • Arte neoconcreta : uma experiência radical
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    In this essay, Ferreira Gullar describes the context in which the Neo-Concrete art movement was created by artists in Rio de Janeiro. He outlines the movement’s evolution as he identifies key developments in its history, such as the series [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1315414

  • Resposta a Cordeiro
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    Ferreira Gullar uses his newspaper column to reply to an article that appeared in the Correio da Manhã in which Waldemar Cordeiro challenged his review of an exhibition of works by Concrete artists from São Paulo at the MAM-RJ (Museu de [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1315118

  • Concretos de São Paulo no MAM do Rio
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    In this essay, Ferreira Gullar critiques the exhibition of works by São Paulo Concrete artists at the MAM-RJ (Museu de Arte Moderna de Rio de Janeiro, 1957). He also critiques Waldemar Cordeiro’s introductory essay and its assertion that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1315102

  • Arte neoconcreta, uma contribuição brasileira
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    In this essay, Ferreira Gullar offers a “panoramic view” of the developments and theoretical tenets of Neoconcrete art in Brazil. As in other essays [see in the ICAA digital archive “Da arte concreta à arte neoconcreta” (doc. no. 1315036)], [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1315052

  • Da arte concreta à arte neoconcreta
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    In this essay, Ferreira Gullar articulates the position of the so-called Neoconcrete artists of Rio de Janeiro by tracing a shared history and points of divergence with the Concrete art movement. For Gullar, Concrete art begins in Brazil with the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1315036

  • Arte Concreta
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    In this essay, Ferreira Gullar challenges the position taken by Rio de Janeiro’s so-called neo-Concrete artists in his account of the two movements’ shared history and disagreements. In his opinion, the genesis of Brazilian Concrete art [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1315020

  • O meu e o seu de A. H. Amaral
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    In this essay, Ferreira Gullar states that the artist Antonio Henrique Amaral makes a radical cut into reality to show its cruelty. He points to transformations in his etchings that make more evident certain political events. In his work, symbols are [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111189

  • Nota sôbre a nova arte
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    Influential theorist Ferreira Gullar comments on the emergence of an art of the masses and what that implies “for the reexamination of the aesthetic concepts we use to appreciate art.” Gullar considers what the specific place of the viewer would [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111088

  • Lygia Clark
    Clark, Lygia; Pedrosa, Mário; Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    This volume, which forms part of the Arte Brasileira Contemporânea (ABC) collection, discusses Brazilian artist Lygia Clark. It includes texts by the artist herself—indeed, the book is a sort of anthology of her writings—and by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111070

  • Samico : gravador brasileiro = Samico : Brazilian engraver
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    The art critic Ferreira Gullar discusses the work of the printmaker Gilvan Samico, highlighting the uniqueness of his prints. Samico’s figurative work reveals both a regional and an international vocabulary, and confirms the traditional nature of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110505

  • Na pintura, a arte plena de Iberê
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    In this review, Ferreira Gullar describes the one-man show of works by Iberê Camargo at the Acervo gallery in Rio de Janeiro (1981). No invitation was issued, and no catalogue was printed for the exhibition that displayed a selection of the artist [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110417

  • Ivan Serpa : "o artista já não pode fechar-se em si mesmo"
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-; Serpa, Ivan
    The critic Ferreira Gullar interviews the artist Ivan Serpa, who thinks that painting represents the contradictions of his contemporary world, which builds devices that are designed to destroy and others that allow mankind to float around in outer [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110374

  • Cultura posta em questão
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    This article suggests a definition of “popular culture” that acknowledges the existence of two separate groups: one that is removed from the general population (because it is focused on questions to be addressed through art), and another that is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110364

  • Vanguarda e subdesenvolvimento
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    In this essay the controversial Brazilian art theoretician Ferreira Gullar challenges the universality of the notion of an aesthetic avant-garde, as well as its relevance in underdeveloped countries. Particularly in Brazil, where the pursuit of avant [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110361

  • Manifesto Neoconcreto
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    This manifesto was published on the occasion of the I Exposição Neoconcreta held in Rio de Janeiro (1959). The document, which is signed by the artists who participated in the exhibition, describes the “Neo-concrete” movement as a radical [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110328

  • Esculturas de Amilcar de Castro
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    Brazilian art critic Ferreira Gullar argues that the sculpture of Amilcar de Castro is related to Neo-Concretism. Ferreira Gullar asserts that de Castro’s work eschews some of the characteristics of Concrete art, among them the use of serial [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1091573

  • Teoria do não-objeto
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    The art critic Ferreira Gullar discusses the concept of the “non-object,” a kind of work of art that cannot be classified as belonging to any of the traditional genres of painting or sculpture. He chronicles the gradual disappearance of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1091374

  • Tentativa de compreensão
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    This is a critical and historical review of Concrete art, written by the poet and critic Ferreira Gullar, who sees the movement as an objective, critical response to the modern era and industrial society. Gullar makes comparisons between the ideas of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1091341

  • Do quadro ao não objeto
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    In this essay, the critic Ferreira Gullar discusses his opinion of the work of Lygia Clark, which he believes is an example of how the Neo-Concrete movement was breaking with traditional ways of using the exhibition space. Ferreira Gullar construes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1091272

  • Cor e estrutura-cor
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    The critic Ferreira Gullar discusses the result of the I Exposição Neoconcreta as he reviews the works shown by Aluísio Carvão and Hélio Oiticica. He mentions the novel approach taken by both artists in their use of the exhibition space, and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1091219

  • Arte concreta no Brasil : etapas da pintura contemporânea XXXIX - Arte concreta V
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    This text is a historical balance sheet of Concrete art in Brazil. The art critic, Ferreira Gullar, introduces Concrete art as a movement of “rupture” whose radical nature contrasts with the painting that predominated in Brazil in the late 1940s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1090830

  • Opinião 65
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    According to the art and literary critic, Ferreira Gullar, the exhibition Opinião 65 is unquestionably an important event with the potential to revitalize the stagnant state of the visual arts. The fact that artists can once again express their [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1090530

  • I Exposição Nacional de Arte Concreta: 2 - O grupo do Rio
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    This article reviews the works exhibited by carioca artists (from Rio de Janeiro) at the I Exposição Nacional de Arte Concreta. The poet and critic Ferreira Gullar, who lives in Rio and is the leader of the local concrete art group, discusses the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1090217

  • Do que se chama escultura
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    In this essay, the critic Ferreira Gullar discusses the work of the Constructivist sculptor Franz Weissmann. In Gullar’s opinion, and within the context of Concrete art, sculpture offers greater scope for experimentation than painting. He discusses [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1087407

  • Pintura concreta
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    In this essay on the subject of painting, the renowned critic Ferreira Gullar, whose sphere of interest was poetry and the “concrete art” movement, discusses his thoughts on the latter movement. In his view, art is an autonomous reality, though [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1087208

  • I - O Grupo de São Paulo : I Exposição Nacional de Arte Concreta
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    When he wrote this text, the Brazilian journalist and critic Ferreira Gullar was highly positive about the participation of the artists (painters and poets) in the Iª Exposição Nacional de Arte Concreta. In the article, the writer presents a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1087166

  • Caráter nacional da arte
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    According to the poet and critic Ferreira Gullar, the essential problem concerning the “national” nature of art is directly related to the cultural dependence of the country. By way of explanation, he suggests that this question would not arise [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 807930