Creator: Blanco, Lourdes×
  • [Reticularea es el nombre que le han dado...]
    Blanco, Lourdes
    The Venezuelan curator and critic Lourdes Blanco analyzes Reticulárea, 1969, the installation created by the German-born Venezuelan artist, Gego. Blanco sees this work as the product of a process of “calculation and spontaneity” that is utterly [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1198045

  • Alfred Wenemoser
    Blanco, Lourdes
    In this essay, which was published on the occasion of the Cincoincidentes exhibition organized by the Museo de Barquisimeto in 1984, the curator Lourdes Blanco discusses the Viennese training of the Austrian artist who lived in Venezuela, Alfred [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1097390

  • Claudio Perna : fotocopias
    Blanco, Lourdes
    This essay by the curator Lourdes Blanco was published in the catalogue for Autocopias, the exhibition of works by Claudio Perna. In her essay, Blanco explains that details about the conceptual artist’s life and work were hard to find, so she [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1080715

  • Espinoza II. Los gouaches
    Blanco, Lourdes
    In this essay the curator Lourdes Blanco provides a detailed review of Eugenio Espinoza’s gouaches at his exhibition, Karakana (Caracas: Museo La Rinconada, 1985). The gouaches share the event with a collection of canvases which Blanco briefly [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1097406

  • Eugenio Espinoza
    Blanco, Lourdes
    In this curatorial essay Lourdes Blanco discusses Eugenio Espinoza’s career from 1972 until 1984. Describing “the grid” as the fundamental concept and element in his work, Blanco takes a historical and visual tour beginning with his first one- [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1097342

  • Felipe Márquez
    Blanco, Lourdes
    In this essay, Lourdes Blanco reviews the work of the Venezuelan artist Felipe Márquez, who is also the author of fantastic tales. She says that his “literary obsessions” have inspired his paintings and contributed to his development as a visual [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1097374

  • Los carteles de Gerd Leufert : enero - febrero 1991
    Blanco, Lourdes
    Lourdes Blanco presents the exhibition of posters by Gerd Leufert held at the Biblioteca Nacional. Blanco describes how —after he was recognized by the Premio Nacional de Artes Plasticas— it became necessary to offer homage to the graphic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155909

  • Manuel Mérida : de la la naturaleza muerta a la materia en movimiento
    Blanco, Lourdes
    Curator Lourdes Blanco provides an overview of Manuel Mérida’s painting from the formative stage of his career to his last solo exhibition. She reflects on the various tensions evident in his work, including those between the two- and three- [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1157513

  • Más allá de lo bello
    Blanco, Lourdes
    Curator Lourdes Blanco presents the career of ceramic artist Seka Severin. The author analyzes her position on Eastern ceramic traditions and Western sculptural languages, affirming that Seka breaches the limits of both traditions, which allows for a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1163781

  • Miguel Von Dangel
    Blanco, Lourdes
    This is an essay on Miguel von Dangel by curator Lourdes Blanco, written for the exhibition Cincoincidentes (Museo de Barquisimeto, 1984), wherein she defines his creation as a “desahogo para un torrente de sensaciones que presionan su conciencia [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1097326

  • Reticularea es el nombre...
    Blanco, Lourdes
    The Venezuelan curator Lourdes Blanco reviews Reticulárea (1969), Gego’s installation at the Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas. Blanco calls this work the result of a process of “planning and spontaneity” that is completely alien to any sort of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 850853

  • Roberto Obregón
    Blanco, Lourdes
    This essay by journalist Lourdes Blanco on Venezuelan artist Roberto Obregón examines the course of Obregón’s career: the “premature boom” of his work in Maracaibo in 1964; his first exhibitions in Caracas (1967 and 1968) when he was seen as [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1097358

  • Sigfredo Chacón y el signo de Apeles de Cos
    Blanco, Lourdes
    Curator Lourdes Blanco opens this essay, written for Sigfredo Chacón’s exhibition Dibujos y pinturas recientes [Recent Drawings and Paintings] (Caracas: Sala RG, 1989), with a legend recounted by Pliny the Elder in his work, Historia Natural [ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1080850