Creator: Calzadilla, Juan, 1931×
  • Sobremontajes de Manaure
    Calzadilla, Juan, 1931
    In this text, Juan Calzadilla critically reflects on Mateo Manaure’s “pinturas sobremontaje” conceived as a combination of painting and photography. In Calzadilla’s view, these works represent continuity, rather than rupture, within Manaure [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1156507

  • Transitoriedad de hoy, evidencia de mañana
    Calzadilla, Juan, 1931
    In this text, critic Juan Calzadilla provides a concise analysis of art salons in Venezuela and how they evolved until 1991, the year when the I Bienal Nacional de Artes Plásticas de Mérida (state of Mérida) was held. Calzadilla describes the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1166286

  • Un destino venezolano en Boggio
    Calzadilla, Juan, 1931
    Juan Calzadilla provides an overview of the career of Venezuelan artist Emilio Boggio, from his early academic phase through his return to Venezuela in 1919, one year before his death. Calzadilla discusses the influences on Boggio, his travels in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161732

  • Un estado metafórico de la tierra
    Calzadilla, Juan, 1931
    In this text, critic Juan Calzadilla reflects on the relationship between sculpture and ceramics and on the possibilities of the latter to take on a monumental scale. He considers the work of ceramicist Noemí Márquez an example of that move into [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161509

  • Un pintor desconocido
    Calzadilla, Juan, 1931
    In this text, Juan Calzadilla analyzes Ángel Luque’s Informalist work starting with its early stage in Spain. He discusses the artist’s relationship to avant-garde artists and movements on the Iberian Peninsula and to the origins of the Spanish [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1156795

  • Valerie, el magma, la burguja y la serpiente
    Calzadilla, Juan, 1931
    In this essay, Juan Calzadilla describes some of the characteristics of classic works of sculpture. Both ancient artists like Polykleitos and more recent figures like Alberto Giacometti make use of a vertical form in sculpture akin to living bodies. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1164046

  • Vigas : imagen de una identidad
    Calzadilla, Juan, 1931
    Juan Calzadilla starts this critical text with a general commentary on the concept of “painting” when it is limited to the artist’s self-expression based on discovering a personal language, with the resulting isolation from the environment. He [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1152517