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  • [Letter] 1988 June 20, London [to] Adolpho Leirner
    Brett, Guy
    1988
    In this letter dated June 20, 1988, the English critic and curator Guy Brett expresses his gratitude to the Brazilian collector Adolpho Leirner and his wife, Fulvia Leirner, for the time they spent together in São Paolo. Brett is especially [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1232349

  • A bill of wrongs
    Brett, Guy
    1989
    This text by British contemporary art critic Guy Brett was published on the occasion of an exhibition of work by Jac Leirner, A Bill of Wrongs, held at Galeria Millan in São Paulo in 1989. In it, Brett asserts that Leirner’s work mocks structural [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111205

  • Ativamente o vazio
    Brett, Guy; Schendel, Mira
    1996
    In this text, Guy Brett discusses work by Mira Schendel. Brett focuses on her drawings from the sixties, including the 1966 series entitled Droguinhas—a word made up by the artist’s daughter, Ada, to refer to “little nothings” or worthless [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111214

  • Camargo
    Brett, Guy
    1964
    Guy Brett analyzes the relief carvings on wood done by Sérgio [de] Camargo in the 1960s, and comments on the materials, light, and surface. He mentions the artist’s use of wooden cylinders in a geometric as well as an organic sense, relating them [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111304

  • Gego : arte, diseño y el campo poético
    Brett, Guy
    2006
    In this essay, English critic and curator Guy Brett examines precisely what elements are responsible for making Gego’s creations works of art rather than works of design or visual investigation, both ideas that are closely bound to her work. Brett [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1148211

  • Helio Oiticica Retrospective at the Whitechapel Gallery, until April 6: Oiticica talks to Guy Brett
    Brett, Guy; Oiticica, Hélio, 1937-1980
    1969
    The English critic Guy Brett interviews Hélio Oiticica, who describes some of the concepts involved in the works exhibited at his London retrospective. The artist explains his concepts of creative participation, “crelazer” [a hybrid word [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110627

  • Introduction
    Brett, Guy
    1969
    British critic Guy Brett begins his essay on Jesús Rafael Soto’s work by discussing the interrelationship between the real and the imaginary and how it can be used to produce optical perception. He goes on to point out some of the facets of Soto [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1073457

  • Los campos de fuerza en Gego : Gego´s force fields
    Brett, Guy
    2003
    According to English critic and curator Guy Brett, abstract works of art, whether systematic or informal in nature, can be seen as models of the universe. It is on this premise that he studies Gego’s work. Brett maintains that the work of many [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1148309

  • Schendel
    Brett, Guy
    1996
    Guy Brett provides an analysis of the Droguinhas series by Mira Schendel. The name of the series is a word that the artist’s daughter, Ada, made up to refer to “little nothings” or worthless things. Brett considers the work a challenge to the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111213

  • Uma cronologia de encontros, 1964-2005
    Brett, Guy
    2005
    British critic Guy Brett sets forth an approximate chronology of his personal contact with Brazilian art between the 1964 and 2005, and considers the importance of that contact with Brazilian creators. During the earlier years, his contacts were with [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111303

  • Un salto radical
    Brett, Guy
    1990
    This text by British critic Guy Brett analyzes Latin American art movements of the fifties and sixties, specifically Kinetic art, Op art, and Concretism. Brett argues that those movements formulated a radical change on the level of theory and of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 808389