Creator: Ramos, María Elena, 1947-×
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  • Alejandro Otero : indagar en las estructuras de la realidad
    Ramos, María Elena, 1947-
    1991
    The curator María Elena Ramos reflects once again on the role of “structure” in Alejandro Otero’s work on the occasion of an exhibition of works that address that theme. Ramos notes the Venezuelan painter and sculptor’s curiosity that leads [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1167733

  • Alejandro Otero, permaneciendo : retrospectiva en el Museo de Arte Contemporáneo
    Ramos, María Elena, 1947-
    1985
    The curator María Elena Ramos provides a broad overview of Alejandro Otero’s oeuvre on the occasion of a retrospective exhibition of his work. Ramos reflects on the Venezuelan painter and sculptor’s essential concerns which, in her opinion, wove [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1172282

  • Cegra - Quinta Promoción
    Ramos, María Elena, 1947-
    1987
    María Elena Ramos introduces the exhibition of works by the fifth generation of graduates from CEGRA (Centro de Enseñanza Gráfico, in Caracas). Ramos explains that in its ten-year existence, CEGRA has graduated five generations of artists, all [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1154316

  • Claudio Perna : arte - idea - geografía
    Ramos, María Elena, 1947-
    1987
    In her essay “Arte-idea-geografía,” María Elena Ramos discusses Claudio Perna’s conceptual pieces seen in “conventional” photographs with no “artistic pretensions.” She then turns to Marcel Duchamp and conceptual art. She presents [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1080766

  • Cuerpos para un espacio en América
    Ramos, María Elena, 1947-
    198-
    In this essay, which is arranged in five sections, María Elena Ramos discusses Cornelis Zitman’s sculptures and drawings. In the first section Ramos explains how the artist has chosen to portray the female form with exaggerated features that do [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1171913

  • Domingo Álvarez : la gramática del espacio y la ilusoria infinitud
    Ramos, María Elena, 1947-
    1991
    The curator María Elena Ramos discusses the problem of space, both in architecture and in works of art that involve manipulating art and space; her frame of reference ranges from what is “visible and exists” (architecture, real space) to what is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161160

  • El espíritu de los tiempos : y por qué José Antonio Hernández-Diez.
    Ramos, María Elena, 1947-
    1991
    This essay by the curator María Elena Ramos was published on the occasion of El espíritu de los tiempos (Ateneo de Caracas, 1991), the retrospective exhibition (in six parts) of the work of the Venezuelan artist José Antonio Hernández-Diez. The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1065692

  • Formas que engendran
    Ramos, María Elena, 1947-
    1996
    In her essay María Elena Ramos assesses the philosophical and aesthetic ramifications of the notions of “object” and “form” based on her study of the works of Georg Hegel, Thomas Aquinas, Umberto Eco, and Walter Benjamin. Once she has [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1162711

  • J.J. Moros : Estructuras para herir al espacio
    Ramos, María Elena, 1947-
    1986
    Curator María Elena Ramos studies the constructive-geometric nature of the work by Venezuelan sculptor José Jesús Moros, finding a series of distinctive features in his (contradictory) use of geometry, although always with the intention of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1162807

  • Jacobo Borges en la ciudad ritual
    Ramos, María Elena, 1947-
    1981
    In this article María Elena Ramos reviews the La Comunión series by the Venezuelan painter Jacobo Borges, which she finds to be a synthesis of the main ideas he had explored in earlier works, such as El Espectáculo (Ha comenzado el espectáculo, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1060525

  • La comunicación en las artes nuevas
    Ramos, María Elena, 1947-
    1981
    The director of the Museo de Bellas Artes [Museum of Fine Arts] in Caracas, María Elena Ramos, presented a paper at the I Coloquio de Arte No Objetual [First Symposium on Abstract Art] (Medellín, 1981) under the title, “La comunicación en las [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1098856

  • Patricia Van Dalen : color, fragmento y mediación
    Ramos, María Elena, 1947-
    2008
    Curator María Elena Ramos writes about the Venezuelan artist and graphic designer Patricia van Dalen, in relation to Color Fragmentado [Fragmented Color], an exhibition at the Sala Trasnocho Arte Contacto (Caracas, 2008). The text establishes an [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1168085

  • Presentación
    Ramos, María Elena, 1947-
    1995
    Researcher María Elena Ramos includes two interviews in her “Presentación” of the book Acciones frente a la Plaza. Reseñas y documentos de siete eventos para una nueva lógica del arte venezolanos, the first with historian Bélgica Rodríguez [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 865751

  • Reticulárea : Crecer es infinito
    Ramos, María Elena, 1947-
    1982
    María Elena Ramos analyzes Gego’s work Reticulárea as a metaphor of nature. As the curator sees it, Reticulárea grows incessantly just as organic forms do, open to the space around it. Like other natural forms, it maintains a geometric structure [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1159912

  • Tallar el poder
    Ramos, María Elena, 1947-
    1987
    In this essay, curator María Elena Ramos examines the philosophical and aesthetic implications of representations of man-animal hybrids in the history of humanity, specifically in relation to art and to the wood carvings by Venezuelan sculptor Gaud [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1167844

  • Un legado a las ideas de arte en el nuevo milenio : Jesús Soto; Alejandro Otero y Gertrud Goldschimidt (Gego), "Adelantados de su tiempo"
    Ramos, María Elena, 1947-
    2002
    In her essay, “Un legado a las ideas de arte en el nuevo milenio” [A Legacy for Ideas on Art in the New Millennium], María Elena Ramos sets forth the hypothesis that the Venezuelan artists, Jesús Rafael Soto, Alejandro Otero, and Gego may be [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1159896

  • Una persona silenciosa que se autoexpone descaradamente
    Ramos, María Elena, 1947-
    2000
    Curator María Elena Ramos interviews Antonieta Sosa in the framework of the exhibition of her installation Cas(a)anto at the Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas. Ramos introduces the dialogue with a brief description of the concept of “self-monitoring [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1157737

  • Venezuela en los 60 : Expresionismos calientes
    Ramos, María Elena, 1947-
    1995
    In this text, curator María Elena Ramos analyzes the decade of the sixties in Venezuelan art, addressing the various movements that emerged as well as the overall political and cultural situation in the country. She mentions specific figures, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1162471

  • Victor Lucena : El espacio en el objeto
    Ramos, María Elena, 1947-
    1991
    Curator María Elena Ramos reflects on the problem of “space” on the basis of works by Víctor Lucena in which space is manipulated in objects, geometric shapes, materials, colors, and textures. Ramos underscores the importance of perception ( [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161176