Creator: Boulton, Alfredo, 1908-1995×
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  • [Letter] 1950 Marzo 31, Caracas [to] Alejandro Otero
    Boulton, Alfredo, 1908-1995
    1950
    In this letter, art critic Alfredo Boulton voices some dismay to his artist friend, Alejandro Otero. After having written generalizations on traditional western art and on the irruption of the abstract art movement, the critic adds a long postscript [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 850312

  • [Letter] [1961 Noviembre 15, Caracas to Alejandro Otero]
    Boulton, Alfredo, 1908-1995
    2001
    In this letter, art critic Alfredo Boulton reveals to his friend, the artist Alejandro Otero, then in Paris, about his reservations with the new extra-pictorial [habitually not used] materials he had begun using after the Coloritmos series created by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 850274

  • El cinetismo de Soto
    Boulton, Alfredo, 1908-1995
    1967
    In this essay, the historian and art critic Alfredo Boulton discusses the thinking and artistic philosophy of Jesús Rafael Soto (1923–2005), to whom he assigns a place of honor within the pantheon of the artistic avant-garde—calling him the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1069749

  • El tema de la figura humana en la obra de Héctor Poleo
    Boulton, Alfredo, 1908-1995
    1992
    This essay was written by Alfredo Boulton (1908–95), the Venezuelan historian and art critic. It appeared in the catalogue for the exhibition of works by the painter Héctor Poleo at the Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas (1974). In his essay, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1153964

  • Introducción
    Boulton, Alfredo, 1908-1995
    1986
    In his essay—published in the catalogue for the exhibition of works by the Venezuelan painter Héctor Poleo at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas—the historian and art critic Alfredo Boulton identifies three periods in the artist’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1153883

  • J. M. Cruxent
    Boulton, Alfredo, 1908-1995
    1973
    In this essay, the historian Alfredo Boulton reviews the work of José María Cruxent. Boulton describes a number of the distinctive characteristics of this Spanish-Venezuelan artist’s varia-invención work, focusing mainly on its Informalist style [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1153711

  • Jesús Soto 1971
    Boulton, Alfredo, 1908-1995
    1971
    In this essay, the historian and critic Alfredo Boulton discusses the work of Jesús Soto, whom he places at the heart of Venezuelan Kinetic art and, in historical terms, within the realm of the world’s contemporary art. Boulton bases his comments [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1059661

  • Mateo Manaure en el Museo de Bellas Artes
    Boulton, Alfredo, 1908-1995
    1956
    In this text, Alfredo Boulton considers the works by Venezuelan painter Mateo Manaure on exhibition at the Museo de Bellas Artes. After discussing Manaure’s participation in projects that engage architecture, Boulton examines the specific [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1157497

  • Soto
    Boulton, Alfredo, 1908-1995
    1983
    In this critical essay, the historian Alfredo Boulton analyzes several of the elements he sees in the work of Jesús Rafael Soto, the great Venezuelan Kinetic artist, focusing here on space and time. Boulton mentions a number of Soto’s works in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1101508