Creator: Zanini, Walter, 1925-×
  • [Em 1973 pensávamos numa JAC futura de etapas constantes ao longo dos meses...]
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    In this text, Professor Walter Zanini presents the exhibition 8ª Jovem Arte Contemporânea held in 1974. He states that the exhibition is conceptual at its core, which means it is oriented toward ideas. He believes that the work of the artists [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110584

  • [Incontáveis artistas cuja produção se inclui... ] = [Countless artists whose production may be included...]
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    In this text, art critic Walter Zanini presents the show Multimedia Internacional. In it, he argues that art from the seventies was highly influenced by artists who privileged semantic concerns. They cast aside aesthetic subjectivity to take part in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110891

  • [Letter] 1969, São Paulo, Brazil [to] Rubens Gerchman
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    The synopsis in English are coming soon [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111055

  • [Letter] 1981, Julio 21, São Paulo, Brasil [to] Clemente Padín
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    This is the Brazilian art critic and curator Walter Zanini’s official invitation to Clemente Padín, asking him to take part in the XVI Bienal Internacional de São Paulo, in 1981. The document created a “diplomatic” incident that was solved [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1242138

  • [O MAC acolheu o público...] = [The MAC has welcomed the public...]
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    Walter Zanini introduces the exhibition Acontecimentos, held by the Museu de Arte Contemporânea (MAC) at the Universidade de São Paulo (USP). He notes that the silent atmosphere was disturbed by the reading of a communiqué from the artist Lydia [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110662

  • A arte de comunicação telemática, a interatividade no ciberespaço
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    In this essay, Professor Walter Zanini discusses the impact caused by the use of computers and digital images, noting the profound changes in the creation and perception of “artistic events” that this new tool designed for creativity and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111028

  • A arte postal na busca de uma nova comunicação internacional
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    Walter Zanini asserts that Mail art is one of the most widespread international avant-garde art forms. It is characterized by the casting aside of the object and downplaying the anonymity of contemporary art. Zanini points out that new structures and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110591

  • A Bienal de cá para lá
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-; Bonomi, Maria; Pessanha, José Américo; Monteiro, Paulo, 1961-; Salvador, Gilberto, 1946-; Boni, Regina; Strina, Luisa
    This document consists of a series of statements on the XXI São Paulo Biennial. Professor Walter Zanini, curator of the sixteenth and seventeenth biennials, held in 1981 and 1983 respectively, condemns a modality whereby artists are selected to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111345

  • A colônia japonesa e as artes
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    This was a lecture by the art historian and critic Walter Zanini about the arts activities of the Japanese community in Brazil, particularly in the cities of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Although this study is focused on the art world after World [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111409

  • As novas possibilidades = The new possibilities
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    The art critic Walter Zanini introduces the exhibition Poéticas Visuais, which he describes as an opportunity to see the work of artists who work in multimedia. He stresses the considerable involvement of other countries in the event in order to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110585

  • Bienal : renovação crítica e riscos
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    Walter Zanini, curator of the 1981 and 1983 São Paulo Biennials, defends the critical role that curators play in mega-exhibitions like the São Paulo Biennial. He asserts that that role exceeds formulating the concepts that serve as the structure of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111346

  • Entrevista - depoimento
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    In this interview, Professor Walter Zanini assesses his role supporting artistic expressions that make use of the new media during his tenure as director of the Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo (MAC-USP). Even during a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111244

  • Expõe o 'Atelier Abstração
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    In this newspaper article dated June 20, 1954, professor Walter Zanini reviews the exhibition of works by artists representing the Atelier Abstração at the MAM-SP (Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo). Despite the fact that, as a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1316720

  • Introdução
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    The critic and curator Walter Zanini introduces the exhibition Prospectiva ‘74, and presents a broad overview of the languages used by the new media. He places the works based on multiple channels of technological communication on a level with [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110588

  • Introdução
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    The curator Walter Zanini presents a proposal for the XVI Bienal de São Paulo that calls for significant changes in how the event is organized, suggesting that artists should be grouped in terms of artistic languages instead of perpetuating the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111044

  • Introduction
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    In his text presenting the special section on Mail art at the XVI São Paulo Biennial, Walter Zanini explains the reasons for including this art form in the event he curated. He asserts that Mail art played a central role in the dematerialization of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111291

  • Lothar Charoux
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    Professor Walter Zanini, the director of the Museu de Arte Contemporânea (an affiliate of the Universidade de São Paulo), begins his introductory essay by congratulating the graphic artist and painter Lothar Charoux on behalf of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1315748

  • Mônica Nador
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    Professor Walter Zanini remarks on the new phase in the production of Mônica Nador. The “decorative element plays a fundamental role” in this work, unlike her earlier monochromatic production. The interest in the forms and motifs of this work [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111277

  • Mudar o intercambio cultural entre a Europa e o Brasi l : uma necessidade = Intercambio cultural entre Europa y Brasil : una necesidad
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    The Brazilian critic and historian Walter Zanini sees a need for an artistic exchange between the entire Latin American continent—not just Brazil—and other countries, a process he views as an important step toward understanding contemporary art [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 805766

  • Os carimbos de Carmela
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    In this essay, Walter Zanini expresses his opinion of Carmela Gross’s work, highlighting that after supporting in spirit a precise constructive phase, her artistic research has come to a threshold between sign and writing. In her previous works, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110666

  • Primeiros tempos da arte / tecnologia no Brasil
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    In this text, critic Walter Zanini provides a context for the emergence of art influenced by electronic communication technologies in Brazil. He traces the origins of this sort of art to 1968, when painter and theorist Waldemar Cordeiro, in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111029

  • Regina Silveira e as novas poéticas
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    In this essay, Walter Zanini focuses on the work of Regina Silveira, which he describes as process-work based on a poetic idea outlined with strict constructive resources. The critic and curator identifies three fundamental characteristics in her art [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110655

  • Vicente do Rêgo Monteiro (1971)
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    Walter Zanini offers a retrospective vision of the work of Vicente do Rêgo Monteiro, an artist from the state of Pernambuco, one year after his death. Professor Zanini’s far-reaching analysis provides context for a chronological understanding of a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110821

  • Vídeo-arte : uma poética aberta
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    Walter Zanini considers video to be a universal art, acknowledging that its diverse aspects can be broken down into three areas: (a) the technical and abstract manipulation of electronic images; (b) the television as an object for construction of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110892

  • Volpi, Di Cavalcanti e Giorgi, os grandes prêmios nacionais da II Bienal
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    This piece reports the winners of the national prize issued by the jury of the 2nd São Paulo Biennial (1953). The writer of this text, Professor Walter Zanini, provides a short description of the art life of each of the prizewinners: Alfredo Volpi, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110827