Subject: http://icaa.mfah.org/vocabs/names/index.php?tema=10279×
Topic Descriptor: http://icaa.mfah.org/vocabs/names/index.php?tema=10279×
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Name Descriptor: Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011×
  • [Letter] 1968 Febrero 12 [to] Ricardo [Alegría]
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1968
    In this letter that artist Lorenzo Homar wrote to Ricardo Alegría, director of the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña (ICP), while he was in France, Homar states that there has been a problem with the glue used to stick the tiles on the mural of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861552

  • [Letter] 1968 Febrero 4, Londres [to] José A. Torres Martino
    Homar, Lorenzo
    1968
    Lorenzo Homar, who was on a yearlong European sabbatical, writes to the Puerto Rican artist and critic, José Antonio Torres Martinó, with a summary of recent events. Homar explains that the glue used for the murals at the Olympic Pool at El Escambr [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863537

  • [Letter] 1973 December 17, s.l. [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Alegría, Ricardo E.
    1973
    In 1974, Ricardo Alegría was director of the Office of Cultural Affairs, as well as a member of the committee for the III Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano [Third San Juan Biennial of Latin American Graphic Art]. [In this letter,] Alegr [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 861290

  • De cómo llegué a interesarme en el oficio de las máquinas lentas
    Gotay, Consuelo
    1993
    The Puerto Rican artist Consuelo Gotay writes about how she first became interested in typography and manual printing presses, which inspired her to produce portfolios in which [she could] show prints. She also talks about her experiences with some [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1055156

  • Desarrollo artístico : murales en Fábrica de Fomento
    De La Rosa, Samuel
    1956
    Journalist Samuel E. de la Rosa explains that in the late 1950s, the management of the company, Fomento Industrial de Puerto Rico, took the initiative to install prefabricated murals in factories. The purpose of these installations was to awaken [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 854271

  • El Centro de Arte Puertorriqueño
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916 - 2011
    1985
    In this historical overview, artist José A. Torres Martinó describes how he and fellow Puerto Rican artist Félix Rodríguez Báez opened a studio called Estudio 17 in the late-1940s. Other artists joined their efforts and together they founded the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 822200

  • El portafolios gráfico o la hoja liberada
    Tió, Teresa
    1995
    This essay by Puerto Rican historian Teresa Tío discusses the historical development of graphic portfolios in Puerto Rico between the 1950s and the 1990s. The essayist’s thesis is based on the fact that Puerto Rico has a long tradition of creating [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 806479

  • Esperanza para el 51 : grupo de artistas boricuas crean entidad sorprendente
    Márquez, Juan Luis
    1950
    Journalist Juan Luis Márquez reports that fellow Puerto Ricans José Antonio Torres Martinó, Lorenzo Homar, Rafael Tufiño, Julio Rosado del Valle, and Félix Rodríguez Báez have organized the Centro de Arte Puertorriqueño (CAP) in order to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 865312

  • Exposición de obras patrióticas : Introducción al catálogo Exposición Arte Patriótico Puertorriqueño
    1959
    According to the Puerto Rican writer René Marqués, the exhibition Arte Patriótico Puertorriqueño [Puerto Rican Patriotic Art]—presented from April 24 through May 29, 1959 at the Galería La Pintadera in San Juan—is an expression of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 853475

  • Introducción
    Marrozzini, Luigi
    1963
    In 1963, a group exhibition of Puerto Rican graphic art was organized under the title: Exposición Colectiva de Grabados Puertorriqueños: Pequeña Retrospectiva [Small Retrospective]. Regarding the exhibition, the Italian art buyer Luigi Marrozzini [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863214

  • José Antonio Torres Martino : Un autodidacta del pincel
    Braschi, Wilfredo
    1946
    The Puerto Rican writer, Wilfredo Braschi, speaks of “arte nuevo” and its reception (sometimes with reticence) by both art appreciators and scholars. Braschi believes that the Puerto Rican artist, José Antonio Torres Martinó, is a “pintor [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 854214