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Name Descriptor: Niemeyer, Oscar×
  • 1951: depoimento de um arquiteto carioca
    Costa, Lúcio
    1951
    In an article written in 1951 entitled “Depoimento de um arquiteto carioca” [Testimony of an Architect from Rio de Janeiro], Lúcio Costa describes Le Corbusier’s visit to Brazil in 1929, his plan for the city’s urban layout, and what he [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110348

  • Arquitetura = Architecture
    Niemeyer, Oscar
    1944
    In this text, Oscar Niemeyer presents his project for the Pampulha complex on the outskirts of Belo Horizonte. He explains that his intention is to bring together contemporary art and technique. Niemeyer believes that visual experimentation is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110340

  • Arquitetura e crítica de arte
    Pedrosa, Mário
    1957
    According to the author of this text, Mário Pedrosa, at the onset of the modern architecture movement restriction to the strictly functional was necessary in order to combat the aesthetic or visual approach that predominated in others styles and in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1086553

  • Depoimento = Testimony
    Niemeyer, Oscar
    1958
    In this text, architect Oscar Niemeyer provides an overview of his career; he asserts that the projects he designed for Brasilia and for the Museo de Caracas represent milestones in his production. Those projects—part of a radical phase in his work [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110334

  • Niemeyer e crítica de arte
    Pedrosa, Mário
    1959
    In this text, art critic Mário Pedrosa remarks on an article written by architect Oscar Niemeyer for the magazine Módulo in which he describes his process of creation and discusses the question of visual control. Pedrosa sees the text by Niemeyer [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1086699

  • O depoimento de Oscar Niemeyer - II
    Pedrosa, Mário
    1958
    In Mário Pedrosa’s view, Oscar Niemeyer’s stance on architecture and its eventual recovery was shaken to the core when his social consciousness was awakened. Niemeyer was initially a staunch believer in the idea of “originality,” though he [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1086654

  • Os intelectuais brasileiros respondem ao apêlo de Gabriela Mistral
    Menotti del Picchia, 1892-
    1952
    This document is the response from a group of intellectuals who wrote a letter in support of a call by the Chilean poet Gabriela Mistral—the pseudonym of the educator and diplomat Lucila Godoy Alcayaga—for a Continental Conference on Culture in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 807597