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  • [La imagen de América que forjaron, directa o indirectamente,...]
    Guevara, Roberto, 1932-1998
    Here, Roberto Guevara presents the objectives of the First Camille Pissarro Biennial (Centro Cultural Consolidado, Caracas, 1992). The event was organized to strengthen the ties between Venezuela and France as well as stimulate the development of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1166254

  • El hombre hecho de papel
    Armas Alfonzo, Alfredo, 1921-
    The historian Alfredo Armas Alfonzo wrote a biography on the life and work of the Russian artist Nicolás Ferdinandov, from the time when he lived in Venezuela until his death in Curaçao. He commented on the influence Ferdinandov bestowed on young [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161886

  • Autorretratos 1944
    Romero D., Rafael
    In this essay, Rafael Romero D. analyzes the significance of the self-portraits rendered by the Venezuelan artist Armando Reverón between 1910 and 1954. He states that it is Reverón who raises the genre of self-portrait to the “stature of an [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1160727

  • Análogo simultáneo (sobre los objetos de Armando Reverón)
    Balza, José
    In this essay, as he discusses the collection of objects created by Armando Reverón, the Venezuelan writer José Balza considers different socio-political ideas about the role played by objects in society and their function as cultural building [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1157190

  • Sigfredo Chacón
    Miguel García, Miguel
    In his prologue to the catalogue for the exhibition of work by Sigfredo Chacón held at the Centro Culural Corp Group in Caracas in 2000, curator Miguel Miguel identifies Chacón as part of a “breed” of creators born in the mid-20th century who [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1157110

  • La resistencia de las sombras : Alejandro Otero y Gego = The shadow's resistance : Alejandro Otero and Gego
    Pérez Oramas, Luis, 1960-
    In this essay, Luis Enrique Pérez Oramas finds that the work of Armando Reverón is the source of a “formalist tale,” defined as a theme of “traces and shadows.” It is a theme that Pérez Oramas pursues through the entire period when modern [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1156379

  • Armando Reverón y el arte moderno
    Pérez Oramas, Luis, 1960-
    In his essay, “Reverón y el arte moderno,” Luis Pérez-Oramas suggests that Reverón found his own way to modernism in his painting as a result of the exhaustion of Figuration, independently of the most noted modern artists of the twentieth [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155426

  • Alianza y magia de grabado y pintura : Alirio Palacios bajo la luz de Reverón
    Montejo, Eugenio, 1938-2008
    In this essay, Eugenio Montejo writes about the Venezuelan painter Alirio Palacios, comparing his paintings to the work of Armando Reverón. He mentions their relentless experimenting, the fact that they were both landscape painters (of the coastal [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155235

  • Reverón : su universo como idioma
    Calzadilla, Juan, 1931
    This essay by Juan Calzadilla reviews the stages of Armando Reverón’s art (blue, white, and sepia periods) proposed by Alfredo Boulton in 1955 in order to broaden and deepen understanding of Reverón’s life and work. Calzadilla posits as well an [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1142009

  • El solitario de Macuto : más lejos que Monet, que Sisley, que Renoir
    Navarro Velásquez, Pascual, 1923-1985
    This essay on Armando Reverón by the Venezuelan painter Pascual Navarro states that the majority of writings about him have stressed his “eccentric habits” and his “Robinsonian lifestyle” in detriment to the overall analysis of his work and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141774

  • Armando Reverón
    Padrón, Julián, 1910- 1954
    The 1932 article "Armando Reverón,” written by Venezuelan journalist, writer, and lawyer Julián Padrón is a short biography of Venezuelan artist Armando Reverón, and a description of his working method. Rever& [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1125575

  • Historia abierta
    Traba, Marta
    Art critic Marta Traba authored the essay “Historia abierta,” which was included among the texts for the exhibition América: Mirada interior. Figari, Reverón, Santa María, in Bogotá, July 4 through August 18, 1985, published by the Banco de [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1107039

  • Antes de que el mundo fuera
    Iovino Moscarella, María, 1962-
    “Antes de que el mundo fuera” [Before the World Existed] is the essay that María Iovino wrote for the book LUIS ROLDÁN (Segmento I) published in 2007, that presented a retrospective of the artist’s work, which has always been concerned with [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1092458

  • Reverón descansa en Juanita
    Traba, Marta
    In her essay “Reverón descansa en Juanita,” Marta Traba explores Armando Reverón’s tendency to choose women as the subject matter of his paintings. Traba pays particular attention to how Reverón uses his wife, Juanita, to express memories of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1074291

  • Alternativas para un arte masivo : esa es la proposición de la muestra de fotocopias de un grupo de artistas en la librería Cruz del Sur, en lo que consideran la búsqueda de un nuevo mensaje
    This (unsigned) article is a review of the exhibition of photocopies produced by the artists María Zabala, Roberto Obregón, Diego Rísquez, Joe, Lorenzo Berman, Sigfredo Chacón, Héctor Fuenmayor, and Claudio Perna. The exhibition was held at the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1068383

  • Juanita Mota : La mujer de Reverón
    Martínez, Itamar
    In “Juanita Mota, la mujer de Reverón,” the Venezuelan artist Itamar Martínez quotes what Juanita Mota, Armando Reverón’s wife (married at the time of his death) has to say about her fraternal and faithful relationship with the painter. In [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1067358

  • Latin American visions and revisions
    Goldman, Shifra M., 1926-
    Art historian Shifra M. Goldman writes with great acuity and depth about the traveling exhibition, Art of the Fantastic: Latin America, 1920–1987, which opened at the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 1987, and subsequently went to the Queens [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1063953

  • Prefacio
    Bayón, Damián
    In this text, Damián Bayón introduces a collection of essays on Latin American art with a broad overview of what he argues are the most critical issues when considering the historical and contemporary art of the region as a whole. He begins by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1061874

  • Accrochage y algo más
    Espinoza, Eugenio, 1950-
    In this essay Eugenio Espinoza names nine artists (himself included) who, in his opinion, have distinguished themselves in the field of contemporary art as being creators of a body of work that “is neither art nor anti-art, but something in between [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 866188

  • Exposición del paisaje venezolano: III
    Planchart, Enrique, 1894-1953
    In its third and final installment, the review written by Enrique Planchart on the Exposición del Paisaje Venezolano, the author contemplates the works of some artists that he identifies with the following phrases: “extensive work” (Marcos [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 850454

  • Visto por sí mismo : entrevista hecha la semana pasada en el Sanatorio San Jorque, del Dr. J. M. Báez Finol
    These “notes” were compiled by reporter Carlos Morantes based on an interview. In them, only the painter Armando Reverón speaks. Using simple and colloquial language, and speaking in the first person, the subjects he discusses include his [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 846024

  • Exposición del paisaje venezolano : Museo de Bellas Artes
    Planchart, Enrique, 1894-1953
    In the first part of his extensive review of the Exposición del Paisaje Venezolano, which took place in 1942 at the Museo de Bellas Artes of Caracas, Enrique Planchart establishes a chronological framework that distinguishes the pioneers (he calls [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 846005

  • Reverón, o la vita allo statu di Sogno : Armando Reverón, pittore venezuelano
    Ponti, Giovanni
    The article, written by Italian architect Gio Ponti, is a testament on the visit he made to “El Castillete,” the home and workshop built by the Venezuelan artist Armando Reverón in Macuto (on the Caribbean coastline). Ponti, who visited the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 812211

  • La originalidad de Armando Reverón
    Castillo, Marcos
    In this newspaper article about Armando Reverón, Marcos Castillo, who is also a Venezuelan painter, begins by saying that there are fundamental differences between artists who follow contemporary trends and those who start a “school.” He goes on [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 809930

  • Exposición de pinturas de Rafael Monasterios y Armando Reverón
    Planchart, Enrique, 1894-1953
    This text is a press article by critic Enrique Planchart on the group exhibition of paintings by Rafael Monasterios and Armando Reverón, which opened in December 1919; it was extended until 1920 at the Escuela de Música of the Academia de Bellas [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 809891

  • Datos sobre el pintor Armando Reverón
    Reverón, Armando, 1889-1954
    This biography of the Venezuelan painter Armando Reverón (which he is said to have written) consists of memories recorded in the third person. According to Alfredo Boulton, Reverón dictated it to “Raquel, the secretary at the Escuela” [de Artes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 809055

  • Reverón
    Picón-Salas, Mariano, 1901-1965
    The writer Mariano Picón Salas’ begins his essay on the artist Armando Reverón by affirming the powerful influence the artist has in Venezuela at the time; he then examines the myth of the “Illustrious Robinson,” a myth fostered by the people [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 808902

  • Armando Reverón o la voluptuosidad en la pintura
    This is the main text from the catalogue for the retrospective on Armando Reverón, which took place at the Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas in 1955. In it, critic Alfredo Boulton proposes to study the artist’s work by dividing it into periods [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 808768

  • Armando Reverón
    Planchart, Enrique, 1894-1953
    Published in the catalogue for the first retrospective of Armando Reverón, which took place in Caracas in 1951, critic Enrique Planchart discusses the characteristics of Reverón’s “complex and changeable” personality. He describes the artist [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 808725

  • Armando Reverón
    Diehl, Gastón, 1912-
    Starting with a poetic image—the work of Reverón made manifest through the “miracle of Reverón”—the French diplomat Gastón Diehl discusses three fundamental aspects of the artist whom he describes in a manner that is almost supernatural [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 808691

  • Venezuela, visiones de su pintura del siglo XIX.
    Rodríguez, Bélgica, 1941-
    The Venezuelan art historian Bélgica Rodríguez takes a look at the art produced in her country. According to her, twentieth-century Venezuelan art began with the landscape painters who were active in the early part of the century. She [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 805871

  • Encuentros y coincidencias en el arte de América Latina entre oposiciones y antagonismos
    Ambrosini, Silvia de
    The Argentine critic Silvia de Ambrosini claims that there have always been “opponents” in the art field. In her opinion, these “opponents” are what revitalizes the creative atmosphere. She says that in Latin American art & [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 805706

  • Armando Reverón : el creador
    Berni, Antonio, 1905-1981
    In this document Antonio Berni writes about a trip to the Museo Reverón in Macuto (Venezuela), and describes the coastal environment and the objects within the house museum. He critiques the commentaries concerning both the painting and madness of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 775221