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  • [A "Manchete" de 26 de agosto publica um artigo pintor bahiano Carybé...]
    Bardi, Lina Bò
    This text by architect Lina Bo Bardi describes the difficulties she faced as the head of the Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia (MAMB) and of the Museu de Arte Popular (MAP), both of which were located in the Solar do Unhão (since 1963), a seventeenth- [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110877

  • [A ação de Maria como escultora]
    Mendes Monteiro, Murilo
    1956
    This essay by Murilo Mendes appeared in the exhibition catalogue for work by the sculptor Maria Martins at the MAM-RJ (Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro) in 1956. Mendes thinks the uniqueness of her work arises from a confrontation at a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110395

  • [A cultura artística brasileira em geral...]
    Lourenço, Maria Cecília França, 1945-
    1984
    This is the catalogue for Nipo brasileiros. Mestres e alunos em 50 anos, the exhibition held at the Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo (São Paulo, 1984). It includes an essay by Maria Cecília França Lourenço, the art historian and curator of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110648

  • [Amaioria das peças de escultura popular...]
    Saia, Luiz
    1944
    This text by architect Luis Saia discusses the collection of popular sculptures he put together during his trip to northern and northeastern Brazil in 1938. The architect presents a thesis on the African origin of the “miracle,” the name used for [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110430

  • [As an artist I'm not responsible to art history]
    De Romero, Ralph
    1980
    In these two brief articles, Ralph de Romero, a Puerto Rican artist born in New York, states that he feels no responsibility for art history. In other words, it is the artist’s privilege to call anything he creates whatever he wants to call it. De [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863062

  • [As exposições de pintura brasileira...]
    Bardi, Lina Bò
    1960
    This text was to be placed on the main wall of the exhibition on Brazilian painting organized by the Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia (MAMB) in 1960. The text asserts that the true innovating power of a culture is found by delving into its popular [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110863

  • [Ata da primeira reunião do]
    Handa, Tomoo, 1906-
    1935
    This text is the minutes of the first meeting of the Grupo Seibi (1935). It presents the deliberations that took place in a meeting that stated the following objectives for the group: (1) Encourage ties among the members; (2) Hold a monthly meeting [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110650

  • [Cada vez que procuro situar]
    Oiticica, Hélio, 1937-1980
    1961
    In this article, the artist Hélio Oiticica discusses the work of Lygia Clark. He believes that her work has become part of a historic art movement, and underscores his connections to the artist’s work. Oiticica expresses his admiration for Clark [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110352

  • [Esta exposição desenvolve temas enunciados na exposição Bahia]
    Bardi, Lina Bò
    1963
    This is an article by the Italian architect Lina Bo Bardi, who lived in Brazil, about the first exhibition held at the MAP (Museu de Arte Popular) in 1963 in Salvador, the capital of the state of Bahia. The exhibit included everyday items handcrafted [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110868

  • [I have been asked to speak about...]
    Kemble, Kenneth, 1923-
    1960
    Kemble develops a historical and formalist view of art, both from a Western and Eastern perspective, to arrive at the stylistic evolution present in both the 20th century and in his own work, which he analyzes from inception and through his personal [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741307

  • [Ismael Nery nasceu em Belém do Pará]
    Mendes Monteiro, Murilo
    1948
    In his text on the life and work of Ismael Nery, writer Murilo Mendes asserts that, though Nery was mostly known as a painter, his true focus was philosophy. Mendes provides an overview of Nery’s “essentialism”—a philosophical system he [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110383

  • [Letter] 1927 December 25, São Paulo [to] Prudente de Moraes Neto
    Andrade, Mário de, 1893-1945
    1927
    This is a letter from the critic Mário de Andrade to the writer Prudente de Moraes Neto. Adopting a brotherly tone, de Andrade criticizes the Surrealist nature of Moraes Neto’s article in the modernist magazine VERDE, published in Cataguazes (in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110368

  • [Letter] 1963 ago. 2, Fortaleza, Ceará [to] Lina Bo Bardi, Salvador, Bahia
    Xavier, Lívio, 1900-
    1963
    This is a letter from Lívio Xavier—who, at the time, was the director of the MAUC (Museu de Arte da Universidade do Ceará)—to the architect Lina Bo Bardi, who was the director of both the MAMB (Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia) and the MAP (Museu [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110864

  • [Letter] 1963 maio 1, Salvador, Bahia [to] Lomanto Júnior, Governo do Estado da Bahia, Salvador, Bahia
    Bardi, Lina Bò
    1963
    In this letter to Lomanto Júnior, the governor of the State of Bahia at the time, architect Lina Bo Bardi requests public support for the Plano de Artesanato Popular, a project geared to encouraging craft production in northeastern Brazil. In a way [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110865

  • [Nada evoca tanto quanto a obra de Maria...]
    Péret, Benjamin, 1899-1959
    1956
    This essay by the French Surrealist poet Benjamin Péret appeared in the catalogue for the exhibition of works by Maria Martins presented at the MAM-RJ (Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro) in 1956. Péret discusses the artist’s sculptures, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110398

  • [O autor das vinte e sete esculturas representando os...]
    Amado, Jorge, 1912-2001; Rego, Waldeloir
    1979
    This book is on the wooden panels sculpted by Carybé, an Argentine artist who resided in Brazil. The reliefs represent Candomblé Orishas, that is, male, female, or gender neutral Afro-Brazilian deities. In his introduction, Afro-Brazilian artist [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110537

  • [Terá existido um pintor verdadeiramente surrealista?]
    Mendes Monteiro, Murilo
    1948
    This text by writer Murilo Mendes addresses the connections between the work of Brazilian painter Nery and the Surrealist movement. It contains an account of when, in 1927, Nery met Russian painter Marc Chagall and remarks on certain affinities [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110384

  • [Um dos mais importantes acontecimentos culturais dos últimos tempos...]
    Bardi, Lina Bò
    This document is the cooperation agreement between the government of the State of Bahia, the Museu de Arte Moderno da Bahia (MAMB), and the Universidade da Bahia that establishes joint efforts in the sphere of culture and efforts to work on the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110870

  • 20 anos do Museu de Arte de São Paulo
    Bardi, P. M. (Pietro Maria), 1900-1999
    1967
    The Italian journalist and art dealer Pietro Maria Bardi describes the organization and construction of the MASP (Museu de Arte de São Paulo) during the first two decades of its existence, from 1947 to 1967. This was no easy task in the provincial [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111187

  • A Bienal de Salvador
    Spanudis, Theon
    1967
    This text was written by the Greek critic Theon Spanudis about the first Bienal Nacional de Artes Plásticas, held in 1966, in the city of Salvador (state of Bahia). The critic objects to the presence of artwork linked to Pop art and the New [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110843

  • A condição do lugar no site
    Mano, Rubens, 1960-
    2006
    Rubens Mano analyzes the relation between artists and urban spaces during the 1960s and 1970s, both of which introduced into the visual arts a key discussion of the implications of their entry into the core of urban life. The making of art becomes an [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111326

  • A contemporaneidade de Rubem Valentim
    Pedrosa, Mário
    1970
    Critic Mário Pedrosa analyzes the work of Ruben Valentim and defines his “authentic Brazilian painting.” His work is removed from the well-known, anecdotal, and picturesque regionalism that abounds in the art of the state of Bahia, where [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110576

  • A escultura de origem negra no Brasil
    Barata, Mário
    1957
    In this essay the art historian Mário Barata discusses various facets of the African-inspired sculpture produced by Brazilian artists. He notes the diversity in style from one African nation to another, and identifies the influences that are most [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110424

  • A exposição de Carlos Bastos
    Valladares, José
    1949
    In this text, José Valladares reviews the show of work by Carlos Frederico Bastos held at the Public Library in the city of Salvador, state of Bahia. Valladares points out the diversity of the work on exhibit, which attests to the experimental [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110695

  • A expressão artistica nos alienados (contribuição para o estudo dos symbolos na arte)
    Cesar, Osorio
    1929
    Doctor Osório César used psychoanalysis to study the artistic expression of inpatients at the institution de Juquerí (in the São Paulo area). The writer compares his patients’ works with certain other modern artwork (created by children, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110386

  • A gravura na Bahia
    Riolan
    1967
    Beginning at the end of the 1940s, writer Riolan Metzker Coutinho traces a history of wood engraving in the state of Bahia, which in his judgment, is a privileged endeavor in which engravers such as Oswaldo Goeldi, Poty Lazzarotto and Carl Hansen ( [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110849

  • A morte de Ismael Nery
    Machado, Aníbal, 1894-1964
    1934
    Writer Aníbal Machado published this text on the occasion of the death of Ismael Nery. He points out some aspects of the artist’s personality and work and compares his painting with foreign artists of the stature of Max Ernest and André Masson [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110380

  • A nova forma poética: uma conversa com Tristan Tzara
    Carvalho, Flávio de; Tzara, Tristan, 1896-1963
    1935
    This is the transcript of a statement made by the poet Tristan Tzara when he was interviewed by Flávio de Carvalho during the latter’s trip to Europe in 1934. Tzara speaks at great length about Dadaist methods, the movement he leads, and the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110387

  • A pintura ainda tem função
    Machado, Lourival Gomes
    1943
    This critique is on the book Evolução Social da Pintura (1942), written by Luiz Martins,a book written on the conferences he held at the Biblioteca Municipal de São Paulo. Lourival Gomes Machado states that the author, Luiz Martins, understands [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110721

  • A ponte da real identidade
    Leirner, Sheila, 1948-
    1982
    In this article, critic Sheila Leirner formulates the tie between the place where a work of art is produced and the work itself. In her view, artists can be divided into those who engage problems innate to art and those who make use of images for the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1075665

  • A presença dos concretistas
    Machado, Lourival Gomes
    1959
    In this article, Lourival Gomes Machado discusses the major contribution that Concrete artists have made to the São Paulo art scene. In his view, their stimulating presence provoked a wide range of reactions years after the first exhibition of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110728

  • Afrikanische Religiosität in Brasilien; Kunst und Afro-Brasilidade = African religiosity in Brazil; Afro-Brazilian art = Religiosidade africana no Brasil; Arte afro-brasilidade
    Moura, Carlos Eugênio Marcondes de; Araújo, Emanoel, 1940-
    1994
    The catalogue for Arte e religiosidade afro-brasileira, the exhibition held at the Kunstverein Museum, in Frankfurt in 1994, introduces the work of contemporary artists of African descent or whose work is inspired by African culture. The exhibition [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110519

  • Agnaldo e a escultura afro americana
    Leite, José Roberto Teixeira
    1967
    The critic José Roberto Teixeira Leite rates the artist Agnaldo [Manoel dos Santos] as one of the greatest Brazilian sculptors of all times. The critic sees the artist’s work as the product of a syncretism that oscillates between African and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110462

  • Agnaldo Manoel dos Santos : origin, revelation and death of a primitive sculptor
    Valladares, Clarivaldo Prado
    1963
    In this essay on Bahían sculptor Agnaldo Manoel dos Santos, Clarival do Prado Valladares discusses aspects of the artist’s life—in particular, the arduous work he did making blocks of limestone— and of his work. The text describes the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110478

  • Agnaldo Manoel dos Santos : uma lenda viva
    Ramos Neto, Francisco de Castro
    1988
    This is a text about the life and work of Bahia sculptor Agnaldo Manoel dos Santos. The article points out certain characteristics of his personality and significant events in his life as a sculptor, including [his participation in] the fourth Bienal [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110425

  • Ainda não é amanhã
    Machado, Lourival Gomes
    1956
    In this newspaper article, Lourival Gomes Machado observes that art criticism in Brazil has finally started considering Concrete art as an important form of expression in Brazilian art. In his opinion, the idea of “rupture” with the art world— [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110722

  • Amazonia
    1943
    The catalogue for a solo exhibition of work by sculptor Maria Martins held at the Valentine Gallery in New York in 1943 included a group of texts on myths from the Amazon, specifically legends about mythological characters like Cobra Norato ( [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110396

  • Arte africana & afro-brasileira
    Melo, Dilma de; Calaça, Maria Cecília Felix
    2007
    This book, written by the sociologist Dilma de Melo Silva and the social communicator Maria Cecília Felix Calaça, presents a historical review of Brazilian art and its African sources, and a discussion of African tribal art produced [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110535

  • Arte concreta no Brasil : etapas da pintura contemporânea XXXIX - Arte concreta V
    Gullar, Ferreira, 1930-
    1960
    This text is a historical balance sheet of Concrete art in Brazil. The art critic, Ferreira Gullar, introduces Concrete art as a movement of “rupture” whose radical nature contrasts with the painting that predominated in Brazil in the late 1940s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1090830

  • Arte feminina e feminismo
    Leirner, Sheila, 1948-
    1982
    Sheila Leirner discusses feminine and feminist art in Europe, the United States and Brazil. In her opinion, movements of this kind proliferated in 1980s art, which also served as a vehicle for reporting on the situation of the woman in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111363

  • Arte infantil
    Pedrosa, Mário
    1952
    Art critic Mário Pedrosa wrote this text for the catalogue of the Exposição Infantil held at the MAM-RJ (Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro) in 1952, which he based on the work regarding the creative potential of children conducted at the end [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110389

  • Arte marginal
    Leirner, Sheila, 1948-
    1982
    In this article, the critic Sheila Leirner seeks to differentiate between marginal art, marginalized art, and art that is understood as marginalized by the artist who created it. In her opinion, there is a tendency to regard marginal art and artists [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111364

  • Arte moderna na Bahia
    Valladares, José
    1957
    Here, José Valladares comments on the launching of his book Dominicais [Sunday Essays], which is a collection of his texts published  between 1948 and 1950 in the Diário de Notícias, a daily newspaper in the city of Salvador (state of Bahia). He [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110845

  • Arte negra no Brasil
    Ramos, Arthur, 1903-1949
    1949
    This text by Arthur Ramos is an overview of art of African origin in Brazil and its importance to the formation of the culture within the country. From a historical perspective, the text discusses Western contact with African art starting in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110426

  • Arte popular
    1963
    This is a short unsigned article about the opening of the Museu de Arte Popular (MAP) in 1963 in Salvador (Bahia). The writer refers to more than 200 art and craft works by more than twenty artists and artisans. Regarding the exhibition held along [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110862

  • Artesanato e criação estética: tapeçaria de Genaro de Carvalho
    Valladares, Clarivaldo Prado
    1962
    The art historian and critic Clarival do Prado Valladares discusses the connections he sees between Genaro de Carvalho’s tapestries and the traditional art of the state of Bahia. The critic insists that Carvalho’s works cannot be mistaken for [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110696

  • As bellas-artes nos colonos pretos do Brazil: a esculptura
    Nina Rodrigues, Raymundo, 1862-1906
    1904
    This text discusses African sculpture and sculpture produced by African slaves and their descendents in Brazil. The analysis begins with statues used in Afro-Brazilian religions, some of which represent priests possessed by gods. Other works are [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110427

  • As carrancas de Guarany
    Pardal, Paulo
    1988
    This text discusses the life and work of Francisco Biquiba dy Lafuente Guarany, a popular artist from Bahia whose work revolved around carrancas—figureheads used in small vessels that cross the São Francisco River, sailing through the states of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110428

  • As gravuras de Poty
    Valladares, José
    1950
    In this text, José Valladares remarks on the show of prints by Brazilian artist Poty Lazzarotto held in the city of Salvador, in the state of Bahia, in 1950. Valladares sheds light on Lazzarotto’s professional training and the range of techniques [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110846

  • As tramas da globalização: necessidade de um novo olhar
    Borsa Cattani, Icleia
    2003
    Icleia Borsa Cattani discusses in this document the possibility of egalitarian, respectful cultural exchanges in Latin America, especially in the current context of social inequality aggravated by globalization. In her opinion, events that take place [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111310