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  • [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

  • A América Latina existe?
    Ribeiro, Darcy
    1979
    Darcy Ribeiro stresses the existence of a geographical, continental Latin America that has not yet become a political or linguistic unit. According to the author, the countries in the region do not live together as a single body; they “coexist” [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 807738

  • A propósito da política cultural do Brasil na América
    Freyre, Gilberto, 1900-1987
    1943
    Gilberto Freyre’s essay highlights the importance of research into the origins of Brazilian culture and the Brazilian people, as well as their “interpersonal” and interregional relationships, noting that those who interpreted that data were [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 807856

  • A reabilitação do primitivo
    Andrade, Oswald de, 1890-1954
    1954
    In this communiqué-style essay written in Rio de Janeiro, Oswald de Andrade calls for the axiological rehabilitation of primitive man—understood as the communities or people that lived on this continent before the Eurocentrically-named & [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 784450

  • 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

  • Americanidade e latinidade da America latina: crescente interpenetração e decrescente segregação
    Freyre, Gilberto, 1900-1987
    1963
    This is a summary of Gilberto Freyre’s thoughts on the subject of Latin America, with a focus on the cultural anthropological aspects of a hybrid civilization based on a blend of black, American Indian, and European traditions. The author discusses [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 807893

  • Americanismo e Hispanismo
    Freyre, Gilberto, 1900-1987
    1942
    Gilberto Freyre defends the right of each country in the Americas to have its own form of government, as long as it refrains from causing any kind of violent disturbance elsewhere on the continent. His views are challenged by orthodox supporters of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 807875

  • 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, literatura e sociologia: em tôrno do problema da interpretação da vida e da arte como formas
    Freyre, Gilberto, 1900-1987
    1962
    This essay is about the proposal of the author Gilberto Freyre about the need for teaching the sociology of art within a planned fine art curriculum, highlighting the importance of this and anthropology. In his opinion, one must try to understand a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110802

  • Candomblê e makumba
    Péret, Benjamin, 1899-1959
    1930
    French Surrealist poet Benjamin Péret wrote this text on African religions after visiting Brazil. He establishes a counterpoint between Macumba and Candomblé rituals, which he considers “almost revelatory” poetic practices of “primitive and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110370

  • Ciencia, americanismo y venezolanidad
    Antolínez, Gilberto, 1908-
    1946
    In this chapter of the book Hacia el indio y su mundo, by the Venezuelan indigenous scholar Gilberto Antolínez, the author presents the ideas that inform his anthropological research, as well as his critique of the Venezuelan American tradition. In [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1171880

  • Congresso afro-brasileiro da Bahia
    Carneiro, Edison; Ferraz, Aydano do Couto, 1914-
    1940
    This is a preface to the book O negro no Brasil. Trabalhos apresentados ao 2º Congresso afro-brasileiro da Bahia (11 a 20 de janeiro de 1937) consisting of a collection of lectures presented at the event. The sociologists Edson Carneiro and Aydano [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110850

  • Em tôrno de um novo conceito de tropicalismo
    Freyre, Gilberto, 1900-1987
    1953
    In this essay, the Brazilian sociologist Gilberto Freyre criticizes the exaggerated and mystic academicism of intellectual works produced by Brazilian universities that distance them from the concerns of society as a whole. Describing himself as a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1075041

  • Esboço histórico : o elemento negro nas artes plásticas
    Cunha, Marianno Carneiro da, 1926-1980
    1983
    This is an excerpt from “Arte afro-brasileira,” a chapter in the book História Geral da Arte no Brasil. In it, the anthropologist Marianno Carneiro da Cunha stresses the importance of black artists and their art in the history of Brazilian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110463

  • Interamericanismo
    Freyre, Gilberto, 1900-1987
    1942
    In this article, Gilberto Freyre points out a common trait he sees among the peoples of the Americas and, especially, in the field of inter-American relationships. He refers to areas where he can affirm the people’s natural ability to combine unity [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 807911

  • Introducción: la cultura
    Ribeiro, Darcy
    1978
    The author wonders how indigenous American people compare to other civilizations. Darcy Ribeiro seeks to articulate a general theory to explain the formative and transformative processes that could provide an alternative to European ethnocentric [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 807756

  • Legendes, croyances et talismans des indiens de l’amazone
    1923
    This book illustrated in detail by painter Vicente do Rego Monteiro explores the legends, beliefs, and talismans of Amazonian natives. The artist offers vignettes, drawings of symbols, and illustrations based on indigenous motifs. It was published in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785164

  • O que foi o 1º Congresso Afro-brasileiro do Recife
    Freyre, Gilberto, 1900-1987
    1934
    Gilberto Freyre, the sociologist from Pernambuco, discusses the I Congresso Afro-Brasileiro, held in Recife in 1934. Freyre briefly refers to comments and discussions concerning the viability of the meeting and the informality of the event, among [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 783512

  • Pioneros de la antropología : memoria visual 1936-1950
    Botero, Clara Isabel; Perry Posada, Jimena
    1994
    Colombian anthropologists Clara Isabel Botero and Jimena Perry Posada describe the influence of educational and cultural policies on scientific and artistic projects during what was called the República Liberal in Colombia. In the authors’ view, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1129223

  • Un lente para mirar al hombre : el arte fotográfico de Nereo
    Zapata Olivella, Manuel
    1964
    In this straightforward and intuitive profile of Colombian photographer Nereo López, eminent writer and researcher Manuel Zapata Olivella discusses Nereo López’s work and vision of art and photography. Nereo López eschews the aestheticism of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1132885