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  • Los principales artistas venezolanos proceden de Los Disidentes
    Sanhueza, María Cristina
    In this interview, journalist María Cristina Sanhueza takes up the opinion of J. R. Guillent Pérez regarding the assertions of Oswaldo Vigas, which question the contribution of Los Disidentes [The Dissidents] (Paris, 1950) to Venezuelan art. After [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155563

  • Indagações, extensão e limites do regionalismo
    Amaral, Aracy A., 1930-
    In this essay from 1983, art historian Aracy Amaral responds to ongoing debates on the pertinence of regionalism as a framing paradox for Brazilian art. She calls attention to the excesses of internationalism in certain of Brazil’s larger cities [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1126533

  • Artes plásticas no Nordeste
    Barbosa, Ana Mae Tavares Bastos
    Ana Mae Barbosa points out the consequence of the internal diaspora of visual artists from Northeastern Brazil toward the major centers (São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro) starting in the 1960s. In her opinion, those artists were better prepared for a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111417

  • Identidade cultural e relações de poder: A arte contemporânea no Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil (1980-1990)
    Borsa Cattani, Icleia
    This text written by the art critic Icleia Borsa Cattani is the result of her in-depth research on the work produced in the 1980s, in her region, the state of Rio Grande do Sul (RGS), its distribution, and the market for that art. Her objective was [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111395

  • Dados para uma História da Arte em Pernambuco
    Ladjane, Maria, 1927-
    In this study, Ladjane Bandeira argues that the movement for artistic independence in the state of Pernambuco in northeastern Brazil was an attempt to counter the influence of the European experience as “filtered” through São Paulo and other [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111378

  • Etsedron II
    Amaral, Aracy A., 1930-
    In Aracy Amaral’s view, the debate around the Etsedron group could give rise to reflection on a Latin American aesthetic insofar as it entails an expressionistic and primitivistic interpretation of reality from an environmental perspective. Amaral [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111219

  • [Na mesma medida em que]
    Araújo, Olívio Tavares de
    Olívio Tavares de Araújo introduces an exhibition of the work of Farnese de Andrade, an artist then known in Rio, but not in São Paulo. The writer brings up the strange nature of this artist from Minas Gerais, under the label of “mineiridad.” [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111201

  • Os museus regionais de Chateaubriand
    This anonymous article bemoans the failure of Assis Chateaubriand’s initiative to build regional museums in Brazil. The author does not blame Chateaubriand, a businessman based in São Paulo, for the failure, but instead focuses on the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111197

  • Nordeste
    Rocha, Glauber
    In this text, filmmaker Glauber Rocha describes the conditions surrounding life and culture in northeastern Brazil in the sixties, specifically in the desert-like region known as sertão. Lina Bo Bardi chose the text for the catalogue for an [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111194

  • Museus regionais de Chateaubriand : Olinda, Campina Grande, Pôrto Alegre, Feira de Santana, &TC.
    This article discusses the initiative to open regional art museums in key Brazilian cities other than the hegemonic centers of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. The force behind the project was newspaper magnate Assis Chateaubriand who had [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111179

  • Por uma fala amazônica sobre a cultura
    Loureiro, João de Jesus Paes
    [This text offers] perspective on Amazonian sensibility, through which the author proposes a radical shift by marginalizing the “elitist” focus. According to this vision, the history of the cultural production of that region has been “a tragic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111175

  • Artes populares
    Meireles, Cecília, 1901-1964
    Poet Cecília Meireles discusses native art; which in her judgment ideally tells “history on a small scale.” She explains that Brazil is not homogeneous, as can be seen through its activities and techniques, which can be difficult to discern [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111012

  • Vicente do Rêgo Monteiro (1971)
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    Walter Zanini offers a retrospective vision of the work of Vicente do Rêgo Monteiro, an artist from the state of Pernambuco, one year after his death. Professor Zanini’s far-reaching analysis provides context for a chronological understanding of a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110821

  • Sobre a pintura de Telles Junior
    Cardozo, Joaquim
    Joaquim Cardozo analyzes the work of Telles Júnior, evaluating his continual and almost exclusive dedication to the native landscape of the state of Pernambuco. The author affirms that the artist is a “regionalist” in good measure, and that he [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110817

  • O modernismo brasileiro
    Franca, Antonio
    Antônio Franca distinguishes two great trends in his survey of Brazilian thought: traditionalism and “modernism.” He recognizes the continuity of these trends throughout the course of history, although in order to understand the Brazilian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110814

  • Lula Cardoso Ayres: uma interpretação integrativa de homens e coisas brasileiras
    Freyre, Gilberto, 1900-1987
    In this essay, author Gilberto Freyre examines the various phases of the life and artistic career of the painter Lula Cardoso Ayres, establishing a nexus between his art and origins from the social elite of the state of Pernambuco. He comments on the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110812

  • Regionalismo brasileiro
    Freyre, Gilberto, 1900-1987
    Gilberto Freyre identifies the seed of Brazilian regionalism in the Regionalist movement of Recife, which in his judgment was subtly preceded by Franklin Távora, Inglês de Sousa, Afonso Arinos, Alcides Maya, and reflected by Mário de Andrade and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110810

  • Manifesto Regionalista de 1926: vinte e cinco anos depois
    Freyre, Gilberto, 1900-1987
    In 1951, precisely twenty-five years after reading his “Regionalist Manifesto of 1926” for the first time, the sociologist Gilberto Freyre still deemed the effects of regionalist expression to be visible. This was particularly true in journals [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110808

  • Algumas notas sôbre a pintura no nordeste do Brasil
    Freyre, Gilberto, 1900-1987
    In this essay, the Brazilian sociologist Gilberto Freyre reflects on the interest generated by things resulting from the inverse reason to their proximity. His inquiry led to the basic question of why had the northeastern region of Brazil not [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110799

  • O papel da imprensa e sua renovação
    Barros, Souza, 1903-1984
    [In this text], the art historian Souza Barros (1903–1984) writes a naturalistic article based on documents and testimonials from the period. The writer describes the main aspects of the 1920s in the state of Pernambuco (Northeast Brazil) from a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110795

  • Rádio e teatro : o regional como tema
    Campos, Eduardo
    Writer Eduardo Campos defends future theatrical works with a “regionalist” theme. He suggests the use of themes linked to the Northeastern region of the country, where man’s struggle for survival (in a hostile and desert-like environment) is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110788

  • Digressão sobre o regionalismo a partir da questão do "ponto de vista"
    Xavier, Ismail
    In “Regarding Regionalism According to a Specific ‘Point of View’”—chapter four of his doctoral thesis on the work of Glauber Rocha—Ismail Xavier analyzes the process that the filmmaker uses to bypass the concept of regionalist fiction [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110710

  • A arte moderna
    Inojosa, Joaquim, 1901-
    This [text] is a “literary letter” sent by critic Joaquim Inojosa to the editors of Era Nova magazine in João Pessoa (in the state of Paraíba), which was later published as a book. It is considered a type of manifesto belonging to the Brazilian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1083630

  • Brasil/Cuiabá: pintura cabocla
    Morais, Frederico, 1936-
    The synopsis in English are coming soon [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1075687

  • A ponte da real identidade
    Leirner, Sheila, 1948-
    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

  • Carlos González o la fundación del grabado uruguayo
    Kalenberg, Angel
    Uruguayan critic Ángel Kalenberg praises the woodcuts of Uruguayan artist Carlos González. He asserts that González is to South America what José Guadalupe Posada was to Mexico, mainly, a pioneer in the realm of art. His pivotal series of prints [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 806129

  • Iniciação à pintura brasileira contemporânea
    Navarra, Ruben
    This essay was included in the catalogue for the Exposição de Pintura Brasileira held in London in 1944. Organized by the critic Rubén Navarra, the show presented a broad selection of Brazilian paintings that covered the transition from the 1930s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 783222

  • Tradicionismo dinamico : cultura universalista
    Chiacchio, Carlos
    The editorial in the first issue of Arco & Flexa magazine sets the tone for the publication, and endorses both “tradition” and the Brazilian “modernist” movement, essentially because the latter is steeped in a universalism that also seeks [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 782632

  • Tarsila
    Andrade, Mário de, 1893-1945
    Mário de Andrade, the writer and member of the Brazilian “modernist” movement—[this version of “modernism” had nothing to do with the literary movement headed by Rubén Darío that followed European avant-garde ideas]—described Tarsila [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 781921

  • Brasil na América Latina : uma pluralidade de culturas
    Amaral, Aracy A., 1930-
    Aracy Amaral comments in this essay on the term “Latin American” as an aesthetic category, which would suggest being identified as something different and also the need to search for universal values. This would be one of the paths: the denial of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 776834

  • O regional e o universal na arte: por que o temor pelo latino-americanismo?
    Amaral, Aracy A., 1930-
    The author addresses the dangers, but also the need, to cultivate a Latin-Americanism, that is, she considers that Latin America without the information and the influence of the hegemonic countries in the art world (the United States and the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 776533

  • Literatura e subdesenvolvimento
    Cândido, Antônio, 1918-
    This essay examines Latin American literature during two key periods. The first, up to 1930, was a period of passive awareness of the backwardness of the country, when people put great stock in the homeland and its geographical terrain, and were [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 776023

  • La responsabilidad del artista que se va de América Latina y la del que se queda
    Noé, Luis Felipe
    In his text, Luis Felipe Noé launches the following questions: Does a Latin American art exist? Should it exist? Taking into account what assumptions? What is the artist’s responsibility? Should an artist leave or remain in his country? In his [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 740678

  • En la sociedad pop la vanguardia no está en las galerías de arte
    Noé, Luis Felipe
    Luis Felipe Noé writes an assessment of the artistic scene in New York in 1966. The city is the commercial center of the art world, although he judges it to be not the international center, but the national center of the world’s most important [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 740663

  • [El "Grupo Buenos Aires" que se presenta con esta muestra...]
    Noé, Luis Felipe
    Luis Felipe Noé begins with the notion that the artistic milieu in which he operates is still in formation, just as the artists of the Grupo Buenos Aires come together through their relation with the societal background. In his judgment, art is just [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 740608

  • Artes plásticas
    Noé, Luis Felipe
    Luis Felipe Noé comments on various shows in Buenos Aires, from which he highlights the work of Leónidas Gambartes, while also classifying the themes of his work: the earth and its mysteries; the image of woman as closer to both the earth and its [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 740072