RAPHAEL MONTANEZ ORTIZ: Destructivism, a manifesto.

Destructivim: a manifesto by Rafael Montañez Ortiz, 1962. Publicado originalmente como: Montañez Ortiz: Years of the Warrior 1960, Years of the Pysche 1988. — New York, NY : El Museo del Barrio, 1988. “Terrace Mattress Destruction” for the Destruction in Art Symposium. London, England, 1966.   There are today throughout the world a handful of…

WILLIAM DERESIWICZ: La muerte del artista y el nacimiento del emprendedor creativo.

The Death of the Artist—and the Birth of the Creative Entrepreneur: Hard-working artisan, solitary genius, credentialed professional—the image of the artist has changed radically over the centuries. What if the latest model to emerge means the end of art as we have known it?  William Deresiwicz, 2015 Gustav Klimt en su jardín, 1912. Pablo Picasso en…

LYGIA CLARK: A Morte do Plano (1960)

  “But the plane is dead. The philosophical conception that humanity projected onto it no longer satisfies, nor does the idea of a God external to humankind.” Lygia Clark, Máscara abismo com tapa-olhos (Abyssal mask with eye-patch), 1968.   The plane is a concept created by humanity with a practical objective: to satisfy its need for balance. The square, an…

FERREIRA GULLAR, et.al: Manifiesto Neo-Concreto

Ferreira Gullar Lygia Pape, 1960 La expresión neoconcreto indica una toma de posición frente al arte no-figurativo “geométrico” (neoplasticismo, constructivismo, suprematismo, escuela de Ulm) y particularmente frente al arte concreto llevado a una peligrosa exacerbación racionalista. Lygia  Clark, 1960     La expresión neoconcreto indica una toma de posición frente al arte no-figurativo “geométrico” (neoplasticismo,…