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…

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,…