Buenos Aires: MNBA, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, 2012. color, duotone & b/w plates, ports., facs., plans, cat., bios/chrons., apend., bibliographical references (p.324-329), color pict. fldg. wrps. OCLC: 815824078. Item #100367
ISBN: 9789871428137

The book-catalogue brings together historical artwork created between the late 1950's and early 1970's and now part of the collection of the MNBA, acquired at the same time of the birth of the kinetic art in Argentina, with added pieces from private collections and other institutions. The edition comprises important texts that present for the first time a complete picture of Argentinean kinetic art, including an essay by Elena Oliveras, a pioneer in the study of kinetic art in Argentina and testimonies of optical-kinetic artists collected by Mariana Marchesi. The staff of the Área de investigación (Research Area) of the museum also participated with texts. Includes an essay dedicated to the paradigmatic work by French of luminokinetic art, Nicolás Schöffer (1912-1992), the installation "Lux 2" (Máquina de metal)- one of the pieces presented in the 6th Biennial of Sao Paulo in 1961. Published on the occasion of the exhibition held June 14 - Aug. 19, 2012 at the MNBA, Buenos Aires. Contents: Presentación / Guillermo Alonso -- Motivaciones conceptuales del arte cinético argentino / Elena Oliveras -- La exposición -- Vasarely. La nueva tradición -- El ojo del que mira -- Itinerario Paris-Buenos Aires. Julio Le Parc y el Grupo de Investigación de Artes Visuales -- Las exposiciones -- Imágenes inestables: tránsitos Buenos Aires-París-Buenos Aires / Cristina Rossi -- Nicolás Schöffer la vanguardia europea en Buenos Aires / Florencia Cherñajovsky -- La formación del acervo del arte óptico y cinético en el MNBA. La gestión de Samuel Oliver / María Florencia Galesio, Patricia Viviana Corsani y Paola Melgarejo -- Biografías / Renata Cervetto -- Los artistas dan su testimonio. En diálogo con Mariana Marchesi -- Cronología / María Florencia Galesio, Patricia Viviana Corsani y Paola Melgarejo -- Apéndice documental -- Bibliografía general -- Siglas -- Listado de obras.

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