GEOMETRIC ABSTRACTION: LATIN AMERICAN ART FROM THE PATRICIA PHELPS DE CISNEROS COLLECTION = ABSTRACCIÓN GEOMÉTRICA: ARTE LATINOAMERICANO EN LA COLECCIÓN PATRICIA PHELPS DE CISNEROS

Cambridge, New Haven: Harvard University Art Museum, 3 March - 4 Nov, 2001. b/w and color plates, color frontispiece, facsimiles, portraits, catalogue, biographies, bibliographical references, color pictorial wrappers. Item #61320
ISBN: 0300089902

The book explores the history and importance of the geometric abstraction movement in Latin America through the analytical study of selected artworks from the holdings of the Fundación Cisneros. The book includes along their artwork, the biographies and their beliefs of artists like Joaquin Torres-Garcia, Tomas Maldonado Raul Lozza, Lygia Clark, Helio Oiticica, Jesus Raferl Soto. Gego amongst others who participated in the movements of Concretism and Neo-Concretism in Brazil, Constructivism in Uruguay, the Madi Group and Concrete artists in Argentina, and Kinetic Abstraction and Neo-Constructivism in Venezuela. ENGLISH AND SPANISH TEXT. CONTENTS: Mapping change : a historical perspective on geometric abstraction in Argentina, Venezuela, and Brazil = Cartografía del cambio : la abstracción geométrica en Argentina, Venezuela y Brasil en su perspectiva histórica / Mary Schneider Enriquez -- The Cisneros collection : from landscape to place = La colección Cisneros : del paisaje al lugar / Luis Enrique Pérez Oramas -- Works and problems : a conversation about the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros collection = Obras y problemas : una conversación en torno a la colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros / Ariel Jiménez & Luis Enrique Pérez Oramas -- Some Latin Americans in Paris = Unos latinoamericanos en París / Yve-Alain Bois -- Divergent parallels : toward a comparative study of neo-concretism and minimalism = Paralelos divergentes : para un estudio comparativo entre el neoconcretismo y el minimalismo / Paulo Herkenhoff -- Documents = Documentos. School of the South = La escuela del Sur / Joaquín Torres-García ; Introduction to constructive universalism = Introducción al universalismo constructivo / Joaquín Torres-García ; The frame : a problem of contemporary art = El marco : un problema de la plástica actual / Rhod Rothfuss -- Arturo manifesto = Manifiesto Arturo / Carmelo Arden Quin ; The mobile = El móvil / Carmelo Arden Quin ; Madí manifesto = Manifiesto Madí / Gyula Kosice ; Inventionist manifesto = Manifiesto invencionista ; Manifesto No = Manifiesto No ; Alejandro Otero : letters to Alfredo Boulton = cartas a Alfredo Boulton ; Manifesto ruptura ; Neo-concrete manifesto = Manifesto neoconcreto / Ferreira Gullar -- Lygia Clark--Hélio Oiticica : letters = cartas ; Lygia Clark : texts = textos ; Reflections on color = Reflexiones sobre el color / Carlos Cruz-Diez ; Excerpts from conversations with Jesús Soto = Extractos de Conversaciones con Jesús Soto / Ariel Jiménezññ.

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