Claudio Perna (1938–1997) and Sol LeWitt (1928–2007) are both known for their use of maps, cartography, aerial photography, and satellite images from different geographic coordinates as interventional supports in their work. We could fall into the temptation to draw a comparison between their works, based on their similarities and overlooking their—explicit and significant—differences.

Claudio Perna (1938-1997) y Sol Lewitt (1928-2007) son conocidos por haber utilizado como soporte de intervención, en algunas de sus obras, mapas, cartografías, fotografías aéreas y vistas satelitales de diversas coordenadas geográficas. Pudiéramos caer en la tentación de analogar estas obras, basándonos en las semejanzas que existen entre ellas y obviar sus diferencias, las cuales son explícitas y significativas.

The Luis Fernando Benedit Archive represents the artist’s activities across a range of media, from figurative painting to habitats for live animals. His notebooks, plans, and sketches also show an abiding concern with problems of process and transformation. When viewed in conjunction, these documents and works provide an opportunity to reexamine some of his contributions to debates concerning the relations between culture, nature, and technology.

Any time of day, any moment of your life (for all of life is like a single day), if you have ever grabbed a pencil and written your name or the name of someone you know on a sheet of paper, you may have wondered about the origin of that rather strange mechanism we call writing.

A cualquier hora del día en cualquier momento de tu vida—porque la vida entera es como un solo día—si alguna vez tomaste un lápiz y escribiste tu nombre o el de alguien que conocés sobre un papel, es posible que te hayas preguntado por el origen de ese mecanismo tan raro que se llama escritura.

ISLAA's first Scholar in Residence, Gabriel Peluffo Linari, reflects on María Freire's work within the context of the European, Brazilian, and Río de la Plata arts communities.

El primer ISLAA Scholar in Residence, Gabriel Peluffo Linari, reflexiona sobre la obra de María Freire en el contexto de la escena artística europea, brasileña y rioplatense.

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