Online Editorial

Sep 15, 2022

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Artist Lizania Cruz responds to the different temporalities in which art actions take place and addresses how this work has affected her own practice.

La artista Lizania Cruz reflexiona sobre las diferentes temporalidades en las que tienen lugar las acciones de arte, y aborda la manera en que esta obra afectó su propia práctica artística.

Drawing on materials from the César Paternosto Archive, Summer 2021 Writer In Residence Rebecca Yuste explores the development of the artist's work, his fraught relationship with the US art world, and the influence of pre-Columbian art and architecture on his practice.

Online Editorial

Sep 27, 2022


Writer and translator Elisa Wouk Almino reflects on ritual, tenderness, and the space of the home through paintings and drawings by Magali Lara.

This conversation takes as its starting point a series of casual photographs David Lamelas took of André Cadere’s retrospective at PS1, New York in 1989. The transcript that follows is part of ISLAA's online publishing platform, which invites expanded approaches to scholarship on Latin American art by commissioning short articles and interviews by artists, historians, and curators.

Esta conversación toma como punto de partida una serie de fotografías informales que David Lamelas hizo en su visita a la restrospectiva de André Cadere en PS1, Nueva York en 1989. La transcripción que sigue forma parte de la plataforma de publicaciones en línea de ISLAA que a través de comisiones a artistas, historiadores y curadores amplia posibles enfoques al estudio del arte latinoamericano.

Artist Alan Ruiz analyzes a work by Grupo Escombros through Argentina's economic and social hardship in the years following dictatorship.

El artista Alan Ruiz analiza una obra de Grupo Escombros a través de las dificultades económicas y sociales de Argentina en los años después de la dictadura.

ISLAA Scholar in Residence, Gabriel Peluffo Linari, reflects on the role of Uruguayan painter Pedro Figari as a thinker on art theory and pedagogy.

El ISLAA Scholar in Residence, Gabriel Peluffo Linari, reflexiona sobre el papel del pintor uruguayo Pedro Figari como pensador sobre teoría del arte y pedagogía.

Online Editorial

Feb 13, 2023

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In memory of Marta Palau, who passed away in August 2022, curator Anna Burckhardt reflects on the Mexican sculptor's artistic development and the symbolic and spiritual significance of her materials.

En conmemoración de Marta Palau, fallecida en agosto de 2022, la curadora Anna Burckhardt reflexiona sobre el desarrollo artístico de la escultora mexicana y la importancia simbólica y espiritual de sus materiales.

ISLAA Scholar in Residence, Mónica Freyre, reflects on Alberto Greco's Traveling Cultural Exhibitions to trace a possible genealogy of the artist's "vivo-dito"

La ISLAA Scholar in Residence, Mónica Freyre, reflexiona sobre las Exposiciones Culturales Rodantes de Alberto Greco para trazar un posible genealogía de su arte "vivo-dito"

Online Editorial

Apr 24, 2023

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Writer Lara Mimosa Montes encounters the lyric intensity of Paraguayan artist Feliciano Centurión’s compositions and explores poetic motifs recurrent in his work.

La escritora Lara Mimosa Montes se encuentra con la intensidad lírica de las composiciones del artista paraguayo Feliciano Centurión y explora motivos poéticos recurrentes en su obra.

Claudia Grego March analyzes Argentine artists' strategic transformation of European Informalism by focusing on the writings of art critics Rafael Squirru and Jorge Romero Brest.

Claudia Grego March analiza la transformación del informalismo europeo por parte de los artistas argentinos, enfocándose en los escritos de los críticos de arte Rafael Squirru y Jorge Romero Brest.

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