Arte en Venezuela, 1959-1979: de el Techo de la Ballena a 11 Tipos

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Mercantil, Jan 1, 2005 - Art - 403 pages
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Extensive study of a significant period in the development of modern art production in Venezuela by historian and art critic Palenzuela. The 1960s and 1970s were turning points in the country's artistic development, after the last military dictator Marcos Perez Jimenez, when new generations of artists, cultural events and artistic groups lead the way and set Venezuela's in the international scene of contemporary art during 2 decades that included El Techo de la Ballena, a cultural movement that started simultaneously in Colombia and Venezuela, and that was fundamental for 20th century Venezuelan art that included amongst its members artists and writers such as: Carlos Contramaestre, Juan Calzadilla, Caupolicán Ovalles, Edmundo Aray, Francisco Pérez Perdomo, Efraín Hurtado, Dámaso Ogaz, Salvador Garmendia, Alberto Brandt, Perán Erminy, Angel Luque, Gonzalo Castellanos and Antonio Moya. The edition also studies movements, salons and collective events sponsored by the State like the "School of Maracaibo", the Ruptura and the annual exhibitions "11 Tipos" of the Mendoza Exhibition Rooms representing the best examples of Informalist, Abstract, Cinetism, Conceptual and Figurative art lead by artist like: Hugo Baptista, Luisa Palacios, Mercedes Pardo, Luis Guevara Moreno, Alirio Rodriguez, Manuel Espinoza, Jesus Soto and Alejandro Otero and. A great contribution to the literature.

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