The accompanying catalog to the Museu de Arte Moderno de Sao Paulo exhibit curated by Ariel Jimenez (actual director of the Cisneros Collection) from the Cisneros Foundation in 2002. The book offers an insight look at the Cisneros Foundation collection and offers the study of the parallelism between Brazilian artists and their contemporary European and Latin American artists within the context of abstractionism and their historical significance.
A brief analysis on the life and artistic production of the sculkptor Sergio camargo by the Brazilian art critic Ronaldo Brito. This book aproaches the sculptor ouevre from the post-cubist bronzes of the 50's to the wooden reliefs and carrara marble sculptures of the 60's and the Black belgium marble minimalism expressions of the 80's.
A historical research and analysis by the critis and art proffesor Lorenzo Mammi, it briefly follows the life and artistic path of the painter Alfredo Volpi, a self-taught artist of great visual and cultural acumen who during his seventy years of artistic production saw his life evolve from the romantic period of the Brazilian art to the end of Brazilian Modernism.
A brief but very complete synopsis on the constructive/concrete sculptor Franz Weissmann. The art critic and art historian Sonia Salztein analyzes 50 years of the life of the sculptor, from his first work, the emblematic sculpture Empty Cube from 1951 to the latest creative period.
Written by Ronaldo Brito, this book offers a brief review on the construtive tendencies in the world during the 20th century. It offers as well a sudy on the singularities of the Neo concrete movement up to the 60's. With illustrations from artits members of the group like Lygia pape, Helio Oiticica and Lygia Clark. Published originally in 1985.
This book revisits the inaugural exhibition of the Ruptura Group in Sao paulo, Brazil. Special emphasis is given to its founders followed by a detailed description of historical facts involving the foundations and evolution of the Grupo Ruptura and its influence on future movements like Concretismo and neo Concretismo. Written by Rejane Cintrao.
As part of the fiftieth anniversary of the Ruptura manifiesto, a group of books was published by the Cosac & Naify Editors in Sao Paulo, Brazil. This book revisits the artistic production of Waldemar Cordeiro in his post Ruptura afiliation and far from the rigidity of Concrete abstraction, particular emphasis is given to photography. Beautifully written by Helouise Costa.
Regina Texeira de Barros writes about the career and illustrates with a chronological sequence the life of Antonio Maluf as aprt of the Concreto Art movement in Brazil. Edited by Cosac and Naify in Sao paulo Brazil and part of the group pf books from the arte paulista series.
A part of the Arte Concreta Paulista, this book explores in depth the origins and ev olution of the Grupo Noigandres of Concrete poetry in Sao Paulo. This book complements the collection of 4 titles that belong to the Arte Concreta Paulista publication by Cosac & Naify. Written by Lenora de Barros and Joao Bandeira
This Volume gathers material and documents of the Arte Concreta group in sao paulo during the decade of the 50's. Special emphasis is given to the groups Ruptura ( painting and sculpture) Noiganbdres ( poetry) and certain aspects of the art from Antonio maluf and Waldemar Cordeiro
Published by the Museu de Arte Moderna de Sao paulo (MAM) in occassion of the 50th anniversary of the first national Exhibition of Concrete Art show at the museum in 1956.
It documents the exhibit and participation of 26 artists poets and designers that formed the concrete movement during the "golden years" of Concretism in Brazil.
Introductions by Lorenzo Mammi (art), Joao bandeira (poetry) and Andre Stolarsky (design).