Text by Zanna Gilbert. [15], In 2017, Minujín went on to make a second Partheon of Banned Books in Kassel, Germany. Marta Inés Minujín (Buenos Aires, Argentina, 30 de gener de 1943) és una artista plàstica argentina, coneguda per les seves obres avantguardistes produïdes principalment durant els anys 1960, 1970 i 1980. Courtesy Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires . Marta Minujín; La Victoria de Samotracia cayendo, ca. Artistas argentinos en la Piazza San Marco (5790231237).jpg 1,024 × 685; 333 KB. Interested in learning more? 11 Ibid. In response to this idea, Minujín staged an exhibition in 1962 during which she publicly burned her paintings. [10] The Minuphone was designed and constructed, in collaboration with her, by engineer Per Biorn, who was employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories, and the work was shown at the Howard Wise Gallery in New York City. For over 50 years, Argentine artist Marta Minujín has been creating memorable concept pieces with a little help from friends like Andy Warhol and Christo. After studying at the Buenos Aires School of Fine Arts, she exhibited her work from 1957 onwards and held her first solo exhibition in 1959 in the Argentinian capital. Minujín covered the Obelisk of Buenos Aires with ice cream, and three colleagues licked it. My Modern Met. Minujín delved into psychedelic art in New York, of which among her best-known creations was that of the "Minuphone," where patrons could enter a telephone booth, dial a number, and be surprised by colors projecting from the glass panels, sounds, and seeing themselves on a television screen in the floor. Sie arbeitet vorwiegend in den Bereichen weiche Skulptur, Happening, Performance und Video. The coup d'état by General Juan Carlos Onganía in June of that year made her fellowship all the more fortuitous, as the new regime would frequently censor and ban irreverent displays such as hers. Bienal do Mercosul, Porto Alegre. Marta Minujín. A scholarship from the National Arts Foundation allowed her to travel to Paris as one of the young Argentine artists featured in Pablo Curatella Manes and Thirty Argentines of the New Generation, a 1960 exhibit organized by the prominent sculptor and Paris Biennale judge. [7], She joined Rubén Santantonín at the di Tella Institute in 1965 to create La Menesunda (Mayhem), where participants were asked to go through sixteen chambers, each separated by a human-shaped entry. Marta Minujín. Adrián Villar Rojas y Marta Minujín (5786890592).jpg 1,024 × 683; 242 KB. Mit diesem Akt möchte die Künstlerin dem… Mehr. Marta first exhibited her artwork in her natal city in 1959. Ende der 1970er-Jahre beginnt Marta Minujín mit emblematischen Bildern der Stadt Buenos Aires und mit universellen Ikonen zu arbeiten. Kaum eine documenta-Künstlerin bewegt die Menschenmassen wie die Argentinierin Marta Minujín. Artist: Marta Minujín (Argentine, born 1944) Title: La Victoria de Samotracia cayendo, ca. Marta Minujín (born 1943) is an Argentine conceptual and performance artist. Artistas argentinos en la Piazza San Marco (5790788184).jpg 1,024 × 685; 362 KB. Marta Minujín is an Argentine performance artist born in 1943 in Buenos Aires. [18], Reading the News (1965). [9][14][8], A conversation with Warhol in New York regarding the Latin American debt crisis inspired one of her most publicized "happenings:" The Debt. The latter, a sheet metal creation, was stuffed with cotton and lit, creating a metaphor for the legendary crooner's untimely 1935 death in a Medellín plane crash. Marta Minujín’s The Parthenon of Books is taking shape in Kassel thanks to all of your generous donations.. To fully finish covering the scaffolding with forbidden books, the artist is kindly asking you to send us more books. Kalender 05.09.2017 The Parthenon of Books: Feier zum Abschluss der Sammlung verbotener Bücher. She initially studied at the Instituto Universitario Nacional del Arte (now Universidad Nacional de las Artes, or National University of the Arts) until 1960. [13], Minujín returned to Buenos Aires in 1983, and the return of democracy the same year, following seven years of a generally failed dictatorship, prompted her to create a monument to a glaring, inanimate victim of the regime: freedom of expression. Niki de Saint Phalle, Christo eta Claes Oldenburgen lanekin batera, La Menesunda artearen historiako lehen "giro" edo instalazioetako bat da. Marta Minujín is born the 30th of January 1943 in San Telmo, neighbourhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina. After finishing her studies at the Escuela de Bellas Artes Manuel Belgrano and the Escuela Superior de Bellas Artes, she went to Paris to represent Argentina at the Paris Biennal. (15 x 17.7 x 4.7 in.) Similarly to the 1983 Partheon, the books were distributed to people around the world when the work was dismantled. Minujín got into the Río de la Plata covered in newspapers. [9], She earned a National Award in 1964 at Buenos Aires' Torcuato di Tella Institute, where she prepared two happenings: Eróticos en technicolor and the interactive Revuélquese y viva (Roll Around in Bed and Live). [11] She was on hand in 1971 for the Buenos Aires premiere of Operación Perfume, and in New York, befriended fellow conceptual artist Andy Warhol. Download the audio guide. Patrons could enter a telephone booth, dial a number, and be surprised by different effects.[10]. Her Cabalgata (Cavalcade) aired on Public Television that year, and involved horses with paint buckets tied to their tails. Marta Minujín My Mattress, 1962 Mattresses, cardboard, patching plaster and paint, 200 x 135 x 105 cm (78.7 x 53.2 x 41.3 in), Collection of the artist, Buenos Aires Marta … Dezember, (eine Woche nach den Präsidentschaftswahlen 1983) in der Avenida 9 de Julio in Buenos Aires. MoMA Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955–1980. Bd. Marta Minujín is possibly the most famous artist of the post-war Argentine art scene. 248 Marta Minujín, The Parthenon of Books, 2017, Stahl, Bücher, Kunststoffolie, 19,5 × 29,5 × 65,5 m Bd. Diese Seite wurde zuletzt am 5. She met a young economist, Juan Carlos Gómez Sabaini, and married him in secret in 1959; the couple had two children. (15 x 17.7 x 4.7 in.) Marta Minujín is possibly the most famous artist of the post-war Argentine art scene. Januar 1943 in Buenos Aires) ist eine argentinische Konzeptkünstlerin. Zur documenta 14 (2017) entstand in Zusammenarbeit mit der Universität Kassel, der Frankfurter Buchmesse und vielen anderen[3] das „Parthenon der Bücher“, das als Zeichen gegen das Verbot von Texten gedacht war. Von 1962 bis 1963 machte ein Stipendium Minujín einen längeren Aufenthalt in Paris möglich. She comes from a middle-class family, and her parents were really strict. Malba – Fundación Costantini in Buenos Aires presents a retrospective exhibition of Argentine artist Marta Minujín featuring more than 100 works focused on her historical production from the sixties, seventies and eighties. [8] Her time in Paris also inspired her to create "livable sculptures," notably La Destrucción, in which she assembled mattresses along the Impasse Roussin, only to invite other avant-garde artists in her entourage, including Christo and Paul-Armand Gette, to destroy the display. Isabel Emrich’s oil paintings use energetic brushstrokes to beautifu... lly capture the motion, texture, and swirling colors found underwater. Sie arbeitet vorwiegend in den Bereichen weiche Skulptur, Happening, Performance und Video. He trained as an actor with Cristina Banegas, Julio Chávez, Alberto Ure, Pompeyo Audivert and Guillermo Angelelli. Januar 1943 in Buenos Aires) ist eine argentinische Konzeptkünstlerin. 1961 gehörte sie zu den argentinischen Teilnehmern der Biennale von Paris. Foreword by Lisa Phillips. Minujín's colleagues and friends collectively destroyed her works. Following President Raúl Alfonsín's December 10 inaugural, Minujín had this temple-like structure mounted on a boulevard median along the Ninth of July Avenue. Mai 1933 im Zuge der sogenannten ‚Aktion wider den undeutschen Geist‘ rund 2.000 Bücher von den Nazis verbrannt wurden. 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