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Corporate author Centro de Arte y Comunicación (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Title [Centro de Arte y Comunicacóin (CAYC) Collection of press releases and ephemera], 1969-1977.
Added title Centro de Arte y Comunicación papers, 1969-1977
Publisher [Buenos Aires] : [Centro de Arte y Comunicación], [1969-]
Description 2 boxes
Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 MoMA Manhattan Special Collections  N6635.5.C38 .C46 1969  Box 1    CHECKED OUT - ASK AT REF DESK
 MoMA Manhattan Special Collections  N6635.5.C38 .C46 1969  Box 2    CHECKED OUT - ASK AT REF DESK
Note The folder may include announcements, clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, small exhibition catalogs, and other ephemeral material.
Summary This collection contains approximately 800 loose individual sheets documenting the activites of the Centro de Arte y Comunicación (CAYC), a center of avant garde cultural happenings in Buenos Aires from the late 1960s through 1977.
Biographical/historical note Established in the summer of 1968 during a time when art and activism was becoming a global movement, CAYC was always a collaborative endeavor but under the leadership of Jorge Glusberg, director of the Buenos Aires-based Centro de Arte y Comunicación.
Provenance MoMA: . . . made possible thanks to the Latin American and Caribbean Fund.
Contents Box #1 (Folder 1): 1969 and early 1970s ?: 1. A folder list of exhibitions and events at CAYC from 1969-1971 (2 copies); 2. Reuniones de Arte y Diseño Dec 10-19 1969; 3. Concurso de Affiche y Logotipo Para el VI Censo 3 pages 1969?; 4. 2 pages that begin Iniciando su programa de 1970... 5. Comunicado #6, #7 (3 pages), #8, and #9 (3 pages), press releases all seemingly from early 1970s.
Box #1 (Folder 2): 1970: Press Releases #1-4, 6-11, 13, 14, 22, 24 and interspersed: 1. Panel with Luis Benedit et al. August 29; 2. Two illustrated sheets for Willoughby Sharp Body Works exhibition; 3. Tearsheet from Primiera Plana #412 12/22, 1970; 4. 5 page text by Jorge Glusberg titled Acerca de la Critica de Arte, nd.; 5. Una Confusa Iniciación de las Terceras Jornadas Argentinas de Lumio Tecnia; 6. Index card sized announcement for Osvaldo Romberg and Nos Casamos el Veinticinco December 1970.
Box #1 (Folder 3): 1971: Press Releases #28, 41, 43-93, 95-102 and interspersed: 1. Sarenco Tabla is after #49 an exhibition Sarenco is in; 2. 5 reproduced sheets for the Art Systems show see #54-55, 64: Instrucciones para Recorrido, Mirtha Dermisache letter, Agnes Denes Proposición #4, Mario Merz submission, and Estructura; 3. Jean Tinguely reproduction of collage dated October 1971; 4. Norberto Onofrio Imágenes dated November 10, 1971; 5. 2 images by Joe Tilson and 1 Photo Post Card that may also be by Tilson, see #96-96; 6. Teatro Colon November 1971; 7. J Gonzalez Mir Propuesta A-R-71.
Box #1 (Folder 4): 1972: Press Releases #103-124, 126, 128-133, 134 is missing a sheet, 135-138, 140, 141, 143-153, 155, 157-170, 174, 179, 181-189, 191-193, 195-200 and interspersed: 1. Yellow card invite to Kienlholz show see #110-112; 2. Traducción Libre de Artículo... Medicante may 1972; 3. J.C. Romero LA Violencia on blue paper may relate to #141; 4. Sol Lewitt line drawing for 8/25/72-9/21/72 show; 5. The following 8 pages on blue paper relate to the Art de Sistemas II exhibition see #155-167: Janos Urban la Identitad en el Encuentro, Klaus Groh Arte e Ideología, Joseph Beuys Organización para Democracia Directa 4 pages, Agnes Denes Paolo Veronese (Jucio ante el santo Tribunal) 2 pages; 6. Clausura de la Muestra Cayc al Aire Libre en la Plaza Roberto Arlt and Solicitada... 2 pages see #159 and 3 pages on heavy black paper with text in white rectangles; 7. Jorge Duarte Arte Popular; 8. Jorge Glusberg Ideología Política 2 page poll with 27 questions may relate to #165-166; 9. Following #195 are 4 duplicates with handwritting on rear; 10. El Grupo de los Trece en Arte de Sistemas December 1972-March 1973 is 30 pages of mostly artists contributions followed by a press release, all realtes to #195.
Box #1 (Folder 5): 1973: Press Releases #201-212, 216-233, 237-246, 251, 254-273, 275, 276, 278, 283-285, 287-296, 298-302, 304-331 and interspersed: 1. Oversize announcements card to Jacques Bedel February 1973; 2. Folded poster for Juan Carlos Romero Violencia show see #216; 3. Copia de Telegrama Colocionado ... 8/24/1973; 4. Jorge Glusberg La Comida y el hecho Artístico August 1973; 5. Retración pública with photos and letter by Jorge G Manson; 6. Invite to #285; 7. Five postcards from Group of 13 numbered 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6 by Luis Pazos, Antonio Vigo, Victor Grippo and Jorge Gamarra; Alberto Pellegrino, Juan Carlos Romero.
Box #1 (Folder 6): 1974: Press Releases #332-334, 336-338, 345-348, 350-354, 356-57, 359-71, 375-84, 386, 388-91, 393-99, 401-05, 408-11, 414-30, 433-47, 449-55, 457-58, 460-63, 467-70 and interspersed: 1. Invite to Fred Forrest show see #345; 2. 10 reproductions of work for the Gráficos Argentinos exhibition by: Jorge Alvaro, Luis Benedit, Oscar César Mara, Alvaro Barrios, Juan Carlos Gómez, Mirta Tocci, Sergio Camporeale, Daniel Zelaya, Pablo Obelar, and Delia Cugat, some are dated November or December 1973 but show is 1974, see #357; 3. Folded announcement for Grabados Checoslovacos April 6, 1974; 4. Antonio Vigo sheets for Arte de Sistemas Latinoamérica show see #380-381; 5. Mario Pedrosa Telegram on pink paper was found between #452-453 but it is unnumbered; 6. ICA London Press Release for CAYC show, see #467-468.
Box #2 (Folder 7): 1974: Introduction to Arte de Sistemas en Latinoamérica: Models of Cultural Development, Conflicts in Latinoamérica.
Box #2 (Folder 8): 1975: Press Releases #472-78, 481, 483-92, 494-96, 500-01, 504, 507-09, 513-18, 520-21, 524-26, 531, 534-35, 537-39, 542-44, 546-55, 557, 560-61, 564-70, 572-88, 590-97 and interspersed: 1. 7 press leases on yellow paper from Espace Pierre Cardin for Arte Sistemas en Amerique Latin and Deuxieme Recontre Internacionale Ouverte de Video show, and 4 pages with photos from show at Escape Cardin, and Clemente Padin illustration, see #475-76; 2. Eleanor Antin 100 Boots dated January 1975; 3. 2 illustrations for River Plate Graphics show in March-April 1975 by Hector Borla and Oscar Mara is after #484; 4. 2 illustrations by Mirta Tocci and Pablo Obelar relate to #485; 5. Fred Forrest 2 page text is between #485-86; 6. Towards Nirvana, The Catastrophe in Buenos Aires April 1975 is after #494; 7. Coloquio de Buenos Aires de Psicología Social July 1975; 8. Jorge Glusberg letter to video artists sending tapes for the Encounter and image for 3rd Open Encounter on Video on blue paper, and 4th Open Encounter on video sheet are after #561; 9. 5 pages of press for Art Systems II in Latin America exhibition in Denmark follows #588.
Box #2 (Folder 9): 1976: Press Releases #600-02, 605-09, 611, 613-15, 617-20, 623-29, 633-37, 643-45, 648, 650-55, 657-63, 665-69, 672-77, 679, 684-701, 704-07, 713-14, 717-18 (#600 is misdated 1975) and interspersed: 1. 6th International Open Encounter on Video Press release from Caracas Museo, 3 pages, follows #706.
Box #2 (Folder 10): 1977: 1. 6 illustrations for Latin América 76 show in Barcelona by Alvaro Barrios, Luis Díaz, Nicolas Uriburu, Claudio Tozzi, Alfredo Portillos, and Art and Ideology workshop.
Box #2 (Folder 11): Miscellaneous Unfiled Material: 1. Oscar Maxera 1000 Comunicaciones desde el Rio de Plata 1969-71; 2. Remo Biancedi The Middle Class illustration for Arte de Sistemas III 1976; 3. Hector Puppo illustration of mousetrap from 1976; 4. 3 pages from Fabrica de ideas SRL proect; 5. Concrete poem by Bell 1974; 6. Edgardo Antonio Vigo drinking labeled cans; 7. Armando Durante Debe el Marchand dar de Comer al Artista 1976?; 8. 3 folded posters on black paper by Regina Vater' Benedit, Phitotron, and Angelo de Aquino; 9. 11 invitations to and information about various events on white and yellow cards; 10. Orange paper with NTOLSVZ... text; 11. Jochen Gerz Paris Phone book project; 12. Folded newspaper El Herlado with article on Jorge Glusberg; 13. Folded Poster: Hebe, 5 Artistas en Arte de Sistemas Noviembre 1972; 14. Folded sheet Hacia un Perfil del Arte Latinoaméricano 1972; 15. A paper visor with rubber band prind Acción/Razonamiento.
Box #2 (Folder 12): About 30 pages of press releases from other institutions such as Espace Pierre Cardin, ICA London, Fundació Joan Miró, Comune di Ferrara Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderno about CAYC travelling exhibitions.
LC subject Grupo CAYC (Group of artists) -- Exhibitions.
Art, Argentine -- 20th century.
Art -- Argentina -- Buenos Aires -- Exhibitions.
Avant-garde (Aesthetics) -- Argentina -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Conceptual art -- Exhibitions.
Grupo CAYC (Group of artists)
Genre/Form Announcements.
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Invitation cards.
Posters.
Pamphlets.
Photocopies.
Postcards.
Press releases.
Business correspondence.
Other author Glusberg, Jorge.
Antin, Eleanor.
Aquino, Angelo de, 1945-
Barrios, Álvaro, 1945-
Benedit, Luis, 1937-
Beuys, Joseph.
Camporeale, Sergio, 1937-
Cugat, Delia.
Denes, Agnes.
Dermisache, Mirtha.
Díaz, Luis, 1939-
Duarte, Jorge, 1958-
Gamarra, Jorge, 1939-
Gerz, Jochen.
Grippo, Víctor, 1936-2002.
LeWitt, Sol, 1928-2007.
Merz, Mario.
Pazos, Luis.
Padín, Clemente.
Pedrosa, Mário.
Pellegrino, Alberto.
Puppo, Héctor.
Romberg, Osvaldo, 1938-
Romero, Juan Carlos, 1931-
Tilson, Joe, 1928-
Tinguely, Jean, 1925-1991.
Tozzi, Claudio, 1944-
Urban, Janos.
Uriburu, Nicolás García, 1937-2016.
Vigo, Edgardo Antonio, 1928-1997.
Zelaya, Daniel.
Related corporate bodies Espace Pierre Cardin (Paris, France)
Fundació Joan Miró (Barcelona, Spain)
Centro de Arte y Comunicación (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
WorldCat no. 1009877941

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