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Madí Movement
Madí
Madí
(or MADI; also known as Grupo Madí) is an international abstract (or concrete) art movement initiated in Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires
in 1946 by the Hungarian-Argentinian artist and poet Gyula Kosice, and the Uruguayans Carmelo Arden Quin
Carmelo Arden Quin
and Rhod Rothfuss.[1] The movement focuses on creating concrete art (i.e., non-representational geometric abstraction) and encompasses all branches of art (the plastic and pictorial arts, music, literature, theater, architecture, dance, etc.)
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Grupo Madí
Grupo Madí
Madí
was a group of artists in Argentina, founded in 1946 by Gyula Kosice, Rhod Rothfuss, and Arden Quin.[1] The origin of the name is not clear, but it could be an acronym for Movimento de Arte De Invención (because the group was against static arts) or Marxisme/Matérialisme Dialectique, but it could also be a nonsense word.[2]Contents1 History 2 Selected Artworks 3 Exhibitions 4 ReferencesHistory[edit] The Grupo Madí
Madí
was one of two prominent groups of artists pursuing abstract art in Argentina
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Madi (other)
Madi
Madi
may refer to: Places[edit]Madi, Chitwan, a municipality in Chitwan District in Nepal Madi, Estonia, a village in Estonia Madi
Madi
River, a tributary of the Gandaki River, Nepal
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Special
Special
Special
or the specials or variation, may refer to:.mw-parser-output .tocright float:right;clear:right;width:auto;background:none;padding:.5em 0 .8em 1.4em;margin-bottom:.5em .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-left clear:left .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-both clear:both .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-none clear:none Contents1 Policing 2 Literature 3 Film and television 4 Music4.1 Albums 4.2 Songs5 Computing 6 Other uses 7 See alsoPolicing[edit] Specials, Ulster
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Archive.is
archive.is (formerly archive.today) is an archive site which stores snapshots of web pages.[2] It retrieves one page at a time similar to WebCite, smaller than 50 MB each, but with Web 2.0
Web 2.0
sites (such as Google Maps
Google Maps
and Twitter) i
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Museum Of Geometric And MADI Art
The Museum of Geometric and MADI Art
Museum of Geometric and MADI Art
is a museum in Dallas
Dallas
dedicated to abstract art and the Madí
Madí
movement.[1][2] The only such museum in North America, travel writer Emily Toman describes it as "one of the most underrated art museums in Dallas".[1]Contents1 History 2 Programs and exhibitions 3 References 4 External linksHistory[edit] The Museum of Geometric and MADI Art
Museum of Geometric and MADI Art
was founded in 2002 by Bill and Dorothy Masterson, art enthusiasts who developed an interest in Madí art and began collecting works in the style.[2][3] The Mastersons opened a permanent museum featuring Madí
Madí
art in their firm, Kilgore & Kilgore's, new building at 3109 Carlisle in Dallas
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Johan Huizinga
Johan Huizinga
Johan Huizinga
(Dutch pronunciation: [ˈjoːɦɑn ˈɦœy̯zɪŋɣaː]; 7 December 1872 – 1 February 1945) was a Dutch historian and one of the founders of modern cultural history.Contents1 Life 2 Works 3 Family 4 Bibliography 5 See also 6 References 7 Further reading 8 External linksLife[edit]Huizinga plaque at Leiden UniversityBorn in Groningen as the son of Dirk Huizinga, a professor of physiology, and Jacoba Tonkens, who died two years after his birth,[1] he started out as a student of Indo-European languages, earning his degree in 1895. He then studied comparative linguistics, gaining a good command of Sanskrit. He wrote his doctoral thesis on the role of the jester in Indian drama in 1897. It was not until 1902 that his interest turned towards medieval and Renaissance
Renaissance
history
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Homo Ludens
Homo Ludens is a book written in 1938 by Dutch historian and cultural theorist Johan Huizinga.[1] It discusses the importance of the play element of culture and society. Huizinga suggests that play is primary to and a necessary (though not sufficient) condition of the generation of culture. The Latin
Latin
word Ludens is the present active participle of the verb ludere which itself is cognate with the noun ludus. Ludus has no direct equivalent in English, as it simultaneously refers to sport, play, school, and practice.[2]Contents1 Reception 2 Foreword controversy 3 Contents3.1 I. Nature and significance of play as a cultural phenomenon 3.2 II. The play concept as expressed in language3.2.1 Play-category, play-concept, play-function, play-word in selected languages3.3 III. Play and contest as civilizing functions 3.4 IV. Play and law3.4.1 Three play-forms in the lawsuit3.5 V. Play and war 3.6 VI. Playing and knowing 3.7 VII
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Francisco Franco
Francisco Franco
Francisco Franco
Bahamonde[note 1] (/ˈfræŋkoʊ/;[2] Spanish: [fɾanˈθisko ˈfɾaŋko βa.aˈmonde];[note 2] 4 December 1892 – 20 November 1975) was a Spanish general who ruled over Spain
Spain
as a military dictator[3] from 1939, after the Nationalist victory in the Spanish Civil War, until his death in 1975.[4] This period in Spanish history is commonly known as Francoist Spain. As a conservative and a monarchist, Franco opposed the abolition of the monarchy and the establishment of a democratic secular republic in 1931. With the 1936 elections, the conservative Spanish Confederation of Autonomous Right-wing Groups lost by a narrow margin, and the leftist Popular Front came to power. Intending to overthrow the republic, Franco followed other generals in attempting a failed coup that precipitated the Spanish Civil War. With the death of the other generals, Franco quickly became his faction's only leader
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Spanish Civil War
Nationalist victoryEnd of the Second Spanish Republic Establishment of a military dictatorship under the rule of Francisco FrancoBelligerents Republicans Spanish Republican Army Popular Front CNT-FAI UGT Generalitat de Catalunya Euzko Gudarostea
Euzko Gudarostea
(1936–37)Supported by:Communist International  Soviet Union  Mexico International Brigades Nationalists FET y de las JONS (from 1937) FE de la JONS (1936–37) CT (1936–37) CEDA (
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Second Spanish Republic
The Spanish Republic (Spanish: República Española), commonly known as the Second Spanish Republic
Second Spanish Republic
(Spanish: Segunda República Española) was the democratic regime that existed in Spain
Spain
from 1931 to 1939. The Republic was proclaimed on 14 April 1931, after the abdication of Alfonso XIII, and it lost the Spanish Civil War
Spanish Civil War
on 1 April 1939 to the Nationalist side, who would establish a military dictatorship under the rule of Francisco Franco. After the proclamation of the Republic, a provisional government was established until December 1931, when the 1931 Constitution was approved and the Republic formally established. The republican government of Manuel Azaña
Manuel Azaña
would start a great number of reforms to "modernize" the country
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Peronism
Peronism
Peronism
(Spanish: peronismo) or Justicialism (justicialismo) is an Argentine political movement based on the political ideology and legacy of former President Juan Domingo Perón
Juan Domingo Perón
and his second wife Eva Perón. The Peronist's Justicialist Party
Justicialist Party
(Partido Justicialista) derives its name from the concept of social justice (Spanish: justicia social). Since its inception in 1946, Peronist candidates have won 9 of the 12 presidential elections from which they have not been banned
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Juan Perón
Museo Quinta 17 de Octubre San Vicente, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaPolitical party Labour (1945–1947) Justicialist (1947–1974)Spouse(s) Aurelia Tizón (m. 1929; her death 1938) Eva Duarte
Eva Duarte
(m. 1945; her death 1952) Isabel Martínez Cartas (m. 1961; his death 1974)SignatureMilitary serviceAllegiance  ArgentinaService/branch Argentine
Argentine
ArmyYears of service 1913–1945Rank Lieutenant GeneralJuan Domingo Perón
Perón
(Spanish pronunciation: [ˈxwan doˈmiŋɡo peˈɾon]; 8 October 1895 – 1 July 1974) was an Argentine
Argentine
army lieutenant general and politician
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Asociación Arte Concreto-Invención
The Asociación Arte Concreto-Invención (AACI) is an Argentinian art movement that focuses on Concrete Art. Following WWII, numerous pieces Latin American art as well as several Latin American artists used themes regarding Socialism
Socialism
and Reconstruction.[1] Artists from the AACI proposed, for the first time in the history of Argentina, the necessity for an art that was different from symbolic, representational, and expressionistic art. They believed that their artwork, or "inventions" could harbor social change in their current Argentinian political climate
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Western Art History
The art of Europe
Europe
or Western art encompasses the history of visual art in Europe. European prehistoric art started as mobile rock, and cave painting art, and was characteristic of the period between the Paleolithic
Paleolithic
and the Iron Age.[1] Written histories of European art often begin with the art of the Ancient Middle East, and the Ancient Aegean civilizations, dating from the 3rd millennium BC. Parallel with these significant cultures, art of one form or another existed all over Europe, wherever there were people, leaving signs such as carvings, decorated artifacts and huge standing stones
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Geometric Abstraction
Geometric abstraction
Geometric abstraction
is a form of abstract art based on the use of geometric forms sometimes, though not always, placed in non-illusionistic space and combined into non-objective (non-representational) compositions. Although the genre was popularized by avant-garde artists in the early twentieth century, similar motifs have been used in art since ancient times.Contents1 History 2 Scholarly analysis 3 Relationship with music 4 Selected artists 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksHistory[edit] Geometric abstraction
Geometric abstraction
is present among many cultures throughout history both as decorative motifs and as art pieces themselves. Islamic art, in its prohibition of depicting religious figures, is a prime example of this geometric pattern-based art, which existed centuries before the movement in Europe and in many ways influenced this Western school
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