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  • ICAA Record ID
    739231
    TITLE
    Fábrica de colores en la Academia de San Carlos
    IN
    Excélsior : El periódico de la vida nacional (México, D. F., México). -- Mar. 31, 1917
    DESCRIPTION
    p. 7
    LANGUAGES
    Spanish
    TYPE AND GENRE
    Newspaper article – Noticia
    BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
    "Fábrica de colores en la Academia de San Carlos." Excélsior: El periódico de la vida nacional (Mexico City), March 31, 1917.
Synopsis

This article is a short notice from a newspaper announcing that the Academia Nacional de Bellas Artes was then manufacturing excellent paints for watercolors, pastels, oils, and tempera. The announcement came about due to a rise in prices for imported paints.

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According to post-Revolutionary values, artists should also become workers. In this way, producing their color mixtures with paints manufactured at the Academia gave them a sense of liberation, as they no longer had to import primary materials. Gerardo Murillo, also called Dr. Atl (1875–1964), invented and exported his “Atl colors” to the United States as part of his novel technique for creating his most striking landscapes.

Researcher
Esther Acevedo : Dirección de Estudios Históricos, INAH / CURARE A. C.
Team
CURARE, Espacio crítico para las artes, Mexico City, Mexico
Location
Instituto de Investigaciones Bibliográficas : Biblioteca Nacional/Hemeroteca Nacional