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  • ICAA Record ID
    779409
    TITLE
    Balance de la LEAR
    IN
    Frente a Frente : Órgano Central de la Liga de Escritores y Artistas Revolucionarios (México, D. F., México). -- No. 7 (Ene. 1937)
    DESCRIPTION
    p. 10 : ill.
    LANGUAGES
    Spanish
    TYPE AND GENRE
    Journal article – Resumen
    BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
    "Balance de la LEAR." Frente a frente: Órgano Central de la Liga de Escritores y Artistas Revolucionarios (Mexico City), no.7 (January 1937): 10.
    TOPIC DESCRIPTORS
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Synopsis

This article is a self-critique of the Liga de Escritores y Artistas Revolucionarios (LEAR) [League of Revolutionary Writers and Artists], which also touches on the group’s diversity. It mentions the disorder created by incorporating other organizations into the LEAR throughout 1936 and maintains that only the section of visual artists was able to consistently fulfill their commitments. It summarizes its most significant actions and highlights its participation in international conferences, its collaboration with labor organizations, brigades and film presentations and tributes. It also reports on the critical state of the organization’s finances; very often it would have to sustain itself on meager profits due to the lack of membership fees.

Annotations

This unsigned text provides the criterion followed by the editors of the Frente a Frente [Front to Front] magazine that offers us a less romantic idea of the advances the organization made through its several years of activity. A photograph at the foot of the article reveals the massive influxes of attendees that occurred at some of the events organized by the Liga de Escritores y Artistas Revolucionarios (LEAR), just as the article points out the fragility and inconsistency of many of their actions. 

Researcher
Francisco Reyes Palma : CURARE A. C.
Team
CURARE, Espacio crítico para las artes, Mexico City, Mexico
Location
Fondo reservado de la Biblioteca Justino Fernández del Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México