ICAA Researcher: Karen Cordero; Molly Moog, collaborator×
  • La industria nacional
    Gamio, Manuel, 1883-1960
    In this article, Mexican anthropologist Manuel Gamio argues that despite the abundant natural resources and the skill of its workers, Mexico’s industry fails to expand due to the preferential treatment given to foreign products over nationally [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 780242

  • Panorama de la pintura mexicana
    Valle, Rafael Heliodoro, 1891-1959
    In this article, Honduran writer Rafael Heliodoro Valle provides a panorama of the most important moments in the history of Mexican painting. Valle claims that Mexico’s artistic production is preeminent and widely praised by international critics. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752484

  • Acotaciones del momento : La Academia de Bellas Artes y la seriedad
    Castillo, Guillermo, 1899-1952
    In this article, journalist Guillermo Castillo criticizes the directors of the Mexican Academia de Bellas Artes, portraying the institution as outdated. Castillo targets proposed limitations on the curriculum of the open-air painting schools, which [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752459

  • Nuestras Artes Populares
    Novo, Salvador, 1904-1974
    In this article, Mexican writer Salvador Novo reflects on traditional Mexican arts and handicrafts. In the early twentieth century, wealthy Mexicans considered Mexican artesanías inferior to fine European furnishings. After the Mexican Revolution, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752405