Topic Descriptor: caricatures×
  • [Escalada hacia la nada]
    Homar, Lorenzo
    This caricature by Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar depicts United States President Lyndon Baines Johnson climbing a staircase, enveloped in flames, which represent the Vietnam War. Johnson is dressed like a cowboy with boots, cowboy hat, belt, and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 865256

  • [Letter] 1962 March 16, México D.F [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Beltrán, Alberto
    Mexican artist Alberto Beltrán thanks Puerto Rican printmaker Lorenzo Homar for sending him the publication Cine y Cultura [Film and Culture]. Beltrán remarks on the method used to illustrate the publication, El corno emplumado [The Plumed Horn], [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 825550

  • [Letter] 1962 March 22, México D.F [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Beltrán, Alberto
    In this letter to Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar, Mexican artist Alberto Beltrán comments on the new issue of the publication, El coyote emplumado[The Plumed Coyote], which will cover topics relating to the campaign being waged by right-wing [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 825623

  • Actualidad de Ricardo Rendón : el artista y su mundo
    Vidales Jaramillo, Luis, 1900-1990
    In this article, Luis Vidales Jaramillo discusses the historical and sociological importance of the portrait artist and caricaturist Ricardo Rendón and the universality of his work. Vidales reflects on the eternal nature of genuine works of art. He [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1089394

  • Autobiografía de José Clemente Orozco.
    Orozco, José Clemente
    This is an autobiographical account by the Mexican muralist José Clemente Orozco that reveals the extraordinary influence exerted on his life and work by Dr. Atl. When Dr. Atl returned from Europe, he sought the support of his old colleagues at the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 796158

  • Carlos Orozco como retratista
    Brenner, Anita
    The art critic Anita Brenner claims that Carlos Orozco’s caricatures are known even in New York. The article does not explain how they came to be published in The Nation and The Art Center Bulletin. Brenner supports her thesis by quoting Walter [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 734328

  • Como se hacen como se hace : una caricatura
    Bayona Posada, Nicolás, 1899- 1963
    Professor Nicolás Bayona Posada, who was also a journalist, interviews the caricaturist Ricardo Rendón, who states that “the essential element in a caricature is not the drawing; it is the model.” Rendón also says that to capture the spectacle [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1094188

  • El blanco y el negro. José Clemente Orozco
    Villaurrutia, Xavier, 1903-1950
    The poet and art critic Xavier Villaurrutia believes José Clemente Orozco’s murals were his best works; then his drawings, lithographs, and engravings and, lastly, his oil paintings. Villaurrutia believes that oil painting was not the most [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799642

  • El Jurado
    Homar, Lorenzo
    Lorenzo Homar presents an ink caricature of the jury at the Primera Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano [First Latin American Print Biennial, San Juan] held in 1970, whose members were: Arturo Dávila, director of the department of fine [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863443

  • En el I.N.B.A. : “los frescos" de Diego
    Freyre, Rafael
    This is an illustration by the cartoonist Rafael Freyre Flores, in which he casts Carlos Chávez as the Director of the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes (INBA) and Fernando Gamboa as the person in charge of taking an exhibition of Mexican art to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752725

  • La exposición de Ras en el Ateneo Español
    Nelken, Margarita; Palencia Alvarez Tubau, Ceferino; Crespo de la Serna, Jorge Juan
    This article includes a collection of remarks made by a number of Spanish and Mexican critics on the occasion of the exhibition of works by the caricaturist Eduardo Robles “Ras” at the Ateneo Español de México. The critic Margarita Nelken, who [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 773047

  • La gráfica y la lucha popular en Colombia
    Medina, Alvaro, 1942-
    The text by the art historian and critic, Álvaro Medina, published in the Semanario Cultural [Weekly Arts Section] of the newspaper, El Pueblo in the city of Cali, is the introduction to Graficario de la lucha popular en Colombia [Graphic Portfolio [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1098886

  • Las revistas de México del “Mercurio Volante” (1772) a Mañana
    Rodríguez, Antonio, 1909-
    This essay is the final installment of a trilogy that was published in Mañana magazine by the Portuguese art critic Antonio Rodríguez, who was researching the history in the illustrated press by means of which words and images go in tandem. In this [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 776641

  • Los que llegan : George Franklin
    Arciniegas, Germán, 1900- 1999
    In this text, Germán Arciniegas, director of the magazine Universidad, describes how he discovered George Franklin, a young draftsman who would later become one of the magazine’s leading caricaturists. The author tells the story of how, one fine [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1132256

  • New York de día y de noche : Miguel Covarrubias : el hombre que descubrió a los negros en los Estados Unidos : La belleza en donde nadie la había visto
    Tablada, José Juan, 1871-1945
    Tablada discusses the work of Miguel Covarrubias, the young cartoonist who was almost totally unknown in Mexico at the time but was making a name for himself as a magazine illustrator in the United States. Like Tablada, Covarrubias lived in New York [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 771677

  • Pepe Gómez
    Tavera, Rafael, 1878 -1957
    This is a generally favorable review of the work of caricaturist and prolific draftsman Pepe Gómez. Rafael Tavera, artist and author of this text, states that he would like to see an exhibition of Gómez’s work, which is featured in “a number of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1132208

  • Personalidad de Carlos Orozco Romero
    For the author, the purpose of artistic movements, the so-called “revolutionary” movements, was to suppress academies in order to achieve aesthetic freedom and open up the horizon toward plurality. It is the author’s opinion that in Mexico, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 736663

  • Rendón
    Millán, Enrique
    This review of the caricaturist Ricardo Rendón was written a few days after his death. The writer of the review, Enrique Millán, explains that his goal was to record certain details of the artist’s life and work. Millán is surprised that Rendón [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1133525