Topic Descriptor: Guatemalan×
  • ¿Qué piensan los misioneros del INBA? : Rina Lazo y García Bustos en Oaxaca
    Tibol, Raquel
    1957
    Most of this short article consists of the words of the artist from Guatemala, Rina Lazo—a naturalized Mexican—from an interview with the critic Raquel Tibol. Lazo recalls her training and the reasons she came to Mexico in 1946. At that time, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 795102

  • Carlos Mérida
    Yáñez, Agustín
    1929
    Agustín Yáñez applauds the elements embedded in Carlos Mérida’s work. He mentions his search for Americanism in the color, which he considers “a terribly dangerous route . . . to his exposure to failure . . .”. However, in Yáñez’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762447

  • Historia de Diego Rivera
    Villaurrutia, Xavier, 1903-1950
    1927
    In 1927, Xavier Villaurrutia attempted an assessment of the Mexican art movement using Diego Rivera’s career as a timeline, since he considered Rivera’s history to be the least boring. Villaurrutia claims that, although the genre of painting that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 734375

  • Inquietudes : Decoración mexicana
    Nelken, Margarita
    1952
    The Spanish art critic Margarita Nelken uses the term “Decoración Mexicana” [Mexican Decoration] as the title of her article on the work created at the Multifamiliar Benito Juarez [Benito Juárez Residential Project] by the Guatemalan artist [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 792968

  • Insisto! Repite Diego : El pintor proporciona una serie de datos para demostrar que no ha mentido en el caso de Guatemala
    Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957
    1955
    In this article, Diego Rivera affirms that he does not know Alvarado Rubio, an employee of the Embassy of Guatemala during the regime of dictator Carlos Castillo Armas, and that it is from there that the lies published in Impacto begin. Rivera also [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754400

  • Los tejidos guatemaltecos
    Mérida, Carlos, 1891-1984
    1942
    This essay presents a dense description of the clothing of certain indigenous groups in Guatemala. The writer describes, as far as possible, the fabrics used in different garments in a country where "indigenous people are still of pure stock in many [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 789203

  • Rivera vuelve a mentir! : falto de argumentos recurre al insulto procaz
    Alvarado Rubio, Mario
    1955
    Mario Alvarado Rubio provides an overall analysis of the political situation in Guatemala, and goes on to say that Diego Rivera is lying about his mural because the proof that Rivera presents as genuine is, in fact, inconclusive. Alvarado Rubio [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 735253

  • Un notable escultor americanista en México
    Noriega Hope, Carlos, 1896-1934
    1921
    According to José Corral, it is unquestionable that Mexico is completely unaware of Latin American art history, since the whole continent takes its cues from Europe and the United States. This is why the arrival of the Guatemalan sculptor Rafael [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760462

  • Yo no miento! : mis afirmaciones en el mural, son exactas
    Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957
    1955
    Diego Rivera insists that what he painted on his transportable mural—titled Gloriosa Victoria [Glorious Victory] and inspired by recent events in Guatemala—was an accurate representation, based on facts provided by reliable sources. Rivera [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 734401