Topic Descriptor: votive offerings×
  • Arte popular latinoamericano
    Alves Duffrayer, Luciano
    1980
    The Brazilian art researcher Luciano Alves Duffrayer believed that thanks to the nationalism of the 1920s and the assimilation of the European avant-gardes led the way to overcoming the 19th century prejudices tacitly fostered by art academies. These [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155447

  • La pintura mural : Fermín Revueltas
    Molina Enriquez, Renato
    1927
    From Renato Molina Enríquez’s insight, Mexico is imbued with visual invention. Despite the collapse of the native cultures, the landowners of the colonial era did not succeed in eliminating the people’s artistic potential; nevertheless, academic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 734344

  • Los retablos del Señor del Hospital
    Atl, Dr., 1875-1964
    1927
    In this document, the magazine Forma reproduces an excerpt of the book by Dr. Atl (pseudonym of writer-painter Gerardo Murillo), Las Artes Populares en México [The Folk Arts of Mexico]. The article is a summary of the introduction. Furthermore, even [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 734337

  • Painted miracles
    Brenner, Anita
    1967
    In “Painted Miracles,” Mexican writer Anita Brenner examines the Mexican tradition of offering milagro paintings, or ex-votos, to the saints or to God as thanks for a miracle. Brenner explains that although the offering of milagro paintings was [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1126024