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  • The Mexican presence in the United States : part I
    Nieto, Margarita
    In this document, Margarita Nieto details the influence of the School of Mexican Painting on the artistic production in the United States during the twenty-year period preceding World War II. She argues that contact between the two countries during [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1083160

  • The Mexican School
    Schmeckebier, Laurence Eli
    In this essay entitled “The Mexican School,” Laurence E. Schmeckebier analyzes the rise and evolution of the “Mexican School of Painting.” Schmeckebier places the origin of this “school” in the first generation of muralism and in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 748241

  • To Bienal or not to Bienal : San Pablo : protesta y abstención
    This article reports that the Mexican artists Alberto Gironella and Rufino Tamayo decided to support the position adopted by David Alfaro Siqueiros, as regards his decision not to attend the São Paulo Biennial, in a show of repudiation to the regime [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774207

  • Tres ensayos sobre Rufino Tamayo
    Paz, Octavio
    In this essay, Mexican poet, writer, and diplomat Octavio Paz analyzes Mexican artist Rufino Tamayo’s relationship with Mexican popular art and Pre-Columbian art. According to Tamayo, popular art should not be seen as art but as a functional [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1126421

  • Un arte específicamente americano
    Pérez, Alberto, 1926-1999
    The author offers a critical, manifesto-style review of the situation in the field of Latin American art and, especially, culture. Alberto Pérez describes himself as an “American,” “Hispanic American,” “Indian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754446

  • Un cuadro de la pintura mexicana actual
    Villaurrutia, Xavier, 1903-1950
    Xavier Villaurrutia conducts a retrospective of Mexican painting in the 1920s, the origin of which he ascribes to the revolutionary movement of the previous decade. In this context, the author criticizes those painters who continued to follow [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752538

  • Un esfuerzo, una realización : La Galería de Arte Mexicano
    On the fifteenth anniversary of the Galería de Arte Mexicano [GAM, Mexican Art Gallery], Margarita de Ponce reviews its activities and discusses what she considers to be its greatest contributions toward the distribution and promotion of Mexican art [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799632

  • Un juicio sobre la pintura de Tamayo
    Mérida, Carlos, 1891-1984
    Taking Rufino Tamayo’s exhibition at the Palacio de Bellas Artes [Palace of Fine Arts] in 1948 as a starting point, Carlos Mérida writes an essay in which he analyzes Tamayo’s work with reference to its composition, themes, styles and influences [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 733466

  • Una carta de la esposa de Rufino Tamayo
    Tamayo, Olga
    Rufino Tamayo’s wife wrote a letter to Mr. Rodrigo de Llano, the director of the Excélsior newspaper, to clarify a few points concerning MacGregor’s article, “Ecos de una exposición” [Echoes of an Exhibition], published on August 19. Olga [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 768029

  • Veinte siglos de arte mexicano en Nueva York
    Franco, Lorenzo
    The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York inaugurated an exhibition of Mexican art that encompasses from the pre-Hispanic era up to and including examples of contemporary art, noteworthy among them the work by painters such as Orozco, Siqueiros, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 751718

  • VII Bienal
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011
    José Antonio Torres Martinó, a Puerto Rican artist and critic, states that Rufino Tamayo is in Puerto Rico for a retrospective exhibition that will revolve around the work of the Mexican painter. This show is one of the main events of the VII [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863195

  • Vivencia del arte mexicano
    Fernández, Justino
    Justino Fernández attempts to establish a concept of  “arte mexicano,” pointing out that no expression is more valid than any other when rating it as “Mexican.” The critic considers that a whole complex historical expression, which shows [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 753144