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  • Jose Guadalupe Posada : the man, his art, his time
    Gamboa, Fernando
    This document includes the text of the catalogue and the program of lectures and film screenings related to the exhibition, Posada: Printmaker to the Mexican People. The catalogue opens with “Corrido of the Coming of Don José Guadalupe Posada to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 840147

  • Impressions of the Exhibit
    Pero, Peter
    This group of texts describes an exhibition of Augustín V. Casasola’s photographs—and the public programs that accompanied it—organized by Movimiento Artístico Chicano (MARCH) and mounted at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1976. In [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 801939

  • Los 41 y la gran redada
    Monsiváis, Carlos
    As part of his research into the rumors and the legend concerning the Baile de los 41 [Dance of the 41]—a scandalous police raid in Mexico City in which 42 homosexual men were arrested—Carlos Monsiváis turns to contemporary newspaper reports. He [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 778162

  • El baile “Travestí” del Gobernador del distrito
    This story details one of the basic reasons for the scandal of the Forty-One: the excesses of the upper class, who lived for dances and social display. With Pedro Rincón Gallardo, governor of the Federal District, presiding, the dictator and the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 778080

  • El plastodonte blanco o Palacio de Bellas Artes
    Zepeda, Arturo
    The National Theater was a major architectural project during the Porfirio Díaz administration, but it was never completed due to the outbreak of the revolution in 1910. Later worked on by several post-revolutionary governments, it was transformed [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774376

  • La revolución mexicana y los cuadros de la revolución de José Clemente Orozco
    Martínez Ulloa, Enrique
    Bandera de Provincias decided to “discover” José Clemente Orozco’s work, and commissioned writer Enrique Martínez Ulloa from the state of Jalisco to provide essays on his painting. The author wrote an essay in three parts on the revolutionary [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762413

  • Veinte de Noviembre
    Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957
    After outlining Mexican history from Independence in 1821 through Juárez Reformation and the Porfiriato [Porfirio Díaz regime], Diego Rivera asks why a day of national mourning should be observed on November 20th, the symbolic first day of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755107