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  • [Artist Bibiana Suaréz's written statements for show "The Puerto Rican Equation" 1997]
    Suaréz, Bibiana, 1960-
    1997
    This document contains Bibiana Suaréz's responses to four of the eighteen questions posed to artists by the organizers of The Puerto Rican Equation, an exhibition marking the occasion of the 1898 invasion of Puerto Rico by the United States. Suarez [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 867536

  • Concurso permanente de dibujos proletarios
    1925
    Inspired by the native talent of Mexican workers and peasants and their love of the visual arts, El Machete invited these two segments of their audience to be the sole participants in an ongoing drawing contest. The Sindicato de Pintores y Escultores [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 764161

  • Discursive Images and Resonant Words Address the Vox Populi: The Visceral Art of Carlos Cortéz Koyokuikatl
    Sorell, V. A. (Victor A.)
    2001
    In this catalogue essay, Victor Alejandro Sorell considers the 36-year career (spanning 1964–2000) of the Chicano artist Carlos Cortez, praising him as the “quintessential artist-reporter,” and emphasizing his virtuosity as a master printmaker [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 840498

  • El artista debe ser un obrero de la idea
    Baroffio, Orestes, 1879-1963
    1935
    By illustrating the work of the Peruvian artist Cossio del Pomar, the author exposes his concept of the artist as “the laborer of the idea,” a cultural humanistic model and an agent in pursuit of new forms of social consciousness. In a way, this [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1212069

  • El Machetazo
    Cortez, Carlos, 1923-2005
    1976
    In this text, Carlos Cortez comments on the need for a movement to liberate art from the market, private collections, and those who see the consumption of art as a means of separating themselves from the lower classes. He contends that too often art [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 801984

  • La labor social de Bellas Artes
    Gómez Maganda, Margarito
    1935
    This document lists the activities of José Muñoz Cota, the director of the Department of Fine Arts for the SEP (Secretaría de Educación Pública) [Ministry of Public Education], as well as his aesthetic criteria for the visual and literary arts. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 747823

  • The politics of popular art
    Garcia, Rupert
    1978
    This essay by Rupert Garcia was included in a special issue of the journal Chismearte that was dedicated to Chicano-Latino “popular art.” In this essay, Garcia challenges the everyday usage of the term “popular art,” as well as its use by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 809342