ICAA Researcher: Alejandro Ugalde×
  • [El expresionismo a partir de Kokoschka,...]
    Nelken, Margarita
    1964
    In this book, Margarita Nelken, a Spanish critic based in Mexico, discusses the development of Expressionism in Mexican art. She argues that Mexican Expressionism has a native origin that, with the passage of time, has been enriched by the different [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 748151

  • [El siglo XIX estalla en una granada fantástica...]
    Moro, César, d. 1956
    1939
    In the introduction to this catalog, César Moro (a celebrated Peruvian poet and artist) alludes to the antecedents of Surrealism within the avant-garde movements of the beginning of the twentieth century. He also identifies the contact points that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752617

  • [La Sociedad de Arte Moderno ha sido fundada con el fin de contribuir al desarrollo de la cultura...]
    Sociedad de arte moderno (México, D. F.)
    1944
    During the presentation of the catalog for the first exhibition by the Sociedad de Arte Moderno it is established that Mexico must become “one of the most important cultural centers of the world, since its great past and vigorous present compel it [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752636

  • Coloquio III : mexicanismo y universalidad
    Tamayo, Rufino; Alba, Víctor
    1956
    In the Coloquio III [Symposium III], titled “Mexicanismo y Universalidad” [Mexicanism and Universality], Rufino Tamayo criticizes the “patriotism” of some of his contemporaries, explaining that Mexican art should not be limited to recognition [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752650

  • Contemporary painting and sculpture in Mexico
    Fernández, Justino
    1937
    In this essay from 1937, Justino Fernández conducts a study on the evolution of Mexican art during the 1920s and 1930s. The text is organized in three large sections: mural painting, general painting and sculpture. Fernández characterizes mural [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 748369

  • Enrique Echeverría y su tiempo
    Conde, Teresa del
    1979
    In this essay, Teresa del Conde traces the artistic evolution of Enrique Echeverría during the 1950s-1960s; during the years that an artistic renovation was occurring in Mexico. Del Conde explains how from the beginning Echeverría’s career was [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785772

  • Introducción
    Toor, Frances
    1937
    In this book published in 1937, Frances Toor, the North American promoter based in Mexico, makes a study of the most representative artists of modern Mexican painting. Toor served as editor and author of the introduction, while the painter Carlos Mé [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 748283

  • Introduction
    Stewart, Virginia
    1951
    In this book, published in 1951, Virginia Stewart looks back at the 45 most representative artists of modern Mexican painting. Her list, created at the end of the golden era of the “Mexican School of Painting,” includes painters from the first [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 748181

  • La aparición de las "vanguardias" en México
    Conde, Teresa del
    1979
    In this essay Teresa del Conde analyzes the characteristics of what she calls the “young painting of Mexico,” meaning those national vanguard trends that had arisen in the 1950s and that developed fully during the 1960s. Members of this group [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785765

  • Mexicanism
    Helm, MacKinley
    1941
    In this essay, North American critic and art collector MacKinley Helm analyzes the work of those artists whose style and content did not fit into muralism or the so-called “Mexican School of Painting.” Helm discusses, in the context of the 1920s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 748165

  • Southern Exposure
    Brenner, Marie
    2004
    In this article for the magazine Vanity Fair, Marie Brenner writes a biographical sketch of her aunt, Anita Brenner, about the relationship that is established with Mexican art and culture, particularly during the 1920s. During that decade, Anita [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 748209

  • The Frescoes of Diego Rivera
    Evans, Ernestine
    1929
    Ernestine Evans reviews Diego Rivera’s murals, referring to their artistic and political values. In this introductory essay she discusses the murals at the Escuela Nacional Preparatoria, the SEP (Ministry of Public Education), and the School of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752555

  • The Mexican School
    Schmeckebier, Laurence Eli
    1971
    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

  • Un cuadro de la pintura mexicana actual
    Villaurrutia, Xavier, 1903-1950
    1928
    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

  • Una conversación en torno a Gironella
    Eder, Rita
    1981
    This text is a transcription of a series of interviews that Rita Eder conducted with a number of artists and intellectuals, all contemporaries of the painter Alberto Gironella [1929-1999], who debated the principal iconographic and literary elements [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785781