ICAA Researcher: Francisco Reyes Palma×
  • Teatro mexicano del murciélago
    Quintanilla, Luis
    1924
    In this project, the Estridentista Luis Quintanilla aimed for the renovation of a variety of languages by combining theater, music and the visual arts in the Russian avant-garde style, always along the lines of the great popular traditions. The set [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799676

  • Un decorado cubista se inauguró en la Preparatoria
    1923
    During the inaugural ceremony for Diego Rivera’s mural, La creación [Creation], the poet Manuel Maples Arce described the painter as the prototype of the Estridentista artist who would lead the charge on behalf of the insurrection of the visual [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799719

  • Un museo de arte moderno mexicano
    Román, Carlos
    1928
    To strengthen the idea of a modern art museum in Mexico, Carlos Román proposes that the modern and contemporary material accumulated in the warehouses of the Academia de San Carlos be added to the collection. He also suggests allocating public funds [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 794710

  • Urbe : súper poema bolchevique en 5 cantos
    Maples Arce, Manuel, 1900-
    1924
    This is a book of poems which attempts a synthesis of the avant-garde, the city, and the workers’ revolution. The idea that prompted Manuel Maples Arce’s composition of the poems in Urbe was to “provide an aesthetic intention to the Revolution [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737564

  • Vanguardismo y arte revolucionario : confusiones
    Casanovas, Martí, 1894-1966
    1929
    Martí Casanovas relativizes the use of the term “avant-garde.” As applied in the Mexican context, it could be understood as the kind of “hermetic exclusivism” that defines art for art’s sake, which would deprive it of its impassioned [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799697