ICAA Researcher: Mireida Velázquez×
  • Carlos Mérida
    Jiménez, Guillermo
    1937
    Based on the exhibition presented by Carlos Mérida at the gallery of the Palacio de Bellas Artes, and the recent favorable reviews received abroad by the artist himself, Guillermo Jiménez establishes the parameters that he considers necessary to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752294

  • Crónicas París: Andre Breto [sic] : jefe del “Surrealismo”
    Núñez y Domínguez, José de Jesús
    1938
    André Breton is interviewed before his trip to Mexico, due to the great deal of anticipation caused by his forthcoming visit. The French poet declares that this trip “crystallizes a beautiful dream and a long deferred wish,” since Mexico has [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752340

  • El credo estético de José Juan Tablada
    Luquín, Eduardo
    1937
    In this article, the avant-garde poet José Juan Tablada states his points of view on such aesthetic questions as the “art for art” trend, the relationship between art and politics, and the intrinsic nature of popular art. According to Eduardo [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752254

  • El Museo Nacional de Artes e Industrias Populares
    Rosado Ojeda, Vladimiro
    1951
    This is a review of the inauguration of a new space dedicated to the display, sale, and promotion of popular arts, created at the behest of the Instituto Nacional Indigenista as well as the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia. The main [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 753127

  • El Pabellón de México en la exposición de París
    Núñez y Domínguez, José de Jesús
    1937
    The author describes in detail the Mexican Pavilion at the International Fair in Paris. He emphasizes the fact that the first image that the visitors encounter upon entering the pavilion is that of Quetzalcóatl, a wise and pacific Aztec god. One can [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752321

  • El sueño diluido en el arte
    Jiménez, Guillermo
    1937
    Toward the end of the 1930s, Carlos Orozco Romero was nearly the last living representative of the generation that founded the Centro Bohemio de Guadalajara [Bohemian Center of Guadalajara]. Despite the fact that his career had been headed more [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752308

  • Frida Kahlo
    Cardoza y Aragón, Luis
    1953
    Cardoza y Aragón believes Mexican painting had reached a unique and magnificent era and in his judgment, some of the works by Frida Kahlo were “some of the best” that had been produced in the last fifteen years. He describes her work as “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 753118

  • Frida Kahlo : su ser y su arte
    Flores Guerrero, Raúl
    1951
    Flores Guerrero believed that as an artist Frida Kahlo had been honest with herself and with her era. Her subjective expression in painting was a natural process that mirrored her innermost life as well as an awareness of her body. As an exponent of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 753092

  • Frida Kahlo : Una investigación estética
    Westheim, Paul
    1951
    Paul Westheim believes that, as an artist, Frida Kahlo belongs to an alternative trend, and he describes her as a “outstanding painter.” The critic emphasizes Kahlo’s pictorial qualities, a “subtle and expressive” technique, a palette “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 753102

  • Frida: paisaje de sí misma
    Monteforte Toledo, Mario
    1951
    The author believes that Frida Kahlo was the creator of a visceral and deeply dramatic type of painting, in which the artistic creation and personal life of the artist cannot be separated. Monteforte describes her work as "universally popular," as [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 753057

  • Imagen de Frida Kahlo
    Freund, Gisèle
    1951
    From her perspective as a foreigner, Gisèle Freund regarded Frida Kahlo’s painting as an interpretation not only of the Mexican people, both their problems and aspirations, but also of the problems of all the peoples on the earth. Freund believed [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 753070

  • La pintura de María Izquierdo
    Artaud, Antonin, 1896-1948
    1936
    The French poet Antonin Artaud considers María Izquierdo’s art an example of what is truly “indiano” [Native]: sincere, primitive, and unsettling, even though it contains influences from Modern European art. By pointing out such influences, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752329

  • La Plástica y su proyección pública
    1953
    It is believed that the so-called “gran arte” [sanctioned art] is going through a period during which it must, by means of an “organic process” play a live role due to its aesthetic rank, physical dimension, and public intervention. In that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 753136

  • La realidad ensoñada en la pintura de Frida Cahlo [sic]
    Palencia Alvarez Tubau, Ceferino
    1951
    In Palencia’s view, Frida Kahlo is one of the best representatives of the oneiric or surrealist genre. Nevertheless, he believes she should be included within this group with certain restrictions and limits. The quote by André Bretón (“Frida [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 753081

  • La realidad y el deseo en Frida Kahlo
    Moreno Villa, José
    1953
    This article covers Frida Kahlo’s first solo exhibition, organized by Lola Álvarez Bravo’s gallery in Mexico City. Moreno Villa believes it was impossible to separate Kahlo’s work from her life. He lists a series of points that must be taken [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 753110

  • Los notables frescos de José Clemente Orozco en Guadalajara
    1937
    Sponsored by the government of the state of Jalisco, José Clemente Orozco worked on a series of frescoes for several public buildings in Guadalajara. Orozco was considered to have reached the full maturity of his creative talent, and these works [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752285

  • Pintura de Jalisco
    Castro, Rosa
    1953
    A review of the exhibition Plástica Jalisciense, 1668-1953 organized by Lola Álvarez Bravo, under the auspices of the government of the State of Jalisco and the Universidad de Guadalajara, and held at the Museo de Guadalajara. The exhibition [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 753152

  • Tamayo define su posición : su verdadera historia
    Treviño, Ana Cecilia
    1953
    Rufino Tamayo clarifies his position on a variety of subjects and controversies that have dogged his artistic work. He touches on the debate between nationalism and universalism, and refers to the subjects that he considers appropriate for Mexican [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752234

  • Veinte siglos de arte mexicano en Nueva York
    Franco, Lorenzo
    1940
    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

  • Vida y Arte : La Plástica y su proyección pública : Proceso de la integración plástica
    García Maroto, Gabriel, 1889-1968
    1953
    The Ciudad Universitaria (UNAM campus) constitutes a great example of the process of visual arts integration, which according to García Maroto had its origin in the pre-Hispanic era, since at that historic moment we can find, from its very [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 753162

  • Vivencia del arte mexicano
    Fernández, Justino
    1953
    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