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  • Mañana se clausurará la magnífica exposición de Edward Weston y Tina Modotti. La bella y genial artista italiana Tina Modotti y su excelente arte fotográfico
    Peña, José María
    This is an informative short article about an exhibition held by Tina Modotti and Edward Weston in Guadalajara, Jalisco, from August 31 to September 6, 1925, in the Exhibition Hall of the Museo del Estado. José María Peña gives us a detailed [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 823232

  • La próxima exposición de Edward Weston, el original y vigoroso artista mexicano
    The writer of this short article tells us that there will be an exhibition of about 100 photographs of the “very delicate” work of Edward Weston. He tells us that these works will be related to the concept of daily life in Mexico, and that the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 823216

  • Historia de la fotografía en México
    Valle, Rafael Heliodoro, 1891-1959
    In this article, Rafael Heliodoro Valle informs us about some of the photographers working from the nineteenth century through the first half of the twentieth century. The article refers to descriptions of photographs taken by Madame Calderón de la [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 823201

  • Invitación a la exposición de fotografías de Edward Weston en México
    This document is the invitation to an exhibition of palladiotypes by Edward Weston, which will take place in the galería Aztec Land, at 24 calle de Francisco I. Madero, in the historic center of Mexico City. It includes a phrase from the illustrator [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 806769

  • [Letter] 1935 December 23, México City [to] Edward Weston
    Richey, Roubaix de l' Abrie
    In this letter, the painter [and writer] Roubaix de l’Abrie Richey, known by the pseudonym, “Robo,” the husband of the Italian artist and photographer, Tina Modotti, writes to Edward Weston from Mexico City. The writer is visiting Mexico in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 806750

  • Cartier Bresson
    Torri, Julio, 1889-1970
    In his essay on Cartier-Bresson’s exhibition, Julio Torri attempts to define the outstanding features of the French photographer’s work. He finds that, far from cluttering his views with smokestacks or skyscrapers, Cartier-Bresson focuses on [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 806654

  • [Letter] 1930 Junio 18, México D.F. [to] Ignacio García Tellez, Rector de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma
    Lombardo Toledano, Vicente, 1894-1968
    In this letter, the interim director of the Escuela Central de Artes Plásticas [Central School of the Visual Arts] informs the rector of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México [UNAM National Autonomous University of Mexico], and attorney-at- [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 795917

  • Fotografía en México
    Witmore, Eugene
    Eugene Witmore turns the adventures a foreign photographer could experience in Mexico into a good tale. The eloquent text sets forth both the myths and realities related to photographers entering Mexico. Myth: You cannot bring in a camera. Reality: [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 795189

  • Las artes menores : la fotografía
    Fernández, Justino
    In this essay, the historian Justino Fernández sets forth the two common opinions about photography: on the one hand, understanding photography as a form of expression apart from art and, on the other, considering it to be a unique form of art. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 792921

  • A nuestros lectores
    In the introduction to volume three (issue number one) of El Fotografo Mexicano [The Mexican Photographer], the editors and editorial staff assert their wish to perform the noble task of disseminating photography, as well as thanking the readers for [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 792886

  • La gracia de los retratos antiguos
    Fernández Ledesma, Enrique
    La gracia de los retratos antiguos [The Charm of Old Portraits] by Enrique Fernández Ledesma (1950) is required reading to learn about the history of photography in Mexico. It includes a prologue written by the diplomat Marte R. Gómez, as well as a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785694

  • Del códice al rotograbado : La ilustración de la noticia en la prensa de México III
    Rodríguez, Antonio, 1909-
    This is the third and last article in the series by Antonio Rodríguez. In a quick history of illustrated news, he shows us how it developed from the pre-Hispanic period through the modern world of the twentieth century. In this article, Rodríguez [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 776634

  • Del códice al rotograbado : La ilustración de la noticia en la prensa de México II
    Rodríguez, Antonio, 1909-
    This is the second of three articles written by the art critic, Antonio Rodríguez. To provide continuity with the first essay, Rodríguez reviews the progress of illustrated journalism in Mexico from the woodcut print to copper plate print. From [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 776619

  • Del códice al rotograbado : La ilustración de la noticia en la prensa de México [Primera parte]
    Rodríguez, Antonio, 1909-
    This article is the first of a series of three written by the critic and historian Antonio Rodríguez on the development and dissemination of the news over several centuries and historical periods in Mexico. He organized the graphic and textual [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 776606

  • Los artistas son las manos de la divinidad
    Mendoza Rivera, Ignacio
    Ignacio Mendoza Rivera describes a conversation with José Vasconcelos, the former Minister of Public Education. In this interview, the religious convictions of Vasconcelos emerge through his belief that historically, there had always been a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 776604

  • ¡Rivera y Siqueiros lo acaparan todo!
    Climent, Juan B.
    Juan B. Climent interviews Manuel Rodríguez Lozano, who leaves no doubt about his position regarding the figures of Diego Rivera and David Alfaro Siqueiros in Mexican art. Lozano talks about the need to vindicate the native figure stemming from [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 776602

  • Orozco : un genio agigantado por el tiempo
    Rodríguez, Antonio, 1909-
    This article is dedicated to the memory of muralist José Clemente Orozco. The author, Antonio Rodríguez, describes one of the painter’s most grounded obsessions with regard to his artistic practice: the search for light, and the possibility of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 776580

  • Pasos en el cielo
    Arguelles, Carlos
    The text by Carlos Argüelles that precedes the photographs taken by the photojournalists Faustino Mayo and Nacho López shows the transformation of Mexican photography in the mid-twentieth century. This photo-essay presents photographs of great [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 776577

  • Una fábrica de ensueños y de fantasías
    Rodríguez, Antonio, 1909-
    In this essay, writer Antonio Rodríguez comes to the defense of a photography that goes beyond the mere technical record. He emphasizes that from Charles Baudelaire to Xavier Villaurrutia, aesthetes have affirmed that photography is a mere “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 776565

  • México en biografías : José Clemente Orozco premio nacional de pintura
    Heredia Jasso, Carlos
    This article about the work of painter José Clemente Orozco was written by the then-young writer Carlos Heredia Jasso, who enjoyed working in the biographical genre. He starts the piece with a portrait of the artist at work, seeking to decipher his [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 776555

  • La exposición Jiménez-Latapí
    This is a review written in the journal Helios about an exhibition mounted by Agustín Jiménez, a photography professor at the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes (Mexico City) with his disciple Aurora Eugenia Latapi (no accent). In this show, they [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774697

  • Próxima Exposición
    This is an article on an exhibition of works by Edward Weston that would be mounted in Aztec Hall in Mexico City. The anonymous writer of the news story considers the exhibition important because of Weston’s treatment of a new genre within [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 764710

  • El arte fotográfico femenino
    In this issue, Revista de Revistas presents photographic studies by Soledad Espinosa de los Monteros, a student of the teacher Agustín Jiménez at the Escuela de Artes Plásticas. The images that accompany the text have an aesthetic sense in keeping [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 764704

  • Artista Norteamericana : Mariana Yampolsky
    Lan, Federico
    In this newspaper article, Federico Lan discusses some of the signature features of Mariana Yampolsky’s early work. He refers to her printmaking and her photography, acknowledging her passionate commitment to both forms of visual expression. Lan [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 764698

  • Notas artísticas : retratistas mexicanos
    Mérida, Carlos, 1891-1984
    In this article, the visual artist Carlos Mérida discusses the work of the photographer María Santibáñez, describing her approach to the studio portrait and explaining why her photographs were so admirable. Referring to their formal [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754371

  • Exposición de Fotografías de Tina Modotti
    Toor, Frances
    In this article, Frances Toor develops her analysis of the exhibition of works of Tina Modotti that opened at the Biblioteca Nacional on December 3, 1929. Toor states that this is the first exhibition sponsored by the Universidad Nacional [UNAM] [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752384

  • Sobre la fotografía = On Photography
    Modotti, Tina, 1896-1942
    In this text, Tina Modotti shows her way of understanding and evaluating photography based on an aesthetic and expressive search that went beyond merely pictorial canons. She clearly explains that it is important that images have clarity, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752377

  • Las fotografías de Emilio Amero
    This article analyzes the photographs exhibited by Emilio Amero at the Galería de Arte Moderno (GAM) under the Dirección de Acción Educativa [Educational Activities Office] of the Departamento del Distrito Federal [DDF, Mexico City-City Hall]. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 736648