Creator: Ortega, Febronio×
  • ¿Cuál es el pintor más grande de México?
    Ortega, Febronio
    1922
    In the Survey Section, the journalist Ortega decided to go to the Escuela Nacional Preparatoria to ask the painters there the following question: Who is the greatest painter in Mexico? The caricaturist Ernesto García Cabral ironically responds that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755251

  • Artistas Mexicanos : en torno a las máscaras de Germán Cueto
    Ortega, Febronio
    1929
    After a long reflection about the meaning of the mask—an inherent content of education that civilization imposes upon mankind—Febronio Ortega shows the avant-garde work realized in Paris by Germán Cueto. According to him, the new masks by the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754936

  • Cinco minutos con el chamaco Covarrubias
    Ortega, Febronio
    1932
    This “exclusive” interview with Mexican illustrator and painter Miguel Covarrubias took place on the occasion of a trip to Mexico City. During this conversation Covarrubias talked at length about a series of “impossible interviews” which had [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 771781

  • Diego Rivera, íntimo
    Ortega, Febronio
    1924
    In this piece, Febronio Ortega gathered a variety of opinions from the art world. Among them, he recalled Diego Rivera’s description of his visit to the “Museo de Mediocridades” [Museum of Mediocrities]—Rivera’s characterization of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755334

  • Hallazgo de un fotógrafo : Agustín Jiménez
    Ortega, Febronio
    1931
    To Fernando Gamboa, the contemporary Mexican painters are not imitators of ancient art; rather their intention is to recreate the past in modern terms. In the Mexican past, they found formal inspiration for creating their own language that resulted [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 788121

  • La nueva estética : El movimiento Ultraísta en España
    Ortega, Febronio
    1922
    This is an attempt by Febronio Ortega, a Mexican correspondent in Europe, to define the particular traits of the ultraist movement launched in Spain during the period following the First World War, and spread to America, (mainly Argentina) as a new [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737723

  • Los nuevos pintores veracruzanos
    Ortega, Febronio
    1922
    In “Los nuevos pintores veracruzanos” [The new painters of Veracruz], Ortega makes a collage about what artists happen to be painting or sculpting at the Escuela Nacional Preparatoria (ENP) and the Academy. He mentions the most representative [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755427

  • Notas artísticas : el fracaso de la Exposición de Independientes
    Ortega, Febronio
    1922
    The “independents” exhibition was born out of an effort by artists to promote an art market and maintain control of it, christened in the same manner as the Parisian avant-garde. That first show in November 1922—by Grupos de Acción de Arte [ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774095

  • Notas artísticas : La obra admirable de Diego Rivera
    Ortega, Febronio
    1923
    In the article entitled “La obra admirable de Diego Rivera” [The praiseworthy work of Diego Rivera], Ortega faithfully follows the steps of his master and in great detail explains each of the figures included in his recently unveiled “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755465

  • Nuestro apóstol creacionista : Maples Arce
    Ortega, Febronio
    1922
    This text establishes Diego Rivera’s importance as the head of the Mexican estridentista movement in the arts. It announces the creation of the Salón Independiente, a strategic exhibition space for the avant-garde in Mexico, on which he gives no [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737500

  • Ofensiva brutal contra la pintura moderna : ¿Serán destruidos los frescos de Diego Rivera, Orozco, Siqueiros y Tamayo?
    Ortega, Febronio
    1933
    In the course of an interview, Rufino Tamayo talks about the polemic that arose regarding his mural at the Conservatorio Nacional with the topics of song and music. Tamayo took advantage of this forum to disqualify the students of the “little [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 764633

  • Zig zags en la República de las Artes : Maples Arce arremete contra todo el mundo
    Ortega, Febronio
    1923
    This is an interview in which Manuel Maples Arce, the founding father of Estridentismo movement, explains his most recent avant-garde battleground set at the bookstore Librería de César Cicerón and the new aesthetics announcement of what is being [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737517

  • Zig- zags en el mundo de las letras
    Ortega, Febronio
    1923
    In this interview, the Minister of Public Education points out some of the aspects he considers fundamental in the promotion of art and culture, aside from the fact that this campaign is of the utmost importance for the Mexican people. José [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 771724