Creator: Quirarte, Jacinto, 1931-×
  • 8. Mexican, Mexican American, Chicano Art : Two Views
    Quirarte, Jacinto, 1931-
    1973
    In this text, Jacinto Quirarte interviews artists who led Chicano art movements in San Antonio and the California Bay area during the late 1960s and early 1970s, asking them questions about what motivated their efforts and about, more generally, what [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 833783

  • An interview with César A. Martinez
    Quirarte, Jacinto, 1931-
    1999
    In this interview with Jacinto Quirarte, César Martinez recounts his early years and education at Texas A&I in Kingsville. While studying as an artist, he was attracted to Abstract Expressionism and color field painting, although involvement [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 849046

  • Image and text (poetry) in the work of Consuelo (Chelo) González Amezcua, a texas artist (1903-1975)
    Quirarte, Jacinto, 1931-
    1982
    Through an analysis of Consuelo Gonzalez Amezcua’s El mosaico de las aves, art historian Jacinto Quirarte shows how the artist can both draw and depart from conventions of Western and pre-Columbian art. Quirarte argues that—as a double-sided [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 820518

  • Introduction : the beginnings of Chicano art
    Quirarte, Jacinto, 1931-
    1984
    Jacinto Quirarte’s essay provides an overview of the development of Chicano art from its beginnings as a cultural wing of the Chicano socio-political movement. Quirarte focuses specifically on artists groups, cultural centers, and alternative [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 846405

  • Mexican American artists
    Quirarte, Jacinto, 1931-
    1973
    This excerpt from Jacinto Quirarte’s book, Mexican American Artists, includes the introduction, chapters 4 through 8, and a short conclusion. In the introduction, the author explores Chicano identity and the unifying elements of Chicano art. While [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 809688

  • Mexican and mexican-american artists in the United States : 1920-1970
    Quirarte, Jacinto, 1931-
    1988
    This document is an essay by Jacinto Quirarte outlining key moments in the history of modern Mexican and Mexican-American art in the United States. It begins with a discussion of the Mexican School, detailing central figures, sociopolitical [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1127555

  • Mexican influence on U.S. art: 1930-1936
    Quirarte, Jacinto, 1931-
    1978
    Arguing that art history must always account for precedents and influences, art historian Jacinto Quirarte’s essay traces the way in which Mexican muralists influenced American artists during the 1930s. The author suggests that, in this case, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 826346

  • Origins of the Hispanic American Aesthetic in the Southwest and the Great Lakes Region
    Quirarte, Jacinto, 1931-
    1983
    This document by Jacinto Quirarte begins by proposing possible definitions for the terms “Hispanic” and “aesthetic” and their potential implications for a study of Chicano art. Quirarte states that the focus of his essay is an exploration of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1127194

  • Synopsis of the symposium on the Hispanic American aesthetic : origins, manifestations, and significance
    Quirarte, Jacinto, 1931-
    1983
    Art historian Jacinto Quirarte lays a framework for discussing an artwork or body of work by examining the tradition to which it belongs and the reasons for which (and for whom) it was created. Summarizing the conclusions of the 1979 Symposium on the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 846381

  • The beginnings of Chicano art : introduction
    Quirarte, Jacinto, 1931-
    1984
    In this essay, Jacinto Quirarte introduces the importance of manifestos when examining the origins of the Chicano movement, and in turn, Chicano art. Manifestos, he asserts, are essential primary documents for understanding the Chicano movement. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 809582