Creator: Casanovas, Martí, 1894-1966×
  • Almanaque
    Casanovas, Martí, 1894-1966
    1927
    In this issue of Revista de avance, the journalist and art critic Martí Casanovas (born in Catalonia) provides a brief commentary on the twelfth exhibition at the Salón de Bellas Artes, which he finds somewhat mediocre. Without being [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1299709

  • Arte nuevo
    Casanovas, Martí, 1894-1966
    1927
    In this lecture, Martí Casanovas distinguishes the activities of the group of artists in the exhibition 1927 from those of other contemporary progressives by arguing that their art seeks to convey humanistic and collective meanings to a broad and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 832040

  • Directrices
    Casanovas, Martí, 1894-1966; Ichaso, Francisco, 1901-1962; Mañach, Jorge, 1898-1961; Marinello, Juan, 1898-1977; Tallet, José Zacarías, 1893-1989
    1927
    In this April 15, 1927 issue of Revista de avance, the “Guidelines” section includes four short articles. The first addresses the criticisms received by the journal regarding what was deemed to be a “silence about immediate political issues [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1298763

  • Directrices
    Casanovas, Martí, 1894-1966; Ichaso, Francisco, 1901-1962; Mañach, Jorge, 1898-1961; Marinello, Juan, 1898-1977; Tallet, José Zacarías, 1893-1989
    1927
    In this May 15, 1927 issue of Revista de avance, the “Guidelines” section includes four brief articles. The first is a commentary on the political and intellectual development that took place during the years after the foundation of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1299773

  • Directrices
    Casanovas, Martí, 1894-1966; Ichaso, Francisco, 1901-1962; Mañach, Jorge, 1898-1961; Marinello, Juan, 1898-1977; Tallet, José Zacarías, 1893-1989
    1927
    In this May 30, 1927 issue of Revista de avance, the “Guidelines” section includes four brief articles. In the first, the editors come out in favor of “art theater” that could be developed by taking inspiration from and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1299841

  • Directrices
    Casanovas, Martí, 1894-1966; Ichaso, Francisco, 1901-1962; Mañach, Jorge, 1898-1961; Marinello, Juan, 1898-1977; Tallet, José Zacarías, 1893-1989
    1927
    In this June 15, 1927 issue of Revista de avance, the “Guidelines” section includes five brief articles. The first is a response to an article published by Regino E. Boti (1878–1958) in the journal Orto about “1927.” The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1299857

  • Directrices
    Casanovas, Martí, 1894-1966; Ichaso, Francisco, 1901-1962; Mañach, Jorge, 1898-1961; Marinello, Juan, 1898-1977; Tallet, José Zacarías, 1893-1989
    1927
    In this August 30, 1927 issue of Revista de avance, the “Guidelines” section includes three brief articles. The first informs the readers of the reaction of some Latin American intellectuals to the detention of two of the journal editors, José Z [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1299981

  • El capitalismo y la inteligencia
    Casanovas, Martí, 1894-1966
    1927
    This article, published in Revista de avance in 1927, was written by the young essayist and journalist born in Catalonia, Martí Casanovas. Here, he sets forth a fierce criticism of the way the capitalist production system affects and determines the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1299384

  • El nuevo arte indígena mexicano
    Casanovas, Martí, 1894-1966
    1928
    Martí Casanovas, a Catalan journalist who resided in Cuba, relates the resurgence of Indianism in Mexico with a modification in economic and social structures. Despite the opposition it faced in the late twenties, the Mexican Revolution progressed; [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1089630

  • La frivolidad de Emilio Amero
    Casanovas, Martí, 1894-1966
    1928
    While passing through Mexico after four years in New York, artist Emiliano Amero shares his notebooks with author Martí Casanovas, who enthusiastically points out his themes of advertising, as well as café and cabaret life. In his judgment, they [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737702

  • Las escuelas libres de pintura
    Casanovas, Martí, 1894-1966
    1928
    This article sets up a comparative analysis between the pedagogical principles applied at the academy and at the Open-Air Schools. For this author, what constitutes the aesthetic justification of academic painting is the manner in which things are [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 770413

  • Las fotos de Tina Modotti : el anecdotismo revolucionario
    Casanovas, Martí, 1894-1966
    1928
    Martí Casanovas discusses the two qualities to be found in Tina Modotti’s photographs, referring on the one hand to the formalist, aesthetic value of her work and, on the other, highlighting its social importance as a propaganda tool used on [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 746949

  • Nuevos Rumbos : la exposición de "1927"
    Casanovas, Martí, 1894-1966
    1927
    This militant text, published about a week after the inauguration of the exhibition sharing the title with the journal—1927, justifies the program of the radical artistic renewal that both the show and 1927: revista de avance proposed. The author, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1280155

  • Polémica : Autoctonismo y Europeismo : réplica a Franz Tamayo
    Casanovas, Martí, 1894-1966
    In this text, Martí Casanovas responds to a letter by Franz Tamayo considering the question of what direction the development of Indio-American culture should take. Distinguishing his philosophy from Tamayo’s, Casanovas explains that he believes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 839776

  • 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