Name Descriptor: Cuevas, José Luis×
  • [El expresionismo a partir de Kokoschka,...]
    Nelken, Margarita
    1964
    In this book, Margarita Nelken, a Spanish critic based in Mexico, discusses the development of Expressionism in Mexican art. She argues that Mexican Expressionism has a native origin that, with the passage of time, has been enriched by the different [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 748151

  • [José Luis Cuevas realiza sus primeros dibujos ...]
    Banko, Catalina
    1985
    In a text on the drawings and prints of José Luis Cuevas written in 1985, the art historian Catalina Banko compares his work to that of the Mexican muralists in order to show the major differences between them. To accomplish this, the Venezuelan [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1156829

  • [Letter] 1958 Junio 10, México D. F. [to] Fernando Gamboa
    Mendoza, María Luisa
    1958
    A letter dated June 10, 1958, from Maria Luisa Mendoza to Fernando Gamboa (who was in Brussels at the time) took the form of a progress report. Mendoza, a consultant on the art integration project Centro Médico Nacional [National Medical Center], [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 796076

  • Alejandro Romero
    Chaplik, Dorothy
    1991
    Author Dorothy Chaplik provides an overview of the life and art of Alejandro Romero, a recognized Chicago-based Mexican painter and muralist. She traces his artistic career from his childhood in Tabasco and youth and Mexico City, when he first [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1064478

  • Arte e identidad : métodos institucionales en el desarrollo cultural venezolano
    Montero Castro, Roberto
    1978
    In an attempt at historical reconstruction, and due to the intense political situation in Venezuela (between 1974 and 1978), art critic Roberto Montero Castro attempts to detect the presence of “the Venezuelan identity” in certain artistic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 815631

  • Chicano art : an identity crisis
    Quíroz, Esaú
    1975
    This article documents an interview between Esaú Quíroz, a participant in the Chicano art movement, and the Mexican artist José Luis Cuevas. Quíroz and Cuevas discuss the present direction of the Chicano art movement, which Quiroz defined as [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 803140

  • Con tinta negra y roja : El Muralismo de México : Gran y aparatoso adefesio de la Historia, dice José Luis Cuevas
    Rodríguez, Antonio, 1909-
    1964
    Antonio Rodríguez begins his text by justifying, to a degree, José Luís Cuevas’ harsh denunciation of the Mexican muralism movement to Marta Traba. The writer states that Cuevas, as a young painter and critic of his time, should be allowed such [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 747199

  • Con Tinta negra y roja : El Muralismo de México : Uno de los momentos culminantes del Arte en este siglo
    Rodríguez, Antonio, 1909-
    1964
    Antonio Rodríguez reports that José Luís Cuevas’ statements to Marta Traba concerning the Mexican muralist movement provoked resentful feelings in many painters that consider them to be unpatriotic. He states that Traba repeatedly attacked [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 747077

  • Con tinta negra y roja : El Muralismo Mexicano, un enorme absceso que contagió a todos nuestros países : carta abierta de Marta Traba sobre el problema del Muralismo Mexicano
    Rodríguez, Antonio, 1909-
    1964
    Antonio Rodríguez published an open letter sent to him by Marta Traba—the Argentine critic—in response to his article “El muralismo de México: uno de los momentos culminantes del arte de este siglo” [Muralism in Mexico: One of the Climactic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 747211

  • Cuevas, un caso de afirmación del yo : (al servicio de lo universal y comunicativo, o al servicio de lo anónimo...)
    Goeritz, Mathias, 1915-1990
    1966
    According to Mathias Goeritz , José Luis Cuevas is “one of the greatest artists that Mexico has ever produced.” His talent has, in fact, been widely acknowledged by artists and intellectuals. But Goeritz believes that, in addition to his [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 751413

  • El nuevo libro de José Luis Cuevas
    Gómez Sicre, José
    1968
    Cuban art promoter José Gómez Sicre comments on the graphic notebooks, which he prefers to call “books of graphic experiences,” by Mexican draftsman José Luis Cuevas. Gómez Sicre asserts that Cuevas’s staunchly pessimistic view of the human [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 858256

  • El rey ha muerto : Viva el rey: La renovación de la pintura mexicana
    Manrique, Jorge Alberto
    1970
    In this essay, originally published in 1970, Jorge Alberto Manrique points out that in the 1950s the Mexican School of Painting began to stagnate in terms of both form and motifs. However, official support allowed it to maintain its control of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 798006

  • José Luis Cuevas : II
    Poniatowska, Elena
    1957
    In this interview José Luis Cuevas recalls the early days of his professional career and his successes abroad. In passing, the artist mentions having seen Mexican painting selling at very low prices on a recent visit to the United States, “a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 775043

  • La aparición de las "vanguardias" en México
    Conde, Teresa del
    1979
    In this essay Teresa del Conde analyzes the characteristics of what she calls the “young painting of Mexico,” meaning those national vanguard trends that had arisen in the 1950s and that developed fully during the 1960s. Members of this group [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785765

  • La crítica de José Luis Cuevas levanta una tempestad de protestas : se agita el agua de la pintura mexicana
    Flores Guerrero, Raúl
    1959
    A short article in which the critic Raúl Flores Guerrero tries to mediate a dispute among journalists set off by José Luis Cuevas, who has taken a position against muralism. It is a brouhaha that has been already going on for a few months. Flores [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 786732

  • La Galería de Antonio Souza : una lección a los burócratas del arte
    García, Socorro
    1958
    This article by Socorro García is a review of writer Antonio Souza’s tenure as the owner of the gallery that bore his name in Mexico City. After recounting the beginnings of his career, the journalist states the concerns that led him to open the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 786503

  • La Ruptura, 1935–1955
    Felguérez, Manuel, 1928-
    1988
    In this essay, written in 1988, Manuel Felguérez relates the beginnings of what is known as the Ruptura movement in the 1950s. Felguérez points out that the arrival of refugees from the Spanish Civil War and other European nations in the previous [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 788048

  • La vacilada como punto final
    Nelken, Margarita
    1961
    Margarita Nelken describes the Second Biennial for Young Artists, in Paris, and the exhibition of the Los hartos [Fed Up] group in the Galería Antonio Souza in Mexico City as the end of one era and the beginning of another. The Los hartos “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752203

  • Latin American visions and revisions
    Goldman, Shifra M., 1926-
    1994
    Art historian Shifra M. Goldman writes with great acuity and depth about the traveling exhibition, Art of the Fantastic: Latin America, 1920–1987, which opened at the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 1987, and subsequently went to the Queens Museum in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1063953

  • Les Demoiselles de San Salvador
    Traba, Marta
    1971
    In this article, the Argentine critic Marta Traba (based in Puerto Rico at the time) declared herself an “admiradora” [admirer] of the Mexican artist, José Luis Cuevas. In her opinion, he was the best draftsman on the continent and one of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 805453

  • Los Hartos
    Rodríguez Prampolini, Ida
    1961
    The review by Ida Rodríguez [Prampolini] is one of the most complete ever written about the exhibition by Los Hartos [The Fed-Ups]. With fondness and a nimble style she describes the work and each of the 12 personalities who participated in that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752226

  • Los resultados del premio Paul Westheim de crítica de arte
    1958
    This brief article reports the results of the contest announced in late March by the supplement, México en la culturaFirst prize was awarded to Jorge Alberto Manrique, who wrote an analysis of a painting by Juan Soriano, La madre. Second prize went [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 775032

  • París : todo o nada
    Bayón, Damián
    1978
    According to the Argentine critic Damián Bayón, who lived in Puerto Rico in the 1950s, Paris is the city that every artist dreams of, but he cautions that it is not easy to succeed there. Hundreds of Latin American artists arrive in Paris every day [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 822379

  • Programa de ciclos audiovisuales durante 1964
    1964
    This foldable brochure summarizes in list form the activities that took place at the Museo de Arte Moderno of Bogotá (MAM) in 1964, when it was directed by the art critic Marta Traba. The text contains seven headings, each of which is followed by a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1093542

  • Respuestas a la carta de Cuevas
    Tibol, Raquel
    1958
    Art critic Raquel Tibol questions the writer Luis Cardoza y Aragón and four artists from the second generation of the Mexican School of painting–Raúl Anguiano, Alberto Beltrán, Leopoldo Méndez, and José Chávez Morado—about the letter signed [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772083

  • Una Bienal que peca por defecto
    Cherson, Samuel B.
    1988
    Samuel Cherson, a Cuban living in exile in Puerto Rico, gives a brief account of the history of the Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano y del Caribe [San Juan Biennial of Latin American and Caribbean Graphic Art]. He concludes that the 8th [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 852846