Name Descriptor: Charlot, Jean×
  • Autobiografía de José Clemente Orozco : La mesa puesta. Los primeros ensayos. Capacidad crítica de los pintores. Jean Charlot. Pintura europea. Artistas de hoy
    Orozco, José Clemente
    1942
    In this document, José Clemente Orozco provides a vast panorama of what he believes was thought in Mexico in 1920 regarding art: 1. Any person could feel he was a painter; 2. Pre-Cortés art was the only tradition and everyone spoke of the “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 796164

  • 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

  • Editorial
    Sorell, V. A. (Victor A.)
    1979
    The co-editor of ABRAZO, Víctor A. Sorell writes that ethnic artists must no longer believe that the mainstream art world neglects them merely due to elitism (ignorance of ethnic artists contributes to this neglect as well). ABRAZO urges the art [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 801893

  • El “93” de la pintura mexicana
    Leal, Fernando
    1933
    Fernando Leal’s article talks about the dearth of art criticism, which uses different names to describe the movement: “al fresco decorations,” “national art,” “Cubism,” “revolutionary art,” “academic art,” and “Renaissance [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755413

  • El movimiento estridentista
    List Arzubide, Germán
    1926
    Five years after their first manifesto Actual [see doc. 737463 and doc. 754048], Germán List Arzubide recounted the early activity of the estridentista group. The author began with a description of the group’s leader, the poet Manuel Maples Arce. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737784

  • Historia de Diego Rivera
    Villaurrutia, Xavier, 1903-1950
    1927
    In 1927, Xavier Villaurrutia attempted an assessment of the Mexican art movement using Diego Rivera’s career as a timeline, since he considered Rivera’s history to be the least boring. Villaurrutia claims that, although the genre of painting that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 734375

  • Introducción
    Toor, Frances
    1937
    In this book published in 1937, Frances Toor, the North American promoter based in Mexico, makes a study of the most representative artists of modern Mexican painting. Toor served as editor and author of the introduction, while the painter Carlos Mé [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 748283

  • Jean Charlot
    Baciu, Stefan
    1970
    Baciu produces a panorama of the work by French painter Jean Charlot, from his early links to his country’s avant-garde and his integration into the first Mexican muralist movement, through to his relationships with the Estridentista movement and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737793

  • La ciudad de la Vanguardia : un recorrido estridentista
    Reyes Palma, Francisco
    2006
    This book takes as its subject a series of lectures held in 2000. It constitutes the first documentary account of the contributions of the visual artists who were involved in the Estridentista movement avant-garde and its relation to the urban scene [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752842

  • La Estética de la revolución : La pintura mural
    Méndez, Leopoldo
    1926
    Leopoldo Méndez not only contributed images for the magazine Horizonte, he also voiced his ideas, as in this text. In it he emphasizes the rebellious, antibourgeois, and anti-art for art’s sake aspect of mural art, describing it as that “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754076

  • La pintura monumental y de experimentación en México
    Crespo de la Serna, Jorge Juan
    1952
    In this article, art critic Jorge Juan Crespo de la Serna wrote about mural painting and its importance in the evolution of Mexican art. He believed the murals should be intimately connected to the life of the country that produces them given their [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779993

  • La primera Exposición de los Grupos de “acción de arte”
    Perez Mendoza, Efraín
    1922
    According to Efraín Pérez Mendoza, the Grupos de “Acción de Arte” [Art Action Groups] exhibition is one of the most interesting, complete and “most tormented that has been mounted by Mexican artists,” because the works express the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774133

  • La Tarde Estridentista : Historia del Café de Nadie
    Vela, Arqueles
    1924
    This is a poetic review tracing the history of the invention of that meeting place taken over by the Estridentista movement. They consider it their meeting place for appropriate get-togethers, their planning quarters for their actions against [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737552

  • Manifiesto Número 4
    Aguillón Guzmán, Manuel
    1926
    In Ciudad Victoria (Tamaulipas), Miguel Aguillón Guzmán issued a fourth Estridentista manifesto in which the delegates to the III Congreso Nacional de Estudiantes [3rd National Students’Conference] affirm their “support for the Mexican [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799686

  • México participará en dos exposiciones artísticas en N. York : Nuestros más distinguidos pintores enviarán sus mejores cuadros
    1927
    This article in the Excélsior newspaper reports on the visit Frances Flynn Paine, the American promoter of Mexican art, made to Mexico. She covered all the official institutions in the city in order to collect material for two shows on Mexican art [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 798410

  • Mi vida con Siqueiros : Graciela Amador narra su vida con el pintor en forma apasionante (Tercera parte)
    Amador, Graciela
    1948
    In 1948, many years after her romantic involvement with David Alfaro Siqueiros, Graciela Amador wrote a memoir in four parts about her life with him. In this third part she describes how their trip to Europe came to an end when Siqueiros went to the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760372

  • 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

  • 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

  • Ocultación y descubrimiento de Orozco
    Paz, Octavio
    1987
    After reviewing Orozco’s early work (drawings, prints, caricatures, and watercolors) and mentioning the influence of El Greco, Giotto, Goya, and Toulouse-Lautrec, Octavio Paz refers to a "hermetic or symbolic" trend to which the painter was exposed [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 792001

  • Pintura Oficial
    1923
    In an unsigned article published in El Demócrata, a Mexico City morning newspaper, the anonymous author expresses his opinion about the proposals made by El Heraldo, which had launched an energetic campaign against the murals in the Escuela Nacional [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758012

  • Prólogo. Exhibition of Contemporary Mexican Art : Shown in Assembly Hall : January-February, 1935
    Crespo de la Serna, Jorge Juan
    1937
    In the prologue to the catalogue of the 1935 exhibition of contemporary Mexican art, Mexican artist Jorge Juan Crespo de la Serna provides a brief overview of Mexican art from the time of the Mayans until the present. He asserts that Mexican art, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 823372

  • Ser : Revista internacional de vanguardia
    1923
    Showing its affinity with the ideas of Estridentismo, the magazine Ser reproduces on its cover an ideographic portrait that captures the psychological image of Manuel Maples Arce, a “champlave” [sic] of Jean Charlot, which through its fragmented [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737775

  • Torre de señales : Una nueva sección a cargo de José Gorostiza
    Gorostiza, José
    1931
    In this document José Gorostiza analyzes the works of eight artists who participated in the Pintores mexicanos modernos [Modern Mexican Painters] exhibition organized by Carlos Mérida and Carlos Orozco Romero for the brewery, Carta Blanca. He [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760487

  • Una tarde de Estridentismo : En el restaurant de nadie
    Ortega, Carlos M.
    1924
    This is a partial summary of the first estridentistaparty with masks, paintings, watercolors, and drawings on walls. Arqueles Vela participates by telling about the history of that meeting space; in addition there are poetic interventions such as [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737470

  • Urbe : súper poema bolchevique en 5 cantos
    Maples Arce, Manuel, 1900-
    1924
    This is a book of poems which attempts a synthesis of the avant-garde, the city, and the workers’ revolution. The idea that prompted Manuel Maples Arce’s composition of the poems in Urbe was to “provide an aesthetic intention to the Revolution [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737564