Name Descriptor: Goitia, Francisco, 1882-1960×
  • ¿El abandono de su tradicional plataforma ideológica servirá a la pintura mexicana?
    Rodríguez, Antonio, 1909-
    1948
    In this short article by Antonio Rodríguez, the art critic shows his support for an article published in the previous issue of the journal Espacios by the artist Roberto Berdecio, in defense of “social painting.” Rodríguez believes that “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799572

  • Antonio Rodríguez Luna : como jurado y como pintor no podía estar con su arte deshumanizado y servil
    Rodríguez Luna, Antonio
    1958
    Antonio Rodríguez Luna was invited to sit on the jury of the I Bienal Interamericana de Pintura y Grabado [First Inter-American Biennial of Paintings and Prints] a few days after the exhibition opened. He was picked as the arbiter who would cast the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758430

  • Desde Caracas : José Luis Cuevas satiriza la Bienal y traza con ácido corrosivo la caricatura de Siqueiros
    Cuevas, José Luis
    1958
    José Luis Cuevas was in Caracas when he received his invitation to the Bienal Interamericana de Pintura y Grabado [Inter-American Biennial of Painting and Printmaking] and he declined it when he learned of the control exerted by the members of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772221

  • El Museo de arte Moderno : Hay de todo como en la botica
    Crespo de la Serna, Jorge Juan
    1958
    Critic Jorge Juan Crespo de la Serna reviews the content of the newly opened Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes at the Palacio de Bellas Artes. After several visits to take in the breadth of the collection, he concludes that the Mexican painting section [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 798315

  • INBA presenta en homenaje a Hoy obras maestras de la pintura mexicana
    Rodríguez, Antonio, 1909-
    1952
    In commemoration of the XV anniversary of the weekly magazine Hoy [Today], the Instituto de Bellas Artes (INBA) suggests the periodical publish a selection of images representing local painting throughout the ages. An article written by the critic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 786710

  • 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

  • La primera exposición de los artistas mexicanos pensionados en Europa
    Agüeros, Agustín
    1906
    The journalist and future historian of journalism, Agustín Agüeros, undertakes a defense of Mexican artists who have studied in Europe and are now showing their work at the Academia Nacional de Bellas Artes (midyear 1906). Agüeros makes every [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799666

  • Mexicanism
    Helm, MacKinley
    1941
    In this essay, North American critic and art collector MacKinley Helm analyzes the work of those artists whose style and content did not fit into muralism or the so-called “Mexican School of Painting.” Helm discusses, in the context of the 1920s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 748165

  • Oficio girado a los profesores de artes plásticas
    Calderon Puig, Ana María
    1935
    The Fine Arts Department of the Secretaría de Educación Pública [SEP, Ministry of Public Education] was the administrative body that grouped Mexican visual artists starting in the mid-1920s. Through this department, artists were linked to official [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785812

  • Opina González Camarena : La nuestra es pintura distinta
    González Camarena, Jorge, 1908-1980
    1956
    Jorge González Camarena did not believe that Mexican painting was in decline as asserted by Rufino Tamayo, rather it was in a stage of exploration. However, it should not lose its local and national character, which Camarena believed should be [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758315

  • The Mexican School
    Schmeckebier, Laurence Eli
    1971
    In this essay entitled “The Mexican School,” Laurence E. Schmeckebier analyzes the rise and evolution of the “Mexican School of Painting.” Schmeckebier places the origin of this “school” in the first generation of muralism and in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 748241

  • Tres dedos en la llaga de la Bienal
    Castro, Rosa
    1958
    Art critic Rosa Castro asked three respected Mexican artists for their opinions on the Bienal Interamericana de Pintura y Grabado [Inter-American Biennial of Painting and Printmaking]. Raúl Anguiano felt that the biennial was the most important [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 769970

  • Un eminente crítico de arte habla de la Bienal y de sus premios
    Cardoza y Aragón, Luis
    1958
    Both Jorge Juan Crespo de la Serna and Luis Cardoza y Aragón agreed that the deliberations of the International Jury’s Panel (which had established the parameters for awarding the prizes) for the Bienal Interamericana de Pintura y Grabado [Inter- [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772188