Name Descriptor: O'Gorman, Juan×
  • Artes Plásticas
    Salazar Bondy, Sebastián
    1954
    This is the first of two articles by Sebastián Salazar Bondy, published under the pseudonym “Juan Eye,” on the Mexican art exhibition organized in Lima by La Crónica newspaper. The author believes the show is exceptional for its positive [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1137991

  • Con la Bienal se logra hoy lo que no lograron 60 años de propaganda demagógica : Dice el Doctor Atl
    Tibol, Raquel
    1958
    Raquel Tibol interviewed Dr. Atl, who declared his total agreement with the organizers of the Bienal Interamericana de Pintura y Grabado [Inter-American Biennial of Painting and Printmaking], sponsored by the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes (INBA [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758357

  • El pintor O´Gorman pidió amparo ayer contra una disposición de S.C.O.P.
    1938
    This article lists the reasons why the painter Juan O’Gorman filed an appeal with the Second Court of the Federal District (Mexico City). His goal was to lift the censorship on the murals he had painted in the waiting area of the Benito Juárez [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 798415

  • El premio otorgado por el INBA al pintor Coronel, ha dividido más a los artistas
    Castro, Rosa
    1959
    The Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes [INBA, National Institute of Fine Arts] invited all painters, regardless of their trend, to take part in the first Salón Anual de Pintura [Annual Painting Salon]. The selection of works and the awarding of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772251

  • En torno a la "Integración"-
    Mérida, Carlos, 1891-1984
    1954
    By 1954, Carlos Mérida had published 11 tenets related to what he called functional painting and its importance in the integration of the visual arts, as well as some theoretical concepts regarding architectonic-pictorial space. For Mérida, at that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 733682

  • Guión
    Gamboa, Fernando; Barbachano, Manuel
    1952
    This document is the script for the documentary Pintura Mural Mexicana [Mexican Mural Painting], to be produced by Manuel Barbachano Ponce’s company, Tele-producciones. The documentary was made in response to a request from the Instituto Nacional [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 791962

  • Hay crisis en la pintura mexicana? : Es absolutamente indudable que la situación revolucionaria, no sólo de México sino del mundo entero, entre 1910 y 1923 fue el factor determinante del auge de la pintura mexicana
    Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957
    1945
    Diego Rivera maintains that the crisis in Mexican painting is an invention. It may be a crisis invented by the literati so they will have a pretext for writing their books, or perhaps created by critics so they will have material to send to their [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 747275

  • Integración plástica de la Ciudad Universitaria
    Islas García, Luis
    1952
    Luis Islas García brings up an issue that is seldom addressed about the modern Ciudad Universitaria (UNAM campus): the visual arts integration executed by Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, José Chávez Morado, and Juan O’Gorman. He states [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 792975

  • Juan O´Gorman plantea el dilema arte utilidad
    Larrosa, Manuel
    1976
    Juan O’Gorman addresses the problem of architecture from the perspective of functionality versus aesthetics and concludes that the two opposites should be fused into one: “architecture should serve as a useful object and as an object of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 787955

  • Juan O'Gorman
    Goeritz, Mathias, 1915-1990
    1960
    In Mathias Goeritz’s opinion, the architect and sculptor Juan O’Gorman is an original visionary because in his artistic endeavors he tries to connect the arts and subordinate them to concepts that synthesize his extra-artistic convictions. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 751346

  • La arquitectura internacional a la zaga de la mala pintura
    Siqueiros, David Alfaro
    1954
    In forty paragraphs, David Alfaro Siqueiros outlines the process of artistic integration of Mexican architecture and painting that produced the Ciudad Universitaria, the Presidente Juárez Apartment Blocks and the Museo Experimental El Eco. For [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 786079

  • La huella del artista viajero : Los únicos murales de Gabriel García Maroto en México
    Pavlioukova, Larissa
    1998
    This article refers to the mural painted at the “Francisco Giner de los Ríos” primary school located in the central zone of Mexico City, and painted by Gabriel García Maroto. After forming a friendship with the Spanish poet, Federico García [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 789193

  • La pintura de Tamayo es la negación de la pintura mexicana : Dice Juan O´Gorman
    Rodríguez, Antonio, 1909-
    1948
    Antonio Rodríguez, who interviewed many painters, asked Juan O’Gorman if he thought that Rufino Tamayo—currently famous and fashionable—was actually an extraordinary painter, as he was considered in the United States. O’Gorman thought that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758192

  • La síntesis de las Artes
    Villanueva, Carlos Raúl, 1900-1975
    1963
    Referencing such Latin American nations as Mexico, Brazil, Uruguay, and Venezuela, and the European nations of Spain and Italy, Venezuelan architect Carlos Raúl Villanueva examines certain artists and movements that in the aforementioned countries, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 864335

  • Muralismo : basta ya de “cuadros grandes”; hagamos murales, declara Alfaro Siqueiros, fustigando a Diego, a Tamayo y a O´Gorman
    Álvarez Fe, Vicente
    1955
    Vicente Fé Álvarez interviews David Alfaro Siqueiros, who speaks his mind about the current state of mural painting and talks about how he (Siqueiros) has tried to change it. The artist says that mural painting is like cinematography, explaining [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 735242

  • Nuestros artistas presentes...
    Lora Risco, Alejandro
    1954
    Commentary by essayist Alejandro Lora Risco on the Mexican art show organized in Lima by La Crónica newspaper. From within the event’s massive audience, the author highlights the presence of the individuals most likely to read his text: Peruvian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1150959

  • Un problema técnico sin precedente en la historia del Arte : El muralismo figurativo y realista en el exterior
    Siqueiros, David Alfaro
    1952
    During the construction of Mexico City’s UNAM campus, which was begun in 1950, architects and artists worked together to create buildings with murals on exterior walls. In this lengthy lecture, David Alfaro Siqueiros outlines the history of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 751205