Name Descriptor: González Camarena, Jorge, 1908-1980×
  • ¿Son inmorales estas pinturas? Los murales del pintor González Camarena en el edificio Guardiola actualizan la debatida cuestión de la moral en el arte
    Rodríguez, Antonio
    1942
    The critic Antonio Rodríguez uses this article to defend the murals painted by Jorge González Camarena in the main hall of the Edificio Guardiola, in the center of Mexico City. The author believes that the short newspaper article calling for these [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 804294

  • 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

  • Dos jóvenes pintores mexicanos
    1930
    The author points out that Mexican painting still has many paths to explore and that it is preparing a new generation that will come to define the future of art in Mexico. He reports that the magazine Nuestra Ciudad has published some photographs of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 735430

  • El balance de un año de labor artística : Ángel Zárraga y su actuación en México
    Núñez y Domínguez, José de Jesús
    1943
    The writer José Núñez y Domínguez interviews the painter Ángel Zárraga about his first year back working in Mexico after almost four full decades in Europe. The artist would respond with pride, saying “my days have been filled with great [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 798269

  • El Doctor Carrillo Gil le contesta a G. Camarena
    Carrillo Gil, Alvar
    1958
    Art collector Dr. Alvar Carrillo Gil corrected Jorge González Camarena with regard to his criticism of the Mexican state. Carrillo Gil clarified that he was not questioning the State nor was he against the Bienal de Artes Plásticas [Visual Arts [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758347

  • El INBA y la bienal de Venecia ante un fracaso
    García Ascot, José Miguel
    1958
    This article is a complaint by José María García Ascot against the authorities of the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes (INBA), which had just published a catalog with an image of the eighteen works sent to represent Mexico in the XXIX Venice [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 786688

  • El pintor y el arquitecto
    Obregón Santacilia, Carlos
    1942
    The architect begins his article by saying that painting achieves its maximum expression when it is applied to architecture. However, he mentions that true collaboration happens only infrequently between painters and architects, because the painter [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 735991

  • Jalisco se reivindica
    Blanco Moheno, Roberto
    1944
    This article is a review of the exhibition of 19th- and 20th-century Jalisco painting that took place at the Palacio de Bellas Artes in the capital of Mexico. The exhibition included works by José María Estrada, Dr. Atl, Roberto Montenegro, José [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 804384

  • La destrucción de las pinturas de Camarena : Savonarola entre los banqueros: Petición al Licenciado Álvarez Acosta
    Anzures, Rafael
    1957
    This article denounces the demolition of the murals Jorge González Camarena painted in 1941 at the Guardiola building in Mexico City. According to the author, the two panels that composed La vida [Life] were destroyed on July 29of 1957: one day [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 795136

  • Los ataques a las pinturas de Jorge Camarena como síntoma de anormalidad social
    Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957
    2006
    Diego Rivera believed that the whole world knew there were paintings in the churches and palaces of the Catholic popes and kings that displayed nudity in a more obvious manner than the figures painted by Jorge González Camarena at the Guardiola [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 823143

  • Los frescos de Guardiola son realmente inmorales
    Nájera, Julio C.
    1943
    This is a letter of complaint sent by Julio C. Nájera to El Universal. His subject is the paintings of Jorge González Camarena, which the sender judges “immoral” due to the enormous nudes rendered in the paintings. Nájera believes that certain [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 798279

  • 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

  • Primeros truenos de la Bienal
    Tibol, Raquel
    1958
    The Argentine art critic, Raquel Tibol, interviewed three painters, asking them for their opinions about the organization of the first Bienal Interamericana de Pintura y Grabado [Inter-American Biennial of Painting and Printmaking]. In order to have [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 770459

  • Que no los borren!
    Rodríguez, Antonio, 1909-
    1942
    Antonio Rodríguez interviewed some figures who were well known in the art world to find out their opinions on the paintings by Jorge González Camarena in the entrance hall of the Edificio Guardiola. Made up of two huge nudes, they had recently been [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 804266

  • Siqueiros- una amenaza para el muralismo mexicano es la destrucción de los murales de Camarena
    Castro, Rosa
    1957
    As vice-president of the Frente Nacional de Artes Plásticas (FNAP) [National Front for the Visual Arts], David Alfaro Siqueiros makes the latest resolution of the group known. To wit: “to immediately initiate a national campaign directed at the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 795156

  • Tres murales sobre la revolución, la legalidad y la paz
    Tibol, Raquel
    1957
    The art critic Raquel Tibol, an Argentine native who arrived in Mexico in 1953, uses mural works in progress by David Alfaro Siqueiros, Jorge González Camarena, and Fanny Rabel, as examples of the vitality of the post-revolutionary pictorial [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 775057