Name Descriptor: Posada, José Guadalupe, 1852-1913×
  • [¿Quiénes levantaran el monumento a Posada?=Who will raise the monument to Posada?]
    Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957
    1930
    This issue contains more than 400 engravings by José Guadalupe Posada, with a preface by Diego Rivera, in which he redefines the engraver as a “worker,” “warrior of leaflets,” the “greatest artist” produced by the people, and the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 757821

  • [Letter] 1963 Octubre 30, México, D.F. [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916 - 2011
    1963
    In this letter, José Antonio Torres Martinó tells Lorenzo Homar that the Mexican artist Alberto Beltrán greatly enjoyed the book that Homar had sent him, and would like to publish it in El Gallo Ilustrado, the supplement put out by El Día (a left [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 863651

  • [Letter] 1965 Febrero 26, Buenos Aires [to Jorge] Romero Brest
    Paz, Samuel
    1961
    This document is a letter from Samuel Paz to Jorge Romero Brest, who was visiting the United States at that time. It reports the steps taken to attain the participation of artists Kenneth Noland, Morris Louis, Pol Bury and Mark Brusse for the Premio [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759756

  • A note on chicano-mexicano cultural capital : african american icons an symbols in chicano art
    Malagamba Ansótegui, Amelia
    1997
    In this document, Professor Amelia Malagamba explores how Afro-Mexican icons and symbols, as well as sociopolitical issues in the African-American community, have been transformed into what she terms “cultural capital.” A “cultural capital”as [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1082750

  • 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

  • An historical essay on heart imagery and expressions
    Mesa-Bains, Amalia
    Amalia Mesa-Bains’s essay proposes a historical lineage of heart imagery and the concept of “lo del corazón” [that which comes from the heart] that begins in the Mexico’s Aztec ritual of human sacrifice and culminates in public and popular [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 795630

  • Apuntes sobre la Segunda Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano
    Ruiz de la Mata, Ernesto
    Puerto Rican critic Ernesto Ruiz de la Mata comments that after the II Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano [2nd San Juan Biennial of Latin American Graphic Art] was inaugurated, many people forgot about the marginal activities that made [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 806339

  • Artes Plásticas
    Salazar Bondy, Sebastián
    1954
    Last of the two articles by Sebastián Salazar Bondy, published under the pseudyonym “Juan Eye,” on the Mexican art exhibition organized by La Crónica newspaper. For the author, if Mexican painting has “laid the foundations for its own school [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1138006

  • Carlos Cortez
    Weber, John Pitman, 1942-
    1998
    Written by well-known muralist John Pitman Weber, this essay provides biographical information on Carlos Cortez, a Milwaukee-born and Chicago-based artist and poet of Mexican-Indian and German ancestry. Weber talks about the places and people Cortez [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1061374

  • Catálogo de la Exposición de Artes Mexicanas : Organizada por la Corporación Carnegie
    Harnoncourt, Rene d'
    1930
    This was the catalog for the Exposición de Artes Mexicanas [Exhibition of Mexican Arts] presented in summer 1930 in the galleries of the Ministry of Public Education (SEP) in Mexico City. The sponsors of the exhibition were the Carnegie Corporation [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 748315

  • Citings (sic) from a Brave New World : The Art of the Other Mexico
    Sorell, V. A. (Victor A.)
    In this review of the exhibition Art of the Other Mexico: Sources and Meanings, Victor Alejandro Sorell writes that the border is the exhibition’s overarching and master trope. The exhibition features works of art by the “greater Mexican [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 801878

  • Cuevas ataca el realismo superficial y regalón de la escuela mexicana
    Cuevas, José Luis
    1958
    This letter by José Luis Cuevas, sent from Philadelphia, was published in the newspaper Novedades on February 15, 1958. The missive is a response to an article by Andrés Henestrosa published three weeks earlier. Here, Cuevas defends German [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772074

  • Discursive Images and Resonant Words Address the Vox Populi: The Visceral Art of Carlos Cortéz Koyokuikatl
    Sorell, V. A. (Victor A.)
    2001
    In this catalogue essay, Victor Alejandro Sorell considers the 36-year career (spanning 1964–2000) of the Chicano artist Carlos Cortez, praising him as the “quintessential artist-reporter,” and emphasizing his virtuosity as a master printmaker [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 840498

  • El feminismo se impone
    Posada, José Guadalupe, 1852-1913
    1907
    The synopsis and the annotations in English are coming soon. However, our bilingual readers can click on “Español” to access this information in Spanish [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779764

  • El gran viaje de los 41 maricones para Yucatán
    Posada, José Guadalupe, 1852-1913
    1901
    The synopsis and the annotations in English are coming soon. However, our bilingual readers can click on “Español” to access this information in Spanish [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779755

  • El Machetazo
    Cortez, Carlos, 1923-2005
    1976
    In this text, Carlos Cortez comments on the need for a movement to liberate art from the market, private collections, and those who see the consumption of art as a means of separating themselves from the lower classes. He contends that too often art [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 801984

  • El triunfo de la muerte
    Fernández Ledesma, Gabriel
    1948
    In this article, the painter Gabriel Fernández Ledesma traces the history of European funerary traditions during the colonial period. He explores “The Triumph of Death” and its portrayal on playing cards and in the theater, discussing its [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774307

  • Grabadores mexicanos contemporáneos : Leopoldo Méndez y Alfredo Zalce
    Mérida, Carlos, 1891-1984
    1946
    In his comments on the work of José Guadalupe Posada, Carlos Mérida highlights the plasticity of Posada’s artwork. He goes on to point out that both Leopoldo Méndez and Alfredo Zalce have carried on the tradition initiated by Manuel Manilla, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 733446

  • Interview with Carlos Córtez
    Weber, John Pitman, 1942-; Gilbert, Coral; Frazer, Ricardo
    In this interview, Carlos Cortez talks about his artistic influences, including the Mexican muralists, Käthe Kollwitz, and Rembrandt, among others. He considers the social, political, and economic motivations that underpin his art. He also describes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 867615

  • 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

  • Jose Guadalupe Posada : the man, his art, his time
    Gamboa, Fernando
    1944
    This document includes the text of the catalogue and the program of lectures and film screenings related to the exhibition, Posada: Printmaker to the Mexican People. The catalogue opens with “Corrido of the Coming of Don José Guadalupe Posada to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 840147

  • José Guadalupe Posada : ilustrador de la vida mexicana
    Posada, José Guadalupe, 1852-1913
    1963
    The printmaker Leopoldo Méndez, with the support of Mariana Yampolsky and Adolfo Mexiac, completed a careful and voluminous edition of the prints by José Guadalupe Posada, which included a selection of his illustrations for free handouts, posters, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737808

  • La gran labor del Taller de Gráfica Popular
    Palencia Alvarez Tubau, Ceferino
    1950
    The Taller de Gráfica Popular [TGP, People’s Print Workshop], with Leopoldo Méndez, Pablo O’Higgins, and Luis Arenal as founding fathers, had always intended to work together as a group on various types of printmaking and painting in the studio [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 781749

  • Literatura-Poesia-Estamperia Popular
    Atl, Dr., 1875-1964
    1921
    In 1922, in the chapter dedicated to literature, poetry, and printing—emphasizing the editorial house Antonio Vanegas Arroyo—Dr. Atl refers for the first time to the printmaker José Guadalupe Posada. He describes him in detail: “grabador ú [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752863

  • Lo del corazón : theme and variations
    Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-
    1986
    In this essay, Tomas Ybarra-Frausto focuses on the heart as an important symbol in Chicano art. Divided into two sections: “Themes and Variations” and “Maintenance and Extension of Traditions,” he argues that the “moral dimension” of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 795669

  • MacKinley Helm y el apogeo del arte pictórico mexicano
    Toro, Oliverio
    1941
    With this article, the journalist celebrates the recent publication of MacKinley Helm’s book Modern Mexican Painters in the United States. His review describes the book as the most complete panorama of Mexican painting: “no other writer that we [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 786287

  • Proyecto de declaraciones del maestro Carlos Chávez
    Chávez, Carlos, 1899-1978
    1952
    Carlos Chávez announces the opening of the Mexican art exhibition organized by the governments of Mexico and France, in which a very carefully selected collection of masterpieces would be presented, beginning with the pre-Cortés era and continuing [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779866

  • The anatomy of an RCAF poster = Anatomía de un cartel de la RCAF
    Montoya, José, 1932-
    2001
    In this bilingual essay, Chicano artist and poet José Montoya reflects on the creative history behind the poster titled José Montoya’s Pachuco Art: A Historical Update [El arte pachuco de José Montoya: Una actualización histórica] for the 1977 [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 821357

  • Twenty years of the Taller de Gráfica Popular : round table in the Taller de Gráfica Popular
    1957
    In this compilation of a series of discussions, eighteen members of Taller de Gráfica Popular (TGP) address the history of the organization, including its founding, development throughout twenty years of activities, and present state in 1957. Member [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 782279

  • Un arte específicamente americano
    Pérez, Alberto, 1926-1999
    1987
    The author offers a critical, manifesto-style review of the situation in the field of Latin American art and, especially, culture. Alberto Pérez describes himself as an “American,” “Hispanic American,” “Indian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754446

  • Un precursor del movimiento de Arte Mexicano : el grabador Posadas
    Charlot, Jean
    1925
    After reviewing the rich array of techniques used by the printmaker José Guadalupe Posada, Jean Charlot attributes to this producer of “anonymous work” the nature of creator and turns him into a representative of national Indo-American art. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779806