Name Descriptor: Covarrubias, Miguel×
  • [Letter] 1935 Noviembre 8, Mexico City [to] Luis Arenal
    Ossa, Ben
    1935
    After discussing how busy Germán List Arzubide—the Estridentista from old times—kept in New York’s workers’ media, Ben Ossa mentions the ideas suggested to LEAR by the “Congreso de Artistas Americanos (de Estados Unidos)” [American [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 801606

  • Cinco minutos con el chamaco Covarrubias
    Ortega, Febronio
    1932
    This “exclusive” interview with Mexican illustrator and painter Miguel Covarrubias took place on the occasion of a trip to Mexico City. During this conversation Covarrubias talked at length about a series of “impossible interviews” which had [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 771781

  • La decoración de Diego Rivera en la Preparatoria
    Molina, Renato
    1923
    Along with a caricature by Miguel Covarrubias published in a special edition of El Universal Ilustrado, Renato Molina Enríquez focuses his article on the encaustic technique used by Diego Rivera. This allows Antonio Caso’s article to explain the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755297

  • Mexican and mexican-american artists in the United States : 1920-1970
    Quirarte, Jacinto, 1931-
    1988
    This document is an essay by Jacinto Quirarte outlining key moments in the history of modern Mexican and Mexican-American art in the United States. It begins with a discussion of the Mexican School, detailing central figures, sociopolitical [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1127555

  • New York de día y de noche : Miguel Covarrubias : el hombre que descubrió a los negros en los Estados Unidos : La belleza en donde nadie la había visto
    Tablada, José Juan, 1871-1945
    1924
    Tablada discusses the work of Miguel Covarrubias, the young cartoonist who was almost totally unknown in Mexico at the time but was making a name for himself as a magazine illustrator in the United States. Like Tablada, Covarrubias lived in New York [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 771677

  • No hay crisis en la pintura solo estancamiento
    Cardoza y Aragón, Luis
    1957
    In this article, Luis Cardoza y Aragón reviews the events of 1957, and laments the deaths of Diego Rivera and Miguel Covarrubias. He lists the various exhibitions taking place in Mexico City, including different murals, such as the Fanny Ravel in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 769904

  • 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

  • Nueva York de día y de noche : Mexicanos en Nueva York.- La Metamorfisis de Tata Nacho.- Best Maugard.- Tata Nacho y Covarrubias.- El Rancho Mexicano
    Tablada, José Juan, 1871-1945
    1925
    The poet José Juan Tablada thought it was immensely important—politically, socially, and culturally—that Mexican painters should be gaining visibility in the United States. He reasoned that once the doors were open to Mexican art, Mexican [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 771608

  • Nueva York de día y de noche : México se revela
    Tablada, José Juan, 1871-1945
    1928
    José Juan Tablada believes that art has become the “most powerful and effective” force, and is capable of finally securing Mexico’s well-being because it has been the single most influential factor in terms of strengthening political, cultural [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 783827

  • 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

  • Sociedad de Arte Moderno
    1944
    The Sociedad de Arte Moderno [Society of Modern Art] names a long list of “associates,” including its president, Jorge Enciso, the avant-garde painter who subsequently devoted himself to historical and anthropological research and to public [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799735

  • The Mexican presence in the United States : part I
    Nieto, Margarita
    1990
    In this document, Margarita Nieto details the influence of the School of Mexican Painting on the artistic production in the United States during the twenty-year period preceding World War II. She argues that contact between the two countries during [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1083160

  • Un cuadro de la pintura mexicana actual
    Villaurrutia, Xavier, 1903-1950
    1928
    Xavier Villaurrutia conducts a retrospective of Mexican painting in the 1920s, the origin of which he ascribes to the revolutionary movement of the previous decade. In this context, the author criticizes those painters who continued to follow [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752538