Name Descriptor: Cardoza y Aragón, Luis×
  • “El Machete” ante la polémica de Cardoza y Aragón y Cabada
    1936
    The dispute begun by Luis Cardoza y Aragón against the frente único [single front] policy of the Liga de Escritores y Artistas Revolucionarios (LEAR) [League of Revolutionary Writers and Artists] culminated with this declaration in El Machete. The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779297

  • Diálogo con Andre Breton
    Valle, Rafael Heliodoro, 1891-1959
    1938
    According to Rafael Heliodoro Valle, the distinguishing feature of the Surrealist movement is that it has “old roots” that set it apart from the rest of the avant-garde. And that, “Mexico, [which] is not a myth,” but has a mythical past has [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774239

  • El primer Salón Nacional de Pintura : Pintura, Política y otros primores
    Felguérez, Manuel, 1928-
    1959
    In this article the abstract painter and sculptor Manuel Felguérez reviews the Primer Salón Nacional de Pintura[First National Salon of Painting] that included a great number of artists from all the aesthetic trends. The Zacatecan artist notes the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 793207

  • Francisco Toledo : A Retrospective of his Graphic Works
    Conde, Teresa del
    1988
    In this text, Teresa del Conde argues that the vast majority of what has been written about Francisco Toledo “ . . . highlights his magical qualities above the structural, compositional and iconographical aspects of his work.” Chronicling and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1075729

  • La crítica del arte como pretexto literario o el monóculo del Artepurismo de París en México : A propósito del dilema : formalismo o nuevo realismo en el arte de la pintura
    Siqueiros, David Alfaro
    1948
    David Alfaro Siqueiros describes and simultaneously defines the four positions or trends in the visual arts existing in the world. He wonders if the theoretical proposals coincide with the work of art, and chooses to explain only two: the non-realism [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 733030

  • Mi respuesta a seis preguntas del campo pro realista
    Siqueiros, David Alfaro
    1949
    The art critic Antonio Rodríguez asks David Alfaro Siqueiros to respond to the question: does a contradiction exist between the theory and practice of the painter Siqueiros? Rodríguez elaborates with six follow-up questions. First, the author [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760450

  • Respuestas a la carta de Cuevas
    Tibol, Raquel
    1958
    Art critic Raquel Tibol questions the writer Luis Cardoza y Aragón and four artists from the second generation of the Mexican School of painting–Raúl Anguiano, Alberto Beltrán, Leopoldo Méndez, and José Chávez Morado—about the letter signed [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772083

  • Servir la revolución, servirse de la revolución
    Cardoza y Aragón, Luis
    1936
    Supported by a quote from André Breton —who himself quoted Karl Marx—, Luis Cardoza y Aragón again refutes the exploitation of art by revolutionaries. The tenets that composed the introductory document of the Congreso de Escritores [Writers’ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779791

  • 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

  • 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