Name Descriptor: Soriano, Juan, 1920-2006×
  • Artes plásticas: salón anual de pintura
    Fernández Márquez, Pablo
    1958
    The critic here discusses the role of the Salón de la Plástica Mexicana (SPM) [Mexican Visual Arts Salon] which, according to him, no longer performs the function for which it was originally created. His remarks are based on his observations of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 795164

  • Carta a Diego Rivera
    Rabel, Fanny
    1957
    The painter and engraver Fanny Rabel directs an ironic, open letter to Diego Rivera because of the declarations he had made four months earlier in the same publication. [See 794985] In the name of the young generations, Rabel asks Rivera if a change [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 795037

  • Columnas del Periquillo : Un "Hitazo"
    1940
    This article discusses a plan by the Museum of Modern Art in New York City to purchase works by José Clemente Orozco, Diego Rivera, Rufino Tamayo, Jesús Guerrero Galván, and Juan Soriano. The chosen artists’ formal and artistic qualities are [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 769992

  • El Museo de arte Moderno : Hay de todo como en la botica
    Crespo de la Serna, Jorge Juan
    1958
    Critic Jorge Juan Crespo de la Serna reviews the content of the newly opened Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes at the Palacio de Bellas Artes. After several visits to take in the breadth of the collection, he concludes that the Mexican painting section [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 798315

  • El rey ha muerto : Viva el rey: La renovación de la pintura mexicana
    Manrique, Jorge Alberto
    1970
    In this essay, originally published in 1970, Jorge Alberto Manrique points out that in the 1950s the Mexican School of Painting began to stagnate in terms of both form and motifs. However, official support allowed it to maintain its control of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 798006

  • Galería de Arte de la Librería de Cristal : Exposición Hispano Mexicana
    Varela, Lorenzo
    1940
    In this article, Lorenzo Varela reviews the work of two of the artists who took part in a Hispanic-American exhibition: the Mexican painter Juan Soriano, and Mariano Rodríguez Orgaz, the Spaniard living in exile in Mexico. Focusing his critical eye [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759141

  • Homenaje a las madres : Todos llenos de técnica : todos faltos de emoción
    Palencia Alvarez Tubau, Ceferino
    1958
    The art critic Ceferino Palencia reviews the exhibition at the Salón de la Plástica Mexicana [Salon of Mexican Visual Arts], one of three events presented in Mexico City to celebrate Mother’s Day. Twenty-five “accredited” painters were [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 786470

  • 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 Galería de Antonio Souza : una lección a los burócratas del arte
    García, Socorro
    1958
    This article by Socorro García is a review of writer Antonio Souza’s tenure as the owner of the gallery that bore his name in Mexico City. After recounting the beginnings of his career, the journalist states the concerns that led him to open the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 786503

  • La juventud rebelde se erige en juez : … y entierra a los muertos
    Poniatowska, Elena
    1958
    Elena Poniatowska spent time gathering opinions on the Inter-American Biennial of Painting and Printmaking. According to Octavio Paz, the four great masters of painting were Carlos Mérida, Rufino Tamayo, Wilfredo Lam, and Roberto Matta; he felt that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 769956

  • La trascendental exposición de la LEAR
    Urueta, Chano, 1904-1979
    1936
    The film director and screenwriter Chano Urueta reviews the group exhibition of the Liga de Escritores y Artistas Revolucionarios [LEAR, League of Revolutionary Writers and Artists] held at the former church of Santa Clara, which was later converted [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 770220

  • Reseña de exposiciones : Arte y cirugía
    1940
    The article is a review of the Exposición de arte mexicano [Exhibition of Mexican Art] that was held at the Hospital Juárez. It included paintings, sculpture, and engravings by Mexican artists such as Diego Rivera, Roberto Montenegro, Carlos Orozco [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 824625