Name Descriptor: Guerrero Galván, Jesús×
  • 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

  • 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

  • Desde Burdeos : México es siempre un éxito en Francia
    Guereña, Jacinto Luis
    1958
    This article describes the activities in the French city of Bordeaux during “Mexican Week,” the event that was sponsored by the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes [INBA, National Institute of Fine Arts] and organized to present exhibitions of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 786488

  • El edificio de la confederación campesina Emilano Zapata, de Puebla, fue decorado
    1935
    This short document tells us about the mural at the Confederación Campesina [Mexican Peasants Confederation] “Emiliano Zapata” in the city of Puebla. The fine arts department of the SEP [Ministry of Public Education] commissioned the work from [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 775972

  • 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

  • Frescoes in primary schools
    Mérida, Carlos, 1891-1984
    1937
    This article is one of the few that describes the murals painted in several primary schools in Mexico, thus it allows us to know what it was like before its total or partial destruction. The title of this mural by Pablo O’Higgins was Vida y [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 812711

  • Importancia de la nueva pintura en nuestro país
    1938
    The author summarizes a lecture given by poet José Gorostiza in which he talks about the “little teachers” of the new school of Mexican painting, as well as the “affinities that are enough, in my opinion, to characterize the work in its [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 765068

  • La exposición de artes plásticas de la LEAR
    Vela, Arqueles
    1936
    It had been a month since El Machete reported the end of a dispute between Luis Cardoza y Aragón and the defenders of the single cultural front promoted in the magazine Frente a Frente [Face to Face]. In this article, the Estridentista and active [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779378

  • La pintura en la Secundaria “Calles”
    1934
    This author describes the mural commission for the functionalist education center in Mexico City, with images accompanying his review. He emphasizes the collective nature of the works as well as the paintings’ subjects. The author applauds the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752979

  • 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

  • Nuevos valores plásticos : Jesús Guerrero Galván
    Cardoza y Aragón, Luis
    1939
    In his article on the young painter Jesús Guerrero Galván, whose 1939 work amounted to a reinterpretation of European classicism, critic Luis Cardoza y Aragón placed more weight and validity on the formal and visual components of the work of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759483

  • Pinturas murales en la universidad local
    1933
    This article is about a series of murals produced in Guadalajara in the annex to the ancient Templo de Santo Tomás, which later became a university building. The participants in the workshop were the painters from Jalisco: Jesús Guerrero Galván, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772002

  • The New School of Painting in Mexico
    Gorostiza, José
    1939
    José Gorostiza analyzes a group of painters who comprise what he calls the Nueva Escuela de Pintura [New School of Painting] in Mexico. Its representatives include Julio Castellanos, Jesús Guerrero Galván, Agustín Lazo, Carlos Mérida, Roberto [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752590

  • Un regalo a los Estados Unidos
    Fernández, Justino
    1943
    In this article, Justino Fernández describes the commission and the composition of Jesús Guerrero Galván’s mural in Albuquerque, located at the College of Fine Arts at the University of New Mexico. Fernández reports that he was the one who [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 771774

  • Vivencia del arte mexicano
    Fernández, Justino
    1953
    Justino Fernández attempts to establish a concept of  “arte mexicano,” pointing out that no expression is more valid than any other when rating it as “Mexican.” The critic considers that a whole complex historical expression, which shows [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 753144