Name Descriptor: Leal, Fernando×
  • 2° Manifiesto Treintatrentista
    Grupo de Pintores 30-30!
    1928
    In the second treinta-treintista manifesto, the group declares the reason for its dispute. It states that the struggle between independent painters and the academics intensified when the presidency changed hands, since certain conservative teachers [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779440

  • Contra los “Grandes” : la pintura mural no puede sujetarse a ningún control
    Rodríguez, Antonio, 1909-
    1947
    The Comisión Nacional de Pintura Mural [National Commission for Mural Painting], which consisted of Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, and David Alfaro Siqueiros, was founded in late August 1947. The Commission’s goal was to stimulate and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755474

  • El pintor muralista Fernando Leal
    Izquierdo, María
    1943
    This short article discusses the mural work of Fernando Leal, who has just completed the fresco El triunfo de la locomotora [The Triumph of the Locomotive] at the railroad station in San Luis Potosí. The writer painter María Izquierdo is amazed [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799507

  • Fernando Leal
    1930
    In the unknown author’s opinion, the Mexican pictorial movement could only be understood through an awareness of the different artistic proposals that comprised it. He affirms that the aesthetic phenomenon was not individual, either in its origins [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 734640

  • Fuerte impulso para la pintura mural : Protección decidida a los muralistas : Habla D. Rivera
    Rodríguez, Antonio, 1909-
    1947
    Diego Rivera felt it would be an opportune time to publish the program of activities for the Comisión Nacional de Pintura Mural [National Commission for Mural Painting] given the lack of information that many painters had concerning its function. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758037

  • La pintura monumental y de experimentación en México
    Crespo de la Serna, Jorge Juan
    1952
    In this article, art critic Jorge Juan Crespo de la Serna wrote about mural painting and its importance in the evolution of Mexican art. He believed the murals should be intimately connected to the life of the country that produces them given their [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779993

  • La primera Exposición de los Grupos de “acción de arte”
    Perez Mendoza, Efraín
    1922
    According to Efraín Pérez Mendoza, the Grupos de “Acción de Arte” [Art Action Groups] exhibition is one of the most interesting, complete and “most tormented that has been mounted by Mexican artists,” because the works express the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774133

  • Metropolis
    Maples Arce, Manuel, 1900-
    1929
    Metropolis —a translation written by John Dos Passos of Urbe—Bolshevik Super Poem in Five Cantos is a collection of poems dedicated to the workers of Mexico, in which Manuel Maples Arce shapes his conception of a city, at the same time [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737593

  • Notas artísticas : el fracaso de la Exposición de Independientes
    Ortega, Febronio
    1922
    The “independents” exhibition was born out of an effort by artists to promote an art market and maintain control of it, christened in the same manner as the Parisian avant-garde. That first show in November 1922—by Grupos de Acción de Arte [ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774095

  • Un problema técnico sin precedente en la historia del Arte : El muralismo figurativo y realista en el exterior
    Siqueiros, David Alfaro
    1952
    During the construction of Mexico City’s UNAM campus, which was begun in 1950, architects and artists worked together to create buildings with murals on exterior walls. In this lengthy lecture, David Alfaro Siqueiros outlines the history of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 751205

  • Un reducto de la libertad : Diego Rivera : el conquistador de los muros
    Desnos, Robert
    1928
    To the French poet Robert Desnos, Mexico was facing a historical moment in which the defense of its freedom was linked to its territorial integrity. He believes it is unfair to call what is going on in Mexico nationalism, since the effort to defend [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760481