Name Descriptor: Ciudad Universitaria (México)×
  • ¿Cuál es la pintura revolucionaria?
    Tamayo, Rufino
    In artistic circles in those days, according to Rufino Tamayo, anything that was not purely Mexican was roundly rejected, and works that reflected our own experience and personal expression were lavishly praised. This had its positive aspects, but it [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759040

  • Ciudades Universitarias México y Caracas
    Torre, Guillermo de, 1900 -1971
    This essay by the Spanish writer Guillermo de Torre is divided into two separate sections. The first is about the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (located in Mexico City, in Valle del Pedregal de San Ángel), a project in which several [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1172362

  • El estadio Olímpico universitario
    Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957
    Diego Rivera enumerates his reasons for believing that the Estadio Olímpico [Olympic Stadium] of the Ciudad Universitaria [UNAM Campus] is the most salient example of the struggle for Mexican independence. To construct such a building, the most [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 735515

  • Integración plástica de la Ciudad Universitaria
    Islas García, Luis
    Luis Islas García brings up an issue that is seldom addressed about the modern Ciudad Universitaria (UNAM campus): the visual arts integration executed by Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, José Chávez Morado, and Juan O’Gorman. He states [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 792975

  • La arquitectura internacional a la zaga de la mala pintura
    Siqueiros, David Alfaro
    In forty paragraphs, David Alfaro Siqueiros outlines the process of artistic integration of Mexican architecture and painting that produced the Ciudad Universitaria, the Presidente Juárez Apartment Blocks and the Museo Experimental El Eco. For [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 786079

  • La ciudad universitaria y las artes plásticas
    Lombardo Toledano, Vicente, 1894-1968
    Vicente Lombardo Toledano states that without judging the political significance of the construction of Ciudad Universitaria (UNAM campus), the purpose of his article is to note certain errors in that project. Although they are minor, these errors [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 792982

  • La Plástica y su proyección pública
    It is believed that the so-called “gran arte” [sanctioned art] is going through a period during which it must, by means of an “organic process” play a live role due to its aesthetic rank, physical dimension, and public intervention. In that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 753136

  • Memorial al señor arquitecto Carlos Lazo : gerente general de las obras en la ciudad universitaria : sobre el problema de mis murales en la rectoría y en la Facultad de Ciencias Químicas
    Siqueiros, David Alfaro
    David Alfaro Siqueiros sends the architect Carlos Lazo, project manager at Ciudad Universitaria (UNAM) in Mexico City, three documents about the scaffolding he has erected and the mural he is executing at the university’s Rectoría [President’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 786058

  • Un problema técnico sin precedente en la historia del Arte : El muralismo figurativo y realista en el exterior
    Siqueiros, David Alfaro
    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

  • Vida y Arte : La Plástica y su proyección pública : Proceso de la integración plástica
    García Maroto, Gabriel, 1889-1968
    The Ciudad Universitaria (UNAM campus) constitutes a great example of the process of visual arts integration, which according to García Maroto had its origin in the pre-Hispanic era, since at that historic moment we can find, from its very [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 753162