Name Descriptor: Maples Arce, Manuel, 1900-×
  • ¿Qué opina usted del estridentismo?
    Leblanc, Oscar
    1923
    Based on the criticisms that the emergence of Estridentismo gave rise to, Oscar Leblanc, a journalist of El Universal Ilustrado carries out a survey about the movement, interviewing several personalities. The responses are really extreme. The writer [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737534

  • [El café de nadie]
    Alva de la Canal, Ramón
    1924
    This stylized painting portrays some of the members of the Estridentista movement in their meeting place: El Café de Nadie [No Man’s Café]. Manuel Maples Arce is in the upper center of the picture, flanked by both Germán List and Salvador [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799703

  • [El conocimiento de la vanguardia internacional en México...]
    Schneider, Luis Mario
    1970
    Luis Mario Schneider carried out the first documented study on Etridentismo; he interviewed the members of the group and thoroughly examined the archives of this 1920s avant-garde movement. Although the group left some accounts to history, this was [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752823

  • [Introducción y nota a la edición]
    Schneider, Luis Mario
    1985
    This document is an anthology containing a collection of etridentista poems and manifestos. It includes an extensive bibliography. Luis Mario Schneider [L. M. Sch.] contextualizes their works within the cultural panorama of that time [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737908

  • Cuenta y balance
    List Arzubide, Germán
    1944
    This is a summing up, by one key figure of the estridentista movement and of its impact, in spite of the small size of the group. Germán List Arzubide recounts, twenty years later, what Estridentismo consisted of, how the movement started as a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737609

  • El café de nadie
    Alva de la Canal, Ramón
    1930
    Ramón Alva de la Canal painted the first version of El Café de Nadie [No Man’s Café] in 1924. After it disappeared, he decided to paint the scene again, but this time he introduced some new elements. To illustrate it, he included the names of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799711

  • El estridentismo y la teoría abstraccionista
    Vela, Arqueles
    1923
    After denying the existence of “Estridentista art,” the writer Arqueles Vela indicates his group’s affinity with Abstractionism and with “pure art,” which in his view was considered a condensed expression of modern life, a way of overcoming [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 803840

  • El movimiento estridentista
    List Arzubide, Germán
    1926
    Five years after their first manifesto Actual [see doc. 737463 and doc. 754048], Germán List Arzubide recounted the early activity of the estridentista group. The author began with a description of the group’s leader, the poet Manuel Maples Arce. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737784

  • En el primer aniversario : Así se hizo Horizonte
    List Arzubide, Germán
    1927
    Based on this description by the chronicler of Estridentismo and director of the magazine Horizonte, Germán List Arzubide, said publication was sponsored by the revolutionary government of the State of Veracruz. The magazine got its impulse from the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737652

  • Irradiador N. 1: Revista de vanguardia
    Maples Arce, Manuel, 1900-; Revueltas, Fermín
    1923
    Irradiador magazine—subtitled, “Avant-garde magazine: an international project devoted to the new aesthetic, directed by Manuel Maples Arce & Fermín Revueltas”—was published in Mexico City in 1923. El restorán [The Restaurant], a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 800931

  • Jean Charlot
    Baciu, Stefan
    1970
    Baciu produces a panorama of the work by French painter Jean Charlot, from his early links to his country’s avant-garde and his integration into the first Mexican muralist movement, through to his relationships with the Estridentista movement and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737793

  • La ciudad de la Vanguardia : un recorrido estridentista
    Reyes Palma, Francisco
    2006
    This book takes as its subject a series of lectures held in 2000. It constitutes the first documentary account of the contributions of the visual artists who were involved in the Estridentista movement avant-garde and its relation to the urban scene [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752842

  • La escultura cubista en México
    Garrido, Luis
    1922
    After mentioning the contributions of Diego Rivera and Dr. Atl, the author emphasizes the importance of Guillermo Ruiz, as a prototype of cubist art, also identified with planismo [a flat-like fad] in sculpture. The author asserts that Ruiz produces [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737483

  • La Tarde Estridentista : Historia del Café de Nadie
    Vela, Arqueles
    1924
    This is a poetic review tracing the history of the invention of that meeting place taken over by the Estridentista movement. They consider it their meeting place for appropriate get-togethers, their planning quarters for their actions against [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737552

  • Manifiesto estridentista número 3
    Gallardo, Salvador
    1925
    Salvador Gallardo issued a third Estridentista proclamation in 1925 in the city of Zacatecas that echoed the formal language used by Manuel Maples Arce, the founding father of the trend, Estridentismo. It consisted of a repetitive litany, expressed [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799681

  • Manifiesto Número 4
    Aguillón Guzmán, Manuel
    1926
    In Ciudad Victoria (Tamaulipas), Miguel Aguillón Guzmán issued a fourth Estridentista manifesto in which the delegates to the III Congreso Nacional de Estudiantes [3rd National Students’Conference] affirm their “support for the Mexican [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799686

  • 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

  • Nuestro apóstol creacionista : Maples Arce
    Ortega, Febronio
    1922
    This text establishes Diego Rivera’s importance as the head of the Mexican estridentista movement in the arts. It announces the creation of the Salón Independiente, a strategic exhibition space for the avant-garde in Mexico, on which he gives no [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737500

  • Sobre andamios interiores
    Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986
    1981
    In this commentary by Jorge Luis Borges on the book of poems by Manuel Maples Arce, Andamios interiors [Interior Scaffolding], published in the latter half of 1922, the Argentine writer contrasts his urban vision of poor neighborhoods against the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 809622

  • Un decorado cubista se inauguró en la Preparatoria
    1923
    Diego Rivera’s mural La Creación [The Creation] was unveiled during a showing at the amphitheater of the Escuela Nacional Preparatoria de México—with the assistance of the painter and the Minister of Public Education, José Vasconcelos. After [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755288

  • Un decorado cubista se inauguró en la Preparatoria
    1923
    During the inaugural ceremony for Diego Rivera’s mural, La creación [Creation], the poet Manuel Maples Arce described the painter as the prototype of the Estridentista artist who would lead the charge on behalf of the insurrection of the visual [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799719

  • 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

  • Una tarde de Estridentismo : En el restaurant de nadie
    Ortega, Carlos M.
    1924
    This is a partial summary of the first estridentistaparty with masks, paintings, watercolors, and drawings on walls. Arqueles Vela participates by telling about the history of that meeting space; in addition there are poetic interventions such as [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737470

  • Zig zags en la República de las Artes : Maples Arce arremete contra todo el mundo
    Ortega, Febronio
    1923
    This is an interview in which Manuel Maples Arce, the founding father of Estridentismo movement, explains his most recent avant-garde battleground set at the bookstore Librería de César Cicerón and the new aesthetics announcement of what is being [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737517