Name Descriptor: Secretaría de Educación Pública, Departamento de Bellas Artes (México)×
  • 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

  • Exposición de carteles del 22 de febrero al 20 de marzo
    Fernández Ledesma, Gabriel
    1936
    In 1934, the La Sala de Arte [Art Hall] of the Departamento de Bellas Artes [Fine Arts Department] under the Secretaría de Educación Pública [SEP, Ministry of Public Education] issued an invitation to submit work for its first group exhibition of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785806

  • Expresión del arte femenino : Las profesoras de Artes Plásticas preparan su 1ª exposición de carteles
    1935
    This article discusses the preparations for the first exhibition of “women’s” posters—an unprecedented event. The women artists involved were María Izquierdo, Dolores Álvarez Bravo, Cordelia Urueta, and the Peruvian Julia Codesido. The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 769980

  • Informe que rinde la Dirección de Dibujo y Trabajos Manuales, sobre las labores llevadas a cabo del primero de julio a la fecha
    1923
    In accordance with the report, the most important work achieved by the Dirección de Dibujo y Trabajos Manuales [Department of Drawing and Crafts] of the Secretaría de Educación Pública [SEP, Ministry of Public Education], within the stated period [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 771694

  • La cultura socialista : el Instituto Cultural Proletario
    Luna Arroyo, Antonio
    1934
    In this document, Luna Arroyo analyzes the SEP (Secretaría de Educación Pública) Ministry of Public Education decree that created the Instituto Nacional Proletario [The National Proletariat Institute] for workers. He lists the institute’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 747785

  • La exposición de carteles comunistas
    Cuesta, Jorge
    1934
    In this article Jorge Cuesta writes about the difficulty in determining, at first sight, the artistic and educational value of the works in the exhibition of revolutionary posters organized by the Departmento de Bellas Artes de la SEP [Ministry of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 773453

  • La exposición de carteles revolucionarios en Morelia
    1935
    This document contains a description of the inauguration of the 1935 poster exhibition in Morelia at the Centro Cultural Obrero [The Workers’ Cultural Center], which had previously been expropriated. It reproduces fragments of the speech by Roberto [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 747837

  • La labor social de Bellas Artes
    Gómez Maganda, Margarito
    1935
    This document lists the activities of José Muñoz Cota, the director of the Department of Fine Arts for the SEP (Secretaría de Educación Pública) [Ministry of Public Education], as well as his aesthetic criteria for the visual and literary arts. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 747823

  • Las Bellas Artes intensamente fomentadas
    1923
    This article analyzes artistic education as a fundamental aspect of the work developed within the Secretaría de Educación Pública [SEP, Ministry of Public Education], with special emphasis on educational programs destined for the working class. It [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 771668

  • Las escuelas de arte para trabajadores : los obreros contarán con un apoyo directo en su preparación artística : Se han incorporado materias nuevas de acuerdo con el propio alumnado
    1936
    The text details the curriculum of the art schools for workers as well as the introduction of new subject matter. Supported by the Department of Fine Arts and the SEP, Ministry of Public Education, the staff would instruct the Mexican workers who [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 747863

  • Pinturas en las escuelas
    1935
    The article refers to the “revolutionary painter brigades” commissioned by the Departamento de Bellas Artes to represent “the Mexican socialist struggle” and the “philosophy of the new teaching” in various murals within official schools [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752997

  • Pinturas proletarias en la Escuela Madero
    1935
    This brief article reports on the Centro de Experimentación Socialista [Center for Socialist Experimentation], which was attended by proletarian children in Mexico during the presidency of Lázaro Cárdenas. With the pedagogical goal of achieving a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749050