Topic Descriptor: propaganda×
  • [Hoja Popular Ilustrada]
    The Taller de Gráfica Popular (TGP) [People’s Graphic Workshop] explained its working plan for graphic propaganda in a flyer that specified the following: it could be incorporated into wall newspapers, mailed as if it were postal correspondence, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 822757

  • [Letter] 1962 March 16, México D.F [to] Lorenzo Homar
    Beltrán, Alberto
    Mexican artist Alberto Beltrán thanks Puerto Rican printmaker Lorenzo Homar for sending him the publication Cine y Cultura [Film and Culture]. Beltrán remarks on the method used to illustrate the publication, El corno emplumado [The Plumed Horn], [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 825550

  • [No quiero, ni pretendo, que estas líneas expliquen los cuadros de Squirru...]
    Paz, Samuel
    Art critic Samuel Paz analyzes the work of Carlos Squirru from the concept of advertising, distant from the way in which it is used for carrying out propaganda. Different from the American artists—who handle advertising embedded in a popular trait [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 768920

  • El Machetazo
    Cortez, Carlos, 1923-2005
    In this text, Carlos Cortez comments on the need for a movement to liberate art from the market, private collections, and those who see the consumption of art as a means of separating themselves from the lower classes. He contends that too often art [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 801984

  • La cultura socialista : el Instituto Cultural Proletario
    Luna Arroyo, Antonio
    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

  • Los monigotes de Alfaro Siqueiros y su valor plástico
    Tarruella, Alfredo
    Alfredo Tarruella writes a furious anti-Communist critique of both the painting and the social activism of Mexican artist David Alfaro Siqueiros. He considers Siqueiros to be a deceptive person and an agent of the Soviet Union. The Catholic poet [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 733182