Creator: Atl, Dr., 1875-1964×
  • Carta del Dr. Atl a don Federico Gamboa
    Atl, Dr., 1875-1964
    Among descriptions of his affective universe and his hardships, the painter Gerardo Murillo (a.k.a. Dr. Atl) revues some projects that connect him to the French utopian tradition; for instance, either that of an “Integral City” or of an extremist [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737633

  • Colaboración artística : ¿Renacimiento artístico?
    Atl, Dr., 1875-1964
    Dr. Atl calls upon us to analyze the post-revolutionary movement from its beginnings in 1908, when the first effective revitalizing influences reached Mexico from Europe. To him, the administration of General Porfirio Díaz—with its socially [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760357

  • El monumento de la República en Querétaro
    Atl, Dr., 1875-1964
    In this article Dr. Atl (Gerardo Murillo) criticizes commemorative monuments, saying that in Mexico and indeed in the entire world, they are not made to honor the memory of the illustrious men to whom they are dedicated, but for the benefit of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 735320

  • El Renacimiento artístico en México
    Atl, Dr., 1875-1964
    In his article, Dr. Atl, does a broad study and recognition of the art movement in progress. Historically speaking, he says that there have been three ways to create art; one, which is that of folk art that has always been created; another is the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760384

  • En la Galería de Arte Moderno
    Atl, Dr., 1875-1964
    This brief survey of Dr. Atl’s exhibit at the Galería de Arte Moderno, remarks on the vocation shown by this branch of the DDF [Mexico City-City Hall] to encourage openly and generously any sincere artistic manifestation. Regarding the work of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 736579

  • La acción : he aquí el programa
    Atl, Dr., 1875-1964
    Signed in September 1914, the short article by Dr. Atl—then director of the Academia de San Carlos—states his opinion about the direction the Academy should take as the Mexican revolution raged around it. “The dilemma I am facing is this: [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799527

  • La habilidad manual indígena
    Atl, Dr., 1875-1964
    In "La habilidad manual indígena," Mexican painter Dr. Atl describes what he considers the astounding manual dexterity of indigenous Mexicans. He explains that this dexterity makes Mexicans uniquely suited to working as mechanics, surgeons, and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1125495

  • Las artes populares en México-Introducción
    Atl, Dr., 1875-1964
    In “Introducción a Las artes populares en México,” Mexican painter and writer Gerardo Murillo, known as Dr. Atl, argues for the quality and importance of Mexican indigenous craftsmanship. Among the various handicrafts popular in Mexico, Dr. Atl [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1125992

  • Literatura-Poesia-Estamperia Popular
    Atl, Dr., 1875-1964
    In 1922, in the chapter dedicated to literature, poetry, and printing—emphasizing the editorial house Antonio Vanegas Arroyo—Dr. Atl refers for the first time to the printmaker José Guadalupe Posada. He describes him in detail: “grabador ú [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752863

  • Los retablos del Señor del Hospital
    Atl, Dr., 1875-1964
    In this document, the magazine Forma reproduces an excerpt of the book by Dr. Atl (pseudonym of writer-painter Gerardo Murillo), Las Artes Populares en México [The Folk Arts of Mexico]. The article is a summary of the introduction. Furthermore, even [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 734337