Creator: Casanovas, Martí, 1894-1966×
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  • El nuevo arte indígena mexicano
    Casanovas, Martí, 1894-1966
    1928
    Martí Casanovas, a Catalan journalist who resided in Cuba, relates the resurgence of Indianism in Mexico with a modification in economic and social structures. Despite the opposition it faced in the late twenties, the Mexican Revolution progressed; [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1089630

  • La frivolidad de Emilio Amero
    Casanovas, Martí, 1894-1966
    1928
    While passing through Mexico after four years in New York, artist Emiliano Amero shares his notebooks with author Martí Casanovas, who enthusiastically points out his themes of advertising, as well as café and cabaret life. In his judgment, they [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737702

  • Las escuelas libres de pintura
    Casanovas, Martí, 1894-1966
    1928
    This article sets up a comparative analysis between the pedagogical principles applied at the academy and at the Open-Air Schools. For this author, what constitutes the aesthetic justification of academic painting is the manner in which things are [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 770413

  • Las fotos de Tina Modotti : el anecdotismo revolucionario
    Casanovas, Martí, 1894-1966
    1928
    Martí Casanovas discusses the two qualities to be found in Tina Modotti’s photographs, referring on the one hand to the formalist, aesthetic value of her work and, on the other, highlighting its social importance as a propaganda tool used on [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 746949

  • Polémica : Autoctonismo y Europeismo : réplica a Franz Tamayo
    Casanovas, Martí, 1894-1966
    In this text, Martí Casanovas responds to a letter by Franz Tamayo considering the question of what direction the development of Indio-American culture should take. Distinguishing his philosophy from Tamayo’s, Casanovas explains that he believes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 839776

  • Vanguardismo y arte revolucionario : confusiones
    Casanovas, Martí, 1894-1966
    1929
    Martí Casanovas relativizes the use of the term “avant-garde.” As applied in the Mexican context, it could be understood as the kind of “hermetic exclusivism” that defines art for art’s sake, which would deprive it of its impassioned [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799697