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  • Siqueiros and Trotzky
    Homar, Lorenzo
    In this brief commentary, Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar alludes to his displeasure at the use of the word “assassination” in a recently published article. He goes on to refer to the tempestuous lives of Mexican mural artist David Alfaro [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 825458

  • Misiva autógrafa de León Trotsky a Diego Rivera
    While living in exile on the Turkish island of Büyükada, Leon Trotsky writes to Diego Rivera, “a close friend of the left wing opposition,” in Mexico. In his letter, the Russian revolutionary recalls his first exposure to reproductions of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 794670

  • Exilios y descentramientos
    Reyes Palma, Francisco
    The art historian Francisco Reyes Palma briefly describes the construction of an image of 1930s Mexico in accordance with the aesthetic/political strategy of Surrealism. He starts by talking about the relationships that arose among the painter Diego [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 794626

  • Raíces políticas y motivos personales de la controversia Siqueiros- Rivera. Stalinismo vs. Bolchevismo leninista
    In this document, Diego Rivera discusses the details of his conflict with David Alfaro Siqueiros; that is, the international campaign orchestrated by the Stalinist leadership to discredit Rivera for his Trotskyite militancy and for his financial [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 792906

  • Diego y el trotskismo
    Reyes Palma, Francisco
    This article places Diego Rivera’s Trotskyist period within his phase of painting murals in the United States and in Mexico. It reveals affinities and differences he had with various intellectuals and artists’ organizations, as well as his [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754296

  • ¡Que viva Trotsky!
    Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957
    This was the headline of the supplement—dedicated to the muralist on the centenary of his birth—that published a document dated December 19, 1929 in which Diego Rivera explained “My Expulsion from the PCM.” The text discusses [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754283