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Mexican muralism : a critical history

Author: Alejandro Anreus; Leonard Folgarait; Robin Adèle Greeley
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this comprehensive collection of essays, three generations of international scholars examine Mexican muralism in its broad artistic and historical contexts, from its iconic figures--Diego Rivera, Jose Clemente Orozco, and David Alfaro Siquieros--to their successors in Mexico, the United States, and across Latin America. These muralists conceived of their art as a political weapon in popular struggles over  Read more...
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Named Person: Diego Rivera; José Clemente Orozco; David Alfaro Siqueiros
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alejandro Anreus; Leonard Folgarait; Robin Adèle Greeley
ISBN: 9780520271616 0520271610 0520271629 9780520271623
OCLC Number: 781432547
Description: xviii, 367 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction / Robin Adèle Greeley --
Part 1. Mexican Muralism: Beginnings, Development, Ideologies, And National Responses. Muralism and the State in Post-Revolution Mexico, 1920-1970 / Robin Adèle Greeley ; Los Tres Grandes: Ideologies and Styles / Alejandro Anreus ; "All Mexico on a Wall": Diego Rivera's Murals at the Ministry of Public Education / Mary K. Coffey ; Siqueiros' Communist Proposition for Mexican Muralism: A Mural for the Mexican Electricians' Syndicate / Jennifer A. Jolly ; Jose Clemente Orozco's Use of Architecture in the Dartmouth Mural / Leonard Folgarait ; Murales Estridentes: Tensions and Affinities between Estridentismo and Early Muralism / Tatiana Flores ; Young Muralists at the Abelardo L. Rodriguez Market / Esther Acevedo ; Nietzsche contra Marx in Mexico: The Contemporáneos, Muralism, and Debates over "Revolutionary" Art in 1930s Mexico / Robin Adèle Greeley --
Part 2. Muralism's Hemispheric Influences. Siqueiros' Travels and "Alternative Muralisms" in Argentina and Cuba / Alejandro Anreus ; Social Realism and Constructivist Abstraction: The Limits of the Debate on Muralism in the Río de la Plata Region (1930-1950) / Gabriel Peluffo Linari ; Mexican Muralism in the United States: Controversies, Paradoxes, and Publics / Anna Indych-López --
Part 3. Contemporary Responses to Muralism. Murals and Marginality in Mexico City: The Case of Tepito Arte Acá / Leonard Folgarait ; Radical Mestizaje in Chicano/a Murals / Holly Barnet-Sanchez ; An Unauthorized History of Post-Mexican School Muralism / Bruce Campbell --
Part 4. Chronology and Primary Texts. Chronology / Alejandro Anreus, Holly Barnet-Sanchez, Bruce Campbell ; Primary Texts / Alejandro Anreus ; Manifesto of the Syndicate of Technical Workers, Painters and Sculptors (Mexico City, 1923) ; José Clemente Orozco, "New World, New Races and New Art" (New York, 1929) ; Diego Rivera, "The Revolutionary Spirit in Modern Art" (Baltimore, 1932) ; David Alfaro Siqueiros, "A Call to Argentine Artists" (Buenos Aires, 1933) ; David Alfaro Siqueiros, "Toward a Transformation of the Plastic Arts" (New York, 1934) ; José Clemente Orozco, "Orozco 'Explains'" (New York, 1940).
Responsibility: edited by Alejandro Anreus, Leonard Folgarait, and Robin Adèle Greeley.

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Features essays that examine three generations of international scholars of muralism - Diego Rivera, Jose Clemente Orozco, and David Alfaro Siquieros - to their successors in Mexico, the United  Read more...

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"Situates key artists and influences within the context of other authors, ideas, and developments... Highly recommended." -- L. E. Carranza, Roger Williams University Choice 20130401

 
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