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Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394679-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9467-9
...Bonampak Mural Unknown artists Dating to ad 750, Bonampak was a Maya site located in the Lacandon jungle in the present-­day Mexican state of Chiapas, close to the Guatemalan border. Unknown to academic scholars until Lacandon Maya guides took two us backpackers there in 1946, the...
Published: 01 September 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382270-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8227-0
Published: 27 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394273
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9427-3
Published: 15 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003403-039
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0340-3
Published: 20 February 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387527-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8752-7
... !@ The Sickle, the Serpent, and the Soil: History, Revolution, Nationhood, and Modernity in the Murals of Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, and David Alfaro Siqueiros desmond rochfort If...
Published: 08 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375661-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7566-1
... Mexican mural movement (Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, David Alfaro Siqueiros) and points out connections with European avant-gardes. The chapter follows the mural movement’s increasingly original developments in Mexico and then concentrates on the more recent Nicaraguan public mural paintings. It...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-088
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The revolutionary nationalist spirit found expression in the arts, much as it had in Mexico earlier in the century. Following the Mexican example, talented artists such as Walter Solón Romero (1927–99) and Miguel Alandia Pantoja (1914–75) worked with the new government, painting dramatic murals...
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By Mary K. Coffey
Published: 27 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394273-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9427-3
... I tductionn ro The young revolutionary state had need of a sort of legitimization or cultural consecration, and what better consecration than mural painting? That was the way in which a mistake began which ended with the perversion of Mexi...
Published: 26 March 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9502-7
... Acá, untitled mural 98 31 Rini Templeton, Untitled 99 32 Ester Hernández, Renee, La Troquera 107 33 Anonymous Central Nacional Democrática de Estudiantes artist, Untitled 109 34 Felipe Ehrenberg, Arriba y adelante 114 35 No Grupo, Untitled 116 36 Francisco...
Published: 05 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373261-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7326-1
... This essay focuses on a forty-one-year-old Moroccan man called Ilyas, who, during episodes of mental illness, covers the walls of his apartment with elaborate murals. Produced in a psychopathological state in which the biographical and the mythical meet, these images simultaneously evoke and...
Published: 27 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394273-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9427-3
...1 A Palacet fo r he People Mexican mural painters have been turned into plaster saints. People contem- plate their paintings the way devout believers contemplate sacred images. Their walls have become not painted surfaces that we may view but fetishes...
Published: 27 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394273-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9427-3
... have looked on mural painting as a public art that, beyond this or that ideological inclination, ex- pressed the genius of our people and its revolution. To the painters . . . it was once again no longer beyond contempt to use the walls of public buildings, when possible, to disseminate their...
Published: 22 August 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8531-8
... Amazónico’s consultorio, 119 20, 21, 22. Diana, Selena, Elisa, murals by Chico, New York City, 136 23. ‘‘In Memory of Royalty and Holiness mural by Chico, New York City, 138 24, 25, 26. Overkill, Diana, Tupac Shakur, murals by A. Charles, New York City, 139 27. Dr. Ara and Evita’s corpse, from Página12...
Published: 15 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395836-076
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9583-6
... mass music and theater events. Colorful murals appeared on walls and buildings, the work of a Communist Youth organization known as the Ramona Parra Brigades. Meanwhile, the newly invigo- rated Right, eschewing an electoral alliance with the Christian Democrats, sought to convince voters through...
Published: 19 August 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9173-9
... 225 21. Lacquered tecuani mask, Olinalá, 1920s 238 22. Juvencio Ayala of Olinalá, 1933 239 23. Olinaltecos demonstrating the rayado technique, 1930s 243 Plates 1. “Baúl of the Future” 2. Diego Rivera, detail of Santa Anita, mural panel, 1923–24 3...
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By Mary K. Coffey
Published: 27 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394273-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9427-3
....  Octavio Paz To conclude this study of how a revolutionary art Yet as the foregoing chapters demonstrate, it became official culture, I once again invoke Octavio was not the institutionalizing power of museums Paz’s critique of the postrevolutionary state’s na- alone that facilitated mural art’s...
Published: 02 November 2004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8605-6
.... Courtesy of the artist. Photo Elizabeth Harney. 12 set setal Murals. Rebuess, Dakar. 1994. Photo by Elizabeth Harney. 13 set setal mural, La maison des esclaves à Gorée. Rebeuss, Dakar, 1990s. Photo by Elizabeth Harney. 14 El Hadji Moussa Babacar Sy, MuralatFrenchCulturalCenter...
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394679-090
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9467-9
... the idea of “appropriating” public spaces. From there, the urban intervention project Street Angel was born. The first thing to do was to convince a bunch of people to collaborate with me on the intervention itself, installing the murals, which were copies of the original work. Then, we had...
Published: 03 August 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9424-2
.... Husain’s painting Mother Teresa, 1979 30. Raghu Rai’s photograph of street children, 1979 31. Photographic reproduction of Ka Yan Cheung’s digital artwork ‘‘The Bandit Queen’’ 32. Photograph of the ‘‘Hearts of Gold, Fists of Fury’’ mural, San Francisco, 2004 32a. Inset of Phoolan Devi in...
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394679-035
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9467-9
... his modernist paintings of serene Guatemalan Indians, while his friend Alfredo Galvez Suarez (1899–1946) covered the National Palace walls with murals, including La nacionalidad guatemalteca, consisting of stereotyped but positive depictions of the ancient Maya and present-­day “indios...