Paint the Revolution : Mexican Modernism, 1910-1950 Hardback
A comprehensive look at four transformative decades that put Mexico's modern art on the map In the wake of the 1910-20 Revolution, Mexico emerged as a center of modern art, closely watched around the world.
Highlighted are the achievements of the tres grandes (three greats)-Jose Clemente Orozco, Diego Rivera, and David Alfaro Siqueiros-and other renowned figures such as Rufino Tamayo and Frida Kahlo, but the book goes beyond these well-known names to present a fuller picture of the period from 1910 to 1950.
Fourteen essays by authors from both the United States and Mexico offer a thorough reassessment of Mexican modernism from multiple perspectives.
Some of the texts delve into thematic topics-developments in mural painting, the role of the government in the arts, intersections between modern art and cinema, and the impact of Mexican art in the United States-while others explore specific modernist genres-such as printmaking, photography, and architecture.
This beautifully illustrated book offers a comprehensive look at the period that brought Mexico onto the world stage during a period of political upheaval and dramatic social change.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 432 pages, 350 color + 20 b-w illus.
- Publisher: Yale University Press
- Publication Date: 01/11/2016
- Category: History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -
- ISBN: 9780300215229