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Mexico: Art & Revolution

(see also Mexico: Porfiriato, Mexico: Revolution 1910-1920, Mexico: Revolutionary Consolidation 1920-1940, Mexico: PRI Regime 1940-1968, Mexico: PRI Regime 1969-2000, Mexican Radicalism)

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In the Library: Articles

Apel, Dora. "Diego Rivera & the Left: destruction & reconstruction of the Rockefeller Center mural," Left History 6,1 (spr 99):57-76.

Barnet-Sánchez, Holly. "Frida Kahlo: her life & art revisted," Latin American Research Review 32,3 (1997):243-57.

Derr, V.B. "The rise of a middle-class tradition in Mexican art," Journal of Inter-American Studies 3 (1961):385-410.

Kunzle, David. "Mexican painting adapting to capitalism," Latin American Perspectives 9,4 (fall 82):136-42. Review essay on Goldman, Contemporary Mexican Painting.

Monsiváis, CArlos. "David Alfaro Siqueiros: aquí te dejo con la luz de enero," in his Amor Perdido (México, 1977), pp. 101-119.

Richardson, William. "The dilemmas of a Communist artist: Diego Rivera in Moscow, 1927-28," Mexican Studies 3 (1987):49-69.

Valdes, Dennis N. "Mexican revolutionary nationalism & repatriation during the Great Depression," Mexican Studies 4,1 (win 88):1-23. Diego Rivera & the Liga de Obreros y Campesinos.

Waker, Lester C. Jr. "The Revolution of 1910 as reflected in Mexican art," in Terry (ed.) Artists & Writers in the Evolution of Latin America (University AL: U. of Alabama, 1969), pp. 97-109.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Arquin, Florence. Diego Rivera (Norman: U. of Oklahoma, 1971).

Azuela, Alicia. Diego Rivera en Detroit (México, 1986).

Brenner, Leah. An Artist Grows Up in Mexico: Scenes from the Boyhood of Diego Rivera (Albuquerque: U. of New Mexico, 1987).

Campbell, Bruce. Mexican Murals in Times of Crisis (Tucson: U. of Arizona, 2003).

Cardoza y Aragón, Luis. Orozco (México: UNAM, 1959).

__________. Mexican Art Today (México, 1966).

Carrillo Azpeitia, Rafael. Siqueiros (México, 1974).

Charlot, Jean. Mexican Mural Renaissance: 1920-1925 (New Haven: Yale, 1963).

Cockcroft, James D.; Eva S. Cockcroft & John Weber. Toward a People's Art: The Contemporary Mural Movement [1976] (Albuquerque: U. of New Mexico, 1998). Reverberations of Mexican muralist tradition in the US.

Crespo de la Serna, Jorge Juan. Diego Rivera, pintura mural (México, 1962).

Drucker, Malka. Frida Kahlo (Albuquerque: U. of New Mexico, 1995).

Edwards, Emily. Painted Walls of Mexico (Austin: U. of Texas, 1966).

Farías Galindo, José. Francisco Goitia (México: SEP, 1969).

Fernández, Justino. Mexican Art (London, 1965).

Folgarait, Leonard. So Far from Heaven: David Alfaro Siqueiros' 'The March of Humanity' & Mexican Revolutionary Politics (NY: Cambridge, 1987).

Fondo Editorial de la Plástica Mexicana. Mural Painting of the Mexican Revolution, 1921-1960 (México: Banco Nacional de Comercio Exterior, 1960). Beautifully illustrated.

Fuentes Rojas, Elizabeth. Diego Rivera en San Francisco: una historia artística y documental (Guanajuato, 1991).

Goldman, Shifra. Contemporary Mexican Painting in a Time of Change (Austin: U. of Texas, 1981).

Haab, Armin. Mexican Graphic Art (NY, 1957).

Hayes, Joy Elizabeth. Radio Nation: Communication, Popular Culture & Nationalism in Mexico, 1920-1950 (Tucson: U. of Arizona, 2000).

Hayman, Bonnie. Tina Modotti: A Tale of Love & Revolution (Mountain View CA: Floricanto, 2003).

Helm, MacKinley. Man of Fire: José Cemente Orozco (NY, 1953).

__________. Modern Mexican Painters (NY, 1968).

Herrera, Hayden. Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo (NY, 1983).

__________. Frida Kahlo: The Paintings (NY, 1991).

Hurlburt, Laurance P. The Mexican Muralists in the US (Albuquerque: U. of New Mexico, 1990).

Lee, Anthony W. Painting on the Left: Diego Rivera, Radical Politics, & San Francisco's Public Murals (Berkeley: U. of California, 1999).

Lindauer, Margaret A. Devouring Frida: The Art History & Popular Celebrity of Frida Kahlo (Hanover NH, 1999).

Luna Arroyo, Antonio. Francisco Goitia total (México: UNAM, 1987).

Marnham, Patrick. Dreaming with his Eyes Open: The Life of Diego Rivera (NY, 1998).

Myers, Bernard S. Mexican Painting in Our Times (NY: Oxford, 1956).

Orozco, José Clemente. José Clemente Orozco, an Autobiography (trans. Robert Stephenson; Austin: U. of Texas, 1962).

__________. Cartas a Jean Charlot (México: Siglo XXI, 1971).

Reed, Alma. Orozco (NY, 1956).

__________. The Mexican Muralists (NY, 1960).

Poniatowska, Elena & Gilberto Bosquez. Pablo O'Higgins (México, 1984).

Prignitz, Helga. El taller gráfico popular en México, 1937-1977 (México, 1992).

Ramos, Samuel. Diego Rivera (México, 1958).

Rivera, Diego. My Art, My Life: An Autobiography (NY, 1960).

Rochfort, Desmond. The Murals of Diego Rivera (Winchester, 1990).

Rodríguez, Antonio. A History of Mexican Mural Painting (NY, 1969).

Roura, Alma Lilia. Dr. Atl: paisaje de hielo y fuego (México, 1999). Life & work of painter Gerardo Murillo (1875-1958).

Sánchez Gutiérrez, Edmundo. José Clemente Orozco (México, 1941).

Silva, R.S.E. Diego Rivera's Frescoes in the National Palace & Elsewhere in Mexico City: Official Guidebook (México, 1966).

Siqueiros, David Alfaro. Art & Revolution (London, 1975).

__________. Me llamaban el Coronelazo (México, 1977).

Tibol, Raquel. Siqueiros (México, 1961).

__________. Frida Kahlo: An Open Life (Albuquerque: U. of New Mexico, 1993).

White, D. Anthony. Siqueiros: A Biography (Encino CA, 1994).

Wolfe, Bertram D. Portrait of Mexico (NY, 1937).

__________. Diego Rivera (NY, 1939) & The Fabulous Life of Diego Rivera (London, 1963).

Zamora, Martha. Frida Kahlo: The Brush of Anguish (San Francisco, 1990).

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