Chapter 22. The Mexican Revolution and the Plastic Arts

  1. Sara Castro-Klaren
  1. Horacio Legras

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696446.ch22

A Companion to Latin American Literature and Culture

A Companion to Latin American Literature and Culture

How to Cite

Legras, H. (2008) The Mexican Revolution and the Plastic Arts, in A Companion to Latin American Literature and Culture (ed S. Castro-Klaren), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696446.ch22

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 25 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405128063

Online ISBN: 9780470696446

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • mexican revolution;
  • muralist movement;
  • nationalist discourse;
  • protagonists;
  • colonized expression

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Origins

  • Beginnings

  • Siqueiros and the Elaboration of a Muralist Avant-Garde

  • Rivera and the Representation of the People

  • Peoplehood and the Rise of National Ethnography

  • An Overdetermined History

  • Clemente

  • Muralism and the Basic Question of Western Art

  • Notes

  • References and Further Reading