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New Mexican Art, Cultural Studies, Film Studies
and Performance Art

Acevedo, Esther; Rosa Casanova (Editors)
RevoluciónES.
Prologue by Teresa Vicencio, presentation by Tania Aedo. México, D.F.: INBAL, 2010, 197p., biobiblio., b&w and color photos. [Art. Catalogue of the special art exhibit presented for the centenary of the Mexican Revolution. Presents the works of 8 contemporary Mexican artists whose installation and sound art react and dispute the legacy of the revolution. Includes interviews with the artist and their artistic contributions.]
ISBN: 9786076050125    $69.70

Albiñana, Salvador (Editor)
México ilustrado: libros, revistas y carteles, 1920-1950
México, D.F.: Editorial RM, 2010, 286p., catalog, color ills., facsim., biblio., onomastic index, notes. [Art. From the 2010 exhibition at the Museu Valencia de la illustació i de la Modernitat. Presents the cultural evolution of Mexico, focusing on political, economic and educational reforms achieved through new forms of artistic and literary expression. Features work by artists Covarrubias, Charlot, Fernández Ledesma, Mérida, Orozco, Posada, Revueltas, Rivera, Tamayo, Vasconcelos.]
ISBN: 9786077515562    $92.30

Cardoza y Aragón, Luis (Guatemala, 1902-1992)
Crónicas cinematográficas: 1935-1936.
Introduction and notes by José Eduardo Serrato Córdova. Compilation by Sonia Peña. México, D.F.: UNAM, IIF, 2010, 126p., biblio., notes. Letras del Siglo XX. [Film. Collection of movie reviews written by Guatemalan writer, essayist and critic Cardoza y Aragón for the Mexico City magazine Todo in 1935 and 1936. Includes evaluations of Mexican and foreign films and the author’s critical views on the cinema of his time.]
ISBN: 9786070216466    $34.50

Carrara, Miguel
Hoy gran estreno: El cine que el viento se llevó.
México, D.F.: Los Reyes, 2010, 374p., b&w ills., facsim., notes, index. [Film. Part memoir, part tribute, this work combines short film reviews of Hollywood and Mexican classics and cult films, old Mexico City movie palaces and theaters. Carrara also presents detailed accounts on the personal and physical experience of Mexican movies by older generations.]
ISBN: 9789685237215    $47.00

Dallal, Alberto
La danza en México: el “dancing” mexicano. Cuarta parte.
México, D.F.: UNAM-IIE, 4th ed., 2010, (c. 2000, UNAM), 327p., biblio., onomastic index. Estudios y fuentes del Arte en México; 70. [Cultural st. Corrected and augmented critical essay on dance in Mexico’s culture, recipient of the 1982 Premio Xavier Villaurrutia. History and theory based analysis, examines the dancing phenomenon among the lower classes, its sociology and aesthetics.]
ISBN: 9789683678263    $39.00

Granados, Aimer
Debates sobre España: El hispanoamericanismo en México a fines del siglo XIX.
México D. F.: ColMex, UAM-Xochimilco, 2nd ed., 2010, (c. 2005, ColMex), 381p., biblio., abbr., onomastic index, toponymic index, notes. Ambas Orillas. [Cultural st. Analysis of the debate that took place among the intellectual and political elite of Mexico at the end of the 19th c. concerning Spain. Also explores the views held by Spanish contemporaries relating to Mexico and Latin America. Focus is on defining a Mexican national identity.]
ISBN: 9786074773484    $39.00

Grañen Porrúa, María Isabel
Los grabados en la obra de Juan Pablos: primer impresor de la Nueva España, 1539-1560
Prologue by Clive Griffin. Typographical notes by Juan Pascoe. México, D.F.: ADABI, 2010, 255p., hardcover, biblio., appendix, typographical and chronological indices, chrono., abbr., color photos, b&w ill., color & b&w facsim, notes. [Art. Illustrated scholarly study and catalogue of the books and prints of Giovanni Paoli, known as Juan Pablos (1500?-1560 or 1561). Native of Lombardy and first documented printer in the Americas, he established a printing house in Mexico City in 1539 and published, that same year, the first known book in the Americas, ”Breve y más compendiosa doctrina Christiana en lengua Mexicana y Castellana”. Art historian Grañen Porrúa documents the evolution of the press founded by Juan Pablos and his typographical techniques.]
ISBN: 9786071604507    $69.00

Guerrero, Arturo
Las huellas de las hormigas: Políticas culturales en América Latina.
Prologue by Fernando Vicario. Tijuana: El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, 2010, 301p., bios., b&w photos., index. [Cultural st. Journalism. Personal opinions on cultural and social issues by Néstor García Canclini, Lucina Jiménez, Jesús Martín Barbero, Juan Luis Mejía, Carlos Monsiváis, Marta Porto, Germán Rey and Patricio Rivas, 8 of the best representatives of today’s Mexican intellectual perspective.]
ISBN: 9786074790283    $49.0

Herner, Irene
Siqueiros: del paraíso a la utopía.
México, D.F.: M.A. Porrúa, 2nd ed., 2010, (2004, Porrúa), 416/35p., large format, biblio., image index, chrono., color & b&w photos, notes. [Art. Corrected and enlarged edition of this biography of Mexican artist David Alfaro Siqueiros, who, together with Diego Rivera and José Orozco, was one of the leading exponents of Mexican muralism. This illustrated publication brings together theoretical and epistolary texts by the painter and critical commentary by his contemporaries.]
ISBN: 9786074013320    $114.00

Ortiz Monasterio, Pablo (Editor)
Frida Kahlo: sus fotos.
Presentation by Carlos Phillips. México, D.F.: Editorial RM, 2010, 522p., h.c., b&w photos, notes. [Art. Photography. 401 photographs from the private archive of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo (1907-1954). Pictures of family and husband Diego Rivera; notable friends and acquaintances Boytler, Breton, Eisenstein, Freund, O’Gorman, Trotsky, historical figures and places. Presents an intimate portrait of the artist’s life and explores her position in Mexican culture.]
ISBN: 9786077515517    $84.70

Vargas, Juan Carlos (Coord.)
Tendencias del cine iberoamericano en el nuevo milenio: Argentina, Brasil, España y México.
Introduction by Nancy Berthier. Guadalajara: Univ. de Guadalajara, 2011, 536p., biobiblio., biblio., b&w photos, tables, notes. [Film. 21 texts by European and Latin American specialists in the visual arts. Present overviews, tendencies, styles and case studies, and a critical assessment of contemporary Latin American and Spanish cinema. Discusses the works of filmmakers Lisandro Alonso, Beto Brant, Isabel Coixet, Guillermo del Toro and analyzes the films “La niña santa”(2004), “Ceguera”(2008), “Volver”(2006) and “Kilómetro 31”(2006).]
ISBN: 9786074503753    $66.00

Various
El Ateneo de la Juventud y la plástica mexicana.
Presentation by Consuelo Sáizar. Introduction by Teresa Vicencio. México, D.F.: INBA, 2010, 191p., biblio., hemerography, b&w photos, color & b&w ill., notes. [Art. Illustrated catalogue of the exhibition organized by the Museo Mural Diego Rivera and conceived as a homage to the group of prominent intellectuals congregated in the Ateneo de la Juventud y la Plástica Mexicana. Presents works and efforts promoting social change on the eve of the Mexican Revolution by writers Alfonso Reyes, Antonio Caso, José Vasconcelos, Pedro Henríquez Ureña; musicians Manuel M. Ponce and Julián Carrillo; architect Jesús T. Acevedo; and painters Diego Rivera, Roberto Montenegro and Alfredo Ramos Martínez.]
ISBN: 9786076050095    $55.00

Various
Siqueiros paisajista.
México, D.F.: Editorial RM, 2010, 224p., large format, h.c., biobiblio., catalog, color & b&w photos, facsim., notes. [Art. Documents the exhibition of the landscape paintings of Mexican muralist and social realist painter David Alfaro Siqueiros (1896-1974) held at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach and the Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil in Mexico City. This illustrated catalogue also includes essays contextualizing the artist’s life and work.]
ISBN: 9786077515616    $96.00

Various
Taboada.
Presentation by Marina Stavenhagen.México, D.F.: Jus, 2011, 136p., biobiblio., filmography, b&w photos, color ill.[Film. Illustrated study of the influential work of Carlos Enrique Taboada Walker (1929-1997), Mexican writer and director specializing in horror movies. Focuses on his tetralogy “Hasta el viento tiene miedo” (1968), “El libro de piedra” (1969), “Más negro que la noche” (1975), “Veneno para las hadas” (1984).]
ISBN: 9786074121049    $39.60

Various
Vanguardia estridentista: soporte de la estética revolucionaria.
Prologue by Teresa Vicencio. México, D.F.: Conaculta, 2010, 260p., bilingual ed., chrono., photos, color and b&w facsim., notes. [Art. Vanguardism. Illustrated bilingual study of this avant-garde movement of Mexican writers, artists and musicians. Facsimiles of manifestos, periodicals, book illustrations and a selection of artwork by Fermín Revueltas, Tina Modotti, Ramón Alva de la Canal.]
ISBN: 9786076050149    $82.00