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Mexican Modernity

The Avant-Garde and the Technological Revolution

by RubГ©n Gallo

  • 327 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art styles: c First World War to 1960,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • Art,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Mexico,
  • General,
  • History - Modern (Late 19th Century to 1945),
  • Art / History / Modern (late 19th Century to 1945),
  • 20th century,
  • Arts, Mexican,
  • Arts, Modern,
  • Technology and the arts,
  • Technology in art

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9351476M
    ISBN 100262072645
    ISBN 109780262072649

    Books shelved as mexican-american: Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West by Cormac McCarthy, All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy, Arist. Browse this book with Google Preview». The title of this book suggests a critical discussion of the notion of modernity and its unique development within Mexican architecture and urbanism from the period of political stabilization that began in after the Mexican Revolution to the social and political upheaval associated with the Olympic Games in Mexico City in

      Fuentes's epic novel uses one woman's life and loves to sweep through years of Mexican history. Laura Díaz – daughter, sister, wife, mother, lover – Author: Pushpinder Khaneka.   Frank McLynn is the author of Villa and Zapata: A Biography of the Mexican Revolution. His previous books include biographies of Robert Louis Stevenson, Carl Author: Guardian Staff.

    Modernity and the Architecture of Mexico (Book): Since the mid s, there has been an extraordinary renewal of interest in early modern architecture, both as a way of gaining insight into contemporary architectural culture and as a reaction to neoconservative postmodernism. This book undertakes a critical reappraisal of the notion of modernity in Mexican architecture and its influence on a. Speaking of Bellatín, this Peruvian-Mexican writer is the author of another key Mexican text; Salón de belleza (). If you’re short on time, yet still want to dive into the world of Mexican literature, the haunting Salón de belleza is the place to just 60 pages, Bellatín narrates a parable-like tale that ruminates elegantly on life, death and the ousting of the unwanted from.


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Product details Series: The MIT Press Paperback: pages Publisher: The MIT Press (Septem ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: 9 x x 8 inches Shipping Weight: pounds (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: out of 5 Cited by: In Mexican Modernity, Ruben Gallo tells the story of a second Mexican Revolution, a battle fought on the front of cultural representation.

The new revolutionaries A secret history of Mexican modernity told through five artefacts - cameras, typewriters, radio, cement, stadiums - and the radical transformation of art and literature they brought about in the s and s/5.

In Mexican Modernity, Rubén Gallo tells the story of a second Mexican Revolution, a battle fought on the front of cultural representation. The new revolutionaries were not rebels or outlaws but artists and writers; their weapons were cameras, typewriters, radios, and other technological artifacts, and their goal was not to topple a dictator but to dethrone nineteenth-century aesthetics.

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