México: Secretaria de Educación Publica; Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, 1965/70. b/w plates, ports., wrps., ISSN: 0185-3570. OCLC: 2266971. (Lacks issue number 8). Item #112817
Almost a complete set, only lacking one number. The bibliography for the early official periodical publications of the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura (INBA). Briefly the following list puts in chronological order those publications to give context to their importance.
Mexico en el Arte was the first magazine of the National Institute of Fine Arts and Literature (INBA) and was published in two epochs: 1948-1952 and then again from 1983-1990. During the time bewteen the two epochs the following were the main publications of INBA:
Letras Patrias (mainly literary): 1954-1959
Bellas Artes: 1956 -1957. 7 issues appeared over two years (bimonthly)
Cuadernos de Arte: Published from 1960-1964 (53 issues published).
Revista de Bellas Artes began in 1965 that added the Nueva Epoca began in 1972 and the Tercera Epoca began in 1983 when Mexico en el Arte resumed.
The first version of the "Revista de Bellas Artes" following the magazine "Bellas Artes" that ceased in 1957. The introduction in volume one speaks to the mission of INBA and to be a neutral forum for the arts. It will continue in two more epoch after 1970.
Issue published six numbers a year.