CATALOGO DE LA GALERIA DE ARTE DE LA UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE MEXICO
Place Published: México
Publisher: UNAM, Dept. de Acciones Social
Date Published: n.d. (September 1937)
Book Id: 8404
b/w plates., wrps. FRONT COVER READS: "EXPOSICION CATALOGO. GALERIA DE ARTE, UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL, DEP. DE ACCION SOCIAL"
Inaugural catalogue of first exhibition the gallery directed by Julio Castellanos that opened September 23, 1937. Interestingly this was the first collective exhibition that Frida Kahlo appeared in before her famous 1939 solo exhibition "Las dos Fridas". Short commentaries on each artist by various critics, including Salvador Novo, Alfonso Reyes, etc). Another important part of this catalogue is the appearance of other young artiststs that would become major artists including Gabriel Fernández Ledesma, Diego Rivera, Roberto Montenegro, German Cueto, Luis Ortiz Monasterio, Maria Izquierdo, Gabriel Fernandez Ledesma, Roberto Monenegro, Fermin Revueltas, Jose Clemente Orozco. A historic catalogue for 20th century art in Mexico