Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Translating Revolution: U.S. Artists Interpret Mexican Muralists

Opening reception February 12, 6 – 8 pm
Exhibition runs through August 1, 2010

This unique exhibition examines the influence of Mexican muralists on U.S. visual culture and the subsequent re-invention of the mural movement in the U.S. Artists from east to west gleaned inspiration from the Mexican mural in numerous ways. Some of the artists visited Mexico for months, while others stayed a lifetime and became Mexican citizens.

Ansel Adams (1902-1984)
Charles Alston (1907-1977)
Victor Arnautoff (1896-1979)
George Biddle (1885-1973)
John Biggers (1924-2001)
Emil J. Bisttram (1895-1976)
Lucienne Bloch (1909-1999)
Margaret Burroughs (b. 1917)
Elizabeth Catlett (b.1919)
Jean Charlot (1898-1979)
Eleanor Cohen (b.1916)
Howard Cook (1901-1980)
Marion Greenwood (1909-1970)
Xavier Guerrero (1896-1974)
Judithe Hernández (b.1948)
Everett Gee Jackson (1900-1995)
Barbara Latham (1896-1989)
Leopoldo Mendez (1902-1969)
Francisco G. Mendoza (b.1958)
Edward Millman (1907-1964)
Tina Modotti (1896-1942)
Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988)
Pablo O’Higgins (1904-1983
José Clemente Orozco, (1883-1949)
Emmy Lou Packard (1914-1998)
Jackson Pollock (1912-1956)
Alfredo Ramos Martinez (1871-1946)
Milton Rogovin (b.1909)
Rosendo Salazar (1888-1971)
Ben Shahn (1898-1969)
Bernard Silberstein (1846-1922)
David Alfaro Siqueiros (1896-1974)
Mitchel Sporin (1910-1976)
Philip Stein (1919-2009)
Morris Topchevsky (1899-1947)
Alex Topp (1911-1999)
Edward Weston (1886-1958)
Charles H. White (1918-1979)
Hale Woodruff (1900-1980)
Mariana Yampolsky (1925-2002)
Bernard Baruch Zakheim (1896-1985)
Alfredo Zalce (1908-2003)

National Museum of Mexican Art
1852 W. 19th St.
Chicago, IL 60608


Jenn said...

I wanted to go but I couldn't. Can you give me the names of 6 artworks that were there at the exhibit? Thank you.

you can e-mail me at legsichick@yahoo.com.

Jenn said...

Hello. I wanted to go to the exhibit but I couldn't make it. Can you give me the names of 6 of the pieces of work that were there at the exhibit and the creator if you know it.


just e-mail me at legsichick@yahoo.com