Sp19 Forrester - SPANISH 230 - Hispanic Culture

Manuel Álvarez Bravo
Frida with Globe, Coyoacan, Mexico
gelatin silver print on paper
10 1/16 in x 8 in (25.5 cm x 20.4 cm);9 9/16 in x 7 1/4 in (24.3 cm x 18.4 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by the Harry Denham Trust
In the foreground, there is a man laying on a large human-sized book, one hand on his chin and the other holding a pencil to the page. In front of his pencil, the text "Mendez" and "1945" is printed. On the pages of the book are a skeleten-creature and on the opposite page an angel. Behind the man and the book is a large cactus, and then a large cross rises from its base. The cross is encircled by a large snake-like creature whose head is open, facing away, and an eagle is crucified with knives. Coming from the ends of the cross are what seems to be spears, pointing clockwise. Behind this foreground scene, there is an army marching under a flag with the skull and crossbones. A priest follows behind the army, seemingly coming from the open mouth of the large serpent whose tail holds the feet of the crucified eagle. To the left there are two more crucified figures, whose crosses are on fire. In the far background, there is a vista of a large city. 
Leopoldo Méndez
Lo que puede venir
woodcut on paper
12 in x 6 15/16 in (30.48 cm x 17.62 cm);14 ¼ in x 10 ⅜ in (36.2 cm x 26.35 cm);22 ⅛ in x 18 ⅛ in (56.2 cm x 46.04 cm)
Museum Purchase
Leopoldo Méndez
linoleum cut on paper
12 1/4 x 16 1/4 in. (30.96 x 41.28 cm);21 7/8 x 28 in. (55.56 x 71.12 cm);19 13/16 x 25 5/8 in. (50.32 x 65.09 cm)
Museum Purchase
This pring shows the shoulders and skull of a skeleton wearing a wide brimmed hat adorned with plumes and decorative objects. 
José Guadalupe Posada
Calavera de la Catrina
relief etching on paper
4 5/16 in x 6 1/8 in (10.95 cm x 15.56 cm);4 5/16 in x 6 1/8 in (10.95 cm x 15.56 cm);12 13/16 in x 9 7/16 in (32.54 cm x 23.97 cm);19 3/8 in x 14 3/8 in (49.21 cm x 36.51 cm)
Museum Purchase
Figures in front of a large planar wall. On the left, there is one seated female in a white cloack and one standing female in a black cloack. Both of these women's faces are visible. At the center, there is a women in a black cloack carrying two large sacs and walking towards the right. To her right, there are two man walking away in dark costumes, holding rifles and wearing white, wide-brimmed hat. On the far right, there is a women walking away and dressed in white with two hair-braids visible. 
José Orozco
Marching Women
lithograph on paper
15 7/8 in x 22 3/4 in (40.32 cm x 57.78 cm);22 1/8 in x 28 1/8 in (56.2 cm x 71.44 cm)
Museum Purchase
Image of a mountain overlooking a city under an orange and white sky.
David Alfaro Siqueiros
lithograph on paper
33 in x 27 in x 1 ½ in (83.82 cm x 68.58 cm x 3.81 cm);21 in x 15 ½ in (53.34 cm x 39.37 cm)
Gift of Jonathan Sugar
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
The sleep of reason produces mosters (El sueño de la razon produce monstruos)
etching and burnished aquatint on paper
12 in x 8 in (30.48 cm x 20.32 cm);7 7/16 in x 4 11/16 in (18.89 cm x 11.91 cm);8 1/2 in x 5 7/8 in (21.59 cm x 14.92 cm)
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with the funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
Thrown white ewer with a handle and pinched spout decorated with a red and black glaze depicting a face.
Pablo Picasso
glazed earthware
12 in x 4 in x 5 in (30.48 cm x 10.16 cm x 12.7 cm)
Gift in honor of Leonard Friedman
Pablo Picasso
The Dream and Lie of Franco (Sueño y Mentira de Franco). Plate 1
aquatint and etching on paper
12 ½ in x 16 ⅝ in (31.75 cm x 42.23 cm);15 ¼ in x 22 ⅜ in (38.74 cm x 56.83 cm)
Museum Purchase
Joan Miró
The Skyline (La Ligne d'horizon)
drypoint and etching with roulette on paper
7 11/16 in x 10 7/16 in (19.53 cm x 26.51 cm);18 ⅛ in x 22 ⅛ in (46.04 cm x 56.2 cm);12 15/16 in x 17 11/16 in (32.86 cm x 44.93 cm);8 ⅜ in x 11 ⅛ in (21.27 cm x 28.26 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Florence L. Stol
This print shows a figure with a blue body, black head, blue arms, and one black leg and foot and one orange leg and foot in a boneless depiction which resembles the style of a child. There is an orange circle to the right of the figure. A black rectangular outline surrounds the figure and the circle.
Joan Miró
lithograph on paper
18 7/8 in x 14 3/4 in (47.94 cm x 37.47 cm);22 1/8 in x 18 in (56.2 cm x 45.72 cm);18 15/16 in x 14 5/8 in (48.1 cm x 37.15 cm);11 1/8 in x 5 5/8 in (28.26 cm x 14.29 cm)
Given by their family in memory of Clement A. and Margaret Earhart Smith
This print is a contour drawing of several rows of figures: in the foreground are three squating figures facing away from the viewer; in the background are several squatting figures facing the viewer, and in between are standing figures. The squatting figures sit before the goods they are selling and the standing figures are purchasing from them. 
Diego Rivera
El Mercado
color lithograph on paper
11 1/8 in x 15 15/16 in (28.26 cm x 40.48 cm);22 1/8 in x 28 1/8 in (56.2 cm x 71.44 cm);15 3/16 in x 20 1/8 in (38.58 cm x 51.12 cm)
Museum Purchase


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