The Epic of American Civilization (24 panels)

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949

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1932-1934

Fresco

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Commissioned by the Trustees of Dartmouth College

P.934.13

Geography/Culture

North America, Mexico

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

On view

Inscription

Signed, east wall (Panel 11): J. C. Orozco / Febrero 13, 1934

Course History

GEOG 11, Qualitative methods and Research Process in Geography, Abby Neely, Winter 2019

WRIT 5, Reviewing Ourselves: Critical Writing and Personal Values, William Craig, Fall 2018

WRIT 5, Reviewing Ourselves: Critical Writing and Personal Values, William Craig, Fall 2018

ARTH 40.2, The American Century: Modern Art in the United States, Mary Coffey, Spring 2018

WRIT 7.14, Reverend Wheelock's College: Lessons in Cultural Landscape, Marlene Heck, Spring 2018

WRIT 5, Reviewing Ourselves: Critical Writing and Personal Values, William Craig, Winter 2018

WRIT 5, The View from the Balcony: Learning How You Learn, Prudence Merton, Winter 2018

WRIT 5, Creating Worlds; Constructing Narratives, Timothy Baker, Winter 2018

REL 74.14, Religion and Social Struggle in the Americas, Jeremy Sebella, Winter 2018

LATS 41, Representations of/from Latinos in the Media and the Arts, Douglas Moody, Winter 2018

WRIT 5, Creating Worlds; Constructing Narratives, Timothy Baker, Fall 2017

HUM 1.3, Dialogue with the Classics, Timothy Baker, Fall 2017

SPAN 55.7, Revolution and Art in Mexico, Jorge Quintana-Navarrete, summer 2017

GEOG 11, Qualitative Methods and the Research Process in Geography, Abigail Neely, Fall 2016

WRIT 5, Reviewing Ourselves: Critical Writing and Personal Values, William Craig, Fall 2016

WRIT 5, Reviewing Ourselves: Critical Writing and Personal Values, William Craig, Fall 2016

WRIT 5, Creating Worlds: Constructing Narratives, Timothy Baker, Fall 2016

ANTH 13, CLST 11.9, Who Owns the Past, Deborah Nichols, Roger Ulrich, Fall 2016

WRIT 7.14, Learning from Dartmouth: Lessons in Visual Culture, Marlene Heck, Spring 2016

THEA 16, Theater and Society II: Early Modern Performance, Laura Edmondson, Winter 2016

SPAN 3, Spanish III, María Luisa Martínez, Winter 2016

GEOG 11, Qualitative Methods and the Research Process in Geography, Abigail Neely, Fall 2015

COLT 1, Read the World, Rebecca Biron, Fall 2015

ENGL 36, Contemporary American Fiction, Aimee Bahng, Summer 2015

SPAN 20, Writing and Reading: A Critical and Cultural Approach, Karina Vazquez, Winter 2015

SPAN 20, Writing and Reading: A Critical and Cultural Approach, Karina Vazquez, Winter 2015

WRIT 5, Visual Culture, Aimee Bahng, Winter 2015

SPAN 60, Race and Ethnicity in Hispanic Studies, Karina Vasquez, Winter 2015

COLT 1, Read the World, Rebecca Biron, Fall 2014

ARTH 17, The Power of Place: Urban and Rural Images in American Art, 1900-1945, Sarah Powers, Winter 2014

REL 51, Virgin of Guadalupe, Elizabeth Perez, Winter 2013

SPAN 7, Transforming Public Space: Mural Art in Mexico and the US, Douglas Moody, Winter 2013

LATS 41, Representations of/from Latinos in the Media and the Arts, Douglas Moody, Fall 2012

ARTH 16, LACS 48, Mexican Muralism, Mary Coffey, Spring 2012

REL 51, LACS 35.12, WGST 44.5, The Virgin of Guadalupe: From Tilma to Tattoo, Elizabeth Perez, Winter 2012

Publication History

William G. Scheller. New Hampshire Backroads. Helena, MT: American Geographic Publishing, June 1989, panel 21.

The Video will be used by the Montgomery Endowementof Dartmouth College Exclusively.

Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith. Jackson Pollock. New York: Clarkson Potter, Panels 17 and 21.

Stella Pandell Russell, Art in the World

Smith, Page, Killing the Spirit, Penguin U.S.A. Books, New York, New York

Seeing is Believing, W.S. Taylor, Wood Lake Books, Inc., Box 700, Winfield, B.C., Canada.VOH 2CO

Russell Arthur Lockhart, Psyche Speaks, Chiron Publications, Panel 12

Robert Morgan. Twentieth Century Music. New York, new York: W. W. Norton (black and white illustration)

Oxford Illustrated History of Christianity. England: Oxford University Press

Orozco's American Epic. Charles Giuliano, ART News, New York, New York, November 1989.

Nostromo, by Joseph Conrad, Bantam Doubleday Publishers

Morgan, Robert P. Twentieth-Century Music: A History of Musical Style in Modern Europe and America. New York: W. W. Norton and Company, January 1991, page 319 (The Departure of Quetzacoatl).

McManners, John, Editor. The Oxford Illustrated History of Christianity. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press (Departure of Quetzacoatl)

Marjorie L. Harth, Jose Clemente Orozco: Prometheus, Pomona, California: Pomona College Museum of Art, 2001, pp. 39-45, ill. p. 40-45, fig. 23-28.

Laurance P. Hurlburt, The Mexican Muralists in the United States, U. of New Mexico Press, February 1991.

Kirn, Interactions II: Reading Skills. Random House, Panel 16

Gene Kuperschmid, Al Tanto. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Co, 1991

Exhibition Catalog, The Latin American Presence in the United States, Panels 14, 17

Dr. Guy Hubbard, Teaching Art with Art: The Arts in North America, Arts & Activities Publisher, Panel 16

De Aqui De Alla (third collection). Zayas-Bazan, D.C. Heath and Company, 125 Spring Street, Lexington, MA 02173

David Craven. The New Concept of Art and Popular Culture in Nicaragua. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, panel 21

Craig Gingold, The Murals of Aztlan, Cobblestone Magazine, pp. 24-26

Cobblestone Magazine. Peterborough, NH: Cobblestone Publishing, Inc., Panel 15.

California Assessment Test/Art; Educational Testing Service, 666 Rosedale Road, Princeton, NJ 08541-0001, Volume 750. (No gratis copy = "Secure Test. Not for sample distribution"

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction, Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, pp. 14, ill. p. 14-15, fig. 5.

Alumni Magazine, Panel # 5 The Coming of Quetzalcoatl

Academic American Encyclopedia. Multiple Authors, Jose Clement Orozco (biography), Danbury, CT., Grolier, Inc.,

Abstract Expressionism and the Modern Experience. Stephen Polcari: Cambridge University Press

Provenance

The artist; commissioned by the Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1934.

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