The Epic of American Civilization: The Machine (Panel 12)

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949

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1932-1934

Fresco

Overall: 120 × 118 in. (304.8 × 299.7 cm)

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

P.934.13.14

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

Manton Foundation Annual Orozco Lecture: Jose Clemente Orozco and the Epic of ‘Greater America‘, Spring 2019

Exhibition History

Public Art, Reserve Corridor, Baker-Berry Library, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1934.

Publication History

series Mexican Art Abroad, Mexico: Grupo Azabache, September 1994.

Warren Carter, ed., Art after Empire: From Colonialism to Globalisation, Manchester: Manchester University Press in association with the Open University, 2018, pp. 84-89, ill. p. 87, fig. 2.24.

Professor Senzoku, Expressions of New History of World Art Series, Volume 26, Tokyo: Shogakukan Inc., 1995, ill. p.351, plate 197

Michael R. Taylor and Gerald Auten, In Residence: Contemporary Artists at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2013, ill. p. 14, fig. 21

Master Works of Mexican Art in the World, Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Institute Matias Romero for Diplomatic Studies, 1993

Mary K. Coffey, Sharon Lorenzo, Lisa Mintz Messinger, Stephen Polcari, Men of Fire, Jose Clemente Orozco and Jackson Pollock, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2012, ill. p.52

Mary Cooper, New England as America: Jose Clemente Orozco's Anglo-America, The Collegiate Journal of Art, Spring 2008, Volume IV, 2008, pp. 82-96, ill. p. 85.

Jose Clemente Orozco: Pintura y verdad, Jalisco, Mexico: Instituto Cultural Cabanas, 2010, pp.166-181, ill. p.174.

Elizabeth L. Langhorne, Jackson Pollock: Kunst als Sinnsuche: Abstraktion, All-Over, Action Painting, Wallerstein: Hawel-Verlag, 2013, 468 pp., ill. p. 41.

Editorial Clio, Orozco segun Orozco, (Video-in Spanish), Delagacion Coyoacan, Mexico: Editorial Clio, 1998, approx. 43 minutes.

David McCarthy, Art Journal, Volume 69, Number 3, New York, NY: College Art Association, 2010, ill. p. 29.

David G. Winter, Personality: Analysis and Interpretation of Lives, New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, c1996., 1 vol.

Barbara Haskell, Vida Americana, Mexican Muralist Remake American Art, 1925-1945, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2020, ill. pp. 36-37, fig. 17.

Provenance

Commissioned by the Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1932.

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