The Epic of American Civilization: Modern Migration of the Spirit (Panel 18)

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949

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1932-1934

Fresco

Overall: 127 1/2 × 126 1/4 in. (323.9 × 320.7 cm)

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

P.934.13.21

Geography

Place Made: Mexico, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Research Area

Painting

On view

Inscriptions

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

Exhibition History

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

Publication History

Peggy Rosenthal, The Poets ~ Jesus: How He Figures After 2000 Years, New York: Oxford University Press, March 2000

Jeanne Siegel, Painting After Pollock: Structures of Influence, Singapore: Overseas Publishers Association, The Gordon and Breach Publishing Group, 1999, ill. p. 162

Kirk Varnedoe with Pepe Karmel, Jackson Pollock, New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1998, pp. 26-27, figs. 11 + 12.

H. H. Arnason.-4th ed./Marla Prather, revising author, History of Modern Art, New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1998, p. 430, ill. p. 430.

Edward J. Sullivan, ed., Latin American Art in the 20th Century, London: Phaidon Press, 1996, 352 p.

Katharine Baetjer, Lisa Mintz Messinger, Nan Rosenthal, The Jackson Pollock Sketchbooks in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1997, ill. p. 81

Jaroslav Pelikan, The Illustrated Jesus Through the Centuries, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997, ill. p. 230

Vivette Porges, Joshua Simon and Robert Sullivan, Who Do You Say That I Am?: Reflections on Jesus in Our World Today, New York: Macmillan, 1996, ill. p. 33

Mike Venezia, Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists: Jackson Pollock, Chicago: Children's Press, 1994, p.23.

Liz Dawtrey, Tobey Jackson, Mary Masterton, Pam Meecham, Paul Wood, eds., Investigating Modern Art, New Haven and London: Yale University Press in association with The Open University, The Arts Council of England and the Tate Gallery, 1996, ill. p. 122

Desmond Rochfort, Mexican Muralists: Orozco, Rivera, Siqueiros, Singapore: Laurence King Publishing, 1993, pp.99-119, ill. p. 108

Frederick Hartt, Art: A History of Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1993

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

Robert Atkins, Art Spoke: A Guide to Modern Ideas, Movements, and Buzzwords, 1848-1944, New York: Abbeville Press, 1993, ill. p. 138.

William H. Forbes, The Makers of Mexico, Worldwise, Hanover, N.H.: South-North News Service

Edmund Burke Feldman, Varieties of Visual Experience, 4th ed., New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1992, pp. 45-47, ill. p. 46

Claude Cernuschi, Jackson Pollock: "Psychoanalytic Drawings", Durham and London: Duke University Press, 1992, p. 119, ill. p.119.

Roger E. Wiehe and Zaitchik, Human Values: Perspectives on Six Themes, Madison: William C. Brown Co. Publishers, 1992

Images of the American Experience, A Multicultural Art Perspective for Grades 7 & 8, Brooklyn: New York City Board of Eduction, 1992

Page Smith, Killing the Spirit: Higher Education in America , New York: Viking, Published by the Penguin Group, 1990, Cover

Pictures of Dartmouth. Editors Bradley and Grantham, Hanover, New Hampshire: University Press of New England

Wolfgang Baur, Welt und Umwelt der Bibel - Redaktion, Christis in der Kunst der Neuzeit, Stuttgart, Germany: Belser Verlag, s.o., 4/ 2000, ill. p. 80.

Robert Elinor, Buddha and Christ: Images of Wholeness, 1st. ed., Trumbull, Connecticut: Weatherhill, Inc., 2000, ill. p. 177.

Marek Bartelik, The Life and Art of Adja Yunkers: To Invent a Garden, New York: Hudson Hill Press, 2000, 140 p.

Variuos authors, Jesus: 2000 Years of Faith, Lucerne; Freiburg: Herder Verlag, October 1999, 240 pp., ill. p. 196.

American Art Magazine, James Oles, Noguchi in Mexico: International Themes for a Working-Class Market, Washington, D.C.: National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Summer 2001, pp. 10-30, ill. p. 26, no. 12.

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

Marjorie L. Harth, Jose Clemente Orozco: Prometheus, Pomona, California: Pomona College Museum of Art, 2001, pp. 39-45, ill. p. 43, fig. 27.

Clinton C. Gardner, Beyond Belief: Discovering Christianity's New Paradigm, White River Junction, Vermont: White River Press, 2008, 263 pp., cover ill (color).

Nichola Tucker, The Epic of American Civilization as Performative Epic: Student Viewers as Heroes and the Re-Enactment of History, The Collegiate Journal of Art, Spring 2008, Volume IV, 2008, pp. 97-110, ill. p. 101, fig. 4.

Jose Clemente Orozco: Pintura y verdad, Jalisco, Mexico: Instituto Cultural Cabanas, 2010, pp.166-181, ill. p.177.

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, page xiv, figure 8.

Margit Kern, Transkulturelle Imaginationen des Opfers in der Fruhen Neuzeit, Berlin: Deutscher Kunstverlag, Neue Grunstrabe 17, 468 pp., ill. p. 339.

Elizabeth L. Langhorne, Jackson Pollock: Kunst als Sinnsuche: Abstraktion, All-Over, Action Painting, Wallerstein: Hawel-Verlag, 2013, 468 pp., ill. p. 42.

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 155, ill. plate no. 86.

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.

Provenance

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

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