The Epic of American Civilization: Modern Industrial Man (central panel, 2 of 3, Panel 20)

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949

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1932-1934

Fresco

Overall: 40 x 214 in. (101.6 x 543.6 cm)

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

© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SOMAAP, Mexico City

P.934.13.23

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

Exhibition History

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

Publication History

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. 53; p. 28, fig.54.

Jose Clemente Orozco: Pintura y verdad, Jalisco, Mexico: Instituto Cultural Cabanas, 2010, pp.166-181, ill. p.180.

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. 98, fig. 1.

Marjorie L. Harth, Jose Clemente Orozco: Prometheus, Pomona, California: Pomona College Museum of Art, 2001, pp. 39-45, ill. p. 44-45, fig. 28.

Celeste d'Elliott, Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy, The Epic of American Civilization-Modern Industrial Man (1932-1934)-Jose Clemente Orozco, vol. 6, no. 3, Alexandria, VA: Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, May/June, 2000, p. 199, cover ill.

Philip D. Leighton, and David C. Weber, Planning Academic and Research Library Buildings, 3rd ed., Chicago: American Library Association, 1999, 887 p.

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

The Past and Future of Mexican Democracy and Development, The Montgomery Endowment, POSTER & BROCHURE for panel discussion 13 Carpenter Hall, May 24, 1995

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

Ramyar Rossoukh (Class of 1996), Latino Resource Guide, Pegasus Press, 1994

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

Desmond Rochfort, Mexican Muralists: Orozco, Rivera, Siqueiros, Singapore: Laurence King Publishing, 1993, pp.99-119, ill. p. 102

Provenance

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

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