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Jasper Johns: Ideas In Paint

About the Painter

In the late 1950’s, Jasper Johns emerged as force in the American art scene. His richly worked paintings of maps, flags, and targets led the artistic community away from Abstract Expressionism toward a new emphasis on the concrete. Johns laid the groundwork for both Pop Art and Minimalism. Today, as his prints and paintings set […]

José Clemente Orozco en Español

José Clemente Orozco: Hombre del Fuego

El arte es el conocimiento al servicio de la emoción. -José Clemente Orozco La vida del muralista mexicano José Clemente Orozco (1883-1949), una vida llena de emoción, adversidad y triunfo, es una de las gran historias de la época moderna. A pesar de la pobreza, una fiebre reumático en la infancia que le hizo daño […]

José Clemente Orozco en Español

José Clemente Orozco: Conograma

A continuación, hay un cronograma de los sucesos principales de la vida del artista: 1883 José Clemente Orozco nació el 23 de noviembre en Zapotlan el Grande, México, a Ireneo Orozco, un hombre de negocios, y María Rosa, una ama de casa y cantante amateur. Unos años después, la familia se muda a la México […]

José Clemente Orozco en Español

José Clemente Orozco: Galería

Una exhibición de la obra de José Clemente Orozco. Haga clic las imágenes o utilice las flechas debajo de hojear la obra artística.

José Clemente Orozco en Español

Entrevista con Laurie Coyle y Rick Tejada-Flores

Audaz y complejo, la personalidad iconoclasta y pintura dinámica de José Clemente Orozco lo hizo la conciencia de su generación. Una película sobre su vida y arte, MAESTROS AMERICANOS Orozco: Hombre del Fuego. Laurie Coyle y Rick Tejada-Flores dirigieron, escribieron y produjeron el documental. A continuación, Coyle responde unas preguntas sobre la película y su […]

José Clemente Orozco: Man of Fire

Filmmaker Interview – Laurie Coyle

Bold and complex, José Clemente Orozco’s iconoclastic personality and dynamic painting made him the conscience of his generation. A film on his life and his art, AMERICAN MASTERS Orozco: Man of Fire, is directed, written and produced by Laurie Coyle and Rick Tejada-Flores. Below, Coyle answers some questions about the film and its fascinating subject: […]

José Clemente Orozco: Man of Fire

Career Timeline

1883 José Clemente Orozco is born on November 23 in Zapotlan el Grande, Mexico, to Ireneo Orozco, a businessman, and Maria Rosa, a homemaker and amateur singer. A few years later, the family moves to Mexico City, where he takes night classes at the famed San Carlos Academy of Art. 1898 Parents send him to […]

José Clemente Orozco: Man of Fire

Orozco: Man of Fire

Art is knowledge at the service of emotion. -José Clemente Orozco The life of Mexican muralist José Clemente Orozco (1883-1949), a life filled with drama, adversity, and triumph, is one of the great stories of the modern era. Despite poverty, childhood rheumatic fever that damaged his heart and an explosion in his youth that cost […]

Tony Bennett: The Music Never Ends

Interview – Tony Bennett

Anthony Dominick Benedetto started out in the 1940s as a singing waiter in his native New York. Discovered (and renamed) by Bob Hope while performing with Pearl Bailey, Tony Bennett went on to sell more than 50 million records worldwide. He’s featured in AMERICAN MASTERS Tony Bennett: The Music Never Ends. Below, the renowned entertainer […]