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Cartoonist Buz Sawyer

Description: Photograph of a cartoonist standing at a drafting desk. He is sketching a football player on a large piece of paper and there are several photographs of football players on the desk next to the tablet.
Date: November 4, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Portrait of Rockwall Kent

Description: Copy negative of a man thought to be Rockwall Kent impersonating an artist. The man is wearing a hat and jacket, standing behind a desk with his arms crossed, holding a cane. A file cabinet and phone are behind him.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Woman With Artists Pallet

Description: Copy photograph of a portrait of a woman standing with an artist's pallet. The woman is wearing a sweater with the letters "SU" on it and a skirt. She is standing in front of a dark backdrop.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 23, Number 02, Fall 2011

Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on "Connections."
Date: 2011
Creator: Dallas Historical Society
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

[Guide: Dos Maestros (Two Masters) Dr. Atl & Mardonio Magaña]

Description: Gallery guide for an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Dos Maestros [Two Masters] Dr. Atl & Mardonio Magaña, Two Legendary Mexican Masters". The entire brochure is printed in green tinted gray-scale, including the photographs. The cover of the guide features the title and a photograph of a charcoal drawing by Dr. Atl. After the introduction on page two, the guide includes pages dedicated to biographical information about Dr. Atl and Mardonio Magaña. There are also pages that cover information about the "San Juan Parangaricutiro before and after its destruction", the "location of the Parícutin volcano", the history of Parícutin, and the "formation of a volcano". On page eleven and twelve, there is a chronological timeline that covers the life of Mardonio Magaña. There is a page of acknowledgements concerning the museum, the exhibition, and the gallery guide at the back of the guide as well as a page that features a list of the board of directors, members, honorary members, legal counselors, and staff of the Mexic-Arte Museum. There are several photographs of the artists and their artworks throughout the guide.
Date: 2004
Creator: Orozco, Sylvia & Zamora, Herlinda
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Pamphlet: "Mexican Calendar Legends" Brochure Translations]

Description: Pamphlet that advertises an exhibition presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Mexican Calendar Legends, 20th Century Mexican Calendar Art in Galas de Mexico". Along with the title of the exhibition and an image of a painting from the exhibition, the cover of the pamphlet also establishes that the pamphlet is made up of "Brochure Translations" from a separate gallery guide that is in Spanish. The first page features an introduction about the exhibition. The majority of remaining pages list the artists that are included in the exhibition as well as a short biography and description of the type of artwork each one produces. The last two pages list a few of the "classic themes of the calendar paintings". The back cover of the pamphlet features the sponsors of the museum and the exhibition as well as information about the exhibition and the museum.
Date: 2004
Creator: Davis & Davis Translators
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Pamphlet: YLA No. 9, The Young Latino Artists]

Description: Pamphlet that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "YLA No. 9, The Young Latino Artists Exhibition". The entire pamphlet has a red, white, and black color scheme with gray-scale photographs. The cover of the pamphlet features the title of the exhibition as well as a large photograph of an installation that consists of several striped fabrics. The pamphlet folds out to span three and a half panels long. The half-size panel lists all of the artists involved in the exhibition and their corresponding representative cities. The other three panels are connected by a red dashed line separated by target points labelled with the names of the Texas cities which are represented by the participating artists. There are also three photographs of artworks and credits that run along the dashed line. The bottom of the three panels are also connected by a long red backdrop that includes the title of the exhibition on the first panel. The second panel highlights information regarding the date and times of the opening reception and a members-only preview, the address of the museum, and a short description of the exhibition. The last panel lists the co-curators of the exhibition and past "YLA Artists". It also mentions a collaboration with a nearby gallery and a DJ performance. The back of the middle panels includes information about the Mexic-Arte Museum and it's sponsors. The back of the last panel features a large photograph of a red and gray-scale watercolor and ink painting of a cat and three monsters. Artwork credits are at the bottom of the panel.
Date: 2004
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Two Men Silkscreen Printing]

Description: Photograph of two men silkscreen printing on a print roller. The man closest to the foreground is looking up at the camera and holding a newly printed piece of paper. The man beside him is holding back several pieces of paper on the roller. In the background, there is a wall covered in achromatic prints. In the background on the left-hand side of the image, there is a large table covered with supplies and papers.
Date: 2000
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Two Men Silkscreen Printing]

Description: Photograph of two men silkscreen printing on a print roller. The man closest to the foreground is looking down at the print that he just printed. The man beside him is holding back several pieces of paper on the roller. In the background, there is a wall covered in achromatic prints. In the background on the left-hand side of the image, there is a large table covered with supplies and papers.
Date: 2000
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Pamphlet: Luz Jiménez, Symbol of a Millennial People]

Description: Pamphlet presenting an exhibit that celebrates the art of Julia "Luz" Jiménez at the Mexic-Arte Museum. The cover of the pamphlet includes exhibit and sponsor information as well as a photograph of Jiménez. There are two statements about the exhibit included in the pamphlet, one from the executive director of the Mexic-Arte Museum Sylvia Orozco, and the other from Blanca Garduño, who is an honorary board member of the museum. A brief biography of the artist and an image of one of her well-known works is also included in the pamphlet. There is a section that lists the Board of Directors and staff of the museum as well as some related activities that are located at the museum.
Date: 2000
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Clipping: NAAO Conference Events]

Description: Clipping advertising sessions, panels, and events occurring at the 8th annual National Association of Artists Organizations (NAAO) between the dates of September 30th, 1992 and October 4th, 1992. The conference was held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas.
Date: 1992-09-30/1992-10-04
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Clipping: 8th NAAO Conference]

Description: Newspaper clipping featuring a tentative agenda for the 8th Annual National Association of Artists Organizations (NAAO). The conference ran from September 30, 1992 to October 4th, 1992 at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas.
Date: 1992-09-30/1992-10-04
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Clipping: "National Artists Organization Wrestles with Free Ideas"]

Description: Newspaper clipping from the Austin American-Statesman, dated October 3rd, 1992. The featured article discusses the annual conference of the National Association of Artists' Organizations (NAAO), which was held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. A photograph of a man and an woman, Guillermo Gómez-Peña and Coco Fusco, accompanies the piece. Guillermo Gómez-Peña wears intricately embroidered pants, spiked wrist cuffs, a neck covering with fringe, and a spotted face mask. Coco Fusco wears a flowered headdress, gas mask, shell necklace, flowered armband, spotted bikini top, and grass skirt. The pair are linking arms and otherwise appear expressionless.
Date: October 3, 1992
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Pamphlet: Siete Mundos, Cerámica Veracruzana]

Description: Pamphlet that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Siete Mundos, Cerámica Veracruzana [Seven Worlds, Veracruz Ceramics]. The pamphlet folds out to span three panels long, and all of the photographs are black and white. The cover features the two words of the Spanish title of the exhibition layered on top of each other. The English translation of the title is included in a smaller typeface below. The first panel on the inside of the pamphlet includes two pictures of worn pointed-toe boots on the left-hand side of the panel. To the right of the photographs, there is information about the opening reception, a members-only preview, and a gallery talk. The third panel includes two short paragraphs about the exhibition at the top of the panel, a list of the contributing artists and curators, and artwork credits for the pamphlet. The third panel highlights a single photograph of an installation at the exhibition. The installation consists of ceramic limbs and body parts on a dark textile surface. The back of the last panel highlights a single photograph of a sculpture of a tall, cylindrical shape. The back of the middle panel features information about the museum, including admission information, the museum logo, hours of operation, address, phone number, website, and sponsors.
Date: 2005
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Pamphlet: Crossing Over Exhibition]

Description: Pamphlet that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Crossing Over". The exhibition contained artwork by Willie Varela. The pamphlet has been printed in all over red scale, including the photographs. The cover of the pamphlet features a photograph of a corrugated metal fence and a blank billboard in the distance. The title and a descriptive secondary title are also included on the front. The pamphlet opens up to span three and a half panels long. The first panel includes the name of the exhibition as well as the dates and times of the opening reception, a members only preview, and a gallery talk by the artist. The second panel features a large photograph of a dilated eyeball and a statement about the exhibition above. The third panel features a picture of a drawing of an elderly woman standing next to a giant parrot. Details about an exhibition that ran concurrently to the featured exhibition are also included. The half-size panel includes information on sponsorship. The back of the last panel headlines a picture of two Hispanic boys who are looking in different directions. The back of the middle panel details information on the Mexic-Arte Museum.
Date: 2004
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Pamphlet: Painted Memory, The Art of Fidencio Durán]

Description: Pamphlet that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum and the Grace Museum entitled, "Painted Memory, The Art of Fidencio Durán". The pamphlet folds out to span three panels long. The cover of the pamphlet highlights a photograph of one of the artist's paintings along with the exhibition title and the names of the two exhibition sponsors. The painting depicts three women at an outdoor party. One of the women, who is wearing a red flowered dress, is dancing with a man wearing jeans and an unbuttoned yellow shirt. The woman next to her is wearing a blue dress with a black purse. The third woman is facing the background and holding a baby. The first panel includes information about the exhibition, including the title, sponsors, and the dates and times of an artist in-residence and a gallery talk. There is a photograph of one of the artist's paintings below along with artwork credits. The painting depicts two men talking next to a basketball court full of kids, brightly-colored cars, and a few chickens. The second panel features a few paragraphs about the exhibition and the artist along with a painting of three people picking flowers. The third panel includes a few paragraphs noted to be "Compiled by the Grace Museum from information provided by Sam Martin, Austin Chronicle, and the Artist". There is a photograph of a painting along with credits above that depicts three women in colorful dresses sitting on a bench outside of a small white house. There are also cars and more people in the background. The back of the last panel features a photograph of a painting of a boy gathering water. Underneath the artwork credits, there is a photograph of the artist along with a quote. The back of the middle ...
Date: 2005
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Pamphlet: Red: Alberto Castro Leñero]

Description: Pamphlet that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Red: Alberto Castro Leñero". The pamphlet folds out to span three panels long, and all of the photographs are black and white which matches the black, red and white color scheme. The cover of the pamphlet highlights a large abstract sculpture along with a watermarked version in the background. The title and dates of the exhibition are also included on the front cover. The first two panels on the inside feature a photograph of a textile texture that spans both panels. Underneath there is a short abstract about the exhibition. There is also information concerning the opening reception and a members' preview. The third panel includes a separate paragraph about the work and the exhibition as well as a drawing of a group of hooded people. There is also information about a gallery talk and a free admission day. The back of this panel features a short biography of the the artist as well as one of his sketchy drawings. The back of the middle panel includes basic information about the museum, including hours of operation, the address, phone number, and website.
Date: 2006
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Memo: NNAO Conference]

Description: Letter from Sylvia Orozco and Rudy Guglielmo of the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas presenting a tentative agenda for the regional meeting of the National Association of Artists' Organizations (NAAO). The conference was held on June 28th, 1992.
Date: May 28, 1992
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Pamphlet: Treasures of the Cathedral of Saltillo, Mexico]

Description: Pamphlet advertising an exhibition presented by the city of Austin, the Consulate General of Mexico in Austin, the Catholic Diocese of Austin, and the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Tesoros de la Catedral de Saltillo", or "Treasures of the Cathedral of Saltillo". The pamphlet, when folded out, has three and a half panels. It contains colorful pictures of some of the artwork included in the exhibit as well as reception and exhibit details. When folded out, the last panel outlines the details of five different demonstrations, lectures, and performances presented as a part of the exhibit. The front and back cover as well as the front of the half-panel is spanned with a close up detail photograph of a gold surface covered in decorative elements and religious icons. The back of the middle cover features a large color copy of one of the paintings included in the exhibit as well information on the museum.
Date: 2002
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Close-up of Three Men Holding a Print of a Horse]

Description: Photograph of three men holding a matted color print of a blue horse jumping over several large rocks that are jutting out of the ocean. The men are standing together in front of a blue wall which has another large painting on it on the right-hand side of the image. The men who, are all wearing suits, are all smiling and facing the camera.
Date: 2000
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Postcard: Iker Larrauri: Ikerkinesis]

Description: Postcard for an exhibit at the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Ikerkinesis", which celebrates the art of Mexican artist Iker Larrauri. On one side of the flyer, two of Larrauri's drawings frame a short write-up about the artists' style and influences, as well as basic event information. The opposite side of the flyer features a copy of an original silkscreen print by Larrauri and some information about purchasing a copy of the print.
Date: 2000
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Three Men Holding a Print of a Horse]

Description: Photograph of three men holding a matted color print of a blue horse jumping over several large rocks that are jutting out of the ocean. The men are standing together in front of a blue wall which has another large painting on it on the right-hand side of the image. The men who, are all wearing suits, are all looking at each other and smiling.
Date: 2000
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Pamphlet: Miradas Del Arte Mexicano, A Vision of Mexican Art]

Description: Pamphlet that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum, the Consulate General of Mexico, and the City of Austin entitled, "Miradas Del Arte Mexicano, A Vision of Mexican Art". The entire pamphlet is printed in blue-scale, including the photographs of the paintings. The cover of the pamphlet features a gestural painting of a face as well as the exhibition title and dates. The pamphlet opens up to span three and a half panels long. The first full-size panel features information on the exhibition, including the title, the date and times of the opening reception and a members only gallery walk-through, and some background information about the purpose and works of the exhibition. The second panel features a large photograph of a painting of a man with a beard, a frilly collar, and a feather in his brimmed hat. There is artwork credits at the bottom of the page. The last panel advertises an exhibition entitled "Hecho en Juarez: An Intimate Visit to the Cuauhtemoc Market", which ran concurrent to the featured exhibition. There is a large photograph of two hands holding shrimp and artwork credits at the bottom of the panel. Above the photograph, There is a short passage that contains a quote from the artist as well as some background information. The half panel includes information about sponsorships and artwork credits. The back of the last panel features a large photograph of a painting of three gestural faces and artwork credit below. The back of the middle panel includes information about sponsorship and the Mexic-Arte Museum.
Date: 2003
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum