Posts Tagged: Miguel Covarrubias

The Tree of Art Keeps Growing


In a post last February, I speculated that Miguel Covarrubias’ “Tree of Modern Art,” published in the May 1933 issue of Vanity Fair magazine, might have started the art-chart meme…. More ›

The Tree of Art


In May 1933 Vanity Fair magazine ran a cheeky illustration billed as “The Tree of Modern Art—Planted 60 Years Ago.” The artist was Miguel Covarrubias, a Mexican-born caricaturist who was… More ›