Fabián Cháirez’s painting “La Revolución,” part of the current exhibition, “Emiliano. Zapata después de Zapata” in Mexico City’s Bellas Artes Museum, has provoked controversy in Mexico. It portrays Emiliano Zapata (1879–1919), the archetypal, hyper-macho Mexican revolutionary, as a voluptuous, pouty-lipped pin-up girl wearing a pink sombrero, pistol-shaped stilettos, and a ribbon of green, white, and… Read more →
Ryan M. Jones
Ryan M. Jones is Assistant Professor of History at SUNY Geneseo and specializes in Mexican history, modern Latin American history, urban history, and the histories of gender and sexuality. He is the co-editor (with Veronika Fuechtner and Douglas Haynes) of A Global History of Sexual Science (California, 2017). His current monograph project, Erotic Revolutions, is a history of the queer social world of Mexico City between 1880 and 1960.