Friday, July 23, 2010
Posada Exhibition Bellas Artes San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
The Centro Cultural Ignacio Ramirez "El Nigromante" Bellas Artes in San Miguel de Allende, GTO, Mexico hosted an exhibition of collective works by Jose Guadalupe Posada (1852-1913) in celebration of the Bicentennial of Mexico's Independence and Centennial of the Mexican Revolution. The Exhibition was assembled from material contained in the collection of New World Prints and was curated by Jim Nikas. It opened on August 6 with a reception and lecture by Dr. Patrick Frank author of Posada's Broadsides. The Exhibition ran until October 10. Over 5,000 people from 9 countries and 15 Mexican states attended.