Originally our blog followed the documentary film Searching for Posada--ART and Revolutions and it still does but now reports the latest José Guadalupe Posada events, exhibitions, film screenings and more from the Posada Art Foundation and others! www.posada-art-foundation.com
Searching for Posada: His Workshop on Calle Moneda
Posada's Taller (Workshop) c.1899
The image to the left is the way Posada's workshop looked about 1899. It is one of two photo images we have of the artist. Posada is on the right and it is generally agreed that the young man is Posada's son Juan Sabino Posada Vela who died in 1900. In our search for Posada we now believe that we know the identity of the third person in the photo. In the image below we see historians Agustín Sánchez González and Helia Emma Bonilla Reyna in front of the workshop as it is today. It is about three blocks from Mexico City's zocolo.