Thursday, June 29, 2023

Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX to Exhibit José Guadalupe Posada- Legendary Printmaker of Mexico

Exhibition Dates: October 21, 2023 - January 7, 2024

This is the first showing of the full new exhibition which includes many cultural and historical elements contained in the imagery created by Posada as exhibited over the last five years in the traveling exhibition José Guadalupe Posada- Legendary Printmaker of Mexico but expands on a variety of themes based upon suggestions and inquiries from curators and attendees alike. See illustrations by Posada recording the attitudes of his time exposing racism, LBGTQ rights and social injustice, plus selected works by contemporary artists influemce by Posada.

Mitchell Art Gallery at St. John's College, Annapolis, MD to Exhibit the José Guadalupe Posada- Legendary Printmaker of Mexico


The skeletons come out of the closet in this exhibition of satirical illustrations by an artist whom muralist Diego Rivera deemed ‘the guerrilla fighter of the broadsheets’