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The Clark | Calaveras, Catrinas, & Dandies: José Guadalupe Posada & the Penny Press
July 31, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Calaveras, Catrinas, and Dandies: José Guadalupe Posada and the Penny Press
Dr. Diane Miliotes discusses graphic artist and illustrator José Guadalupe Posada and the historical context of his image production in nineteenth-century Mexico. Posada’s career spanned profound social and political changes in Mexico. Dr. Miliotes pays special attention to a number of key characters in Posada’s printmaking practice.
Free. Presented live in the Clark’s auditorium and broadcast simultaneously on Zoom. Advance registration for the Zoom transmission is required.
Image: José Guadalupe Posada, Las bicicletas (The Bicycles) (detail), 1913. Type-metal engraving. Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, 1978.48