100 Años de Posada y su Catrina: Day of the Dead 2013

 
100 Años de Posada y su Catrina: Day of the Dead 2013September 13  – December 15, 2013 
   
Summary: This year marks the 100th anniversary of the death of José Guadalupe Posada (1852-1913). Our annual Day of the Dead exhibit pays homage to this prolific genius printmaker, illustrator, caricaturist, and most renowned Mexican popular artist. Altars, installations, popular art, and fine art by more than sixty Mexican artists from both sides of the border are part of this remarkable exhibition.
 
Participating Artists: José Guadalupe Posada (Aguascalientes-Mexico City, 1852-1913), Abel Alejandre (California), Rene Hugo Arceo (Chicago), Carmen Bordes (Jalisco), Alberto Bosquez (Texas), Juan Alberto Castillo (Chicago), Carlos Cortéz (Wisconsin-Chicago, 1923-2005), Elena Climent (New York), Ricco Diamante (Indiana), Demetrio García Aguilar (Oaxaca), Carlos G. Gómez (Texas), Luis “Louie the Foot” González (California), Dolores Guerrero-Crúz (California), Ester Hernández (California) Luis Jiménez Jr. (New Mexico, 1940-2006), Raúl López-Reyes (Michoacán), Mario López Torres (Mexico City), Pedro Linares and Family (Mexico City), Ricardo Linares G. (Mexico City), Miguel Linares Mendoza (Mexico City), Jorge Luna López (Mexico City), Diego Marcial Rios (California), Leopoldo Méndez (Mexico City, 1902-1969), Benjamín Martínez Álvarez (Texas), Elsa Muñoz (Chicago), Susana Navarro (Mexico City), Errol Ortíz (Chicago) , Carlomagno Pedro Martínez (Oaxaca), Magdalena Pedro Martínez (Oaxaca), José Salvador Pizarro Gómez (Mexico City), Deborah Rael-Buckley (New Mexico), José Ángel Rodríguez (Mexico City), Alejandro Romero (Chicago), Frank Romero (California), Sergio Sánchez Santamaría (Morelos), Manuel Sandoval (Jalisco), Arturo Sosa Pérez (Oaxaca), Benito Rivera Soteno (State Of Mexico), Francisco Toledo (Oaxaca), María Tomasula (Indiana), Teodoro Torres Orea (Mexico City, 1933-2009)
 
OFRENDAS: Rodolfo Villena Hernández assisted by: Raúl Hernández Castillo (Puebla), Blanca Estela Tinoco and Museo de Artes e Industrias Populares de Pátzcuaro (Michoacán), Steinmetz High School C.P.S., Alejandro García Nelo  (State Of Mexico), Cecilia Concepción Álvarez (Washington), Mariana Flores González & Audias Roldán (Guerrero-Chicago), Esperanza Gama (Chicago), Las Puntadas del Alma Quilting Group of the NMMA

Curator:  Dolores Mercado

Organizing Institution:  National Museum of Mexican Art

Displayed at: National Museum of Mexican Art, Main Gallery

Friday, September 13, 2013 to Sunday, December 15, 2013