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

September 13 – December 15, 2013

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)

Curator

Dolores Mercado

Organizing Institution

National Museum of Mexican Art

Displayed at

Main Gallery