Sep 3, 2011

Inspiration: Jose Guadalupe Posada, Mexican Calveras Printmaker

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Posada's Calavera Catrina, Dapper Skeleton

Posada's Skeleton World War

Jose Guadalupe Posada (1852-1913) was an extraordinary Mexican printmaker known mainly for his calaveras (skull/skeleton) pieces. He created a wide range of subjects, making his artwork accessible to the masses through the print medium. Posada infused culture and politics into his works, influencing many others such as Diego Rivera.