List of illustrations

  • Installation shot of "José Guadalupe Posada: Printmaker to the Mexican People," Art Institute of Chicago, April 13–May 14, 1944
  • Installation shot of "Who Is Posada," Gallery of Art Interpretation, Art Institute of Chicago, April 13–May 14, 1944
  • Installation shot of "Who Is Posada," Gallery of Art Interpretation, Art Institute of Chicago, April 13–May 14, 1944
  • March Dedicated to the Great General C. Porfirio Díaz
  • Here is the Calavera of the Popular Publisher A. Vanegas Arroyo
  • Posada (right) in front of his workshop in Mexico City
  • Piles of Calaveras at a Fraction of the Price, as Never Before Seen in This Entire Capital
  • Saint Francis-Xavier, Apostle of the Indies
  • Very Interesting News
  • The Bicycle
  • Great Triumphal March
  • Calaveras of the Masses, Number 2 (Calavera of Francisco Madero)
  • Printing Matrix for 'Calaveras of the Masses, Number 2 (Calavera of Francisco Madero)'
  • Terrible and True Event!
  • Guadalupe Bejarano in the Dungeons of Belén Prison
  • Street Gazette: Grand Inauguration of the New Hippodrome Situated on the Heights of Mexico City
  • Alarming and Terrible Flood, Never Before Seen in Guanajuato!
  • The American Mosquito
  • Strange and Unheard of Event! A Pig with the Face of a Man, Eyes of a Fish, and a Horn on His Forehead!
  • Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
  • The Miraculous Image of Our Savior
  • Glorious Success of Ponciano Díaz and His Brave Charros in the Bull Rings of Madrid
  • This is Don Quijote's, the First, the Matchless, the Giant Calavera
  • Grand Dance and Wild Party of All the Calaveras
  • Calavera of the Pilgrims That Have Died Walking the Streets and Are Now at Rest
  • From the Track of This Famous Hippodrome Not a Single Journalist Will Be Missing, Inexorable Death Has No Respect, Not Even For Those You See Here Bicycle Riding
  • Grand Ball of Calaveras
  • Grand Electric Calavera as a Present to You, A Most Conceited Calavera of Pure Electricity
  • Unusual Occurrence! An Evil Spirit in the Form of a Beautiful Woman
  • Details of the Latest Execution
  • Death of Aurelio Caballero from Yellow Fever in Veracruz
  • Detail of mustache and beard from the line block for "Calaveras of the Masses, Number 2" with arrows indicating where nitric acid bit into the raised printing area (A), as well as cuts in the metal made with a burin (B)
  • Original magnification 80X of the area of loss in the lower-right corner of the line block for "Calaveras of the Masses
  • Verso of "Calaveras of the Masses
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In spring 1944, Art Institute of Chicago press releases trumpeted the opening of the first comprehensive exhibition to be held in the United States of the work of the Mexican printmaker José Guadalupe Posada (1852–1913)...
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José Guadalupe Posada and Antonio Vanegas Arroyo created broadsides that were enormously popular. To quickly produce a large quantity of prints, sell them to a wide audience for a few cents, and turn a profit, the artist and his publisher adopted a number of measures...

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