Posada's Broadsheets: Mexican Popular Imagery, 1890-1910

Posada's Broadsheets: Mexican Popular Imagery, 1890-1910

by Patrick Frank, Jose Guadalupe Posada, Jose Guadalupe Posada
     
 
Jose Guadalupe Posada is one of the most important graphic artists of modern Mexico. This book offers a close examination of his extensive broadsheet work in its original context: the murders, disasters, revolts, and popular heroes that engaged the attention of the public in Mexico City in the declining years of Porfirio Diaz's dictatorship.

Overview

Jose Guadalupe Posada is one of the most important graphic artists of modern Mexico. This book offers a close examination of his extensive broadsheet work in its original context: the murders, disasters, revolts, and popular heroes that engaged the attention of the public in Mexico City in the declining years of Porfirio Diaz's dictatorship.

Editorial Reviews

Steven Heller
...[O]ffers an insightful analysis of both the art and the history of the time when it was created.
New York Times Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826319036
Publisher:
University of New Mexico Press
Publication date:
08/01/1998
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
7.28(w) x 10.32(h) x 1.03(d)

Meet the Author


Patrick Frank is a writer who resides in Venice, California. His recent scholarly work has focused on Latin American graphic arts.

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