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© 2014 by THE POSADA ART FOUNDATION

The History, Life and Times of Mexican Artist, José Guadalupe Posada 

 

The Posada Art Foundation maintains a continuing blog of Posada related news and the connections made between his works and the influence Posada has on our contemporary society.

February 18, 2018

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June 10, 2014

Evidence of José Guadalupe Posada’s legacy may be seen on six of seven continents and is so influential to generations of artists that his energy drives much of the inspiration fueling the imagery of today’s movements like Occupy, immigration reform and human rights. T...

June 10, 2014

Just as it takes many threads to make a piece of cloth there are also many factors leading to the resurrection of José Guadalupe Posada. For example, just a few years prior to Jean Charlot’s 1925 article in “Revista de Revistas”, there was a reference to José Guadalupe...

June 10, 2014

Many of Posada’s illustrations surviving to this day are from those that he produced while working for the printing house of Antonio Vanegas Arroyo. This is partly due to the longevity of the printing house which was active for three generations. The majority of the pu...

June 6, 2014

José Guadalupe Posada Aguilar- (born, Aguascalientes, Mexico, February 2, 1852 – died, Mexico City, Mexico, January 20, 1913).

 

In brief summary, Posada’s life may be divided into three periods:

      Aguascalientes 1852-1872;

      León 1872-1889(with...

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