Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Exhibitions

  • Bandits & Bullfighters: Art and Life in Broadsheets by José Guadalupe Posada
  • 08-Apr-2000 - 21-May-2000
  • White Gallery, Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
Description

Organized by Professor Patrick Frank, History of Art, University of Kansas, for the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
The exhibition contains 60 prints from the late 18th and early 19th century by José Guadelupe Posada (1852-1913), an important and influential Mexican printmaker. The prints are political and satirical, intended for a broad popular audience, but often with complex messages.