Posada

November 1, 2018 – January 13, 2019

FOOTE GALLERY

José Guadalupe Posada (February 2, 1852 – January 20, 1913) was a Mexican political printmaker and engraver. His work has influenced many Latin American artists and cartoonists with its satirical acuteness and social engagement. He used skulls, calaveras and bones to make political and cultural critiques. Prints from the University of Wyoming Art Museum’s Collection will be on display. The University of Wyoming Art Museum presents and collects world-class art and objects by regional, national and international artists and art from the American West.

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Exhibit Programming

Cuentos de los Antepasados
(The Gifts of Our Ancestors)
Thursday, November 1, 5 – 6:30 pm
Presented by Angel Vigil

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Searching for Posada: Art and Revolutions
Thursday, December 6, 6 pm
Film

 

***The Foote Gallery/Auditorium is a reservable space and the gallery may be closed for private events from time to time. Please call the Museum front desk (970) 962-2410 to verify exhibit availability prior to arrival.