Posada A Century of Skeletons

ISBN-10: 841511866X
ISBN-13: 9788415118664
Authors: Mercurio L�pez Casillas, Juan Villoro, Mercurio L�pez, Helia Bonilla, Montserrat Gali
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To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Posada's death, A Century of Skeletonscollects nearly 1,000 reproductions of original prints, including dozens of engravings never before published. Over the last century, Posada's satirical illustrations with their signature "calaveras," or skeletons, have become synonymous with the imagery of Mexico's Day of the Dead celebrations. Often guised in various costumes, such as the Calavera de la Catrina, the "Skull of the Female Dandy," Posada's Calaverasalso satirized the lifestyle of the Mexican upper classes during the reign of Porfirio D#65533;az. His prints and lithographs utilize a distinctive blend of black, white and middle tones and his works in…    

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: RM Number of pages: 376 Dimensions: 11.00" wide x 14.00" long x 1.00" tall Weight: 5.940 lbs. Language: English