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The Day of the Dead in Art

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Presented by City of San Antonio Department of Arts & Culture at Centro de Artes, San Antonio TX

Oct 24 2019
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Jan 19 2020
The Day of the Dead in Art

This exhibition examines Day of the Dead through over 100 art objects made by more than 50 artists, most of whom are Mexican or Chicano.

Curated by Dr. Ruben Cordova

Artistically, Mexico has defined Day of the Dead since the late 19th century, with printmaker José Guadalupe Posada as the key figure. Mexican artists have continuously produced quantities of stellar art. The national government has aggressively and successfully promoted Day of the Dead since the 1970s. In the U.S., Chicano artists in particular have been deeply engaged with Day of the Dead since the 1970s. This exhibition examines Day of the Dead through over 100

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Free

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Centro de Artes

101 S. Santa Rosa, San Antonio, TX 78207

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This is a storefront gallery located in downtown. Read more

 

This two-story exhibit space is dedicated to showcasing the Latino experience in S. Texas. Read more