Mini Essay #3.pdf - Professor Ramirez-Oropeza Chicano/a Studies 113 20 October 2019 Mini Essay#3 ​From “Fine”Art to Popular Art​,​ Skulls in

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Professor Ramirez-Oropeza Chicano/a Studies 113 20 October 2019 Mini Essay #3: From “Fine”Art to Popular Art , Skulls in the Boneyard , & Graphics For many cultures, art played a huge role in expressing the teachings and mythology of the people. This is especially true in Mexico, where art brought people together and celebrated the culture that the Mexican people held so dearly to them. José Guadalupe Posada was among one of the best artists of his time who popularized fine art and made it resonate with a broader audience of people. Much of Posada’s life is somewhat shrouded in mystery. Not much is known about his personal life. However, we do know that he studied at a drawing academy in Aguascalientes and that his uncle owned a pottery shop. Therefore, his inspiration for his artwork came from the childhood experiences and education that he received. Much of Posada’s most popular work comes from his days as a caricaturist. He worked under Antonio Vanegas Arroyo, who was an editor for a very popular news page. The two together produced some of the most
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