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Presentation | José Guadalupe Posada: Legendary Printmaker of Mexico

June 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join Jim Nikas for a tour of the José Guadalupe Posada: Legendary Printmaker of Mexico exhibition and a special presentation to celebrate the opening of the show at The Hyde.

Free for Members / Free with Museum admission for non-members

An educator, producer, and screenwriter, Mr. Nikas is the Director of the Posada Art Foundation and a founder, curator, and co-owner of The Brady Nikas Collection. Containing over 2,800 items, The Posada Collection is the largest private collection of works by José Guadalupe Posada and Manual Manilla in the United States. Since 2003, Mr. Nikas has loaned works, served as curator and lectured at dozens of venues including Stanford University, Lebanon Valley College, Houston Museum of Fine Art, and the San Francisco Art Institute to name a few. Mr. Nikas together with film Director Victor H. Mancilla, co-produced and wrote the screenplay for the documentary film Searching for Posada: ART and Revolutions© about José Guadalupe Posada.

 

Thank you sponsors: Benjamin and India Adams
Image detail: José Guadalupe Posada (Mexican, 1852-1913) Cemetery of the Bald/Dead (El panteón de las pelonas), 1924, broadsheet, full sheet, type metal engraving, published by Vanegas Arroyo Workshop. Brady Nikas Collection

Details

Date:
June 11
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Venue

The Hyde
161 Warren Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801 United States
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Phone:
518.792.1761