Schmucker Art Gallery Project Exhibit
Event Title: "Mexico and the People: Revolutionary Printmaking and the Taller de Gráfico Popular"
Mexico and the People: Revolutionary Printmaking and the Taller de Gráfica Popular
Curated by Carolyn Hauk ‘21 and Joy Zanghi ’21
August 25 – October 31, 2020
Featuring original lithographs from the portfolio titled Mexican People, published by the Taller de Gráfica Popular in 1946, this exhibition, curated by Gettysburg College students Carolyn Hauk ‘21 and Joy Zanghi ’21, provides an opportunity for visitors to consider the social and political impact of revolutionary artists in Mexico in the first decades of the twentieth century. This portfolio was published in collaboration with the Associated American Artists and focused on Mexican-American trade, particularly the Mexican labor of exports to the United States. Also included will be a selection of prints by José Guadalupe Posada to demonstrate his influence on TGP artists.
Wednesday, September 16 at 10:00am to 4:00pm