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Mexican skeleton art

Shop Calavera Bicyclists circa late Mexico Poster created by TheDayoftheDead.

Brain neuron drawn by Santiago Ramon y Cajal, father of modern Neuroscience

Brain neuron drawn by Santiago Ramon y Cajal, father of modern Neuroscience

A drawing inspired on Jose Guadalupe Posada art I did for a bicycle ride, black ink on opaline paper.

A drawing inspired on Jose Guadalupe Posada art I did for a bicycle ride, black ink on opaline paper.

Mommy Maestra: José Guadalupe Posada Lesson Plans

For this, our final day of Día de los Muertos, I thought I'd share a bit of history on one of the artists most closely associated with .

'Don Quixote (1905), an engraving by Jose Guadalupe Posada, best known for illustrating his famous Calaveras for several publications at the turn of the 20th century. These satirise society under the government of Porfirio Díaz, just before the revolution. Since he died, his images have become associated with the Day of the Dead' Photograph: PR

Sugar skulls and sacrifice: Damien Hirst and Mexico's death culture – in pictures

Credit: PR 'Don Quixote an engraving by Jose Guadalupe Posada, best known for illustrating his famous Calaveras for several publicat.

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