For Mexicans Day of The Dead is Not a Morbid Celebration-SliderPhoto


Many people in both Mexico and in the U.S. associate the lithographic prints of José Guadalupe Posada (1852-1913) with the Day of the Dead, because Posada’s prints show skeletons—calaveras—as people involved in everyday tasks. But Posada’s art was satirical. His work was critical of the dictatorship of Porfirio Díaz.