José Guadalupe Posada was an illustrator and printmaker who produced a huge amount of work throughout the period of the Mexican revolution. His iconic images - especially the skeletal calaveras or calacas - are firmly embedded in Mexican popular culture. In the second of our video series inspired by the Royal Academy exhibition Mexico: A Revolution in Art, 1910-1940 curator Adrian Locke and UK-based Mexican artist Jazmin Velasco discuss Posada's work.
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We take a look at the Mexican mural programme of the early 20th century, and the huge impact it had on the art of the period.
What brought the English watercolour artist Edward Burra to Mexico in the 1930s? We visit Cuernavaca, subject of Burra's painting El Paseo.
RA Magazine travelled to Mexico courtesy of the Mexico Tourism Board