Art: Help! Police! Art Exhibition ...

The crowd which jammed the sedate portals of Chicago's Art Institute one evening last week caused the Chicago Daily News to headline: HELP! POLICE! ART EXHIBITION CALLS OUT COPS ! The headline was strictly factual: firemen as well as police were summoned to handle the overflow throng. What 6,500 art-lovers had come to see was the first comprehensive U.S. exhibition of the work of a 31-years-dead Mexican who has been called the greatest popular artist North America has ever produced. Few in the U.S. have ever heard of José Guadalupe Posada, "printmaker to the Mexican people." But in Mexico he has...

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