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Amon Carter Museum of American Art presents ¡Hombre! Prints by José Guadalupe Posada

On October 19 the Amon Carter Museum of American Art presents ¡Hombre! Prints by José Guadalupe Posada to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the death of José Guadalupe Posada (1852–1913), one of the key figures in the development of modern Mexican printmaking. Born of humble origins in the city of Aguascalientes, Posada died a well-known but impoverished man in Mexico City. He was a versatile and inventive draftsman; over the course of his career, he drew an estimated 15,000 different ephemeral prints that documented just about every facet of Mexican life.

Benito Huerta: September Song at William Campbell Contemporary Art

September Song, an exhibition of new work by Benito Huerta, will be on display September 7 through October 12 at William Campbell Contemporary Art. An opening reception will be held on Fall Gallery Night, Saturday, September 7, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. The show will feature new and recent paintings, drawings, and mixed media pieces, all focusing on contemporary social themes and informed by popular culture.

Renoir’s Personal Effects and Sculpture Offered at Heritage Auctions

The single largest archive of Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s personally-owned objects – from his signature polka-dot scarf to the original plaster maquette of La Grande Venus Victrix, recently discovered in a shed in France – will highlight an expansive grouping dedicated to the Impressionist icon in Heritage Auctions’ The Renoir Estate Collection Signature® Auction, Sept. 19 in New York.

The Sixth Floor Museum will Feature Dr. Thomas McConnell

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza’s yearlong Living History Series continues in August with Dr. Thomas McConnell. A Dallas native, Dr. McConnell was Medical Officer of the Day at the Pentagon on November 22, 1963. After President Kennedy’s assassination, he was assigned duties at the White House, the U.S. Capitol and Arlington National Cemetery during the weekend that followed.

New Mexico Museum of Art Presents Renaissance to Goya: Prints and Drawings from Spain

The New Mexico Museum of Art is the only American venue for the exhibition Renaissance to Goya: Prints and Drawings from Spain that is literally rewriting the book on Spanish art. After the British Museum in London, the Prado in Madrid and the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia the exhibition opens December 14, 2013 in Santa Fe and runs through March 9, 2014.

Amon Carter Museum of American Art to Present Hotel Texas: An Art Exhibition for the President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy

In commemoration of the 5oth anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art will exhibit the artworks installed in the president’s suite at the Hotel Texas during his visit to Fort Worth in 1963. On view from October 12, 2013, through January 12, 2014, Hotel Texas: An Art Exhibition for the President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy is presented in association with the Dallas Museum of Art, which organized the exhibition.