Friday, December 08, 2006

 

More Mexican stuff

I have been trying to publish these photos, off and on for about a month. It's all stuff from the Museum of Mexican Fine Arts. Not every piece there is great art but it is very lively and varied. The range of media worked in is almost endless. See Flora in front of a piece made entirely from...?


















...can you guess....?





















... made entirely from beads.


Around Pilsen you see lots of other signs of the Festival of the Dead - decorations which resemble Halloween, but focused on flowers, skeletons and other dead people, rather than monsters or anything. One bakery had a couple of life-size bun corpses:










































Reminds me of a comic strip in Viz. What's his name, anyone?

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