Dia de los Muertos/
Day of the Dead
Day of the Dead celebrants sail out to the cemeteries at night. The ceremony ends when the lamps burn out. This painting is a model for a public art project for the World Bank, Washington D.C.
SYMBOLS & ICONS:
Note the little transparent white ghosts walking among the celebrants. There is an inscription at the bottom left: el cielo de la vida y la muerte (the sky of life and death.)
The painting continues onto and around the frame.
Dimensions: 39in x 30in
Media: Acrylic on masonite.