Mardi Gras, New Orleans
Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans, marked by colorful parades and outrageous costumes, bolster the city’s slogan: Let the good times roll.
Maria loved the colors and general craziness of Mardi Gras. Her nephew and niece, residents of New Orleans, took her to off-the-beaten path parades and festivities. Nephew Seth appears here as the judge holding a banana.
Acrylic on handmade paper mounted on sequined fabric with Mardi Gras beads collected at parades.
Dimensions: 38in x 26in
Media: Acrylic on handmade paper.
Year: circa 2000