Felipe Morales 'The Visit' Oaxacan Master Oaxaca Mexico
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Directory: Fine Art: Paintings: Watercolor: Pre 2000: item # 519981
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Arte del Pueblo
Jose Zelaya, Director
Showcasing important visual artists from Haiti
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by Felipe Morales
Original Watercolor 30 by 22 inches
Made in 1995
Professionally framed under non-glare plexi-glass (please see photo #6).
Day of the Dead Scene. Elaborate Altars are used to remember and entice the deceased ancestor's to return for a 'Visit'. This work is a visual record of the oral and written traditions of the indigenous rituals of Mexico. Special breads are made for this occasion. Favorite fruits or foods (of the deceased) are made & gathered. On this day, such items help guide and bring back their beloved ancestors.
Felipe Morales is part of an important group of Oaxacan artists, recognized internationally as contemporary voices of Mexico. This work ("The Visit") links us to a world of life and death, of ritual and tradition. Oaxacan culture reveres myth and magic, abound in a state of sixteen indigenous groups speaking twenty-seven different dialects. Please contact me for a full resume of Felipe's career.