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Wednesday, 22 February 2012

Mexican Miracle Paintings



          A wonderful exhibition at the Wellcome Collection: 


   "Mexican votives are small paintings, usually executed on tin roof tiles or small plaques, depicting the moment of personal humility when an individual asks a saint for help and is delivered from disaster and sometimes death. 'Infinitas Gracias' will feature over 100 votive paintings drawn from five collections held by museums in and around Mexico City and two sanctuaries located in mining communities in the Baj√≠o region to the north."










             images from: http://www.wellcomecollection.org/whats-on/exhibitions/infinitas-gracias.aspx 

Tuesday, 7 February 2012






                                                        "Leftover birthday candle"


                                                                                                      

Heart






               "Drypoint and watercolour print on south indian handmade rag paper."