MEXICAN ARTIST WINGED DRAGON
MEXICAN ARTIST WINGED DRAGON MEXICAN ARTIST WINGED DRAGON MEXICAN ARTIST WINGED DRAGON MEXICAN ARTIST WINGED DRAGON MEXICAN ARTIST WINGED DRAGON

MEXICAN ARTIST WINGED DRAGON

Artist crafted Mexican winged dragon sculpture  amazing balance and can balance on any leg or the wings etc. Beautifully conceived carved and painted by a fantastic Mexican artist. Collectible deluxe ware from Oaxaca. Rare and difficult to obtain quality sculpture signed.

Night of the Iguana is a famed Movie and Tennessee Williams play where a group of people travel to Mexico. Backstage is where Richard Burton met ElizabethTaylor though in this film Ava Gardner starred. It won awards though the characterization is distant typical of that era's films and stories early 60's focusing on abandonment disillusion and aimlessness the angst and boredom were parts of the Beat Generation this group of people reflect the conservatism of Hoover's USA and what in fact was hidden underneath a veneer of respectability during a time where an unseen FBI and Conservative media focused on the Cold War creating a nervous paranoia amongst people with the government investigating artists resulting in self harmful behavior patterns and a randomness in the arts aimlessness in the beat generation.

Dragon fruit originates in Mexico it is a straggly cactus pitahaya is the fruit of which Frida Kahlo makes a fantastic painting. Heighway's dragon is a fractal aaarrgh!

Santa Margarita is known as a shepherdess and is another patron saint of farm animals. She survived being swallowed by a dragon aaarrgh

Plate 1: Artist Zurbarán painted a fantastic picture of Santa Margarita even though Spanish she is depicted pale they painted in dark studios and that was a fashion plus the pigment used was lead. The woman addresses the viewer with a questioning gaze looking to make a family judging by her accessories. Zurbaran painted a swathe of maidens at his puebla Seville presenting them as saints which he must have found hugely enjoyable and celebrates their independence and strength. A depth passion and stillness to his works with a faint touch of humor. He paints an awesome still life. You are able to see the dragon bottom left hand corner well not here.

Pitahaya
poem by Craig Arnold
Teach me a fruit of  your
country I asked and so you dipped
into a shop and in your hand
held me a thick yellow pinecone

no knife between us
you put it to your teeth
sideways like a bird and bit
and peeled away the fleshy
scales or were they petals

crisp white at the core
peppered with black seeds
sweet and light like a cold cloud
like some exotic sherbet carried
hand over hand from a mountaintop
by a relay of runners straightway
to the Inca’s high table

we sat on metal chairs
still pebbled with rain the seat
of my pants damp we passed it
back and forth no matter how
carefully we could not help

spilling the juice making
our cheeks sticky our fingers
getting sticky our fingers no
not even once touching


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