Celebration Señor de los Milagros, Andahuaylas

 

The Señor de los Milagros, a miraculous Jesus icon, revered in Andahuaylas. the second largest city of the Departamiento Apurímac. All streets in town are decorated by colorful large pictures made of petals, colored Eukalyptus chips and lime. Later on the procession walks over these artworks. The heavy Jesus icon, carried by twelve heavily sweating men is placed upon the painting which passes the blessing of the icon on to the waiting artists.

 

 

Streets smell like a promised rosengarden...

 

       

 

       

 

The arrival of the lord

 

Vita brevis. Ars longa?

 

Certainly not Mondrian. But Kandinsky? Pollock?

 

 

 


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