Los Indios mural - Watsonville, California
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hotshoe
N 36° 54.670 W 121° 45.550
10S E 610535 N 4085736
Quick Description: Mexican themed mural in downtown Watsonville
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 11/8/2008 10:35:26 PM
Waymark Code: WM54BH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 6

Long Description:
This complex work of art contains many overlapping themes depicting different indigenous cultures from Mexico. There are jungle plants and the staff of life, corn; there is a jungle cat and the American bald eagle; there are calls to worship and children chasing a pinata. It is more impressive seen close up than from across the street. The brick pillars of the building divide the mural into five sections physically but the art flows across the dividers. One final section (the first on the left) appears to not have been colored fully after it was outlined; it looks very pale compared to the other sections.
The artists and colorists are listed in extensive credits hiding amongst some of the foliage of the mural. It wasn't possible for me to make out all the names.
City: Watsonville

Location Name: front of WIC program office

Date: 1997

Media: acrylic

Artist: Not listed

Relevant Web Site: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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