Monday, January 7, 2008

Quetzlcoatl Returns (1997)

Flora did some mind-bending works in the 1990s — more curiously sinister than his work in the 1980s (IMHO). Quetzlcoatl [sic] Returns is an acrylic on stretched canvas (15" x 30") rendered within a year of the artist's death. Flora, who lived in Mexico in 1950-1951, was a longtime enthusiast of Latin American folkways.

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