Artist's description:

This is a charcoal study of one of the subjects in my painting, "Somos Novios (We Are Sweethearts.) It is the second one in my Dia de los Muertos series.
My life and paintings are about celebration.
My series based on the celebrations of Dia de los Muertos-- the Day of the Dead--are not typical representations of this holiday. Mine are about the people behind the makeup and costuming that celebrate and express what the holiday means to them. It's the life they breathe into that, remembrance of the dead and the ways in which they choose to mitigate their grief and loss.The spectators become the spectacles; the viewers become the viewed. This celebration is also a time when the makeup and the costuming renders the participants anonymous, blurs their identity and allows them to celebrate with their fellow community members as equals.
You can see the entire collection by clicking on the El Dia de los Muertos option in "Collections."

Materials used:

Nitram charcoal and multimedia drawing paper

Study for Somos Novios (We Are Sweethearts)#2 (2016)

$350

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This artwork is sold by Sandi Ludescher from United States

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