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El Cielo y la Tierra (The Sky and the Earth)
  • Felipe Morales
    born 1959
    born: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • El Cielo y la Tierra (The Sky and the Earth), 1997
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • color lithograph
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 190 x 292 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 1/2 x 11 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 395 x 537 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 9/16 x 21 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Gift of Joyce and Don Omer
  • Not on display
  • 2013.0239

In the foreground are two white, four-legged animals with human faces, in between them a third human face is seen peeking up from behind shallow earth mounds, in the background is a landscape with a hybrid sun and moon, above this is another register of a desertscape with a figure lying on her back.