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Frida-inspired skulls grace Mexico City

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Skulls inspired by Frida Kahlo decorate Mexico City

The capital comes alive ahead of Day of the Dead celebrations

The holidayhonors deceased loved ones

and suggests they return from the underworld for a day

It also celebrates the continuity of life

The exhibition of ten skulls is a tribute toKahlo

NAME: PILAR ARISTA, MEXICAN ARTIST

"It is a representation based on Frida Kahlo's paintings. It is a reflection between life and death. She lived experiences very close to death; she lost many children and underwent many surgeries, which is reflected in her painting. On the left side is the suffering and the reference to her lost children."

DATE: NOVEMBER 2, 2019

The Day of the Dead is a pre-Hispanic tradition

Mexico's celebrations are considered a Cultural Heritage by UNESCO

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