Monday, June 19, 2017

Art in Ecuador

Mainland Ecuador displays art everywhere from large to small sculptures, murals on walls and buildings, chalk and tiled images on floors, and a museum.  First is a sampler of sculpture:

Chalk art was created by an Israeli-Ecuadorian:

Tiled art was common near the ocean:

These are some of the many murals we saw:

In Quito we visited the Guayasamin Museum.  Oswaldo Guayasamin was a painter and sculptor who depicted his Ecuadorian heritage.  Here are some images of his sculpture around his home and the museum.  No photography was allowed inside the buildings so you can't see any paintings:

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