Covid Altar by Arthur Lopez

I was lucky to see this today at the Museum of International Folk Art. He is one of my favorite contemporary santeros.

The kitchen sink is the altar, complete with cleansing soap. Covid viruses dance outside the window, but the house is safe, protected by traditional saints and a brand new one against the pandemic.

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I'm blogging about poetry, land art, haiku, women artists, road trips, and Baba Yaga at Miriam's Well ( The well is ALWAYS looking to publish poetry on our themes, sudden fiction, and guest bloggers and musers.

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