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Sugar skulls and sacrifice: Damien Hirst and Mexico's death culture – in pictures

'This skull, found in the state of Oaxaca, belongs to the Zapotec culture. Traces have been found of the civilisation that are up to 2,500 years old' Photograph PR

A man named Pedro Linares had a dream about bright colored creatures when he was very sick. When he woke up he created that kind of art and called them alebrijes because in his dream the creatures were shouting “Alebrije.” This is an example of an alebrijes.

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Alebrijes – Folk Art From Oaxaca, Mexico

Alebrije