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The work of Ricardo Linares, master alebrije creator. Oaxaca, Mexico.

Alebrijes from Mexico

Mexico: Alebrijes

Alebrijes in Mexico City

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Alebrijes in Mexico City

Mantis Alebrije

Alebrije dragon

Yellow & black cat like alebrije, Oaxaca,Mexico.

Alebrije

Rabbit wood carving, Mexico. ALEBRIJE

Costumed alebrijes at Museo Textil de Oaxaca

Catrina con nopal #Mexican #daysofthedead

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.

Linda Quezada Celado de Talavera | The thin walled pottery of Mata Ortiz

Potter and Her Work, Irma Garcia Blanco, Atzompa, Oaxaca

Owls and Skeletons Mexico | Flickr

Kissing Angels Mexico by Teyacapan, via Flickr

Clay Watermelon Vendor by Josefina Aguilar, Ocotlan, Oaxaca

Teotihuacan Serpentine Mask with Stucco, Pyrite, Jade, and Shell Detailing by Ancient Art, via Flickr. Mexico

wooden burro from Oaxaca