.

"Mural in Valparaiso, Chili"

Dreams on the wall

MURAL IN VALPARAISO, CHILI

Nancy Herman

6" x 8"

oil on canvas board

 

This month the Virtual Paintout went to Valparaiso, Chili.  I found a lot of possible paintings along the roads and narrow lanes of this old city.  There seemed to be many murals in the more humble parts of town and this one in particular caught my eye.  Painted over a stone wall this woman is floating towards a more perfect world.  The lines created by the mortar between the stones seem to be helping her along.  I am impressed with the human need to make images wherever they are.  We tell stories, even in our dreams, and paint images of hope on our crumbling walls.

This post is contributed by a community member. The views expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Patch Media Corporation. Everyone is welcome to submit a post to Patch. If you'd like to post a blog, go here to get started.

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something