Carlos Luna’s Bestiary or Calendar of Saints
By Juan Soriano ©
The child painter from the island of Cuba ransoms the contradictory remains of religions
which his grandfather passed on him in extended litanies. A divine majesty which
forgetfulness begins to erode as briny sea eats everything away.
Of a great God there remains a voluble, meddling, faceless dancing fetish, deaf to
prayers and rituals.
The ability to restore the magnetic power from the disperse fragments of the ancient
religious world is the vital impulse that I esteem and admire in the work of Carlos
Mexico, DF May 1995
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