Remember the “el jaguar rojo” sculpture at the airport? This symbol of Mesoamerican culture is so powerful and inspiring. I’m glad I paused to snap the picture; usually when I’m in the airport I’m rushing from Point A to Point B. But I admired this one example of public art in Mérida’s international airport. There is probably more public art in our lovely airport, but none of it really has ever commanded my attention.
I found some information online: The fiberglass piece by Sergio de la Rosa, a Mexican sculptor who specializes in wildlife, and painted by Mérida artist Ariel Guzman, promoted the Ninth World Congress of Wilderness in 2009, but was [Read more…]