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The most distinct images, painted by Hopi artist Fred Kabotie depict various aspects of Hopi mythology and religious ceremonies. The other murals done by Fred Greer are more subtle in color and purposefully softer in detail, and are copies of prehistoric pictographs and petroglyphs.

 

Grand Canyon National Park

Northern Arizona

 

Watchtower Art

 

The most distinct images, painted by Hopi artist Fred Kabotie depict various aspects of Hopi mythology and religious ceremonies. The other murals done by Fred Greer are more subtle in color and purposefully softer in detail, and are copies of prehistoric pictographs and petroglyphs.

 

Grand Canyon National Park

Northern Arizona

 

comments (15)

  • Ray
  • Singapore, Singapore
  • 27 Feb 2014, 03:39
Exquisite...
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Thank you so much Ray!
Looks like it's being shown as a slide show, Elizabeth,nicely captured, girl! smile
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: I see what you mean, Frank! And have to agree!
Thanks so much My Love!
I like how you have presented this E. The birds have a delightful simplicity about them
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Thanks so much Bill! They have a charm don't they.
  • Lisl
  • Batheaston, England
  • 27 Feb 2014, 05:51
Taking up Frank's thought -............or the flicker of a magic lantern
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: It does look like that also, doesn't it!
  • Chris
  • England
  • 27 Feb 2014, 06:31
Birds & beakers: both important for those people I'm sure
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: I would think!
La magie de la lumière qui nous fait découvrir les œuvres du temps smile
the magic of light that makes us discover the works of the time
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Beautifully put, Magali! Thank you!
lovely work with shadow
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Thanks Chantal! I got lucky when the sun shone on the artwork like that!
Nicely composed here ELizabeth... funny seeing this side of your creation!
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Thank you very much Ronky! smile
This brings back a vivid memory of a local artist who did a similar series here years ago.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Oh very cool, Mary!
I like these, they almost look like a childs drawings.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: That's a good description, Beverly!
Modern cave paintings, eh? I suppose it had to happen!
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Oh you betcha! smile
Wow, very nicely presented Elizabeth!
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Thank you very much Richard- it sort of presented itself!
  • Anne
  • United Kingdom
  • 27 Feb 2014, 18:50
These are lovely, it would be good to see more!
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Thanks Anne! These were the best shots I could get because of all the people and dark conditions. But I'll keep going, and will keep trying! smile
Great picture and representation of the beautiful artwork
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Thank you very much Hollie - the artwork in there is quite amazing!
  • Astrid
  • Netherlands
  • 28 Feb 2014, 07:12
Love this shot, great light and yes this looks like a projected slide show.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Thanks Astrid! I thought it looked so cool the way the sun was hitting it!

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