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Dia de los Muertos Exhibit Opens in Los Angeles Art Gallery

Posted: Nov. 6th, 2012  |  By Michael Pearse

Although often associated with Halloween here in the United States, Dia de los Muertos, "Day of the Dead" in English, is more of a party and celebratory event rather than something to elicits scares or dole out and consume massive amounts of candy. Some spectacular arts come from the Latino holiday as well, including sculptures, paintings and various crafts, which are all highlighted at a new exhibit in Los Angeles.

 

An art gallery in Los Angeles on Thursday opened an exhibit of works by Latino artists on the subject of the Day of the Dead, a celebration that was brought to the United States by Hispanic immigrants.

"The Day of the Dead, for me, represents the reflection of life that we find every day, because life isn't guaranteed. Therefore, for me, the Day of the Dead is for celebrating life," painter Alejandro Moro, one of the participants in the exposition at the Hold Up gallery, told Efe.

"So, like Mexican culture, instead of being downcast and sad, we party and celebrate," added the Mexican-born artist, who emigrated to the United States with his parents when he was 3 years old.

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