The Day Of The Dead In 17 Artistic Images

The Day Of The Dead is not only a fun holiday, it also inspires imaginative art and installations. Enjoy the colorful world of sugar skulls with the delicious Jarritos.

1. Mexican Sugar Skull Painting by Renee Keith

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2. Mixed media oil painting by Renee Keith

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3. Sand tapestries (Tapetes de Areña) of skulls and skeletons

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4. These ‘carpets’ are made from sand, dyed sawdust, seeds, flower petals and powdered lime.

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5. Skull and tribal portrait made of beans, seeds and marigolds

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6. Ladies of the Day of the Dead

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7. Mural in Harlingen, Texas

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8. A skeleton sculpture

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9. Painted skull and design made of beans

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10. An intricate ceramic skull

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11. Street art outside of the Blue Zone Tattoo Shop

12. A shopfront window with beautiful ceramic figurines

Robert Couse-Baker / Via Flickr: 29233640@N07

The photographer Robert Couse-Baker states, “Las calacas are figures of skulls or skeletons commonly used for decoration during the Mexican Day of the Dead festival. This is a shopfront window of Zanzibar Tribal Arts, a fair trade store located in Midtown Sacramento.”

13. Cholo and chola sugar skulls

Angelica Renee H. / Via Flickr: angelicarenee337

14. Paper mache skulls for sale on Vence Beach

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15. Beautiful sugar skull face paint

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16. A fun illustration of two skeletons having a good time dancing

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17. A rockabilly sugar skull

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Inspired by the colorful world of Jarritos.

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