Máscara del Viento. Para Beau Dick (Wind Mask. To Beau Dick), Carlos Colín, Ink on paper, 11" x 14", framed $1,000

Original size is 433 × 595 pixels

Wind Mask by Beau Dick is one of the masks in the house of masks. In the Mexica mythology and in Mesoamerican cultures, Ehécatl (God of Wind) represents the breath of living. Its breath opens the sky to Tlaloc (God of Rain) to bring rain for the harvest. This “mexicanization” of the mask is a homage to Beau, who, with his stories takes us to exceptional places. Beau, who in this drawing is wearing the wind mask, is speaking blue, which means the precious speech.