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The “seven flowers” in this mural stand as a memorial to the Valdez and Covarrubias families, who lived on nearby Hamilton Avenue and suffered the loss of seven family members in a brutal 2006 massacre. In Mexican culture, marigolds represent the fragility of life and are used as a guide for the spirits to find their way back to visit the living (particularly during the Day of the Dead holiday).
The mural is part of a series by the artist called the “Many Flowers Murals,” created to
Medium type: Paint
Date created: 2019
1910 E Washington St, Indianapolis, IN, 46201
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