Title: Unknown, by Unknown
Location: 2222 S. 10th Avenue.
Details: Free standing block wall with etched and painted jaguar in
a Mayan style.
This wall painting is fun! The colors are vibrant, and the design is
wonderful. I like the jaguar figure; to me, it has both animal and
human characteristics. It also seems to represent the fusion of
cultures so apparent in the South Tucson neighborhood where the wall
The colors and Mayan style of this mural are great. The yellow jaguar
with red spots enlivens the street scene, and although not seen in this
photo, the red, green, and blue geometric border are reminiscent of the
stepped-pyramid ziggurats. Perhaps the vivid colors are meant to remind
us to live brightly, while remembering the past. But, then again, maybe
this mural is just for fun.
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