very sad decadencia

Admiration, respect, love…, only feelings of the like populate my heart with respect to this collection of murals by Guido van Helten I have called The Monument (see my complete set of pictures in my Smugmug page, here). In the above 2017 photo you can see two of the four pictures that compose this collection.

There are urban planning proposals to completely revamp the site, so Guido’s work may very soon just disappear under heavy machinery (if it has not by now already, which I simply do not know). But, even if not, the natural deterioration was already more than perceptible last year, particularly in this wonderful close-up portrait:

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