Friday, March 27, 2009

The Gargoyles of the Basilica, Quito

The gargoyles on the sides of the Basilica in Quito are these wonderful depictions of animals from the Galapagos and the Rainforests of Ecuador. I really love that the colonialists in South America reinterpreted the imagery of the Catholic church, instead of mythic creatures they use 'real monsters.' 

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