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oasis
acrylic on canvas
48x36"


original artwork: $ 5,184
reproductions starting at: $ 36


The story behind the artwork

One of the most stunning places I have ever experienced is not too far from where I live. Havasu Falls is a contributor to the mighty Colorado River. Collected rain fall pours through a crack in the red earth and drops 150 feet into a travertine-coated pool. It continues seven miles until it joins the Colorado River as it runs through the Grand Canyon, AZ. The scenery here is dramatic, beautiful and matches anything you might see in the Hawaiian Islands. With a backdrop of deep red earthy canyon walls, the contrast of these aquamarine blue pools seem to glow before you. A sacred and magical place, it is located on the property of the Havasupai Nation. Translated as "people of the blue-green waters," the Havasupai allow a limited number of tourists to visit their homeland by reservation.
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