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The Recycled 'Kukulkan' Piece Resembles Quetzalcoatl Serpents

By: Tisah Tucknott - Published:   Updated: Mar 31 2011 • References: designboom
At first glance, the 'Kukulkan' art project looks like a bunch of slithering snakes hanging from the ceiling. The dangling mess was actually created by using old tires, steel and bronze.

Guatemalan artist Dario Escobar was inspired by the story of a red Quetzalcoatl, the mythical plumed serpent.

Check out the gallery to see more pictures of the intertwined, snake-looking tire art.

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