Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Salvation Mountain

Continuing down the east coast of the Salton Sea, you come across the small town of Niland, California. A couple of miles east of Niland is the “theological” art installation known as Salvation Mountain. A labor of love for the late Leonard Knight, it has developed a following in the outsider art movement and has also been featured in numerous films and music videos. It has a honeycomb of grottoes:

UPDATE: Searching The New York Times, I found this photo from Salvation Mountain:

Beth Coller
It rang a bell. A quick check of my image files from my visit produced this image, they  must have been taken minutes apart:

As well as an image that mirrors the one at the top of the post!

Tomorrow: East Jesus…

By Professor Batty


Anonymous Shoshanah said...

I bet you were there before the New York Times!

Great pictures.

Blogger Professor Batty said...

I must have been standing right next to her!

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