October 25, 2013

Escadaria Selarón

 Jorge Selarón's tribute to the Brazilian people. The Chilean artist renovated a totally destroyed steps running right in front of his house. 250 steps measuring 125 metres are covered in over 2000 tiles collected from over 60 countries around the world. Most of the tiles were donated by visitors from all around the world.
The artist claimed:  "This crazy and unique dream will only end on the day of my death".
Selarón was found dead January 10, 2013, on the famous steps (cit. Wiki).

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