A Quarter of a Century Ago This Artist Isolated Himself in the Desert. When We Saw His Work… Wow

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For over 25 years something amazing has been happening in the New Mexico desert, though you would never know it at first glance. That’s because artist Ra Paulette has tirelessly worked – totally alone – to create the most breathtakingly unusual works of art, which are simply hidden away from sight. His methods, and the results, have to be seen to be believed.

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Of course, the arid plains of northern New Mexico aren’t the kind of place you’d normally expect to stumble across such awe-inspiring art. Indeed, the mountainous landscape is more Breaking Bad than Botero.

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