Sol de Luna Nueva
Sunshine of the New Moon
Throughout time humans have been looking around and appropriating both raw materials and "ready mades" to help create the world they want to live in. Enterprising individuals in contemporary times weave plastic grocery bags into rugs and sew juice boxes into market bags.
We are no longer surprised when artists turn discarded items into sculpture or utilize newspaper print and magazine imagery in collages. More surprising is how far back in art history artists have found creative inspiration from unlikely sources. An annotated guide will introduce you to works in the CMA collection that illuminate this practice.
Note: The parade theme helps to unify parade entries, especially the major ensembles. Groups are not required to follow it, but may find it a helpful guide in designing their own entries.
See parade history for past themes.