salvation mountain

Not “salvation hill” but “salvation mountain” leonard knight (*1931 – † 2014) had modesty named his work. In the dry, hot climate of california he got hidden by a stroke of enlightenment. “bible”, “jesus loves you”, “god! is to be read with giant letters. He had plastered tons of clay mixed with straw on the hill and painted everything clorful. Two waterfalls with flowers and as mentioned in giant letters”god is love” and “say jesus i’m a sinner, please come upon my body and into my heart”. Well, the hill of the outsider artist kneight made it. It became a national cultural monument of the usa in 2002.

dedicated to my friend burkhard koch

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