Heaven Sent

“Héctor Puig’s collection of hand-carved wooden saints captures the spirit of Puerto Rico’s rich cultural history.”

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“The wooden saint pieces look too humble, too simple, to be highly respected works of art. But beneath the 40 coats of paint that some of these figures wear are histories and legacies — the life’s work of a group of dedicated Puerto Rican carvers, known as santeros, whose knives found beauty and spirituality within the wood.”