Leonard Knight leaves Salvation Mountain

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Leonard Knight leaves Salvation Mountain

Postby nichols » Mon Feb 27, 2012 6:09 pm

Los Angeles Times

Salvation Mountain is missing its guiding spirit
Leonard Knight, who spent most of three decades painting the adobe-clad monument in the desert, is now 80 and in a convalescent home. The challenge of rescuing the landmark has fallen to his friends and supporters.

By Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times
February 26, 2012
Reporting from Niland, Calif.— Under the warm winter sun, tourists and pilgrims and the just plain curious marvel at the candy-colored pastoral scenes on a painted mound in the desert called Salvation Mountain...

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me ... 4945.story


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