A 1990 Volkswagen Beetle becomes a canvas for the symbols, milestones and stories of the deeply spiritual culture of the Huichol, or Wixaritari, communities of Nayarit and Jalisco in Mexico. The piece of art is at the National Museum of the American Indian in the District through May 6.
March 19, 2012 More than 2 million tiny glass beads and nearly 35 pounds of fabric, paint, yarn and resin adorn the Volkswagen Beetle, called "Vochol." Among the designs are images of deer, the culture's most revered animal. Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post Buy Photo