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Visiones e Historia: Mayan Paintings From Guatemala

Visiones e Historia: Mayan Paintings From Guatemala

by Paula Nicho Cumez & Pedro Rafaél González Chavajay | March, 2017

Latino Arts, in collaboration with Northern Illinois University (NIU), exhibited Visiones e Historia: Mayan Paintings from Guatemala. This exhibition brought together a collection of paintings by contemporary Mayan artists from Guatemala, Paula Nicho Cumez and Pedro Rafaél González Chavajay. A mesmerizing collection of paintings that evoke the visual juxtapositions of surrealism and the layered wonder and narrative of magical realism, all set on the stage of Guatemalan folklore and tradition. This exhibit was on view from March 10 – June 30, 2017.