To the joy of having a piece of Peruvian Art
hanging on your wall, add a fragment of Peruvian History. Each of my Peruvian
Series paintings has a brief cultural or historic note in the Certificate of
Authenticity document. Go to “Peruvian Art” or “Peruvian Icons” and choose from
You can get an 8” x 10” high quality print
(artist approved and certified), mounted on an 11” x 14” mat for $50.00 (incl.
tax) + shipping. No extra charge for the
culture and history!
PERU is a land of joy,
rhythm, vibrant colours and unique flavours. A country that is the reflection
of the influences from more than 1500 years of Pre-Inca and Inca Empire legacy
and immigrant cultures, as well as the richness of their natural geographical
zones: the coast, the Andean highlands and the jungle.
Growing up, I fell in love with this unique fusion of
the culture, traditions and flavours of four different continents co-existing
harmoniously and combining the “Pre-Inca” and “Inca staples” with European,
African and Asian influences. How I cannot? Peru offers an empire of hidden
treasures and is home to ancient cultures and a rich colonial tradition!The
diversity, color, creativity and multiple functions of Peru's folk art has made
it a fundamental activity of Peru's cultural identity.
Peru boasts one of the largest
varieties of Arts and Crafts on Earth and is steeped in centuries of history,
imbued with pre-Hispanic shapes and symbols which have merged with others
brought over by the Spaniards. Peru has forged a multiple and complex identity
which is paradoxically one of the reasons why Peruvian arts and crafts are
tending to shift towards naïf art, lending their works a touch of innocence.
Currently I focus all my
efforts in what I call “My Peruvian Series”. In these paintings are represented
some Icons from the Pre-Inca and Inca times and country scenes of daily live,
rescued from vivid memories that a cosmopolitan and modern Peru could not ever
make me forget. I came from a land of traditions, a land of cultural baggage…a
land of wonders!