art OF Guatemala
RODOLFO ABULARACH • Born in Guatemala City (1933). • Painter and printmaker. • In 1958 he started studying in New York City. • Beginning in the mid 1960’s, he began basing his work on the human eye. • Recognized as one of Latin America’s most distinguished artists.
Arnoldo Ramirez Amaya • Born in Guatemala City in 1944. • Draftsman, painter, sculptor and printmaker. • Considered one of the greatest artists of Guatemala • Trained in graphic design at the Universidad Autónoma in Mexico City. • His work focuses on social and political situation.
Luis Gonzalez Palma • Born in 1957, the artist grew up in Guatemala City. • His mode of art is photography. • Has presented his work in more than 58 expositions in America and Europe. • His photography focuses on the struggle of the indigenous Mayans. • Uses sepia tints in all of his photographs.
MayanHuipil • From the Nahuatl uipilli, meaning blouse or dress. • Form of Mayan clothing worn by indigenous women. • Design and patterns may represent the wearer's village, marital status, and personal beliefs.