Huichol Mexican Folk Art Day Of The Dead Our Eagle Mother Yarn Art -luis Castro For Sale
Welcome to Peyote People. We have an office in Toronto, Canada for your convinience but are based in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico where we have run a Native Folk Art Gallery since 1997 that works directly with the Huichol artists and their families.
This is an extraordinary yarn painting that measures 12" x12" in diameter.The artist,Luis Castro comes from one of the most important families in Huichol art. His great grandfather Hilario Castro was a well respected shaman in the late 1960's, his grandfather Daniel Castro was one of the pioneers of the yarn art in the 1970's and his father is one of the best recognized yarn artist andrecently placed 2nd in the Nayarit State Art competition. Luisis undoubtably becommingone of the most collected Huichol artists and recently showed his work in the British Museum during their show last fall on Moctezuma Aztec Ruler. Luis' incredible attention to detail and subtle color combinations sincerely set his work above the rest. For him the skeletons represent his ancestors and pays hommage to them and thetraditions they have left to them by protraying them making the traditional offerings and ceremonies neccessary toappease their gods.
Please note that the winner will be able to choose betweeneconomy and expidited shipping. Pay only$9 for shipping from Mexico by registered air mail, estimated transit time 2-3weeks or Expidited air couier for $18 for faster 7-10day transit time to your doorwith a tracking number. Paypal is accepted; Personal checks take 14days to clear!!!! We are always more than happyto save you on the shipping by combinging orders, you can generally save over 50% on the shipping and sometimes getfree shipping on your second and third pieces if you purchasemultiple items.
Please feel free to write us if you have any questions regarding anything in our collection, or the Huichol we work with.Peyote Peoplehas been recognized by the Huichol Traditional Government of San Andres Cohamiata for its work in the community and started a Fair Trade co-operative that promotes cultural authenticity by working with Huichol that actually live in the Sierra, because unlike the urban Huichol that live in the city, the Sierra Huichol are actively involved in the preservation of their cultures traditions.
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Huichol Mexican Folk Art Day Of The Dead Our Eagle Mother Yarn Art -luis Castro: $129