Collecting Shells by Maricarmen Villasana - Davidson Galleries
Maricarmen Villasana

Collecting Shells

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Medium: Watercolor
Dimensions: 12 x 16 inches
Signature: Signed

Artist details: Mexican, 1949

In the artist's words: "The warrior represents the inner world and the outerworld. The inner world is the one that we carry impregnated in our being. Are the teachings that our ancestors have left us and the outer world is the nature where we live in. The ancient mexicas had an special respect for objets that came from the ocean which they collected to use in their outfits and at the same time in their surroundings and musical instruments. This warrior carry some of them in his necklace and have some around him."