Jesús Helguera (1910-1971)     Mexican painter who married the heroic Aztec image to Catholicism. For any one growing up in SoCal in the 70′s this style of art was everywhere. It completely reminds me of LA and the Chicano culture boom of the period.

Puro Hispana Jesús Helguera Mexican painter who married the heroic Aztec image to Catholicism. For any one growing up in SoCal in the this style of art was everywhere. It completely reminds me of LA and the Chicano culture boom of the period.

Guatemala, Maya culture Late Classic period (A.D. 600–900) c. 600–800

Mayan painted clay statue from the Tik'al archaeological site. Figure of a God from the burial site of Yax Nuun Ayiin I. The website explains a great deal about Mayan art history.

Ancient Precolumbian double-headed sculpture, found in the area surrounding the Gulf Coast of Mexico

"Remojadas Double-Faced, Triple-Eyed Head" Culture: Pre-Columbian, Classic period of the Veracruz, Mexico Date:

Gold aurei of the Twelve Caesars, Early Imperial/Flavian period, circa 69-96 AD, Roman, gold and amethyst.

DesertRose///Gold aurei of the Twelve Caesars, Early Imperial/Flavian period, circa AD, Roman, gold and amethyst.

Uxmal, Yucatan, Mexico. Built during the Classic period, Uxmal is the most famous of the ruins in the Puuc region. Its architecture is considered one of the masterpieces of the old civilization. (V)

Yucatan: Uxmal Maya building ~ Uxmal is an ancient Maya city of the classical period in present-day Mexico. It is considered one of the most important archaeological sites of Maya culture, along with Palenque, Chichén, and Calakmul.

Figura  antropomorfa masculina Cultura Veraruz Mexico  Periodo: 600- 900 d.C.

Figura antropomorfa masculina Cultura Veraruz Mexico Periodo: 600- 900 d.C.

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