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Ajaw Hear of Sky

Ajaw Hear of Sky

This is a unique work

Jocelyn Akwaba Matignon - 1961 - Guadeloupe

100 x 81cm

Acrylic on Canvas


Regular price Dhs. 55,000.00
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Heart of heaven and heart of earth. It's a work that refers to “AJAW”, the great creator among the Mayan people, who links earth and sky and speaks to mankind. At the bottom of the canvas are glyphs taken from a Mayan codex. On top, at the end, we see a kneeling “kioukan” who, with one hand, is sending water from the sky, in the form of a shower or drops of water, back down to earth. It can be imagined as a great thank-you to heaven and earth; the kneeling “kioukan thanking heaven and earth.

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