11 by 14 inches matted print
Gerald Dawavendewa (Hopi & Cherokee)
When Taawa crosses the sky there is a time when Muuyaw travels opposite of Taawa that they face each other with Tuuwaqatsi who stands between them. Taawa brings light to the fourth world that does not shine full upon Muuyaw.
This artwork series celebrates this long history of the Hopi people as sky watches and early astronomers. Living in a desert environment where life is a delicate balance, understanding and interpreting part of the earth and cosmos helps in living in a challenging environment.
This series is titled "Codex Taawa", the Hopi word Taawa translates to Sun. This name relates to many of the images which depicts various celestial events. Other designs related to the Hopi migrations and emergence stories.This series is titled "Codex Taawa", the Hopi word Taawa translates to Sun. This name relates to many of the images which depicts various celestial events. Other designs related to the Hopi migrations and emergence stories.
Includes a description of artwork, information on the indigenous culture inspired from and biography of the artist.
Artwork is printed on heavy weight acid free matte paper using archival ink that is smudge, fade and water resistant. As in any artwork, please keep out direct sunlight. Print is matted with bevel cut buffered-pH neutral matte board and backed with acid free 100% recycled board. Art framed in matte board measures 11 by 14 inches (27.9 by 35.5 cm) and packaged in a clear resealable envelope.
Frame shows the display possibilities and is not included. Print will fit a standard frame size.