SKU: ARMJ-1005

Armando Jimenez and Antonia Carrillo
Arrazola, Oaxaca, Mexico, 2010
Wood painted with acrylic paints
(12" w. x 15" d. x 11" h.)


Armando Jimenez and Antonia Carrillo. Arrazola, Oaxaca, 2010. (Photograph © Anthony Hart Fisher, 2010)

Brothers Armando and Moises Jimenez are the grandsons of the master woodcarver Manuel Jimenez, of Arrazola, Oaxaca. Manuel Jimenez is generally acknowledged as the father of Oaxacan woodcarving, who turned the small farming village on the slopes of Monte Alban into a boom town. Armando and Moises work with their wives, Antonia Carrillo and Oralia Cardenas, and their children.

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