In 2011 Maximo Laura was designated as one of Peru’s Living Treasures. This important award is given, following UNESCO guidelines, to an artist whose role is to preserve and elevate the culture of their homeland.
the magestic splendor of the lights and shadows of the andes has been captured BY the work of maximo laura one of peru’s most renowned weavers
The Andes is a magical place where light and shadows play an elaborate dance with the mountains and villages, from sunrise to sunset, the natural beauty of the landscapes blend with the traditions and cultures that have been flourishing for centuries.
Award Winning Artist, Maximo Laura, was born in the Andean town of Ayacucho, is a 5th generation weaver who has been capturing the essence and magic of the Andes through his hand woven tapestries for more than 30 years. Inch by inch, the natural and cultural essence of Peru is carefully portrayed, bringing together a millenary tradition with a contemporary vision.
Anyone who has visited the Andes and seen its majestic beauty, has experienced memories that will last a lifetime.
You can now experience the awe-inspiring beauty of the Andes through the complex tapestries by Maximo Laura, where the colors and textures of Peru intertwine through its threads to bring the essence of the Andes to your home.bring a piece of the andes to your home - shop here
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Complex tapestries intertwine Peruvian tradition and contemporary aesthetic.