As a fifth-generation Andean tapestry weaver, Maximo Laura has emerged as an award-winning, pre-eminent and unique South American tapestry weaver.
He lives and works in Lima, and uses his Peruvian personal history and ancestral knowledge to create contemporary art in the form of tapestry – weaving his life-long study of art history and literature with Andean techniques, symbols, memories, myths and rituals into beautiful Andean tapestry.
Not only is Mr. Laura an amazing weaver, creating contemporary art that has been enjoyed around the world – his tapestries are displayed in the World Bank in Washington DC, the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris and the National Museum of Peruvian Culture.
Since his first exhibition in 1985, there have been over 140 exhibitions in more than 29 countries.
Now, you can own a beautiful, contemporary Maximo Laura tapestry to bring some unique art into your space.