About the Painting
Garr has always been fascinated by mythology, and has fully embraced Aztec and Mayan Mythology, in particular.
This digital painting is an envisioning of a power event at the Pyramid Of Kukulkan on the winter solstace in 2012 – the day the Mayan long count expired, and the cycle was reset.
This pyramid served as a temple to the Mayan god Kukulkan (the Aztec god Quetzalcoatl).
Hovering above the pyramid can be seen a flaming Hunab-Ku – an Aztec symbol representing the “One Being.” It encompasses all opposites in the universe, and unites them as one: male and female, dark and light, conscious and unconscious, internal and external, etc. — a Mesoamerican version of Yin and Yang. This symbol for Hunab-Ku comes from the 16th century Codex Magliabechiano, a document drawn by Aztec artists of the time.
On the left, an ethereal group of Aztec dancers have materialised to perform the transformation ritual, while the Aztec calendar appears on the right, with lines of force energising it for a new cycle of about 5,000 years.
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Digital art resembling a watercolour, reproduced on high-quality watercolour paper — Size (W x H): 48cm x 33cm (19in x 13in).