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Tikal

Solar Game (2010)

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Several sizes available
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Several supports available (Fine art paper, Metal Print, Canvas Print)
Framing
Framing available (Floating Frame + Under Glass, Frame + Under Acrylic Glass)
The Maya ball game was the first sport in the History of the Humanity, dating at least from 2500 BC. While the game was played casually for simple recreation, including by children and women, the game also had important ritual aspects, and major formal ballgames would be held as ritual events. The game appears in various myths, sometimes...
The Maya ball game was the first sport in the History of the Humanity, dating at least from 2500 BC. While the game was played casually for simple recreation, including by children and women, the game also had important ritual aspects, and major formal ballgames would be held as ritual events.

The game appears in various myths, sometimes as a struggle between day and night deities, or the battles between the gods in the sky and the lords of the underworld. Archaeologists think the ball symbolized the sun and the game re-enacted its apparent orbit around the Earth.

The sun was worshipped as a god and by playing the game, one became somewhat akin to the Sun-God.
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Tikal currently lives and works in Paris. He completed a Master degree in Research and Visual Arts from Paris Sorbonne. He has exhibited in Paris, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and private tuition in South Japan....

Tikal currently lives and works in Paris. He completed a Master degree in Research and Visual Arts from Paris Sorbonne. He has exhibited in Paris, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and private tuition in South Japan. His production ranges from textile designer to interior decoration and fashion.

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