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De la tierra y los cielos Contemporary Icons

March 15 – July 8, 2007

These contemporary icon paintings, by Javier Chavira, portrayed various individuals who have lived as “messengers of compassion”. Each piece bears a sacred heart, and is adorned to represent their divine love for humanity.

Participating Artists

Javier Chavira


Kraft Gallery committee – Silvia Rivera, Oscar Sánchez, and Gabriel Villa

Organizing Institution

National Museum of Mexican Art

Displayed at

Kraft Gallery