Dr. Maya Jiménez


About Dr. Maya Jiménez

Dr. Maya Jiménez is Contributing Editor for Twentieth-Century Latin American Art. She received her Ph.D. from the Graduate Center, CUNY, where she focused on the transatlantic dialogues between Latin American and European modern art. She currently teaches at Pace University and Borough of Manhattan Community College.






Costumbrismo
Stereotypical folkloric scenes were widely circulated, shaping perceptions of Latin America at home and abroad.

Costumbrismo









Mesoamerica before European colonization
The Aztecs knew Teotihuacan as the “city of the gods” and revered it. But who were the people who built it?

Teotihuacan