Founded in 2009, Galeria de Arte 5ta Avenida helps visitors obtain one of a kind, authentic art that is inspired by the customs and traditions of Mexico.
The gallery features Art of Tzutujil. One of the smallest of the ethnic groups that made up the Mayan culture, the Tzutujil tribe began painting in 1920. The most common settings in their paintings are markets, dances, harvests, dances and religious ceremonies; their art often features important members of the community.
They also have art by Ricardo Campero. His works involve detailed textures, architectural shapes and layers and bold and vivid colors. His work has been compared to Rufino Tamayo and Alfaro Psiqueiros. They have Manuel Zardain work, which captures the spirit of Mexico with paintings of things like Mexican fiestas in vivid oil paint.
They also have Felix Aguilar photography. For one of his collections., he spent over ten years photographing the Tarahumara people in the remote Sierra Madre. He is currently working on a collection called 'Dreams: Spaces in Time," which includes photography from various regions of Mexico.
Galeria de Arte 5ta Avenida is located near the middle of downtown Playa del Carmen.
In case you do not find the product you are shopping for at Galeria de Arte, you could check out some other interesting specialty shops in this general area, like Yucatek Dive Center, and Tank-Ha. Read through the table below to get some insight into a wider range of stores close to this location.
|Yucatek Dive Center||Dive Shop||0.0 mi.||Northeast|
|Tank-Ha||Dive Shop||0.1 mi.||East|
|Playa Scuba||Dive Shop||--||--|
|Phantom Dive Center||Dive Shop||0.3 mi.||Northeast|
|Studio Blue Carmen||Dive Shop||0.3 mi.||South-Southwest|
Aside from stores and shopping, there are a handful of local landmarks that you could visit while you are in downtown Playa del Carmen. If visiting a lighthouse is something you'll enjoy, go ahead and linger at El Faro Lighthouse. On the other hand, if you'd rather check out a historical site, then you may want to consider . You will also find some other interesting activities and restaurants within just a couple miles.
Location: Avenida Cinco, downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Phone: (984) 879-3389
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