Series of illustrations of four of the main aztec gods made with watercolor, gouache and metallic paintings to represent the different materialities of the physical and the spiritual.

Quetzalcoatl, the Aztec god of wind, air, and learning, wears around his neck the "wind breastplate" ehecailacocozcatl, "the spirally voluted wind jewel" made of a conch shell.

Tezcatlipoca was a central deity in Aztec religion. He is  the night sky, the night winds, hurricanes, the north, the earth, obsidian, enmity, discord, rulership, divination, temptation, jaguars, sorcery, beauty, war and strife.

Tlaloc is a member of the pantheon of gods in Aztec religion. As supreme god of the rain, Tlaloc is also a god of earthly fertility and of water. He was widely worshipped as a beneficent giver of life and sustenance.

Huitzilopochtli is a deity of war, sun, human sacrifice, and the patron of the city of Tenochtitlan. Huitzilopochtli was known as the primary god of war in ancient Mexico.

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