Maya Ruins Revisited: In the Footsteps of Teobert Maler
Peyton Wright Gallery
October 20, 2020
12.1 X 11.1 X 1.4 inches | 5.8 pounds
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About the Author
William Frej has been photographing Indigenous people for more than forty years while living in Indonesia, Poland, Kazakhstan, and Afghanistan as a career diplomat with the United States Agency for International Development and traveling in other remote, mountainous regions of Asia. His book of black-and-white photographs, Maya Ruins Revisited: In the Footsteps of Teobert Maler (2020), has won fourteen awards. His second book, Seasons of Ceremonies: Rites and Rituals in Guatemala and Mexico (2021), has won eight awards including four "photography book of the year" awards. Travels Across the Roof of the World: A Himalayan Memoir (2022) features color photographs by William Frej and text by Anne Frej.
Khristaan D. Villela is Research Professor of Art History at the University of New Mexico.
Alma Durán-Merk has published extensively in the field of migration ethno-history. Her books include In Our Sphere of Life: German-Speaking Immigrants in Yucatán and their Descendants, 1876-1914, and Villa Carlota: German Settlements in Yucatán, 1864-1897.
Stephan Merk is considered one of the foremost experts on Teobert Maler. He has written two books about Maya Puuc architecture, and has served as a co-editor of Mexicon - Journal of Mesoamerican Studies since 1998.