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Paula Nicho Cúmez
El Peso de Nuestra Historia / The Weight of Our History



Oil on canvas - 32 x 24 in. 
2012


Squatting low amid the coffee plants where she is picking ripe coffee beans, a woman struggles to lift the enormous basket of produce that she has nurtured. Her body bears the traces of all the work she has done to provide for her family.