Thursday, October 29, 2015

Exhibition “Images of Venezuela”

Date: Tuesday 27 October till Monday 21st November
Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Venue: University of Malaya Art Gallery, Level 5, Chancellery Building, University of Malaya, KL.
Free admission

University of Malaya Art Gallery will be the venue of an art exhibition called “Images of the Venezuelan Territories”, which brings together representations of landscapes, homes and cities reproduced in lithographs of major artists such as Armando Reverón, Martin Tovar and Tovar, Manuel Cabré, Federico Brandt, Antonia Azuaje, among others.

Venezuelan visual arts started as a creative inspiration of European influence, but then in XIX Century began offering images and themes extolling heroes and episodes of independence, until reaching the social factor that involves the creation of diverse landscapes, giving meaning to the abundance in the most authentic and intense expression of the purest artistic movements that have been booming in Venezuela.

Today, many advances have been achieved on the path to the socialization of arts, path that poses many challenges for moving towards a revolution of the visual arts, in accordance with the guidelines set in the Constitution of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, that acknowledge Venezuela as a multi-ethnic and pluricultural country.

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