Incesario
The object is made of burned metal and openwork. It is a fine piece of jewelry that responds to the neoclassical style by the simplicity of the shape and decoration through carved leaves. Its creator Cayetano Buitrón, was a recognized goldsmith, active in…

Rey Pagano (Version 2)
Adonay Duque is one of the key figures in contemporary Venezuelan painting. His work has been the subject of individual exhibitions in prestigious galleries around the world, in cities such as New York, Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Lima, Bogotá, Panama and…

Habitación de Parada (Wall)
Habitación de Parada. Located at the Colonial Art Museum at Anauco House in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo registry by Javier Ramírez in May 2018.

Niño Jesús de una Virgen de La Candelaria
Niño Jesús, artist unknown (late 18th century). Located at the Colonial Art Museum at Anauco House in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo registry by Consuelo Andara in April 2018.

El Buen Pastor
El Buen Pastor, anonymous artist, unknown time period. Located at the Colonial Art Museum at Anauco House in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo registry by Oscar Uzcátegui in April 2018.

Santa Apolonia
This half-length frontal representation of the martyred saint was painted in oil on wood by one of the most important artists of this period. The image is presented dressed in a costume of the eighteenth century and in his hands his attributes (a palm and…

Calavera
Carlos Zerpa began his Skulls series in New York in 1993. Created with ceramic, jewels, paint, and embedded objects, these skulls are (according to Zerpa) an homage to Mexico.


Orgaje I
Carved in mahogany wood, this artwork by Zulian artist Carlos Romero, “Orgage” (a made-up word with “organic” and “geometric”), uses rounded shapes as an expression of natural life and geometric patterns to portray the analytical side of human beings.

Jarrón Chino de la Dinastía Ming
This container is a jar, made during the Ming Dynasty (1573-1620). It is characterized by being narrow at its ends and thickened at the upper part of the body. Elaborated in white porcelain with decorations of flowers and leaves in cobalt blue. The mouth of…