Fátima González was an intern at the CPPC in the winter of 2016. A graduate student in critical theory at the School of Visual Arts and a native of Mexico, Fátima's interest in independent art spaces led us to help her develop a project researching them...
For each work in the Colección Cisneros there are countless stories waiting to be unearthed. Follow art detective Javier Rivero as he tackles the mystery behind 4 enigmatic watercolors from the 19th Century.
Nineteenth-century German artist Ferdinand Bellermann encountered a sublime landscape and ruined his shoes in Venezuela, as we know from the copious notes he took and the many pictures he made during his journeys.
In under three minutes, Rafael Romero outlines the lengthy 1886 voyage along the Orinoco River undertaken by explorer Jean Chaffanjon and artist Auguste Morisot. Morisot’s documentary sketches and photos create a retrospective travelogue.
Curator Jorge Rivas guides us through the diverse works of artist Juan Pedro López. Rivas discusses the role of the artist in 18th Century Venezuela illustrating how differently an artist was perceived then than now.