Santo Domingo: Banco Popular Dominicano, 2001. color plates, bio, bibl., cat., color pict. d.j. Item #66889
MAJOR PRESENTATION on the many works of art which make up the collection of the Banco Popular Dominicano. Since 1963 the Banco has participated in the promotion of national arts through the acquisition of paintings, drawings and sculptures by artists either already known or emerging artist who need the support of institutions which believe in Dominican values. Among the tendencies shown by the collection of the Banco, the main ones are: landscapes, paintings of customs, architectural monuments, still life, the human figure, and within the latter, the treatment of faces and portraits. Includes catalogue of 832 pieces, a section with biographical notes of 109 artists, and a synopsis of Dominican art from 1844-2000, with important facts in the political, economic, and cultural history of the Dominican Republic. Lavishly illustrated with many full page color reproductions and with all its historical and aesthetic richness this is a BASIC REFERENCE. PRINTED OUTSIDE OF COMMERCE. SPANISH AND ENGLISH TEXT.