The MNA opens an exhibition of Ricardo Pérez Alcalá

The MNA opens an exhibition of Ricardo Pérez Alcalá

August 5, 2022, 4:01 AM

August 5, 2022, 4:01 AM

The National Museum of Art (MNA), within the framework of the celebration of its 56 years, presents the exposition: The Inquisition, victims and perpetrators, by the master Ricardo Pérez Alcalá.

The exhibition is possible thanks to the donation of Alicia Medrano, who managed the delivery of the collection of oil paintings authored by Pérez Alcalá, who were in Mexico City.

In September 2021, within the framework of the official trip of President Luis Arce, to the VI Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac), the transfer of Pérez Alcalá’s works to the country was ordered.

Later, they went to the Cultural Foundation of the Central Bank of Bolivia (Fcbcb), an entity that currently manages that the paintings are guarded by the National Museum of Artsince, in accordance with its vocation, the MNA (located in La Paz), is the indicated repository for the protection and preservation of cultural assets.

Ricardo Pérez Alcalá is recognized as one of the best watercolorists in Latin America; He was born in Potosí on July 30, 1939 and died in La Paz on August 23, 2013.

His first presentations as a plastic artist date back to 1964, when he made a mural in the Federation of Factory Workers of La Paz. One of his works of great magnitude is the nominated giant sculpture: Boliviamar, 21 meters high.

Lago has exhibited individually since 1985. His works are in collections in Latin America and Europe.

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