The building is part of the itinerary on any tour of the historic centre of San Cristóbal de la Laguna, and is a focal point for the urban layout of the entrance to the city. Of particular note on the interior are the coffering and the paintings.
The museum stands in the original setting of the archaeological site, so during their tour visitors can get a good idea of all the features of the Roman baths. There is also an exhibition of the remains found in the excavations.
A key figure in conceptual art in Spain and winner of the 2007 National Plastic Arts Award, he has recently received the Gold Medal for Merit in Fine Arts. The MUSAC in León is currently hosting an updated version of his 1991 project.
This piece dates from the 6th century B.C. and is exceptional for the quality of the gold used in its manufacture and for its decoration, which reveals an orientalising influence and shows a sunken relief of opposing heads of a warrior and a lion.
It was set up with the aim of promoting the Spanish language as a valuable resource for generating business.
In Europe between the 17th and 19th centuries, art and power were intermingled in series of commemorative medals.
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