This building is a magnificent example of the Madrid Baroque. Its décor, with trompe-l'oeil architecture and frescoes, produces a sensation of unreal space. It was completed in various stages, with the participation of leading artists of the day.
It is housed in what was formerly the Governor's House, a building over five centuries old in the historic centre of Vegueta. Its purpose is to study, research and disseminate the history of the Canary Islands and their relationship with the Americas.
She has recently received the National Modern Music Award. This is one of a long list of acknowledgements of her talent and musical career, which also include an honorary Grammy Latino for lifetime achievement.
This is one of the famous polychrome figures from the Altamira cave, although in fact it only has two colours: black and red ochre. The polychrome effect is produced by the colour of the rock and the transparency of the painting.
History of the relations between Japan and Spain at the start of the Modern Age.
Sketchbooks and art notebooks belonging to several artists who trained in Rome in the 18th century.
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