“New Acquisitions” (Nuevas Adquisiciones) is the name of the exhibit that the Costa Rican Art Museum chose to celebrate its 40th anniversary with all art lovers in Costa Rica. The exhibit is available in the Temporary Room and gathers a selection of 36 works.
Between April 2016 and April 2018 the Costa Rican art Museum acquired 131 works of art through purchases and donations by artists and collectors, which include paints, drawings, sculptures, and engravings that date from 1899 to 2018.
“This new acquisitions reaffirm the national heritages, since the Museum is the custodian of an institutional collection that includes over 6 thousand pieces from national and international artists. The enrichment of the Museum’s collection is one of the ways in which grow our patrimony, in other words country’s cultural memory. The vision of our artists allows us to known ourselves and recognize ourselves as a country”, commented Sofía Soto Maffioli, Director of the Costa Rican Art Museum.
“New Acquisitions” will present works by Enrique Echandi, Dairine Vanston, Víctor Manuel Bermúdez, Francisco Zúñiga, Claudio Carazo, Magda Santonastasio, Flora Langlois, Sonia Romero, Grace Herrera, Alberto Murillo, Rosella Matamoros and Luciano Goizueta.
The Museum is open from Tuesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the entrance is free of charge.