Country report venezuela pt2

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Country report venezuela pt2

  1. 1. Venezuela Part 2 By Eric James
  2. 2. Art• Venezuela’s art was originally inspired by religion.• Began emphasizing historical events and heroes during the late 19th century.• Modernism became prevalent in the 20th Century.• Notable Artists: Arturo Michelena, Cristobal Rojas, Armando Reveron, Manuel Cabre, Jesus-Rafael Soto, Carlos Cruz- Diez, and Yucef Merhi.
  3. 3. Music• Venezuela’s national musical instrument is the cuatro.• Common musical styles originated in the llanos area.• Zulian gaita is popular near Christmas time.• National dance is the joropo.
  4. 4. Literature• Originated shortly after the Spanish conquest of indigenous people. – Heavy Spanish influence.• Romanticism emerged during the Venezuelan War of Independence.• Major writers, poets, and novelists: Andres Eloy Blanco, Fermin Toro, Romulo Gallegos, Teresa de la Parra, Arturo Uslar Pietri, Adriano Gonzalez Leon, Miguel Otero Silva, Mariano Picon Salas, Andres Bello, Laureano Vallenilla Lanz, and Jose Gil Foroul.
  5. 5. Sources• Wikipedia – en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venezuela• images.google.com

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