El Caribe precolombino, Fray Ramón Pané y el universo taíno


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Texts by José R. Oliver and Colin McEwan

Exhibition Catalog, Museu Barbier-Mueller d’art precolombí, Barcelona, 2008, Fundación Caixa Galicia, Santiago de Compostela, 2008-2009, Museo de América, Madrid, 2009

Co-published: Museu Barbier-Mueller d’art precolombí and Fundación Caixa Galicia

285 pages, 140 illustrations

Lay hermit, companion, and chronicler of Christopher Columbus during his second voyage, Brother Ramón Pané leads us through his fascinating account into the world of the Taíno: their social and political organization, beliefs, and religious practices. The result of a collaboration between the British Museum in London, the Museu Barbier-Mueller d’art precolombí, and the Museo de América in Madrid, this exhibition presents, for the first time in Spain, the major Taíno artworks from the renowned British institution.