Jose M. Ramirez

City of stone
Location: Weston
Nationality: Venezuelan
Biography: Born in Caracas, Venezuela. Artist, teacher, researcher and consultant. His work has been shown in multiple collective exhibitions: among them the Art Hall of Aragua, the Arturo Michelena Room, the Velada Santa Lucía. He has exhibited... read on
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City of stone
Credits: jose m. ramirez
Date of Work: 09/11/18 - Ongoing
Updated: 11/24/19
“All, all are sleeping on the hill.

  One passed in a fever,
  One was burned in a mine,
  One was killed in a brawl,
  One died in a jail,
  One fell from a bridge toiling for children and wife—
  All, all are sleeping, sleeping, sleeping on the hill.”

Excerpt From: Edgar Lee Masters. “Spoon River Anthology.”

Images from the "Cementerio general del Sur" (Southern general cemetery), the largest cemetery in Caracas-Venezuela, June 2015.


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The guardians of Edgewood

By Jose M. Ramirez — Edgewater is a small city near Orlando, Florida, created along the Indian river and close to the Mosquito Lagoon. Its name implies, according to..

Lucia de Siracusa

By Jose M. Ramirez — Light is a phenomenon of which we only appreciate its visual manifestation. Losing the eyes, as it happened to Lucia de Siracusa, is a metaphor of..

Paraguaná: Dilemas luminiscentes

By Jose M. Ramirez — To photograph the peninsula of Paraguaná, in the Falcón State of Venezuela, is to choose the place of light by autonomasia, its..

Transmuted Erotica

By Jose M. Ramirez — The notion of erotic pleasure, although it is related to the body, can be altered if that vision of the body is total, internal; if we put the..


By Jose M. Ramirez — This series was inspired by a vision and a memory: the vision of a swimmer who monotonously crossed the pool from one side to the other, while I..

No Ávila

By Jose M. Ramirez — This photographic series addresses the definition of the city through the presentation of an apparent antagonism between two icons: El Cerro Avila..


By Jose M. Ramirez — The 16th century offered us the greatest concentration of relevant women in the history of humanity. Influent women who silently moved the policy..

East or West?

By Jose M. Ramirez — The horizon is not a physical reality, but a spatial reference, the circular range of visual perception. It is where the gaze goes to for location,..
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