The Retrato Vacio by artist Jose De La Barra is an oil on canvas surrealist painting. The expressions and the sensual movements that appear here create mystic allegories about the universe. The artist has created a dream-like world through his expressing the internal and external fantasies of his imagination. The artist De la Barra’s reputation is well known throughout South America and has lead to a long career with exhibitions and awards. His reputation has sent his work all over Europe and North America where he is recognized as one of the most innovative artists of his generation.