Day: February 18, 2021

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Photos: Portrait of the São Paulo transvestite scene in the seventies | Culture

16 photos The Brazilian museum IMS dedicates an exhibition to Madalena Schwartz, who photographed sexual diversity in Brazil during the worst years of the dictatorship. The sample is completed by magazines and films that illustrate the historical context in Brazil and photographs of the trans scene in other Latin American countries

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Madalena Schwartz: The lady who portrayed the transvestites of São Paulo in the seventies | Culture

One of the photographs included in the exhibition ‘As metamorfoses’, recently inaugurated in São Paulo. Various models who posed for the portraits of transvestites and transvestites that the photographer Madalena Schwartz, an immigrant born in 1921 in Hungary, made in the 1970s in the Brazilian metropolis.Madalena Schwartz Madalena Schwartz was in the seventies (1921-1993) a […]

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The works of a bar in Seville reveal a fully decorated 12th century Islamic bathroom | Culture

The soon from Mateos Gago street in Seville, a few meters from the cathedral, it has been the busiest of the Islamic baths in the last hundred years; although its clients have not come precisely to bathe, but to get wet inside with the beer from the Giralda bar. The remodeling carried out by the […]

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Belako: it all started making noise in an abandoned factory in Mungia | Culture

The singer from Belako, Cris Lizarraga (Bilbao, 29 years old), remembers the metallurgical factory where they rehearsed their first times: “It gave us freedom, time and the ability to make noise”. He tells it in the first episode of the series documentary Origins, created by SON Estrella Galicia, which opens next Thursday with Belako and […]

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Screenwriter Juan Antonio Porto dies | Culture

The scriptwriter Juan Antonio Porto, at the Film Academy last year in a meeting on ‘Beltenebros’.CINE ACADEMY / Europa Press The scriptwriter Juan Antonio Porto died on Tuesday 16 in Madrid at the age of 84, without the causes of death having been disclosed. Porto was the screenwriter for films like El forest of the […]

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Work is not lacking for Emma Vilarasau | Culture

Emma Vilarasau and Jordi Bosch (back) in ‘The Goat’. “Of course The goat, by Edward Albee, it is the hardest thing we have done ”, says Emma Vilarasau, and the plural, of course, includes the actor Jordi Bosch, with whom he is still at Villarroel. “Hard because of the work and because of the circumstances. […]

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Revive in Madrid ‘El Chochonismo illustrated’ by Costus | Culture

Pedro Almodóvar, the gallery owner Blanca Sánchez and the duo Costus at the opening of ‘El Chochonismo Ilustrado’, in 1981, at the Madrid gallery Fernando Vijande. 1. “You will be stiff on the nerves” …. Sign in to continue reading Just by having an account you can read this article, it’s free Thanks for reading […]

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Richard Sorge: The Ignored Spy Who Made Stalin Win the War | Culture

The spy Richard Sorge, in Japan in 1938.ullstein picture Dtl. / ullstein picture via Getty Images Wars are not won only on the battlefield, but also in the slippery and dangerous world of espionage. In World War II, some lone agents were as important as entire divisions. One of them was Richard Sorge, who obtained […]

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Suketu Mehta: “Trumpists fear that the US will cease to be a white country in 2044” | Culture

The writer Suketu Mehta during the Jaipur Literature Festival (India), in January 2020.Hindustan Times / Hindustan Times via Getty Images The writer Suketu Mehta (Calcutta, 58 years old) combines the narrative skills of the reporter who kicks the sites and the theoretical reflection of someone who has spent years metabolizing the subject matter. During a […]

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The new doors of Burgos Cathedral open a debate on its 800th anniversary | Culture

Recreation of the cover of Burgos Cathedral prepared by Antonio López. Burgos Cathedral it’s anniversary. This Gothic jewel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an emblem of the city, will be – on July 20, 800 – years from the beginning of its construction. The temple faces the anniversary in the midst of a heated […]

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