Day: February 19, 2021

Culture

CA2M: Cecilia Vicuña or failure as an act of artistic resistance | Culture

The work of Cecilia Vicuña (Santiago, 73 years old) is exhibited for the first time in Spain to illuminate, says the title of the exhibition, failure. Cecilia Vicuña. Verify failure enlightened brings together more than one hundred works by the poet, visual artist and activist at CA2M, the Centro Dos de Mayo de Móstoles, in […]

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The journalist Pedro Simón wins the Primavera Prize with his novel ‘Los ingratos’ | Culture

The work The ungrateful by the journalist Pedro Simón (Madrid, 50 years old) has won the Primavera de Novela Prize in its twenty-fifth edition, endowed with 100,000 euros. At the press conference, held this Friday, the author defined that his book portrays “the children of a decolonized generation, Spain without a seatbelt, those who knew […]

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The Junta de Andalucía addresses the development of a comprehensive plan to promote the fighting bull | Culture

Wild cattle in a pasture in Córdoba.Raúl Caro Cadenas / Europa Press The Junta de Andalucía has taken the first step towards the elaboration of a comprehensive plan for the promotion of the fighting bull by holding a telematic meeting with the General Secretariats of the Ministries of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Sustainable Development; Tourism, […]

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The Planets launch the provocative ‘The King of Spain’ | Culture

From left to right, Florent, Julián Méndez, Banin Fraile, Jota and Eric Jiménez (The complete planets), in Granada in 2017.Juan Palma Three days ago, rapper Pablo Hasél entered prison to serve a sentence for glorifying terrorism and insults to the Crown. Today, The Planets publish The king of Spain, a song that, according to the […]

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The repression of desire

Herman Hesse’s novel Narciso and Goldmundo, Published in 1930 and set in the Middle Ages, it reflects on the dichotomy between the spiritual and the natural, between the rigor of asceticism and the call of the sensitive, of the will to live and to experiment. Each of the roles that personify duality, monks of an […]

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A ‘blanchard’ reopens the debate over the temporary partition of the Prado and Reina Sofía works

The Prado Museum has approved the purchase of a painting by María Blanchard, the great lady of Cubism who was part of the group of creators who contributed to the birth of the artistic avant-garde. However, 15 works by the painter, five of them exhibited in a room, belong to the Museo Reina Sofía collection. […]

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‘Between us’: Secret love on the landing | Culture

One day, at a dinner at the home of some acquaintances, the Italian Filippo Meneghetti, 41, was told about two widows, neighbors on the landing, close friends for decades. “The architecture of the film was born from that anecdote, because there I found a geography of self-exclusion and censorship, but the characters are nevertheless based […]

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‘New order’: Mexico, maybe tomorrow | Culture

Certain elites seem to feel immune to what is happening outside their privileged bubbles of power: economic, social, political. We have seen it in a good handful of cases in this time of real pandemic, and we noticed it in a similar way in the first act of the very interesting political parable New order, […]

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The RAE dictionary reaches one billion queries in one year | Culture

A girl consults in the ‘Dictionary’ in April 2020 the word quarantine.JAIME VILLANUEVA The Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) may not have seen itself in a long time before such a changing reality and with such a direct impact on the language and its work. If first it was the inclusion in the last update of […]

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’14 days, 12 nights’: Grief and forgiveness | Culture

Set between Canada and Vietnam, this melodrama traces a round trip in the lives of two women marked by a tragic motherhood. Two women united by a duel and by the catharsis of forgiveness, especially themselves. As it happened in one of the movies of the season, Fragments of a woman, here the prologue is […]

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