Day: March 22, 2021

Culture

The teacher’s savings already enrich the Prado rooms | Culture

Visitors to the exhibition ‘The legacy of Carmen Sánchez. The last lesson ‘in the Prado Museum, Madrid.Andrea Comas placeholder image The teacher Carmen Sánchez García died in Madrid in July 2016, at the age of 86. In his will, the Prado Museum was listed as the universal heir, to which he left his savings, 758,646.18 […]

Read More
Culture

Palma City Council eliminates Admirals Churruca, Gravina and Cervera from the street because of “their fascist origin” | Culture

The mayor of Palma, José Hila, in the center, with other municipal representatives, today Monday in the lobby of the Town Hall.PALMA CITY COUNCIL Cosme Damián Churruca never lowered the flag. He faced each other on the deck of the Saint John Nepomuk six English ships at the Battle of Trafalgar (1805). He died on […]

Read More
Culture

Jorge Lozano, a life in semiotics | Culture

Jorge Lozano, editorial secretary of the Revista de Occidente, during the presentation of a special issue of the magazine on narrative in a ceremony held this afternoon at the Ortega y Gasset Foundation in 1989. The semiotic expert Jorge Lozano (La Palma, 1951) died at the age of 69 this Monday. Lozano was a complex […]

Read More
Culture

Ai Weiwei: “The West is losing its values”

The world will have to fight to protect freedom of expression and democracy after the pandemic if it wants to build a “true immune system” for society. The alarm bell is raised by Ai Weiwei (Beijing, 63 years old), Chinese artist persecuted by his government. Alert that China “has won” the strategic battle to the […]

Read More
Culture

Adam Zagajewski, a poet who caught the power of everyday life | Culture

Adam Zagajewski, in October 2019 in Bialystok (Poland).Artur Reszko / EFE I am surprised, on the night of poetry day (in which so much false poetry is cackled), the news of the death of the enormous Polish poet Adam Zagajewski while I am working on a translation of the American poet Louise Glück, 2020 Nobel […]

Read More
Culture

Exhibitions: Rock Almost Saved Yugoslavia | Culture

Selected texts on Josip Broz Tito, by the writer Miroslav Krleza. Edited by Suzy in 1980. The cover is the work of Mirko Ilic. May 25, 1987. The Partizan Stadium in Belgrade – then called the Yugoslav People’s Army – houses what would end up being the penultimate Youth Day, the pompous annual celebration coinciding […]

Read More
Culture

Dita Kraus, the woman who survived Auschwitz … and the coronavirus | Culture

Dita Kraus, at her home in Netanya (Israel), with a copy of her autobiography, published in English by Penguin. “During the many hours that I spend in the hospital bed, in a kind of sleepless sleep, my mind wanders into the dark cellar of my memory. There are the memories, locked up for decades, too […]

Read More
Culture

A step with Sen Senra through his favorite corners of Madrid | Culture

Sen Senra have made their way with force in Spanish pop since in 2019 he published Sensations, an album that made an artist stand out difficult to classify, a skillful and young mixer of trap, trip-hop and electronics with a lot of pop character that knows how to hook listeners of his generation, but also […]

Read More
Culture

This is the Danish ‘Another Round’, the favorite for the Oscar for best international film

Finally, on April 9, one of the jewels that was premiered during the last San Sebastián festival, with a prestigious Cannes official selection, finally arrives in Spanish theaters: Another round, by Thomas Vinterberg. The story centers on four high school teachers who decide to start drinking to go to school in tune … and by […]

Read More
Culture

Polish poet Adam Zagajewski, 2017 Princess of Asturias Award for Literature, dies | Culture

Adam Zagajewski, at his home in Krakow in 2017.LISBETH SALAS “Wherever one cuts life, always part in two halves.” When the Polish poet Adam Zagajewski was awarded the 2017 Princess of Asturias Award for Letters, that phrase from his biography served to define the existence of the writer, who died today, precisely on World Poetry […]

Read More