Month: April 2021

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A planet where only men live who watch their thoughts and five other movies of the week | Culture

This week a science fiction western opens in which the protagonist (Tom Holland) lives on a planet where only men live who can see the thought in Chaos Walking. Also three dramas: Yalda, on Iranian prime-time pardon and death; The Minamata Photographer, director Andrew Levitas’ work with Johnny Depp as photographer W. Eugene Smith, and […]

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Óscar Castro in burning memory | Culture

Óscar Castro, in Santiago de Chile in 2016Ministry of National Assets of Chile When Óscar Castro – an eminent Chilean theater man who died on Sunday in Paris from covid at the age of 73 – decided to stay in his country and not go into exile after the military coup against Salvador Allende in […]

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The Prado renews its exhibition of European art from the 18th century | Culture

Panoramic of room 23 of the Villanueva building, one of those affected by the reorganization of the 18th century collection.Otero Herranz, Alberto / Prado Museum The Prado Museum looks different these days. Some changes are forced and possibly temporary: less public, more security protocols and the rare privilege, on the other hand, of having a […]

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Times of war at the Russian Museum in Malaga | Culture

‘Duel between Peresvet and Chelubei’, by the painter Mikhail Ivanovich Avilov.Garcia-Santos / El Pais The history of mankind could be summed up as a continuous war with little peacetime. It is the same with the Russian empire in any of its stages, from the tsars to the Soviet Union or present-day Russia. His artistic production […]

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The Iberian art that led Picasso to cubism | Culture

The exhibition ‘Picasso Ibero’ will be at the Centro Botín de Santander until September 12.BELEN DE BENITO Pablo Picasso discovered the Iberian art of his birth region, the eastern coast of the Peninsula, in an exhibition at the Louvre Museum in Paris in 1906. Those limestone and clay figures, with simple lines and hieratic expression […]

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Picasso’s journey towards cubism

Picasso’s journey towards cubism

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The Plaza de Las Ventas opens its doors on May 2 after a year of closure | Culture

Take a walk in the Plaza de Las Ventas.Joaquin Arjona The Las Ventas bullring opens its doors this Sunday, May 2, to celebrate a festival to benefit the bullfighting sectors most affected by the pandemic. This show, organized by the Center for Bullfighting Affairs (CAT) of the Community of Madrid, is quite an event because […]

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Necropolis of Thebes: Found the first pregnant Egyptian mummy | Culture

The pregnant Egyptian mummy observed by researchers from the Warsaw Mummy Project.BARTOSZ BAJERSKI bajerski.org A recent radiological investigation of an Egyptian mummy supposedly from royal tombs in the necropolis of Thebes, in southern Egypt, has brought to light the first known case of an embalmed woman who was pregnant. The mummy, which has been examined […]

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‘Mayrapeutics’: Robe Iniesta’s overwhelming symphony that defies all current music trends | Culture

Robe Iniesta during an Extremoduro performance.Juan Aguado / Redferns via Getty Images Maieutics It is a work that defies the current conventions of music, an album that is a 43-minute symphony that overwhelms and exhausts, a work that goes against times where our attention span is more fleeting every day. In an age when three-minute […]

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Ismael Serrano: “Songs are used to fight fear” | Culture

“The pandemic and lockdown have sucked.” There is no possible romanticization for Ismael Serrano (47 years old, Madrid) of the health crisis that we have experienced. Not for him, who recognizes himself as privileged and who, as a singer-songwriter, is used to spending time with time. “Stress and anxiety are shared by everyone,” he asserts. […]

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