Day: April 8, 2021

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Two philologists aspire to chair i of the RAE, which was occupied by Margarita Salas | Culture

The philologist and writer Paloma Díaz-Mas, in July 2020 in Vitoria. Two women aspire to enter the Royal Spanish Academy to occupy the chair i of the institution, vacant due to the death of the scientist Margarita Salas, on November 7, 2019. They are the philologist Dolores Corbella, 61, and the philologist and writer Paloma […]

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The Royal Theater identifies a contagion in the massive screening of the last three days | Culture

Yolanda Auyanet (Norma) during the interpretation of ‘Casta Diva’, by Bellini.Javier del Real / Teatro Real The Royal Theater has made public this Thursday in a statement that it carried out 453 coronavirus analyzes on its workers between April 5 and 7. On the first day of screening, one positive was detected among the 56 […]

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The 3,000-year-old lost city of Luxor appears | Culture

Bones and remains of the city found under the sand, in southern Egypt, this Thursday. Images provided by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities When Egypt still had its head in the solemn procession of mummies last Saturday in Cairo, a local archaeological mission announced on Thursday the discovery […]

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Estampa dares with the pandemic | Culture

An employee of the Moisés Pérez de Albéniz gallery shows a piece during the opening day of the Estampa fair in Ifema (Madrid).Bald Elm The flamboyant carding of Juana de Aizpuru returned to walk this Thursday through the pavilions of Ifema. The reappearance of this obstinate collector of exotic hairstyles, who founded Arco and has […]

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The authorship of ‘Salvator Mundi’, a state secret | Culture

Authorship of Salvator Mundi, the most expensive painting in history after being auctioned in 2017 for 450 million dollars as a lost work by Leonardo da Vinci, has become a true “state secret” with geopolitical interests that go far beyond artistic relevance painting and that have strained relations between Paris and Riyadh. This is what […]

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How Spanish Prehistoric Art Came to Museums | Culture

Rock art in Spain has two stories. First there is the already known one, with lines in a cave in Cáceres that is more than 65,000 years old. The other, the story of history, is how rock art went from being the object of curiosity among peasants and wise men of the 19th century to […]

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The most fragile Chema Madoz | Culture

One of the photographs of Madoz’s new job.Chema Madoz (courtesy Elvira González Gallery) Chema Madoz he continues to find needles in the haystack and bottles with messages in the sea. Although the 63-year-old artist from Madrid has had it more difficult in the last year to find objects in the capital’s Rastro or in the […]

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Culture declares “inexportable” a painting that was going to be auctioned in Madrid on suspecting that it may be by Caravaggio Culture

‘Ecce homo’ removed from the Casa Ansorena auction in Madrid.THE COUNTRY The Casa Ansorena in Madrid had planned to auction a lot with a Behold the man titled The crowning with thorns attributed to the circle of José Ribera, dated in the seventeenth century. The starting price of the painting was going to be 1,500 […]

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The first Superman comic sells for 2.7 million euros | Culture

First issue of ‘Action Comics’ in which Superman appears.REUTERS Superman, the classic American comic book hero, hit newsstands for the first time in April 1938, within the story Action Comics n.1. Nobody suspected that this 13-page story written by Jerry Siegel and drawn by Joe Shuster was the starting point of a new genre, that […]

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The poetry of Ada Salas, the voice of Niño de Elche and the painting of Van der Weyden come together in ‘Descent’ | Culture

Niño de Elche and Carlos Marquerie, in a rehearsal last Tuesday of ‘Descent’.KIKE TO Carlos Marquerie likes the word “transfer” to talk about his work Descent, based on the collection of poems of the same title by Ada Salas. He was not looking for a recital or a theatrical adaptation. His dramaturgy is not a […]

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