Day: April 10, 2021

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The National Library negotiates with the Abbey of the Valley of the Fallen the return of more than 900 books | Culture

Main facade of the Benedictine Abbey of the Valley of the Fallen.EFE The National Library of Spain will sign in the coming weeks a return agreement with the Abbey of Valle de los Caídos that will allow the recovery of 457 titles that were delivered there in 1961. The investigation into the whereabouts of the […]

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Gilbert & George stroll through London

Gilbert & George stroll through London

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Caravaggio case: the antique dealers who traveled to Madrid with a millionaire check to buy it speak | Culture

One of the main antiquarian firms in the international market, Robilant + Voena, He moved one of his partners to Madrid to acquire the supposed caravaggio which was going to be auctioned last Thursday by Casa Ansorena. The painting, which started at 1,500 euros, was attributed to Ribera’s circle in the catalog, but in the […]

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A comedy two old friends with superpowers and four other movies to watch this weekend | Culture

This week two comedies hit Spanish cinemas: Thunder Patrol, about two friends who, getting older and kilos, are willing to put on a latex suit to distribute cakes and defend their city and Brothers in law, a Galician collective work. Frenchman Just Philippot’s debut feature, showing realistic family terror and fantasy in times of climate […]

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A couple donates their art collection of two million euros to Alicante: “You have to support culture without thinking about saving” | Culture

The American gallery owner Michael Jenkins and the Alicante historian Javier Romero this Thursday at his gallery in New YorkJavier Moreno Vera An American gallery owner, Michael Jenkins, and an art historian from Alicante, Javier Romero, have decided “to let go, like a son who has grown up”, to most of their collection of contemporary […]

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The look that creates the world | Culture

Ava Gardner and Gregory Peck in ‘The Snows of Kilimanjaro’, 1952, directed by Henry King. A landscape offers a different reality depending on the gaze of the person contemplating it. A poet stops alone before its beauty, a musician perceives the sound of the silence carried by the air, a painter attends to the light […]

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Ismael Ivo, dancer, choreographer and director dies | Culture

Former dancer, choreographer and director Ismael Ivo died this Friday at the age of 66, and according to a statement from his family, it was due to complications from covid-19 this week. He had been admitted to the Sirio-Libanés Hospital in São Paulo for a month, his hometown, where he had been born in the […]

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Eduardo Mendoza: “I have the feeling that I have said everything already” | Culture

Eduardo Mendoza, with his book ‘Transbordo en Moscow’Joan Sanchez “I entertained myself thinking about my own things, I don’t know if as a philosopher or as a cretin,” says journalist Rufo Batalla in Transshipment in Moscow, the third, more leisurely and reflective of his successful adventures in the service of the throneless prince Tukuulo after […]

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Ten years without Daniel Catán, the composer who brought Spanish to US opera | Culture

Composer Daniel Catán in a promotional image for his opera ‘Ill Postino’.Gina Ferazzi Daniel Catán was close to leaving music for finances. His son Thomas recalls that his father’s faith wavered at the dawn of the 1980s. The stage was Mexico, a country in perpetual crisis, and the hero of the story encountered obstacles to […]

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