Day: May 2, 2021

Culture

Germany repairs “a colonial injustice” | Culture

The enigmatic and beautiful head of a queen, wearing a crown with a yes, a matriarchal figure of the former kingdom of Benin, today Nigeria, could only be admired for years in the Ethnological Museum of Berlin, in the Dahlem district. The head carved at the beginning of the 16th century, one of more than […]

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Alfonso Ordóñez, brother of Antonio, son of Niño de la Palma, senior bullfighter | Blog The bull, by the horns

Alfonso Ordóñez (Seville, 1938) has had no choice but to be a bullfighter and an artist; not in vain is he the son of the matador Niño de la Palma and the dancer and actress Consuelo Reyes, and little brother (the boy) of the great Antonio Ordóñez, Cayetano, Juan, Pepe and Ana Jesús, all bullfighters […]

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The ‘Salvator Mundi’ track from Cádiz | Culture

‘Sebastián Martínez’, Francisco de Goya’s portrait of the Cádiz merchant, preserved in the Metropolitan Museum in New York. In Cádiz there was a palace in which, from wall to wall, an old murilleque interpellated a relaxed Diana of Titian. In which Santa Rufina de Velázquez came face to face with works by Ribera, Rubens, Zurbarán […]

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Nabokov’s ‘Lolita’ Retains Its Attraction During Me Too Times | Culture

Just appeared in America Lolita in the Afterlife (“Lolita in posterity”), volume in which six decades after its publication 18 female writers and eight female writers analyze Lolita, one of the most controversial novels of all time. The work of Vladimir Nabokov (Saint Petersburg, Russia, 1899-Montreux, Switzerland, 1977) addresses extremely problematic issues, which at the […]

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The Neapolitan ‘trap’, from the suburb to San Remo | Culture

Enzo Dong slams the cafeteria door and draws in the air the fork that separated his friends’ lives and his own. It was a newspaper double page from a few years ago. The same day his song was released Promises missed, with the mythical neo-melodic singer Franco Ricciardi, the face of one of his colleagues […]

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