Day: May 4, 2021

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The artist Julião Sarmento dies, the intimacy of desire | Culture

The artist Julião Sarmento with his ‘Little Dancer’, exhibited at the Madrid gallery Heinrich Erhardt in 2014.Alvaro Garcia At the 2001 Venice Biennale, a collaboration was presented between the filmmaker Atom Egoyan and the Portuguese artist Julião Sarmento, who died today in Lisbon at the age of 72. Close, that’s what the play was called, […]

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The High Republic: this will be the new era of Star Wars | Culture

Detail of the cover of the book ‘In the dark’, by Claudia Gray “For over a thousand generations, Jedi Knights were the guardians of peace and justice in the Old Republic. Before these dark times. Before the Empire ”. In those 29 words the promise of a mythical time was condensed, the golden age of […]

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Anita Zabludowicz: “We have helped nurture the artistic ecosystem” | Culture

The collector Anita Zabludowicz in London.David Bebber Few people in the art world count on the determination of Anita Zabludowicz, an elite collector. Born 61 years ago in Newcastle as Anita Steinman, this British daughter of a wholesaler and art historian has spent time building an enviable career. Recognized as one of the 100 most […]

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Rights: Red Hot Chili Peppers sells its catalog of songs for more than 116 million euros | Culture

Red Hot Chili Peppers has sold its entire catalog of songs to the British company Hipgnosis Songs Fund, which specializes in managing the rights of large music catalogs for 140 million dollars (more than 116 million euros). With this decision, the American band joins the latest trend among pop and rock singers to hand over […]

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The Jerez Festival celebrates its 25 years with 12 premieres | Culture

Eduardo Guerrero, in a rehearsal for his new show ‘Debajo de los pies’, which will premiere at the Festival de Jerez.Lucrecia diaz The director of the Jerez Festival, Isamay Benavente, considers that being able to celebrate the 25th edition this year is “quite an achievement”. “Our responsibility to the artists, the public and the project […]

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‘African Mirror’: the dark secrets of the chronicler of the colonies | Culture

Dense fog invaded the Mandara Valley. In the clarity of the plain, a delegation of colonial officials awaited them, white men wearing safari hats. It was the year 1953 and French Cameroon was drawing up a census of the Mafa people, a native of the extreme north of the country. Monsieur Duc, the highest authority, […]

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Learn to add to subtract fascists | Culture

In February 1937 the Republican Government fought more than one battle. Despite the ongoing Civil War, the authorities did not renounce one of the great objectives that the Second Republic had set for itself when it was proclaimed 90 years ago: the education of the population. The Ministry of Public Instruction and Fine Arts decided […]

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Jacques d’Amboise, dancer and choreographer, dies | Culture

The dancer Jacques D’Amboise, in 1961.GEtty The first American dancer Jacques d’Amboise has died in his New York home during the early morning of a stroke, at the age of 86 and after a great career on stage and also as a choreographer, teacher and promoter of ballet. D’Amboise, whose real name was Joseph Jacques […]

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Eva Yerbabuena dances her memories | Culture

Eva Yerbabuena and Fernando Suels, in a rehearsal of ‘Al como tú’, in the bailaora’s studio in Dos Hermanas (Seville).Alejandro Ruesga / THE COUNTRY Eva Yerbabuena is concentrated in her studio in Dos Hermanas (Seville), finalizing her new montage, Like you, that this Thursday opens the 25th edition of the Jerez Festival, the great event […]

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