Day: May 11, 2021

Culture

Leaving home | Blog From the shooter to the city

It would be very difficult to summarize the relationship with home better than Vivian Gornick: “If you don’t leave home you suffocate, if you go too far you lack oxygen.” But in his highly recommended last novel, The only child (Anagram), Guadalupe Nettel manages to explain the breadth of meanings that the concept of home […]

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‘ABC’ Awards: Javier Cercas, Mariano de Cavia journalism award | Culture

Javier Cercas, at his home in Verges (Girona).© Consuelo Bautista The writer and columnist Javier Cercas, the journalist José María Carrascal and the cartoonist Ricardo Martínez Ortega, Ricardo, have been respectively awarded the Mariano de Cavia, Luca de Tena and Mingote journalism awards, in their 2021 edition. These awards, which are awarded annually by the […]

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The Reina Sofía opens the first of the six parts of the reorganization of its collection: from Doris Day to Luis Gordillo | Culture

One of the new rooms at the Reina Sofía, specifically the area dedicated to abstraction, with works by Mark Rothko, Antoni Tàpies, Fernando Zóbel, Eusebio Sempere and Martín Chirino.Bald Elm The gigantic mushroom of smoke and dust that caused the atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki in August 1945 is the symbol most associated with the […]

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Virtual meeting with Sebastián Yatra | Culture

The Meetings EL PAÍS continue in virtual format to bring our readers the best of journalism and culture. The protagonist of the next meeting will be the Colombian singer Sebastian Yatra, who will talk to our readers about his upcoming concerts in Spain and his musical future. If you want to chat with him in […]

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The 15 reviews of the operas performed at the Teatro Real in 2019 | Culture

View of the Royal Theater of Madrid that won the award for the best opera company at the International Opera Awards gala, cataloged as the Óscar de la lrica, held this Monday.Chema Moya / EFE The Teatro Real has received an international embrace in the midst of the crisis thanks to the International Opera Awards. […]

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The forgetfulness that we will be: ‘The forgetfulness that we will be’, a formalist memory of a good man | Culture

Not infrequently the entity of the characters rises above the very films in which they appear: on their virtues, and also on their defects; or, at least, on the debatable formal decisions that accompany the future of its protagonists and of the societies where they operate. The oblivion that we will be Sixteenth fiction feature […]

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Franco’s sinister war tourism | Culture

Group of tourists on national routes in Oviedo in 1938.Marqués Sta Mª del Villar / Biblioteca Nacional In the midst of the Civil War, the national side created tourist war routes to bring foreign visitors to the regions that had fallen under their control. Of the four initially planned, only two materialized, the northern one, […]

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‘Erasing the record’: The losing battle against the digital dictatorship | Culture

“We have lost the battle” is the last phrase heard in the interview. The French Benoît Delépine (Saint-Quentin, 62 years old) and Gustave Kervern (Mauritius, 58 years old) chat with the press thanks to the digital platform Zoom about their new film, Clear history, winner of the Special Jury Prize of the Berlinale 2020 and […]

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Girault de Prangey’s drawings reveal how the Mosque of Córdoba has changed in the last two centuries | Culture

Front view of the mihrab of the Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba published by Girault de Prangey in 1839 with the digital model of the current state superimposed. / A. GÁMIZ / J. CANTIZANI / JF REINOSO The passion for architecture and drawing was the engine that drove the great journeys through the Mediterranean basin of Joseph-Philibert […]

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Writers: Three or four, pure vertigo | Culture

Natalia Ginzburg, in an undated image. At first, some writers exhibited sufficiency: confinement would know how to cope well because they were already used to home isolation. And someone even quoted Martin Amis, who had proclaimed that as a writer he led the life of a housewife. A year later, the nerves of more than […]

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