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A garden to rethink our relationship with plants from science, art, philosophy and fashion | Culture

A group of participants in the Roots ans seeds conference at the University of Barcelona. From left to right: Lucio Montecchio, Nacho Peres, Evgenia Emets, Paula Bruna, Antonio Riello and Tatiana Kourochkina.Joan Sanchez / THE COUNTRY “It is by believing in roses that you make them bloom,” wrote Anatole France. With the same confidence, the […]

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The Isla del Rey de Mahón opens to the public as a sustainable refuge for contemporary art | Culture

Aerial view of the Isla del Rey de Menorca, in an image courtesy of Hauser & Wirth.Be Creative The natural port of Mahón has four islands. In one of them Alfonso III of Aragon landed in his conquest of Menorca in the 13th century, for which it received the name of the Isla del Rey. […]

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Hay Festival Segovia arrives in September with relevant names in art and thought | Culture

The city of Segovia will be the main axis of a Hay Festival that will tour Castilla y León. Hay Festival Segovia returns this year in its sixteenth edition focused on two main themes: dialogues with the earth and fiction and non-fiction literature. Several face-to-face events of the event, winner in 2020 of the Princess […]

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The Government approves the rental agreement for the Carmen Thyssen art collection | Culture

The soap opera about the future of Carmen Thyssen’s art collection is coming to an end. The Council of Ministers on Tuesday gave a letter of nature to the pact signed in January between the baroness and the then minister José Manuel Rodríguez Uribes. The Thyssen Foundation in Madrid has housed the Baroness’s paintings since […]

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The cryptococaína and the digital art of the Colombian Camilo Restrepo | Culture

There is a ton of cocaine somewhere in the open sea right now. Not in the Caribbean Sea, not in the Pacific Ocean. It is on a blockchain platform called OpenSea, which translates to ‘open sea’, and where several artists have recently offered their works in the form of NFTs: encrypted codes known in Spanish […]

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The art world in the post-Pandemic | Culture

The pandemic has not made it easy. Just look at this year’s data from Arco, the largest contemporary art fair in Spain: the number of galleries has plummeted, 130 compared to 209 in the previous edition. The onset of the pandemic was a blockage for many creators, but over time, the different actors in the […]

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Cuban art stands up in Arco contra la Revolución | Culture

The 26th of June, Hamlet Lavastida, 38-year-old Cuban artist He was serving the sixth day of mandatory confinement at his home in Havana after returning from a year of artistic residency in Berlin. But that morning he saw something different from his window: a suspicious man heading for his building. She imagined the worst, so […]

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The Prado turns the 19th century around: more female presence and greater attention to social art | Culture

The melancholic Spain unfolds from today, with all its air of inevitability and defeat, in room 75, home after the last remodeling of the permanent collection of the Prado Museum of History painting. Those great paintings of shipwrecks, executions and other episodes of a country of disenchantment, breathe at least calmer with the change of […]

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Beer with a lot of art | Culture

Come together it is synonymous with spending time in the company of family or friends, but it also implies joy and gratitude for being with those we love. “It is that word that we are so eager to use again”, recognizes the Cadiz designer Raquel Jove, from Rebombo Estudio. And he captures it in a […]

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Grazyna Kulczyk: “People are hungry for art, especially on-site” | Culture

The businesswoman and philanthropist Grazyna Kulczyk in front of a piece from her collectionMagda wishes He transformed a beautiful and peaceful valley in the Alps into a must-see destination for anyone interested in art. Grazyna Kulczyk, an elite patron who rarely talks to the press, was married to the successful businessman Jan Kulczyk, who died […]

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