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When the Barcelona Olympic Games changed the image of Spain in the world | Culture

If there is something clear about the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games, it is that they represented a before and after for the image of Spain and the Catalan capital. As if they were a turning point. Jordi Canal, author of the book July 25, 1992. Around the world from Spain (Taurus), points out: “Spain falls […]

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‘Carrer Robadors’ opens without brilliance the first Greek Festival of Barcelona dedicated to Africa | Culture

A moment from ‘Carrer Robadors’, a play directed by Julio Manrique.Carles Ribas / THE COUNTRY The inaugural show of the first Grec Festival dedicated to Africa will not go down in history. The premiere on Sunday night of the theatrical adaptation of the novel by French writer Mathias Enard Carrer Robadors, Directed by the Catalan […]

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The owners of the only portrait of Botticelli in Spain choose to exhibit it in Valencia in front of Madrid and Barcelona | Culture

‘Portrait of Michele Marullo Tarcaniota’, by Botticelli, at the Prado in 2004.Paco Torrente Portrait of Michele Marullo Tarcaniota, the only portrait preserved in Spain of the Renaissance master Sandro Botticelli (Florence, 1445-1510), will be exhibited this summer at the Museum of Fine Arts in Valencia. The Guardans-Cambó family, owner of the work, declared an asset […]

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KBr de Barcelona: Garry Winogrand, a myth of photography also in color | Culture

Garry Winogrand’s photograph of a New York street (ca. 1967). The Estate of Garry Winogrand, courtesy Fraenkel Gallery San Francisco After the end of the Second World War in the United States there was a boom economic and social; a few years that gave way, already in the sixties, to a period of restlessness and […]

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The Barcelona Comic Fair endorses the controversy over the Antonio Martín award to the jury | Culture

Image of the Barcelona Comic Fair.Albert garcia Ficomic, the organizing body of the Barcelona Comic Fair, has finally come to terms, after two days of silence, of the controversy generated by the awarding of its main prize to the editor and popularizer of the genre Antonio Martín (Seville, 1939). The announcement that Martín was the […]

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A hundred cartoonists and screenwriters criticize the award of the Barcelona Comic Fair to Antonio Martín | Culture

An image of the environment at the Barcelona Comic Fair.EFE Almost a hundred Spanish comic authors, including some of the most relevant of the genre, have made public a statement rejecting the Grand Prize of the Barcelona Comic Fair awarded this Sunday to Antonio Martín. The signatories consider that the rules of the award have […]

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Starfall at the Liceo de Barcelona to celebrate its 175th anniversary | Culture

After its most difficult year, affected, like all theaters, by the pandemic, the Gran Teatro del Liceo wants to turn the celebration of its 175th anniversary into an artistic revulsion capable of placing it once again in the division of honor in the world of opera. They have a dazzling roster of stars to ensure […]

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Xavier Güell: “Barcelona was the lighthouse of southern Europe and it has become smaller” | Culture

The writer Xavier Güell, in a Madrid street, in March.Samuel Sanchez This man is a volcano full of stories. Before this interview, in a restaurant in Madrid, he told some about his family, about love, about himself and about life around him. Later it was less private. He is Xavier Güell (Barcelona, ​​65 years old), […]

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Vivien Leigh: Gone with the Wind to Barcelona by Vivien Leigh | Culture

Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh, naked, during their honeymoon in 1940, in some unpublished photos of the couple.Setdart When she was 15 years old Elvira Clara Bonet saw in Barcelona gone With the Wind, the 1939 American blockbuster starring Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh, which could not be released in Spain until 1950. And she […]

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Sant Jordi: Irene Vallejo, a mermaid narrates in Barcelona | Culture

And then he sang the charms of Dodona, a sanctuary city where the oldest Greek oracle was, “with a magical oak that knew the future.” “In the sacred forest where the oak leaves whispered” and “in times when” man had not yet forgotten the alphabet of trees. And so, yesterday, with an irresistible melodious voice, […]

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