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Caravaggio case: the antique dealers who traveled to Madrid with a millionaire check to buy it speak | Culture

One of the main antiquarian firms in the international market, Robilant + Voena, He moved one of his partners to Madrid to acquire the supposed caravaggio which was going to be auctioned last Thursday by Casa Ansorena. The painting, which started at 1,500 euros, was attributed to Ribera’s circle in the catalog, but in the […]

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“Galileo case manager informed” | Culture

A series of emails exchanged in 2014 between two heads of the technical direction of the National Library of Spain (BNE) indicate that the director, Ana Santos, was informed on those dates of the disappearance of the A starry Messenger, the book by Galileo Galilei printed in Venice in 1610. Among the messages that EL […]

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The aftermath of the ‘Weinstein case’ in fiction | Culture

Women demonstrate against Harvey Weinstein in front of a New York court in January 2020.Kena Betancur / Getty Images Rumors about his sexual harassment of women had been circulating for years, but that had not diminished his power or influence. His aggressive style and his maneuvers to raise or lower films, directors and actors in […]

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“I’m happy”: Teddy Bautista after his acquittal in the case of the purchase of two theaters | Culture

Teddy Bautista, during the trial for the purchase of the Lope de Vega and Coliseum theaters, in September 2020 in Madrid.FERNANDO VILLAR / EFE The National Court has acquitted the former president of the General Society of Authors and Editors (SGAE) Teddy Bautista (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 77 years old) of the crime of […]

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