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Rancagua: Chile shapes Antoni Gaudí’s first dream outside of Spain | Culture

On the left, Antoni Gaudí’s original sketch of the Chapel of the Assumption. On the right, a model for the project in Rancagua, Chile. Almost a century has passed since the Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí, four years before his death, decided to give a chapel project of his own to Rancagua, in Chile, a city […]

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Roser Bru, the Winnipeg teenager who painted Chile | Culture

The painter has died at the age of 98 in Chile Roser Bru, one of the great symbols of the Spanish exile. Bru arrived at the port of Valparaíso when he was just 16 years old, aboard the Winnipeg boat. It was very early on September 3, 1939, when 2,200 Spanish exiles began to get […]

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Chile: Raúl Zurita: “Humanity is in an almost metaphysical abandonment”

Raúl Zurita, Chilean poet in Madrid.Luis Sevillano There are poems that will always remain in the imagination, and there are others that will escape it. These are two lessons that the Chilean poet Raúl Zurita is very clear about. In the seventies, Zurita (Santiago, 71 years old) was still a stranger in the world of […]

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Covid-19 in Chile: Chronicle of the massive contagion that left two dead and affected almost all the actors in a Chilean theater company | Culture

Presentation of ‘Orquesta para Señoritas’, at the Teatro Oriente in Santiago de Chile.Patricio Melo / COURTESY When last December the Chilean theater director Álvaro Viguera (Valparaíso, 1979) received an invitation to direct an ambitious play at the Oriente Theater, one of the most important in Santiago, he did not hesitate to accept. The cases of […]

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Chile removes a statue from Plaza Italia, the epicenter of social protests

Chile removes a statue from Plaza Italia, the epicenter of social protests

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