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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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An ‘S’ in origami will be the image of Spain at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2022 | Culture

The Minister of Culture, José Manuel Rodríguez Uribes, presented this Tuesday the graphic design of Spain as the guest of honor at the 2022 Frankfurt Book Fair.Javier Rodriguez Barrera placeholder image An S typical of origami templates is the graphic that Spain will wear as the guest of honor at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2020. […]

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‘The Minamata photographer’: intrahistory of a mythical image | Culture

Creativity, especially its absence, usually intervenes between the event and the recreation of that event. W. Eugene Smith, renowned magazine photographer Life Both for his distinguished works in Iwo Jima and Okinawa during World War II and for his incomparable drunkenness, abandonment and rudeness to the media that paid him, he made in June 1972 […]

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Mads Nissen: An image of the elderly in the pandemic wins the World Press Photo of 2021 | Culture

‘The first hug’, by Danish Mads Nissen, photo of the year in the World Press Photo 2021 contest.Mads Nissen / Politiken / Panos Pi / EFE Danish Mads Nissen is the author of the photo of the year that has won the World Press Photo 2021 contest, with an image that reflects the loneliness of […]

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Culture digitizes 6,300 photos of Jean Laurent, pioneer of the image in Spain | Culture

Frenchman Jean Laurent, Juan Laurent, as some photography scholars affectionately call him, is known for being a pioneer of the art of the image in Spain. Born in Garchizy, in 1816, on November 24 of this year it will be 135 years since the death, in 1886, of who was also a forerunner in the […]

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