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Farewell to Juan Bosco Díaz-Urmeneta, an irreplaceable | Culture

Juan Bosco Díaz-Urmeneta, in an exhibition in Cádiz in 2007.JOSÉ BRAZA (Diario de Sevilla) This morning Juan Bosco Díaz-Urmeneta died at the Virgen Macarena University Hospital in Seville, at the age of 76. Professor of Aesthetics at the University of Seville, writer, art critic from EL PAÍS, exhibition curator, lecturer, Díaz-Urmeneta has been an irreplaceable […]

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Last afternoons with Juan Marsé | Culture

Juan Marsé with his daughter, Berta, and his grandchildren in 2000, in Barcelona.Pepe Encinas The city was a still ghost under a summer sky marked by the sad curse of the pandemic. Through that lonely place in July, Berta Marsé made the path that took her to her father’s room, Juan Marsé, seriously ill in […]

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Juan Uslé, guest artist of the EL PAÍS space at ARCO, reflects on his work and the pandemic | Videos

Juan Uslé, invited artist to this year’s EL PAÍS exhibition space in ARCO, reflects in this video on the pandemic with Estrella de Diego, a member of the San Fernando Royal Academy of Fine Arts, in a talk at the newspaper space in the contemporary art fair. His work in ARCO, an encounter between painting […]

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Juan Antonio Ridruejo and his footprint in the territory | Culture

With the stealth and austerity that characterized him, a great man has died: Juan Antonio Ridruejo, who was buried with his family in Soria, the homeland of his ancestors, on his birthday, the longest of the year. Juan Ridruejo, doctor of architect, master in City Planning from Harvard, and professor at Berkeley and at the […]

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‘The night of San Juan’: Night of bonfires and dancing | Culture

From La noche de San Juan (Barcelona evenings) The ideas of a well thought out and planned ballet have remained, but never staged. The strange, festive and tense music of Roberto Gerhard remained at the same time. The sketches, intentionally cubist, of Joan Junyer’s costumes and scenery remain. There is the argument devised by Ventura […]

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‘La noche de San Juan’: An unpublished ballet cut short by the Civil War finally takes its first step | Culture

The Ballets Russes of Montecarlo performed on June 7, 1936 at the Liceo de Barcelona, ​​when the Catalan city won the title of capital of republican culture and a military rebellion took shape in the shadows. The director of the company, Vasili Grigorievich Voskresenski, and his choreographer, the legendary Léonide Massine, took advantage of the […]

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Argentina: Juan Forn, the man who read on Fridays | Culture

The Argentine writer Juan Forn, in an interview in Madrid in 2002.Ricardo Gutierrez The girl arrived at her office in Buenos Aires with a murderous look and the book handwritten in a notebook. It was 1995 and the then editor of Planeta, Juan Forn, was so captivated by the novel by that irreverent teenager that […]

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Juan Diego Botto: “I want to think that Lorca died with a smile, thinking about his last love” | Culture

There was no moon the night Lorca was killed. Before the firing squad, that August 18, 1936, in Granada, the poet died dejected without being able to see her. “I was impressed that precisely Lorca, the poet who perhaps most often mentions the moon in his works, was shot to death without being able to […]

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The memoirs of Juan Padrón give many jokes | Culture

Vignettes from ‘My life in Cuba’.Reservoir Books Lately, a lot of laughter has come from Juan Padrón’s office. “The image I have is to enter his house and see him laughing alone at the cartoon that he had just finished,” says journalist Mauricio Vicent, a close friend of the Cuban genius. “He enjoyed drawing, remembering […]

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Gravity gorings Pablo Aguado and subordinate Juan José Domínguez | Culture

Pablo Aguado was gored when he came in to kill at the sixth o’clock in the afternoon.Torostv Shortly after the celebration began, with the sharp swords of a duel at the top and the illusion of the clouds, the ill omen of the tragedy in Vistalegre fluttered again. Subaltern Juan José Domínguez, under the command […]

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