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The surreal failure of Luis Buñuel and Man Ray in Hollywood | Culture

Luis Buñuel in 1974 during the filming of ‘El fantasma de la libertad’.JOHN SPRINGER COLLECTION / CORBIS The concentration of talent in golden Hollywood may be comparable to that of Pericles’ Athens, as critic Robin Wood put it, but not all the geniuses who passed through were able to make their mark on the Walk […]

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Heroine, posh, Ibiza and a Rolleiflex camera: the portrayed life of Luis Baylón | Culture

On June 10, 10,000 elite racing pigeons left the Algarve in Portugal to participate in a speed competition. They had to cover about 500 kilometers to reach Porto. A storm diverted dozens of them, disoriented. They ended up appearing exhausted in houses in Galicia and Asturias, places where they detected food or dovecotes. One of […]

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Pepe Luis Segura, a great figure among the proxies, an independent bullfighting | Blog The bull, by the horns

He wore the bullfighter suit in the 1970s, and eight scars remind him of it every day; The Viti was his alternative godfather in 1969, but he retired when he learned that it would not be a figure. At that time, in 1977, Pepe Luis Segura (La Línea de la Concepción, Cádiz, 1945) could not […]

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‘Berlanguiano. Luis García Berlanga (1921-2021) ‘: Berlanga, the mirror of Spain | Culture

In the photo you can see José Isbert playing the piano with the face of a virtuoso, Luis García Berlanga reading a newspaper folded as if it were a libretto and José Luis López Vázquez disguised as Groucho Marx and up on the wall piano nailing the usual gesture of pleasure from the New York […]

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José Luis Alexanco, the artist of processes, dies | Culture

This Sunday night the plastic artist José Luis Alexanco (Madrid, 1942-2021) died at his home in Madrid, at the age of 79, due to an abrupt cardiorespiratory arrest, as confirmed by the Maisterravalbuena gallery. Alexanco, one of the most rigorous and original Spanish avant-garde creators of his generation, was not so interested in the result, […]

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The Reina Sofía opens the first of the six parts of the reorganization of its collection: from Doris Day to Luis Gordillo | Culture

One of the new rooms at the Reina Sofía, specifically the area dedicated to abstraction, with works by Mark Rothko, Antoni Tàpies, Fernando Zóbel, Eusebio Sempere and Martín Chirino.Bald Elm The gigantic mushroom of smoke and dust that caused the atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki in August 1945 is the symbol most associated with the […]

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Eloy de la Iglesia and José Luis Manzano: a story of love, cinema, heroin and self-destruction | Culture

Eloy de la Iglesia poses with the actors Antonio Flores, Rosario Flores and José Luis Manzano, the leading trio of “Colegas”, in Madrid in 1982. This is a history of love. And addictions, drugs and people. It is also a story of cinema and of a part of Spain pushed into the sewers of history […]

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Las Ventas inaugurates a mosaic by Luis Gordillo in memory of Víctor Barrio | Culture

Since yesterday, the Las Ventas bullring in Madrid has had a ceramic mosaic in homage to the bullfighter Víctor Barrio, who was killed by a goring at the 2016 Teruel fair, inaugurated in the presence of the president of the Community of Madrid, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, and the mayor of the capital, José Luis Martínez […]

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Luis Planas: The Minister of Agriculture shows his support for the fighting breed for its contribution to the territory | Culture

Luis Planas, in the center; to his right, Antonio Bañuelos, president of UCTL, and to his left, Juan Pedro Domecq, vice president.MAP The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Luis Planas, has shown his support for the autochthonous fighting breed for its contribution to the management and structuring of the environment where it sits (mainly […]

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