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KBr de Barcelona: Garry Winogrand, a myth of photography also in color | Culture

Garry Winogrand’s photograph of a New York street (ca. 1967). The Estate of Garry Winogrand, courtesy Fraenkel Gallery San Francisco After the end of the Second World War in the United States there was a boom economic and social; a few years that gave way, already in the sixties, to a period of restlessness and […]

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Ayad Akhtar: “The great myth in the US is that the country is morally superior” | Culture

American novelist and playwright Ayad Akhtar in an undated image.Vincent Tull / EFE The November 2020 presidential election was still two months away when it was published in the United States. Elegies to the homeland, the acclaimed novel by Ayad Akhtar, one of the books of the year according to the lists of the main […]

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Marina Abramovic: The myth of the Phoenix | Culture

Marina Abramovic and Ulay, in the ‘performance’ ‘Relation in Time’ (1977). Marina Abramovic once told me that performance It was for her the Phoenix bird, that fabulous bird, unique in its kind, that dies burned to be reborn from its ashes. He spoke of his start, in the seventies, when a sophisticated world full of […]

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What is behind the myth of Bob Marley | Culture

We know that Bob Marley (1945-1981) still stands out among the most profitable stars. Your position in the hit parade of the commercially active deceased is explained by a genuinely global fame and by the hook of his merchandising: Any product bearing your name or image is salable (and that includes everything from textiles to […]

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Argentine actress Libertad Leblanc, sexual myth of the sixties, dies | Culture

Actress Libertad Leblanc, in a photo session in 1978.Gianni Ferrari / Getty Argentine actress Libertad Leblanc, an icon of erotic cinema in the sixties and seventies, has died at the age of 83. He had pneumonia and died Thursday night at his home in Buenos Aires, as confirmed by the Argentine Association of Actors. Leblanc, […]

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Books: Alejandra Pizarnik, the myth returns | Culture

Can a writer change her skin half a century after her death? Alejandra Pizarnik, yes. After the publication of Diana tree, his fourth book, prefaced by Octavio Paz, Pizarnik (Avellaneda, 1936- Buenos Aires, 1972) became an inevitable name in twentieth-century poetry. The legend of this cult poet, encouraged by a tragic death at 36 years […]

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