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A new way of looking at ‘Las Hilanderas’, as Velázquez painted them | Culture

Presentation of the new frame for ‘Las Hilanderas’, by Diego Velázquez, in the image, Javier Solana, president of the Royal Board of the Prado Museum.Victor Sainz When visitors to the Prado Museum contemplate Spinners, by Diego Velázquez, will come across the original creation, without the additions made in the 18th century that made the scene […]

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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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The National Gallery concludes that ‘The Triumph of Silenus’ was painted by Nicolas Poussin | Culture

‘The Triumph of Silenus’, canvas measuring 142.9 by 120.5 centimeters, by Nicolas Poussin, made around 1636.National Gallery Inside the painting, the chaos will continue forever. After all, it portrays a bacchanalia. But, out, the confusion that has surrounded The triumph of Silenus just found an answer. After decades of uncertain authorship, the National Gallery of […]

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A screen painted to relate the fall of Tenochtitlán from the Creole side | Culture

On one side, life flows. Children chase a kite, some clergymen stroll and, off the trail, there is a bullfighting of heifers. In the city, from a bird’s eye view, you can even sense the viceroy, in his car, recognizable by the shot of six mules. On the other side of the screen, however, war […]

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Ruesga: Abandonment defeats Saint George painted in a hermitage in Cantabria | Culture

In the cemetery of the municipality of Ruesga, in Cantabria, a medieval hermitage is barely standing. The abandonment is total, despite the fact that there remain some striking Gothic paintings that represent Saint George and his dragon, the 12 apostles at the Last Supper or a knight in armor and mount saving his beloved, among […]

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John James Audubon: The ‘Far West’ Adventurer Who Painted All the Birds of America | Culture

Portrait of Audubon with his horse and his dog ‘Dash’ by his two sons. “We got our weapons ready and went ashore in Kentucky.” The person who writes these lines in his diary after descending from a boat with which he follows the wild course of the Ohio River to the Mississippi and which has […]

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