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Marco Bellocchio, 81 years without fear in the cinema | Culture

Marco Bellocchio, in an image on a película ‘Marx can wait’. If old rockers never die, Marco Bellocchio is one of them. He maintains a splendid memory, which helps him to analyze his life and career in a kind but sharp way. Bellocchio (Piacenza, 81 years old) has been a star at the Cannes festival […]

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Sixty years after ‘Viridiana’, Cannes still speaks little Spanish | Culture

60 years have passed since Viridiana, by Luis Buñuel, will win the Palme d’Or (shared with the French A long absence) from the Cannes festival. It is the only feature film in Spanish that has achieved the award, and it did so with the Mexican flag: most of the financing was provided by the producer […]

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Enrique Ponce retires by surprise after 30 years as a figure of bullfighting | Culture

Among the general surprise, and through a brief statement, the right-hander Enrique Ponce – the eternal child prodigy – announced last Monday night that he was retiring from the ring after 30 years of successful career as the leading figure of bullfighting. “At this point in my 2021 season I have decided to stop along […]

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‘Head of a Woman’: Greek Police Find in Athens a Picasso Painting Stolen Nine Years Ago | Culture

Greek police have found Woman’s head, a painting painted by Pablo Picasso in 1939, after it was stolen nine years ago from the National Gallery of Athens. In addition to the work of the Spanish artist, the police have also found a canvas of a landscape with a windmill painted in 1905 by the Dutch […]

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Paco Lucena: The poverty and loneliness of the man who directed Joaquín Sabina’s career for 22 years | Culture

Paco Lucena, last Monday, at his home in Aluche (Madrid), surrounded by photos of the artists he represented.Jaime Villanueva / THE COUNTRY Paco Lucena has approached the bank this morning and has verified that he has no money. Zero. It is June 22 and he receives the self-employed pension, 680 euros, on the 24th of […]

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Donna Leon: thirty years of dark corners of Venice | Elementary

Donna Leon in London in 2004.Photo by Bruno Vincent / Getty Images Venice has survived everything – the tourists, the sea, the saltpeter, the fake carnival masks, the floods, its decline as a Mediterranean power, the bad restaurants in a place that has exquisite gastronomy – and remains as one of the most beautiful cities […]

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Artificial intelligence shows ‘The Night Watch’ in full for the first time in 300 years | Culture

A moment from the restoration of ‘The Night Watch’. The night watch (1642), Rembrandt’s most famous painting and one of the iconic images of the Dutch Golden Age, has been shown this Wednesday in full for the first time in 300 years with the help of artificial intelligence. Exhibited at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, four […]

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Years go by, but not for David Bisbal | Culture

David Bisbal at one point during his performance at the Wizink Center in Madrid.LUCA PIERGIOVANNI / EFE Do you want to feel damn older? It still hurts to stand in front of the crude scrutiny of the mirror, but here is the unappealable fact: it has just been 20 years old, 20! Since the spring […]

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Rewrite in Nubian 500 years later | Culture

Hatim Eujayl, the creator of the digital Nubian typeface. At the beginning of the 20th century, the German coptologist Karl Schmidt bought two manuscripts from an antiquarian in Cairo, believing they contained Coptic texts from Upper Egypt. Upon closer inspection, however, Schmidt realized that, in reality, it was another, peculiar, language. And after deciphering two […]

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Lorde and her first song in four years, ‘Solar power’: from drama to beach party | Culture

Lorde, in a still from the ‘Solar power’ video. Lorde comes back every four years. The New Zealand singer published her first album in 2013, Pure heroine, when she was 17 years old, a job that made her a pop star reaching number one in sales in several countries; in 2017 launched Melodrama, and now, […]

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