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PAULA REGO – IMAGERY AND SYMBOLISM, TO CREATE A SURREAL MYSTERY

PAULA REGO 1/3 – She is a Portuguese-born visual artist, who is particularly known for her paintings based on storybooks. http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/paula-rego-1823 Her style, has evolved from abstract towards representational (where she has favoured pastels over oils for much of her career). Her work, often reflects feminism, always coloured with folk-themes from her native Portugal. PAULA REGO 2/3 – She paints ...

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PAULA REGO, PORTUGUESE PAINTER – Painting a world of dark fairy tale

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IN THE WILDERNESS

Beaches from ocher, blue and blue sea, this is a place where time seems to stand still. Visiting the Algarve http://www.visitalgarve.pt/?idioma=uk will preserve the idea that it is a place on the borders of the world. The Algarvian beaches Costa Vicentina, are the ones that you will not miss: wild scenery of breathtaking cliffs, a sea that inspires awe, but ...

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PORTUGAL / THE WILD ALGARVE

The Wild Algarve offers a lot of extra’s what you can do. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fos4Pzkx084 We enjoyed outside yoga and massages, but one of the best things we enjoyed was the food that you can find there. A homemade breakfast, dinner and a picknick at the beach. If you have the time, you can also book horse, hiking tour, surfing and dolphin watching. ...

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STREET ART IN ALGARVE / PORTUGAL

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WONDERFUL PORTUGUESE LANDSCAPES

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LUCAS VAN LEYDEN MASTERPIECE AT THE RIJKSMUSEUM

The painting was commissioned for the Church of St Peter in Leiden. The triptych is the jewel in the crown of Museum De Lakenhal in Leiden. Now the Last Judgement is on show in the Rijksmuseum’s Gallery. https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en Over the last 450 years, the altarpiece has left Leiden only for brief periods. The Last Judgement by Lucas van Leyden is ...

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LUCAS VAN LEYDEN (1494/1533), DUTCH PAINTER – Pictorial art, according to the Renaissance style

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SHADOW PUPPETS AT ELS QUATRE GATS

  This is a unique set in its genre, ate the National Museum of Catalonia (until February 19, 2017), that establishes a visible relation with modernity. Ramon Casas and the shadow puppets at Els Quatre Gats. http://museunacional.cat/en This Casas’ collection (that is conserved by the museum), has been recently enriched with a very original: a group of 11 shadow puppets, ...

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TELEMACO SIGNORINI (1835/1901), ITALIAN PAINTER – Paint the impatience to academic stiffness

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