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AUTHOR’S TRAVEL IN CHILE – 13 hours by car, good music and reading, to collect five different pictorial shades

Our Chile trip begins in Vicuña, a municipality in Elqui province (Coquimbo Region) https://www.welcomechile.com/vicuna/index_en.html where the poet GABRIELA MISTRAL was born. Her name, even today, is synonymous with feminism and evocative poetry. Along with Pablo Neruda, she has fueled literary creativity in Chile. By recommending that you accompany your journey with a collection of VICTOR JARA music tracks, we recommend ...

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THE MAN KNOWING WIND’S SILLABES

That Chilean songwriter was born in San Ignacio (Chilean province of Ñuble, Bío Bío Region) on a day at the end of September 1932. Luís Sepúlveda was his friend, and about him he said: “Sometimes when your voice fills my room or when I clean up old records, one of my children asks who sings, and the answer is always ...

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MY TENDER MATADOR – Novel, by by Pedro Lemebel

Was born in a marginal neighborhood of Santiago de Chile, on the banks of the Zanjón de la Aguada (an irrigation canal that empties into the Mapocho River), in the mid-1960s he moved with his family to a set of social housing. He studied at the Industrial High School (metal forging and furniture were the topics taught) that the future ...

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GABRIELA MISTRAL – When love beauty, it is the shadow of God on the universe

Lucíla Godoy Alcayaga she was born on April 6th 1889 in Vicuña (a northern Chilean commune which borders Argentina). Her career as an educator and poet, owes its success to her oratory skills and unshakeable perseverance. She began her writing career publishing often controversial articles, which advocated for the rights of women. Her verses are difficult to recite, because of ...

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SERGIO MARTINEZ CIFUENTES (1966), CHILEAN REALIST PAINTER – Elegance of shapes and colors

FOR LOVE OF ART SERGIO MARTINEZ CIFUENTES 1/3 – He has a dual nationality (Chilean-Spanish) but was born in Santiago de Chile on a July day. Http://www.sergiomartinez.com/ When he was only a child, he was already known for his designs, but also for his poems. This propensity had begun to dig a deep imprint in her romantic adolescent profile. He ...

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PEDRO LIRA (1845/1912), CHILEAN VISUAL PAINTER – The pioneer of Chilean painting

PAINTING THAT DEFINES THE PARAMETERS OF MODERN ART CHILEAN PEDRO LIRA 1/3 – Several historical paintings of his have been used on Chilean banknotes. He was born in Santiago de Chile, into a wealthy family in Chile, and had refined his artistic talents with a landscape painter, continuing to practice law studies at the University of Chile. This South American ...

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MAYA KOKOCINSKI MOLERO (1970), CHILEAN PAINTER

SUSPENDED FACES, A SYMBOLISM TO RESEARCH OF SIGNIFICANT MAYA KOKOCINSKI MOLERO 1/3 – This Chilean naturalized Italian artist, she learned her early rudiments in the study of her father, a figurative painter. She has already participated in several collective exhibitions. Faces, looks and bodies are for her the opportunity to paint psychological analysis, using the colors of feelings feelings and ...

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CLAUDIO BRAVO (1936/2011), CHILEAN HYPERREALIST PAINTER – Paint portraits, dreaming of the journey that is worthy of an entire existence

THE ABLE USE OF THE LIGHT BY AN HYPERREALIST PAINTER CLAUDIO BRAVO 1/3 – He was born in Valparaiso on a ranch, so one of his childhood memories was when he was three years old as he was on a horse. In 1945, he began studies at Colegio San Ignacio (Santiago de Chile), where a priest noted his artistic ability, ...

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CAMILO MORI SERRANO (1896/1973), CHILEAN PAINTER – Inside the entire creative horizon of the twentieth century

WHEN BRIGHT COLORS COMPROMISE BALANCED AND ROMANTIC CHROMATISM CAMILO MORI SERRANO 1/3 – The evolution of his pictorial style had matured within the entire creative horizon of the twentieth century. Starting with the Creole academic style, he had come to the confines of pop art. He was born in Valparaiso on a day at the end of September, and from ...

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TRAVEL IN CHILEAN CREATIVITY – From Vicuña to San Ignacio, under the stars of a songwriter, writers and Chilean painters

The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these painters and that other people enjoy their works.

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