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THROUGH CALIFORNIA – Dreaming through images

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 artists and that other people enjoy their works.

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DESERT, SKY AND HORIZON – Arriba Mexico! / Autor’s Travel from Tampico to Autlan de Navarro

Making a trip, add something special to your luggage, what was born in the country you are visiting: a book by Mariano Azuena, a collection of poems Rafael Guillen and a musical mix by Carlos Santana, because the theme of cultural identity is at the center of our Mexican Author’s Travel. Https://www.visitmexico.com/en Chefs and hoteliers, painters, photographers and sculptors, songwriters, ...

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TWO GUITARS, TIMBALS AND CONGAS – The long trip of Carlos Santana, between mescalina and Woodstock

He loves two different guitars: the big triangle Dunlop (which he used for many years) and the V-Pick Freakishly Large Round. He has won 10 Grammy Awards and three Latino Grammy Awards. The sound of his group is characterized by melodic lines based on Latin and African rhythms (with timbales and congas, not generally heard in rock music). This Mexican ...

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THE UNDERDOGS – Romance, by Mariano Azuela

He was born in 1873 in Lagos de Moreno (Jalisco). He had grown up in the small paternal farm, and this experience affected the settings of many of his tales. At the age of fourteen he entered a Catholic seminary, but soon abandoned religious studies. He studied medicine in Guadalajara, graduating in 1899. Military doctor in the revolutionary army, he ...

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RUFINO TAMAYO (1899/1991), MEXICAN PAINTER

THE POWER OF LIVE COLORS RUFINO TAMAYO 1/4 – His painting shifted from realism to expressionism, until he came to abstractism. “America,” his masterpiece, was the highlight of an auction of a Latin American Art night at Sotheby’s in November 2008. This work is a vinyl and sand on a canvas and was created in 1955 for a bank in ...

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THROUGH MEXICO – A nation through few images

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 artists and that other people enjoy their works.

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NOT FEAR – Poem, by Rafael Guillen

Rafael Sebastián Guillén Vicente (identified as Subcomandante Marcos) was born in Tampico in 1957. Like many of his generation, he was radicalized by the events of 1968, becoming militant in a Maoist organization. In 1981 he was one of the five students of the university department of letters and philosophy, who have received national medal of excellence. His famous political ...

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