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BENITO QUINQUELA MARTIN (1890/1977), ARGENTINE PAINTER AND MURALIST – Walking in the streets of La Boca

PAINTING THE VIGOR AND ROUGHNESS IN THE PORT OF LA BOCA BENITO QUINQUELA MARTIN 1/3 – His birthday could not be determined precisely as he was abandoned on March 20, 1890 at an orphanage in Buenos Aires (Barracas district). From his physical appearance, the nuns, who found him deduced his birth; thus March 1 is regarded as his birthday. Six ...

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XUL SOLAR (1887/1963), ARGENTINE PAINTER – Painting fantastic landscapes, between mysticism and astrology

PERSONAL VISUAL AND VERBAL LANGUAGE TO DESIGN THE FUTURE XUL SOLAR 1/3 – His father was born in Riga (Latvia), while the Italian mother was originally from a small Italian town in Liguaria. Oscar Agustín Alejandro Schulz Solari was born in San Fernando in 1887. He studied music and then architecture in Buenos Aires, but in 1912 he decided to ...

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RAMON GOMEZ CORNET (1898/1964), ARGENTINE MODERNIST AND FIGURATIVE PAINTER – The painter of the earth

PAINTING, HE MADE A MUD BALL FROM HIS PASSIONS RAMON GOMEZ CORNET 1/3 – Born in a prestigious family, he belonged to a generation, which with aestheticism renewed Argentine art. Moving between abstraction and figuration, he lived a creative trajectory between the boundaries of modern and classic. Painter, who is perceived as one of the forerunners of modern Argentine painting ...

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TROUGH ART – Argentine creativity

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AYKUT AYDOGDU (1986), TURKISH DIGITAL ILLUSTRATOR – without a single paintbrush, so complex human soul

AYKUT AYDOGDU 1/3 – He was born in Ankara in 1986 and started his college education in Graphic Design Department at Marmara University – after finishing Anatolian Fine Arts High School in Ankara. He transferred to Hacettepe University‘s Graphic Design Department after one semester and graduated here. AYKUT AYDOGDU 2/3 –Despite his work is purely digital, drawn or painted with ...

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BRAZILIAN AUTHOR’S TRAVEL – following the tracks of brazilian painters and writers

Our trip into Brazilian creativity begins in São Luiz do Maranhão, capital of Maranhão State, hometown of the writer Aluísio de Azevedo. With more than 3,500 buildings dating to the 18th century (entirely covered with hand-painted tiled tiles), UNESCO has granted this city the title of Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Http://packtours.com.br/dest/maranhao/slz/index.htm We suggest you to read really special book named ...

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ELIS REGINA, BRAZILIAN POP AND JAZZ SINGER – Her death, at the age of 36, shocked Brazil

Echeverria was seven years old, when her mother brought her to sing in a radio program. That little girl, who became famous singer with the name Elis Regina was born in Porto Alegre in January, 1945. For her, singing was like a priesthood. In 1965, she was the guest of “O thin bossa” (a musical TV show), becoming the best ...

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BRAZILIAN LITERATURE – The Slum, novel by Aluísio De Azevedo

Aluísio de Azevedo, born in Sao Luiz do Maranhão, was the most important Brazilian naturalistic writer. His career spans a period of seventeen years. He was the author of twelve novels and eleven theater plays. As a journalist, he had gone to places, where he intended to acclimatize his novels, mixing and talking with people, who inspired his characters. Experienced ...

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SCHADES OD BRAZILIAN POETRY – Hilda Hist: do you see me as mad? Because there is desire within me, everything glimmers

Her first novel aroused great scandal. It was published in 1950 and was titled “Presagio”. The book told the story of love between two pariahs, but “Letters from a seducer” remains the best among her erotic novels. She describes the everyday life of Karl, a wealthy and amoral man, who seeks an answer to his incomprehension of life through sex. ...

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FERNANDO VIGNOLI (1960/2016), BRAZILIAN EXPRESSIONIST PAINTER – Painting doors, walls and water

SHADES OF EXPRESSIONISM, SURREALISM AND POP ART FERNANDO VIGNOLI 1/3 – The artist, professionally known as Vignoli, was a Brazilian painter and sculptor and was born in Belo Horizonte in 1960. He loved to associate his works with Expressionism and Realism and loved to associate shades of Italian metaphysical painting. He graduated in Visual Communication at the School of Visual ...

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